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Bartram, William

Robert McCracken Peck.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Science and Mathematics; History of Science and Technology; Agriculture and Farming. 1347 words.

Bartram, William (09 April 1739–22 July 1823), naturalist, artist, and explorer, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of John Bartram, a naturalist, and Ann Mendenhall. Unlike...

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Bates, Marston

Richard Harmond.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Natural History; History of Science and Technology. 1214 words.

Bates, Marston (23 July 1906–03 April 1974), naturalist and educator, was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the son of Glen F. Bates, a farmer and horticulturist, and Amy Mabel Button. In...

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Boate, Arnold (1606–1653), biblical scholar and writer on natural history

Elizabethanne Boran.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; History of Science and Technology; Biblical Studies. 1008 words.

Boate, Arnold (1606–1653), biblical scholar and writer on natural history, was born in Gorinchem in the Netherlands, a younger son of Godefroy de Boot (c.1570–1625), knight, and Christina...

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Burroughs, John

Perry D. Westbrook.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; History of Science and Technology. 1273 words.

Burroughs, John (03 April 1837–29 March 1921), naturalist and author, was born in Roxbury, New York, the son of Chauncey A. Burroughs and Amy Kelly, farmers. He attended district schools in...

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Gatty [née Scott], Margaret (1809–1873), writer on natural history and children's writer

Susan Drain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; History of Science and Technology. 947 words.

Gatty [née Scott], Margaret (1809–1873), writer on natural history and children's writer, was born on 3 June 1809 in Burnham, Essex, the second daughter of the Revd Alexander John Scott...

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Gosse, Philip Henry George (1879–1959), general practitioner and writer on natural history

Raymond Lister.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; History of Science and Technology; Medicine and Health. 767 words.

Gosse, Philip Henry George (1879–1959), general practitioner and writer on natural history, was born at 29 Delamere Terrace, Paddington, London, on 13 August 1879, the only son and second...

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Holder, Charles Frederick

Abraham Hoffman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; History of Science and Technology. 683 words.

Holder, Charles Frederick (05 August 1851–10 October 1915), naturalist and sportsman, was born in Lynn, Massachusetts, the son of Joseph Bassett Holder and Emily Augusta Gove. He entered...

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Jesse, Edward (1780–1868), writer on natural history

G. T. Bettany.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; History of Science and Technology. 559 words.

Jesse, Edward (1780–1868), writer on natural history, was born at Hutton Cranswick, near Driffield, Yorkshire, on 14 January 1780, the third son of the Revd William Jesse (1738–1814), vicar...

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Johns, Charles Alexander (1811–1874), schoolmaster and writer on natural history

G. S. Boulger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; History of Science and Technology. 829 words.

Johns, Charles Alexander (1811–1874), schoolmaster and writer on natural history, was born at Devonport, Plymouth, Devon, on 31 December 1811, the second son and fifth child in the family...

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Kirby [married name Gregg], Mary (1817–1893), writer on natural history

Ann B. Shteir.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; History of Science and Technology. 1025 words.

Kirby [married name Gregg], Mary (1817–1893), writer on natural history, was the second of five children of John Kirby (d. 1848), a prosperous Leicester hosiery manufacturer, and Sarah...

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