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Adams, Cyrus Cornelius

Michael P. Conzen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography. 961 words.

Adams, Cyrus Cornelius (07 January 1849–04 May 1928), geographer and editor, was born in Naperville, Illinois, the son of Cyrus Adams and Cornelia Stevens, farmers. He was raised by his...

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Adams, Harriet Chalmers

Tamar Y. Rothenberg.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Journalism; Education. 1374 words.

Adams, Harriet Chalmers (22 October 1875–17 July 1937), explorer, lecturer, and writer, was born Harriet Chalmers in Stockton, California. Her father, Alexander Chalmers, Canadian via...

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Bridgman, Herbert Lawrence

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Journalism. 875 words.

Bridgman, Herbert Lawrence (30 May 1844–24 September 1924), newspaper executive and explorer, was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, the son of Richard Baxter Bridgman and Mary Nutting....

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Butterworth, Edwin (1812–1848), topographer and journalist

Alan G. Crosby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography. 565 words.

Butterworth, Edwin (1812–1848), topographer and journalist, was the tenth child of James Butterworth (1771–1837) and his wife, Hannah Boyton (or Royton; 1774–1836). He was born at Pitses,...

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Chamberlin, Rollin Thomas

Ellis L. Yochelson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Science and Mathematics; Education; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1102 words.

Chamberlin, Rollin Thomas (20 October 1881–06 March 1948), teacher, editor, and structural and glacial geologist, was born in Beloit, Wisconsin, the son of Alma Isabel Wilson and Thomas...

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Keyes, Charles Rollin

Ralph L. Langenheim.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Geology and the Lithosphere. 940 words.

Keyes, Charles Rollin (26 December 1864–18 May 1942), geologist, mining engineer, and publisher, was born in Des Moines, Iowa, the son of Calvin Webb Keyes, a wealthy merchant and...

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Love, Thomas George (1792/3–1845), journalist in Argentina

Maxine Hanon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas. 920 words.

Love, Thomas George (1792/3–1845), journalist in Argentina, was born in January 1792 or 1793 in London, close to Hyde Park, which he later emphasized in repudiating a newspaper report that...

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Lummis, Charles Fletcher

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; World History; Maps and Map-making. 1203 words.

Lummis, Charles Fletcher (01 March 1859–25 November 1928), author, editor, and explorer, was born in Lynn, Massachusetts, the son of Henry Lummis, a teacher and Methodist clergyman, and...

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Miller, Hugh (1802–1856), geologist, evangelical journalist, and writer

M. A. Taylor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Journalism; Religious Studies; Religion; Geology and the Lithosphere. 2495 words.

Miller, Hugh (1802–1856), geologist, evangelical journalist, and writer, was born on 10 October 1802 in Church Street, Cromarty, the first of three children of Hugh Miller (bap. 1754, d....

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Reader, William (1782–1852), newspaper proprietor and topographer

Christopher Day.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Journalism. 590 words.

Reader, William (1782–1852), newspaper proprietor and topographer, was born on 28 December 1782 at High Cross, near Rowington, Warwickshire, one of eleven children of William Reader...

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