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Cheesman, (Lucy) Evelyn (1881–1969), entomologist and explorer

Elizabeth J. Morse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; World History; Maps and Map-making; Australasian and Pacific History; History of the Americas. 1806 words.

Cheesman, (Lucy) Evelyn (1881–1969), entomologist and explorer, was born on 8 October 1881 at Court Lodge, Westwell, near Ashford, Kent. She was the third of the five children of Robert...

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Cox, Leslie Reginald (1897–1965), palaeontologist and malacologist

R. J. Cleevely.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology; Invertebrates. 1237 words.

Cox, Leslie Reginald (1897–1965), palaeontologist and malacologist, was born on 22 November 1897 in Islington, north London, the son of Walter Cox, and his wife, Jessie Lucy (née Witte)....

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Dall, William Healey

Phillip Drennon Thomas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology; Natural History; Invertebrates. 1400 words.

Dall, William Healey (21 August 1845–27 March 1927), natural historian, paleontologist, and malacologist, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Charles Henry Appleton Dall, a...

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Smeathman, Henry (1742–1786), explorer and entomologist

Starr Douglas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; African History; Maps and Map-making. 2067 words.

Smeathman, Henry (1742–1786), explorer and entomologist, was born in Scarborough, Yorkshire, on 9 February 1742, the youngest of eight children born to William Smeathman, a distiller and...

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Williston, Samuel Wendell

Elizabeth Noble Shor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Palaeontology. 1078 words.

Williston, Samuel Wendell (10 July 1851–30 August 1918), paleontologist and entomologist, was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, the son of Samuel Williston, a blacksmith and farmer, and Jane...

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