Fonds SC 44 - C.W. Nash fonds

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C.W. Nash fonds

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ON00259 SC 44

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  • 1893-1912 (Creation)

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21.8 cm of textual records

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Fonds consists of journals containing notes and clippings on mammals, several field note journals of bird and wildlife observations, an index book, and a small amount of correspondence. The notes on mammals include information on habitat and behaviour, as well as news clippings on the species. The filed notes describe Nash’s wildlife observations as well as weather conditions. The correspondence consists of responses to queries made by Nash regarding various species. Fonds is comprised of the following series: SC 44-1: Mammal records SC 44-2: Nature observations and related records SC 44-3: Index to species SC 44-4: Correspondence

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The ROM holds 467 bird specimens collected by Nash, primarily in the Toronto area.

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Biographical information from: Cranmer-Byng, Jack, and Martin K. McNicholl. Ornithology in Ontario. Whitby, Ont.: Hawk Owl, 1994, Nd Lloyd, Hoyes. "In Memoriam: Charles W. Nash." Canadian Field-naturalist 51.6 (1927): 135-37.

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