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Part Of
Chic Scott fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of Chic Scott's interviews with members of the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition and opposition expedition member, 1982; interviews with other Canadian mountaineers, 1988-1990; CBC Radio interview of Chic Scott by Patricia Naylor for the "Calgary Eyeopener," ca.1990; personal in…
Date Range
1982-2010
Reference Code
M57 / S47 / V40
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Machine-readable data file
Motion picture
Video
Photograph
Photograph print
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Chic Scott fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 57
S 47
V40
Sous-Fonds
M 57
S 47
V40
Accession Number
6499, 6772, 7330 (unproc), 8110 (unproc)
Reference Code
M57 / S47 / V40
GMD
Machine-readable data file
Motion picture
Video
Photograph
Photograph print
Sound recording
Cassette
Reel to reel
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
1982-2010
Physical Description
Sound recordings: 187 audio tape cassettes, 7 audio tape reels. -- 980 photographs: 27 CD-ROM. -- Moving images: 148 videocassettes: 133 Hi8, 15 VHS. -- 3.0 m textual records
History / Biographical
Charles (Chic) C. Scott, b.1945, is a mountaineer, mountain guide and writer based at Cochrane, Alberta, Canada. Scott climbed extensively in the western Canada and the Himalayas until the mid-1970s. He guided extensively in the European Alps for five seasons, ca.1970, and worked as a climber for "The Eiger Sanction," a Hollywood movie starring Clint Eastwood. Scott resumed climbing in 1988, after a period working at the University of Calgary. His publications include "Alpinism," editor, "Ski Trails in the Canadian Rockies," "The History of the Calgary Mountain Club", "Summits and Icefields", "Pushing the Limits: the Story of Canadian Mountaineering", "Powder Pioneers : Ski Stories from the Canadian Rockies and Columbia Mountains", and "Deep Powder and Steep Rock : the Life of Mountain Guide Hans Gmoser".
Scope & Content
Fonds consists of Chic Scott's interviews with members of the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition and opposition expedition member, 1982; interviews with other Canadian mountaineers, 1988-1990; CBC Radio interview of Chic Scott by Patricia Naylor for the "Calgary Eyeopener," ca.1990; personal incoming letters, 1988-1991; and file of clippings re Everest 1982 expedition.
Everest interviews are with Laurie Skreslet, Bill March and Al Burgess (typewritten transcripts included); and Jon Jones, opposition Everest mountaineer. Other interviewees are Don Vockeroth, Charlie Locke, Bob Hind, Glen Boles and Ken Jones. Recordings were made by Scott for interest and documentary value. The Vockeroth interview was used for "The Passing of an Era" in Alpinism v. 1, 1988.
Letters are from friends and acquaintances and pertain to mountaineering, writing, publishing etc.
Fonds also consist of records generated in the process of researching and writing "Pushing the Limits: The Story of Canadian Mountaineering" Rocky Mountain Books, 2000 and include 90 interviews (video and audio) 1996-1998, photographs (scanned images), research notes, manuscript, copies of documents and articles, chronology, lists and transcripts, and biography files.
Notes
Access to interviews limited to VHS reference compilations.
Name Access
Scott, Charles (Chic)
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Access Restrictions
Some restriction/s on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: reference copy recordings
Finding aids and reference tools series and file description
Creator
Scott, Chic
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on accession record and contents of fonds
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