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Barrows, Isabel

Thaddeus Russell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Education. 681 words.

Barrows, Isabel (17 April 1845–25 October 1913), ophthalmologist, stenographer, and reformer, was born Katharine Isabel Hayes in Irasburg, Vermont, the daughter of Scottish immigrants Henry...

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Collins, Sir William Job

Virginia Berridge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology; UK Politics. 1451 words.

Collins, Sir William Job (1859–1946), ophthalmic surgeon and politician, was born on 9 May 1859 at 46 Gloucester Road, Regent's Park, London, the eldest of the four children of William Job...

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Forbes, Sir Charles Fergusson

Claire E. J. Herrick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 832 words.

Forbes, Sir Charles Fergusson (1779–1852), army surgeon and ophthalmic physician, the son of William and Elizabeth Forbes, was born on 22 March 1779, and was baptized at the Independent...

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Gradle, Henry

William K. Beatty.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Ophthalmology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Pathology. 1023 words.

Gradle, Henry (17 August 1855–04 April 1911), ophthalmologist and early proponent of bacteriology, was born in Friedburg, a suburb of Frankfurt-am-Main, Prussia, the son of Bernard Gradle...

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Hepburn, James Curtis

Sam Alewitz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Ophthalmology; Medicine and Health; Religion and Education. 1050 words.

Hepburn, James Curtis (13 March 1815–21 September 1911), medical missionary, oculist, and lexicographer, was born in Milton, Pennsylvania, the son of Samuel Hepburn, a lawyer, and Ann Clay,...

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