Fonds SC195 - Anker Odum fonds

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Anker Odum fonds

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CA ON00259 SC195

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Statement of scale (cartographic)

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6 drawings

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(d. 2012)

Biographical history

Anker Odum began working at the ROM in 1966 in the Department of Entomology and Invertebrate Zoology as the scientific illustrator. He established a reputation for excellent work in insect illustration and display. He was also known for drawing humourous cartoons of ROM staff. Anker Odum left the ROM in 1975 to persue his career as an artist/illustrator but returned in the early 80s as a staff artist. Anker Odum retired from the ROM in 1988. Anker Odum died in 2012.

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Fonds consists of drawings by Anker Odum.

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Accession 2014-007 was brought to the Archives by Brad Millen in 2014
Accession 2022-001 was brought to the Archives by Georgia Guenther.


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2/28/2023 E. Thomas (Creation)

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