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Betson, Thomas (d. 1516), librarian, religious author, and compiler

W. N. M. Beckett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Religious Studies. 778 words.

Betson, Thomas (d. 1516), librarian, religious author, and compiler, is first recorded at Cambridge University, where he had studied civil law for two and a half years, canon law for two...

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Blades, William (1824–1890), printer and bibliographer

Robin Myers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Publishing. 1606 words.

Blades, William (1824–1890), printer and bibliographer, was born on 5 December 1824, in Clapham, Surrey, the third son and the fifth of the nine children of Joseph Blades (c.1786–c.1860)...

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Bohn, James George Stuart Burges (1803–1880), bookseller and bibliographer

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Publishing. 294 words.

Bohn, James George Stuart Burges (1803–1880), bookseller and bibliographer, was born on 20 December 1803 in London, the son of (John) Henry Martin Bohn (c.1757–1843), bookseller of London,...

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Bostwick, Arthur Elmore

John Mark Tucker.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Publishing; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1157 words.

Bostwick, Arthur Elmore (08 March 1860–13 February 1942), editor and librarian, was born in Litchfield, Connecticut, the son of David Elmore Bostwick, a physician, and Adelaide McKinley....

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Brown, James Duff (1862–1914), librarian and compiler of music reference books

K. A. Manley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Music Education and Pedagogy; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1031 words.

Brown, James Duff (1862–1914), librarian and compiler of music reference books, was born on 6 November 1862 at 3 Reid Terrace, Stockbridge, Edinburgh, the second of seven children of James...

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Cochrane, John George (1780–1852), publisher and librarian

H. R. Tedder.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Publishing. 889 words.

Cochrane, John George (1780–1852), publisher and librarian, was born at Glasgow on 21 December 1780, the son of John Cochrane, who worked in the legal profession, and his wife, Katharine, n...

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Coggeshall, William Turner

Leigh Johnsen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Journalism; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1000 words.

Coggeshall, William Turner (06 September 1824–02 August 1867), journalist, state librarian, and diplomat, was born in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, the son of William C. Coggeshall, a...

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Darling, James (1797–1862), bookseller and bibliographer

Leslie Howsam.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Publishing. 398 words.

Darling, James (1797–1862), bookseller and bibliographer, was born in Edinburgh. He was apprenticed to the Edinburgh publisher Adam Black in 1809 and became active in the Scottish...

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Day, F. Holland

Estelle Jussim.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Publishing. 2125 words.

Day, F. Holland (23 July 1864–06 November 1933), publisher, photographer, and bibliophile, was born Fred Holland Day in Norwood, Massachusetts, the son of Lewis Day, an industrialist, and...

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Duyckinck, Evert Augustus

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Publishing; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Biographical Studies. 1768 words.

Duyckinck, Evert Augustus (23 November 1816–13 August 1878), editor, author, and bibliophile, was born in New York City, the son of Evert Duyckinck, a wealthy publisher and book collector,...

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