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REVERCHON, JULIEN

REVERCHON, JULIEN (1837–1905). Julien Reverchon, botanist and colonist, was born on August 3, 1837, in Diemoz, France, to ... as well as to Garden and Forest , the American Botanist , and the Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club . He also ...

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WRIGHT, CHARLES

WRIGHT, CHARLES (1811–1885). Charles Wright, botanist, son of James and Mary (Goodrich) Wright, was born at Wethersfield, ... a forty-year botanical correspondence with Asa Gray, noted botanist of the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University, which ultimately led to ...

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RUNYON, ROBERT

RUNYON, ROBERT (1881–1968). Robert Runyon, botanist and photographer, was born on July 28, 1881, in Catlettsburg, ... Runyon also photographed regional plants. An accomplished botanist, he compiled one of the largest and best private herbaria in Texas ...

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PARKS, HARRIS BRALEY

... Harris Braley Parks, apiculturist, entomologist, botanist, and general naturalist, was born on June 10, 1879, at Carlinville, ... and moved to College Station, where he became curator and botanist of the Tracy Herbarium at the Agricultural and Mechanical College of ...

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BRAY, WILLIAM L.

BRAY, WILLIAM L. (1865–1953). William Bray, botanist, forest ecologist, and teacher, son of William and Martha Ann (Foster) ... tenure at the University of Texas. There he was the first botanist, though some instruction in the subject had been offered by Frederick ...

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SMYTHE, DAVID PORTER

... David Porter Smythe, surgeon, professor, and botanist, was born in Sumpterville, Alabama, on March 26, 1824. He graduated ... S. W. Geiser, "Dr. David Porter Smythe, an Early Texas Botanist," Field and Laboratory 12 (January 1944). ...

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LINDHEIMER, FERDINAND JACOB

... Responding to an invitation by George Engelmann, a botanist and friend from Frankfurt, Lindheimer spent the winters of 1839–40 ... to work for Engelmann and his partner, Asa Gray, a Harvard botanist, as a collector of plant specimens. He spent the next nine years ...

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YOUNG, MATILDA JANE FULLER

... Matilda Jane (Maud Jeannie) Fuller Young, writer and botanist, was born on November 1, 1826, in Beaufort, North Carolina, the oldest ... in Botany, with Flora of Texas (1873.) She was state botanist in 1872–73. Her herbarium of Texas ferns and flowering plants, as ...

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DREISSIGER

... among them Ferdinand J. Lindheimer , a New Braunfels botanist and editor, and Dr. J. E. F. Gustav Bunsen , a leader of the ...

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YOUNG, MARY SOPHIE

... YOUNG, MARY SOPHIE (1872?–1919). Mary Sophie Young, botanist, was born in Glendale, Ohio, on September 20, 1872 (possibly 1870), ...

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