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Hornaday, William Temple

Phillip Drennon Thomas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1591 words.

Hornaday, William Temple (01 December 1854–06 March 1937), conservationist and naturalist, was born near Plainfield, Indiana, the son of William Hornaday and Martha Varner Miller, farmers....

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Muir, John

Richard H. Dillon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); History of Science and Technology. 1212 words.

Muir, John (21 April 1838–24 December 1914), naturalist, conservationist, and writer, was born in Dunbar, Scotland, the son of Daniel Muir and Anne Gilrye, farmers. He was educated in...

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Muir, John (1838–1914), naturalist and conservationist

Dennis R. Dean.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1928 words.

Muir, John (1838–1914), naturalist and conservationist, was born in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland, on 21 April 1838 to Daniel Muir (1804–1885) and his second wife, Anne Gilrye Muir...

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Osborn, Fairfield

Elizabeth Noble Shor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1070 words.

Osborn, Fairfield (15 January 1887–16 September 1969), naturalist and leader in conservation, was born Henry Fairfield Osborn, Jr., in Princeton, New Jersey, the son of Henry Fairfield...

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Rothschild, Dame Miriam Louisa (1908–2005), naturalist, entomologist, and conservationist

Catharine M. C. Haines.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Natural History; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 2292 words.

Rothschild, Dame Miriam Louisa (1908–2005), naturalist, entomologist, and conservationist, was born on 5 August 1908 at Ashton Wold, Ashton, near Oundle, Northamptonshire, the eldest...

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Wright, Mabel Osgood

Daniel J. Philippon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); History of Science and Technology. 1169 words.

Wright, Mabel Osgood (26 January 1859–16 July 1934), naturalist and author, was born in New York City, the daughter of Samuel Osgood, a Unitarian minister, and Ellen Haswell Murdock. Her...

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