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Adam [née King], Ruth Augusta (1907–1977), writer and feminist

Sybil Oldfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literature. 839 words.

Adam [née King], Ruth Augusta (1907–1977), writer and feminist, was born on 14 December 1907 at the vicarage in Arnold, a mining parish in Nottinghamshire, the second of the four children...

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Banning, Margaret Culkin

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Education. 879 words.

Banning, Margaret Culkin (18 March 1891–04 January 1982), writer, was born in Buffalo, Minnesota, the daughter of William Edgar Culkin, a Duluth newspaper executive, and Hannah Alice Young....

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Blake, Lillie Devereux

Ronald Yanosky.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1123 words.

Blake, Lillie Devereux (12 August 1835–30 December 1913), author and feminist, was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, the daughter of George Pollok Devereux, a planter, and Sarah Elizabeth...

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Cobbe, Frances Power (1822–1904), writer and campaigner for women's rights

Barbara Caine.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literature. 2247 words.

Cobbe, Frances Power (1822–1904), writer and campaigner for women's rights, was born in Dublin on 4 December 1822. She was the fifth child and only daughter of Charles Cobbe (1781–1857), a...

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Collet, Sophia Dobson (1822–1894), writer and campaigner for women's rights

Kathryn Gleadle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literature. 1090 words.

Collet, Sophia Dobson (1822–1894), writer and campaigner for women's rights, was born Sophia Dobson on 1 February 1822 at Judd Place East in the parish of St Pancras, London, the fifth of...

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Cornwallis, Caroline Frances (1786–1858), author and feminist

Kathryn Gleadle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literature. 1172 words.

Cornwallis, Caroline Frances (1786–1858), author and feminist, was born on 12 July 1786 at Wittersham, Kent, the second of two daughters of Revd William Cornwallis (1751–1827), rector of...

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Elliott, Sarah Barnwell

Allison R. Ensor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 782 words.

Elliott, Sarah Barnwell (29 November 1848–30 August 1928), writer and women's rights advocate, writer and women’s rights advocate, was born in Savannah, Georgia, the daughter of the Right...

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Field, Sara Bard

Beth Shalom Hessel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Politics; Gender and Politics. 1243 words.

Field, Sara Bard (01 September 1882–15 June 1974), suffragist, social reformer, and poet, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of George Bard Field, a purchasing agent for a wholesale...

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Figes [née Unger], Eva (1932–2012), feminist and writer

Eva Tucker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literature. 1031 words.

Figes [née Unger], Eva (1932–2012), feminist and writer, was born on 15 April 1932 in Berlin, the elder child of Emil Edward Unger (1904–1973), company director, and his wife, Irma Alice, n...

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Gilman, Charlotte Perkins

Ann J. Lane.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1500 words.

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins (03 July 1860–17 August 1935), feminist critic and author, was born Charlotte Anna Perkins in Hartford, Connecticut, the daughter of Frederic Beecher Perkins, a...

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