in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Ichthyology and Herpetology; History of Science and Technology; Performing Arts; Film. 866 words.
Ditmars, Raymond Lee (22 June 1876–12 May 1942), zoo curator and popular writer on reptiles, was born in Newark, New Jersey, son of John Van Harlingen Ditmars, a furniture dealer and...
in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Ornithology; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1650 words.
Scott, Sir Peter Markham (1909–1989), painter, ornithologist, and broadcaster, was born at 174 Buckingham Palace Road, London, on 14 September 1909, the only child of Captain Robert Falcon...