Erik Hohwü Christensen Laboratory Books and Photographs

Mandeville Special Collections Library
Mandeville Special Collections Library
The UCSD Libraries
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University of California, San Diego
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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

Access

Collection is open for research.

Acquisition Information

Not Available

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.

Biography

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.

Subjects

Christensen, Erik Hohwü -- Archives
Altitude, Influence of
Exercise -- Physiological aspects
Adaptation (Physiology)
Andes -- Pictorial works
Photographic prints -- 1930-1939.


Collection Contents

 

LABORATORY BOOKS AND PHOTOGRAPHS

box 1, folder 1

Laboratory notebook 1935

Note

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.
box 1, folder 2

Laboratory notebook 1935

Note

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.
box 1, folder 3, oversize FB22701

Photographs 1935

Note

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.
box 1, folder 4

Black-and-white slide of railroad car near the Ollague mine in the Chilean Andes 1935

Note

The image was taken during the 1935 International High Altitude Expedition to Chile.