Christensen, Erik Hohwü
Title: Erik Hohwü Christensen Laboratory Books and Photographs,
Date (inclusive): 1935
0.20 linear feet
(1 archives box and 1 oversize file folder)
Abstract: Laboratory data and photographs compiled by Erik Hohwü 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.
University of California, San Diego. Geisel Library. Mandeville Special Collections Library.
La Jolla, California 92093-0175
Collection number: MSS 0469
Language of Material:
Collection materials in English
Collection is open for research.
Erik Hohwü Christensen Laboratory Books and Photographs, MSS 0469. Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD.
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Physiologist and member of the 1935 International High Altitude Expedition to Chile.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Christensen, Erik Hohwü -- Archives
Altitude, Influence of
Exercise -- Physiological aspects
Andes -- Pictorial works
Photographic prints -- 1930-1939.