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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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Barbour, Thomas

Elizabeth Noble Shor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1192 words.

Barbour, Thomas (19 August 1884–08 January 1946), naturalist and museum director, was born on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, the son of William Barbour and Julia Adelaide Sprague. The...

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Ferryman, Robert (1752–1837), naturalist and museum keeper

H. S. Torrens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1374 words.

Ferryman, Robert (1752–1837), naturalist and museum keeper, was born at Barrow-on-Soar, Leicestershire, the son of John Ferryman (c.1720–1784), gentleman and probably farmer, and his wife,...

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Fraser, Louis (fl. 1831–1866), naturalist and museum curator

Clemency Thorne Fisher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 606 words.

Fraser, Louis (fl. 1831–1866), naturalist and museum curator, is of unknown birth and parentage. The form of his education is likewise obscure, but from his writings he appears to have been...

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Lucas, Frederic Augustus

Jerome A. Jackson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1099 words.

Lucas, Frederic Augustus (25 March 1852–09 February 1929), naturalist and museum administrator, was born in Plymouth, Massachusetts, the son of Augustus Henry Lucas, a clipper ship captain,...

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Miller [formerly Müller], Johann Samuel [John Samuel] (1779–1830), naturalist and museum curator

M. D. Crane.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 522 words.

Miller [formerly Müller], Johann Samuel [John Samuel] (1779–1830), naturalist and museum curator, was born on 26 February 1779 in Danzig, the only son of Johann Beniamin Müller and his...

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Putnam, Frederic Ward

Terry A. Barnhart.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Education; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1446 words.

Putnam, Frederic Ward (16 April 1839–14 August 1915), anthropologist, naturalist, and museologist, was born in Salem, Massachusetts, the son of Ebenezer Putnam and Elizabeth Appleton. His...

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Stout, Gardner Dominick

Richard Harmond.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Banking; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1121 words.

Stout, Gardner Dominick (21 April 1903–16 January 1984), investment banker, museum president, and naturalist, was born in New York City, the son of Andrew Varick Stout, a stockbroker, and...

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