Victor Josendal papers, 1915-1981  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Josendal, Victor
Victor Josendal papers
1915-1981 (inclusive)
1946-1981 (bulk)
1.92 cubic feet
Collection Number
4263 (Accession No. 4263-001)
Papers of Seattle mountaineer who made the first ascent of a number of peaks in Washington, British Columbia, and the Yukon Territory
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Josendal was a member of the Mountaineers and served as the club's vice president from 1952-1953 and was on its Board of Directors from 1954-1957. He was chairman of the Climbing Committee in 1950, the Safety Committee in 1956, and the Budget Committee in 1959. He participated in many other Mountaineering activities.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Organizational features, correspondence, reports, notes, tape recorded reminiscences, accident reports, news releases, newsletters, clippings, ephemera, oversize posters, subject series, and other record series. The accession also includes nearly all of the December issues of "The Mountaineer" from 1915-1940.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

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Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Josendal, Victor--Archives
  • Geographical Names :
  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Mountaineers (Society). Budget Committee (creator)
    • Mountaineers (Society). Climbing Committee (creator)
    • Mountaineers (Society). Safety Committee (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)