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Renowned Palaeobotanists


First of all:

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:
! Category: Paleobotanists.
! Kategorie: Paläobotaniker (in German).

! WorldCat (OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc., Dublin OH USA). WorldCat is a global network of library content and services that uses the Web.
! See especially: WorldCat Identities. WorldCat Identities has a summary page for every name in WorldCat (currently some 30 million names). Excellent!

Curtis Schuh´s Biobibliography: Carl Justus Andrae (Andrä). (1816-1885). He published 1865 "Vorweltliche Pflanzen aus dem Steinkohlengebirge der preussischen Rheinlande und Westphalens" (in German).

Tom L. Phillips (2006), Biographical Memoirs, 88: Henry Nathaniel Andrews Jr. (1910-2002). PDF file.

Paleobotanical Section Botanical Society of America, Bibliography of American Paleobotany for 2001. Scroll to page 1 (PDF page 5): In Memoriam: Henry N. Andrews, Jr., Paleobotanist, Educator and Explorer, 1910-2002.
See also here (Plant Science Bulletin).

P. Gensel (2002), IOP Newsletter 72 (PDF file). Scroll to page 8: "Obituaries": Henry N. Andrews Jr. (1910-2002).

Owen Davis: Ernst Valdemar Antevs (1888-1974).
See also here (M. Gansen, Anthropology Biography Web).
Snapshot provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

BookRags: Edward Alexander Newell Arber (1870-1918).
Now recovered from the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine. See also:
Rudolf Schmid (2001): Agnes Arber, nee Robertson (1879-1960): Fragments of her Life .... PDF file, Annals of Botany, 88: 1105-1128. Including a photograph of Edward Alexander Newell Arber. Worth checking out:
Regine Claßen-Bockhoff (2001): Plant Morphology: The Historic Concepts of Wilhelm Troll, Walter Zimmermann and Agnes Arber. Free PDF file, Annals of Botany, 88: 1153-1172.

Speedylook.com: Chester Arthur Arnold (1901-1977).
Now provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

C.B. Beck (1978), IOP Newsletter 5 (PDF file), "Obituaries", scroll to page 6: C.A. Arnold (1901-1977).

Robin Peel, Chesterton, Peterborough: Edmund Tyrell Artis (1789-1847). Britain´s pioneering Carboniferous palaeobotanist.
See also here (Chris Cleal, Cardiff, UK).

Christopher J. Cleal et al. (2009): The Forests Before the Flood: The Palaeobotanical Contributions of Edmund Tyrell Artis (1789-1847). Abstract.

Charles H. Smith et al., Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green: Some Biogeographers, Evolutionists and Ecologists: Chrono-Biographical Sketches, Daniel Isaac Axelrod (1910-1998).

Jere H. Lipps, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley (Botanical Electronic News (BEN) Archive, 202, September 12, 1998): Daniel Isaak Axelrod (1910-1998).
See also here (M.G. Barbour, J. Doyle, M. Sanderson: Calisphere, University of California).

B. Tiffney (1998), in: IOP Newsletter 64 (PDF file). Scroll to page 5: "Obituaries": D.I. Axelrod (1910-1998).

Charles H. Smith: Some Biogeographers, Evolutionists and Ecologists. Chrono-Biographical Sketches, Daniel Isaac Axelrod (1910-1998).
See also here (F. Burkhart, Obituary, The New York Times).

Plant Science Bulletin and the Botanical Society of America: Harlan P. Banks (1913-1998). Provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

W.G. Chaloner (1999), in: IOP Newsletter 66 (PDF file). Scroll to page 5: "Obituaries": Harlan Banks (1913-1998).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Elso Sterrenberg Barghoorn (1915-1984).
See also here (American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists).

Bruce H. Tiffney, Andrew H. Knoll (1984), in: IOP Newsletter 24 (PDF file), scroll to page 3: "Obituary": Elso Sterrenberg Barghoorn Jr. (1915-1984).

K.L. Alvin (1985), in: IOP Newsletter 26 (PDF file), scroll to page 9: "Obituary": Peter David Weiste Barnard (1932-1984).

The LuEsther T. Mertz Library, The New York Botanical Garden: Herman F. Becker (1907-1985).

D.L. Dilcher (1987), in: IOP Newsletter 34 (PDF file). Scroll to page 19: "Obituaries": Hermann F. Becker (1907-1985).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Walter Andrew Bell (1889-1969). A pioneer of Canadian palaeobotany.
See also Walter Andrew Bell (1889-1969) Canadian Carboniferous Stratigrapher, Paleobotanist and Paleontologist par excellence (by Peter H. von Bitter).
See also there (Nova Scotia Museum).

Oxford Biography Index: Margaret Benson (1859-1936).
See also here Obituary (1936), Nature, 138: 17-17.

Global Ant Project, World Ant Taxonomists: Georg Carl Berendt (1790-1850). He published 1845 a work concerning botanical amber inclusions: "Der Bernstein und die in ihm befindlichen Pflanzenreste der Vorwelt".
See also here (Wikipedia).

Charles H. Smith et al., Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green: Some Biogeographers, Evolutionists and Ecologists: Chrono-Biographical Sketches, Edward Wilber Berry (1875-1945).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Edward W. Berry (1875-1945).

Ernst Cloos, pp. 60-100; Biographical Memoirs V.45 (1974): Office of the Home Secretary, National Academy of Sciences. Edward Wilber Berry (1875-1945). PDF file.
See also here (National Academy of Sciences, in html.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Charles Eugène Bertrand (1851-1917). In French.

J.-P. Laveine (1995); In: P.C. Lyons et al., Google books, limited preview, Geol. Soc. America Mem., 185: Historical perspective of Early Twentieth Century Carboniferous Paleobotany in North America. Scroll to page 99: Paul Bertrand (1879-1944). Abstract.
See also here (biographical notice, in French).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Karl Bertsch (1878-1965) In Spanish.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Edward William Binney (1812-1881). He was the first investigator of the Lancashire coal balls (internal structures of trees).
See also:
here (1911 Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica).

F.W. Oliver (1913): Makers of British botany; a collection of biographies by living botanists (PDf file, 33 MB). Scroll to page 245, Edward William Binney (1812-1881).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Wilhelm Bock (1897(?)-1972). In German.

J.C. Lendemer (2002): Rediscovery of "lost" Triassic fossil plant types: Components of the Wilhelm Bock Collection in The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia and in the Yale Peabody Museum. PDF file, Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 152: 205-214. Provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine. About Wilhelm Bock (1897?-1972).
See also here (abstract), and there (Google Books).

Academia Nacional de Ciencias, Córdoba, Argentina: Guillermo Bodenbender (1857-1941). In Spanish. He was a pioneer of palaeobotany in Argentina.
See also here (M.A. Hünicken: Doctor Guillermo Bodenbender, su Obra Geológica en Argentina).
Snapshots provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Johann Georg Bornemann (1831-1896). In German. Bornemann was a pioneer in cuticular analysis.

N. Hauschke and S. Kretschmer (2015): Johann Georg Bornemann (1831-1896) – Symposium auf Sardinien, Bornemann-Sammlung an der Martin-Luther-Universität in Halle (Saale) und 3D-Digitalisierung/ -Visualisierung kambrischer Trilobiten. PDF file in German. Hallesches Jahrbuch für Geowissenschaften, 37: 143-162.

J. Broutin (2000), IOP Newsletter 68 (PDF file). Scroll to page 5: "Obituary": Edouard Boureau (1913-1999).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Frederick Orpen Bower (1855-1948).
See also here (in German), and there.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: James Scott Bowerbank (1797-1877). He published 1840: "A History of the Fossil Fruits and Seeds of the London Clay".

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Braun (1800-1864) In German.
See also here (Wikisource, ADB).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Adolphe-Théodore Brongniart (1801-1876). He was one of the most prominent botanists of his time and an early proponent of evolutionary theory. Brongniart published 1828-1847 the first complete account of fossil plants. He is (together with Sternberg) considered to be the founder of modern palaeobotany. Brongniart believed in progressive changes in the fossil record.
See also here (1911 Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica).

