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Huntington, Henry Edwards

William B. Friedricks.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Financial Aspects of Art; Business and Management; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1395 words.

Huntington, Henry Edwards (27 February 1850–23 May 1927), urban developer, railroad executive, and book and art collector, was born in Oneonta, New York, the son of Solon Huntington, a...

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Nicholson [née Weeks], (Lorna) Rosemary (1919–2004), garden historian and museum founder

Francesca Greenoak.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 1181 words.

Nicholson [née Weeks], (Lorna) Rosemary (1919–2004), garden historian and museum founder, was born on 3 July 1919 at 17 Alexander Road, Southport, Lancashire, the youngest of the five...

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St Joseph, (John) Kenneth Sinclair (1912–1994), geologist, archaeologist, and aerial photographer

Robert Bewley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Photography and Photographs; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1352 words.

St Joseph, (John) Kenneth Sinclair (1912–1994), geologist, archaeologist, and aerial photographer, was born on 13 November 1912 at Rose Cottage, Cookley, Worcestershire, the only surviving...

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Watkins, Alfred (1855–1935), archaeologist and inventor of photographic equipment

R. G. Fellowes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Engineering and Technology; Art. 1105 words.

Watkins, Alfred (1855–1935), archaeologist and inventor of photographic equipment, was born on 27 January 1855 at the Imperial Hotel, Widemarsh Street, Hereford, the third of the ten...

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Willard, Solomon

Sylvia Leistyna Lahvis.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Education. 1230 words.

Willard, Solomon (26 June 1783–27 February 1861), sculptor, architect, inventor, and educator, was born in Petersham, Massachusetts, the son of William Willard, a carpenter and joiner, and...

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Willis, Robert (1800–1875), engineer and architectural historian

Ben Marsden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Engineering (General); Education; Architecture. 4064 words.

Willis, Robert (1800–1875), engineer and architectural historian, was born on 27 February 1800 in London; his father, Robert Darling Willis (1760–1821), physician, was the fifth and...

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