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Box 4

Projections on Budgets and Expenditures, Account Ledgers, CSUB Receipts, Invoices, and Correspondences 12.1.26 1981-1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: AMREE = American Medical Research Expedition to Everest Grants, fundraising, donations. Expenses/Budget. Reimbursements Request for Issuance of Check/Travel Expense Claim. Supplies Costs. Cal. State College Bakersfield Foundation. National Geographic Society. John P. Evans, F. Duane Blume, John B. West, Rodney Korich

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Evans, John P.
Korich, Rodney
West, John B., Dr.
Box 4

Summaries of Data, Correspondence Related to Expedition Accomplishments and Goals 12.1.27 1980-1983

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Team Roster(includes names and locations): Leader, Deputy Leader, Climbers, Climbing Scientists, Scientists, Science Technicians, Basecamp Manager John B. West M.D., Ph.D., - UCSan Diego, School of Medicine and F. Duane Blume Ph.D - California State College Bakersfield. Proposed study of cardiac and respiratory function during severe oxygen lack. AMREE Newsletter gives easy info about expedition. Chris Kopczynski, Chris Pizzo, Peter Hackett were ninth, tenth, and eleventh Americans to reach summit of Mt. Everest. Expedition left Kathmandu Aug 6th, 1981, 5 people reached the summit. Vacated base camp Oct. 31, 1981. Letters from Ronald Reagan and Gov. Edmund Brown expressing support and wishes, calling this expedition unprecedented in scientific research. Cut out list of all expeditions from 1921-1978. National Geographic Society. Grants/Donors to funds. Data summary. Articles written by Blume regarding effects of high altitude.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Hackett, Peter H., M.D.
Kopczynski, Christopher
Pizzo, Christopher, M.D.
West, John B., Dr.
Box 4

Account Ledgers to Funding 12.1.28 1979-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: All ledger pages.
Box 4

Air Travel Invoices and Correspondence, AMREE 12.1.29 1979-1986

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Postcard sent by Duane Blume from Darbar Square, Kathmandu. Northwest Orient flight reservation for Blume. 2 Passenger tickets from Thai Airways International BLume's hotel/restaurant receipts, hotel messages, invoices, boarding pass all from Chile dated 1986. Fundraising. Travel itinerary.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Box 4

India, Air Travel Invoices by Korich 12.1.30 1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Receipts with Indian stamps. Hotel, restaurant, drycleaning, room service, fire insurance. receipts - all originals submitted by Rodney Korich for AMREE. D. Blume, Rodney Korich. Mercury Travels Limited - tour consulting.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Korich, Rodney
Box 4

National Science Foundation 12.1.31 1981-1988

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Title of Blume's project is "Metabolic and Endocrine Function at Extreme Altitudes." Letter of congratulations for NSF funding Blume's proposal. Grant provides funds in support of physiological research conducted during the course of the AMREE. Final project report gives details of the research conducted while on Everest. NSF Grant policy manual. Proposals. Proposal Budget.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Box 4

Reprints and List of Papers Made by Expedition Team 12.1.32 1985

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: List of papers written by team, with several included in file. Abstract forms.
Box 6

Business-Immediate 12.1.60 1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: AMREE Planning. John Evans. Duane Blume. Daily Itinerary for climbing Everest. Items Purchased for the climb, with costs. Medina Foundation Grant. Vick's Health Care Division grant denial letter. Finances

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Evans, John P.
Box 6

Preparation and Summit Assault/Expedition Travel 12.1.61 1980-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Departure times for AMREE group. Timetable of activities from July-Nov. Newsletter describes preparations for expeditions. Photo and flyer of Robertshaw Portable Breathing Unit. Letters of support for AMREE from University of Massachusetts Dept of Nuclear Medicine, Physican's Automated Laboratory, and The UpJohn Company. Duane Blome's handwritten account of The Approach, The Khumbu Icefall. Draft of news story. Finances/Loans Settlement letter from AMREE attorneys to Frank Fertado of the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Map of area. Protocols for the study.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Box 7, Box 7

