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Bruce, Archibald

Julie R. Newell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Medicine and Health; Mineralogy and Gems. 669 words.

Bruce, Archibald ( February 1777–22 February 1818), physician, mineralogist, and editor, was born in New York City, the son of William Bruce, a British army medical officer, and Judith...

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Crookes, Sir William

W. H. Brock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; History of Science and Technology; Medicinal Chemistry. 2592 words.

Crookes, Sir William (1832–1919), chemist and science journalist, was born on 17 June 1832 at 143 Regent Street, London, the eldest son of the sixteen children of Joseph Crookes...

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Lamb, Arthur Becket

D. Stanley Tarbell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Medicinal Chemistry. 754 words.

Lamb, Arthur Becket (25 February 1880–15 May 1952), chemist and editor, was born in Attleboro, Massachusetts, the son of Louis Jacob Lamb, a jewelry manufacturer, and Elizabeth Becket....

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Mapes, James Jay

Mark R. Finlay.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Journalism; Medicinal Chemistry. 944 words.

Mapes, James Jay (29 May 1806–10 January 1866), chemist and writer, was born in Maspeth, New York, the son of Jonas Mapes, a merchant and importer, and Elizabeth Tylee. While at a boarding...

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Slosson, Edwin Emery

David J. Rhees.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Medicinal Chemistry. 985 words.

Slosson, Edwin Emery (07 June 1865–15 October 1929), chemist and journalist, was born in the frontier town of Albany (now Sabetha), Kansas, the son of William Butler Slosson, a merchant,...

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Wurtz, Henry

Robert M. Hawthorne.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Medicinal Chemistry. 815 words.

Wurtz, Henry (05 June 1828–08 November 1910), chemist and editor, was born in Easton, Pennsylvania, the son of John J. Wurts and Ann Novus. The family name, originally Swiss, had many...

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