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Erik Hohwü Christensen Laboratory Books and Photographs
MSS 0469  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Creator: Christensen, Erik Hohwü
    Title: Erik Hohwü Christensen Laboratory Books and Photographs,
    Date (inclusive): 1935
    Extent: 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.
    Repository: 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.

    Acquisition Information

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    Preferred Citation

    Erik Hohwü Christensen Laboratory Books and Photographs, MSS 0469. Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD.

    Publication Rights

    Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.


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

    Indexing Terms

    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
    Adaptation (Physiology)
    Andes -- Pictorial works
    Photographic prints -- 1930-1939.