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Material
STONE;
Description
A beige fossil of an unidentified plant.
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Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
A beige fossil of an unidentified plant.
Material
STONE;
Height
0.5
Width
7.5
Length
15.3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1999.3.6
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
STONE;
Description
Large beige and orange fossil of an unidentified plant.
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Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Large beige and orange fossil of an unidentified plant.
Material
STONE;
Height
0.4
Width
13
Length
17
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1999.3.5
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
STONE;
Description
Small beige and yellow fossil of an unidentified plant.
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Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Small beige and yellow fossil of an unidentified plant.
Material
STONE;
Height
0.6
Width
3.4
Length
6
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1999.3.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
An irregularly flat piece of slate-like rock with a Metasequoia shaped fossil on face and faint, small insect fossil on the other face. This insect fossil is of chief interest for this artifact as it is uncommon. In an e-mail exchange between Dr. Bruce Archibald, a professor at SFU, and Tony L'Orsa…
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Title
Parasitoid Wasp Fossil
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, INSECT
Description
An irregularly flat piece of slate-like rock with a Metasequoia shaped fossil on face and faint, small insect fossil on the other face. This insect fossil is of chief interest for this artifact as it is uncommon. In an e-mail exchange between Dr. Bruce Archibald, a professor at SFU, and Tony L'Orsa, a local geologist, Bruce identified it as a parasitoid wasp.Bruce suggested they are related to the ichneumonidae or braconidae groups of modern insects.
Length
9.2
Depth
0.8
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Measuring the shape of the piece. Measurements taken at longest point. Wasp in fossil itself measures roughly 12 mm.
Accession No.
2017.86.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Light-beige colored shale that has an imprint; possibly a fish. The impression is a medium-brown color.
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Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Light-beige colored shale that has an imprint; possibly a fish. The impression is a medium-brown color.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Accession No.
1974.106.1 b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Fossil is in two pieces, held together by cardboard strips on the back. Light tan/beige with a darker imprint of the fossilized material.
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Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Fossil is in two pieces, held together by cardboard strips on the back. Light tan/beige with a darker imprint of the fossilized material.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Accession No.
1974.106.1 j
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
2 pieces of the same fossil; mirror-image. Light beige piece of shale with 2 dark brown fossilized leaves. The leaves are clearly fossilized with veins and other details visible.
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Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
2 pieces of the same fossil; mirror-image. Light beige piece of shale with 2 dark brown fossilized leaves. The leaves are clearly fossilized with veins and other details visible.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Accession No.
1974.106.1 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Small fossilized leaf. The fossil is light beige shale with the leaf's outline visible in a darker brown. The fossil is in two pieces and is held together by cardboard strips on the back.
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Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Small fossilized leaf. The fossil is light beige shale with the leaf's outline visible in a darker brown. The fossil is in two pieces and is held together by cardboard strips on the back.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Accession No.
1974.106.1 l
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Small rectangluar fossil. Light brown piece of shale with black markings on the back. Fossilized material is darker brown.
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Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Small rectangluar fossil. Light brown piece of shale with black markings on the back. Fossilized material is darker brown.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Accession No.
1974.106.1 e
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Small light-beige shale has a slight rust tinge on the back and an imprint on the front.
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Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Small light-beige shale has a slight rust tinge on the back and an imprint on the front.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Accession No.
1974.106.1 cc
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Large fossil fragment containing the body portion of a salmon. Fossil is light-beige shale with the fossilized material imprinted in a darker brown. Visible is the fish's spine, two fins, and a portion of a thrid fin.
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Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Large fossil fragment containing the body portion of a salmon. Fossil is light-beige shale with the fossilized material imprinted in a darker brown. Visible is the fish's spine, two fins, and a portion of a thrid fin.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Accession No.
1974.106.1 g
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Light-beige colored shale that has an iimprint of a leaf in a slightly darker brown tone. The fossil has a chip in the surface. The stem and veins of the leaf are visible, with only the upper portion missing.
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Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Light-beige colored shale that has an iimprint of a leaf in a slightly darker brown tone. The fossil has a chip in the surface. The stem and veins of the leaf are visible, with only the upper portion missing.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Accession No.
1974.106.1 c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
4 small fragments of a fossilized plant. Parts (a) and (b) appear to have once been in one piece, but have broken into two. Dr. David Greenwood identified all pieces as belonging to Cupressinocladus species in an e-mail correspondence to Tony L'Orsa in July 2018.
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Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
4 small fragments of a fossilized plant. Parts (a) and (b) appear to have once been in one piece, but have broken into two. Dr. David Greenwood identified all pieces as belonging to Cupressinocladus species in an e-mail correspondence to Tony L'Orsa in July 2018.
Number Of Parts
4
Accession No.
2018.58.12 a-d
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Mirror-image fossils of a leaf and fern-like plant.Tony L'Orsa tentatively identified the fern as a metasequoia fossil and the leaf as Tetracentron species fossil in July 2018 assessment.
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Title
Metasequoia and Tetracentron species fossils
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Mirror-image fossils of a leaf and fern-like plant.Tony L'Orsa tentatively identified the fern as a metasequoia fossil and the leaf as Tetracentron species fossil in July 2018 assessment.
Accession No.
2018.58.19 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Fossil of a leaf with stems and veins visible. Dr. David Greenwood made identification as Sassafras hesperia in an e-mail correspondence with local geologist Tony L'Orsa in July 2018.