Charles H. Smith: Some Biogeographers, Evolutionists and Ecologists. Chrono-Biographical Sketches, Adolphe-Théodore Brongniart (1801-1876).
See also here (Portrait, Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation), and there (in French, Muséum National d´Histoire Naturelle, Paris). Including A. Brongniart´s bibliography.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Robert Brown (1773-1858). He determined fossil wood from Argentina.

Herman F. Becker (1962), Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club, Vol. 89: 260-261: Roland W. Brown (1893-1961).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Christian Leopold von Buch (1774-1853). He and Oswald Heer discovered the significance of leaf venation.
See also here (in German).

Margery Frape, Mildenhall Museum: Charles James Fox Bunbury, Charles Lyell and Charles Darwin. Provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Ex Libris//Bookplates: Sir Charles James Fox Bunbury (1809-1886).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Louis Édouard Bureau.

Z. Kvacek (1993), IOP Newsletter 48 (PDF file), "Obituaries", scroll to page 7: Cestmir Buzek (1933-1992).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: William Carruthers (1830-1922). In German.
See also here (NationMaster.com).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: (Johann Xaver) Robert Caspary (1818-1887). In German. Pioneer explorer of fossil plants in Baltic amber, see: "Die Flora des Bernsteins und anderer fossiler Harze des ostpreussischen Tertiärs. Nach dem Nachlasse des Verstorbenen bearbeitet von Richard Klebs" (1906).

Aluka, an initiative building an online digital library of scholarly resources: Alberto Castellanos (1896-1968). He was a pioneer in Argentina´s palaeobotany.
See also here (R. Singer 1969, Taxon, 18: 308-309. First page only).

A.C. Scott (2001): Federico Cesi and his field studies on the origin of fossils between 1610 and 1630. PDF file, Endeavour, vol. 25. Early descriptions of fossil wood!

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: William Gilbert Chaloner (1928-2016).
See also: Andrew C Scott, The Guardian, November 06, 2016: William Chaloner obituary.

C.L.E. Lewis and S.J. Knell (2009), in: The Making of the Geological Society of London (Google books, limited preview). Go to page 400, Marjorie Chandler (1897-1983).

K.I.M. Chesters (1983), IOP Newsletter 22 (PDF file), scroll to page 5: "Obituaries": Marjorie Elizabeth Jane Chandler (1897-1983).

Charles H. Smith et al., Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green: Some Biogeographers, Evolutionists and Ecologists: Chrono-Biographical Sketches, Ralph Works Chaney (1890-1971).
See also here (Calisphere), and there (Jane Gray, PDF file).

Ralph Works Chaney (1890-1971). PDF file (25 MB). Typewritten script (with photographs) made available for research purposes by University of California at Berkeley (via www.archive.org).

T.N. Taylor (1987), in: IOP Newsletter 34 (PDF file). Scroll to page 17: "Obituaries": Michael Anthony Cichan (1954-1987).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: William Branwhite Clarke (1798-1878). A pioneer of Australia´s palaeobotany (the dispute over the age of Australia´s coal deposits). He is also deemed as "the father of Australia´s geology".
See also here (L. Robin, Review of A. Moyal 2003: "Rev. W.B. Clarke", PDF file),
and there (Bright Sparcs Biographical entry).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Gustav Compter (1831-1922). In German.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Hugo Wilhelm Conwentz (1855-1922). In German. A research pioneer in baltic amber.
See also here (Ostdeutsche Biografie, in German).

J.-P. Laveine (2004), IOP Newsletter 75 (PDF file). Scroll to page 7: "Obituaries": Robert Coquel (1941-2003).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Isabel Clifton Cookson (1893-1973).
See also here (Australian Dictionary of Biography Online),
and there (Bright Sparcs Biographical entry).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: August Karl Joseph Corda (1809-1849). In German. He described and figured numerous Palaeozoic plants, mainly from the standpoint of internal structure.

The Biographical Portal. A cooperative project (ADB, NDB, ÖBL, HLS); more than 100,000 scholarly biographies of persons (in German): August Joseph Corda (1809-1849). Click "S. 356; 473".

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Bernhard von Cotta (1808-1879). Author of "Die Dendrolithen in Beziehung auf ihren inneren Bau" (1832). One of the earliest attempts of permineralized fossil wood determination.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Heinrich Cotta (1763-1844). Silviculturist and collector of petrified wood (more then 500 trunks from Middle-Germany), father of Bernhard von Cotta.

Owen K. Davis: Lucy May Cranwell (Mrs. S. Watson Smith) 1907-2000. She does pioneering work in New Zealand palynology.

A.D. Thomson, wudhi.com (?): Lucy May Cranwell Smith 1907-2000 (doc file).

B.A. Thomas (1981), IOP Newsletter 14 (PDF file), "Obituary", scroll to page 11: Robert Crookall (1890-1981).

Tom L. Phillips (2007): Biography of Aureal T. Cross: World class coal geologist, palynologist, paleobotanist and educator. Abstract.

A. Hummel (1982), IOP Newsletter 19 (PDF file), "Obituary", scroll to page 2: Hanna Czeczott (-1982).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Emanuel Mendez da Costa (1717-1791). He published 1757 "A Natural History of Fossils".

The William Culp Darrah Papers, 1946-1972; A Register of the Collection at the Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah: William Culp Darrah. A short biographical note.
Provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Barry A. Thomas (2009): Darwin and plant fossils. (PDF file). Scroll to page 24 (PDF page 26). The Linnean, 25. See also:
Ruth A. Stockey et al. (2009): Introduction to the Darwin special issue: The abominable mystery. PDF file, American Journal of Botany, 96: 3-4.

Peter R. Crane, Else Marie Friis, and William G. Chaloner (2010): Darwin and the Evolution of Flowers. PDF file, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B, 365: 347-350. See also here.

dmoz: Science: Biology: History: People: Charles Darwin (a link list).

P.R. and J.S. Eakins, Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online: Sir John William Dawson (1820-1899). See also here, and there (McGill Herbarium, with portrait).

Susan Sheets-Pyenson, Department of Philosophy, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec (page provided by GeoClio): John William (Sir William) Dawson: Geologist and Educator. Dawson has been called the grandfather of Paleozoic paleobotany in North America (Geological History of Plants, 1888). Reprinted from GSA Today, September 1998.
See also here (Nova Scotia Museum).

Howard J. Falcon-Lang and John H. Calder: Sir William Dawson (1820-1899): a very modern paleobotanist (PDF file). Early Plant Taphonomy! From the Atlantic Geology volume on the classic Carboniferous site at Joggins, Nova Scotia.
See also here. Atlantic Geology, 2005.

Encyclopaedia Universalis France S.A.: Georges Deflandre (1897-1973). In French.
See also here, (AASP Primary Records Program).

Statesman.com, Obituaries: Ted Delevoryas (1929-2017).

Chris Cleal, International Organisation of Palaeobotany (IOP): Palaeobotany Pioneers, Emily Dix (1904-1972).

C.V. Burek and C.J. Cleal (2005): The life and work of Emily Dix (1904-1972). PDF file. In: Bowden, A.J., Burek, C.V. & Wilding, R. (eds): History of palaeobotany: selected essays. Geological Society of London, Special Publication 241: 181-196.

Cynthia Burek, University College Chester, Chester, UK: Emily Dix, palaeobotanist: a promising career cut short. (PDF file).
Now recovered from the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

A. Krupnik and S.G. Lucas, Albertina 41, go to PDF page 44: Inna A. Dobruskina (1933-2014).

Palaeobotany Staff, Strasbourg (1994): IOP Newsletter 53 (PDF file). Scroll to page 11: "Obituary": Jeanne Doubinger (1921-1994).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Alcide Charles Victor Marie Dessalines d´Orbigny (1802-1857). He was one of the founders of micropalaeontology.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Andrew Ellicott Douglass (1867-1962). Regarded as the "father" of dendrochronology.
See also here (by Christian Pinter, in German).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Per Karl Hjalmar Dusén (1855-1926). In Spanish.