Medical Kit-High Altitude 12.1.62 1980-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Quick Start= protein supplement supplied by ARDA for training. Dietary needs of climbers. Correspondence between F. Duane Blome and Sylvia Prendergast, president of ARDA, supplier of Quick Start. First Aid Kit Content and Instructions. Handwritten graph of the phases of the climb. Envelope addressed to Blume containing brain scans.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Box 7

China 12.1.63 1979

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Newspaper articles
Box 7

Contacts 12.1.64 1985-1987

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Phone numbers and addresses - 13 pages
Box 7

San Diego Studies Schedules 12.1.65 1980-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Memorandums John West, F. Duane Blume. Equipment List National Science Foundation Funding Schedule of Metabolic Studies

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
West, John B., Dr.
Box 7

Insulin-STD Curves 12.1.66 1971-1972

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Graphs and Charts on Insulin
Box 7

Medical List 12.1.67 1980

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Medical Equipment and Supply lists Medical Personnel Roster
Box 7

Histology, Pancreas 12.1.68 1961-1971

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: F. Duane Blume Papers and Articles written

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Box 7

Everest, FMS, Urine 12.1.69 1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Physician's Automated Laboratory - patient charts
Box 1

AMREE Expenses 12.1.1 1981-1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Expenditures Invoices Receipts Donations Letter from J.L. Darling Corporation to Duane Blume

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Box 1

CSUB Foundation, AMREE 12.1.2 1977-1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Funds John West, Duane Blume Grants Loans Memorandums Travel Expense Claims Request for Issuance of Check

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
West, John B., Dr.
Box 1

AMREE Accounts 12.1.3 1980-1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Ledger pages for each year for: Expenses Income Expenditures Equipment Loans Clothing Customs
Box 1

Mountain Travel Correspondence for AMREE 12.1.4 1978-1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Mountain Travel NEPAL Trekking Programme Duane Blume Guidance for Expeditions Amateur Radio Operators - Blume asks permission from government because of strict rules surrounding radio regulations. Food Equipment/Supplies Correspondence regarding money exchanged between AMREE and Mountain Travel NEPAL Sherpa wages Rodney Korich, Duane Blume, Bobby Chettri - Mountain Travel staff

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Korich, Rodney
Box 1

AMREE Expenses Relating to Mountain Travel 12.1.5 1980-1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Receipts Invoices Expenses
Box 1

Miscellaneous 12.1.6

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Chris Pizzo Duane Blume Holme Roberts & Owen Attorneys - letter of release for settlement of claim against Las Vegas Review-Journal for destruction of Mt. Pumori slide. Receipts from Hotel Malla by Duane Blume Aspen Travel Service Mountain Travel NEPAL Cardinal Stritch College - Julie Ann Lickteig asking to use data from expedition article in developing a book on winter sports dealing with nutrition at altitude.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Pizzo, Christopher, M.D.
Box 1

AMREE Photo Expenses 12.1.7 1981-1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Expenses Receipts Invoices Pallas Photo Labs, Inc. Belknap Photographic Services
Box 2

N.I.H. Proposal 12.1.8 1980

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Department of Health Education and Welfare Grant Application John B. West F. Duane Blume

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
West, John B., Dr.
Box 2

Correspondence Relating to AMREE Expedition 12.1.9 1977-1987

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: John B. West F. Duane Blume Handwritten notes

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
West, John B., Dr.
Box 2

Contributions, Donations, Funding Information 12.1.9 1979-1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: F. Duane Blume John B. West Financial Support Donations Funding Contributions AMREE Clothing, gear, food, money, medicine, shoes donations made by various companies

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
West, John B., Dr.
Box 2

Sears Funding 12.1.11 1980

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Sears, Roebuck and Co. Requests for climbing gear, batteries, tents, and equipment F. Duane Blume Proposal of Sears sponsorship of AMREE written by Blume. Offers to take pictures on Everest of the equipment being donated by Sears Letter of denial from Sears Roebuck president due to the company's monetary limitations

