Series MS-3371 - Munday family photographs

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 photographs

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  • [ca. 1887], [1907?]-[197-?] (Creation)

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17814 photographs (9758 prints - 8056 negatives)

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Accession 198704-001 was donated (with MS-2739) in 1987 by Edith Wickham, daughter of Don and Phyllis Munday. Previously, some photographs from this accession had been loaned to BC Archives by Wickham for copying. The accession contains 7,876 photographic negatives and 9,758 photographic prints.

Accession 198812-005 was donated (with F1988:27) in 1988. The accession contains 177 b&w negatives (35mm) and 3 flexible negatives (4.5x6cm).

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The series consists of photographs primarily documenting the alpine and mountaineering activities of the Mundays, their friends, and associated clubs (especially the Alpine Club of Canada). The photographs consist of loose prints, mounted prints for exhibition purposes, albums, and negatives. The majority of the photographs were taken by either Don or Phyllis Munday, however some photographs were taken by other individuals and/or acquaintances, or, in some cases, the Government of British Columbia.

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Accession number(s): 198704-001; 198812-005

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Previously described as AAAA1559

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