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Part Of
Peter Spear fonds
Scope & Content
S56 contains 34 audio cassettes: S56/1 - "Everest 81 Edmund Hillary Talk at Hillary Dinner/Calgary (Amatt)" S56/2 - "A - Blank, B - Oct 15/81 Caneverex - Canadians reach summits of Mutzicata" S56/3 - "A - Everest A/V soundtrack - Earl Pennington - Part 1 Shaw, Part 2 Epilogue, Bill March July 198…
Date Range
1981 - 1986
Reference Code
S56
Description Level
3 / Series
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Part Of
Peter Spear fonds
Description Level
3 / Series
Fonds Number
M562 / V787 / S56
Series
S56
Sous-Fonds
S56
Accession Number
2017.8655
Reference Code
S56
GMD
Sound recording
Cassette
Date Range
1981 - 1986
Physical Description
34 audio cassettes
History / Biographical
Peter Spear (April 1, 1940 - ) was a teacher, administrator, mountain ski patroller at the Lake Louise Ski Area, member of the Canadian Ski Patrol System, and base camp manager for the 1982 Canadian Mount Everest Expedition based out of Calgary, Alberta.
Scope & Content
S56 contains 34 audio cassettes:
S56/1 - "Everest 81 Edmund Hillary Talk at Hillary Dinner/Calgary (Amatt)"
S56/2 - "A - Blank, B - Oct 15/81 Caneverex - Canadians reach summits of Mutzicata"
S56/3 - "A - Everest A/V soundtrack - Earl Pennington - Part 1 Shaw, Part 2 Epilogue, Bill March July 1982, B - Blank"
S56/4 - "A - Aug 6 - Sherpas and Sherpani's singing in Chang house near Namche, Aug 6 Thangboche monastary ceremony for our expedition, B - Aug 9 Thangboche monastary monk apprentices reciting verse (8-10 years old), Aug 13 Lobuche - Sherpa Sing Song"
S56/5 - "A - Mr. Sharma's Office - Sept 7/82, Sept 14 - Elzinga, B - Blank"
S56/6 - "A - Cross Canada Check Up - September 19, 1982, B - Blank"
S56/7 - "A - Cross Canada Check Up - September 19, 1982, B - Cross Canada Check Up - September 19, 1982 G.S. tape Sept 28/82 to C.H."
S56/8 - "A - Oct 4 - Base Camp = K, B - Oct 5/82 Base Camp -> K radio #1"
S56/9 - "A - Oct 5/82 - Base -> K radio #2, B - Oct 5/82 - #3"
S56/10 - "A - Oct 7/82 - Kathmandu, B - Oct 7/82 - during live broadcast"
S56/11 - "A - Oct 8/82 - Patterson stay from Base of summit, B - Blank"
S56/12 - "Oct 10/82 - Jorsalle to Namche - March, Amatt, Read, Burgess, Smith, Sherpas - taped by Andy Kuzmicki, Bill March, Ron Diamond, B - Oct 10/82 - Jorsalle to Namche - Gallagher, Laurie Skreslet - Transcription of Pat Morrow
S56/13 - "CFCF 60 - Radio Montreal - Mount Everest Aircheck Fri Oct 15/82"
S56/14 - "Air Canada - A Conversation with Pierre Leanniot May 1984"
S56/15 - "Everest! A Sound History 1922 - 1983"
S56/16 - "1. Steve Bezruchka - interview with Brot Coburn re: Hydro project Aug 2/82, 2. Steve Bezruchka - interview with Guy Posson re: affects of HA on child development - Aug 14/82"
S56/17 - "1. Steve Bezruchka (cont.) interview with Guy Posson, 2. Blank"
S56/18 - "1. John Amatt Diary #1 (walk in), 2. John Amatt Diary #2 (walk in)"
S56/19 - "1. John Amatt Diary - Aug 8 - Kunde #3, 2. John Amatt Diary Aug 8 - Kunde #4"
S56/20 - "1. John Amatt Diary - Aug 9/82 - Thyangboche #5 - ceremony music, 2. John Amatt Diary Aug 9/82 - meeting etc. #6"
S56/21 - "1. John Amatt Diary #7 - interviews with Head Lama at Thyangboche - Aug 10/82, 2. John Amatt Diary #8 - comments recorded on trail - Pheriche - Aug 10/82"
S56/22 - "1. John Amatt #9 - team mtg. at Pheriche - Aug 11/82, 2. John Amatt #10 - team mtg. at Pheriche - Aug 11/82"
S56/23 - "1. John Amatt #11 - interview with Bill March, Rovers - report from [?] - Aug 13/82, 2. John Amatt #12 - blank"
S56/24 - "1. John Amatt #13 - Aug 15/16/17 - Tim Lloyd at [?] - Sherpas singing, Bill and Lloyd at Ice Fall, Al Burgess, 2. John Amatt #14 - Aug 18 at Base - personal, Ice Fall Radio Comm, March and team meeting"
S56/25 - "1. John Amatt #15 - Progress Report - Aug 25/82, 2. John Amatt #16 - Aug 24/82 - [?] of W. Cwm conversation"
S56/26 - "1. John Amatt #17 - Aug 19 - Radio contact from Base -> Ice Fall - exploring route, 2. #18 - Blank"
S56/27 - "1. John Amatt #19 - Aug 24 - Dave Jones on health, team meeting at base, 2. John Amatt #20 - Aug 24 - team meeting (cont.), oxygen seminar"
S56/28 - "1. John Amatt #21 - Aug 27, organization plan, Sept 6/82, 2. John Amatt #22 - August 28 - radio contact"
S56/29 to S56/34 - blank tapes
Notes
Titles taken from text written on cassette tapes.
Name Access
Spear, Peter
Everest '82
Subject Access
Camps
Canada
Climbing
Communications
Conferences and conventions
Education
Winter Sports
Mountaineering
Mountaineers
Organizations
Public events
Sports
Transportation
Travel
Geographic Access
Alberta
England
Thailand
Nepal
Bangkok
Kathmandu
Language
English
Related Material
John Amatt fonds
Creator
Peter Spear
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Science and technology
Transportation
Title Source
Title based on contents
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