Entity Type:
Oxford University, Merton College
General statement about the institution:
Merton College founded a trust in Andrew (Sandy) Irvine's memory. Students can apply for expedition grants. Records held are minutes and accounts (1925-1988)
Mountain Heritage collections:
Diaries of Andrew Irvine, 3 in total, the last of which covers the Everest Expedition : March-June 1924 (last entry written in 2 days before disappearance), the previous diary covers the expedition to Spitzbergen in 1923. The Irvine family has deposited other material inc photographs, expedition photographs, drawings for improvements to breathing apparatus, equipment lists, invoices, e.g from Burberry.
Access conditions:
By appointment Wed-Fri
Contact details:
Archivist : Julian Reid
Postal address:
Merton College, Merton Street, Oxford
Telephone number:
01865 286315
Fax number:
01865 276361
Email address:
Full list supplied by Julie Summers
2006-08-06 00:00:00
Maxine Willett
Access Points:
Everest, Mount
Oxford University, Merton College
Spitsbergen Island
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