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Series MS-1900 - Hamilton Mack Laing papers

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Hamilton Mack Laing papers

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MS-1900

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  • 1870-1982 (Creation)
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    Laing, Hamilton Mack, 1883-1982

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Originals, 3.8 m

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Laing, Hamilton Mack, 1883-1982

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Hamilton Laing was a naturalist, photographer and journalist from Comox, B.C.

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Hamilton Mack Laing was a naturalist, photographer and journalist from Comox, BC.

Records contains correspondence, notes and manuscripts of articles and books concerning the birds, mammals and plants of Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Alaska, Oregon, Washington and much of southern and western British Columbia, ca. 1900-1982. The records also contain notes and correspondence concerning pioneering in rural Manitoba in the 1870s and at Comox in the 1920s; fiction and autobiographical manuscripts; and sketches and letters by Allan Brooks.

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Field notes and nature diaries (1900-1982) are in the possession of the Vertebrate Zoology Division, BC Provincial Museum.

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Related records in MS-1309, 198310-1, 198501-15 and 199002-002.

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Photographs were transferred to Visual Records, accession 198310-2.

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Accession number(s): 83-052; 198310-002

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