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Bolton, Henry Carrington

Herbert T. Pratt.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; History of Science and Technology; Medicinal Chemistry. 1181 words.

Bolton, Henry Carrington (28 January 1843–19 November 1903), chemist and historian, was born in New York City, the only child of Jackson Bolton, a physician, and Anna Hinman North. Bolton...

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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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Gore, George

Robert Sharp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Medicinal Chemistry. 803 words.

Gore, George (1826–1908), electrochemist and scientific writer, was born at Blackfriars, Bristol, on 22 January 1826, the son of George Gore, a cooper. He was educated at a small private...

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Harris, John Edwin [Jack]

Ian Crossland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; History of Science and Technology; Medicinal Chemistry. 999 words.

Harris, John Edwin [Jack] (1932–2009), metallurgist and science writer, was born on 2 June 1932 at Oak Cottage, Penhow, near Chepstow, Monmouthshire, the elder son of John Frederick (Fred)...

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Huniades, Johannes [formerly János Bánfi-Hunyadi]

John H. Appleby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; History of Science and Technology. 1499 words.

Huniades, Johannes [formerly János Bánfi-Hunyadi] (1576–1646), chemist and alchemist, was born at Nagybánya (Baia Mare) in Transylvania, the son of Benedict Bánfi-Hunyadi Mogyoró, from 1590...

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Mason, Stephen Finney

Peter J. T. Morris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Medicinal Chemistry. 1285 words.

Mason, Stephen Finney (1923–2007), chemist and historian of science, was born on 6 July 1923 at 11 Prebend Street, Leicester, the son of Leonard Stephen Mason, motor bus proprietor, and his...

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Norman, Sir Richard Oswald Chandler

D. E. P. Hughes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; History of Science and Technology; Medicinal Chemistry. 1091 words.

Norman, Sir Richard Oswald Chandler (1932–1993), chemist, was born on 27 April 1932 in Norbury, London, the only child of Oswald George Norman (1890–1941), bank manager, and his wife,...

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Partington, James Riddick

W. A. Smeaton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Medicinal Chemistry. 1117 words.

Partington, James Riddick (1886–1965), chemist and historian of science, was born on 20 June 1886 at 194 Morris Green Lane, Middle Hulton, Lancashire, the only son and first of the three...

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Russell, Colin Archibald

Peter J. T. Morris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Medicinal Chemistry. 1304 words.

Russell, Colin Archibald (1928–2013), chemist and historian of science, was born on 9 July 1928 at 72 Pendennis Road, Streatham, London, the son of Archibald Leonard Russell, a branch...

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Smith, Cyril Stanley

Robert W. Cahn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; History of Science and Technology; Medicinal Chemistry. 1199 words.

Smith, Cyril Stanley (1903–1992), metallurgist and historian of technology, was born on 4 October 1903 in Birmingham, the third of the four children of Joseph Seymour Smith, a commercial...

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