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Barnum, P. T.

James Ross Moore.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Business and Management; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; US Politics; State and Local Government. 2850 words.

Barnum, P. T. (05 July 1810–07 April 1891), showman, was born Phineas Taylor Barnum in Bethel, Connecticut, the son of Philo F. Barnum, a farmer and storekeeper, and Irena Taylor. While...

Cahill, Holger

Barbara Blumberg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1482 words.

Cahill, Holger (13 January 1887–08 July 1960), author and curator, was born Sveinn Kristjan Bjarnarson, in Snifellsnessyslu, Iceland, the son of Björn Bjarnarson, a laborer, and Vigdis...

Southgate, Walter Charles (1890–1986), political activist and co-founder of the National Museum of Labour History

Terry Philpot.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 847 words.

Southgate, Walter Charles (1890–1986), political activist and co-founder of the National Museum of Labour History, was born on 8 May 1890 at 49 North (later Northiam) Street, South Hackney,...

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...