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Box 2

I.D.S. Funding 12.1.12 1980-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Investors Diversified Services, Inc. = I.D.S. I.D.S. Cash Management Fund Transaction receipts for AMREE from Investors Group of Companies Record of Investment and Income Tax Information (4)
Box 2

Correspondence to Equipments and Supplies Information 12.1.13 1980-1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Memorandums Packing slips Correspondence between companies and John B. West or F. Duane Blume about equipment and supplies. Thermawear Bausch & Lomb Wigwam Mills, Inc. Marmot Mountain Works, Ltd. National Marine Service, Inc. International Shoes of America Banana Equipment Sherpa, Inc. Robbins MountainGear/MountainWear Factory Surplus The North Face

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Box 2

Correspondence to Cost and Funding Information 12.1.14 1978-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Grant proposal to the Rockefeller Family and Associates AMREE John B. West F.Duane Blume Invitation to Sukhamay Lahiri to be one of the scientists on the AMREE expedition. Funding Memorandum about AMREE loan Norcliffe Fund Profit and Loss statement

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Lahiri, Sukhamay, Ph.d.
West, John B., Dr.
Box 2

AMREE Invoices, Receipts to Equipments and Supplies 12.1.15 1975-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: AMREE Receipts Invoices
Box 2

Correspondence Relationing to Customs, Travel Services 12.1.16 1976-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Searching for big sponsors F. Duane Blume Rodney Korich Correspondence about shipments Breakdown of cost for shipping equipment Camping supplies

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Korich, Rodney
Box 3

To and From National Geographic Society with Applications to External Funding 12.1.17 1980-1988

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: CSCB (California State College, Bakersfield) Application for external funding National Geographic Society Proposal F. Duane Blume CSCB Center For Physiological Research Final Report for Comparative Physiology of Himalayan and Andean Natives

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Box 3

Explorer's Club 12.1.18 1980, 1981, 1991

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Explorer's Club is multidisciplinary, professional society dedicated to advancement of field research, scientific exploration, and preserving the instinct to explore. F. Duane Blume Nominations to Explorer's Club Explorer's Club Proposal for Membership E.C. approves funding to AMREE The Explorer's Newsletter Explorer's Club's statement of policy on providing support to research projects and expeditions. Explorer's Club sponsorship of AMREE Grant programs Correspondence

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Box 3

The Alpine Club of Canada 12.1.19 1980

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Letter to David Jones of University of British Columbia from Ron Matthews, Manager of Alpine Club. Memorandum of agency agreement between AMREE and Alpine Club of Canada.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Jones, David "Peter"
Box 3

Correspondence/Invoices/Receipts from Companies Relating to Breathing Apparatus and Supplies 12.1.20 1980-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Receipts and invoices for breathing supplies for AMREE expedition. Northwick Park Hospital Robertshaw Controls Company A review of oxygen systems L'Appareil Medical de Precision Scott Aviation Sierra Engineering Co. SELPAC Corporation
Box 3

Projected Budgets, Expenses, Income, and Payments 12.1.21 1979-1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Projected budget for AMREE - including income, expenditures, and projected sources of funds. Information about the International Himalayan Expedition in 1971 John West Duane Blume

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
West, John B., Dr.
Box 3

Correspondence With Relation to Budgets, Expenses, Income, Payments, Projection & Contributions 12.1.22 1979-1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Budget information Insurance obligations Funding, cash contributions, projected expenses Detailed list of all supplies, gear, equipment needed for expedition
Box 3

Projected Budgets, Expenses, Income, and Payments 12.1.21 1979-1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Projections for funds Information about Himalayan expedition in 1971 Los Angeles Times newspaper copy of research team to Everest being headed by John B. West, and F. Duane Blume

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
West, John B., Dr.
Box 3

Misc, Correspondences 12.1.23

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Bank of America statement balances Receipts and invoices Correspondence regarding AMREE
Box 3

