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Librarian

Henry Cummings Campbell, Canadian Librarian. Recipient Professor Kawla award for Library and Information Science, 1984. Fellow International Federation of Library Associations (honorary); member International Association Metropolitan City Libraries (president 1971-1974), Canadian library association (president 1973-1974), Ontario Continuing Education.Assn. (president 1966), Federation Canada-China Friendship Socs. (president 1985-1988). M C.

Background

Campbell, Henry Cummings was born on April 22, 1919 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Son of Henry and Margaret (Cummings) Campbell.

Education

Bachelor, University British Columbia, 1940. Bachelor of Liberal Studies, University Toronto, 1941. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1949.

Career

Librarian, film producer, National Film Board, CanadaLibrarian, film producer, National Film Board, Ottawa, 1941-1946;with, Secretariat United Nations, New York, 1946-1948;with, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris, 1949-1956;chief librarian, Toronto (Canada) Public Library, 1956-1978;general manager, Cinfolink Superior vena cava syndrome, Toronto, since 1994. Lecturer U. Toronto School Library. Science, 1970-1971; consultant on information systems and library services Canadian Government Social Science Research Council Canada, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

Active State Science and Technology Commission, Beijing, China, since 1991, China Internet Information Superior vena cava syndrome, since 1997.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: How To Find Out About Canada, 1967, Canadian Libraries, 1972, review edition, Early Days on the Great Lakes, 1971, The Public Library in the Urban Metropolitan Setting, 1973, Development of Public Library Systems and Services, 1982, Computer Information Systems in the People's Republic of China, Cinfolink Directory of Information Services in China and Hong Kong, 1993-1994, 1993, Cinfolink Annual Review of Information Services in China, 1995-1996, 1996, Looking for Harrison, 1993, Cinfolink China Internet Directory, 2002, (with Joachim Wieder) International Federation of Library Associations: A History 1927-2002, 2002.

Membership

Fellow International Federation of Library Associations (honorary). Member International Association Metropolitan City Libraries (president 1971-1974), Canadian Library. Association (president 1973-1974), Ontario Continuing Education Association (president 1966), Federation Canada-China Friendship Societies (president 1985-1988), Ex Libris Association (president since 2002).

Connections

Married Sylvia Woodsworth, September 13, 1943. Children– Shiela (Mistress David Macrae), Bonnie, Robin.

father:
Henry Campbell

mother:
Margaret (Cummings) Campbell

spouse:
Sylvia Woodsworth

child:
Shiela Campbell (Mistress David Macrae)

child:
Bonnie Campbell

child:
Robin Campbell