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Founded in 1914, the Royal Ontario Museum showcases art, culture and nature from around the world and across the ages. Among the top 10 cultural institutions in North America, Canada’s largest and most comprehensive museum is home to a world-class collection of 13 million artworks, cultural objects and natural history specimens, featured in 40 gallery and exhibition spaces. As the country’s preeminent field research institute and an international leader in new discoveries, the ROM plays a vital ...


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Monographs and serials published by the Royal Ontario Museum.  Founded in 1914, the Royal Ontario Museum showcases art, culture and nature from around the world and across the ages. Among the top 10 cultural institutions in North America, Canada’s largest and most comprehensive museum is home to a world-class collection of 13 million artworks, cultural objects and natural history specimens, featured in 40 gallery and exhibition spaces. As the country’s preeminent field research...
ROM Archives and Special Collections
ROM Archives and Special Collections
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Fonds from the collections of the archival and special collections in the ROM Library and Archives.
SC 39, The Kerr Family Fonds
SC 39, The Kerr Family Fonds
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The Kerr Family fonds consists of the daily record books, letter registers, letter books, and receipts of John William Kerr (1812-1888) and his son, Frederick William Kerr (1852?-1902). John William Kerr (formerly the Secretary of the Wentworth Society for the Protection of Game and Fish) was appointed Fisheries Overseer for Upper Canada under the Commissioner of Crown Lands on December 16, 1864, and began to write a diary and make copies of letters which he continued until his death on May 8,...
Annual Reports of the Royal Ontario Museum
Annual Reports of the Royal Ontario Museum
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Annual Reports of the Royal Ontario Museum.  Founded in 1914, the Royal Ontario Museum showcases art, culture and nature from around the world and across the ages. Among the top 10 cultural institutions in North America, Canada’s largest and most comprehensive museum is home to a world-class collection of 13 million artworks, cultural objects and natural history specimens, featured in 40 gallery and exhibition spaces. As the country’s preeminent field research institute and an...
ROM Archives and Special Collections
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The fonds consists of one letterbook of correspondence, 1886-1889, principally to Mr. John Tilton, Deputy Minister of Fisheries. Biographical sketch: Samuel Wilmot, pisciculturist, civil servant (born at Belmont Farm, Clarke Township, West Durham, Upper Canada, 22 August 1822; died at Newcastle, Ontario, 17 May 1899). Wilmot was interested in the practice of artificially hatching fish as a means of saving the Lake Ontario salmon and in 1865 established a small hatchery on his farm on Wilmot...
Topic: Fish culture--Canada-sources
Source: folio
SC 39, The Kerr Family Fonds
by Kerr, John William, 1812-1888; Canada. Commissioner of Fisheries
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John William Kerr (1812-1888) was appointed Fisheries Overseer for Upper Canada under the Commissioner of Crown Lands on December 16, 1864. Kerr began to write a diary and make copies of letters which he continued until his death. This letterbook consists chiefly of correspondence with W.F. Whitaker, Commissioner of Fisheries, Ottawa. Recommended citation: Letter book (carbon), November 2, 1882 to January 11, 1884, Vol 11, The Kerr Family Fonds, SC 39, Royal Ontario Museum Library and...
Topic: Fisheries--Ontario--sources
SC 39, The Kerr Family Fonds
by Kerr, John William, 1812-1888; Canada. Deputy Minister of Fisheries
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John William Kerr (1812-1888) was appointed Fisheries Overseer for Upper Canada under the Commissioner of Crown Lands on December 16, 1864. Kerr began to write a diary and make copies of letters which he continued until his death on May 8, 1888. This letterbook consists of the letters of John William Kerr's son, Frederick William, who succeeded him as Fisheries Overseer on May 7, 1888. Correspondence in this volume is chiefly with the Deputy Minister of Fisheries, Ottawa. Recommended citation:...
