Oxford Index Search Results

You are looking at 1-5 of 5 items for:

Bayes x Transport Technology and Trades x clear all

bay

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

[Ge]

Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

null...

See overview in Oxford Index

Paul, Josephine Bay

Thaddeus Russell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 570 words.

Paul, Josephine Bay (10 August 1900–06 August 1962), businesswoman and philanthropist, was born Josephine Holt Perfect in Anamosa, Iowa, the daughter of Otis Lincoln Perfect, a realtor, and...

McNamara, Robert S.

James Patterson.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 2315 words.

McNamara, Robert S. (09 June 1916–06 July 2009), business executive, president of Ford Motor Company, U.S. secretary of defense, and president of the World Bank, was born Robert Strange...

Pike, Richard (1834–1893), master mariner

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; World History; Travel and Holiday. 515 words.

Pike, Richard (1834–1893), master mariner, born at Carbonière in Conception Bay, Newfoundland, was brought up in the northern fisheries, in whaling and sealing. In 1869 he obtained command...

Roosevelt, Kermit

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 957 words.

Roosevelt, Kermit (10 October 1889–04 June 1943), businessman and explorer, was born in Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York, the son of Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth president of the...

Rees, Sarah Jane [pseud. Cranogwen] (1839–1916), sailor, schoolmistress, and poet

Deirdre Beddoe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1227 words.

Rees, Sarah Jane [pseud. Cranogwen] (1839–1916), sailor, schoolmistress, and poet, was born on 9 January 1839 at Dolgoy Fach, a cottage some 2½ miles from the coastal village of Llangrannog...