Reference NumberARC-0105CreatorNew Zealand Alpine ClubDescriptionThe collection includes records of the Alpine Club Headquarters, regional sections, Ski Mountaineers Section, Wellington Section and Australian Section, collections of personal papers from many members of the club, hut visitors' books, papers relating to the 40th, 50th and 75th jubilee celebrations, and to the 1991 club centennial. The mountaineering relates to New Zealand, the Himalayas and Europe. There are also items relating to Antarctica. The collection includes photographs, negatives, slides, lantern slides, audio-tapes, a compact disc, 16mm film, maps, and newspaper clippings.
Only a small part of this collection is digitised and available through Digital Collections. Information about other items can be found on the Hākena catalogue, through the Library Catalogues link above.History / BiographyThe New Zealand Alpine Club (NZAC) was founded in 1891 and is one of the oldest alpine clubs in the world.