Subseries 2 - Ontario Research Foundation and the Royal Ontario Museum

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Reference code

UTA 1287-10-2

Title

Ontario Research Foundation and the Royal Ontario Museum

Date(s)

  • 1949-1971 (Creation)

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Subseries

Extent and medium

0.26 m of textual records (some containing micrographs)
0.02 m of graphic records

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Scope and content

Subseries consists of records pertaining to Dr. Franklin’s work with the Ontario Research Foundation (ORF), primarily for the Royal Ontario Museum. Dr. Franklin worked at the Ontario Research Foundation from 1951-1967, first as a Research Fellow and later as a Senior Research Scientist Her work there centered on the use of microscopic and x-ray data to reveal new information about museum objects. Records include data, micrographs, reports, papers, and correspondence. Papers and research pertain to dating museum objects by metallurgical means, Indian pigments, Chinese pigments and bronzes, and arrowheads.

Subseries also includes 2 photographs of the ORF staff, ca. 1954.

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Accruals

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Series is arranged logically, with correspondence appearing first, followed by proposals, reports and articles; research in particular areas; and then raw data.

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Open

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B2015-0005/045(11)-/047(08)

Retrieval code (photographs)

B1996-0004/001P(27)-(28)

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