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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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