Collection SCA65-GA37 - James Hoyes Panton letter.

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James Hoyes Panton letter.

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1 cm of textual records

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Educator James Hoyes Panton was born in Ontario and moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba in the early 1880's. He was a member of the Manitoba Historical Society and collected geological specimens throughout the province. In 1884 he returned to Ontario to be professor of Geology and Natural History at the Ontario Agricultural College (University of Guelph) where he remained until 1897. He died February 2, 1898.

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Contains one holograph letter from James Hoyes Panton to Drinkwater (C.P.R.) requesting a pass to travel free during the summer in order to do geological research, dated April 16, 1884.

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Purchased from Montreal Book Auctions, June 29, 1972.


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