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Arthur, Timothy Shay

Claudia Durst Johnson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 890 words.

Arthur, Timothy Shay (06 June 1809–06 March 1885), editor, temperance crusader, and novelist, was born in Orange County, New York, the son of William Arthur and Anna Shay, occupations...

Blount, Elizabeth Anne Mould de Sodington [née Elizabeth Anne Mould Williams; other married name Elizabeth Anne Mould Morgan], Lady de Sodington Blount (1850–1935), pamphlet writer and social activist

Caroline Zilboorg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Politics; Religion; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 687 words.

Blount, Elizabeth Anne Mould de Sodington [née Elizabeth Anne Mould Williams; other married name Elizabeth Anne Mould Morgan], Lady de Sodington Blount (1850–1935), pamphlet writer and...

Bourne, Henry Richard Fox (1837–1909), writer and campaigner for the rights of indigenous peoples

H. C. Swaisland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Literature. 1077 words.

Bourne, Henry Richard Fox (1837–1909), writer and campaigner for the rights of indigenous peoples, was born at Grecian Regale, Blue Mountains, Jamaica, on 24 December 1837, one of eight...

Brooks, Walter Henderson

Adam Biggs.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1287 words.

Brooks, Walter Henderson (30 August 1851–06 July 1945), clergyman, temperance leader, and poet, was born in Richmond, Virginia, the son of Albert Royal Brooks and Lucy Goode, slaves....

Brophy, Brigid Antonia [married name Brigid Antonia Levey, Lady Levey] (1929–1995), writer and campaigner

Peter Parker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Literature; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 1942 words.

Brophy, Brigid Antonia [married name Brigid Antonia Levey, Lady Levey] (1929–1995), writer and campaigner, was born at 79 Uxbridge Road, Ealing, London, on 12 June 1929, the second child of...

Cannon, Cornelia James

Maria Diedrich.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1257 words.

Cannon, Cornelia James (17 November 1876–01 December 1969), novelist and birth control activist, was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, the daughter of Henry Clay James and Frances Haynes. While...

Coleridge, Stephen William Buchanan (1854–1936), author and anti-vivisectionist

Alfred Cochrane.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 678 words.

Coleridge, Stephen William Buchanan (1854–1936), author and anti-vivisectionist, was born in London on 31 May 1854, the second son of John Duke Coleridge, first Baron Coleridge (1820–1894),...

Cook, Ida [pseud. Mary Burchell] (1904–1986), author and campaigner for Jewish refugees

Rebecca A. Pope and Susan J. Leonardi.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Literature. 1140 words.

Cook, Ida [pseud. Mary Burchell] (1904–1986), author and campaigner for Jewish refugees, was born on 24 August 1904 at 37 Croft Avenue, Sunderland, the second of four children of William...

Cook, (Mary) Louise (1901–1991)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Literature. 7 words.

See Cook, Ida [pseud. Mary Burchell]

Dyson, Anthony Edward [Tony] (1928–2002), literary critic and campaigner for homosexual law reform

Brian Cox.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1092 words.

Dyson, Anthony Edward [Tony] (1928–2002), literary critic and campaigner for homosexual law reform, was born on 28 November 1928 at 53 Warlock Road, Paddington, London, the only child of...

Ellis, (Henry) Havelock (1859–1939), writer and sexologist

J. Weeks.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Literature; Medicine and Health. 2994 words.

Ellis, (Henry) Havelock (1859–1939), writer and sexologist, was born on 2 February 1859 at 1 St John's Grove, Croydon, Surrey, the eldest child and only son of Edward Peppern Ellis...

Jones, Alice Gray [pseud. Ceridwen Peris] (1852–1943), writer, journal editor, and temperance leader

Ceridwen Lloyd-Morgan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Literature. 877 words.

Jones, Alice Gray [pseud. Ceridwen Peris] (1852–1943), writer, journal editor, and temperance leader, was born in December 1852 in Llanllyfni, Caernarvonshire, the daughter of David and...

Little [née Bewicke], Alicia Ellen Neve [known as Mrs Archibald Little] (1845–1926), author and campaigner against foot-binding

Sybil Oldfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literature; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1216 words.

Little [née Bewicke], Alicia Ellen Neve [known as Mrs Archibald Little] (1845–1926), author and campaigner against foot-binding, was born in Madeira, the youngest of the three daughters and...

Little, Sophia Louisa Robbins

Deborah Bingham Van Broekhoven.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1089 words.

Little, Sophia Louisa Robbins (1799–1893), writer and reformer, was born in Newport, Rhode Island, the daughter of U.S. senator Asher Robbins, an attorney, and Mary Ellery. Educated...

Raffalovich, Marc-André (1864–1934), writer

Richard Davenport-Hines.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Literature. 801 words.

Raffalovich, Marc-André (1864–1934), writer, was born in Paris on 11 September 1864, the third child of Hermann Raffalovich (d. 1893), a prosperous banker, and his wife, Marie (d. 1921)....

Rayner [née Berkovitch], Claire Berenice (1931–2010), writer, broadcaster, and social campaigner

Jane Reed.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Labour and Demographic Economics; Journalism; Literature. 2686 words.

Rayner [née Berkovitch], Claire Berenice (1931–2010), writer, broadcaster, and social campaigner, was born at 24 Underwood Street, Stepney, London, on 22 January 1931, the eldest daughter...

Stephens, Edward (d. 1706), pamphleteer and moral reformer

Geoff Kemp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1348 words.

Stephens, Edward (d. 1706), pamphleteer and moral reformer, was the son of Edward Stephens, of Cherington, Gloucestershire, and Mary, daughter of John Raynerford, of Staverton,...

Symonds, John Addington (1840–1893), writer and advocate of sexual reform

Rictor Norton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Literature. 3426 words.

Symonds, John Addington (1840–1893), writer and advocate of sexual reform, was born on 5 October 1840 at 7 Berkeley Square, Bristol, the only surviving son (there were two older sisters and...

Unaipon, David (1872–1967), writer and promoter of Aboriginal rights

Philip Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Literature. 1185 words.

Unaipon, David (1872–1967), writer and promoter of Aboriginal rights, was born on 28 September 1872 at Point McLeay Mission, South Australia, the fourth of the nine children of James...

Williams, Howard (1837–1931), writer and advocate of vegetarianism

Virginia Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Literature. 355 words.

Williams, Howard (1837–1931), writer and advocate of vegetarianism, was born on 6 January 1837, at Whatley rectory, Somerset, the fifth son of the Revd Hamilton John Williams (1796–1879)...