The papers of James Milledge, a British high altitude physiologist and mountaineer. The collection includes diaries, databooks,
correspondence, and clipping files documenting Milledge's participation in the 1960-61, 1964, and 1981 expeditions to Mt.
Everest and the 1981 expedition to Mt. Kongur in eastern China. The correspondence is primarily between Milledge and his wife
and other family members during Milledge's different visits to Everest. The collection is arranged in three series: 1) BIOGRAPHICAL
MATERIALS, 2) CORRESPONDENCE and 3) EXPEDITIONS.
James Milledge is a British physiologist educated at the University of Birmingham. Specializing in chest medicine, he was
on the staff of Christian Medical College from 1962 to 1972. Since 1972, he has been a scientific member of the the Medical
Research Council at Northwick Park Hospital and a consulting physician.