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Allen, Joel Asaph

Keir B. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1419 words.

Allen, Joel Asaph (19 July 1838–29 August 1921), zoologist and museum official, was born near Springfield, Massachusetts, the son of Joel Allen, a carpenter, housebuilder, and later a...

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, Preservation, 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,...

Balch, Herbert Ernest (1869–1958), cave explorer and museum curator

Bridget Salmon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1576 words.

Balch, Herbert Ernest (1869–1958), cave explorer and museum curator, was born in St Thomas Street, Wells, Somerset, on 4 November 1869, the second of six children of William Balch,...

Barbour, Thomas

Elizabeth Noble Shor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Conservation, Preservation, 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...

Brighton, Albert George [Peter] (1900–1988), palaeontologist and curator

Simon J. Knell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 832 words.

Brighton, Albert George [Peter] (1900–1988), palaeontologist and curator, was born on 29 December 1900 at 13 Conyers Road, Streatham, London, the son of George Freeston Brighton, gardener,...

Buckland [née Morland], Mary (1797–1857), geological artist and curator

H. S. Torrens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 724 words.

Buckland [née Morland], Mary (1797–1857), geological artist and curator, was born on 20 November 1797 in St Helen's parish, Abingdon, Berkshire, the eldest daughter of Benjamin Morland...

Chapman, Frank Michler

Keir B. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ornithology; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1452 words.

Chapman, Frank Michler (12 June 1864–15 November 1945), ornithologist and museum curator, was born in Englewood Township, New Jersey, the son of Lebbeus Chapman, Jr., a partner in a New...

Clift, William (1775–1849), museum curator and scientific illustrator

Phillip R. Sloan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1587 words.

Clift, William (1775–1849), museum curator and scientific illustrator, was born at Burcombe, near Bodmin, Cornwall, on 14 February 1775, and was baptized (as William Cleft) in the Bodmin...

Etheridge, Robert (1819–1903), palaeontologist and museum curator

R. J. Cleevely.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1261 words.

Etheridge, Robert (1819–1903), palaeontologist and museum curator, was born at Ross, Herefordshire, on 3 December 1819, the elder of the two sons of Thomas Etheridge, a Gloucester shipper,...

Flower, Sir William Henry (1831–1899), zoologist and museum curator

Kate Fletcher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 2272 words.

Flower, Sir William Henry (1831–1899), zoologist and museum curator, was born on 30 November 1831 in Stratford upon Avon, the second son of Edward Fordham Flower (1805–1883) and his wife,...

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, Preservation, 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...

Friedmann, Herbert

William Cox.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ornithology; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1401 words.

Friedmann, Herbert (22 April 1900–14 May 1987), ornithologist and museum director, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Uriah M. Friedmann, a druggist, and Mary Behrmann, a teacher....

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, Preservation, 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...

Gray, Edward Whitaker (1748–1806), physician and museum curator

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, Preservation, 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,...

Gray, John Edward (1800–1875), zoologist and museum curator

R. J. Cleevely.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 2327 words.

Gray, John Edward (1800–1875), zoologist and museum curator, was born at Walsall, Staffordshire, on 12 February 1800, the second son of Samuel Frederick Gray (1766–1828), naturalist 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,...

Lucas, Frederic Augustus

Jerome A. Jackson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Conservation, Preservation, 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,...

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, Preservation, 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...

Potter, Walter (1835–1918), taxidermist

Pat Morris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Sculpture and Carving; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1031 words.

Potter, Walter (1835–1918), taxidermist, was born at Bramber, Sussex, on 2 July 1835 (and was baptized at Bramber on 13 September), the sixth son of James Potter (d. 1867), labourer, and...

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, Preservation, 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...