Guide to the Virginia C. Campbell papers

M. Carey
University of California, Santa Cruz
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz 95064

Contributing Institution: University of California, Santa Cruz
Title: Virginia C. Campbell papers
Creator: Campbell, Virginia C
Identifier/Call Number: MS .001
Physical Description: 0.75 Linear Feet 1 doc box, 1 slide bin
Date (inclusive): 1960-1998
Abstract: This collection contains some correspondence and paper ephemera, as well as photographs and slides of the early campus.
Physical Location: Stored in Special Collections & Archives: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
Language of Material: English


Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights for this collection reside with the University of California. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. The publication or use of any work protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use for research or educational purposes requires written permission from the copyright owner. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Preferred Citation

Virginia C. Campbell papers. MS 1. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Virginia Campbell estate, April 2013


Virginia (Ginger) C. Campbell passed away on Dec. 8, 2003 at her home in Soquel. She was born June 9, 1929 in Vancouver, Washington to Clyde and Dorothy Copland. Ginger graduated from Stanford University in 1951 with a BA in Special Education.
Ginger was secretary to University of California Chancellor Dean E. McHenry and in 1962-63 a member of the original team directed to establish a new campus of the University of California at Santa Cruz. She left UCSC when her husband was transferred to Scotland for four years. In 1967 she returned as administrative assistant to Chancellor McHenry until his retirement in 1974 and subsequently served as Administrative Analyst for him as an Emeritus Chancellor. She held other UCSC appointments with the Institute of Marine Sciences and the Chemistry Department.
Ginger was a founding member of the Board of Directors of Friends of Long Marine Laboratory; first newsletter editor of Long Currents; Honorary Life member of UCSC Arboretum Associates; Representative on Soquel General Plan Review in 1968 and member of Save Soquel; Past President and Board Member of Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Club, establishing their Rescue Program in 1985.
She was a member of the San Jose Retriever Club, San Joaquin Labrador Retriever Club; Monterey Bay Hunting Retriever Club; Labrador Retriever Club Inc; and the Labrador Retriever Club of England.
Ginger's avocation along with her late husband Harold Donald Campbell, was the breeding, training, exhibiting and judging of Labrador retrievers. Recognized nationally and internationally, for more than three decades dogs carrying the Campbellcroft name, have garnered the highest accolades, in beauty, performance, temperament and style. The Campbellcroft legacy continues in Campbellcroft Labradors that have provided the foundation for other breeders to build upon.

Scope and Content of Collection

This collection contains a small amount of campus correspondence and paper ephemera, as well as photographs and slides of the early campus and some personal slides.

Processing Information

Processed by Maureen Carey in 2014.

Related Material

UA1 Dean E. McHenry Papers

Subjects and Indexing Terms

University of California, Santa Cruz

box-folder 1:1

Biographical information 1947-1984

box-folder 1:2

Correspondence n.d., 1961-1996

box-folder 1:3

Dean E. McHenry passing 1998

box-folder 1:4

Dean E. McHenry obituaries, clippings, 1961-1998

box-folder 1:5

Photographs - 8x10 b/w photographs, ca. 1960-1970


Charles Hitch, Ronald Reagan, Dean E. McHenry, ms0001_pho_001 ca. 1965-1967


Virginia Campbell [with glasses] and two friends, ms0001_pho_002 ca. 1960-1965


[Virginia Campbell standing in doorway of lime worker's cabin], ms0001_pho_003 ca. 1960-1965


[Row of lime worker's cabins (5)], ms0001_pho_004 ca. 1960-1965


[Lime worker's cabin], ms0001_pho_005 ca. 1960-1965


[Stairs, doorway of lime worker's cabin], ms0001_pho_006 ca. 1960-1965


[Doorway, stairs and window of lime worker's cabin], ms0001_pho_007 ca. 1960-1965


[Detail of window of lime worker's cabin], ms0001_pho_008 ca. 1960-1965


[Interior of lime worker's cabin - bed, mattresses, dresser], ms0001_pho_009 ca. 1960-1965


[Interior of lime worker's cabin - kitchen area], ms0001_pho_010 ca. 1960-1965


[Door latch - hook and eye], ms0001_pho_011 ca. 1960-1965


[Lime worker's cabin], ms0001_pho_012 ca. 1960-1965


[Three lime workers cabins], ms0001_pho_013 ca. 1960-1965


[Lime worker's cabin, fence], ms0001_pho_014 ca. 1960-1965


[Barn windows - one open, one closed], ms0001_pho_015 ca. 1960-1965


[Barn door - closed], ms0001_pho_016 ca. 1960-1965


[Cooperage doors, stone walls], ms0001_pho_017 ca. 1960-1965


[Cooperage doors with padlock], ms0001_pho_018 ca. 1960-1965


[Under the cooperage - buckboard wagon], ms0001_pho_019 ca. 1960-1965


[Outside of cooperage: underneath buckboard wagon; above door, window on 2nd floor], ms0001_pho_020 ca. 1960-1965

box-folder 1:6

Photographs - 8x10 b/w photographs ca. 1960-1970


[Buckboard wagon under the cooperage], ms0001_pho_021 ca. 1960-1965


[Lime kiln wall and supports], ms0001_pho_022 ca. 1960-1965


[Explosives storeroom door - 'Magazines, Explosives, Dangerous'], ms0001_pho_023 ca. 1960-1965