Topic: Fisheries--Ontario--sources
SC 39, The Kerr Family Fonds
by Kerr, John William, 1812-1888; Canada. Deputy Minister of Fisheries
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John William Kerr (1812-1888) was appointed Fisheries Overseer for Upper Canada under the Commissioner of Crown Lands on December 16, 1864. Kerr began to write a diary and make copies of letters which he continued until his death on May 8, 1888. John William Kerr was succeeded as Fisheries Overseer by his son, Frederick William Kerr (1852?-1902); his entries begin in this letterbook on May 7, 1888. This letterbook consists chiefly of correspondence with the Deputy Minister of Fisheries, Ottawa....
Topic: Fisheries--Ontario--sources
SC 39, The Kerr Family Fonds
by Kerr, John William, 1812-1888; Canada. Deputy Minister of Fisheries
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John William Kerr (1812-1888) was appointed Fisheries Overseer for Upper Canada under the Commissioner of Crown Lands on December 16, 1864. Kerr began to write a diary and make copies of letters which he continued until his death. This letterbook consists chiefly of correspondence with the Deputy Minister of Fisheries, Ottawa. Recommended citation: Letter book (carbon), March 2, 1885 to July 16, 1886, Vol 13, The Kerr Family Fonds, SC 39, Royal Ontario Museum Library and Archives, Toronto,...
Topic: Fisheries--Ontario--sources
John William Kerr (1812-1888) was appointed Fisheries Overseer for Upper Canada under the Commissioner of Crown Lands on December 16, 1864. Kerr began to write a diary and make copies of letters which he continued until his death. Recommended citation: Daily record book and letter register, October 17, 1872 to October 7, 1876, Vol 6, The Kerr Family Fonds, SC 39, Royal Ontario Museum Library and Archives, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Topics: Kerr, John William, 1812-1888, Kerr, Frederick W., d. 1902, Fisheries, Fishes,...
Leaflet of the Royal Ontario Museum of Zoology
Leaflet of the Royal Ontario Museum of Zoology
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Leaflet of the Royal Ontario Museum of Zoology, published between 1929 and 1937.  
ROM Publications
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History, Technology, and Art Monograph 4
Topics: Textile fabrics, Costume
ROM Publications
by Lemon, R. R. H. (Roy Richard Henry)
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Authorized: 1967-1972
Topic: Paleontology
SC 39, The Kerr Family Fonds
by Kerr, John William, 1812-1888; Canada. Deputy Minister of Fisheries
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John William Kerr (1812-1888) was appointed Fisheries Overseer for Upper Canada under the Commissioner of Crown Lands on December 16, 1864. Kerr began to write a diary and make copies of letters which he continued until his death. This letterbook consists chiefly of correspondence with the Deputy Minister of Fisheries, Ottawa. Recommended citation: Letter book (carbon), July 19, 1886 to September 12, 1887, Vol 14, The Kerr Family Fonds, SC 39, Royal Ontario Museum Library and Archives,...
Topic: Fisheries--Ontario--sources
ROM Publications
by Dewdney, Selwyn H; Kidd, Kenneth E; Dewdney, Selwyn H. (autograph)
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viii, 127 p. :
Topics: Indian art, Indians of North America
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Bulletin of the Royal Ontario Museum of Archaeology , published between 1923 and 1955; followed by the Bulletin of the Division of Art & Archaeology (Royal Ontario Museum. Division of Art and Archaeology), published between December 1956 and June 1958.  Volume numbering is out of sequence in some instances.
ROM Publications
by Kenyon, Walter Andrew, 1917-1986
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Archaeology Monograph 9
Topics: Indians of North America, Mounds, Ontario, Antiquities, Indigenous Peoples of North America,...
ROM Publications
by Baillie, James Little, 1904-1970; Baillie, James Little, 1904-1970 (autograph); Royal Ontario Museum of Zoology
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p. 376-396, [1] leaf of plates :
Topic: Fothergill, Charles, 1782-1840
Royal Ontario Museum
by Malone, James Henry, 1851-
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"The first six chapters were printed for private distribution ... in ... 1919."
