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Abbey, Edward

Kingsley Widmer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1394 words.

Abbey, Edward (29 January 1927–14 March 1989), essayist, novelist, and radical ecologist, was born in Home, Pennsylvania, the son of Paul Revere Abbey, a farmer, and Mildred Postlewaite, a...

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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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Cummings, Bruce Frederick [pseud. W. N. P. Barbellion] (1889–1919), zoologist and diarist

Joseph Gross.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Zoology and Animal Sciences. 874 words.

Cummings, Bruce Frederick [pseud. W. N. P. Barbellion] (1889–1919), zoologist and diarist, was born at Barnstaple, Devon, on 7 September 1889, the youngest of the six children of John...

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Fountaine, Margaret Elizabeth (1862–1940), lepidopterist and diarist

Harriet Blodgett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Invertebrates; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1041 words.

Fountaine, Margaret Elizabeth (1862–1940), lepidopterist and diarist, was born on 16 May 1862 at South Acre, near Norwich, Norfolk, the second of eight children and eldest daughter of John...

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Frampton, Mary (1773–1846), diarist and botanist

L. C. Sanders.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Botany. 488 words.

Frampton, Mary (1773–1846), diarist and botanist, was born on 7 June 1773 at Moreton, Dorset, the daughter of James Frampton (d. 1784) and his second wife, Phillis, née Byam (d. 1829), who...

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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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McMahon, Thomas A.

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Biological Sciences; Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 845 words.

McMahon, Thomas A. (21 April 1943–14 February 1999), writer and educator, was born in Dayton, Ohio, the son of Howard Oldford McMahon, a physical chemist, and Lucille Nelson McMahon, a...

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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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