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Baines, Sir Frank (1877–1933), architect and architectural preservationist

C. C. Pond.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1803 words.

Baines, Sir Frank (1877–1933), architect and architectural preservationist, was born at 1 Maria Terrace, Stepney, Middlesex, on 7 December 1877, the fourth child of Samuel Baines...

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Bishop, Sir Frederick Arthur (1915–2005), civil servant and director-general of the National Trust

William Plowden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Architecture; Art Education; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1896 words.

Bishop, Sir Frederick Arthur (1915–2005), civil servant and director-general of the National Trust, was born on 4 December 1915 at 118 Hampstead Road, Brislington, Bristol, the son of...

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Dower, John Gordon (1900–1947), architect and promoter of national parks

John Sheail.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1699 words.

Dower, John Gordon (1900–1947), architect and promoter of national parks, was born at 1 Ashburn Place, Ilkley, Yorkshire on 2 September 1900, the eldest child of Robert Shillito Dower...

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Feilden, Sir Bernard Melchior (1919–2008), conservation architect

Philip Davies.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1468 words.

Feilden, Sir Bernard Melchior (1919–2008), conservation architect, was born on 11 September 1919 at 31 Meadway Court, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, a twin son and one of five brothers...

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FitzRoy, Hugh Denis Charles, eleventh duke of Grafton (1919–2011), architectural conservationist and landowner

Gillian Darley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1064 words.

FitzRoy, Hugh Denis Charles, eleventh duke of Grafton (1919–2011), architectural conservationist and landowner, was born on 3 April 1919 in Cape Town, South Africa, the elder son and eldest...

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Fuller, R. Buckminster

Olive Hoogenboom.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Architecture; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Education. 2991 words.

Fuller, R. Buckminster (12 July 1895–01 July 1983), inventor, designer, and environmentalist, often referred to as “Bucky,” was born Richard Buckminster Fuller, Jr., in Milton,...

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Georgian Group, founding members of (1937–c.1947)

Neal Shasore.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 3817 words.

The founding members of Georgian Group (act. 1937–c.1947) were a gathering of architects and architectural historians, curators, politicians, lawyers, writers, and socialites, who...

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Harrod, Wilhelmine Margaret Eve, Lady Harrod (1911–2005), architectural conservationist

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Art Education. 6 words.

See Harrod, Sir (Henry) Roy Forbes

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Milne, (George) James Henry Lees- (1908–1997), architectural historian and conservationist

James Fergusson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Architecture. 1473 words.

Milne, (George) James Henry Lees- (1908–1997), architectural historian and conservationist, was born at Wickhamford Manor, Worcestershire, on 6 August 1908, the second of three children and...

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Olmsted, Frederick Law, Jr.

Susan L. Klaus.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1765 words.

Olmsted, Frederick Law, Jr. (24 July 1870–25 December 1957), landscape architect, planner, and public servant, was born on Staten Island, New York, the son of Frederick Law Olmsted, the...

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