Charles L. Camp

Fellow: Awarded 1935

Field of Study: Anthropology and Cultural Studies

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 03-12-1893

Died: 08-14-1975

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1935–36:

CAMP, CHARLES LEWIS:  Appointed for a study of vertebrate paleontology of the Triassic, particularly the Triassic of North America in its relations to the faunas of China, Russia, South Africa, South America and Scotland; tenure, twelve months from June 14, 1935.

Born March 12, 1893, at Jamestown, North Dakota. Education: Throop Polytechnic Institute, 1906–10; University of California, A.B., 1915, field work, Summers, 1908–14; Columbia University, A.M., 1916, Ph.D., 1923.

Research Associate, 1919–22, American Museum of Natural History; Research Associate, 1922–24, Assistant Professor of Zoology and Curator of Amphibians and Reptiles in Museum of Paleontology, 1924–29, Associate Professor of Paleontology and Director of Museum of Paleontology, 1930—, University of California.

Publications:  James Clyman, American Frontiersman, 1928. Narrative of Nicholas “Cheyenne” Dawson (Overland to California in ’41 and ’49 and Texas in ’51), 1933. Articles in University of California Publications in Zoology, Copeia, University of California Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences, Lorquinia, Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Quarterly of the California Historical Society, Memoirs of the University of California, Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, Science.

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