The American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists (AASP): Christian Ehrenberg (1795-1876). Provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Helmholtz-Zentrum für Kulturtechnik der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin: Christian Ehrenberg (1795-1876). In German. See also here, and there (another portrait).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg (1795-1876).
See also here (1911 Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Karl Eduard von Eichwald (1795-1876). In German.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Marie Louis Emberger (1897-1969). In Spanish.

The American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists (AASP): Otto Gunnar Elias Erdtman (1897-1973).
Snapshot taken by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.
See also here (PDF file, S. Nilsson and J. Praglowski (1978), Grana, 17: 1-4),
and there (portrait).

D. Cleveland, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis: Remembering Katherine Esau (1898-1997).
See also here.
Snapshots taken by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Wapedia: Robert Etheridge (1819-1903).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Constantin von Ettingshausen (1826-1897).
See also here, (the freedictionary.com), and there.

AEIOU, the Austrian cultural information system of the Federal Ministry for Education, Science and Culture (BMBWK): Constantin Freiherr von Ettingshausen (1826-1897). In German, with portrait.

Ottokar Feistmantel (1848-1891). See: Pioneers and leaders: a record of Australian palaeontology in the nineteenth century.

C.H. Smith et al., Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green: Some Biogeographers, Evolutionists and Ecologists: Chrono-Biographical Sketches, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1873-1950).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Franz Firbas (1902-1964). In German.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Paul Fliche. In German.

C.H. Smith, Some Biogeographers, Evolutionists and Ecologists. Chrono-Biographical Sketches: (Carl) Rudolf Florin (1894-1965).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Carl Rudolf Florin (1894-1965). In German.

William Morris Fontaine (1835-1913). See History and Bibliography of West Virginia Paleobotany.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Joaquín Frenguelli (1883-1958). In Spanish.

E. Boltovskoy (1959): Joaquín Frenguelli (1883-1958). First page, micropaleontology, 5: 379-381.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Hanns Bruno Geinitz (1814-1900).

F.E. Geinitz (1900), Leopoldina 36: Hanns Bruno Geinitz: ein Lebensbild aus dem 19. Jahrhundert (PDF file, in German). Go to page 59 (PDF page 2).

M. Fengler and M. Göpfert, kreidefossilien.de: Hanns Bruno Geinitz (1814-1900). In German.

C.H. Smith et al., Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green: Some Biogeographers, Evolutionists and Ecologists: Chrono-Biographical Sketches, Sir Harry Godwin (1901-1985).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Johann Heinrich Robert Göppert 1800-1884 (in German, detailed), and here (in English).
See also here (Encyclopedia.com), and there (Rathay-Biographien, in German).

M. Banerjee (1985), in: IOP Newsletter 27 (PDF file), scroll to page 8: "Obituary": Amia Kumar Ghosh (1905-1985).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Walther Gothan (1879-1954). In German.

R. Florin (1955), Taxon, 4: 52-53: Walther Gothan (1879-1954). First page only.

The Biographical Portal. A cooperative project (ADB, NDB, ÖBL, HLS); more than 100,000 scholarly biographies of persons (in German): Walter Gothan (1879-1954). Click "S. 654".

U. Schmitt et al. (2009), Wood Science and Technology, 43: Helmut Gottwald (1918-2008). First page only.

IOP Newsletter 4, 1977 (PDF file), "Obituary", scroll to page 9: Louis Grambast.

P. Bertrand, Annales des Mines: François Cyrille Grand´Eury (1839-1917). In French.

L. Grauvogel-Stamm, J. Anderson (1987), in: IOP Newsletter 34 (PDF file). Scroll to page 20: "Obituaries": Louis Grauvogel (1902-1987).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Asa Gray (1810-1888).

(1984), in: IOP Newsletter 24 (PDF file). Scroll to page 14: "Obituary": Pál Greguss (1889-1984).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Nehemiah Grew (1641-1712). The first observer of pollen grains under a microscope.

F.W. Oliver (1913): Makers of British botany; a collection of biographies by living botanists (PDf file, 33 MB). Scroll to page 44, Nehemiah Grew (1641-1712).

H.-J. Zündorf and H. Manitz (2004), in German: Gelebt für die Lebermoose - Riclef (Hans-Heinrich) Grolle (8. August 1934 - 12. Juni 2004). In PDF.

The Biographical Portal. A cooperative project (ADB, NDB, ÖBL, HLS); more than 100,000 scholarly biographies of persons (in German): August von Gutbier (1798-1866). Click "S. 216".

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Paul Guthörl (1895-1963). In German.

D.M. Simpkins, encyclopedia.com: David Thomas Gwynne-Vaughan (1871-1915). See also here.

Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm: Thore Gustaf Halle (1884-1964).
See also here (Aluka, an initiative building an online digital library of scholarly resources).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Thore Gustaf Halle. In German.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Thomas Maxwell Harris (1903-1983).
Worth checking out: Harris Garden.
See also here (PDF file, W.G. Chaloner, Biogr. Mems Fell. R. Soc. 1985 31, 228-260). Also worth checking out:
The published works of Thomas Maxwell Harris, F.R.S.

K. Alvin, H.N. Andrews, S. Archangelsky, P.D.W. Barnard, W. and E. Baxendale, M.N. Bose, W.G. Chaloner, C. Hill, N.F. Hughes, W.S. Lacey, B. Lundblad, S.B. Manum, D.D. Pant, J. Watson, (1983), IOP Newsletter 21 (PDF file), scroll to page 2-13: "Appreciations to the late T.M. Harris". See also:
J. B. Riding (interviewer): Interview with Professor William G. (Bill) Chaloner. University College London, AASP Oral History Project, The Palynological Society, 16 December 2002. Now provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

H. Kerp, W. Remy (1995), in: IOP Newsletter 55 (PDF file). Scroll to page 10: "Obituaries": Wolfgang Hartung (1907-1995).
See also: E.P. Löhnert (2002): Zur Geschichte der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Nordwestdeutscher Geologen. Teil 2. (PDF file, in German). Scroll to page 121 (PDF page 7).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Oswald Heer (1809-1883).
See also here, and there (Wikisource, in German).

C.H. Smith et al., Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green: Some Biogeographers, Evolutionists and Ecologists: Chrono-Biographical Sketches, Oswald Heer (1809-1883).
See also here (Zoological Museum of the University of Zurich), and
there. PDF file, C.A. Burga (2009): Oswald Heers "Die Urwelt der Schweiz" im Licht der modernen Forschung: ausgewählte Aspekte zum Eiszeitalter (in German).

T.D.A. Cockerell (1998), World Wide School, Seattle, WA: A Visit to Oeningen. About Oswald Heer (amongst others).
Snapshot provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

ETH Life: 200. Geburtstag des Schweizer Darwins. About Charles Darwin´s penfriend Oswald Heer (in German).

A.G. Kluge and Bernd Hennig (The Willi Hennig Society): Willi Hennig (1913-1976).
This expired link is available through the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Yale News, February 12, 2013: In memoriam: Leo Hickey. See also:
SL Wing et al. (2014): The Multi-Stranded Career of Leo J. Hickey. Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History, 55.

Parnassia: The Newsletter of the Liverpool Botanical Society (1998): Rev. Henry Higgins, a local Victorian Naturalist (scroll to page 16 (bottom), PDF file). About Henry Hugh Higgins (1814-1893).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Max Hirmer (1893-1981). In German.

O. Kühn (1956), Mitteilungen der Geologischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 49 (PDF file). Scroll to page 357 (PDF page 2): Elise Hofmann (1889-1955). In German.
See also here (B. Bischof and T. Cernajsek, Biografia, biografische Datenbank und Lexikon österreichischer Frauen. In German).

A.C. Seward (1917), Obituary: Ruth Holden (1890-1917). First page only.
See also here (Harvard University Library), and there (The Sun Chronicle, Attleboro).

The New York Botanical Garden: Charles Arthur Hollick (1857-1933).
See also here (Wikipedia, in Dutch).

