Knox, Elizabeth (1899–1963)

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Knox, Elizabeth (1899–1963)

Scottish paleobotanist and palynologist. Name variations: Elizabeth May Henderson; Elizabeth May Knox. Born Elizabeth May Henderson, Mar 26, 1899, in Edinburgh, Scotland; died Dec 14, 1963; dau. of Andrew Henderson (prominent Edinburgh biscuit manufacturer); University of Edinburgh, BS, 1922, MA, 1923, and DSc, 1949; married a geologist named Knox.

Published (1938–59) a series of papers on coal deposit spores in Transactions of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh,Transactions of the Institute of Mining Engineers, and Transactions of the Edinburgh Geological Society; studied husband's coal samples in search of fragments fractured by faulting; served as president of Botanical Society of Edinburgh (1949–50).

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