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Object ID # 2016.034.008
Object Name Seed
Title Sample Jar of Sudan Grass Seeds
Place of Origin Unknown
Description One small, rectangular glass jar with screw-on metal top. It contains Sudan grass seeds and has a label on the front which reads "Sudan Grass."
Provenance Likely originally owned by Francis Bowser (1866 - 1936) who was born in Duncan, Grey County, then moved to Walter's Falls and then Redwing (south of Thornbury).
He married Josephine Dafoe and they did most of their farming in Redwing.
Next owned by their son, Ross Bowser who served as the Reeve of Collingwood Township for a time and then passed to his daughter, Marjorie Perry (nee Bowser) of Owen Sound.
Collection Natural History Collection
Material Biological material/Glass/Metal/Paper/Ink
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Bowser, Francis
Subjects Seeds
Agriculture
Agricultural exhibits
Search Terms Red Wing