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Intellectual Founders of the Republic

Sudhir Hazareesingh.

November 2001; p ublished online November 2003 .

Book. Subjects: Political Theory. 352 pages.

This innovative study of nineteenth‐century French political thought explores the republican theory and political practice of five intellectuals: Jules Barni, Charles Dupont‐White, Emile...

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Switzerland: Rights and duties: the founder’s position under Swiss foundation law

Goran Studen.

in Trusts & Trustees

July 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Trusts Law. 1521 words.

The founder’s position under Swiss foundation law is characterized by a duality: While the founder is equipped with a plethora of rights on the one hand, foundation law on the other also...

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Gloucester, John (1776 - 1822), Presbyterian Clergyperson, Church Founder

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History.

founder of the first African American Presbyterian church, social reformer, and community leader. Born a slave in Kentucky, John Gloucester

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Rudhall, Abraham, the elder (1657–1736), bell-founder

L. M. Middleton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Instrument-building Firms. 611 words.

Rudhall, Abraham, the elder (1657–1736), bell-founder, was born on 1 September 1657, the son of Quaker parents, Henry (d. 1685) and Grizell (d. 1674) Riddall. He was the first of a noted...

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Browne, John (c. 1590–1651), gun-founder

Michael Zell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 618 words.

Browne, John (c. 1590–1651), gun-founder, was born in Chiddingstone, Kent, the son of Thomas Browne, founder of iron ordnance to Elizabeth I and James I. He joined his father's thriving...

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Watts, Hugh (1582/3–1643), bell-founder

L. M. Middleton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Instrument-building Firms. 494 words.

Watts, Hugh (1582/3–1643), bell-founder, was born at Leicester, the second son of Francis Watts (d. 1600), bell-founder, and his wife, Mary. His grandfather may have been the Hew Wat who in...

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Tylor, Alfred (1824–1884), geologist and brass-founder

W. H. George.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Geology and the Lithosphere. 746 words.

Tylor, Alfred (1824–1884), geologist and brass-founder, was born on 26 January 1824 at Bunhill Row, St Lukes, Middlesex, the second of the six children of Joseph Tylor (1793–1852),...

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What determines the innovation capability of firm founders?

Spyros Arvanitis and Tobias Stucki.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 10952 words.

Innovative start-ups, not start-ups in general, seem to be important drivers of economic growth. However, little is known about what such firms look like. As activities of start-ups are...

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Founder Group Company: The Changing Organization of Innovation

Qiwen Lu.

in China's Leap into the Information Age

July 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 21177 words.

The Founder Group Company has been leading the world in pictographic-language electronic publishing systems technology. With its experience in developing sophisticated pictographic...

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The Political Thought of the American Founders

Alan Gibson.

in Political Science

P ublished online March 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 24144 words.

The historical importance of the American founders as revolutionaries and state builders and the significance of their ideas in constitutional interpretation and contemporary political...

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The Complexities of a Civic Founders’ Constitution

Elizabeth Beaumont.

in The Civic Constitution

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics; Politics. 11482 words.

Chapter 6 turns to broader questions about founding and some of the limitations of focusing on these historical segments of a “civic founders’ constitution.” First, how does the notion of...

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Faith and the Founders of the American Republic

Edited by Mark David Hall and Daniel L. Dreisbach.

April 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Religious Studies. 384 pages.

Even before the founders were dead and buried, the American public had developed an extraordinary curiosity about their faith commitments (or lack thereof) and the influence of religion on...

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Atkinson, Frank (1924–2014), museum founder and director

Anthony Coulls.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1151 words.

Atkinson, Frank (1924–2014), museum founder and director, was born on 13 April 1924 at Pindar Oaks Maternity Home, Barnsley, the son of Ernest Atkinson (b. 1885), plumber and cycle...

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Founders of the Virginia Company (act. 1606–1624)

David R. Ransome.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2007 .

Reference Entry. 3339 words.

Founders of the Virginia Company (act. 1606–1624), were, by a narrow definition, the eight 'loving and weldisposed subjects' to whom, on 10 April 1606, James I granted a charter 'to make...

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Freud, Sigmund (1856–1939), founder of psychoanalysis

Susan Austin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 8069 words.

Freud, Sigmund (1856–1939), founder of psychoanalysis, was born on 6 May 1856 at Freiberg, Moravia, in the Austro-Hungarian empire (later Príbor, Czech republic), the first of the seven...

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Cranston, Robert (1815–1892), founder of temperance hotels

Perilla Kinchin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 992 words.

Cranston, Robert (1815–1892), founder of temperance hotels, was born on 9 August 1815, at East Calder, near Edinburgh, the son of James Cranston, mason and innkeeper, and his wife, Janet...

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Handyside, Andrew (1805–1887), iron founder and engineer

Robert Thorne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 685 words.

Handyside, Andrew (1805–1887), iron founder and engineer, was born on 25 July 1805 in Edinburgh, the son of Hugh Handyside, ironmonger, and Margaret Baird. As a young man he followed the...

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Elsyng, William (d. 1349), mercer and hospital founder

Ann Bowtell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1362 words.

Elsyng, William (d. 1349), mercer and hospital founder, probably came from the village of Elsing in Norfolk. His parents are known only by their first names, John and Emma. His brother...

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Galloway, John (1804–1894), iron-founder and engineer

Ronald M. Birse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering (General); Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1093 words.

Galloway, John (1804–1894), iron-founder and engineer, was born on 14 February 1804 at his father's house, 37 Lombard Street, Manchester, the second son of William Galloway (1768–1836) and...

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Senhouse, Humphrey (1705–1770), landowner and port founder

Angus J. L. Winchester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 902 words.

Senhouse, Humphrey (1705–1770), landowner and port founder, was born on 2 July 1705 at Millom Castle, Cumberland, the fourth child of Humphrey Senhouse (d. 1738) and his wife, Eleanor,...

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