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Darlington, William

Charles Boewe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; History of Science and Technology; Biographical Studies; Botany. 1388 words.

Darlington, William (28 April 1782–23 April 1863), physician, botanist, and author, was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, the son of Edward Darlington, a farmer who also found time to...

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Dubos, René Jules

Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Microbiology; History of Science and Technology; Biographical Studies. 2167 words.

Dubos, René Jules (20 February 1901–20 February 1982), microbiologist and author, was born in Saint Brice, France, a farming community north of Paris, the son of Georges Andre Dubos, a...

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Eiseley, Loren Corey

William R. Stott.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; History of Science and Technology; Biographical Studies. 1549 words.

Eiseley, Loren Corey (03 September 1907–09 July 1977), anthropologist, writer, and philosopher of science, was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, the only son of Clyde Edwin Eiseley, an amateur...

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Ord, George

Robert McCracken Peck.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Natural History; History of Science and Technology; Biographical Studies. 1142 words.

Ord, George (04 March 1781–24 January 1866), naturalist, writer, and lexicographer, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of George Ord, a retired sea captain who in 1798 became a...

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