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Ashby, Eric, Baron Ashby (1904–1992), botanist and university administrator

Alan Burges and Richard J. Eden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Botany. 4221 words.

Ashby, Eric, Baron Ashby (1904–1992), botanist and university administrator, was born on 24 August 1904 at 12 Fairlop Road, north Leyton, London, the eldest of three sons of Herbert Charles...

Babington, (Charles) Cardale (1808–1895), botanist and archaeologist

D. E. Allen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Botany. 1928 words.

Babington, (Charles) Cardale (1808–1895), botanist and archaeologist, was born on 23 November 1808, at Ludlow, Shropshire, the son of Joseph Babington (1768–1826), at that time a physician,...

Balfour, Sir Andrew, first baronet (1630–1694), botanist and antiquary

Janet Browne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Botany. 990 words.

Balfour, Sir Andrew, first baronet (1630–1694), botanist and antiquary, was born at Balfour Castle, Denmiln, Fife, on 18 January 1630, the fifth and youngest son in the large family of Sir...

Berry, Edward Wilber

Ellis L. Yochelson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Palaeontology; Botany. 929 words.

Berry, Edward Wilber (10 February 1875–20 September 1945), paleobotanist, teacher, and university administrator, was born in Newark, New Jersey, the son of Abijah Conger Berry and Anna...

Bicknell, Clarence (1842–1918), archaeologist and botanist

Desmond Hawkins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Botany. 1047 words.

Bicknell, Clarence (1842–1918), archaeologist and botanist, the youngest son of Elhanan Bicknell (1788–1861), financier and art patron, and his third wife, Lucinda Sarah (1801–1850), sister...

Bunbury, Frances Joanna, Lady Bunbury (1814–1894)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Botany. 8 words.

See Bunbury, Sir Charles James Fox, eighth baronet

Burnett, Sir John Harrison (1922–2007), botanist and university administrator

Stefan Buczacki.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Botany. 1417 words.

Burnett, Sir John Harrison (1922–2007), botanist and university administrator, was born on 21 January 1922 in Ripon, Yorkshire, the son of Thomas Harrison Burnett (1887–1970), Methodist...

Cain, Stanley Adair

Richard Harmond.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Science and Mathematics; Education; Botany. 1111 words.

Cain, Stanley Adair (19 June 1902–01 April 1995), educator, botanist, and ecologist, was born in Jefferson County, Indiana, the son of Oliver Ezra Cain and Lillian Whitsitt, farmers. He...

Caldwell, Otis William

John M. Heffron.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Botany. 1332 words.

Caldwell, Otis William (18 December 1869–05 July 1947), botanist and science educator, was born in Lebanon, Indiana, the son of Theodore Robert Caldwell and Belle Brenton, farmers. When...

Clifford [later Constable], Sir Thomas Hugh, first baronet (1762–1823), topographer and botanist

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Botany. 438 words.

Clifford [later Constable], Sir Thomas Hugh, first baronet (1762–1823), topographer and botanist, was born on 4 December 1762 in London, the eldest son of Thomas Clifford (1732–1787)...

Dodge, Bernard Ogilvie

Terrence M. Callahan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Mycology and Fungi; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 1019 words.

Dodge, Bernard Ogilvie (18 April 1872–09 August 1960), plant pathologist, mycologist, and educator, was born in Mauston, Wisconsin, the son of Eldridge Gerry Dodge, and Mary Ann Nourse,...

Dryander, Jonas Carlsson (1748–1810), botanist and librarian

G. S. Boulger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Botany. 702 words.

Dryander, Jonas Carlsson (1748–1810), botanist and librarian, was born on 5 March 1748 in Göteborg, Sweden, son of Carl Leonard Dryander (d. 1757), lecturer, and Brita Maria Montin. His...

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...

English, Mary Phyllis (1919–2009), mycologist and historian

David W. Warnock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Plant Ecology; Education; History. 1041 words.

English, Mary Phyllis (1919–2009), mycologist and historian, was born on 10 April 1919 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaya, the eldest child of Marcus Claude English (1886–1958), rubber planter, and...

Farlow, William Gilson

Paul D. Peterson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Botany. 1340 words.

Farlow, William Gilson (17 December 1844–03 June 1919), cryptogamic botanist and teacher, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of John Smith Farlow, a prosperous Boston businessman,...

Goodale, George Lincoln

Anna M. M. Reid.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Medicine and Health; Botany. 1141 words.

Goodale, George Lincoln (03 August 1839–12 April 1923), physician, botanist, and educator, was born in Saco, Maine, the son of Stephen Lincoln Goodale, a pharmacist and agricultural...

Harrar, Jacob George

Darwin H. Stapleton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 1399 words.

Harrar, Jacob George (02 December 1906–18 April 1982), plant pathologist, educator, and foundation officer, was born in Painesville, Ohio, the son of Ellwood Scott Harrar, an electrical...

Just, John (1797–1852), archaeologist and botanist

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Botany. 551 words.

Just, John (1797–1852), archaeologist and botanist, eldest son of Jonathan Just and his wife, Mary, was born at the family farm in the village of Natland, near Kendal, Westmorland, on 3...

Kippist, Richard (1812–1882), librarian and botanist

Margot Walker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Botany. 363 words.

Kippist, Richard (1812–1882), librarian and botanist, was born on 11 June 1812 in Stoke Newington, Middlesex. Nothing is known of his parents or his early education, but it seems that he...

Kremers, Edward

Glenn Sonnedecker.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Education. 1222 words.

Kremers, Edward (23 February 1865–09 July 1941), pharmaceutical educator and phytochemist, was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of Gerhard Kremers, a secretary-treasurer of the...