Skip to main content

Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Oral History Interview with Charles Houston, 2000 August 23

Identifier: OH1Houston
Abstract Interview begins with Charles Houston describing his personal life and his childhood, including travelling as a child with his family. Houston detailed his pranks as a child and punishments. Also discussed his fascination with the American Civil War. Discussed academic career at Harvard and medical school at Columbia. In 1937, American Alpine Club asked Houston to organize an expedition to K2. Detailed a few stories from his time practicing medicine. Houston explained how he enlisted in Navy...
Dates: 2000 August 23