Series EV4 - 1982 Canadian Everest Expedition slides and slide documentation

Packing supplies in Calgary : [slide] Supplies arriving in Nepal : [slide] Packing supplies in calgary : [slide] Packing supplies in Calgary : [slide] Supplies being unpacked in Nepal : [slide] Supplies being re-distributed in Nepal : [slide] Hotel Everest view lodge tea and food sleep house : [slide] Tengboche monastery : [slide] Team members in the Khumbu Icefall : [slide]
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1982 Canadian Everest Expedition slides and slide documentation

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pfla EV-EV4

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  • 1981-1982 (Creation)

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1053 slides: col.
181 photographic internegatives: b&w and col.
8 cm of textual records

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Many of the slides are duplicates that Programmed Communications Limited produced from the various photographers’ original negatives. In this case, many of the original negatives from which the slides derive still reside with the original photographers.

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Series consists of one sub-series of slides documenting activities throughout all stages of the Canadian team’s Everest expedition preparation and realization, from pre-training climbs and expedition promotion to travel in Nepal and maneuvers on Everest itself. Slides were taken by expedition team members as well as press photographers. Series also includes paper file guides prepared by Programmed Communications Limited (PCL), and a series of internegatives, duplicated by PCL from a selection of the original negatives.

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