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Scottish Mountaineering Club



  • Existence: est 1889

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Climbing and photographic notebooks of Archibald Eneas Robertson.

Identifier: Acc.14606/1-10
Scope and Contents Rev. Archibald Eneas Robertson was a keen mountaineer and is credited with being the first person to complete all of the Munros. On his climbs, Robertson often took his camera and to record images of his climbs.The notebooks here fall into two series. The first are climbing notebooks that record information relating to climbs undertaken by Robertson. The second series relate to the photographs he took on climbs, being entitled either 'Photographic Exposure Record' or...
Dates: 1898-1930.

Diaries of Edward R Zenthon, surveyor, of camping, hiking and climbing expeditions.

Identifier: Acc.13576/1-4
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1937-1947, of Edward R Zenthon, surveyor (1920-2012), of camping, hiking and climbing expeditions in Scotland, England, Wales, South Africa, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon and Italy.The diaries are illustrated with numerous skilful drawings and sketch maps together with photographs, postcards, maps and cartoons. In addition to diary entries, there are several lists including mountains climbed, personal climbing equipment, books owned and a glossary of mountaineering terms....
Dates: 1937-1947.

Manuscript volume of Ernest Alexander Maclagan [Sandy] Wedderburn, entitled 'Mountain days and other scraps'.

Identifier: Acc.14598
Scope and Contents This climbing diary of Ernest Alexander Maclagan [Sandy] Wedderburn, started in 1931, gives recollections of climbs in Scotland and Europe. The volume includes sections subheaded as follows [spelling taken from the volume]:ForewardBeginnings: by way of PrefacePierre CabotzZinal RothornDyrhaugstindCraig-yr-IsfaStrahlegg PassA rescue party in SkyeThe Mitre Ridge, Beinn a...
Dates: 1931.

Manuscripts of the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

Identifier: Dep.198- is now part of Acc.11538.

Mountaineering diaries and notebooks of William Douglas Nicoll

Identifier: Acc.13874/1-5
Content Description

Four volumes recording the author's climbing activities in Scotland with an annotated copy of Munro's Tables

Dates: 1955-1991.

Mountaineering journals, entitled ‘Book of climbs and hill walks, Vols. I-VII’, of Iain Hamish Ogilvie, civil engineer.

Identifier: Acc.14269
Scope and Contents

The journals record climbs and walks in Scotland, England and Wales, and expeditions further afield including the Alps, Corsica, Kenya, Mount Kilimanjaro, and Crete.

Dates: 1920-1982.

Notebook with some correspondence of the Reverend Archibald Robertson.

Identifier: Acc.8501
Scope and Contents

Concerning his work for the Scottish Mountaineering Club, and the Scottish Rights of Way Society.

Dates: circa 1940-1953.

Notes and papers, largely relating to the climbing activities of Frederick Denison Campbell Allen.

Identifier: Acc.13313
Scope and Contents

Frederick Denison Campbell Allen joined the SMC in 1933 and died in 1964. He attended club Meets regularly until 1947 and these notes relate largely to this activity.

Dates: 1933-1947, undated

Papers, 1955-1971 and undated, of Louis Baume.

Identifier: Acc.11022
Scope and Contents

Includes diaries and correspondence mostly concerning the South Georgia Survey Expedition of 1955-1956

Also included papers, 1924-1927, of Robert W Lloyd with lectures and correspondence on Alpine mountaineering.

Dates: 1903-1971 and undated.

Papers of the Scottish Mountaineering Club and the Glasgow branch of the Junior Mountaineering Club of Scotland.

Identifier: Acc.11538
Scope and Contents

Includes minutes, registers, climbing books and photographs.

Also includes mountaineering papers of prominent members of the Club, including Sir Hugh Munro, the Rev Archibald A Robertson, Joseph Gibson Stott and William Naismith.

Dates: 1889-2018.

Records and manuscripts of the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

Identifier: Dep.179- is now part of Acc.11538.

Two climbing notebooks, 1915-1922, of Joseph Alan Garrick; with letters, menu cards, printed books and 43 photograph albums.

Identifier: Acc.11401
Scope and Contents

Includes letters, menu cards, printed books and 43 photograph albums, 1934-1937.

Dates: 1915-1937.

Additional filters:

Diaries. 7
Mountaineering. 4
Letters. Correspondence. 3
Notebooks. 3
Correspondence. 2