Topic: Chickasaw Indians
ROM Publications
by Soper, James H; Heimburger, Margaret L; Royal Ontario Museum
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Topic: Shrubs
John William Kerr (1812-1888) was appointed Fisheries Overseer for Upper Canada under the Commissioner of Crown Lands on December 16, 1864. Kerr began to write a diary and make copies of letters which he continued until his death. Recommended citation: Daily record book and letter register, January 23, 1860 to October 10, 1881, Vol 9, The Kerr Family Fonds, SC 39, Royal Ontario Museum Library and Archives, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Topic: Fisheries--Ontario--sources
Royal Ontario Museum
by North British Society of Halifax; Macdonald, James S. (James Simon), 1837-1914
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Topic: North British Society of Halifax
SC 39, The Kerr Family Fonds
by Kerr, Frederick William, 1852?-1902; Canada. Deputy Minister of Marine and Fisheries
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John William Kerr (1812-1888) was appointed Fisheries Overseer for Upper Canada under the Commissioner of Crown Lands on December 16, 1864. Kerr began to write a diary and make copies of letters which he continued until his death on May 8, 1888. This letterbook consists of the letters of John William Kerr's son, Frederick William, who succeeded him as Fisheries Overseer on May 7, 1888. Correspondence in this volume is chiefly with the Deputy Minister of Marine and Fisheries, Ottawa. Recommended...
Topic: Fisheries--Ontario--sources
SC 39, The Kerr Family Fonds
by Kerr, Frederick William, 1852?-1902; Canada. Deputy Minister of Marine and Fisheries
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John William Kerr (1812-1888) was appointed Fisheries Overseer for Upper Canada under the Commissioner of Crown Lands on December 16, 1864. Kerr began to write a diary and make copies of letters which he continued until his death on May 8, 1888. This letterbook consists of the letters of John William Kerr's son, Frederick William, who succeeded him as Fisheries Overseer on May 7, 1888. Correspondence in this volume is chiefly with the Deputy Minister of Marine and Fisheries, Ottawa. Recommended...
Topic: Fisheries--Ontario--sources
ROM Publications
by Campbell, Kenneth E., 1943-; Royal Ontario Museum
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Abstracts in English, French and Spanish
Topics: Birds, Fossil, Paleontology, Paleontology
ROM Publications
by Workshop on Care and Maintenance of Natural History Collections (2nd : 1985 : Royal Ontario Museum); Rudkin, David M., 1951-; Waddington, Janet, 1948-; Royal Ontario Museum
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Topics: Natural history, Natural history museums
ROM Publications
by Crossman, E. J. (Edwin John), 1929-; Casselman, J. M. (John Malcolm), 1940-; Royal Ontario Museum
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Topics: Pike, Pike fishing
ROM Publications
by Royal Ontario Museum; Cannizzo, Jeanne, 1947-
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Topics: Currie, Walter T. (Walter Thomas), 1858-1915, Banfield, A. W. (Alexander Woods), 1878-, Crean, John...
Includes bibliography
Topic: Ichthyosauria
ROM Publications
by Young, T. Cuyler; Levine, Louis D
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Topic: Mounds
ROM Publications
by Russell, Loris Shano, 1904-; Royal Ontario Museum
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37 p. :
Topics: Dinosaurs, Paleontology
ROM Publications
by Johnston, Richard B. (Richard Barnett), 1930-
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141 p. : 26 cm
Topic: Excavations (Archaeology)
Books to Borrow
by Burnham, Harold B; Burnham, Dorothy K., b. 1911; Royal Ontario Museum
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xv, 387 p. 32 cm
Topics: Hand weaving -- Canada, Eastern, Hand weaving -- Patterns
Source: removedNEL
ROM Publications
by Levine, Louis D
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86 p. : 26 cm
Topics: Tiglath-pileser III, King of Assyria, d. 727 B.C, Sargon II, King of Assyria, d. 705 B.C, Cuneiform...
