Camp 6: An Account of the 1933 Mount Everest Expedition

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"Meeting held at 7 Marlborough Avenue 22/10/45<br/> Arnold G. Joselin in the chair <br/> <br/> 1. The minutes of the previous meeting were read & signed. <br/> <br/> [...] <br/> <br/> 3. Dr Taylor read from Kingdon Ward’s Modern Exploration giving us some idea of the History of Exploration. Early man was immobile. Exploration has kept step with Civilization. Exploration of the Earths surface is nearly finished, now we go either up or down. <br/> <br/> 4. We adjourned for refreshment. <br/> <br/> 5. H. R. Smith read Smythe’s account of his singlehanded assault on the Everest on the Everest summit. <br/> <br/> 6. Elsie Harrod from Gino Watkins by J M Scott first the description of suitable diet for Greenland and second an account of travel over the Greenland Icecap. Very Vivid. <br/> <br/> 7. Cyril Langford read from Hanno [half-emended, correctly, to ‘Hanno’] by J. Leslie Mitchell on the ideas of what the earth is like deep beneath our feet. We got a picture of a vast Hollow echoing caverns &amp; great underground seas. <br/> <br/> 8. Thos Hopkins read extracts from Richard Bird [sic] in the Antarctic all alone being slowly poisoned by Carbon Monoxide the fumes from his stove slowly escaping a very introspective depressing story. Taking the evening as a whole it was perhaps felt that there was rather a lot of physchology [sic] stirred into the adventures. <br/> <br/> [signed as a true record by] A. Austin Miller 28.XI.45 [at the club meeting held at 67 Eastern Avenue: see Minute Book, p. 44.]"

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Identity of text inferred from Everest, ed. by Peter Potterfield (Seattle: The Mountaineers Books, 2003), p. 32: ‘Perhaps Smythe’s most engaging piece was written about his most remarkable climb: “Camp 6” tells the story of the 1933 British expedition to Everest, and his solo climb to within a thousand feet of the summit. Without oxygen [...] Smythe climbed as high as anyone had ever climbed on Everest before.’ <br/> Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php).

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6. Elsie Harrod from Gino Watkins by J M Scott first the description of suitable diet 
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7. Cyril Langford read from Hanno [half-emended, correctly, to ‘Hanno’] by J. 
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8. Thos Hopkins read extracts from Richard Bird [sic] in the Antarctic all alone 
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	Arnold G. Joselin in the chair &lt;br/&gt;
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[...] &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
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the History of Exploration. Early man was immobile. Exploration has kept step 
with Civilization. Exploration of the Earths surface is nearly finished, now we go 
either up or down. &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
4. We adjourned for refreshment. &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
5. H. R. Smith read Smythe’s account of his singlehanded assault on the Everest 
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&lt;br/&gt;
6. Elsie Harrod from Gino Watkins by J M Scott first the description of suitable diet 
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&lt;br/&gt;
7. Cyril Langford read from Hanno [half-emended, correctly, to ‘Hanno’] by J. 
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&lt;br/&gt;
8. Thos Hopkins read extracts from Richard Bird [sic] in the Antarctic all alone 
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escaping a very introspective depressing story. Taking the evening as a whole it 
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adventures. &lt;br/&gt; &lt;br/&gt;

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