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Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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Wolfe, Linnie Marsh

Karen A. Weyler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Biographical Studies. 807 words.

Wolfe, Linnie Marsh (08 January 1881–15 September 1945), biographer and librarian, was born in Big Rapids, Michigan, the daughter of Daniel Marsh and Flora Badger. Wolfe received an A.B....

Carey, Peter (1943– )

Edited by Market House Books.

in Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); Biographical Studies. 289 words.

Australian novelist who was awarded the Booker Prize in 1988 and 2001.

Peter Carey was born and raised in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. Educated at Australia's elite Geelong and...

Weems, Mason Locke

Don Armentrout.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Biographical Studies. 1326 words.

Weems, Mason Locke (11 October 1759–23 May 1825), Episcopal priest, writer, and book agent, was born at “Marshes Seat,” near Herring Bay, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, the son of David...