Fonds PR-0511 - Munday family fonds

First party to Waddington. Rafting climbers and supplies across the Homathko River, just above Scimitar Creek. View from the summit of the northwest peak, Mount Waddington. Shows the main tower of Waddington,... Ice wall, Regal Glacier near Fury Gap; Don Munday and Esmee (Betty) McCallum pictured. Don Munday on the summit ridge; first ascent of Mount Queen Bess. Don Munday shown; seracs in curve of the Franklin Glacier. Mount Waddington from camp at the head of Scimitar Glacier. Phyllis Munday on Franklin Glacier carrying a 70 lb. pack. Don and Phyllis Munday looking towards Mount Queen Bess from summit of Mount Reliance. Phyllis Munday making a meal at base camp, Waddington expedition. Pack horses of the H. Hall 1933 Coast Range expedition on the Scimitar Glacier. Member of the H. Hall 1933 Coast Range Expedition crossing Tumult Creek using a rope bridge. The middle summit of Mount Waddington, photograph taken during the H. Hall 1933 Coast Range exped... Members of the H. Hall 1933 Coast Mountain expedition; left to right Pete McCormack, unknown, Don... Don Munday holding tight rope for his wife Phyllis as she crosses Scar Creek. Phyllis and Don Munday on top of Mount Victoria, Rocky Mountains; from Alpine Club of Canada 1925... 1926 Coast Range mountaineering expedition; left to right, R.C. (Robbie) Johnson, Athol Agur, Tom... Pocket Valley; snout of the Parallel Glacier, looking down Scimitar Glacier and Valley to Fivefin... Parallel Glacier. Climbing Jubilee Mountain, near Knight Inlet Skiers on Mount Seymour; identified by first name only in album in box 7, album D. The Mundays on Mount Seymour; box 7, album D of accession. Skier on Mount Seymour; box 7, album D of accession. Group of skiers on Mount Seymour; box 7, album D of accession. Group of skiers near Pump Peak; box 7, album D of accession. Alec Dalgliesh removing snow from roof; box 7, album D of accession. Skiers on Mount Seymour; box 7, album D of accession. Malcom McLeod, 1821 - 1899; MS 2379. Walter Alfred Don Munday, in ice cave from "1927, three attempts on Mystery Knight Inlet Kli... Among the pinnacles of the Buckley Glacier; from 001131-0033.
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Munday family fonds

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  • 1907-1983 (Creation)
    Munday (family)

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2.3 m of textual records and other material

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Walter Alfred Don Munday was a journalist and mountain climber. He was married to Phyllis Beatrice Munday (nee James), who was also an avid mountain climber. Their daughter was Edith Wickham.

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The fonds consists of manuscripts of articles, stories and poems of W.A.D. (Don) Munday, the diaries, notes and correspondence of Phyllis Munday, and photographs, maps (Coast Range and Rocky Mountains) and films.

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Archives code(s): MS-2379; 198704-001; 198812-005; F1987:01; F1988:27; F1991:02; M889002; T4293; T4421

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Accession number(s): 74A-003; 75-083; 85-138; 89-041; 89-1006; 88-029; 92-7240; 94-9768; 95-6104; 198704-001; 198812-005; F1987:07; F1988:27; F1991:02; V1991:22; V1998:14; T4293; 2017.5; 95-6104


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Includes: 18075 photographs, 79 maps, 17 film reels, and 2 audio reels.


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