Correspondence Relating to Interest and Selection 12.1.24 1976-1984

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Letter from Duane Blume to Prof. Chou Pei-Yuan from the People's Republic of China suggesting a joint scientific and mountaineering expedition. Letters from earliest stage of expedition planning. Selection of climbing team members and letters from people who are eager and willing to participate. Many times attached are Blume's responses. Copies of letters and correspondence from the beginning of AMREE. Explanation of how John West and Duane Blume met during the Himalayan Expedition of 1971. Personal correspondence from Blume to other members of the AMREE.
Box 3

Correspondence Relating to Expedition Selection and Organization 12.1.25 Oct 1972-April 1979

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Copies of letters regarding supplies, travel, funds,people interested in joining the expedition, Nepal government. Letters from Sir Edmund Hillary regarding AMREE. Travel correspondence with the Sherpa Co-Operative Trekking,
Box 5

American Alpine Club 12.1.33 1977-1980

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Letter from Glenn Porzak to Senator Gary Hart regarding attempts to bring Chinese climbers to Colorado in exchange for permission to climb mountains in China. AMREEs endorsement by the Alpine Club is critical to proposal to Nepal. American Alpine Club recommends application to the government of Nepal. Contributions Summary Sponsorship from American Alpine Club.
Box 5

The Explorer's Club 12.1.34 1976-1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1981 brochure for the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, Golden Anniversary. Information regarding filming documentaries. 78th dinner for the Explorer's Club, program for the night and seating list.
Box 5

Packing Lists and Inventory 12.1.35 1980-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Notes, lists, and ledgers containing inventory of supplies for AMREE trip.
Box 5

Equipments (Catalog) Member's List of Costs 12.1.36 1978-1979

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Marmot Mountain Works Winter Catalog contains outdoor equipment. Lists of gear and costs for each member of the AMREE team.
Box 5

Personnel Clothing, AMREE Measurements, Expenses 12.1.37 1980

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Drawn out measurements for clothings, and requests for reimbursement of out of pocket expenses.
Box 5

B of A, M Travel, HMG 12.1.38 1978 and 1980

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Bank of America Remitter's receipt, request for issuance of check, purchaser's receipt, bank statement.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Box 5

Samaja, M. Correspondence 12.1.39 1980-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Correspondence between Michele Samaja, John West, and Duane Blume. Invitation to Samaja to participate in expedition. Signed participation agreement.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Samaja, Michele, Ph.D.
West, John B., Dr.
Box 5

West, J. 12.1.40 1978-1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: John B. West, M.D., Ph.D, Professor of Medicine and Bioengineering UCSD. West's correspondence regarding the climbers, oxygen equipment travel, AMREE. American Thoracic Society Abstract Reproduction Form, Clinical research abstract reproduction form, and 1982 FASEB Abstract Form. Booklet for the Ernst-Jung-Prize for Medicine, awarded to John West in 1977. Photo of West accepting prize. Participation Agreement and statement of release signed by John and Penelope West. The appendix for a 1963 Everest expedition.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

West, John B., Dr.
Box 6

Schoene, R. Correspondence 12.1.41 1979-1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Robert B. Schoene, M.D., Harborview Medical Center AMREE Participation Agreement, and Statement of Release Correspondence with Blume Schoene often signs his letters as "Brownie." (nickname)

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Schoene, Robert B., M.D.
Box 6

Graber, D. 12.1.42 1979-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: David J. Graber, Valley Medical Center of Fresno. Participation Agreement and Statement of Release Correspondence between Graber and Blume about participation and fundraising.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Graber, David J., M.D.
Box 6

Dr. Blume - Mt. Everest, Mountain Expeditions 12.1.43 1972-1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: F. Duane Blume Participation Agreement and Statement of Release. Telegrams/Mailgrams about finances. Grant proposals.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Box 6

Milledge, J. 12.1.44 1980-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: James Milledge, Northwick Park Hospital Medical Research Council. Correspondence regarding AMREE, oxygen tanks, and gear. Milledge's AMREE '81 Team Biography sheet. Participation Agreement, Statement of Release, and Physical Release.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Milledge, James, M.D.
Box 6

Mahar, Peter M.D. 12.1.45 1986-1987

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Peter Mahar, M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Biography sheet Signed literary release as a member of the Andean Himalayan Comparative Physiology Expedition to Nepal. Physical Release. Brief correspondence between Blume and Mahar.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Mahar, Peter, M.D.
Box 6

