Lawrence Nielsen

Dr. Lawrence Nielsen, Research Chemist, Monsanto Chemical Company: 1917-1992. These albums were compiled by Austin Post, January, 2000. Dr. Nielsen climbed many mountains in Alaska, was involved in several research projects, and contributed to the science of glaciology. 

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Album1

Information and photography supplied by Deanne Nielsen, Lindsay Nielsen Hickle, and Dave Bohn. Album 1: Clippings, Awards, and Scientific Reports

Album10

Nielsen Information and photography supplied by Deanne Nielsen, Lindsay Nielsen Hickle, and Dave Bohn. Information and photography supplied by Deanne Nielsen, Lindsay Nielsen Hickle, and Dave Bohn. Album 10: Chilkat Mountains #2, Garrison Glacier, 1988

Album11

Nielsen Information and photography supplied by Deanne Nielsen, Lindsay Nielsen Hickle, and Dave Bohn. Information and photography supplied by Deanne Nielsen, Lindsay Nielsen Hickle, and Dave Bohn. Album 11: Air photos, 1957. Columbia Glacier, 1959. Glacier Bay, 1988

Album12

Nielsen Information and photography supplied by Deanne Nielsen, Lindsay Nielsen Hickle, and Dave Bohn. Information and photography supplied by Deanne Nielsen, Lindsay Nielsen Hickle, and Dave Bohn. Album 12: Field Party Members *** If you have information on any of these people, please contact us with the person's name and the associated filename.***

Album2

Nielsen Information and photography supplied by Deanne Nielsen, Lindsay Nielsen Hickle, and Dave Bohn. Information and photography supplied by Deanne Nielsen, Lindsay Nielsen Hickle, and Dave Bohn. Album 2: High Chugach Mountains Approximately 150 slides cover the first expeditions to the central Chugach Mountains which were made in 1955 and 1957. The area covered is upper Columbia Glacier, with first ascents of Mts. Einstein, Witherspoon, Valhalla and several lesser peaks. Most of which were named by Nielsen and this expedition, sponsored by the Arctic Institute of North America. Scientific research was measuring snow accumulation at various levels on Columbia Glacier. Photocopies of the scientific articles by Dr. Nielsen and separate articles describing the first ascents of the major peaks written by Nielsen and Dave Bohn.

Album3

Nielsen Information and photography supplied by Deanne Nielsen, Lindsay Nielsen Hickle, and Dave Bohn. Information and photography supplied by Deanne Nielsen, Lindsay Nielsen Hickle, and Dave Bohn. Album 3: A JIRP Juneau Icefield Research Project, 1958; B Valdez Glacier, 1959. This album contains about 80 slides of the Battle Glacier branch of Gilkey Glacier, Juneau Icefield. These photos were taken in conjunction with research by other JIRP personnel. The 1953 JIRP field work was under Dr. Nielsen's leadership. The Valdez Glacier file covers an expedition to climb various mountains, and to seek relics of the ~ 1898 Gold Rush. At that time the glacier was used by ~ 3000 prospectors as a route to the Interior.

Album4

Nielsen Information and photography supplied by Deanne Nielsen, Lindsay Nielsen Hickle, and Dave Bohn. Information and photography supplied by Deanne Nielsen, Lindsay Nielsen Hickle, and Dave Bohn. Album 4: Fairweather Range, 1962. This album contains over 200 slides and 2 written accounts, one by Nielsen, and another by Dave Bohn of the climbs of Lituya Mountain, Mount Quincy Adams and an attempt on Mount Salisbury. The climbing photography of Lituya mountain is particularly spectacular. A newspaper clipping about David Chappelear on the Mount Lituya ascent is also included.

Album5

Nielsen Information and photography supplied by Deanne Nielsen, Lindsay Nielsen Hickle, and Dave Bohn. Information and photography supplied by Deanne Nielsen, Lindsay Nielsen Hickle, and Dave Bohn. Album 5: Photographs of Alaska towns, 1953-1981. Alaska earthquake damage, Anchorage, 1964

Album6

Nielsen Information and photography supplied by Deanne Nielsen, Lindsay Nielsen Hickle, and Dave Bohn. Information and photography supplied by Deanne Nielsen, Lindsay Nielsen Hickle, and Dave Bohn. Album 6: A Icefield Ranges Research Project, 1964-1965; B Icefield Ranges Research Project, SSE, 1967

Album7

Nielsen Information and photography supplied by Deanne Nielsen, Lindsay Nielsen Hickle, and Dave Bohn. Information and photography supplied by Deanne Nielsen, Lindsay Nielsen Hickle, and Dave Bohn. Album 7: A chilkoot Range, Coast Mountains, Alaska and British Columbia; B Chilkoot Trail, Alaska, 1968

Album8

Nielsen Information and photography supplied by Deanne Nielsen, Lindsay Nielsen Hickle, and Dave Bohn. Information and photography supplied by Deanne Nielsen, Lindsay Nielsen Hickle, and Dave Bohn. Album 8: Tazlina Glacier, Scilina and Lindita Peaks, Chugach Mountains, Alaska, 1971, 1974, 1977

Album9

Nielsen Information and photography supplied by Deanne Nielsen, Lindsay Nielsen Hickle, and Dave Bohn. Information and photography supplied by Deanne Nielsen, Lindsay Nielsen Hickle, and Dave Bohn. Album 9: A Takhinsha Mountains, Glacier Bay, 1966; B Chilkat Mountains, Glacier Bay, 1973