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Atherstone, William Guybon (1814–1898), medical practitioner, botanist, and geologist

Alan Cohen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere; Botany; Medicine and Health. 1351 words.

Atherstone, William Guybon (1814–1898), medical practitioner, botanist, and geologist, was born on 27 May 1814 at Zion Hill, Nottingham, the eldest of eight children of John Atherstone...

Clapp, Asahel

Eugene H. Conner.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Geology and the Lithosphere; Botany. 984 words.

Clapp, Asahel (05 October 1792–17 December 1862), physician, botanist, and geologist, was born in Hubbardston, Massachusetts, the son of Reuben Clapp and Hepzibah Gates, farmers. When Clapp...

Dick, Robert (1810/11–1866), geologist and botanist

Michael D. McMullen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere; Botany. 912 words.

Dick, Robert (1810/11–1866), geologist and botanist, was born, probably in January 1811, at Tullibody in Clackmannanshire, the second of four children of Thomas Dick, customs and excise...

Eaton, Amos

Markes E. Johnson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Education; Geology and the Lithosphere; Botany. 1191 words.

Eaton, Amos (17 May 1776–10 May 1842), geologist, botanist, and educational reformer, was born in Chatham, New York, the son of Azubah Hurd and Abel Eaton, farmers. In 1790 Eaton went to...

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...

Konig, Charles Dietrich Eberhard (1774–1851), botanist and mineralogist

John C. Thackray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems; Botany. 438 words.

Konig, Charles Dietrich Eberhard (1774–1851), botanist and mineralogist, was born in Brunswick and educated at the University of Göttingen, where he studied botany. In 1800 he was invited...

Leichhardt, (Friedrich Wilhelm) Ludwig (1813–1848?), natural scientist and explorer in Australia

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History; Maps and Map-making; Geology and the Lithosphere; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 846 words.

Leichhardt, (Friedrich Wilhelm) Ludwig (1813–1848?), natural scientist and explorer in Australia, was born on 23 October 1813 at Trebatsch, near Beeskow, then in Saxony but after 1845 in...

Riddell, John Leonard

John Duffy.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics; Geology and the Lithosphere; Botany. 1260 words.

Riddell, John Leonard (20 February 1807–07 October 1865), botanist, microscopist, and geologist, was born in Leyden, Massachusetts, the son of John Riddell and Lephe Gates. Riddell’s...

Seward, Sir Albert Charles (1863–1941), botanist and geologist

H. H. Thomas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere; Botany. 1590 words.

Seward, Sir Albert Charles (1863–1941), botanist and geologist, was born at West Place, Lancaster on 9 October 1863, the sixth child (and only son to survive childhood) of Abram Seward, who...

Thomson, Thomas (1817–1878), botanist and geologist

B. B. Woodward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere; Botany. 1013 words.

Thomson, Thomas (1817–1878), botanist and geologist, was born in Glasgow on 4 December 1817, the eldest son of Thomas Thomson (1773–1852), professor of chemistry at Glasgow University, and...

White, David

Ellis L. Yochelson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology; Botany; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1582 words.

White, David (01 July 1862–07 February 1935), paleobotanist and geologist, was born Charles David White in Wayne County, New York, the son of Asa Kendrick White and Elvira Foster, farmers....