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Bunbury, Sir Charles James Fox, eighth baronet (1809–1886), naturalist and diarist

Janet Browne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1347 words.

Bunbury, Sir Charles James Fox, eighth baronet (1809–1886), naturalist and diarist, the oldest surviving son of Sir Henry Edward Bunbury, seventh baronet (1778–1860), and his wife, Louisa...

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Coolidge, Dane

Richard H. Dillon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Natural History; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1040 words.

Coolidge, Dane (24 March 1873–08 August 1940), novelist, naturalist, and photographer, was born in Natick, Massachusetts, the son of Francis Coolidge, a corporal in the Civil War and,...

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Krause, Herbert Arthur

Arthur R. Huseboe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Natural History; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Education. 1367 words.

Krause, Herbert Arthur (25 May 1905–22 September 1976), novelist, English professor, poet, and naturalist, was born near Friberg, Minnesota, the son of Arthur Krause, a farmer and...

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Martyn, Thomas (fl. 1779–1811), natural history illustrator and pamphleteer

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Natural History; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 676 words.

Martyn, Thomas (fl. 1779–1811), natural history illustrator and pamphleteer, was said to be a native of Coventry, Warwickshire (Nichols, 8.432). Martyn developed a talent for coloured...

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Plymley, Katherine (bap. 1758, d. 1829), diarist, naturalist, and painter

Jo Dahn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Science and Mathematics; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1777 words.

Plymley, Katherine (bap. 1758, d. 1829), diarist, naturalist, and painter, was baptized at Longnor, Shropshire, on 31 January 1758, the eldest child of Joseph Plymley (1716–1802),...

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Salter, John Henry (1862–1942), naturalist and diarist

A. O. Chater.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 942 words.

Salter, John Henry (1862–1942), naturalist and diarist, was born on 5 June 1862 at Westleton, Suffolk, the son of William Henry Salter (d. 1869/70) and his wife Lucy, formerly Appleton. His...

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Thoreau, Henry David

Walter Harding.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Alternative Belief Systems; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 4076 words.

Thoreau, Henry David (12 July 1817–06 May 1862), author and naturalist, whose surname is pronounced “thorough,” was born in Concord, Massachusetts, the son of John Thoreau, a merchant and...

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