B. Meyer-Berthaud, J. Galtier (1990), in: IOP Newsletter 41 (PDF file). Scroll to page 6: "Obituaries": John Holmes (1949-1989).

Z. Kvacek (1984), in: IOP Newsletter 25 (PDF file), scroll to page 7: "Obituaries": Frantisek Holy (1935-1984).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Robert Hooke (1635-1703). He discovered 1665 by means of the microscope cells in cork and a short time later in living plant tissue. He was an early proponent of biological evolution (believed that fossils were of organic origin). See also here (University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817-1911). He was one of Charles Darwin´s closest friends and worked as a palaeobotanist with the Geological Survey.
See also here (Encyclopedia.com).

Datenbank Universitätsmuseen und -sammlungen in Deutschland: August Hosius (1825-1896). In German. He described 1880 the fossil plant Zamites iburgensis.
See also here (geoberg.de, in German).

D.J. Batten (1994): The American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists (AASP): AASP Primary Records Program, Norman Hughes (1918-1994). AASP Newsletter 27: 7-9.

D.J. Batten (1994), in: IOP Newsletter 53 (PDF file). Scroll to page 11: "Obituary": Norman F. Hughes (1918-1994).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: James Hutton (1726-1797). The father of modern geology. See also:
Douglas Allchin, (1997): James Hutton and Coal. PDF file, Cadernos IG/UNICAMP, 7: 167-183.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: William Hutton (1798-1860).

M.A. Akhmetiev, IOP Newsletter 96, Obituary, PDF page 4: Irina Alexeevna Iljinskaja 1922-2011. In PDF.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Wataru Ishijima (1906-1980). He was a researcher of fossil calcareous algae.

Wikisource: Georg Friedrich von Jäger (1785-1867). In German.

M. Reymanowna (1984), in: IOP Newsletter 23 (PDF file), scroll to page 6: "Obituary": Janina Jentys-Szaferowa (1895-1983).

Australian Dictionary of Biography Online: Robert Mackenzie Johnston (1843 - 1918).
See also here (Bright Sparcs Biographical entry).

W.C. Darrah et al., Historical perspective of early twentieth century Carboniferous paleobotany in North America (Google Books, p. 75): W.J. Jongmanns. See also:
R.H. Wagner and H.W.J. van Amerom (1995): Wilhelmus Josephus Jongmans (1878–1957): Paleobotanist, Carboniferous stratigrapher; and floral biogeographer. Abstract.

H. van Konijnenburg-van Cittert, H. Kerp (1995), in: IOP Newsletter 55 (PDF file). Scroll to page 10: "Obituaries": Fredrick Pieter Jonker (1912-1995).
See also here (PDF file, Scroll to PDF page 22, portrait drawing of F.P. Jonker),
an there (Search for: A short life history of Prof. Dr. F.P. Jonker, Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 26 (1978): 1-7).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Karl Alfons Jurasky (1903-1945). In German.

Department of Geology, Freiberg University: Prof. Dr. phil. habil. Karl Alfons Jurasky: 100 Jahre. PDF file, in German.

The Biographical Portal. A cooperative project (ADB, NDB, ÖBL, HLS); more than 100,000 scholarly biographies of persons (in German): Karl Alfons Jurasky. Click "S. 700".

C.H. Smith, Some Biogeographers, Evolutionists and Ecologists. Chrono-Biographical Sketches: Theodor Karl Just (1904-1960).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Alexander Friedrich Michael Lebrecht Nikolaus Arthur Graf von Keyserling (1815-1891). In German. He did important work on the geology and palaeobotany of the Urals.

C.A. Thomson and I.P. Wilkinson, British Geological Survey, Nottingham: Robert Kidston (1852-1924): a biography of a Scottish Palaeobotanist. PDF file, with photographs.

R. Crookall (1938): The Kidston Collection of Fossil Plants. With an Account of the Life and Work of Robert Kidston. PDF file, with portrait and publication list. Geological Survey of Great Britain. Provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Dept. of Geology & Petroleum Geology, King´s College, University of Aberdeen: The Biota of Early Terrestrial Ecosystems: The Rhynie Chert, History of Research at Rhynie. Photographs of Robert Kidston, William Mackie, David Thomas Gwynne-Vaughan.

T. Ohama (2002), IOP Newsletter 71 (PDF file). Scroll to page 8: "Obituaries": Tatsuaki Kimura (1925-2001).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Franz Kirchheimer (1911-1984). In German.

I. Draxler (1988): Wilhelm Klaus (1921-1987). PDF file, in German.
See also here. (Search for: O. Cichocki, J. Nebelsick, R. Zetter 1988: A farewell to Wilhelm Klaus. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 56: 1-4).

Z. Kvacek (2004), in: IOP Newsletter 77 (PDF file). Scroll to page 7: "Obituaries": Erwin Knobloch (1934-2004).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Georg Wolfgang Knorr (1705-1761). In German. His work has been posthumously published by J.E.I. Walch in his four-volume "Die Naturgeschichte der Versteinerungen" (The Natural History of Petrifactions).

Encyclopedia Britannica: Frank Hall Knowlton (1860-1926).
See also here (Wikispecies).

Kotora Hatai (1962): The science reports of the Tohoku University. Second series, Geology. Special volume: Enzo Kon´no (PDF file).

The American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists (AASP): Robert M. Kosanke (1917-1996).
See also here (The Illinois State Geological Survey).
These expired links are available through the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Tudósnaptár História: Gyula Kovács (1815-1873). In Hungarian. He is deemed to be the first Hungarian palaeobotanist.
See also here (Magyar Természettudományi Múzeum).

Katrina Krassilova et al., Botanica Pacifica (2015), in PDF: Valentin Abramovich Krassilov 1937-2015.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Fridolin Krasser (1863-1922). In German.

D. Dilcher, Florida Museum of Natural History, and F. Schaarschmidt, (1992): Richard Kräusel: His life and work. PDF file, Cour. Forsch.-Inst. Senckenberg, 147: 7-18.

D.L. Dilcher (1967): Richard Kräusel, 1890-1966. PDF file, Plant Science Bull. 13: 8.

The Biographical Portal. A cooperative project (ADB, NDB, ÖBL, HLS); more than 100,000 scholarly biographies of persons (in German): Richard Kräusel. Click "S. 642-443".
See also here (from Aluka, an initiative building an online digital library of scholarly resources).

O.K. Davis: Gerhard Otto Wilhelm Kremp (1913-1994).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Afrikan Nikolaevich Krishtofovich (1885-1953).

The Biographical Portal. A cooperative project (ADB, NDB, ÖBL, HLS); more than 100,000 scholarly biographies of persons (in German): Johann Gottlob von Kurr (1798-1870). Click "S. 416-417". Kurr published 1845 his "Beiträge zur fossilen Flora der Juraformation Württembergs."

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Federico Kurtz (1854-1921). In Spanish.
See also here (from Aluka, an initiative building an online digital library of scholarly resources).

F.H. Hibbert (1995), in: IOP Newsletter 55 (PDF file). Scroll to page 11: "Obituaries": W.S. Lacey (1912-1995).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: William Henry Lang (1874-1960).
See also here (E.J. Salisbury, 1961, first page), and there (Encyclopedia.com).

Palaeobotany Staff, Liege (1994), in: IOP Newsletter 52 (PDF file). Scroll to page 10: "Obituary": Suzanne Leclercq (1901-1994).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Leo Lesquereux (1806-1889). America´s first paleobotanist.
See also here (I. Ramsey, James Madison University, the Internet School Library Media Center Paleontologists Page ISLMC), and there (A. Schmidt, Earth Science Department, Emporia State University, Kansas).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Edward Lhuyd or Lhwyd (1660-1709). He was one of the early pioneers in palaeontology and palaeobotany. Eduardi Luidii 1699: "Lithophylacii Britannici Ichnographia" (including fossil plants).
See also here (Welsh Biography Online) and there (Cultures of Knowledge, Bodleian Library of the University of Oxford).