ROM Publications
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Bibliography : p. 29-30
Topics: Paleontology, Paleontology
ROM Publications
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Fishes, Plesiopidae, Fishes
SC 39, The Kerr Family Fonds
by Kerr, John William, 1812-1888; Wentworth Society for the Protection of Game and Wildlife
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John William Kerr (1812-1888) was appointed Fisheries Overseer for Upper Canada under the Commissioner of Crown Lands on December 16, 1864. Kerr began to write a diary and make copies of letters which he continued until his death. Recommended citation: Daily record book and letter register, June 10, 1866 to December 31, 1866, Vol 2, The Kerr Family Fonds, SC 39, Royal Ontario Museum Library and Archives, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Topics: Kerr, John William, 1812-1888, Kerr, Frederick W., d. 1902, Fisheries, Fishes,...
Bibliography: p. 35-37
Topics: Ichthyosauria, Paleontology, Paleontology
ROM Publications
by Churcher, C. S., 1928-; Van Zyll de Jong, C. G; Royal Ontario Museum
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Bibliography: p. 15
Topics: Mammals, Fossil, Skunks
ROM Publications
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Clark, David Leigh, 1931-, Carr, T. R. (Timothy R.), Paleontology, Conodonts, Paleontology
ROM Publications
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 26-28)
Topic: Caddisflies
ROM Publications
by Darling, D. Christopher (Donald Christopher), 1951-; Royal Ontario Museum
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 42-43)
Topics: Spalangiopelta, Pteromalidae
Bibliography: p. 23-24
Topics: Bryozoa, Fossil, Paleontology, Paleontology
ROM Publications
by Peterson, Randolph L; Smith, Donald Alan, 1930-; Royal Ontario Museum
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Caption title
Topics: Vespertilionidae, Bats
John William Kerr (1812-1888) was appointed Fisheries Overseer for Upper Canada under the Commissioner of Crown Lands on December 16, 1864. Kerr began to write a diary and make copies of letters which he continued until his death. Recommended citation: Daily record book and letter register, December 24, 1864 to June 4, 1865, Vol 1, The Kerr Family Fonds, SC 39, Royal Ontario Museum Library and Archives, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Topics: Kerr, John William, 1812-1888, Kerr, Frederick W., d. 1902, Fisheries, Fishes,...
ROM Publications
by Gardiner, B. G. (Brian George); Royal Ontario Museum
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154 p
Topic: Fishes, Fossil
ROM Publications
by Fenton, M. Brock (Melville Brockett), 1943-; Royal Ontario Museum
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Bibliography: p. 28-34
Topic: Little brown bat
ROM Publications
by Crossman, E. J. (Edwin John), 1929-; Quetico Foundation; Royal Ontario Museum
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Topic: Fishes
ROM Publications
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Caption title
Topics: Eumops, Free-tailed bats, Bats, Bats
Royal Ontario Museum
by Barbeau, Marius, 1883-1969
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Illustrated end papers
Topic: Indians of North America
ROM Publications
by Russell, Loris Shano, 1904-; Royal Ontario Museum
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Bibliography: p. 41-42
Topics: Artiodactyla, Fossil, Paleontology
ROM Publications
by Ball, Ian R; Gourbault, N. (Nicole), 1936-; Kenk, Roman; Royal Ontario Museum
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Bibliography: p. 24-27
Topics: Turbellaria, Turbellaria, Platyhelminthes, Platyhelminthes
ROM Publications
by Loten, H. Stanley; Pendergast, David M
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 17-18)
Topic: Maya architecture
ROM Publications
by Brett, Katharine B; Royal Ontario Museum. Textiles Dept
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Bibliography: p. [2]
Topics: Textile fabrics, Hand weaving, Weavers, Textile design
ROM Publications
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Textile design, Decoration and ornament
