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Fairbrother, Nancy Mary [Nan] (1912–1971), author and environmentalist

Jane Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Literature. 1299 words.

Fairbrother, Nancy Mary [Nan] (1912–1971), author and environmentalist, was born on 23 December 1912 at 4 Caldecote Road, Coventry, the daughter of Arthur Fairbrother, a stoker at an...

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McCrackin, Josephine

JoAnn E. Castagna.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 993 words.

McCrackin, Josephine (25 November 1838–21 December 1920), writer and conservationist, was born in Westphalia, Prussia, the daughter of Georg Woempner (or Wompner), a former member of the...

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Orange, James (bap. 1800, d. 1878), author and philanthropist

Jeremy Burchardt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Literature. 1175 words.

Orange, James (bap. 1800, d. 1878), author and philanthropist, was baptized on 13 April 1800 in the church of St Mary and All Saints, Chesterfield, the son of William Orange, joiner, and...

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Post, Sir Laurens Jan van der (1906–1996), writer and conservationist

Christopher Booker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Literature. 2800 words.

Post, Sir Laurens Jan van der (1906–1996), writer and conservationist, was born on 13 December 1906 at Philipolis in the Orange River Colony, the fifth son and thirteenth of fifteen...

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