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Carpenter, Frank George

Betty Burnett.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Journalism. 1016 words.

Carpenter, Frank George (08 May 1855–18 June 1924), journalist and author of travel books, was born in Mansfield, Ohio, the son of George F. Carpenter, an attorney, and Jeannette Reid....

Colton, Walter

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Journalism; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1278 words.

Colton, Walter (09 May 1797–22 January 1851), clergyman, journalist, and author, was born in Rutland County, Vermont, the son of Walter Colton, a weaver, and Thankful Cobb. The family soon...

Dos Passos, John

Linda Wagner-Martin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 2098 words.

Dos Passos, John (14 January 1896–28 September 1970), writer, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of John Randolph Dos Passos, a lawyer, and Lucy Addison Sprigg Madison. His parents were...

Elliott, Lilian Elwyn [married names Summers, Joyce] (1874–1963), traveller and journalist

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; World History; Travel and Holiday. 4 words.

See Joyce, Thomas Athol

Harrison, Marguerite

William Benton Whisenhunt.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Journalism; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); World History; Travel and Holiday. 953 words.

Harrison, Marguerite (23 October 1878–16 July 1967), journalist, spy, world traveler, and writer, was born Marguerite Elton Baker in Baltimore, Maryland, to Elizabeth Elton Livezey and...

Hoffman, Charles Fenno

Steven Fink.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1135 words.

Hoffman, Charles Fenno (07 February 1806–07 June 1884), writer and editor, was born in New York City, the son of Josiah Ogden Hoffman, a prominent judge, and his second wife, Maria Fenno....

Keyes, Frances Parkinson

Marcia B. Dinneen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); World History; Travel and Holiday. 1321 words.

Keyes, Frances Parkinson (21 July 1885–03 July 1970), writer, editor, and traveler, was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, in James Monroe’s house, the daughter of John Henry Wheeler, a...

Martineau, Harriet

Valerie Kossew Dunn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Journalism; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1655 words.

Martineau, Harriet (12 June 1802–27 June 1876), author, was born in Norwich, England, the daughter of Thomas Martineau, a textile manufacturer, and Elizabeth Rankin. The family was...

Morford, Henry

Daniel Webster Hollis.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Journalism. 944 words.

Morford, Henry (10 March 1823–04 August 1881), author and journalist, was born in the village of New Monmouth, Monmouth County, New Jersey, the son of William Morford, a merchant, and...

Morrison, George Ernest (1862–1920), journalist and traveller

H. F. Oxbury.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; World History; Travel and Holiday. 800 words.

Morrison, George Ernest (1862–1920), journalist and traveller, was born on 4 February 1862 at Geelong, Newtown, Victoria, Australia, the second child and eldest son of the five sons and two...