Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-7 of 7 items for:

Education x Petrology x clear all

Bowen, Norman Levi

H. S. Yoder.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Education. 2475 words.

Bowen, Norman Levi (21 June 1887–11 September 1956), petrologist and educator, was born in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, the youngest son of William Alfred Bowen, an immigrant from London...

Go to American National Biography Online »  home page

Clarke, Edward Daniel (1769–1822), antiquary and mineralogist

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems. 1847 words.

Clarke, Edward Daniel (1769–1822), antiquary and mineralogist, was born on 5 June 1769 at the vicarage of Willingdon in Sussex. He was the second of four children of the Revd Edward Clarke...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Iddings, Joseph Paxson

H. S. Yoder.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Education. 1314 words.

Iddings, Joseph Paxson (21 January 1857–08 September 1920), petrologist and educator, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of William Penn Iddings, a merchant, and Almira Gillet. With...

Go to American National Biography Online »  home page

Miers, Sir Henry Alexander (1858–1942), mineralogist and university administrator

H. T. Tizard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems; Organization and Management of Education. 1115 words.

Miers, Sir Henry Alexander (1858–1942), mineralogist and university administrator, was born in Rio de Janeiro on 25 May 1858, the third son and fifth of the eight children (three of whom...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Pryce, William (bap. 1735, d. 1790), surgeon, mineralogist, and antiquary

Alan Pearson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems; Surgery. 705 words.

Pryce, William (bap. 1735, d. 1790), surgeon, mineralogist, and antiquary, was born at Redruth, Cornwall, and baptized there on 14 June 1735. He was the only son (there was also a daughter,...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Rashleigh, Philip (1729–1811), mineralogist and antiquary

R. J. Cleevely.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems. 1161 words.

Rashleigh, Philip (1729–1811), mineralogist and antiquary, was born on 28 December 1729 at Aldermanbury, London, the eldest son of Jonathan Rashleigh (1693–1764), a London merchant, and his...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Smithson [formerly Macie], James Lewis (1764–1829), mineralogist and benefactor

H. S. Torrens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Petrology; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Mineralogy and Gems; Science and Mathematics; Education. 2521 words.

Smithson [formerly Macie], James Lewis (1764–1829), mineralogist and benefactor, was born Jacques Louis Macie in Paris in early 1764, the illegitimate son of a long-term liaison between...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page