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Ellis, Thomas Evelyn Scott-, eighth Baron Howard de Walden

Michael Maclagan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Literature. 1333 words.

Ellis, Thomas Evelyn Scott-, eighth Baron Howard de Walden (1880–1946), writer, sportsman, and patron of the arts, was born in London on 9 May 1880, the only son of Frederick George Ellis,...

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Elmhirst [née Whitney], Dorothy Payne

Lottie Hoare.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Financial Aspects of Art; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Literature. 1928 words.

Elmhirst [née Whitney], Dorothy Payne (1887–1968), patron of education and the arts, was born at 1731 I Street, in Washington, DC, United States of America, on 23 January 1887, the fifth...

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Fyzee, Atiya [married name Atiya Fyzee-Rahamin; known as Atiya Begum, and Shahinda]

Siobhan Lambert-Hurley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Literature. 2178 words.

Fyzee, Atiya [married name Atiya Fyzee-Rahamin; known as Atiya Begum, and Shahinda] (1877–1967), author, social reformer, and patron of the arts, was born in Constantinople on 1 August 1877...

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Van Braam Houckgeest, Andreas Everardus

A. Owen Aldridge.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Financial Aspects of Art; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1296 words.

Van Braam Houckgeest, Andreas Everardus (01 November 1739–08 July 1801), diplomat, art collector, and author of the first book about China by an American, was born in the province of...

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Vincent, Frank

Richard Iadonisi.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Financial Aspects of Art. 997 words.

Vincent, Frank (02 April 1848–19 June 1916), world traveler, author, and collector, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Frank Vincent, a wealthy dry goods merchant, and Harriet...

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