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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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Briscoe, John Potter (1848–1926), librarian

Alistair Black.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1360 words.

Briscoe, John Potter (1848–1926), librarian, was born at Lever Bridge, Tonge with Haulgh, near Bolton, Lancashire, on 20 July 1848, the eldest son of John Daly Briscoe, a schoolmaster, and...

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Miller, William Henry (1789–1848), book collector

Janet Ing Freeman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1018 words.

Miller, William Henry (1789–1848), book collector, was born on 13 February 1789 in Upper Marylebone Street, Marylebone, Middlesex, the only child of William Miller, an affluent Edinburgh...

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Jenner, Henry (1848–1934), librarian and promoter of the Cornish language

Peter W. Thomas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 2234 words.

Jenner, Henry (1848–1934), librarian and promoter of the Cornish language, was born on 8 August 1848 at Union Hill, St Columb Major, Cornwall, the elder son and eldest of the six children...

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Lyte, Sir Henry Churchill Maxwell (1848–1940), archivist and historian

V. H. Galbraith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; History. 748 words.

Lyte, Sir Henry Churchill Maxwell (1848–1940), archivist and historian, was born at 1 Hyde Park Place, London, on 29 May 1848, the only son of John Walker Maxwell Lyte (1825–1848), of Berry...

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Spiers, Walter Lewis (1848–1917), museum curator and architect

Peter Thornton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 857 words.

Spiers, Walter Lewis (1848–1917), museum curator and architect, was born on 27 July 1848 in Headington, Oxford, and baptized on 1 October at St Giles', Oxford, the fourth son in the family...

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Shepherd, Richard Herne (1840–1895), bibliographer

J. F. R. Collins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 654 words.

Shepherd, Richard Herne (1840–1895), bibliographer, born at 20 Marlborough Square, Chelsea, on 5 April 1840, was a younger son of Samuel Shepherd FSA (1798/9–1856), and his wife, Ann, née D...

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Morshead, Sir Owen Frederick (1893–1977), librarian

Oliver Everett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1152 words.

Morshead, Sir Owen Frederick (1893–1977), librarian, was born on 28 September 1893 at Camplehaye, Tavistock, Devon, the youngest of the seven children of Reginald M. Morshead (1848–1914),...

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Madden, Frederic William (1839–1904), numismatist and librarian

M. L. Caygill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 681 words.

Madden, Frederic William (1839–1904), numismatist and librarian, was born on 9 April 1839 at the British Museum, the eldest of the six children of Sir Frederic Madden (1801–1873), antiquary...

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Perkins, Frederic Beecher

Martin J. Manning.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1167 words.

Perkins, Frederic Beecher (27 September 1828–27 January 1899), editor, author, and librarian, was born in Hartford, Connecticut, the son of Thomas Clap Perkins, a lawyer, and Mary Foote...

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Sheppard, Thomas (1876–1945), museum director and writer on geology

Mark Seaward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1000 words.

Sheppard, Thomas (1876–1945), museum director and writer on geology, was born on 2 October 1876 in South Ferriby, Lincolnshire, but spent his entire life in east Yorkshire. He was the...

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The English Struwwelpeter and the Birth of International Copyright

Jane Brown and Gregory Jones.

in The Library

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Bibliography; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 17212 words.

Following its publication in 1848, The English Struwwelpeter was to become a long-lived favourite among children's books in Britain, yet for half a century it was an exclusively German...

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