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Anthony, Harold Elmer

Keir B. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mammalogy; History of Science and Technology; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1040 words.

Anthony, Harold Elmer (05 April 1890–29 March 1970), mammalogist, museum curator, and author, was born in Beaverton, Oregon, the son of Alfred Webster Anthony and Anabel Klink. His father,...

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Draper, John William

Gregory A. Hile.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Science and Mathematics; Education; History of Science and Technology. 1554 words.

Draper, John William (05 May 1811–04 January 1882), scientist, educator, and historian, was born near Liverpool, England, the son of John Christopher Draper, an itinerant Wesleyan minister,...

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Fowler, Orson Squire

Madeleine B. Stern.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; History of Science and Technology; Architecture; Art Education. 1086 words.

Fowler, Orson Squire (11 October 1809–18 August 1887), phrenologist and publisher, was born in Cohocton, Steuben County, New York, the son of Horace Fowler, a farmer, and Martha Howe. He...

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Goode, George Brown

Sally Gregory Kohlstedt.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1968 words.

Goode, George Brown (13 February 1851–06 September 1896), zoologist, museum administrator, and historian of science, was born in New Albany, Indiana, the son of Francis Collier Goode, a...

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Gray, Edward Whitaker

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; History of Science and Technology; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 566 words.

Gray, Edward Whitaker (1748–1806), physician and museum curator, was born on 21 March 1748, probably in London, the second son of Samuel Gray (bap. 1693?, d. 1766), seedsman, and his wife,...

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Motte, Andrew

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Prints and Printmaking. 313 words.

Motte, Andrew (bap. 1696, d. 1734), engraver and writer on natural philosophy, was baptized at St Botolph, Aldersgate, London, on 16 August 1696, the son of Benjamin Motte (d. 1710) [see...

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Sheppard, Thomas

Mark Seaward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1000 words.

Sheppard, Thomas (1876–1945), museum director and writer on geology, was born on 2 October 1876 in South Ferriby, Lincolnshire, but spent his entire life in east Yorkshire. He was the...

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Stewart, William Arnold

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 666 words.

Stewart, William Arnold (1882–1953), exponent of modern technical education in the Middle East and painter, was born on 17 July 1882 in Ilkley, Yorkshire, the youngest of four children (two...

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Taylor, Frank Augustus

Pamela M. Henson.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; History of Science and Technology. 1203 words.

Taylor, Frank Augustus (25 March 1903–14 June 2007), historian of science and technology and museum administrator, was born in Washington, D.C., the son of Augustus Carrier Taylor, a...

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Taylor, John Ellor

Steven J. Plunkett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Education; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 773 words.

Taylor, John Ellor (1837–1895), curator and popularizer of science, was born on 21 September 1837 at Levenshulme, near Manchester, the eldest son of William Taylor (d. 1864), a Lancashire...

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