Boyer, Steven M.D. 12.1.46 1979-1980

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Steven Boyer, M.D., University of Oregon, Portland. Letter of interest in participating in AMREE, sent to John West. AMREE '81 Team Biography sheet. Weight Loss at High Altitude study. Participation Agreement and Statement of Release.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Boyer, Stephen, M.D.
Box 6

Lahiri, Sukhamay Ph.D. Correspondence 12.1.47 1980-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Sukhamay Lahiri, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania Medical Center Participation Agreement and Statement of Release. Correspondence between Blume, West, and Sukhamay regarding AMREE.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Lahiri, Sukhamay, Ph.d.
Box 6

Evans, John P. 12.1.48 1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Memos and copies of letters sent out to entire expedition team regarding participation agreement, funding, gear, donations. Handwritten graph/chart of the basecamp at Everest and the following stages of the climb.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Evans, John P.
Box 6

Porzak, Glenn 12.1.49 1979-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Glenn E. Porzak Correspondence regarding AMREE, the importance of the study and the climb, food, funding, and equipment. Participation Agreement, Statement of Release, and Physical Release.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Porzak, Glenn, E.
Box 6

Weis, Michael H. 12.1.50 1980

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Michael H. Weis, mountain guide. Participation Agreement and Statement of Release. Correspondence between West, Blume, and Weis usually dealing with personal finances.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Weis, Michael. H.
Box 6

Winslow, Robert M.D. 12.1.51 1980

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Robert Winslow M.D., Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Disease Control Atlanta, Georgia. Participation Agreement and Statement of Release. Brief correspondence.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Winslow, Robert M., M.D.
Box 6

Kopczynski, Chris 12.1.52 1980

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Christopher M. Kopczynski, climber and photographer. Participation Agreement and Statement of Release. Biography sheet.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Kopczynski, Christopher
Box 6

Pizzo, Christopher 12.1.53 1980

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Christopher Pizzo, M.D. Correspondence regarding participation in expedition. AMREE '81 Team Biography sheet. Participation Agreement and Statement of Release. Copy of Pizzo's article published in Scientific Journal of the Georgia Baptist Medical Center, Vol. III, No 1.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Pizzo, Christopher, M.D.
Box 6

Hackett, Peter 12.1.54 1979

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Peter H. Hackett Participation Agreement, Statement of Release, Physical Release. Letter to Blume.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Hackett, Peter H., M.D.
Box 6

Sarnquist, Frank 12.1.55 1979

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Frank H. Sarnquist Participation Agreement, Statement of Release, and Physical Release. Receipt.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Sarnquist, Frank H., M.D.
Box 6

Jones, Peter 12.1.56 1979

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: David Peter Jones, climber Correspondence, all signed "David" Participation Agreement, Statement of Release, and Physical Release.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Jones, David "Peter"
Box 6

Edmonds, A.W. "Skip" 12.1.57 1979-1980

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Albert W. Edmonds, scientist. Goes by "Skip" in all correspondence. Invitation to participate. Participation Agreement, Statement of Release. Letters confirm that he eventually withdrew from the expedition.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Edmonds, Albert W.
Box 6

Lowe, Jeff 12.1.58 1980

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Jeff Lowe, climber. Participation Agreement, Statement of Release, and Physical Release. Correspondence with Blume regarding finances.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Lowe, Jeffery
Box 6

C.V. Team, Other Members, and Biographies Information 12.1.59 1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Copies of Participation Agreements. Team biographies for: Rodney Korich, Robert Winslow, Peter Hackett, Christopher Pizzo, Frederick Duane Blume, Stephen Boyer, David Jones, John P. Evans,David Graber, Jeff Lowe, Chris Kopczynski, Glenn Porzak, James Milledge, Frank Sarnquist, Robert Brown Schoene, Michael Weis, AMREE biographical data. Photo of Bridget Ann Martin, scientist.
Box 8

