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Colvin, Sir Sidney (1845–1927), art and literary scholar and museum administrator

Ernest Mehew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Art Education; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1815 words.

Colvin, Sir Sidney (1845–1927), art and literary scholar and museum administrator, was born at Norwood, Surrey, on 18 June 1845, the youngest of the three children (all sons) who survived...

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Folger, Emily Jordan

Kathleen Lynch.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1155 words.

Folger, Emily Jordan (15 May 1858–21 February 1936), student and collector of Shakespeareana, was born in Ironton, Ohio, the daughter of Augusta Woodbury Ricker and Edward Jordan, a...

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Greg, Sir Walter Wilson (1875–1959), literary scholar and bibliographer

F. P. Wilson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1695 words.

Greg, Sir Walter Wilson (1875–1959), literary scholar and bibliographer, was born on 9 July 1875 at Park Lodge, Wimbledon Common, the only son of William Rathbone Greg (1809–1881), a social...

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Heath, Benjamin (1704–1766), literary scholar and book collector

W. P. Courtney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1135 words.

Heath, Benjamin (1704–1766), literary scholar and book collector, was born at Exeter on 20 April 1704, the eldest son of Benjamin Heath (1672?–1728), fuller and merchant of Exeter, who...

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Irving, David (1778–1860), literary scholar and librarian

Richard Ovenden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1370 words.

Irving, David (1778–1860), literary scholar and librarian, was born on 5 December 1778 in Langholm, Dumfriesshire, the youngest son of Janetus Irving, a baker, and Helen, née Little, whose...

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Isham, Ralph Heyward

E. David Buchanan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1376 words.

Isham, Ralph Heyward (02 July 1890–13 June 1955), literary collector, was born in New York City, the son of Henry Heyward Isham, a banker and financier, and Juliet Calhoun Marsh. Isham...

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Lyster, Thomas William (1855–1922), librarian and literary scholar

Patricia Donlon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 914 words.

Lyster, Thomas William (1855–1922), librarian and literary scholar, was born on 17 December 1855 in Kilkenny, the elder son of Thomas Lyster of Rathdowney and Jane Smith of Roscrea....

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McKenzie, Donald Francis (1931–1999), bibliographer and literary scholar

David McKitterick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1465 words.

McKenzie, Donald Francis (1931–1999), bibliographer and literary scholar, was born on 5 June 1931 in Timaru, South Canterbury, New Zealand, the eldest of the five children of Leslie Olson...

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McKerrow, Ronald Brunlees (1872–1940), bibliographer and literary scholar

W. W. Greg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 799 words.

McKerrow, Ronald Brunlees (1872–1940), bibliographer and literary scholar, was born at Putney, Surrey, on 12 December 1872, the only son of Alexander McKerrow, civil engineer, and grandson...

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Monkman, Kenneth Mackay (1911–1998), book collector and restorer of Shandy Hall, Coxwold

Melvyn New.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks. 1499 words.

Monkman, Kenneth Mackay (1911–1998), book collector and restorer of Shandy Hall, Coxwold, was born on 17 April 1911 at 215 Warwick Road, Carlisle, the son of Wilfred Monkman (1879–1949),...

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