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William Douw Lighthall Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 216
  • Fonds
  • 1875-1954

Most of Lighthall's varied interests and activities are represented in his papers which fall into a number of series. There is a general series of letters and papers 1875-1954 which includes much but not all of the correspondence. There are l...

Lighthall, W. D. (William Douw), 1857-1954

William Edmond Logan Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 914
  • Fonds
  • 1837-1871

These Logan papers consist of correspondence, 1837-1871; notices of admission to scientific and historical societies, 1842-1867; a history of the geological survey 1850; a report on mining locations addressed to B. Papineau, 1847; and corresponden...

Logan, William E. (William Edmond), Sir, 1798-1875

Peregrine Falcon

Drawing of an immature Tundra Peregrine Falcon from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: worldwide; the tundra subspecies nests on the North American tundra and migrates South to Southern Canada and the United States in the w...

Collins, Charles

Ai or Three-toed Sloth

Drawing of a Pale-throated Three-toed Sloth from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Northern South America.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Fox Sparrow

Drawing of a pair of Red Fox Sparrows from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: the United States, Canada, and Northern Mexico.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Nonpareil; painted Bunting [male]

Drawing of a male Painted Bunting from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: North America] and a male Indigo Bunting from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: North America and as far south as Northern C...

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Painted Bunting [male] & [female]

Drawing of a pair of male and female Painted Buntings from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: North America.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Yellow-mantled Widowbird, Yellow-shouldered Widowbird

Drawing of a pair of Yellow-mantled Widowbirds--also known as Yellow-shouldered Widowbirds--from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: Sub-Saharan tropical Africa.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Rose-faced Parrot

Drawing of a female Sun Conure from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: the Neotropics and Brazil.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

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