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Brant, Irving Newton

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Journalism; Biographical Studies. 1379 words.

Brant, Irving Newton (17 January 1885–18 September 1976), biographer, journalist, and historian, was born in Walker, Iowa, the son of David Brant, the editor of the local newspaper, 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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Josephson, Matthew

David E. Shi.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Education; History; Biographical Studies. 1484 words.

Josephson, Matthew (15 February 1899–13 March 1978), writer, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Julius Josephson, a banker, and Sarah Kasindorf. A child of Jewish immigrants from...

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McElroy, John

Susan McMichaels.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Biographical Studies. 903 words.

McElroy, John (25 August 1846–12 October 1929), journalist and author, was born in Greenup County, Kentucky, the son of Robert McElroy, an ironmaster, and Mary Henderson. The family...

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Quennell, Sir Peter Courtney (1905–1993), writer and editor

James B. Denigan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Education; Biographical Studies; Literature. 1184 words.

Quennell, Sir Peter Courtney (1905–1993), writer and editor, was born on 9 March 1905 at 9 The Avenue, Bickley, Bromley, Kent, the eldest of the three children of Charles Henry Bourne...

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Warner, Charles Dudley

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing; World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Journalism; Biographical Studies; Education. 1434 words.

Warner, Charles Dudley (12 September 1829–20 October 1900), author and editor, was born in Plainfield, Massachusetts, the son of Justus Warner and Sylvia Hitchcock, farmers. In 1837, three...

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