Alpine Club of Canada [1906–]
b. 1906 — Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
In the spirit of the Alpine Club (UK) created in England in 1857, and the American Alpine Club (founded 1902), the ACC was established in Winnipeg in 1906 by Arthur Oliver Wheeler [1860–1945] and Elizabeth Parker [1856–1944], with the support of the Canadian Pacific Railway.
Sources of biographical information about Alpine Club of Canada:
Events in the Mount Robson region in which Alpine Club of Canada was involved:
- 1906 ACC organized, Mount Robson attempt proposed
- 1909 ACC Camp – Lake O’Hara
- 1911 ACC-Smithsonian Robson expedition
- 1913 ACC Camp – Mount Robson
- 1924 ACC Camp – Mount Robson (host)
- 1926 ACC Camp – Tonquin Valley
Works pertinent to the Mount Robson region of which Alpine Club of Canada was author or co-author:
- — Banff: Whyte Museum Archives. ACC Minute Book V14/AC 041M/7 (1906–1914).
- — Banff: Whyte Museum Archives. Executive papers (1906–1924).
- — Banff: Whyte Museum Archives. Club records (1906–1924).
- — Banff: Whyte Museum Archives. Clubhouse register (1910–1913).
- — Member’s register, Banff Clubhouse (M200 / AC 0M / 126) (1910–1913).. Whyte Museum
- — “Exploration in the Yellowhead.” Canadian Alpine Journal, Vol. 3 (1911):117
- — Banff: Whyte Museum Archives. Notice of the Alpine Club of Canada, Eighth Annual Camp, 1913, to be held at Mount Robson, on the great Divide, Summit of Robson Pass (AC 0 129) (1913).
- — Banff: Whyte Museum Archives. Constitution and List of Members. 1906-1930 (1930).