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Abbott, Charles Conrad

Michael J. Brodhead.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Natural History. 917 words.

Abbott, Charles Conrad (04 June 1843–27 July 1919), naturalist and archaeologist, was born in Trenton, New Jersey, the son of Timothy Abbott, a banker, and Susan Conrad. As a child he loved...

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Adams, Charles Baker

Joel S. Schwartz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Natural History. 1326 words.

Adams, Charles Baker (11 January 1814–18 January 1853), naturalist and educator, was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, the son of Charles J. Adams, a Boston merchant, and Hannah Baker. At...

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Anderson, John (1833–1900), zoologist and ethnologist

D. T. Moore.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 905 words.

Anderson, John (1833–1900), zoologist and ethnologist, was born on 4 October 1833 in Edinburgh, the second son of Thomas Anderson, secretary of the National Bank of Scotland, and his wife,...

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Archer, William (1830–1897), naturalist and librarian

C. L. Falkiner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 655 words.

Archer, William (1830–1897), naturalist and librarian, was born on 6 May 1830 at Maghera, co. Down, the eldest son of the Revd Richard Archer, perpetual curate at Maghera and a member of a...

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Arnott, Struther (1934–2013), molecular biologist and university principal

Colin A. Vincent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Biological Sciences. 1516 words.

Arnott, Struther (1934–2013), molecular biologist and university principal, was born at 39 Burnhead Road, Larkhall, Lanarkshire, on 25 September 1934, the son of Charles McCann, a farmer,...

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Ashby, Eric, Baron Ashby (1904–1992), botanist and university administrator

Alan Burges and Richard J. Eden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Botany. 4221 words.

Ashby, Eric, Baron Ashby (1904–1992), botanist and university administrator, was born on 24 August 1904 at 12 Fairlop Road, north Leyton, London, the eldest of three sons of Herbert Charles...

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Babington, (Charles) Cardale (1808–1895), botanist and archaeologist

D. E. Allen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Botany. 1928 words.

Babington, (Charles) Cardale (1808–1895), botanist and archaeologist, was born on 23 November 1808, at Ludlow, Shropshire, the son of Joseph Babington (1768–1826), at that time a physician,...

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Bailey, Jacob Whitman

Philip F. Rehbock.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Natural History. 986 words.

Bailey, Jacob Whitman (29 April 1811–27 February 1857), naturalist and educator, was born in Ward (now Auburn), Massachusetts, the son of Rev. Isaac Bailey and Jane Whitman. From an early...

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Balfour, Sir Andrew, first baronet (1630–1694), botanist and antiquary

Janet Browne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Botany. 990 words.

Balfour, Sir Andrew, first baronet (1630–1694), botanist and antiquary, was born at Balfour Castle, Denmiln, Fife, on 18 January 1630, the fifth and youngest son in the large family of Sir...

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Barlow, Thomas Worthington (1824–1856), antiquary and naturalist

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Natural History. 253 words.

Barlow, Thomas Worthington (1824–1856), antiquary and naturalist, was born in Cheshire on 9 February 1824, the only son of William Worthington Barlow (1782–1846), a surgeon of Cranage,...

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