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Billings, John Shaw

James H. Cassedy.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medicine and Health; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 2375 words.

Billings, John Shaw (12 April 1838–11 March 1913), army medical officer, library organizer, and public health activist, was born near Allensville, Indiana, the son of James Billings, a...

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Bohn, James George Stuart Burges

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Publishing. 294 words.

Bohn, James George Stuart Burges (1803–1880), bookseller and bibliographer, was born on 20 December 1803 in London, the son of (John) Henry Martin Bohn (c.1757–1843), bookseller of London,...

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Britton, Thomas

Douglas A. Reid.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1238 words.

Britton, Thomas (1644–1714), concert promoter, book collector, and coal merchant, was born on 14 January 1644 at Rushden near Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire. He migrated to London where...

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Brown, James Duff

K. A. Manley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Music Education and Pedagogy; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1031 words.

Brown, James Duff (1862–1914), librarian and compiler of music reference books, was born on 6 November 1862 at 3 Reid Terrace, Stockbridge, Edinburgh, the second of seven children of James...

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Carter, John Waynflete

Alan Bell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1214 words.

Carter, John Waynflete (1905–1975), bibliographer and antiquarian bookseller, was born at 6 High Street, Eton, on 10 May 1905, the eldest of two sons and two daughters of Thomas Buchanan...

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Chetham, Humphrey

Alan G. Crosby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Medicine and Health; Banking; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1178 words.

Chetham, Humphrey (bap. 1580, d. 1653), financier and philanthropist, the sixth child of Henry Chetham (c.1540–1603) of Crumpsall Hall, near Manchester, and his wife, Jane (c.1542–1616),...

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Darling, James

Leslie Howsam.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Publishing. 398 words.

Darling, James (1797–1862), bookseller and bibliographer, was born in Edinburgh. He was apprenticed to the Edinburgh publisher Adam Black in 1809 and became active in the Scottish...

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Deinard, Ephraim

Jacob Kabakoff.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Judaism and Jewish Studies. 991 words.

Deinard, Ephraim (11 May 1846–24 June 1930), Hebrew author, bibliographer, and bookdealer, was born in Shossmaken, Courland, Russia, the son of Jekuthiel Gerson Deinard and Leah Cohen. In...

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Edwards, James

Page Life.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Publishing. 1183 words.

Edwards, James (1756–1816), book collector and bookseller, was born on 8 September 1756 at Halifax, Yorkshire, the second of the six sons (there were also two daughters) of William Edwards...

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Fellowes

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Banking; Social and Cultural History. 7 words.

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