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Eastman, William Reed

Kathleen Molz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 929 words.

Eastman, William Reed (19 October 1835–25 March 1925), engineer, clergyman, and librarian, was born in New York City, the son of the Reverend Ornan Eastman, an ordained evangelist, and Mary...

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Huntington, Henry Edwards

William B. Friedricks.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Financial Aspects of Art; Business and Management; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1395 words.

Huntington, Henry Edwards (27 February 1850–23 May 1927), urban developer, railroad executive, and book and art collector, was born in Oneonta, New York, the son of Solon Huntington, a...

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Nicholson [née Weeks], (Lorna) Rosemary (1919–2004), garden historian and museum founder

Francesca Greenoak.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 1181 words.

Nicholson [née Weeks], (Lorna) Rosemary (1919–2004), garden historian and museum founder, was born on 3 July 1919 at 17 Alexander Road, Southport, Lancashire, the youngest of the five...

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Parkinson, James (bap. 1730, d. 1813), land agent and museum proprietor

H. S. Torrens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1536 words.

Parkinson, James (bap. 1730, d. 1813), land agent and museum proprietor, was born in Shrewsbury, where he was baptized at St Mary's Church on 28 February 1730, the son of James Parkinson...

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Sale, Anthony Edgar [Tony] (1931–2011), electrical engineer, inventor, and museum curator

Martin Campbell-Kelly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Engineering and Technology; Computer Science; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 917 words.

Sale, Anthony Edgar [Tony] (1931–2011), electrical engineer, inventor, and museum curator, was born at 127 West Wycombe Road, High Wycombe, on 30 January 1931, the son of Stewart George...

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Thorold, Sir John, ninth baronet (1734–1815), landowner and book collector

Mark Purcell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 715 words.

Thorold, Sir John, ninth baronet (1734–1815), landowner and book collector, was born on 18 December 1734, the eldest son of Sir John Thorold, eighth baronet (1703–1775), landowner and...

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