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Darlington, William

Charles Boewe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; History of Science and Technology; Biographical Studies; Botany. 1388 words.

Darlington, William (28 April 1782–23 April 1863), physician, botanist, and author, was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, the son of Edward Darlington, a farmer who also found time to...

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Hutchinson, John

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Botany. 775 words.

Hutchinson, John (1884–1972), botanist and writer, was born at Blindburn Cottage, Wark-on-Tyne, Northumberland, on 7 April 1884, the second in the family of four sons and three daughters of...

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Neal, Marie Catherine

Barbara Bennett Peterson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Botany. 1200 words.

Neal, Marie Catherine (07 December 1889–06 June 1965), botanist and author, was born in Southington, Connecticut, the daughter of Linus B. Neal, a banker, and Eva W. Chedney. As a girl, she...

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Sullivant, William Starling

Ronald L. Stuckey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Botany. 1317 words.

Sullivant, William Starling (15 January 1803–30 April 1873), businessman and self-taught botanist, was born in the village of Franklinton (later part of Columbus), Franklin County, Ohio,...

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Tuckerman, Edward

Anna M. M. Reid.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Botany. 1350 words.

Tuckerman, Edward (07 December 1817–15 March 1886), lichenologist and scholar, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Edward Tuckerman, a wealthy merchant, and Sophia May. After...

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