his faith in William would not be wasted. Collinson knew that William's name would be remembered “to posterity. ... And although he had never met them in person, he had done a great deal for both John and William Bartram and their ...
Author: Sandra Wallus Sammons
Publisher: Pineapple PressInc
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
A biography of father and son, John and William Bartram, naturalists and travelers who identified many plants and animals on their explorations through dangerous and uncharted sections of the wilderness.
Through Collinson , Fothergill had become interested in William Bartram's drawings in 1768. While the latter was making a series of drawings of American turtles , Fothergill wrote to John generously offering to take the whole series ...
SKETCH OF JOHN AND WILLIAM BARTRAM. DURING the century which preceded the American Revolution the science of the colonies, like their commerce, was tributary to that of the Old World. Fabulous reports in regard to the natural resources ...
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Author: Thomas Peter BennettPublish On: 1999-01-19
The Bartrams'' history and their accomplishments continue to be globally celebrated. A Celebration of the Bartrams is a poetic interpretation of the travels of John and William Bartram.
Author: Thomas Peter Bennett
Category: Biography & Autobiography
The Bartram 300, in 1999, will celebrate the birth of America''s first great naturalist and conservationist, John Bartram. His scientific travels in Pennsylvania, New York and throughout Florida, with his son William, are now scientific and mythic legend. William''s return to Florida in 1771, and later publication of Travels, concluded the Bartram saga. The Bartrams awakened the scientific and literary world to America''s environmental beauty and natural uniqueness. The Bartrams'' history and their accomplishments continue to be globally celebrated. A Celebration of the Bartrams is a poetic interpretation of the travels of John and William Bartram. It includes the physical and spiritual retracing, by the author of the Bartram''s environmental travelsin Florida and Philadelphia. Originally published as a 200th celebration of Travels, its poems have had many readings. ''John Bartram''s House'''' was read at the 1993 Centennial celebration and Bartram family reunion at historic Bartram''s garden in Philadelphia and published in the proceedings. ''''Flight of Savanna Cranes'''' received honorable mention, The John David Johnson Memorial Poetry Awards of Poet ''''93. ''''Gopher'''' appeared in The Annual Anthology of the South Florida Poetry Institute, 1992-1993.
William Bartram to John Bartram , May 20 , 1761 , in John Bartram , Correspondence , 515–16 . 6. D. W. Stahle , M. K. Cleaveland , and J. G. Hehr , “ North Carolina Climate Changes Reconstructed from Tree Rings : A.D. 372 to 1985 ...
Author: Bradford J. Wood
Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press
Between 1700 and 1775 no colony in British America experienced more impressive growth than North Carolina, and no region within the colony developed as rapidly as the Lower Cape Fear. In his study of this eighteenth-century settlement, Bradford J. Wood challenges many commonly held beliefs, presenting the Lower Cape Fear as a prime example for understanding North Carolina - and the entirety of colonial America - as a patchwork of regional cultures.