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Bolland, Sir William

W. P. Courtney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 468 words.

Bolland, Sir William (1771/2–1840), lawyer and book collector, was the eldest son of James Bolland of Southwark. He was educated under Dr Valpy at Reading School where he wrote several...

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Flint, Weston

Donald G. Davis.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 713 words.

Flint, Weston (04 July 1835–06 April 1906), librarian, attorney, and government official, was born in Pike, Wyoming County, New York, the son of Nicholas Flint and Phebe Burt Willoughby,...

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Libri, Guglielmo [Count Guglielmo Bruto Icilio Timoleone Libri-Carrucci dalla Sommaia]

P. R. Harris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Property Law; Property Crime; Science and Mathematics. 1583 words.

Libri, Guglielmo [Count Guglielmo Bruto Icilio Timoleone Libri-Carrucci dalla Sommaia] (1802–1869), scientist, book collector, and thief, was born on 2 January 1802 (or possibly 1803) in...

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Meigs, Return Jonathan

Durwood Dunn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1155 words.

Meigs, Return Jonathan (14 April 1801–19 October 1891), lawyer, abolitionist, and state librarian of Tennessee, was born near Winchester, Clark County, Kentucky, the son of John Meigs and...

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Quinn, John

Dalton Gross and MaryJean Gross.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1219 words.

Quinn, John (24 April 1870–28 July 1924), lawyer, collector of art and manuscripts, and patron of the arts, was born in Tiffin, Ohio, the son of James Quinn, a prosperous baker, and Mary...

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Salisbury, Enoch Robert Gibbon

Albert Nicholson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 317 words.

Salisbury, Enoch Robert Gibbon (1819–1890), barrister and book collector, eldest son of Joseph Salisbury, was born on 7 November 1819 at Bagillt, Flintshire. After working at Liverpool, he...

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Shaw, William Smith

John D. Knowlton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1086 words.

Shaw, William Smith (12 August 1778–25 April 1826), bibliophile, lawyer, and presidential secretary, was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, the son of the Reverend John Shaw, a minister, and...

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Thomas, Ernest Chester

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; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 441 words.

Thomas, Ernest Chester (1850–1892), bibliographer and lawyer, the eldest son of John Withiel Thomas, was born on 28 October 1850 at Birkenhead, Cheshire. He was educated at Manchester...

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Thomson, Thomas

Tristram Clarke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 2515 words.

Thomson, Thomas (1768–1852), record scholar and advocate, was born on 10 November 1768 at the manse in Dailly, Ayrshire, the eldest son of the Revd Thomas Thomson, the parish minister, and...

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Todd, Alpheus

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; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 549 words.

Todd, Alpheus (1821–1884), librarian and constitutional historian in Canada, the son of Henry Cooke Todd, an author, was born in London on 30 July 1821. He emigrated with his family to...

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