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Title
Fossilized Sassafras hesperia
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Fossil of a leaf with stems and veins visible. Dr. David Greenwood made identification as Sassafras hesperia in an e-mail correspondence with local geologist Tony L'Orsa in July 2018.
Accession No.
2018.58.20 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Fossil of a small insect. In a July 2018 assessment, geologist Tony L'Orsa tentatively identified this as a water strider.
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Title
Unknown insect fossil
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, INSECT
Description
Fossil of a small insect. In a July 2018 assessment, geologist Tony L'Orsa tentatively identified this as a water strider.
Accession No.
2018.58.22
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Fossil of a plant.In July 2018 assessment, geologist Tony L'Orsa identified this as a Metasequoia fossil.
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Title
Metasequoia fossil
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Fossil of a plant.In July 2018 assessment, geologist Tony L'Orsa identified this as a Metasequoia fossil.
Accession No.
2018.58.23
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Four dressing rolls, each encased in green coloured canvas-like material. Each bag is marked "RCAMC Dressing Shell, Mark III". There follows instructions on the use on each dressing roll.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
MEDICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Four dressing rolls, each encased in green coloured canvas-like material. Each bag is marked "RCAMC Dressing Shell, Mark III". There follows instructions on the use on each dressing roll.
History Of Use
These are reminiscent of Field Dressing from the Second World War. They were found in Reception Center kit at Emergency Social Services
Width
11
Length
18
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2004.34.1-4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-CANVAS;
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
METAL/ALLOY-TIN;
PAPER;
RUBBER;
Description
a) A black rubber gas mask with a brown metal cannister. The top part is a mask formed to fit the face. One side of the face has "NORMAL" embossed and "BFG 3/42" imprinted on it. The rear of the mask has six elasticized straps which are joined to a cross shaped piece of rubber. Two round pieces of…
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
REGULATIVE AND PROTECTIVE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
a) A black rubber gas mask with a brown metal cannister. The top part is a mask formed to fit the face. One side of the face has "NORMAL" embossed and "BFG 3/42" imprinted on it. The rear of the mask has six elasticized straps which are joined to a cross shaped piece of rubber. Two round pieces of glass bordered with a metal frame is embedded into the rubber for the eyes. Below one eye piece is a short tubular piece of rubber sticking out. The mouthpiece of the mask is a dome shaped piece of metal with evenly spaced holes encircling the top and "CCB 1942 V" imprinted around the outside. Below this is a silver coloured metal tube with a slanted top piece that connects to a grey rubber hose. This hose is ribbed and expands down to the brown cannister. The cannister is oblong with "GSW MACDONALD PLANT TORONTO" imprinted and "27/4/42 0 SBT 206" is embossed on top of the cannister. Also on top is "P3" and a "C" with an arrow in it stamped in black ink. The cannister's sides are ribbed vertically at the bottom and horizontally at the top. On one side near the bottom is two horizontal openings with a slim piece of metal extending vertically over the centre of them. The bottom has "GSW, NO 4A, 1942" imprinted and "DR/1, E/ VI" on it. b) A square, tan, canvas, military bag for holding the gas mask. A flap extends from the back to the front of the bag and is attached with two metal snaps. Inside of the flap are the words "S.S. HOLDEN LTD, OTTAWA CANADA, 1942" stamped inside a black circle in black. The bottom of the bag has a circular metal drain in the center of it. The left side has a pocket near the bottom with a thin piece of rop that goes through a hole in the pocket. The right side has a greyish metal disk fastened in the middle and a small round hole near the bottom where a looped piece of rope hangs out. Near the top is a canvass handle with two metal buckles fastened to the left and right side. The inside of the bag consists of six compartments of different sizes. c) The lid to a round gold coloured tin. It has "9/42 CANCO" imprinted on it and a small oping in the centre. d) The bottom of the tin. It has "OUTFIT, ANTI-DIMMING MK VI, DIRECTIONS, WET THE FINGER TIP AND MOISTEN THE INNER SURFACE OF THE EYEPIECE, RUB VIGOROUSLY WITH THE CLOTH PROVIDED UNTIL THE SURFACE IS CLEAR AND DRY" printed in black ink on it. e) A small white cloth from inside of the tin. f) A pamphlet titled "Brief Notes on War Gases and Spray: How to Recognise and What to do". The pamphlet has subheadings such as "Personal Decontamination", "Gas Warning System", and "Your Respirator".
Narrative
The pamphlet was issued by the National Defence Headquarters
Material
FABRIC-CANVAS;
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
METAL/ALLOY-TIN;
PAPER;
RUBBER;
Height
c-d) 2
Width
b) 30.5 e) 9.5 f) 10
Length
a) 69 b) 29.5 e) 19 f) 20.3
Diameter
c-d) 5.3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1991.140.2 a-f
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Post card with brown and white dog with a red, white, and blue striped bow. "We'll push their faces in yet" written across the bottom. Back side of Post Card is unused with some staining and creases.
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Start Date
[1914]
End Date
[1918]
Description
Post card with brown and white dog with a red, white, and blue striped bow. "We'll push their faces in yet" written across the bottom. Back side of Post Card is unused with some staining and creases.
History Of Use
Possibly a First World War era postcard
Width
9
Length
14
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1997.44.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

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