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Carpenter, Philip Pearsall (1819–1877), social reformer and conchologist

Norman Moore.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Invertebrates. 836 words.

Carpenter, Philip Pearsall (1819–1877), social reformer and conchologist, youngest child of Lant Carpenter (1780–1840), Unitarian divine and schoolmaster, and his wife, Anna (d. 1856),...

Dick, William (1793–1866), veterinary surgeon and founder of the Edinburgh Veterinary College

J. E. Phillips.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Veterinary Medicine. 1419 words.

Dick, William (1793–1866), veterinary surgeon and founder of the Edinburgh Veterinary College, was born on 6 May 1793 at Whitehorse Close, Canongate, Edinburgh, the second of three children...

George, Wesley Critz

George Lewis.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 1196 words.

George, Wesley Critz (28 August 1888–29 October 1982), zoologist and social scientist, was born in Yadkin County, North Carolina, the son of Thomas Miller, a farmer, schoolteacher, and...

Harrisson, Tom Harnett (1911–1976), ornithologist, museum curator, and co-founder of the Mass-Observation social survey project

Judith M. Heimann.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education; Ornithology; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 2684 words.

Harrisson, Tom Harnett (1911–1976), ornithologist, museum curator, and co-founder of the Mass-Observation social survey project, was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 26 September 1911,...

Millais, Sir Everett, second baronet (1856–1897), dog breeder and biomedical scientist

Michael Worboys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Veterinary Medicine; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 1587 words.

Millais, Sir Everett, second baronet (1856–1897), dog breeder and biomedical scientist, was born at Annat Lodge, near Bowerswell, Perthshire, on 30 May 1856, the eldest of the eight...

Smith, (Ida) Phyllis Barclay- (1902–1980), ornithological administrator

Colin J. O. Harrison.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ornithology; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 692 words.

Smith, (Ida) Phyllis Barclay- (1902–1980), ornithological administrator, was born on 18 May 1902 at 57 Glisson Road, Cambridge, the second of three daughters, with one son, of Edward...

Wallace, Alfred Russel (1823–1913), naturalist, evolutionary theorist, and social critic

Charles H. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Biological Sciences; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6931 words.

Wallace, Alfred Russel (1823–1913), naturalist, evolutionary theorist, and social critic, was born on 8 January 1823, at Kensington Cottage, Usk, Monmouthshire, the third of four sons and...