Series CC - Craig A. Campbell fonds

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Craig A. Campbell fonds

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  • Graphic material
  • Textual record
  • Object

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CA ON00247 CC

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  • 1922 - 2012 (Creation)
    Campbell, Craig
    Waterloo, Regional Municipality of

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450 cm of textual records
5037 photograph negatives : col. ; 35 mm
2 photographs : col. ; 4 x 4 cm
4 photographs : col. ; 6 x 8 cm
26 photographs : col. ; 7 x 10 cm
5 photographs : b&w ; 7 x 10 cm
8 photographs : b&w ; 7 x 12 cm
11 photographs : col. ; 8 x 8 cm
5 photographs : col. ; 8 x 8 cm
11 photographs : col. ; 8 x 12 cm
17 photographs : b&w ; 8 x 12 cm
21 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm
1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 12 cm
13 photographs : col. ; 9 x 15 cm
2 photographs : col. ; 10 x 10 cm
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 12 cm
193 photographs : col. ; 10 x 15 cm
3 photographs : col. ; 12 x 17 cm
4 photographs : col.; 15 x 19 cm
2 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 16 cm
3 photographs : col. ; 30 x 24 cm
1 photograph : col. ; 40 x 30 cm
8 photograph negatives : col. ; 6 x 9 cm
7 photograph negatives : b&w ; 7 x 10 cm
45 photograph negatives : b&w ; 7 x 12 cm
7 photograph negative strips : col. ; 35 mm
6 photograph negative strips : b&w ; 35 mm
14 maps

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Biographical history

Craig Campbell, a resident of Waterloo, was active in the Ontario field naturalist community, and made significant contributions to conservation efforts in Canada through his field research and collaborative work with scientists, academics and conservation agencies. Campbell studied Ontario’s natural heritage (mammals, herpetofauna, plants and butterflies) for more than 50 years, and is responsible for documenting the occurrence of many of Ontario’s threatened and endangered species. He was a member of the Kitchener-Waterloo Field Naturalists (Waterloo Region Nature as of 2014), and served as Chairman of their Conservation Committee from 1964-1971. He also served as Vice President of the Canadian Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Society (CARCS). Campbell received the W.W. H. Gunn Conservation Award in 2014 and the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Trust Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016.

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Scope and content

The Craig A. Campbell fonds consist of research of threatened and endangered flora and fauna in the Region of Waterloo. Textual records consists of research related to conservation, botany, herpetology, mammalogy and ornithology, observational records, correspondence related to research and naturalist organizations, published articles and books, field notes, records created by Gerald W. Knechtel and Willard H. Schaefer. Graphic records include photographs and photograph negatives of amphibians, birds, plants, mammals, Environmentally Sensitive Areas etc. Fonds also includes cartographic records and botany diagrams.

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  • English

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Open. Records are available for consultation without restriction.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Researchers are responsible for observing the terms of the Canadian Copyright Act. Permission of the Region of Waterloo Archives is required for any form of publication or exhibition.

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A detailed finding aid is available in Archive Online, our descriptive database, at the following link:

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