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Annotated photograph albums of the rock climbing and mountaineering activities of Harry MacRobert.

Identifier: Acc.14275/1-6

Scope and Contents

MacRobert was a keen climber and a member of both the Scottish Mountaineering Club and the Alpine Club, becoming Vice-President of the latter. MacRobert also edited 'The Central Highlands' by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

The albums record climbs made in Scotland, England, Wales and the Alps.

The albums include diary entries detailing the climb, people, transport and weather. Some of the entries are annotated with references to the 'Scottish Mountaineering Club Journal', where articles corresponding to the specific climbs can be located.


  • Creation: 1898-1945.



6 Volumes

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented. 2021, by Fiona Garwood.


Scottish Mountaineering Club. 'Central Highlands' (Edinburgh, 1952). National Library of Scotland shelfmark NE.18.b.3.

Scottish Mountaineering Club. 'Journal' (Edinburgh, 1890-). National Library of Scotland shelfmark U.413.
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Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

Archives and Manuscript Division
National Library of Scotland
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