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Rudolph Martin Anderson and Mae Bell Allstrand fonds

Media Type: 
Textual record
Graphic material
Cartographic material
Call Number / Archival Reference Number: 
R6390-0-1-E
STEM Field: 
Zoology
Ornithology
Description: 

Fonds consists of textual, graphic and cartographic material relating to the work and studies of Dr. Rudolph Martin Anderson and his wife, Mae Bell Allstrand. The records have been divided into six series as follows: correspondence; subject files; diaries; manuscripts and notes; printed material; and family papers.

Biography/Administrative History: 

Mae Bell Allstrand was born in 1883. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Iowa and her Masters of Arts in Wisconsin. On 22 January 1913, she married Rudolph Martin Anderson. Together they had three daughters. Allstrand shared an interest in Arctic exploration with her husband and translated numerous German scientific works relating chiefly to Arctic ornithology and travel. She died 5 March 1960.

Date(s): 
1884-1974
Extent: 
7.4m of textual documents, ca. 2 289 photographs, 16 maps
Province: 
ON
Hosting Institution: 
Library and Archives Canada
Collection Contact: 
bac.reference.lac@canada.ca
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