Fonds SC 26 - Edward J. Deacon fonds

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Edward J. Deacon fonds

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ON00259 SC 26

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  • 1929-1943 (Creation)

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4 cm of textual records (4 volumes)

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Fonds consists of Deacon's journal of bird observations, as well as three volumes of field notes. Deacon's journal describes weather conditions, bird behaviour, and species sighted. The field notes record the species of birds sighted on each given day, in addition to the number of birds of each species, weather conditions, and bird behaviour.

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See also SC 83: Toronto Ornithological Club fonds. The ROM holds 52 bird specimens collected by Deacon in Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Alberta.

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