Item 0001 - Letter from H. G. Vennor to B.J. Harrington regarding the Geological Survey of Canada.

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Letter from H. G. Vennor to B.J. Harrington regarding the Geological Survey of Canada.

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CA MUA MG 1022-5-066-0001

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  • January 1871 (Creation)
    Vennor, Henry George, 1840-1884
    Montréal (Québec)

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Born in Montréal, Henry G. Vennor was educated at the Montreal High School and at McGill University. From 1865 to 1880 he was on the staff of the Geological Survey of Canada. In 1877 he published the first of his Vennor Almanacs in which he ventured to predict the weather. Apart from being a geologist and meteorologist, Vennor was also an ornithologist and his chief work was Our Birds of Prey (Montréal, 1876).

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  • Box: M-1022-66