John and William Bartram

John and William Bartram

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

ISBN: 9781561647859

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 110

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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.
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John and William Bartram

John and William Bartram

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 ...

Author: Ernest Earnest

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN: 9781512815696

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 192

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Categories: Biography & Autobiography

The Natures of John and William Bartram

The Natures of John and William Bartram

. . . Books about the business of fatherhood and the trials of sonhood are very rare, and this is a fine one.

Author: Thomas P. Slaughter

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: UVA:X004208081

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

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Explores the lives of the early American naturalists John Bartram and his son William
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Popular Science

Popular Science

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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Popular Science gives our readers the information and tools to improve their technology and their world. The core belief that Popular Science and our readers share: The future is going to be better, and science and technology are the driving forces that will help make it better.
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A Celebration of John and William Bartram

A Celebration of John and William Bartram

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

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781420897869

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 48

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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.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

This Remote Part of the World

This Remote Part of the World

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

ISBN: 1570035407

Category: History

Page: 344

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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.
Categories: History