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Freeman, Harriet Elizabeth

Sara Day.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Geology and the Lithosphere; Botany. 1332 words.

Freeman, Harriet Elizabeth (13 March 1847–30 December 1930), botanist, geologist, conservationist, and letter writer, was born in the North End neighborhood of Boston to William Frederick...

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Perring, Franklyn Hugh

Stephen A. Harris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Botany. 919 words.

Perring, Franklyn Hugh (1927–2003), botanist and conservationist, was born on 1 August 1927 at 121 Windsor Road, East Ham, Essex, the son of Frank Arthur Perring, antique dealer, and his...

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Sears, Paul Bigelow

Richard Harmond.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Botany. 1098 words.

Sears, Paul Bigelow (17 December 1891–30 April 1990), botanist, ecologist, and conservationist, was born in Bucyrus, Ohio, the son of Rufus Victor Sears, an attorney, and Sallie Jane...

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