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Sir Edmund Hillary diary - Everest Reconnaissance 1951

documentary heritage
  • Description

    A blue diary owned by Edmund Hillary, covering the period of 29 August to 25 November 1951. Discusses Hillary's 1951 trip to Nepal and reconnaissance of Mount Everest.

  • Other Id

    17171 (Presto content ID)

    MS-2010-1-381 (Reference Number)

  • Department

Images and documents


  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    Sir Edmund Hillary diary - Everest Reconnaissance 1951
  • Primary Maker
  • Date
    Aug 1951-Nov 1951
  • Physical Description

    1 folder containing 1 volume (210mm x 135mm x 29mm)

  • Collection
  • Level of Current Record
  • Is Part Of
  • Public Access Text

    Three pages of loose notes inserted at the back of the book.

  • Copyright
    All rights reserved
  • Credit Line
    Sir Edmund Hillary bequest.
  • Last Update
    07 Dec 2023
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