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Coggeshall, George

Karen N. Schramm.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Biographical Studies. 1098 words.

Coggeshall, George (02 November 1784–06 August 1861), sea captain and author, was born in Milford, Connecticut, the son of William Coggeshall, a shipmaster, and Eunice Mallett. A...

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Fermor, Sir Patrick Michael [Paddy] Leigh (1915–2011), special operations officer and author

John Ure.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Special and Elite Forces; Education; History; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; Literature; Biographical Studies. 2112 words.

Fermor, Sir Patrick Michael [Paddy] Leigh (1915–2011), special operations officer and author, was born on 11 February 1915 at 20 Endsleigh Gardens, Bloomsbury, London, the younger child and...

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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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Innes [née Robertson], Emily Anne (1843–1927), author

J. M. Gullick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; Biographical Studies. 964 words.

Innes [née Robertson], Emily Anne (1843–1927), author, was born on 5 March 1843 in Boxley, Kent, the third of the six children of James Craigie Robertson (1813–1882), curate of Boxley, and...

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Irving, Washington

William L. Hedges.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Biographical Studies; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 3669 words.

Irving, Washington (03 April 1783–28 November 1859), author, was born in New York City, the son of William Irving, a Scottish merchant, and his English wife, Sarah Sanders, who had...

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Mackenzie, Alexander Slidell

Philip McFarland.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Biographical Studies; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1229 words.

Mackenzie, Alexander Slidell (06 April 1803–13 September 1848), naval officer and author, was born Alexander Slidell in New York City, the son of John Slidell, a merchant, and Margery...

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Psalmanazar, George (1679–1763), impostor and author

Robert DeMaria,.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; Biographical Studies. 3071 words.

Psalmanazar, George (1679–1763), impostor and author, was born in southern France under a name that is now unknown and to parents whose names, like that of his place of birth, he does not...

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Simon, Kate

Olive Hoogenboom.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Biographical Studies. 1147 words.

Simon, Kate (05 January 1912–04 February 1990), writer, was born Kaila Grobsmith in Warsaw, Poland, the daughter of Jacob Grobsmith, a skilled shoemaker, and Lina Babicz, a corsetiere....

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Thompson, Era Bell

Gerald G. Newborg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Biographical Studies. 1010 words.

Thompson, Era Bell (10 August 1906–30 December 1986), author and editor, was born in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Stewart C. Thompson and Mary Logan. In 1914 she moved with her family...

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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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