Timeline

1933 - 1968

1940s

J. H. Fleming, Ornithologist Extraordinaire
  • plaque honouring a donor
1940s

J. H. Fleming dies. He has had office space at the ROM since the 20s, when he willed his ornithological collection to the Museum.

1930s

The ROM's Prize Bulldog
1930s

Most of our domestic dogs came from Toronto families, but Bungy had a different background. (See also "Curator's Work")

1930s

The Night the Bells Were Silent
1930s

This story comes from Elvira Hamilton, who joined the ROM in 1913 and was a staff member for 48 years.

1930s

A Special Place
1930s

I've always considered the Royal Ontario Museum a "home away from home".

1960s

"He's looking at rocks"
  • Dr Tovell with geology gallery
1960s

So my parents took their young son to the ROM for some education and entertainment. Being as I was about 5 at the time, I quickly wore Mom out.