H. Rance: Introduction, The Present is the Key to the Past (PDF file). Scroll to page 12 (PDF page 2): (?Edmund) Edward Lhwyd (1660-1709).

E.C. Jeffrey (1916): Octave Lignier (1855-). Abstract, Botanical Gazette, 62: 507-508.
See also here (Nature, 97: 143-144).

T. von der Kall: Auf Otto Lincks Spuren (PDF file, in German). Otto Linck (1892-1985). He does pioneering work on the Triassic Flora of Germany.
Website outdated. The link is to a version archived by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: John Lindley (1799-1865). Lindley and Hutton published in 1831-1837 their three volumes on the Fossil Flora of Great Britain.
See also here (Australian National Botanic Gardens - Biography).

F.W. Oliver (1913): Makers of British botany; a collection of biographies by living botanists (PDf file, 33 MB). Scroll to page 164, John Lindley (1799-1865).

W.G. Chaloner and H.L. Pearson (2005): John Lindley: the reluctant palaeobotanist. Abstract, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 241: 29-39.

Linnean Society of London: Carl Linnaeus (1707-1778). The father of modern plant and animal classification.
See also here (NAHSTE project, University of Edinburgh), and there (Berkeley Natural History Museum).

B. Lundblad (1982), IOP Newsletter 18 (PDF file), "Obituaries", scroll to page 7: Tore Linnell (-1979).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Martin Lister (1638-1712).

A.C. Howell in: A.J. Bowden et al. (2005), History of palaeobotany: selected essays (Google books): James Lomax (1857-1934). He was an amateur palaeobotanist who became a professional thin section preparator of fossil plants. See also:
Bolton Museum: James Lomax (1857-1934).

B.A. Thomas and R.M. Bateman (1999), IOP Newsletter 66 (PDF file). Scroll to page 6: "Obituaries": Albert George Long (1915-1999).
See also here (PDF file, C.D. Waterston, The Royal Society of Edinburgh).

L. Grauvogel-Stamm (2007), in: IOP Newsletter 81 (PDF file). Scroll to page 9: "Obituaries": Bernard Lugardon (1930-2007).
See also here (C.H. Wellman et al. (2009), Abstract, Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 156: 2-6).

Botanicus (a portal to historic botanical literature from the Missouri Botanical Garden Library): Harry Dunlap Macginitie (1896-1987).
See also here (WorldCat Identities), and there (JSTOR).

V. Wilde (2004), IOP Newsletter 75 (PDF file). Scroll to page 6: "Obituaries": Karl Mädler (1902-2003).
See also here (Volker Wilde, The American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists),
and there (Scroll to page 31, M.E. Schudack, Paläontologie Aktuell 49, 2003; PDF file (44.7 MB!), in German). A version archived by Internet Archive Wayback Machine.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Karl Mägdefrau (1907-1999). In German.
See also: here (A. Bresinsky, in German), and there (J.-P. Frahm, PDF page 3 and 6).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Johann Christian Mahr (1787-1869). In German.

D. Chaney, P. Conklin, B. DiMichele, T. Phillips, T. Dutro, H. Pfefferkorn, F. Whitmore (2008), IOP Newsletter 85 (PDF file). Scroll to page 9: "Obituary": Sergius H. Mamay (1920-2008).
See also here (PDF file, Paleobotanical Section of Botanical Society of America. Scroll to page 9: "Obituary"). See also:

S. Archangelsky (2008), Ameghiniana, 45: 254: Sergius Mamay (1920-2008). In Spanish.

The Paleobotanical Section of Botanical Society of America: Go to Page 4, OBITUARY. Sergius H. Mamay (1920-2008).
See also here (P. Sullivan, Washington Post, Obituaries), and
there (PDF file, Online Bibliography of American Paleobotany 2007). Go to PDF page 1 (portrait) and PDF page 6 (bibliography of S. Mamay).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Gideon Algernon Mantell (1790-1852). A pioneer of palynology.

Wikispecies: Abramo Bartolommeo Massalongo (1824-1860).

L.F. Ward (1885), Sketch of paleobotany. (PDF file, 4.8 MB). Scroll to to PDF page 27: Abramo Massalongo (1824-1860).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Ernst W. Mayr (1904-2005).
See also:
T. Junker (2007): Ernst Mayr (1904-2005) and the New Philosophy of Biology. PDF file, Journal for General Philosophy of Science 38: 1-17.
T. Junker (1996): Factors Shaping Ernst Mayr´s Concepts in the History of Biology. Journal of the History of Biology, 29: 29-77.

A. Meyer, Die Zeit, Germany: Der Altmeister erklärt die Evolution (in German): Ernst Mayr. An obituary, in German. See also here (C. Schwägerl, FAZ).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Sir Frederick McCoy (1817-1899). One of the pioneers of Australian palaeobotany.
See also here (Bright Sparcs Biographical entry).

W.S. Lacey and H.P. Wilkinson (1985), in: IOP Newsletter 28 (PDF file). Scroll to page 9: "Obituaries": R. Melville (1903-1985).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Paul Julius Menzel (1864-1927).

A.V. Gomankov (1987), in: IOP Newsletter 33 (PDF file). Scroll to page 10: "Obituary": Sergei Viktorovich Meyen (1935-1987).
See also "Letters of Appreciation of the late S.V. Meyen". Go to: IOP Newsletter 38 (PDF file). Scroll to PDF page 12.

I.A. Ignatiev: Sergei Viktorovich Meyen (1935-1987). Biographical reference, no abstract.
See also here (Wikispecies).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Hugh Miller (1802-1856).
See also here (PDF file, by S.J. Knell & M.A. Taylor: Hugh Miller: fossils, landscape and literary geology),
or there (by L.I. Anderson, Abstract: Hugh Miller: introducing palaeobotany to a wider audience).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Friedrich Anton Wilhelm Miquel (1811-1871). Palaeobotanical studies (fossil cycads), collaboration with Göppert.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Hugo von Mohl (1805-1872). One of the pioneers of palynology.

WorldCat Identities: Léon Moret (1890-1973). He published the "Manuel de paléontologie végétale" (6 editions, published between 1943 and 1964, in French).
See also here (announcement: M. Roubault, Obituary of Leon Moret, in French).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Baron Sir Ferdinand Jacob Heinrich von Mueller (1825-1896). He was a pioneer in Australian botany and palaeobotanical research.

IOP Newsletter 22 (PDF file), scroll to page 6: "Obituaries": Jan Muller (1922-1983).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Wolfgang Müller-Stoll (1909-1994). In German.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Georg zu Münster (1776-1844).

M.E.C. Bernardes-de-Oliveira (2007): IOP Newsletter 83 (PDF file). Scroll to page 7: Diana Mussa (1932-2007). Palaeobotanical pioneering work in Brazil.

M. Barthel, Rundbrief des Arbeitskreises für Paläobotanik und Palynologie Juni 2009 (PDF file, in German). Scroll to page 4: "Ein paläobotanisches Doppeljubiläum". About G.F. Mylius: "Memorabilium Saxoni subterrane..." ..."Des Unterirdischen Sachsens seltsamer Wunder der Natur" (1709-1718). One of the earliest books showing fossil plants (from Manebach, Thuringia).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Alfred Gabriel Nathorst (1850-1921).
See also here (The Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm), and there (Encyclopedia.com).

BookRags: Sofiya Nickolaevna Naumova (1902-1974).

G.K. Srivastava (1999), IOP Newsletter 67 (PDF file). Scroll to page 12: "Obituary": Davendra Dutt Nautiyal (1934-1999).

BookRags: Maria Feodorovna Neuburg (1894-1962).
This expired link is available through the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: John Strong Newberry (1822-1892).
See also here (from Aluka, an initiative building an online digital library of scholarly resources), and there (Encyclopedia.com).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: William Nicol (1770-1851). For the first time (also by Henry Witham) thin sections of fossil plants.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Adolf Carl Noé (1873-1939). See also here (The Illinois State Geological Survey).

