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Allen, Paul

Steven E. Kagle.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Publishing. 1087 words.

Allen, Paul (15 February 1775–18 August 1826), editor and poet, was born in Providence, Rhode Island, the son of Paul Allen, Sr., a Rhode Island state representative, and Polly Cooke, the...

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Auslander, Joseph

Richard Boudreau.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Journalism; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education. 902 words.

Auslander, Joseph (11 October 1897–22 June 1965), poet, editor, and translator, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Louis Auslander and Martha Asyueck. He attended Columbia...

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Benét, William Rose

Lori J. Williams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Publishing. 935 words.

Benét, William Rose (02 February 1886–04 May 1950), poet and editor, was born in Fort Hamilton, New York, the son of James Walker Benét, an army ordnance officer, and Frances Neill Rose. He...

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Bontemps, Arna Wendell

Robert E. Fleming.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1472 words.

Bontemps, Arna Wendell (13 October 1902–04 June 1973), writer, was born in Alexandria, Louisiana, the son of Paul Bismark Bontemps, a bricklayer, and Maria Carolina Pembroke, a...

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Braithwaite, William Stanley Beaumont

Dalton Gross and MaryJean Gross.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1123 words.

Braithwaite, William Stanley Beaumont (06 December 1878–08 June 1962), poet, critic, and anthologist, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of William Smith Braithwaite and Emma...

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Braybrooke, Neville Patrick Bellairs (1923–2001), writer and editor

Elizabeth Rosenberg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literature; Publishing; Journalism. 1090 words.

Braybrooke, Neville Patrick Bellairs (1923–2001), writer and editor, was born at 22A Devonshire Street, London, on 30 May 1923, the only child of Patrick Philip William Braybrooke,...

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Clampitt, Amy Kathleen

Tamara Horn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Publishing. 1287 words.

Clampitt, Amy Kathleen (15 June 1920–10 September 1994), poet and editor, was born in New Providence, Iowa, the daughter of Roy Justin Clampitt and Lutie Pauline Felt, farmers. As a child,...

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Clarke, Mary Bayard Devereux

William S. Powell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Journalism; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 1200 words.

Clarke, Mary Bayard Devereux (13 May 1827–30 March 1886), poet and editor, was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, the daughter of Thomas Pollock Devereux—Yale graduate, lawyer, and owner of...

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Crosby, Caresse

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Engineering and Technology; Publishing. 1558 words.

Crosby, Caresse (20 April 1892–24 January 1970), inventor, writer, and publisher, was born Mary Phelps Jacob in New York City, the daughter of William Jacob and Mary Phelps Jacob. William...

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Crosby, Harry

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Publishing. 1713 words.

Crosby, Harry (04 June 1898–10 December 1929), writer and publisher, was born Henry Sturgis Crosby in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Stephen Crosby, a prominent Boston banker, and...

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