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Abbott, Cleveland

Anne M. Blaschke.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education. 1317 words.

Abbott, Cleveland (09 December 1892–14 April 1955), Tuskegee Institute educator, administrator, and athletic coach, was born in Yankton, South Dakota, one of seven children of Mollie Brown...

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Abbott, Edith

Kathleen Banks Nutter.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Social Work; Education. 1489 words.

Abbott, Edith (26 September 1876–28 July 1957), social reformer, social work educator, and author, was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, the daughter of Othman Ali Abbott, a lawyer and first...

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Abrams, Mark Alexander [formerly Max Alexander Abramowitz]

Michael Warren.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education. 872 words.

Abrams, Mark Alexander [formerly Max Alexander Abramowitz] (1906–1994), social scientist, was born at 57 Balfour Road, Edmonton, London, on 27 April 1906, one of eight children born to...

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Acland, Sir John

Mary Wolffe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; UK Politics. 809 words.

Acland, Sir John (c. 1552–1620), politician and benefactor, was the younger son of John Acland (d. 1553) of Acland Barton in the parish of Landkey, north Devon, and Margaret, daughter and...

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Aitchison, Sir Charles (Walter de Lancey)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; World History; Travel and Holiday. 77 words.

4th Bt cr 1938

Born 27 May 1951; er s of Sir Stephen Charles de Lancey Aitchison, 3rd Bt, and (Elizabeth) Anne (Milburn), er d of late Lt-Col Edward Reed, Ghyllheugh,...

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Alcott, A. Bronson

Frederick C. Dahlstrand.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Alternative Belief Systems; Education. 2037 words.

Alcott, A. Bronson (29 November 1799–04 March 1888), Transcendentalist and reformer, was born Amos Bronson Alcox in Wolcott, Connecticut, the son of Joseph Chatfield Alcox and Anna Bronson,...

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Alexander, Alexander [Alick]

Richard William Cox.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 924 words.

Alexander, Alexander [Alick] (1849–1928), promoter of physical education, was born in Liverpool on 14 May 1849, the second son of W. C. Alexander, a chief carpenter in the Royal Navy who...

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Alexander, Frederick Matthias

Malcolm Williamson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1160 words.

Alexander, Frederick Matthias (1869–1955), originator of the Alexander technique and teacher, was born on 20 January 1869 at Wynyard, north-west Tasmania, the eldest of seven children of...

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Allenby, Katherine Fiona

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 247 words.

MBE 2007

Born London, 16 March 1974; d of William James and Gillian Mary Allenby; m 2005, Ian David Pocock; two d

athlete; Fencing Manager of...

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Alleyn, Edward

S. P. Cerasano.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 3438 words.

Alleyn, Edward (1566–1626), actor, theatre entrepreneur, and founder of Dulwich College, was born on 1 September 1566 in the London parish of St Botolph without Bishopsgate, 'near...

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