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Bruce, Archibald

Julie R. Newell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Medicine and Health; Mineralogy and Gems. 669 words.

Bruce, Archibald ( February 1777–22 February 1818), physician, mineralogist, and editor, was born in New York City, the son of William Bruce, a British army medical officer, and Judith...

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Fletcher, Sir Lazarus (1854–1921), museum director and mineralogist

Robert Sharp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1277 words.

Fletcher, Sir Lazarus (1854–1921), museum director and mineralogist, was born at 11 Williamson Street, Salford, on 3 March 1854, the eldest child of six sons and two daughters of Stewart...

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Gregor, William (1761–1817), mineralogist and Church of England clergyman

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 757 words.

Gregor, William (1761–1817), mineralogist and Church of England clergyman, was born on 25 December 1761 at Trewarthenick, Cornelly, Cornwall, the younger son of Francis Gregor, a military...

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Keating, William Hypolitus

Harold Goldwhite.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Mineralogy and Gems; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 726 words.

Keating, William Hypolitus (11 August 1799–17 May 1840), scientist, explorer, and lawyer, was born in Wilmington, Delaware, to Baron John Keating, a colonel in the Irish Brigade of the...

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Seybert, Henry

Simon Baatz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Mineralogy and Gems. 709 words.

Seybert, Henry (23 December 1801–03 March 1883), scientist and philanthropist, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Adam Seybert, a scientist, apothecary, and politician, and...

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Smith, Walter Campbell- (1887–1988), mineralogist and petrologist

A. Clive Bishop.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Social and Cultural History; Mineralogy and Gems. 756 words.

Smith, Walter Campbell- (1887–1988), mineralogist and petrologist, was born on 30 November 1887 at 41 York Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, the second son of George Hamilton Smith (1860–1929),...

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Smithson [formerly Macie], James Lewis (1764–1829), mineralogist and benefactor

H. S. Torrens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Petrology; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Mineralogy and Gems; Science and Mathematics; Education. 2521 words.

Smithson [formerly Macie], James Lewis (1764–1829), mineralogist and benefactor, was born Jacques Louis Macie in Paris in early 1764, the illegitimate son of a long-term liaison between...

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