Exhibit Opening: Bob Campbell’s photographs of Dian Fossey’s Karisoke Research Center, 1968-1972

Published: September 11th, 2017

Category: Announcements, News

Bob Campbell is best known for his famous photos of Dian Fossey’s research on the mountain gorillas of Rwanda. His work was published in National Geographic, popularizing the conservation of mountain gorillas in the 1970s.

This exhibit uses photos focusing on Dian Fossey’s gorilla conservation work at Karisoke Research Center, curated from the University of Florida Bob Campbell Papers. The exhibit opens September 18 in Smathers Library lobby, and will be available for viewing during building hours.

Bob Campbell photograph of Dian Fossey with orphan gorillas Coco and Pucker, Rwanda 1969, Bob Campbell Papers, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville.

You can access the Bob Campbell Papers online through the UF Digital Collections.

Some photos from the Bob Campbell Papers have been featured in the September 2017 issue of National Geographic magazine.

CAS News Bulletin: Week of September 11, 2017


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