in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Natural History; Engineering and Technology. 1192 words.
Cist, Jacob (13 March 1782–30 December 1825), anthracite coal pioneer, naturalist, and inventor, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Charles Cist, a journalist and publisher,...
in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1076 words.
Ellerman, Sir John Reeves, second baronet (1909–1973), shipowner and naturalist, was born at 5A Earls Avenue, Folkestone, Kent, on 21 December 1909, the only son and second child (Winifred...