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Revision as of 17:29, 19 November 2016

Varsity Outdoor Club Centennial Coffee table book project

Introduction

VOC turns 100 years old in 2017! This page is to facilitate publication of a coffee table book regarding VOC history.

Notes for everyone

  • Photos must be .jpeg or .tiff, 300 dpi (regular scanners will do)
  • Let's work together to make sure this book is of high standard! This book will capture a monumental portion of Canadian mountaineering history.

Roles

Role/topic Who's in charge Support
Overall Organizers/Champion Cat herders Kevin Pierce and Elliott Skierszkan
Book Production Team Elliott Skierszkan, Kasia Celler, Caroline Jung, Joe O'Brien
Trek Alumni contact/photography/media Expert Dan Mattison Caroline Jung (reasonable tinkering skills with Photoshop)
Wiki Page head honcho Caroline Jung
InDesign Expert Kasia Celler
Writing/publishing/editing expert Philippe LeBillon
Pre-1950s Kevin Pierce, Lucy Buchanan-Parker
1950s Caroline Jung
1960s Elliott Skierszkan
1970s Birgit Rogalla, Liz Lund(?)
1980s Katie Moreland, Nick Hindley
1990s Kasia Celler, Ross Campbell(?)
2000s Genevieve Savard, Philippe LeBillon
2010s Noriko Okamoto, Anne Vialettes(?)

Deadlines/Timeline

General

Date Task
Now-Nov 24 (2016) Contact alumni (list organized by era is in email sent by Elliott on Nov 16, 2016)
Nov 24-30 (2016) Collect stories/photos/etc. from alumni, organize/process material
Dec 1 (2016) Meeting to discuss materials collected.

Book Production

Date Task
March 1 (2017) Advanced draft (articles and photos)
April 1 (2017) Final Design/content
Mid-May (2017) Final edits complete
May 25 (2017) Final proofs to printer
June 1 (2017) Review proof from printer
Aug 15 (2017) Shipping from printer

Table of Contents

Comments by Era

Pre-1950s

1950s

1960s

1970s

1980s

1990s

2000s

2010s

Topics to cover

  • Founding of the club
  • Huts
  • First nations perspective and interactions between the VOC and first nations. Contact Spencer Rasmussen/Lukas Schreiber/Vicky Alfred
  • Environmental impact and the VOC role in this.
  • Climbing Faces that were opened up by VOC (ex. Europa). Jeremy Frimer, etc.
  • Classic Trips, Dances, Old Traditions, Trends of the clubs in terms of preferred activities, demographic changes
  • Deaths in adventure,
  • VOC Babies and couples
  • Lists (presidents, award winners etc)
  • Timeline (as central page of book)
  • VOC membership per year, through the years
  • World map with routes discovered and explored by VOCers
  • Regional map with routes discovered and explored by VOCers
  • Life after the VOC
  • VOC Awards and Winners