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Middle Sister register

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA M584] 1
Identifier: CA M584

Scope and Contents

The collection contains the register, dated from August 26, 1892 to June 22, 1930, which contains descriptions of ascents.

Descriptions include starting and ending times, and places, names and ages of climbers, and includes information of climbers who started but didn't reach the top.


  • 1892 August 26-1930 June 22

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.


0.025 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder

Language of Materials



The Middle Sister register is a hand written roster of climbers who made an ascent of the "Middle Sister" peak in the Cascade Mountain range. The collection contains the register, dated from August 26, 1892 to June 22, 1930, which contains descriptions of ascents.

Existence and Location of Copies

Transcripts of the Middle Sister register are located within the collection: Obsidians, Inc. records, Bx 196.

Processing Information

Collection processed by staff; and Tanya Parlet, 2013.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.

Guide to the Middle Sister Register
Complete Description
Tanya Parlet.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA