Anderson, R.T. (Robert Thomas), 1878-1903

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Anderson, R.T. (Robert Thomas), 1878-1903

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Robert Thomas Anderson (1878-1903) was an Ontario naturalist with an interest in botany, mineralogy, entomology, ornithology, and taxidermy. Born in Elora, Ontario, on February 10, 1878, Anderson's bird specimens, originally held by the Biological Museum of the University of Toronto, were an important part of the collection that was used to form the Royal Ontario Museum - Library and Archives. Anderson drowned on June 16, 1903 at Go Home Bay, Ontario, while still a student at Victoria University, Toronto.


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