[Quarry hillside, road], ms0001_pho_024-025 ca. 1960-1965


[Burned out redwood stump in grove], ms0001_pho_026 ca. 1960-1965


[Live oak on hillside], ms0001_pho_027 ca. 1960-1965


[Live oak in fog], ms0001_pho_028 ca. 1960-1965


[Live oak and redwood in fog], ms0001_pho_029 ca. 1960-1965

box 2

Color slides ca. 1961-1965


[Ione near Remington House], ms0001_sld_001 ca. 1961-1965


[Remington House - Don't show to B.S.], ms0001_sld_002 ca. 1961-1965


[Remington House near UCSC], ms0001_sld_003 ca. 1961-1965


[View from Office level, Cookhouse], ms0001_sld_004 ca. 1961-1965


[Door to Dean McHenry's Office], ms0001_sld_005 ca. 1961-1965


[Dean McHenry's Office, Cookhouse kitchen], ms0001_sld_006 ca. 1961-1965


[Dean McHenry's Office, Cookhouse kitchen - note stove], ms0001_sld_007 ca. 1961-1965


[Barbara Sheriff's Office - Cookhouse] ms0001_sld_008 ca. 1961-1965


[Barbara Sheriff & Ione B. sitting on sewer line where narrow gauge RR bed was], ms0001_sld_009 ca. 1961-1965


[Miners cabin near Cave Gulch - Newspapers on wall date back to 1903], ms0001_sld_010 ca. 1961-1965


[Shingle and moss - Miners cabin UC Santa Cruz campus], ms0001_sld_011 ca. 1961-1965


[Miners Cabin near Cave Gulch, UC Santa Cruz campus], ms0001_sld_012 ca. 1961-1965


[UCSC Student trailers], ms0001_sld_013-015 ca. 1961-1965


[Field House and Fields from Cowell Provost's House], ms0001_sld_016 ca. 1961-1965


[Field House, Cowell College upper right], ms0001_sld_017 ca. 1961-1965


[Upper Quarry], ms0001_sld_018-20 ca. 1961-1965


[Graduation ceremony in Quarry], ms0001_sld_021 ca. 1961-1965


[Ceremony in meadow-Cowell], ms0001_sld_022-023 ca. 1961-1965


[Dean's Home from Cowell], ms0001_sld_024 ca. 1961-1965


[Barbara and Ione at Cowell College, UCSC], ms0001_sld_026 ca. 1961-1965


[UCSC Cowell College], ms0001_sld_027-028 ca. 1961-1965


[Barbara & Ione and Founder's Tree at Cowell College UCSC], ms0001_sld_029 ca. 1961-1965


Cowell College UCSC, ms0001_sld_030 Jul 1965


[Roof Women's Dorm Cowell], ms0001_sld_031-032 ca. 1961-1965


[Founder's Tree], ms0001_sld_033 ca. 1961-1965


Founder's Tree, Cowell College, ms0001_sld_034 ca. 1961-1965


[UCSC Cowell College], ms0001_sld_035 ca. 1961-1965


[UCSC Cowell College Dining Room View], ms0001_sld_036 ca. 1961-1965


View from Dining Hall, Stevenson College, ms0001_sld_037 ca. 1961-1965


Adlai E. Stevenson College & Cowell College, ms0001_sld_038 ca. 1961-1965


[UCSC Stevenson College], ms0001_sld_039 ca. 1961-1965


[UCSC Stevenson College], ms0001_sld_040 ca. 1961-1965


[Student housing UC Santa Cruz, Stevenson College], ms0001_sld_041 ca. 1961-1965


[UCSC Stevenson College], ms0001_sld_042-049 ca. 1961-1965


[UCSC Stevenson College - Founder's Tree], ms0001_sld_046 ca. 1961-1965


[Central Services Bldg - complete & moving in, ms0001_sld_050 ca. 1961-1965


[Central Services B and I on deck back of B's office], ms0001_sld_051 ca. 1961-1965


Central Services deck back of B's office & Chancellors office, ms0001_sld_052 ca. 1961-1965


[Start of Central Services Building], ms0001_sld_053 ca. 1961-1965


[Library under construction UC Santa Cruz], ms0001_sld_054 ca. 1961-1965


UCSC Library, ms0001_sld_055 ca. 1961-1965


UCSC Library - Interior Court, ms0001_sld_056 ca. 1961-1965


Natural Sciences Unit 1, back side UCSC, ms0001_sld_057 ca. 1961-1965


"Natural Sciences Unit 1, front side UCSC, ms0001_sld_058 ca. 1961-1965


Natural Sciences Lecture hall & courtyard, UC Santa Cruz, ms0001_sld_059 ca. 1961-1965


"The Girls" at the site of Natural Sciences, Unit 1 - There was a slight mist falling, ms0001_sld_060 ca. 1961-1965


Construction at UC Santa Cruz - clearing for Natural Sciences, Unit 1, ms0001_sld_061 ca. 1961-1965


Construction at UC Santa Cruz - Sub-foundation and wall for road to Natural Sciences bldg [Unit 1], ms0001_sld_062 ca. 1961-1965


"Who them?" Natural Sciences Bldg, ms0001_sld_063 ca. 1961-1965


UCSC Power House - Hop Sheds?, ms0001_sld_064 ca. 1961-1965


[Yosemite], ms0001_sld_065-081 ca. 1961-1965