Alpine Club Library

Alpine Club Library

55/56 Charlotte Road
London
EC2A 3QF
United Kingdom

(+44) 7613 0745

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Hours: Tuesday - Thursday 10 - 5.30

The Library holds a collection of some 40,000 books, pamphlets, periodicals and journals, expedition reports and guide books from the 16th century to date. A large archive of original diaries and letters, press cuttings and ephemera is available for consultation. The Library also holds over 35,000 historic and modern photographs in the form of prints, negatives, glass plates, lantern slides, transparencies and albums, as well as a substantial collection of paintings and engravings.
The Library is open to non-Alpine Club members and researchers for a nominal fee.

Categories:

Sport
Mountaineering
Exploration
Travel
Cartography
Geology
Glaciology