T.L. Phillips et al. (1973): Development of paleobotany in the Illinois Basin. PDF file. Scroll to page 9 (PDF page 13): Adolph C. Noé (1873-1939).

A.J. Bowden et al. (2005), History of palaeobotany: selected essays (Google books): Francis Wall Oliver (1864-1952).

E.J. Salisbury (1952): Francis Wall Oliver (1864-1951). First page, Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society, 8: 229-240.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Fritz Theodor Overbeck (1898-1983). In German.

P.C. Srivastava (2002), IOP Newsletter 71 (PDF file). Scroll to page 9: "Obituaries": Divya Darshan Pant (1919-2001).

P.C. Srivastava (2001): A link with the past: Divya Darshan Pant (1919-2001). PDF file, Current Science, 81.
See also here (Lalit Mohan Joshi, Obituary, The Guardian).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Charles William Peach (1800-1886). See also:
L.I. Anderson and M. Taylor (2008): The Geological Curator: Charles W. Peach, Palaeobotany and Scotland (in PDF).

S. Zeller, Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online: David Pearce Penhallow (1854-1910). See also here (McGill Herbarium, with portrait).

E.J. Romero (1985), in: IOP Newsletter 28 (PDF file). Scroll to page 9: "Obituaries": T.B. Petriella (1942-1984).

T.N. Taylor et al. (2009), Paleobotany: the biology and evolution of fossil plants (Google books, limited view): Scroll to page 621, portrait of Bruno Petriella.

Biology Centre, Linz-Dornach, The Upper Austrian State Museums: Julius Pia (1887-1943). PDF file, in German, with portrait. A pioneer in research of fossil Dasycladaceae.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Edna P. Plumstead. See also:
R.J. Rayner (1989), IOP Newsletter 39 (PDF file). Scroll to page 14: "Obituaries": Edna Pauline Plumstead (1903-1989).

Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg: Portrait of Edna Plumstead (1903-1989).
See also here (WorldCat Identities),
and there (from Aluka, an initiative building an online digital library of scholarly resources).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Ernst Jakob Lennart von Post (1884-1951). Von Post was one of the founders of palynology and also a pioneer in New Zealand palynology.
See also here (A.A. Manten 1967: Lennart von Post and the foundation of modern palynology. PDF file, Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 1: 11-22).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Henry Potonié (1857-1913). In German.

The Biographical Portal. A cooperative project (ADB, NDB, ÖBL, HLS); more than 100,000 scholarly biographies of persons (in German): Robert Potonié (1889-1974). Click "S. 613".
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The American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists (AASP): AASP Primary Records Program, Enconium for Robert Potonié. PALYNOS 12(2): 1-2, 1989.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Carl Borivoj Presl (1794-1852).

Aluka, an initiative building an online digital library of scholarly resources: Ana Maria Ragonese (1928-1999). Doing research in the palaeobotany division of the Argentine Museum of Natural Sciences "Bernardino Rivadavia" in Buenos Aires.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Arthur Raistrick (1896-1991). He undertook pioneering work on the pollen analysis of peat and used this knowledge to correlate Carboniferous coal seams.
See also here (J.E.A. Marshall, 2005; Abstract, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 241: 161-179).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: John Ray (1627-1705). Ray insisted that fossils had once been alive.

S.H. Mamay et al. (Google Books): Charles Brian Read (1907-1979).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Joseph Bancroft Reade (1801-1870). A pioneer in palynology (fossil dinoflagellate cysts). See also here (bibliography J.B. Reade).

Thomas N. Taylor (1995); In: P.C. Lyons et al., Google books, limited preview, Geol. Soc. America Mem., 185: Historical perspective of Early Twentieth Century Carboniferous Paleobotany in North America. Scroll to page 183: Fredda Doris Reed (1894-1988). See also here.

T.N. Taylor: Fredda Doris Reed (1894-1988): Educator and paleobotanist. (PDF file).

C.H. Smith: Some Biogeographers, Evolutionists and Ecologists. Chrono-Biographical Sketches, Clement Reid (1853-1916).

C.V. Burek (2009): The first female Fellows and the status of women in the Geological Society of London. In: C.L.E. Lewis and S.J. Knell, The Making of the Geological Society of London, page 400: Wynne Edwards (Mrs Eleanor Mary Reid) (1860-1953). Provided by Google books.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Bernard Renault (1836-1904). In French.

A. Deck-Partyka: Poland, a Unique Country and Its People (provided by Google books): Maria Reymanowna (1920-1997).

J. Ziaja (1997), in: IOP Newsletter 62 (PDF file). Scroll to page 10: "Obituary": Maria Reymanówna (1920-1997).

Forschungsstelle für Paläbotanik, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster: Winfried Remy (1924-1995).
Website outdated. The link is to a version archived by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.
See also here (Wikipedia, in German).

H. Kerp, H. Hass, T.N. Taylor (1996), in: IOP Newsletter 57 (PDF file). Scroll to page 4: "Obituaries": Winfried Remy (1924-1995).

Datenbank Universitätsmuseen und -sammlungen in Deutschland: Gerhard Roselt (1915-2000). In German.
See also here (Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg) and there (LinkFang.de). About his assets see Kalliope.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Emil Adolf Roßmäßler (1806-1867). In German. He published 1840 "Die Versteinerungen des Braunkohlensandsteins aus der Gegend von Altsattel in Böhmen".
See also here (Sächsische Biografie, in German).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Hugo Rühle von Lilienstern (1882-1946).

N. Prakash, International Organisation of Palaeobotany (IOP): Palaeobotany Pioneers, Birbal Sahni (1891-1949).
See also here (PDF file; M.O.P. Iyengar in Current Science).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Birbal Sahni (1891-1949).
See also here (The Palaeobotanical Society, Lucknow, India).

WorldCat Identities: Ethel Ida Sanborn (1883-)

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Gaston de Saporta (1823-1895). In German.

The Darwin Correspondence Online Database, (University of Cambridge). The project exists to publish the definitive edition of letters to and from Charles Darwin. Go to: Louis Charles Joseph Gaston Saporta (1823-1895).

R. Fensome (2002), CAP Newsletter 25: 6-8: William Antony Swithin Sarjeant (1935-2002).
See also here (The American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists, AASP).

V. Wilde, D.H. Mai, H. Walther, S. Rietschel, K. Schmidt (2006), Palaeontographica, Abteilung B, 273 (website hosted by Wanfang Data): Johannes Friedemann Schaarschmidt (1934-2005). In German.
Snapshot provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.
See also here (Wikipedia, in German).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: August Schenk (1815-1891). In German. See also here PDF file (17 MB), in German. Go to page 87 (PDF page 9).

The Biographical Portal. A cooperative project (ADB, NDB, ÖBL, HLS); more than 100,000 scholarly biographies of persons (in German): August Schenk (1815-1891).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Johann Jakob Scheuchzer (1672-1733).
See also here (this entry was originally from the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica).

Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Linda Hall Library: Johann Jakob Scheuchzer (1672-1733).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Wilhelm Philipp Schimper (1808-1880).
See also: here (Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, 1890, 31: 277-279; in German).

The Biographical Portal. A cooperative project (ADB, NDB, ÖBL, HLS); more than 100,000 scholarly biographies of persons (in German): Wilhelm Philipp Schimper (1808-1880). Click "S. 783; 277".

The Biographical Portal. A cooperative project (ADB, NDB, ÖBL, HLS); more than 100,000 scholarly biographies of persons (in German): Ernst Friedrich Freiherr von Schlotheim (1764-1832). Click "S. 550".

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Ernst Friedrich von Schlotheim (1764-1832). In German.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Johannes Theodor Schmalhausen (1849-1894). He was one of the founding fathers of Russian paleobotany.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Johann Lukas Schönlein (1793-1864). Schönlein´s daughters published 1865 posthumously: Schoenlein, J.L.: "Abbildungen von fossilen Pflanzen aus dem Keuper" (13 plates, text by August Schenk).
See also here. (a portrait, by portrait.kaar.at), and there (Clendening Library Portrait Collection).