Registry of Charitable Trusts, Internal Revenue Service 12.2.1 1978-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: AMREE application and documents to qualify as tax-exempt organization, a non-profit scientific corporation. Application for Recognition of Exemption. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax form. Periodic Report to Attorney General of California forms. Letter from IRS confirming tax exempt status for AMREE.
Box 8

Enclosures-News Clips 12.2.2 1978-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Photo (copies) of Duane Blume, Sir Edmund Hillary, John B. West 2 news articles from the Los Angeles Times about expedition. Grant proposal.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Hillary, Edmund, Sir
West, John B., Dr.
Box 8

AMREE Team Member Pictures and Map 12.2.3

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Team photos, most pictures are not identified. Sarnquist, Schoene, Peter Hackett, Blume, Hillary, West Map of Mt. Everest, and map of Lamosango to Everest.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Hackett, Peter H., M.D.
Hillary, Edmund, Sir
Sarnquist, Frank H., M.D.
Schoene, Robert B., M.D.
West, John B., Dr.
Box 8

Letters of Inquiries for Fundraising 12.2.4 1978-1980

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Copies of letters and some responses sent out to several organizations asking for grants to fund AMREE. Grant proposals.
Box 8

Donational Correspondence 12.2.5 1980-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Letters of appreciation for those who donated to AMREE, amounts of donation are written at top.
Box 8

Articles of Incorporation of AMREE - 1979/ Included Incorporation By-laws 12.2.6 1979

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Certificate of Amendment of Articles of Incorporation. State of California Statement by Domestic Non-Profit Corporation. State of California Office of the Secretary of State. Articles of incorporation and by-laws.
Box 8

Brochures 12.2.7 1979

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Ideas for brochures/samples. Brochures used to explain who and why, and explains how donations will be used. Historical information about Mt. Everest expeditions and medical research. Background information on first accounts of "mountain sickness," which refers to the effects of high altitude on humans. Copy of "Endurance II: The American Antarctic Expedition June 1978-1979."
Box 8

India Shipping Correspondence and Lists 12.2.8 1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Overseas shipping charges and packing lists. Certificate of Marine Insurance from Washington International Insurance Company. Total shipment costs for food, gear, and supplies.
Box 9

Debriefing 12.2.9 1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Radio transcript of conversation between Pizzo and Evans during Peter Hackett's summit climb, Oct 24, 1981. Debriefing of Peter Hackett's solo ascent to the summit, Kopczynski and Pizzo's. Synopsis of Expedition. Chris Kopczynski, Chris Pizzo, and Peter Hackett were the 9th, 10th, and 11th Americans to reach the Mt. Everest summit. Very descriptive account of the climb.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Hackett, Peter H., M.D.
Kopczynski, Christopher
Pizzo, Christopher, M.D.
Box 9

Approach March 12.2.10 1980-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Approach march is journey from Kathmandu to Mt. Everest, approximately 150 miles. Acclimates climbers to the terrain and altitude of the mountain. List of equipment for approach march.
Box 9

Shipping Cost 12.2.11 1981-1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Shipping costs for gear, medical equipment, food.
Box 9

Amendments to Participation Agreements 12.2.12 1979-1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Changes to the participation agreements having to do with no liability beyond equal share of debt. Tax information. Certificate of election to wind up and dissolve. Participation agreements with notations, statement of release.
Box 9

NSF Consent Release Forms 12.2.13

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: National Science Foundation Consent to Participation in a Research Study of High Altitude Natives. Consent forms involve medical experimentation.
Box 9

Board of Director's Meetings 12.2.14 1979-1980

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Minutes from AMREE board of director's meetings.
Box 9

Expedition Research Inc. 12.2.15 1980-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Expedition Research Inc. provides services for AMREE (fundraising, equipment,budget, media coverage, brochures, supporting institutions) Newsletters "Exploration."
Box 9

Correspondence from Dr. D. Blume 12.2.16 Bulk, 1972-1983 1972-

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Correspondence regarding different expeditions, oxygen equipment, travel, equipment, funding, team members, scientific studies,

