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Finding Aid to the Charles Lewis Camp papers
BANC MSS C-B 862  
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Description
Papers of paleontologist and zoologist Charles Lewis Camp.
Background
Charles Camp was born in Jamestown, North Dakota on March 12, 1893 to Theodosia Baird Camp and Edgar Whittlesey Camp, a prominent attorney. Several years later, the Camp family moved to Southern California and Charles Camp attended Throop Polytechnic Institute in Pasadena, California. He earned his A.B. in 1915 at the University of California, Berkeley and his Ph.D. in 1923 from Columbia University. His doctoral work was interrupted from 1917 to 1919 by active service with the United States Army in France. Camp joined the University of California, Berkeley faculty as a zoologist in 1922. He transferred to the Paleontology Department in 1930, and he directed the museum of Paleontology from 1930 until 1949. Camp retired from teaching in 1960.
Extent
24 linear feet (18 cartons, 2 boxes, 2 oversize folders)
Restrictions
Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
Collection is open for research.