Peter Oliver archive

Peter Oliver archive

A new display in the School library features material relating to the 1938 British Everest expedition. Peter Oliver (g, 1921-1925) was a member of the team and included in the display are the actual ice axe he used on the expedition and his expedition diary.

For further information about Peter Oliver and other Everest climbers visit the Royal Geographical Society’s Imaging Everest website, or read John Harden’s article in the OS Record 2011.

 

A list of the contents of the  Peter Oliver archive held at Sherborne School is available.

Posted 25 February 2014 by Sherborne School Archives. Visit Sherborne School Archive News for more stories from the archives.