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Dexter, Franklin Bowditch

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; History; Biographical Studies. 926 words.

Dexter, Franklin Bowditch (11 September 1842–13 August 1920), educator, librarian, and historian, was born in Fairhaven, Massachusetts, the son of Rodolphus Williams Dexter, a businessman,...

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Duyckinck, Evert Augustus

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Publishing; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Biographical Studies. 1768 words.

Duyckinck, Evert Augustus (23 November 1816–13 August 1878), editor, author, and bibliophile, was born in New York City, the son of Evert Duyckinck, a wealthy publisher and book collector,...

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Painter, George Duncan (1914–2005), biographer and bibliographer

Adam A. Watt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Biographical Studies. 972 words.

Painter, George Duncan (1914–2005), biographer and bibliographer, was born on 5 June 1914 at 23 Galton Road, Oldbury, Worcestershire, near Birmingham, the son of George Charles Painter,...

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Sellers, Charles Coleman

Carol Eaton Soltis.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online July 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Biographical Studies. 1569 words.

Sellers, Charles Coleman (16 March 1903–31 January 1980), biographer and librarian, was born in the Philadelphia suburb of Overbrook, Pennsylvania, the son of Horace Wells Sellers, an...

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Sibley, John Langdon

Kenneth E. Carpenter.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; History; Biographical Studies. 999 words.

Sibley, John Langdon (29 December 1804–09 December 1885), librarian and historian, was born in Union, Maine, the son of Jonathan Sibley, a physician, and Persis Morse. His father’s medical...

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Sprague, William Buell

Milton J Coalter.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Biographical Studies. 962 words.

Sprague, William Buell (16 October 1795–07 May 1876), pastor, collector, and biographer, was born in Andover, Connecticut, the son of Benjamin Sprague and Sibyl Buell. Nothing is known...

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Wolfe, Linnie Marsh

Karen A. Weyler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Biographical Studies. 807 words.

Wolfe, Linnie Marsh (08 January 1881–15 September 1945), biographer and librarian, was born in Big Rapids, Michigan, the daughter of Daniel Marsh and Flora Badger. Wolfe received an A.B....

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