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Angle, Paul McClelland

Michael Perman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1022 words.

Angle, Paul McClelland (25 December 1900–11 May 1975), historian and museum director, was born in Mansfield, Ohio, the son of John Elmer Angle, a grocer, and Nellie Laverne McClelland....

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Balch, Herbert Ernest

Bridget Salmon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1576 words.

Balch, Herbert Ernest (1869–1958), cave explorer and museum curator, was born in St Thomas Street, Wells, Somerset, on 4 November 1869, the second of six children of William Balch,...

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Blair, Claude

Stuart W. Pyhrr.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1409 words.

Blair, Claude (1922–2010), museum curator and scholar of arms and armour, was born on 30 November 1922 at Westonby, Edge Lane, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester, the only child of William...

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Hackenbroch, Yvonne Alix

Anthony Philips.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 855 words.

Hackenbroch, Yvonne Alix (1912–2012), museum curator and historian of jewellery, was born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, on 27 April 1912, the second of three daughters of Zacharias Max...

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Harrisson, Tom Harnett

Judith M. Heimann.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education; Ornithology; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 2661 words.

Harrisson, Tom Harnett (1911–1976), ornithologist, museum curator, and co-founder of the Mass-Observation social survey project, was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 26 September 1911,...

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Ostroff, Eugene

Alan M. Fern.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1473 words.

Ostroff, Eugene (06 July 1928–26 August 1999), historian of photography, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of John Ostroff and Beatrice Weiss Ostroff. After attending the University...

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Otis, George Alexander

Mary C. Gillett.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Surgery. 1218 words.

Otis, George Alexander (12 November 1830–23 February 1881), U.S. Army medical officer, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of George Alexander Otis, a lawyer, and Anna Maria Hickman....

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Vaillant, George Clapp

Sharon Sue Kleinman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1091 words.

Vaillant, George Clapp (05 April 1901–13 May 1945), archaeologist, museum administrator, and cultural attaché, archaeologist, museum administrator, and cultural attaché, was born in...

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