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Atherstone, William Guybon (1814–1898), medical practitioner, botanist, and geologist

Alan Cohen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere; Botany; Medicine and Health. 1351 words.

Atherstone, William Guybon (1814–1898), medical practitioner, botanist, and geologist, was born on 27 May 1814 at Zion Hill, Nottingham, the eldest of eight children of John Atherstone...

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Bartram, John (1699–1777), botanist and explorer in America

Frank N. Egerton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; Botany. 1368 words.

Bartram, John (1699–1777), botanist and explorer in America, was born on 23 May 1699 on a farm at Marple, Pennsylvania, near Darby, the elder of two sons of William Bartram (d. 1711),...

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Benson, Margaret Jane (1859–1936), botanist and palaeontologist

Mary R. S. Creese.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology; Botany. 860 words.

Benson, Margaret Jane (1859–1936), botanist and palaeontologist, was born on 20 October 1859 in London, the sixth of the nine children of William Benson, architect and civil engineer, and...

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Berry, Edward Wilber

Ellis L. Yochelson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Palaeontology; Botany. 929 words.

Berry, Edward Wilber (10 February 1875–20 September 1945), paleobotanist, teacher, and university administrator, was born in Newark, New Jersey, the son of Abijah Conger Berry and Anna...

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Clapp, Asahel

Eugene H. Conner.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Geology and the Lithosphere; Botany. 984 words.

Clapp, Asahel (05 October 1792–17 December 1862), physician, botanist, and geologist, was born in Hubbardston, Massachusetts, the son of Reuben Clapp and Hepzibah Gates, farmers. When Clapp...

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Clifford [later Constable], Sir Thomas Hugh, first baronet (1762–1823), topographer and botanist

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Botany. 438 words.

Clifford [later Constable], Sir Thomas Hugh, first baronet (1762–1823), topographer and botanist, was born on 4 December 1762 in London, the eldest son of Thomas Clifford (1732–1787)...

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Cunningham, Allan (1791–1839), botanist and explorer

A. M. Lucas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Australasian and Pacific History; Botany. 1032 words.

Cunningham, Allan (1791–1839), botanist and explorer, was born on 13 July 1791, at Wimbledon, Surrey, first of two sons of Allan Cunningham (d. 1828), head gardener at Wimbledon House, and...

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Dick, Robert (1810/11–1866), geologist and botanist

Michael D. McMullen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere; Botany. 912 words.

Dick, Robert (1810/11–1866), geologist and botanist, was born, probably in January 1811, at Tullibody in Clackmannanshire, the second of four children of Thomas Dick, customs and excise...

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Eaton, Amos

Markes E. Johnson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Education; Geology and the Lithosphere; Botany. 1191 words.

Eaton, Amos (17 May 1776–10 May 1842), geologist, botanist, and educational reformer, was born in Chatham, New York, the son of Azubah Hurd and Abel Eaton, farmers. In 1790 Eaton went to...

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Freeman, Harriet Elizabeth

Sara Day.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Geology and the Lithosphere; Botany. 1332 words.

Freeman, Harriet Elizabeth (13 March 1847–30 December 1930), botanist, geologist, conservationist, and letter writer, was born in the North End neighborhood of Boston to William Frederick...

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