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Box 9

Correspondence to Dr. D. Blume, Deputy Leader 12.2.17 1972-1985

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Letters of participant interest, travel information, shipping, funding, donations, oxygen masks. Report on urine test, D. Blume. Photo of Duane Blume, Sir Edmund Hillary, and John West.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Hillary, Edmund, Sir
West, John B., Dr.
Box 9

Correspondence from Davey P. Jones 12.2.18 1979-1980

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Jones correspondence regarding AMREE.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Jones, David "Peter"
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Correspondence to Davey Jones, Member 12.2.19 1979-1980

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Correspondence regarding food supply to AMREE.
Box 9

Correspondence from Sponsors To and From 12.2.20 1979-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Amree's food sponsors and some of their donations.
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Information on Resources, References, Planning, Equipments Donor List and Procedures There Of Importing Goods to Nepal 12.2.21 1980

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Proposal for Coagulation study on AMREE. General references on high altitude medicine. Food lists and sponsors.
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Correspondence to Government of Nepal, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Mountaineering Division) 12.2.22 1976-1978

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Letters regarding permission by His Majesty's Government Nepal to climb Mount Everest. Biographical data on the chief members of AMREE, John West, Duane Blume, and John Evans.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blume, F. Duane, Dr.
Evans, John P.
West, John B., Dr.
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Import/Export Paper 12.2.23 1980-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Information on AMREE shipments into Nepal of gear, food, supplies.
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India/Nepal Rodney Korich 12.2.24 1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Aspen Travel Tours Correspondence that Rodney Korich is acting on behalf of AMREE to transport the equipment from India into Nepal.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Korich, Rodney
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Expenses, Charges Incurred- With Invoices, Receipts, AMREE 12.2.25 1980-1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Expenses and charges, invoices, receipts. Travel, equipment, hotels, shipping, transportation.
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News Clips And Articles 12.2.26 1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Bakersfield Californian news articles regarding AMREE. Photocopy of CLIMBING no. 70, Jan-Feb 1982.
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Expedition Trek 12.2.27 1980-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Mountain Travel Nepal operating Everest Base Camp Treks for climbers during the expedition. Correspondence regarding prices and best areas to trek. Itinerary for treks, brochures,
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Barnes Associates 12.2.28 1978

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Agreement and correspondence between AMREE and professional fundraiser,David Barnes,of Barnes Associates. Grant proposal to the Revlon Foundation.
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Movie Project, Sportswear, Patches, Pharmaceutical 12.2.29 1978-1979

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: DB/DK (DougBass/Don Kuhns Advertising) design of official AMREE logo. Posters, drawing of logo, sketch of certificate of participation. Information on possible documentary opportunities. Handwritten notes about the sportswear.
Box 10

Grants-Accounting 12.2.30 1981-1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Costs, debts, projected indebtedness, final accounts. Donation and correspondence from Dr. Michele Samaja. Supplies, materials, budget.
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Flying Tiger Lines 12.2.31 1980-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Flying Tigers is an airfreight airline AMREE attempted to use for shipping their gear and equipment.
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National Science Foundation, 2nd Year 12.2.32 1985-1987

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: CSUB Application for External Funding with proposal for "Comparative Physiology of Himalayan and Andean Altitude Natives." Memos about Exercise Testing of Athletes. Explanation of budget allocations. National Science Foundation.
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Supplies-Received Invoices 12.2.33 1984-1986

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Orders and invoices for equipment and educational supplies.
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Dissolution, AMREE 12.2.34 1982-1983

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: AMREE corporation's goals are completed and directors plan to dissolve the corporation by the end of 1982. Tax clearance certificate. Certificate of Winding Up and Dissolution signed by John West, John Evans, Duane Blume.
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Literature Search-AMREHA 12.2.35 1980-1983

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Printed results from a literature search using keywords from the AMREE scientific studies. Periodical Article CSCB Interlibrary Loan Request cards, completed.
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Evans Blue Technique 12.2.36

Physical Description: Evans Blue Injection for the measurement of circulating blood volume. Unused Medical History Examination Forms.
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Andean-Himalayan Research Program 12.2.37 1987

