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Dugdale [née Balfour], Blanche Elizabeth Campbell

Clayre Percy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics; Literature. 1418 words.

Dugdale [née Balfour], Blanche Elizabeth Campbell (1880–1948), author and Zionist, was born on 23 May 1880 at 32 Addison Road, Holland Park, London. Generally known as Baffy, she was the...

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Gordin, Jacob

Nahma Sandrow.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Judaism and Jewish Studies; Education. 1462 words.

Gordin, Jacob (01 May 1853–11 June 1909), playwright and teacher, was born in Mirgorod, Ukraine, the son of Yekhiel Mikhel Ha-Levi Gordin, a prosperous merchant, and Ida (maiden name...

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Harby, Isaac

Gary P. Zola.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1311 words.

Harby, Isaac (09 November 1788–14 December 1828), litterateur and Jewish reformer, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of Solomon Harby, an auctioneer, and Rebecca Moses. Harby...

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Noah, Mordecai Manuel

Jonathan D. Sarna.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); US Politics; Judaism and Jewish Studies. 1024 words.

Noah, Mordecai Manuel (19 July 1785–22 March 1851), politician, playwright, and Jewish communal leader, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Manuel Mordecai Noah, a failed...

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