Atchley, Mrs. Jennie: Nineteenth-century Texas beekeeper who edited The Southland Queen.
Bacon, Francis: This English philosopher wrote during the 1620s, comparing the unemployed masses to “swarms.”
Bromenshank, Jerry: Twentieth-century researcher who does research with pollen detection of chemical weapons and electronic hive tracking devices.
Bruckish, Wilhelm: Nineteenth-century disciple of Johann Dzierzon, immigrates to New Braunfels, Texas, in the 1830s and begins beekeeping in the Texas cattle cradle.
Butler, Charles: Queen Elizabeth I’s beekeeper and author of The Feminine Monarchie (1609) argued that there were three types of bees—the queen, her female workers, and the male drones. His book broke the traditional alliance with ancient Greek and Roman writers and focused on an English audience.
Cabet, Etienne: Nineteenth-century writer who wanted to create a utopia based on his novel, A Voyage to Icaria.
Cobey, Sue: Contemporary researcher who focuses on genetic breeding of New World Carniolans, a line of bees that shows mite resistance, winters well, and builds honey stores.
Cooper, James Fenimore: Eighteenth-century writer who popularized the bee hunter archetype.
Crèvecoeur, Jean Michael: Eighteenth-century French writer who compared the Nantucket society to a hive of bees. A bee hunter, he idealized the American society, often using bees as his social metaphor.
Dadant, Charles: Nineteenth-century French socialist immigrant to Illinois in 1865 who opened a bee supply company and edited the American Bee Journal, both of which are still active.
Dzierzon, Johann (last name pronounced tziertzon): Nineteenth-century Ger-