M. B. Williamson papers, 1887-1927.
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Jane Cunningham Croly (December 19, 1829 – December 23, 1901) was a British-born American author and journalist, better known by her pseudonym, Jennie June. She was a pioneer author and editor of women's columns in leading newspapers and magazines in New York. She founded the Sorosis club for women in New York in 1868 and in 1889 expanded it nationwide to the General Federation of Women's Clubs. She also founded the Woman's Press Club of New York City. Jane Cunningham was born in England, the...
Laura Spencer Portor Pope (4 February 1872 – 1957) was an American journalist and author of short stories and several books. She is known as the co-author with Dorothy Giles of two science fiction novels, The valley of creeping men (1930) and Chattering gods (1931), both of which appeared under the pseudonym "Rayburn Crawley." Laura Spencer Portor married Francis Pope, but she continued to use the name "Laura Spencer Portor" for all her professional publications except the two science novels ...
Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, educator and college president, was born in Boston, December 5, 1822 and married the Swiss naturalist Louis Agassiz in 1850. She was an educational reformer, member of the Woman's Education Association, but never an advocate of women's suffrage or of co-education. ECA administered the Agassiz School for Girls from 1855 to 1863. She was one of the managers of the program for the Private Collegiate Instruction for Women (also known as the Harvard Annex); was p...
Florence Merriam Bailey (1863-1948) was born in Locust Grove, New York during the Civil War. She devoted her life to the study and protection of birds. From her work in ornithology she authored over ten books, including several field guides to birds, and close to one hundred articles. Though interested in birds as a child, she gained recognition as a naturalist while at Smith College. Disgusted by the use of feathers and whole birds in fashion, she started the Smith College Audubon Society. Her...
Zelia Maria Magdalena Nuttall was born to an Irish father, Dr. Robert Kennedy Nuttall, and a Mexican-American mother, Magdalena Parrott Nuttall, in San Francisco on September 6, 1857. Raised in Europe, Nuttall acquired her education in France, Germany, Italy, and England, where she studied at Bedford College, London. In 1876 when Zelia was nineteen, the Nuttall family returned to San Francisco. Four years later, she married French anthropologist Alphonse Louis Pinart, whom she lived...
Frederic A. (Augustus) Lucas (1852-1929) was a museum curator and adminstrator. He was born in Plymouth, MA on March 25, 1852. He received an honorary D.Sc. degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1909. Lucas began his career at Ward's Natural Science Establishment in Rochester, NY. There he practiced taxidermy, osteology and museum technique. He transferred to the U.S. National Museum in 1882 and remained there until 1904. From 1904-1911 he was curator-in-chief of the Museum of the Brooklyn...
Walter Edward Collinge (1867-1947) was Professor of Zoology at Mason College, Birmingham. From the guide to the Molluscs Collection by Collinge, 1909, (University of Cambridge: Museum of Zoology) ...
Professor of industrial chemistry, Cornell University. Cornell University Ph.D. 1914. From the description of Fred Hoffman Rhodes papers, 1957-1958. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 74898376 ...
Ida Shepard Oldroyd was a curator of Geology at the Stanford University Museum. She was born in 1857 and died on July 9, 1940. She was an authority on sea shells, or conchology, and wrote three extensive volumes entitled THE MARINE SHELLS OF THE WEST COAST OF NORTH AMERICA, Stanford University Press, 1924-1927. From the description of Ida Shepard Oldroyd papers, 1888-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122571300 Biography / Administrative Histor...
Charles F. Holder (1851-1915) was the creator of the Tournament of Roses parade. A native of Massachusetts, he worked as a curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York before moving to Pasadena in 1885. He originated big game sport fishing in 1898 and founded the Tuna Club on Catalina Island. He was president of the Tournament of Roses Association from 1890-1891 and served as parade grand marshal in 1910. Holder was the author of a variety of books and articles, including Elemen...
Information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: <a href="http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Harlan H. Ballard, Jr.">http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Harlan H. Ballard, Jr.</a>. From the guide to the Harlan H. Ballard, Jr. Papers, 1921-1946, 1921-1946, (Special Collections Research Center) ...
Williamson had a large collection of seashells and published a number of journal articles in the field of malacology; she was also interested in women in science. From the description of M. B. Williamson papers, 1887-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122540937 ...
George Coffin Taylor was born in Charleston, S.C., in 1877. He was a gentleman farmer, lawyer, and Shakespeare scholar. He served for twenty-seven years on the faculty of the English Department at the University of North Carolina until retiring in 1949 to Columbia, S.C. Coffin died in 1961. From the guide to the George Coffin Taylor Papers, 1808-circa 1950, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) George Coffin Taylor was born i...