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Abdy, Sir Valentine (Robert Duff)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Architecture; Art. 147 words.

6th Bt cr 1850

Born 11 Sept. 1937; s of Sir Robert Henry Edward Abdy, 5th Bt, and Lady Diana Bridgeman (d 1967), ...

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Aberdeen and Temair

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Architecture; Art. 126 words.

Born 20 July 1920; s of 3rd Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair, DSO, and Cécile Elizabeth (d 1948), d of George Drummond, Swaylands, Penshurst, Kent; ...

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Abney, Sir William de Wiveleslie (1843–1920), civil servant and photographic scientist

Peter J. T. Morris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; Art. 1713 words.

Abney, Sir William de Wiveleslie (1843–1920), civil servant and photographic scientist, was born at Derby on 24 July 1843, the eldest son of Edward Henry Abney (bap. 1811, d. 1892), vicar...

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Abramsky, Chimen (1916–2010), bookseller and historian

Steven J. Zipperstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Education; History. 1596 words.

Abramsky, Chimen (1916–2010), bookseller and historian, was born on 16 September 1916 in Smalyavichy, near Minsk, Russia, the third of four sons of Yehezkel Abramsky (1886–1976), rabbinic...

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<i>Abstractions of Evidence in the Study of Manuscripts and Early Printed Books</i>. By J<span class="smallCaps">oseph</span> A. D<span class="smallCaps">ane</span>.

Germaine Warkentin.

in The Library

December 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Bibliography; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1405 words.

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<i>The Acquisition of Books by Chetham's Library</i>, 1655–1700. By M<span class="smallCaps">atthew</span> Y<span class="smallCaps">eo</span>.

Adam Mosley.

in The Library

June 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Bibliography; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 992 words.

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<i>Ad Fontes</i>: A New Look at the Watermarks on Paper Copies of the Gutenberg Bible

Isabel Feder McCarthy.

in The Library

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Bibliography; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 8525 words.

This article reassesses the foundations for the widely held view that the paper used to print surviving paper copies of the Gutenberg Bible came from Piedmont. Starting with a summary of...

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<i>‘Ad utilità pubblica’: Politique des bibliothèques et pratiques du livre à Florence au XVIII<sup>e</sup> siècle</i>. By E<span class="smallCaps">manuelle</span> C<span class="smallCaps">hapron</span>.

Anthony Hobson.

in The Library

March 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Bibliography; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1837 words.

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Adam, Gordon Johnston

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Science and Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Architecture; Art. 185 words.

PhD

Born 28 March 1934; s of John Craig Adam and Deborah Armstrong Johnston; m 1973, Sarah Jane Seely; one s

Member (Lab) North East Region,...

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Adams, Ansel

William A. Turnage.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 3127 words.

Adams, Ansel (20 February 1902–22 April 1984), photographer and environmentalist, was born in San Francisco, California, the son of Charles Hitchcock Adams, a businessman, and Olive Bray....

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