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Last NamePeterson    
Given NameRoger Tory    
alt. NamesR. T. P. ; R. T. Peterson ;    
Marriage1: Mildred Warner Washington (1xxx-1xxx) in 1936 ; 2: Barbara Coulter (1xxx-1xxx) in 1943 ; ...    
Children    
Year born1908 in Jamestown, New York    
Year died1996    
Place of deathOld Lyme, Connecticut    
Father's occupationmill worker, traveling salesman, and cabinetmaker Charles Gustav Peterson (1871-1918)    
Relativesteacher Henritta (Nettie) Bader (1xxx-1xxx) (mother) ; Margaret (1xxx-1xxx) (sister) ; Linda Westervelt (1xxx-1xxx) (step-daughter) ;    
Educationhighschool ; Art Students League NY 1927 ; National Academy of Design 1929-31; Franklin & Marshall College 1952    
Country of ActivityUnited States of America    
Worked forThomas Gilbert Pearson, Clement Samuel Brimley & Herbert Hutchinson Brimley: Birds of North Carolina (1913) ; R. T. P. & James Fisher: Wild America ; James Bond (1900-1989): Birds West Indies (1936) ; Peterson Field Guide Series ; Robie W. Tufts ; The wonders of life on earth (New York 1960) ; Stanley Gordon Jewett (1885-1955) ; A field guide to eastern birds (Boston 1961) ; A field guide to the birds of Texas and adjacent states (Boston 1963) ; The world of birds (London 1964) ; R. T. P. & James Fisher: Wild America (Boston & London 1955 / 1963) ; R. T. P. & Philip Arthur Dominic Hollom (1912-2014): A field guide to the birds of Britain and Europe (London 1954 / 1966) ; Guy Reginald Mountfort (1905-2003) ; Die Vögel Europas (Hamburg 1955) ;    
PatronageNorth Carolina Dep Agriculture, State Museum Div. ; 1934 educ dir National Audubon Soc. ; Willem Dieperink von Langereis ; Nuttall Club ;    
Collaboratorsartist Rex Brashe ; artist Bruce Horsfall ; artist Virginia Peterson ;    
Techniquesornithological, natural, and zoological drawing and painting ; also mechanical drawing, ornamental painting, and photography    
Sample(s)www.dec.ny.gov/pubs/46540.html ; http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/resshow/perry/bios/petersonroger.htm ;    
Archival sourcesNY times 4 Aug.1996; Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History: http://rtpi.org/roger-tory-peterson/roger-tory-peterson-biography/ ;    
Published sourcesElizabeth Rosenthal: Life of RTP (2008) ; Bethe Dufresne in Hartford Courant 4 June 2010 ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ## 2107, 3140-46, 4182 & 4822 ;    
otherThere are about 45 VIAF-IDs referring to Roger Tory Peterson. Ornithologist; 1925 ornamental painter for Union National Furniture Co.; 1931 art & nature studies teacher at Rivers Country Day School, Brookline, Massachusetts. See also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_Tory_Peterson ; http://www.worthpoint.com/news/rare-bird-alert-roger-tory-peterson-christies and www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/peterson/rtp/bibliography.shtml . Further marriage: 3: naturalist author Virginia Marie Westervelt (1xxx-xxxx) in 1976.    
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