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Abbott, Evelyn (1843–1901), classical scholar

J. L. Strachan-Davidson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Classical Studies. 651 words.

Abbott, Evelyn (1843–1901), classical scholar, was born at Epperstone, Nottinghamshire, on 10 March 1843, the third of the five sons of Evelyn Abbott, a farmer and landowner, and his wife,...

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Abbott, Jacob

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education. 946 words.

Abbott, Jacob (14 November 1803–31 October 1879), educator and author, was born in Hallowell, Maine, the son of Jacob Abbot II, a merchant, and Betsey Chandler. He attended school in...

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The ABCs of New Zealand Sign Language: Aerial Spelling

Wayne Forman.

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs. 0 words.

Aerial spelling is the term given here for the way many deaf people in New Zealand, especially the elderly, manually represent letters of the alphabet. It is simply a system using the index...

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Abdin, Dr Hasan

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Education. 123 words.

Born 1 Jan. 1939; m 1966, Manahil A. Abu Kashwa; two s three d

Ambassador of Sudan to the Court of St James’s, 2000–06

Univ. of Khartoum (BA 1965);...

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Abel, Prof. Edward William

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education. 253 words.

CBE 1997; PhD, DSc; FRSC

Born 3 Dec. 1931; s of Sydney and Donna Abel; m 1960, Margaret R. Edwards; one s one d

Professor of Inorganic Chemistry,...

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Abel-Henderson, Annie Heloise

Marilyn Elizabeth Perry.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History. 949 words.

Abel-Henderson, Annie Heloise (18 February 1873–14 March 1947), historian and author, was born in Fernhurst, Sussex, England, the daughter of George Abel and Amelia Anne Hogben. Her parents...

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Abell, Adam (1475x80?–1537?), Franciscan friar and chronicler

Stephanie M. Thorson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Education; History. 1078 words.

Abell, Adam (1475x80?–1537?), Franciscan friar and chronicler, was born in Salt Preston, Haddingtonshire, but the names and occupations of his parents are not recorded and details of his...

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Abell, George Ogden

Norriss S. Hetherington.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 905 words.

Abell, George Ogden (01 March 1927–07 October 1983), astronomer and educator, was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of Theodore Curtis Abell, a Unitarian minister, and Annamarie...

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Abell, Prof. Christopher

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education. 176 words.

PhD; FRS 2016; FMedSci

Born Fulford, 11 Nov. 1957; s of Norman and Barbara Abell; m 1981, Dr Katherine Tang; one s

Professor of Biological...

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Abendana, Isaac (d. 1699), Hebraist and book collector

David S. Katz.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 526 words.

Abendana, Isaac (d. 1699), Hebraist and book collector, was born in Spain and was taken at an early age to Hamburg, Germany. By 1660 he had completed rabbinical studies and by his own...

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