K.-P. Kelber, (1994): J.L. Schönlein als Förderer der paläobotanischen Wissenschaft. (PDF file, 2.4 MB, in German).
See also here PDF file (17 MB), in German. Go to page 83 (PDF page 7).

Whonamedit.com, a biographical dictionary of medical eponyms: Johann Lukas Schönlein (1793-1864).
See also here (Portrait Collection Robert Wiedersheim), and
Rudolf Ludwig Karl Virchow (1865): Gedächtnissrede auf Joh. Lucas Schönlein: Gehalten am 23. Januar 1865, dem ersten Jahrestage ... (in German).

H.N. Andrews (1979), IOP Newsletter 8 (PDF file), "Obituaries", scroll to page 7: J.M. Schopf (1911-1978).

The Illinois State Geological Survey: James M. Schopf (1911-1978).
Snapshot provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

D.M. Raup (1984), Evolution 38, Eulogy: Thomas James Morton Schopf (1939-1984). First page only.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Julius Schuster (1886-1949). Only in Spanish, alas ...
See also here (Gerd Simon and Ulrich Schermaul, Tübingen. PDF file, in German).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Hans-Joachim Schweitzer (1928-2007).
The Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm: Schweitzer Collection, A short biography of Professor Hans-Joachim Schweitzer (1928-2007). See also:
here (S.M. Snigirevsky and N.S. Snigirevskaya).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Dunkinfield Henry Scott (1854-1934). See also here (Biography.com).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Rutger Sernander (1866-1944) In German. One of the founders of palynology.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Albert Charles Seward (1863-1941).

C.H. Smith et al., Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green: Some Biogeographers, Evolutionists and Ecologists: Chrono-Biographical Sketches, Albert Charles Seward (1863-1941).

The Geological Society of London: From the Archive. Scroll down to: Sir Albert Charles Seward (1863-1941).
See also here.

Aluka, an initiative building an online digital library of scholarly resources: Bohumil Shimek (1861-1937).

T. Majewski (2006): Alina Skirgiello (1911-2007). PDF file, Acta Mycol., 41: 5-6.
See also here (PDF file, M. Lawrynowicz and M. Wrzosek).

Hong Yang (1996), in: IOP Newsletter 57 (PDF file). Scroll to page 5: "Obituaries": Charles Jack Smiley (1924-1996).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: William Johnson Sollas (1849-1936). He isolated 1901 microspores (or miospores) from the Triassic.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Hermann zu Solms-Laubach (1842-1915) In German.
See also here (Review W. Herter: "L. Jost (1916), Ber. deutsch. Bot. Gesellschaft, 33: 95-112"; PDF file, in German).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Anton Sprengel (1803-1851). In Spanish. He published 1828 his paper "Commentatio de Psarolithis ...", a description of silicified fern stems of Palaeozoic age.

M. Teichmüller (1989): Erich Stach (1896-1987). Article citation, International Journal of Coal Geology, 14: 1-4.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: George Ledyard Stebbins (1906-2000).

P.H. Raven, pp. 3-5; In: F.J. Ayala, W.M. Fitch, and M.T. Clegg (eds.); Variation and Evolution in Plants and Microorganisms: Toward a New Synthesis 50 Years after Stebbins.- National Academy of Sciences, 2000. George Ledyard Stebbins. American botanist and geneticist known for his application of the modern synthetic theory of evolution to plants.

V.B. Smocovitis (1997): G. Ledyard Stebbins, Jr. and the evolutionary synthesis (1924-1950) PDF file, American Journal of Botany, 84: 1625-1637.

H.S. Torrens (2005): The Moravian minister Rev. Henry Steinhauer (1782-1818); his work on fossil plants, their first "scientific" description and the planned Mineral Botany. Abstract, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 241: 13-28.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Niels Stensen (Nicolaus Steno, 1638-1686). In German.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Kaspar Maria von Sternberg (1761-1838).
See also here (Dictionary of Scientific Biography).

The Biographical Portal. A cooperative project (ADB, NDB, ÖBL, HLS); more than 100,000 scholarly biographies of persons (in German): Kaspar Maria Graf von Sternberg 1761-1838). Click "S. 118".

Count Kaspar Maria Sternberg 1761-1838 (provided by the National Museum Prague and Czech Geological Survey): Versuch einer geognostisch-botanischen Darstellung der Flora der Vorwelt. Some pages and plates (online demo version). Don´t miss the Gallery.

C. Schweizer (2004): Johann Wolfgang von Goethe und Kaspar Maria von Sternberg: Naturforscher und Gleichgesinnte (Google books).

Österreich-Lexikon: Caspar Graf Sternberg (1761-1838). Lithography by J. Kriehuber, 1837 (Bildarchiv der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek, Wien).
Sternberg established the Bohemian National Museum in Prague. He is deemed to be one of the pioneers of modern palaeobotany.
See also: Antiquariaat Junk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: STERNBERG, K. M. VON. Versuch einer geognostisch-botanischen Darstellung der Flora der Vorwelt. Leipzig, Prag, Regensburg, Fleischer/ Brenck, (1820-) 1825-1838. Detail picture page.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Johann Traugott Sterzel (1841-1914). In German.

G. Rothwell (2006), Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 133 (provided by findarticles.com): DEDICATION: To "The Upward Outlook" of Wilson Nichols Stewart. See also here (with portrait).

K. Pigg (2004), IOP Newsletter 76 (PDF file). Scroll to page 7: "Obituaries": Wilson N. Stewart (-2004).

M. Fairon-Demart (1986), in: IOP Newsletter 31 (PDF file). Scroll to page 11: "Obituaries": Francois Stockmans (1904-1986).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Marie Carmichael Stopes (1880-1958).
See also here (Geological Survey of Canada),
and there (BBC).

H.J. Falcon-Lang (2008): Marie Stopes and the Jurassic floras of Brora, NE Scotland. PDF file, Scottish Journal of Geology, 44: 65-73.
H.J. Falcon-Lang (2008): Marie Stopes - Palaeobotanist and Coal Geologist. PDF file, Mercian Geologist 17.
See also here (Passionate about palaeobotany), and there. "Marie Stopes: a turbo-Darwinist ranter, but right about birth control" (by Zoe Williams, Guardian, September 02, 2011).

H.L. Pearson, THE LINNEAN, (2005) VOLUME 21: Marie Stopes and a century of seed ferns. PDF file, scroll to page 25 (PDF page 27).
See also here (The Family Education Network, Infoplease),
and there (NNDB).

Elizabeth Truswell and Robyn Williams, Ockham´s Razor, ABC Online: Antarctica, Glossopteris and the sexual revolution. About Robert Scott and Marie Stopes (Audio file).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Dionýs Rudolf Josef Stúr (1827-1893). In German.
See also here (Österreich-Lexikon, in German).

The Darwin Correspondence Online Database, (University of Cambridge). The project exists to publish the definitive edition of letters to and from Charles Darwin. Go to: Dénes Rudolf Jossef (Dionys) Stur (1827-1893).

A. Sahni, Current Science, 100 (in PDF): Krishna Rajaram Surange (1920-2010).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Wladyslaw Szafer (1886-1970). In German.

Q.-G. Sun in: A.J. Bowden et al. (2005), History of palaeobotany: selected essays (Google books) Hsing-Chien Sze (1901-1964). One of the founders of Chinese palaeobotany.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Armen Takhtajan (1910-2009).

Lawrence Journal World, Obituaries: Thomas N. Taylor.
See also here (the University of Kansas news service).

DGMK Deutsche Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Erdöl, Erdgas und Kohle e.V. (in German): Marlies Teichmüller (1914-2000). PDF file.

P.C. Lyons and A.T. Cross (2005): Marlies Teichmüller (1914-2000), pioneering genetic coal petrologist: some paleobotanical, palynological, and botanical influences on her research. Abstract, International Journal of Coal Geology, 62: 71-84.
See also here (B.A.R. Mohr and A. Vogt (2006), Abstract, Earth Sciences History, 25: 117-139).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Julian Edmund Tenison Woods (1832-1889). One of the pioneers of Australian palaeobotany.
See also here (Bright Sparcs Biographical entry).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Hugh Hamshaw Thomas (1885-1962). In German.
See also here (T.M. Harris, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society; PDF file).

