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Marr, James William Slesser (1902–1965), marine biologist and polar explorer

Yolanda Foote.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Marine and Estuarine Biology; World History; Maps and Map-making. 1200 words.

Marr, James William Slesser (1902–1965), marine biologist and polar explorer, was born on 9 December 1902 at Cushnie, Auchterless, Aberdeenshire, the second son of John George Marr, a...

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Merrifield [née Watkins], Mary Philadelphia (1804–1889), writer on art and algologist

Rosemary Mitchell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Biological Sciences; Marine and Estuarine Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 723 words.

Merrifield [née Watkins], Mary Philadelphia (1804–1889), writer on art and algologist, was born on 15 April 1804 in Brompton, London, the daughter of a conveyancing barrister, Sir Charles...

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Stephenson, Thomas Alan (1898–1961), marine biologist and artist

C. M. Yonge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biological Sciences; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 802 words.

Stephenson, Thomas Alan (1898–1961), marine biologist and artist, was born at Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, on 19 January 1898, the eldest child in the family of two sons and one daughter of...

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Stimpson, William

Ronald S. Vasile.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1175 words.

Stimpson, William (14 February 1832–26 May 1872), marine zoologist and museum administrator, was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, the son of Herbert Hathorne Stimpson, an inventor and...

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Vevers, (Henry) Gwynne (1916–1988), marine biologist and intelligence officer

Adrian Desmond.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Marine and Estuarine Biology; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1157 words.

Vevers, (Henry) Gwynne (1916–1988), marine biologist and intelligence officer, was born on 13 November 1916 at Girvan, Ayrshire, the elder son of Geoffrey Marr Vevers and Catherine Rigby, n...

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