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Bell, Thomas (1785–1860), land surveyor and book collector

Peter Isaac.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 994 words.

Bell, Thomas (1785–1860), land surveyor and book collector, was born on 16 December 1785 in Newcastle upon Tyne, the second son of John Bell (1755–1816), a land surveyor and bookseller, and...

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Birch, George Henry (1842–1904), architect and museum curator

Margaret Richardson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 722 words.

Birch, George Henry (1842–1904), architect and museum curator, was born on 2 January 1842 in Canonbury, London, the fourth son of Charles Birch and his wife, Emma Eliza Cope. He was...

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Clarke, Sir Caspar Purdon (1846–1911), museum director and architect

P. G. Konody.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 938 words.

Clarke, Sir Caspar Purdon (1846–1911), museum director and architect, was born at Richmond, co. Dublin, on 21 December 1846, the second son of Edward Marmaduke Clarke, of an old Somerset...

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Hamlin, Talbot Faulkner

Angela Giral.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 895 words.

Hamlin, Talbot Faulkner (16 June 1889–07 October 1956), architect, professor, and librarian, was born in New York City, the son of Alfred Dwight Foster Hamlin, a professor of architecture...

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Kimball, Fiske

Lauren Weiss Bricker.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Education; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1507 words.

Kimball, Fiske (08 December 1888–14 August 1955), architectural historian, architect, and museum director, was born Sidney Fiske Kimball in Newton, Massachusetts, the son of Edwin Fiske...

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Moore, Charles Herbert

Randy J. Ploog.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Education; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Education. 918 words.

Moore, Charles Herbert (10 April 1840–15 February 1930), painter, scholar, and educator, was born in New York City, the son of Charles Moore, a lace merchant, and Jane Maria Berendtson...

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Speyer, A. James

Pauline Saliga.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1383 words.

Speyer, A. James (27 December 1913–09 November 1986), architect and museum curator, was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the son of Alexander Crail Speyer, an investment banker, and Tillie...

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Spiers, Walter Lewis (1848–1917), museum curator and architect

Peter Thornton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 857 words.

Spiers, Walter Lewis (1848–1917), museum curator and architect, was born on 27 July 1848 in Headington, Oxford, and baptized on 1 October at St Giles', Oxford, the fourth son in the family...

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Summerson, Sir John Newenham (1904–1992), museum curator and architectural historian

Mark Girouard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Architecture; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1409 words.

Summerson, Sir John Newenham (1904–1992), museum curator and architectural historian, was born at Barnstead, Coniscliffe Road, Darlington, co. Durham, on 25 November 1904, the only...

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