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Hamilton Laing fonds
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- textual record
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- multiple media
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- Laing, Hamilton Mack, 1883-1982
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6.9 m of textual records, 7904 photographs
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Laing, Hamilton Mack, 1883-1982
Hamilton Laing was a naturalist, photographer and journalist from Comox, B.C.
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The fonds consists of correspondence, notes and manuscripts of articles and books concerning birds, mammals and plants, and notes and correspondence concerning pioneering in rural Manitoba and Comox, B.C. Personal correspondence includes that with his mother, his wife, and other family members. Fonds includes photographs, miscellaneous tax and financial records, and records relating to house construction.
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Field notes and nature diaries (1900-1982) are in the possession of the Vertebrate Zoology Division, BC Provincial Museum.
Archives code(s): MS-1900; MS-1309; 98501-15; 98310-1; 98310-2; 199002-002.
Accession number(s): 198310-0001