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Bell [née Olliffe], Florence Eveleen Eleanore, Lady Bell

Angela V. John.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education; Literature. 1353 words.

Bell [née Olliffe], Florence Eveleen Eleanore, Lady Bell (1851–1930), author, social investigator, and playwright, was born on 9 September 1851 at 2 rue St Florentin, Paris, the youngest of...

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Lumpkin, Katharine Du Pre

Jacquelyn D. Hall.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Biographical Studies. 1894 words.

Lumpkin, Katharine Du Pre (22 December 1897–05 May 1988), reformer and author, was born in Macon, Georgia, the daughter of William Wallace Lumpkin, a railroad employee, and Annette Caroline...

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Madge, Charles Henry

A. H. Halsey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education. 1275 words.

Madge, Charles Henry (1912–1996), poet and sociologist, was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 10 October 1912, the son of Charles Albert Madge (d. 1916), army officer, and his wife,...

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Reckitt, Maurice Benington

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; Literature. 1164 words.

Reckitt, Maurice Benington (1888–1980), writer and Christian sociologist, was born in Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, on 19 June 1888, the eldest of the three children and elder son of...

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Schreiner, Olive Emilie Albertina

Joyce Avrech Berkman.

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; Literature. 2163 words.

Schreiner, Olive Emilie Albertina (1855–1920), author and social theorist, was born on 24 March 1855 at Wittebergen Wesleyan mission station, on the border of Basutoland, Cape Colony, the...

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