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Beach, Harlan Page

Gerald H. Anderson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Religion and Education. 1081 words.

Beach, Harlan Page (04 April 1854–04 March 1933), missionary, missions librarian, and professor of missions, was born in South Orange, New Jersey, the son of Joseph Wickliff Beach and Mary...

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Besterman, Theodore Deodatus Nathaniel

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 661 words.

Besterman, Theodore Deodatus Nathaniel (1904–1976), psychical researcher and bibliographer, was born on 22 November 1904 in Łódź, Poland, and named Nataniel. He was the second son (there...

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Betson, Thomas

W. N. M. Beckett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Religious Studies. 778 words.

Betson, Thomas (d. 1516), librarian, religious author, and compiler, is first recorded at Cambridge University, where he had studied civil law for two and a half years, canon law for two...

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Bracebridge [Brasbrigg], John

Marios Costambeys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 232 words.

Bracebridge [Brasbrigg], John (fl. c. 1420), priest and book collector, was a priest at the Bridgettine abbey of Syon, at Isleworth in Middlesex. He may be identifiable with...

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Charite, William

Jonathan Hughes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 508 words.

Charite, William (1422–c. 1502), compiler of monastic records and prior of Leicester, embraced the religious life at the age of eighteen, in 1440 entering the large Augustinian abbey of St...

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Dampier, Thomas

E. S. Shuckburgh.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 562 words.

Dampier, Thomas (bap. 1749, d. 1812), bishop of Ely and book collector, was born at Eton and baptized there on 14 February 1749, the eldest son of Thomas Dampier (d. 1777), lower master at...

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Deinard, Ephraim

Jacob Kabakoff.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Judaism and Jewish Studies. 991 words.

Deinard, Ephraim (11 May 1846–24 June 1930), Hebrew author, bibliographer, and bookdealer, was born in Shossmaken, Courland, Russia, the son of Jekuthiel Gerson Deinard and Leah Cohen. In...

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Ellys, Sir Richard, third baronet

Michael Honeybone and Yvonne Lewis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Biblical Studies. 1236 words.

Ellys, Sir Richard, third baronet (1682–1742), book collector and biblical scholar, was born on 23 December 1682, the second, but eldest surviving, son of Sir William Ellys, second baronet (null...

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Fancourt, Samuel

Monte Little.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 772 words.

Fancourt, Samuel (1678–1768), librarian and Presbyterian minister, was born at Oakham, Rutland, one of the four boys and two girls of Richard Fancourt, a prosperous merchant, and Anne...

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Gregory [Gregory of Huntingdon]

Marios Costambeys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 368 words.

Gregory [Gregory of Huntingdon] (fl. c. 1300), prior of Ramsey and book collector, held the priorate of the Benedictine abbey at Ramsey some time before the mid-fourteenth, and...

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