Fonds F2835 - Herbert Kariel fonds

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Herbert Kariel fonds


  • [ca. 1934-1988] (Creation)

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20 photographs

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Biographical history

Herbert Kariel, 1927- , was born in Plauen, Germany and immigrated with his parents, Georg and Lotte to Portland, Oregon, USA in 1938. He graduated from the University of Oregon and taught school and university in various places before coming to the Deparment of Geography at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta in 1967. He was very active as an environmentalist with various groups including the Sierra Club, Alpine Club of Canada and the Alberta Wilderness Association.

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Gift of Herbert Kariel, 2007.

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The fonds consists of photographs of his family and environmental activities.

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      The material is in English.

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      Other Herbert Kariel records are held by the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies.

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      Tuesday, June 05, 2018




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