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Allan, Thomas

[Anon.].

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems. 593 words.

Allan, Thomas (1777–1833), mineralogist, was born at Edinburgh on 17 July 1777, the eldest of ten children born to Robert Allan (1745–1818), a partner in Allan and Stewart, bankers and...

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Babington, William

J. F. Payne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Medicine and Health; Mineralogy and Gems. 970 words.

Babington, William (1756–1833), physician and mineralogist, the son of a clergyman, was born on 21 May 1756 at Portglenone, near Coleraine, co. Antrim, Ireland. After being apprenticed to a...

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Bauerman, Hilary

T. K. Rose.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems; Geology and the Lithosphere. 613 words.

Bauerman, Hilary (1835–1909), mineralogist and geologist, was born in London on 16 March 1835, the younger son in the family of two sons and one daughter of Hilary John Bauerman...

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Brown, James

Tam Dalyell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology; Mineralogy and Gems. 666 words.

Brown, James (1921–1993), petroleum engineer, was born on 13 March 1921 at 151 Cartvale Road, Glasgow, the son of William Brown, engineer's toolmaker, and his wife, Margaret-Ann, formerly...

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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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Chapman, Edward John

Suzanne Zeller.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems. 753 words.

Chapman, Edward John (1821–1904), mineralogist, was born on 22 February 1821 at an inn on the Kent–Surrey border as his parents were returning to London from France. His father died two...

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Chenevix, Richard

Melvyn C. Usselman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems; Medicinal Chemistry. 1143 words.

Chenevix, Richard (1774–1830), chemist and mineralogist, was born at Ballycommon, near Dublin, the son of Daniel Chenevix, lieutenant-colonel in the Royal Irish Artillery, and his wife,...

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Clarke, Edward Daniel

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems. 1847 words.

Clarke, Edward Daniel (1769–1822), antiquary and mineralogist, was born on 5 June 1769 at the vicarage of Willingdon in Sussex. He was the second of four children of the Revd Edward Clarke...

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Cleaveland, Parker

Kennard B. Bork.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Mineralogy and Gems. 1380 words.

Cleaveland, Parker (15 January 1780–15 October 1858), educator and author of the first American textbook on mineralogy, was born in Byfield Parish, Massachusetts, the son of Parker...

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Davies, Thomas

A. M. Clark.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems. 386 words.

Davies, Thomas (1837–1892), mineralogist, was born on 29 December 1837 in the parish of St Pancras, London, the only son of William Davies (1814–1891) of the geological department of the...

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