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Anning, Mary (1799–1847), fossil collector and dealer

H. S. Torrens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Palaeontology; Social and Cultural History. 1096 words.

Anning, Mary (1799–1847), fossil collector and dealer, was born on 21 May 1799 in a seaside house in Lyme Regis, Dorset. She and her brother Joseph (1796–1849) were the only surviving...

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Beard, William (1772–1868), tourist guide and collector of bones

A. P. Woolrich.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Education; Palaeontology. 592 words.

Beard, William (1772–1868), tourist guide and collector of bones, was born on 24 April 1772 at Woolvershill, Banwell, Somerset, the eldest of the eight children of John Beard (1738–1801), a...

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Brighton, Albert George [Peter] (1900–1988), palaeontologist and curator

Simon J. Knell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 832 words.

Brighton, Albert George [Peter] (1900–1988), palaeontologist and curator, was born on 29 December 1900 at 13 Conyers Road, Streatham, London, the son of George Freeston Brighton, gardener,...

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Davidson, Thomas (1817–1885), natural history artist and palaeontologist

R. J. Cleevely.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Palaeontology; Natural History. 1031 words.

Davidson, Thomas (1817–1885), natural history artist and palaeontologist, was born in Edinburgh on 17 May 1817, the eldest of the three children of William Davidson, the wealthy owner of...

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Etheridge, Robert (1819–1903), palaeontologist and museum curator

R. J. Cleevely.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1261 words.

Etheridge, Robert (1819–1903), palaeontologist and museum curator, was born at Ross, Herefordshire, on 3 December 1819, the elder of the two sons of Thomas Etheridge, a Gloucester shipper,...

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Foord, Arthur Humphreys (1844–1933), palaeontologist and scientific illustrator

Kathleen Histon and Ezio Vaccari.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Palaeontology; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 881 words.

Foord, Arthur Humphreys (1844–1933), palaeontologist and scientific illustrator, was born on 14 September 1844 at Brixton, Surrey, together with his twin brother, Alfred Stanley Foord...

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Osborn, Henry Fairfield

Ronald Rainger.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology; Science and Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 2567 words.

Osborn, Henry Fairfield (08 August 1857–06 November 1935), paleontologist and science administrator, was born in Fairfield, Connecticut, the son of William Henry Osborn, a businessman, and...

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Rickards, (Richard) Barrie (1938–2009), palaeontologist and angler

Nigel Woodcock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 917 words.

Rickards, (Richard) Barrie (1938–2009), palaeontologist and angler, was born on 12 June 1938 at 8 Wolseley Mount, Burley, Leeds, the eldest child of Robert Rickards, industrial engineer,...

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Wetmore, Alexander

Keir B. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology; Ornithology; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1306 words.

Wetmore, Alexander (18 June 1886–07 December 1978), ornithologist, avian paleontologist, and museum administrator, was born Frank Alexander Wetmore in North Freedom, Wisconsin, the son of...

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