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Aguilar, Grace (1816–1847), writer on Jewish history and religion and novelist

Nadia Valman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Religion; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Education. 1061 words.

Aguilar, Grace (1816–1847), writer on Jewish history and religion and novelist, was born on 2 June 1816 in Hackney, Middlesex, the eldest of the three children of Emanuel Aguilar...

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Clark, Andrew (1856–1922), Church of England clergyman, scholar, and diarist

G. H. Martin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1198 words.

Clark, Andrew (1856–1922), Church of England clergyman, scholar, and diarist, was born on 5 June 1856 at Dollarfield, Clackmannanshire, the fifth son of Robert Clark, a farm worker, and his...

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Dixon, Thomas

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Education. 1600 words.

Dixon, Thomas (11 January 1864–03 April 1946), author, clergyman, and lecturer, was born Thomas Dixon Jr. near Shelby, North Carolina, the son of Thomas Dixon, a Baptist minister and...

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Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Joel Myerson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Education; Philosophy. 4989 words.

Emerson, Ralph Waldo (25 May 1803–27 April 1882), lecturer and author, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of William Emerson, a Congregational minister, and Ruth Haskins. Ralph was...

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Farrar, Frederic William (1831–1903), dean of Canterbury, novelist, and philologist

Norman Vance.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 2471 words.

Farrar, Frederic William (1831–1903), dean of Canterbury, novelist, and philologist, was born in the fort of Bombay on 7 August 1831, the second son of Revd Charles P. Farrar, then a...

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Greeley, Andrew Moran

Leslie Woodcock Tentler.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology; Education; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1170 words.

Greeley, Andrew Moran (05 February 1928–29 May 2013), Catholic priest, sociologist, popular theologian, and novelist, was born in Oak Park, Illinois, the son of Andrew T. Greeley, a...

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O’Conor, John F. X.

Francis F. Burch.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Education. 1374 words.

O’Conor, John F. X. (01 August 1852–31 January 1920), clergyman, writer, and educator, was born John Francis Xavier O’Conor in New York City, the son of Daniel O’Conor, a builder, and Jane...

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Ripley, Sarah Alden Bradford

David R. Williams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Alternative Belief Systems; Education. 1043 words.

Ripley, Sarah Alden Bradford (31 July 1793–26 July 1867), scholar, Transcendentalist, and teacher of Ralph Waldo Emerson, scholar, Transcendentalist, and teacher of Ralph Waldo Emerson, was...

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Spalding, Henry Stanislaus

Thaddeus J. Burch.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Education. 1174 words.

Spalding, Henry Stanislaus (10 January 1865–27 December 1934), educator, author, and clergyman, was born in Bardstown, Kentucky, one of eleven children of William Thomas Spalding and...

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