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Carpenter, Frank George

Betty Burnett.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Journalism. 1016 words.

Carpenter, Frank George (08 May 1855–18 June 1924), journalist and author of travel books, was born in Mansfield, Ohio, the son of George F. Carpenter, an attorney, and Jeannette Reid....

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Colton, Walter

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Journalism; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1278 words.

Colton, Walter (09 May 1797–22 January 1851), clergyman, journalist, and author, was born in Rutland County, Vermont, the son of Walter Colton, a weaver, and Thankful Cobb. The family soon...

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Dickens, Charles Culliford Boz [Charley] (1837–1896), magazine editor and compiler of guidebooks

M. Clare Loughlin-Chow.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; Journalism. 1251 words.

Dickens, Charles Culliford Boz [Charley] (1837–1896), magazine editor and compiler of guidebooks, was born on 6 January 1837 at 15 Furnival's Inn, London, the eldest of the ten children of...

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Dos Passos, John

Linda Wagner-Martin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 2098 words.

Dos Passos, John (14 January 1896–28 September 1970), writer, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of John Randolph Dos Passos, a lawyer, and Lucy Addison Sprigg Madison. His parents were...

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Elliott, Lilian Elwyn [married names Summers, Joyce] (1874–1963), traveller and journalist

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; World History; Travel and Holiday. 4 words.

See Joyce, Thomas Athol

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Hahn, Emily [Mickey] (1905–1997), author and traveller

Ken Cuthbertson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; Biographical Studies. 1280 words.

Hahn, Emily [Mickey] (1905–1997), author and traveller, was born at 4858 Fountain Avenue, St Louis, Missouri, on 14 January 1905, the fifth of the six children of Isaac Newton Hahn...

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Harrison, Marguerite

William Benton Whisenhunt.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Journalism; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); World History; Travel and Holiday. 953 words.

Harrison, Marguerite (23 October 1878–16 July 1967), journalist, spy, world traveler, and writer, was born Marguerite Elton Baker in Baltimore, Maryland, to Elizabeth Elton Livezey and...

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Hoffman, Charles Fenno

Steven Fink.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1135 words.

Hoffman, Charles Fenno (07 February 1806–07 June 1884), writer and editor, was born in New York City, the son of Josiah Ogden Hoffman, a prominent judge, and his second wife, Maria Fenno....

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Keyes, Frances Parkinson

Marcia B. Dinneen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); World History; Travel and Holiday. 1321 words.

Keyes, Frances Parkinson (21 July 1885–03 July 1970), writer, editor, and traveler, was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, in James Monroe’s house, the daughter of John Henry Wheeler, a...

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Martineau, Harriet

Valerie Kossew Dunn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Journalism; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1655 words.

Martineau, Harriet (12 June 1802–27 June 1876), author, was born in Norwich, England, the daughter of Thomas Martineau, a textile manufacturer, and Elizabeth Rankin. The family was...

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