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Caras, Roger

Richard Harmond.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online March 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Film; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 1308 words.

Caras, Roger (24 May 1928–18 February 2001), animal rights activist, Hollywood executive, and naturalist, was born in Methuen, a rural Massachusetts town around thirty miles north of...

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Gompertz, Lewis

Lucien Wolf.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 1103 words.

Gompertz, Lewis (1783/4–1861), animal rights campaigner and inventor, was the youngest of the fifteen children of Solomon Barent Gompertz (1729–1807/8), merchant, of Walthamstow and...

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Little, Clarence Cook

Karen Rader.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural world, Country Life, and Pets; Organization and Management of Education; Genetics and Genomics; Science and Mathematics. 2204 words.

Little, Clarence Cook (06 October 1888–22 December 1971), scientist and educator, was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, the son of James Lovell Little, a Boston merchant, and Mary Robbins...

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Millais, Sir Everett, second baronet

Michael Worboys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Veterinary Medicine; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 1587 words.

Millais, Sir Everett, second baronet (1856–1897), dog breeder and biomedical scientist, was born at Annat Lodge, near Bowerswell, Perthshire, on 30 May 1856, the eldest of the eight...

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Phillips [née Barron], Eliza [known as Mrs Edward Phillips]

Jonathan Burt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Science and Mathematics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 841 words.

Phillips [née Barron], Eliza [known as Mrs Edward Phillips] (1822/3–1916), a founder of the (Royal) Society for the Protection of Birds (SPB), was the daughter of George Barron...

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Smith, (Ida) Phyllis Barclay-

Colin J. O. Harrison.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ornithology; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 692 words.

Smith, (Ida) Phyllis Barclay- (1902–1980), ornithological administrator, was born on 18 May 1902 at 57 Glisson Road, Cambridge, the second of three daughters, with one son, of Edward...

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Williamson [née Bateson], Emily

Molly Baer Kramer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Science and Mathematics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 856 words.

Williamson [née Bateson], Emily (1855–1936), a founder of the (Royal) Society for the Protection of Birds, was born at Highfield, Lancaster, on 17 April 1855 the daughter of Frederick...

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