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Bell, Gertrude Margaret Lowthian (1868–1926), traveller, archaeologist, and diplomatist

Liora Lukitz.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Diplomatic History; International Relations; World History; Travel and Holiday. 5095 words.

Bell, Gertrude Margaret Lowthian (1868–1926), traveller, archaeologist, and diplomatist, was born at Washington Hall, co. Durham, on 14 July 1868, the elder child and only daughter of...

Elliot, Sir Walter (1803–1887), East India Company servant and archaeologist

A. J. Arbuthnot.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1699 words.

Elliot, Sir Walter (1803–1887), East India Company servant and archaeologist, was born on 16 January 1803, the second but eldest surviving of the eight sons and three daughters of James...

Layard, Sir Austen Henry (1817–1894), archaeologist and politician

Jonathan Parry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; UK Politics. 3901 words.

Layard, Sir Austen Henry (1817–1894), archaeologist and politician, was born in a Paris hotel on 5 March 1817, the eldest of four children of Henry Peter John Layard, formerly of the Ceylon...

legitimation crisis

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — Politics.

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The failure of a political order to generate a sufficient level of commitment and involvement on the part of its citizens to be able properly to govern.

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Raistrick, Arthur (1896–1991), industrial archaeologist and pacifist

Bernard Jennings.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Politics and Law. 1724 words.

Raistrick, Arthur (1896–1991), industrial archaeologist and pacifist, was born in Saltaire, Yorkshire, on 16 August 1896, the son of George Raistrick, engineer, and his wife, Minnie, née Be...

Rassam, Hormuzd (1826–1910), archaeologist and civil servant

Denis Wright.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 2094 words.

Rassam, Hormuzd (1826–1910), archaeologist and civil servant, was born in Mosul, Mesopotamia, then within the Ottoman empire, afterwards in northern Iraq. He was the youngest son and eighth...

Roberts, Frank H. H., Jr.

James R. Glenn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; US Politics. 1275 words.

Roberts, Frank H. H., Jr. (11 August 1897–23 February 1966), archeologist and government administrator, was born Frank Harold Hanna Roberts, Jr., in Centerburg, Ohio, the son of Frank...

Smith, Sir Robert Murdoch (1835–1900), archaeologist and diplomatist

George Stronach.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1056 words.

Smith, Sir Robert Murdoch (1835–1900), archaeologist and diplomatist, second son of Hugh Smith (d. 1856), surgeon and medical practitioner at Kilmarnock, and his wife, Jean, née Murdoch,...

Talbot, James, fourth Baron Talbot of Malahide in the peerage of Ireland, and first Baron Talbot de Malahide in the peerage of the United Kingdom (1805–1883), politician and archaeologist

Thomas Seccombe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; UK Politics. 664 words.

Talbot, James, fourth Baron Talbot of Malahide in the peerage of Ireland, and first Baron Talbot de Malahide in the peerage of the United Kingdom (1805–1883), politician and archaeologist,...

Vaillant, George Clapp

Sharon Sue Kleinman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1091 words.

Vaillant, George Clapp (05 April 1901–13 May 1945), archaeologist, museum administrator, and cultural attaché, archaeologist, museum administrator, and cultural attaché, was born in...

Warren, Sir Charles (1840–1927), army officer, police commissioner, and archaeologist

Keith Surridge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 2492 words.

Warren, Sir Charles (1840–1927), army officer, police commissioner, and archaeologist, was born on 7 February 1840 at Fairview House, Bangor, Caernarvonshire, the second son of...

Young, Gerard Mackworth- (1884–1965), administrator in India and archaeologist

Dilys Powell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1157 words.

Young, Gerard Mackworth- (1884–1965), administrator in India and archaeologist, was born in London on 7 April 1884, the eldest of the four sons of Sir William Mackworth Young (1840–1924),...