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to a museum."
THE CAMPBELL COLLECTION
120 Years of Photographic Equipment History
The Campbell Collection is a private camera collection being expanded to
eventually be the seed for a public camera museum in San Diego,
California. Our vision is to find an individual, group, company or
foundation to provide funding to construct and operate the museum to
which we will donate the entire collection and continue to provide our
WHAT'S AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE
Here you will find information about the history of the collection, what it
contains, how we operate, the people involved, current projects, details
of our vision for the museum and other tidbits
HOW YOU CAN HELP
We gladly accept donations of photographic equipment, regardless of
condition, but cannot yet offer a tax deduction since we are not a
qualified 510(c) organization. We hope to remedy that in the near future.
It will be a great help if you just pass on a link to this site to others
interested in photographic equipment history.
Our HALL OF FAME recognizes those who have generously contributed
to The Collection in the form of photographic equipment, cash for
acquisitions, or their particular expertise. For those contributors with a
web site or products or services to offer, links and other contact
information are included. Most are involved in some aspect of
photography so please visit or contact them to what they have to offer.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE YOUR NAME AND CONTACT INFORMATION
ADDED TO OUR HALL OF FAME:
Just send us a contribution in any amount to have your name added. If
you have a web site, place of business or service to publicize, send us a
one-time contribution of $20 or more, a one-sentence description of what
you have to offer and your web site or contact information. The
additional information will be added next to your name.
The Hall of Fame will be kept updated and remain on the web site. We
plan to eventually put the Hall of Fame on permanent display in the
Send contributions via PayPal to email@example.com and
be sure to include the additional information in the message box. Please
email firstname.lastname@example.org for information related to the
donation of equipment.
Part of the funding for expansion of the collection comes from sale of
surplus material. You can find items for sale by The Collection under
eBay member ID mdcsdeb.
INTRODUCTION TO THE CAMPBELL COLLECTION
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