Abstract

Laboratory data and photographs compiled by Erik Hohwu Christensen and related to the 1935 International High Altitude Expedition to Chile. The collection includes two sets of test results for exercise on a cycle ergometer, one set taken at sea level in Boston to acquire baseline data and the other set taken during the expedition at an altitude of 17,500 feet. Four mounted black-and-white photographs of the mountain Aucanquilcha and the surrounding Chilean Andes and a black-and-white slide of a mining car near the Ollague mine are also in the collection.

Biography

Physiologist and member of the 1935 International High Altitude Expedition to Chile.

Scope and Content

LABORATORY BOOKS AND PHOTOGRAPHS

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11 Laboratory notebook, 1935. Protocols, Jan. 23 - March 14, 1935, for exercise test on cycle ergometer. Tests were for baseline data and were taken in Boston prior to the 1935 International High Altitude Expedition to Chile.
12 Laboratory notebook, 1935. Protocols, May 8 - June 13, 1935, for exercise on mechanically braked cycle ergometer. Tests were taken during the 1935 International High Altitude Expedition to Chile.
13FB-227-01Photographs, 1935. Mounted on cardboard, the photographs are of A) the mountain Aucanquilcha, B) Aucanquilcha with llamas in the foreground, C) a section of the Chilean Andes, and D) two team members of the 1935 International High Altitude Expedition to Chile.
14 Black-and-white slide of railroad car near the Ollague mine in the Chilean Andes, 1935. The image was taken during the 1935 International High Altitude Expedition to Chile.



Finding aid generated: 2005-10-28