- Natural history
Dallas Lore Sharp (1870–1929) was an American author and university professor, born at Haleyville, Cumberland County, New Jersey He graduated at Brown University in 1895, served as a Methodist Episcopal minister for four years, and graduated at the Boston University School of Theology in 1899. He married Grace Hastings and the couple had four sons, including Waitstill Sharp. He was assistant librarian (1899–1902), assistant professor of English (1902–09), and thereafter professor at Boston University. As a writer he became known through his charming magazine articles on native birds and small mammals and for his books.