U. Horst, Paläont. Z., 35: 235-241, first page only: Paul William Thomson (1891-1957). PDF file (free preview), in German.

W.B.K. Holmes (2001): Equisetalean Plant Remains from the Early to Middle Triassic of New South Wales, Australia (PDF file). Scroll to page 14 (PDF page 6): "Etymology" John A. Townrow.
See also here (WorldCat Identities).

The American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists (AASP): Hans Tralau. (-1977).

The American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists (AASP): Robert Tschudy (1908-1986).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Franz Unger (1800-1870).
See also here (Österreich Lexikon, in German. Lithography by A. Dauthage).
About the botanical garden of the Joanneum in Graz, Unger´s "garden of knowledge": Universalmuseum mit Wissensgarten (by Michaela Schlögl, Wiener Zeitung, July 27, 2011, in German).

The Biographical Portal. A cooperative project (ADB, NDB, ÖBL, HLS); more than 100,000 scholarly biographies of persons (in German): Franz von Unger (1800-1870). Click "S. 286".

The Darwin Correspondence Online Database, (University of Cambridge). The project exists to publish the definitive edition of letters to and from Charles Darwin. Go to: Franz Unger (1800-1870).
See also Antiquariaat Junk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: UNGER, F. Chloris protogaea. Beiträge zur Flora der Vorwelt. Leipzig, in Commission bei W. Engelmann, (1841)-1847. Detail picture page.

Institute of Plant Physiology, University of Vienna: Franz Unger (1800-1870). Vienna´s "first true plant physiologist", was a true all-rounder with a profound knowledge in anatomy, physiology, ecology, pathology and, last but not least, in palaeobotany. See also:
Martin Gross (1999): Die phytopaläontologische Sammlung Franz UNGER am Landesmuseum Joanneum. PDF file (in German), Joannea Geol. Paläont., 1: 5-26.

S.V. Meyen (1987), in: IOP Newsletter 32 (PDF file). Scroll to page 16: "Obituary": Vsevolod Andreevich Vakhrameev (1912-1986).

Vsevolod Andreevich Vakhrameev (1912-1986). See here.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Jacob Gijsbertus Samuël van Breda (1788-1867). Van Breda published studies on fossil plants found in the coal mines (see here).

Nature (1949), 163: 902-902: Josef Velenovský (1858-1949).
See also here (Cybertruffle),
and here (from Aluka, an initiative building an online digital library of scholarly resources).

E. Zastawniak (1987), in: IOP Newsletter 82 (PDF file). Scroll to page 6: "Obituary": Felix Yulianovich Velichkevich (1942-2006).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Dieter Vogellehner (1937-2002). In German.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Johann Ernst Immanuel Walch (1725-1778). Author of "Die Naturgeschichte der Versteinerungen" 1768-1773 (The Natural History of Petrifactions), which is based on the work of Georg Wolfgang Knorr.

Australian Dictionary of Biography Online: Arthur Bache Walkom (1889-1976). He did pioneering palaeobotanical research in Australia (particularly in Queensland and New South Wales).
See also here (Wikipedia), and there (Bright Sparcs Biographical entry).

L. Kunzmann, Senckenberg Naturhistorische Sammlungen Dresden: Harald Walther 1929-2013.
See also here. (S. Malcher, Institut für Botanik, Technische Universität Dresden).
in Wikipedia (in German).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Lester Frank Ward (1841-1913).
See also here (Encyclopedia.com) and there (FindArticles).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Carl Albert Weber (1856-1931). In German. One of the German pioneers in Quaternary palynology.

T. Bolling, Odegaard Undergraduate Library, University of Washington: Wesley Conrad Wehr (1929-2004).
See also here (Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Johannes Weigelt (1890-1948). In German.
See also here (Catalogus-Professorum-Halensis.de, in German).

Wikisource: Christian Ernst Weiss (1833-1890). In German.

H.H. Thomas (1953), Obit. Not. Fell. R. Soc., 8: 601-608: Frederick Ernest Weiss (1865-1953). PDF file. See also here. First page only.

H.L. Pearson (2002), The Linnean, 18 (PDF file). Scroll to page 48, Obituary, Alan Wesley (1926-2000).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Hermann Weyland (1888-1974). In German.

W.C. Darrah et al., Historical perspective of early twentieth century Carboniferous paleobotany in North America (Google Books, p. 135): David White (1862-1935).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Charles David White (1862-1935).

Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, New Haven: "Who Was Who" at the Peabody Museum, George Reber Wieland (1865-1953).
See also here (Wikipedia, in French).

George Reber Wieland, (photograph). Go to: Vincent L. Santucci, National Park Service, Kemmerer, WY, and Marikka Hughes, Peabody Museum of Natural History, Paleobotany Division, New Haven: Fossil Cycad National Monument: A Case of Paleontological Resource Mismanagement. This expired link is available through the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.
See also here (Wikipedia, Fossil Cycad National Monument).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: William Crawford Williamson (1851-1892). English naturalist, a founder of modern palaeobotany.

BookRags: William Crawford Williamson (1816-1895).
The link is to a version archived by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

William Crawford Williamson (Google books, limited preview): Reminiscences of a Yorkshire Naturalist. Autobiography, edited by his wife.

F.W. Oliver (1913): Makers of British botany; a collection of biographies by living botanists (PDf file, 33 MB). Scroll to page 247, William Crawford Williamson.

A.T. Cross (1998), CAP Newsletter 21: 14-17: Leonard Richard Wilson (1906-1998).
See also here (AASP Primary Records Program).

Paleobotanical Section of Botanical Society of America, Membership Mailing 2008 (PDF file). Scroll to page 3, "Obituary": Marcia Ring Winslow (1931-2007).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Henry Witham 1779-1844 (H. Witham of Lartington). For the first time (also by W. Nicol) thin sections of fossil plants. Discovered 1833 palaeozoic spores in petrological thin sections of coals from Lancashire (Sarjeant 2002). Henry Witham of Lartington published 1833 his book: "The Internal Structure of Fossil Vegetables".

F.W. Oliver (1913): Makers of British botany; a collection of biographies by living botanists (PDf file, 33 MB). Scroll to page 245, Henry Witham of Lartington. Portrait on page 244.

Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien, Stockholm: The Crafoord Prize 2003. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Crafoord Prize in Biosciences 2003 of USD 500 000 to Carl R. Woese, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, USA "for his discovery of a third domain of life".

B. Spicer and E. Leopold (2006): Memorial to Jack Albert Wolfe (1936-2005). PDF file, Geological Society of America Memorials, 35: 59-61. See also
here (Wikipedia), and there. (PLANT SCIENCE BULLETIN, 2006 VOLUME 52).

International Organization of Palaeobotany, Newsletter 43 (1990): PDF file. Scroll to "Obituaries", scroll to page 6: Frederick Maurice Wonnacott (1902-1990).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: John Woodward (1665-1728).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Jens Jacob Asmussen Worsaae (1821-1885). He was a pioneer in the development of paleobotany through his excavation work in the peat bogs of Jutland.
See also here (Absolute Astronomy).

BookRags: Elena Dmitrievna Zaklinskaia (1910-1989).
Now recovered from the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Annales des Mines: René Charles Zeiller (1847-1915). In French.
See also here (Botanical Gazette).

H.L. Pearson (2005): Baron Achille de Zigno: an Italian palaeobotanist of the 19th century. Abstract, Geological Society, London, Special Publications; v. 241; p. 85-94.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Walter Zimmermann (1892-1980). In German.
Worth checking out: Regine Claßen-Bockhoff (2001), Plant Morphology: The Historic Concepts of Wilhelm Troll, Walter Zimmermann and Agnes Arber. Free PDF file, Annals of Botany, 88: 1153-1172.

The American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists (AASP): Teresa Zwolinska (1910-1989).
Snapshot provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.














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