Archive

Reference Number:
GB 3075 HAF
Title:
David Haffner Collection
Date:
2006 (1960)
Level:
Fonds
Extent:
one dvd
Creator Name 1:
Haffner | David
Biog/Admin History:
David Haffner was born 30th July 1940 in Coventry, and was educated via an engineering apprenticeship with Rootes Group. In 1963, he married Unni Karin Holst and had two sons Erik George (1975) and Daniel Leif (1978) before divorcing in 1987. In 1991, David married Denise Muriel Davies and they had a daughter Dawn (1995).

During his mountaineering career David was a member of the following expeditions:
Coventry Lyngen Expedition, 1959
International Saltoro Himalayan Expedition, 1960

He was appointed Leader of the following two:
Spitzbergen Ny-Friesland Expedition, 1963
Seiland Expedition, 1965

He has spent six winter seasons mountaineering in North Norway, 1967-1973 and has also climbed in the Karakorum

His publications include climbing and exploration articles in British and Norwegian magazines and newspapers.
Archival History:
Archive material digitised by David Haffner
Acquisition Source:
Donated by David Haffner.
Accession Number:
2009/4
Scope and Content:
Thirty three images known collectively as "A Quest in High Hills" which document a scientific expedition to K12 in the Eastern Karakorum in 1960.
Access Conditions:
This collection is open for consultation. Readers are advised to contact the Mountain Heritage Trust in advance of their visit in order to make an appointment.
Reproduction Copyright:
Copyright remains with David Haffner.
ArchNote:
Description compiled by Maxine Willett, 05/01/2010
Rules:
Access Points:
Himalaya Mountains
K12
Karakorum
Mountaineering expeditions
c.1960
Views:
3353
Created:
2010-01-05 00:00:00
Creator:
M Willett