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Anthony, Harold Elmer

Keir B. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mammalogy; History of Science and Technology; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1040 words.

Anthony, Harold Elmer (05 April 1890–29 March 1970), mammalogist, museum curator, and author, was born in Beaverton, Oregon, the son of Alfred Webster Anthony and Anabel Klink. His father,...

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Bolton, Henry Carrington

Herbert T. Pratt.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; History of Science and Technology; Medicinal Chemistry. 1181 words.

Bolton, Henry Carrington (28 January 1843–19 November 1903), chemist and historian, was born in New York City, the only child of Jackson Bolton, a physician, and Anna Hinman North. Bolton...

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Cushing, Harvey Williams

Jeremiah A. Barondess.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; History of Science and Technology. 2012 words.

Cushing, Harvey Williams (08 April 1869–07 October 1939), neurosurgeon, medical historian, and bibliophile, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in the Western Reserve of Connecticut, the son of...

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Garrison, Fielding Hudson

Nancy Whitten Zinn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; History of Science and Technology. 1468 words.

Garrison, Fielding Hudson (05 November 1870–18 April 1935), medical librarian, bibliographer, and historian, was born in Washington, D.C., the son of John Rowzee Garrison II, a comptroller...

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Gomme, Arthur Allan

A. P. Woolrich.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; History of Science and Technology. 551 words.

Gomme, Arthur Allan (1882–1955), librarian and historian of technology, was born at 2 Park Villas, Lonsdale Road, Barnes, Surrey, on 15 July 1882, the third of the seven sons of Sir...

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Goode, George Brown

Sally Gregory Kohlstedt.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1968 words.

Goode, George Brown (13 February 1851–06 September 1896), zoologist, museum administrator, and historian of science, was born in New Albany, Indiana, the son of Francis Collier Goode, a...

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Gray, Edward Whitaker

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; History of Science and Technology; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 566 words.

Gray, Edward Whitaker (1748–1806), physician and museum curator, was born on 21 March 1748, probably in London, the second son of Samuel Gray (bap. 1693?, d. 1766), seedsman, and his wife,...

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Sheppard, Thomas

Mark Seaward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1000 words.

Sheppard, Thomas (1876–1945), museum director and writer on geology, was born on 2 October 1876 in South Ferriby, Lincolnshire, but spent his entire life in east Yorkshire. He was the...

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Taylor, Frank Augustus

Pamela M. Henson.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; History of Science and Technology. 1203 words.

Taylor, Frank Augustus (25 March 1903–14 June 2007), historian of science and technology and museum administrator, was born in Washington, D.C., the son of Augustus Carrier Taylor, a...

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Taylor, John Ellor

Steven J. Plunkett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Education; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 773 words.

Taylor, John Ellor (1837–1895), curator and popularizer of science, was born on 21 September 1837 at Levenshulme, near Manchester, the eldest son of William Taylor (d. 1864), a Lancashire...

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