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Anthony, Francis

F. V. White.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; History of Science and Technology. 1521 words.

Anthony, Francis (1550–1623), alchemist and physician, was born on 16 April 1550, probably in London, the eldest son of Derrick Anthony (c.1522–1599), goldsmith, and his first wife,...

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Barker, Jeremiah

Richard J. Kahn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; History of Science and Technology. 1435 words.

Barker, Jeremiah (31 March 1752–04 October 1835), physician, was born in Scituate, Massachusetts, the son of Samuel Barker and Patience Howland, farmers. Barker’s early education under the...

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Baskerville, Thomas

Janet Browne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Surgery. 273 words.

Baskerville, Thomas (1812–1840), surgeon and writer on botany, was born on 26 April 1812, and served a four-year medical apprenticeship to Mr Soulby, of Ash near Sandwich in Kent. From 1...

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Bass, Mary Elizabeth

Elizabeth D. Schafer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; History of Science and Technology. 1183 words.

Bass, Mary Elizabeth (05 April 1876–26 January 1956), physician, medical educator, and historian, was born in Carley, Mississippi, the daughter of Isaac Esau Bass and Mary Eliza Wilkes. She...

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Blomefylde [Blomefield], Myles

Robert M. Schuler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Medicine and Health. 593 words.

Blomefylde [Blomefield], Myles (1525–1603), medical practitioner and alchemist, was born on 5 April 1525 in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, the son of John Blomefilde and his wife, Anne. He is...

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Clod, Frederick

Stephen Clucas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; History of Science and Technology. 655 words.

Clod, Frederick (b. 1625x35, d. in or after 1661), physician and alchemist, was born between 1625 and 1635 in Holstein in Germany, where his father, Johann Clod (an itinerant experimenter),...

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Corner, George Washington

David Y. Cooper.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Medicine and Health; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 1489 words.

Corner, George Washington (12 December 1889–28 September 1981), anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of George Washington Corner II, a...

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Cushing, Harvey Williams

Jeremiah A. Barondess.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; History of Science and Technology. 2012 words.

Cushing, Harvey Williams (08 April 1869–07 October 1939), neurosurgeon, medical historian, and bibliophile, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in the Western Reserve of Connecticut, the son of...

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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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Dee, Arthur

John H. Appleby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; History of Science and Technology. 1360 words.

Dee, Arthur (1579–1651), physician and writer on alchemy, was born on 13 July 1579 at Mortlake, Surrey, the eldest son of the mathematician and astrologer John Dee (1527–1609) and his...

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