ROM Publications
by Crossman, E. J. (Edwin John), 1929-; Goodchild, Cheryl D; Royal Ontario Museum
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Includes index
Topics: Muskellunge, Osteichthyes
ROM Publications
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Bibliography: p. 31-32
Topics: Tadarida congica, Tadarida niangarae, Tadarida trevori, Mammals
ROM Publications
by Needler, Winifred
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16 p. : 23 cm
Topic: Jewelry
ROM Publications
by Stanley, D. Christopher A; Pickerill, R. K; Royal Ontario Museum
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Ichnology, Trace fossils, Paleontology
ROM Publications
by Canadian Guild of Potters
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Catalogue of the biennial exhibition of the Canadian Guild of Potters
Topic: Pottery, Canadian
ROM Publications
by Crossman, E. J. (Edwin John), 1929-; Lewis, George Edward; Royal Ontario Museum
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Topics: Chain pickerel, Osteichthyes
ROM Publications
by Scott, W. B. (William Beverley), 1917-; Crossman, E. J. (Edwin John), 1929-; Canada. Dept. of Fisheries; Royal Ontario Museum
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Topic: Freshwater fishes
Cornell University Library
by Gardiner, Alan Henderson; Thompson, Herbert, Sir, 1859-1944; Milne, J. G. (Joseph Grafton), 1867-1951; Royal Ontario Museum of Archaeology; Bodleian Library
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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topic: Ostraka
ROM Publications
by Skelton, Eleanor G., 1908-1989; Skelton, Emerson W., 1907-; Royal Ontario Museum
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Botany
ROM Publications
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Bibliography: p. 178-188
Topics: Trilobites, Paleontology, Paleontology, Paleontology
SC 39, The Kerr Family Fonds
by Kerr, John William, 1812-1888; Canada. Commissioner of Fisheries
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John William Kerr (1812-1888) was appointed Fisheries Overseer for Upper Canada under the Commissioner of Crown Lands on December 16, 1864. Kerr began to write a diary and make copies of letters which he continued until his death. This letterbook consists chiefly of correspondence with W.F. Whitaker, Commissioner of Fisheries, Ottawa. Recommended citation: Letter book (carbon), June 9, 1881 to November 1, 1882, Vol 10, The Kerr Family Fonds, SC 39, Royal Ontario Museum Library and Archives,...
Topic: Fisheries--Ontario--sources
ROM Publications
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Bibliography: p. 38-41
Topics: Trilobites, Paleontology, Paleontology
ROM Publications
by Barlow, Jon C., 1935-; Royal Ontario Museum
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Bibliography: p. 57-59
Topic: Rodents
With an introduction by Robert Waite and preface by the editor, Daniel Haskel
Topics: Indians of North America, Cree language, Carrier language
ROM Publications
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Topics: Caddisflies, Limnocentropodidae
ROM Publications
by Snyder, L. L. (Lester Lynne), 1894-; Snyder, L. L. (Lester Lynne), 1894- (autograph); Shortt, T. M. (autograph)
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RBSC copy 2: With the autograph of the author and of the illustrator
Topics: Hawks, Owls, Birds
ROM Publications
by Fleming, James H. (James Henry), 1872-1940; Royal Ontario Museum of Zoology
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Caption title
Topics: Ducks, Birds
ROM Publications
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Bibliography: p. 24-25
Topics: Bryozoa, Fossil, Paleontology, Paleontology
ROM Publications
by Russell, Loris Shano, 1904-; Royal Ontario Museum
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Bibliography: p. 57-58
Topics: Rhinoceroses, Fossil, Paleontology
Royal Ontario Museum
by Caron, aîné, ébéniste-dessinateur
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In portfolio
Topics: Furniture, Furniture design, Cabinetwork