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Research program is scientific team conducting physiological studies of Sherpas in Nepal. Duane Blume.
Box 10

Shipping Crates, Boxes, Diagrams, Packing Inventory Sheets 12.2.38

Language of Material: English
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Packing List, Chile to U.S.A. 12.2.39

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National Geographic Society Application 12.2.40 1986-1987

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: National Geographic Society Committee for Research and Exploration. Grant application for "Comparative Physiology of Himalayan and Andean Natives" study. Literary release and physical forms for team. NGS authorize grant.
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Photos 12.2.41

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Photographs of Mount Everest, one with the trail used drawn on in marker. Photos: Duane Blume, John West, and Sir Edmund Hillary. Oxygen tank and equipment. Tents, basecamp.
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Published Articles 12.2.43 1976-1987

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Mount Everest postcards. Copy of Explorer's Club annual dinner brochure. Flyer for Blume's presentation on altitude change. Comic strip cut-out. Mount Everest presentation poster. Newspaper and magazine articles about the expedition.
Box 11

Master Plan, Fund-RaisingCampaign, AMREE 12.2.42 1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Fundraising plan prepared by Barnes Associates.
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Newspaper articles 12.2.44 1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Newspaper clippings for AMREE.
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Newsletter Announcements 12.2.45 1980-1987

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Flyers for AMREE presentations, EXPLORATION newsletters.
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Child Artwork Drawings of Mt. Everest 12.2.46 1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Children's drawings of Everest.
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Newsletters-AMREE 12.2.47 1979-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: AMREE newsletters describing preparations for the expedition, and then progress of the study's findings.
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Insurance Team Members 12.2.48 1980-1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Insurance policies on members of AMREE in the case of accidental death or dismemberment.
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Import-Nepal 12.2.49 1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Mountain Travel Nepal, group treks guide. Sherpa costs. Trail information.
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IRS 12.2.50 1978-1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Federal Tax exemption for AMREE. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax form. Information Request form.
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Franchise Tax Board 12.2.51 1978-1983

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Dissolution papers for AMREE. Exempt Organization Annual Information Return (tax form). Exemption application.
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Bank of America Timesaver Statements 12.2.52 1980-1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Bank statements.
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Hotel Malla Receipts 12.2.53 1981

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Receipts and invoices for hotel in Nepal.
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Data 12.3.1 1983

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: The box contains 20 folders with data information from AMREE. Abstract-Body Comp Manuscript-Milledge (Renin etc) Everest Fecal Fat Paper Red Cell Exercise Manuscript-Am. Alpine J 72 West-Gas Exchange AMREE West-Barometric Pressure Thyroid NEJM Reprint-West (Himalayan Journal) Text-Mordes Abstract Talk ATA Data Summaries Hypexic Drive/Exercise AMREE Schoene Osmoreg.(Osmoregulation)/JAMA Reprint- APS (Abstr) 1965 Boyer BW/BF Paper Everest FMS Serums (SMA) Everest Body Composition Everest Xylose Three cassette recordings included in folder.
Box 14

Data 12.3.2

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Contains 11 inner folders titled: Statistical Data From Expedition BodComp Thyroid SMAPRO Glutol FAMSUR Calcs Cortsol Absorb Weights Diet Each folder contains computer printouts of data.
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Data 12.3.3

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Computer printouts of data.
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Data 12.3.4

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: Contains 16 folders titled: Everest Data Everest Glucose Tolerance Test Original Data SMA (2 untitled folders) (2 notebook ledgers titled Metabolism) Pizzo Data Original Data - Xylose Original Data TRH Everest Altitude Profiles Mordes Evans, John P. Metabolites Data Misc Mordes-Methods Everest Diet Analyses Everest Exp-West
Box 17

Data 12.3.5

Physical Description: LIFE magazine July 13, 1953 (Sir Edmund Hillary on front cover on Mount Everest) Airport Hotel stickers Articles from "Adventure Sport" Empty binder titled "Oxygen" Bio-Data of AMREE team members