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Baker, Henry (1698–1774), natural philosopher and teacher of deaf people

G. L'E. Turner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1431 words.

Baker, Henry (1698–1774), natural philosopher and teacher of deaf people, was born on 8 May 1698 in Quality Court, Chancery Lane, London, to William Baker, a clerk in chancery, and his...

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Balfour, Lady Evelyn Barbara [Eve] (1898–1990), promoter of organic farming and a founder of the Soil Association

John Martin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1127 words.

Balfour, Lady Evelyn Barbara [Eve] (1898–1990), promoter of organic farming and a founder of the Soil Association, was born on 16 July 1898 in Dublin, the fourth child of Gerald William...

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Bell, Alexander Graham (1847–1922), teacher of deaf people and inventor of the telephone

R. W. Burns.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Engineering and Technology; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1327 words.

Bell, Alexander Graham (1847–1922), teacher of deaf people and inventor of the telephone, was born on 3 March 1847 at 16 South Charlotte Street, Edinburgh, the second of three sons of...

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Caras, Roger

Richard Harmond.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online March 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Film; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 1308 words.

Caras, Roger (24 May 1928–18 February 2001), animal rights activist, Hollywood executive, and naturalist, was born in Methuen, a rural Massachusetts town around thirty miles north of...

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Gompertz, Lewis (1783/4–1861), animal rights campaigner and inventor

Lucien Wolf.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 1103 words.

Gompertz, Lewis (1783/4–1861), animal rights campaigner and inventor, was the youngest of the fifteen children of Solomon Barent Gompertz (1729–1807/8), merchant, of Walthamstow and...

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Millais, Sir Everett, second baronet (1856–1897), dog breeder and biomedical scientist

Michael Worboys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Veterinary Medicine; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 1587 words.

Millais, Sir Everett, second baronet (1856–1897), dog breeder and biomedical scientist, was born at Annat Lodge, near Bowerswell, Perthshire, on 30 May 1856, the eldest of the eight...

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Morris, John McLean

Beth Martin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Gynaecology; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 747 words.

Morris, John McLean (01 September 1914–08 April 1993), reproductive biologist and physician, was born in Kuling, China, the son of DuBois Morris, a Presbyterian missionary and pastor of...

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Mudd, Emily Borie Hartshorne

Kristin Celello.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Counselling Psychology; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1352 words.

Mudd, Emily Borie Hartshorne (06 September 1898–02 May 1998), pioneer in the field of marriage counseling and birth control advocate, was born Emily Borie Hartshorne in Merion,...

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Phillips [née Barron], Eliza [known as Mrs Edward Phillips] (1822/3–1916), a founder of the (Royal) Society for the Protection of Birds (SPB)

Jonathan Burt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Science and Mathematics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 841 words.

Phillips [née Barron], Eliza [known as Mrs Edward Phillips] (1822/3–1916), a founder of the (Royal) Society for the Protection of Birds (SPB), was the daughter of George Barron...

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Pringle, Mia Lilly Kellmer (1920–1983), psychologist and first director of the National Children's Bureau

Barbara Tizard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 869 words.

Pringle, Mia Lilly Kellmer (1920–1983), psychologist and first director of the National Children's Bureau, was born in Vienna on 20 June 1920, the elder child and only daughter of Samuel...

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