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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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Marsh, James

J. David Hoeveler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy. 1405 words.

Marsh, James (19 July 1794–03 July 1842), educator and philosopher, was born in Hartford, Vermont, the son of Joseph Marsh and Marion Harper, farmers. His paternal grandfather was the first...

Marsh, Charles (1735–1812)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 3 words.

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Marsh, Sir John (Stanley)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 189 words.

Kt 1999; CBE 1993

Born 5 Oct. 1931; s of Stanley Albert Marsh and Elsie Gertrude Marsh (née Powell); ...

Marsh, Sir John (Stanley)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 189 words.

Kt 1999; CBE 1993

Born 5 Oct. 1931; s of Stanley Albert Marsh and Elsie Gertrude Marsh (née Powell); ...

Pusey, Nathan Marsh

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 139 words.

PhD; President Emeritus, Harvard University

Born Council Bluffs, Iowa, 4 April 1907; s of John Marsh Pusey and Rosa Pusey (née Drake); m 1936, Anne Woodward; two s on...

Pusey, Nathan Marsh

Deborah Smullyan.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education. 1470 words.

Pusey, Nathan Marsh (04 April 1907–14 November 2001), twenty-fourth president of Harvard University, was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the son of John Marsh Pusey, a wholesale grocer, and...

Marsh, Prof. Paul Rodney

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance; Education. 263 words.

Born 19 Aug. 1947; s of Harold Marsh and Constance (née Miller); m 1971, Stephanie (née Simonow)

Professor of...

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....

Marsh, George Perkins

Sylvia B. Larson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; US Politics; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1411 words.

Marsh, George Perkins (15 March 1801–23 July 1882), scholar, politician, and diplomat, was born in Woodstock, Vermont, the son of Charles Marsh, a prominent lawyer, and Susan Perkins. The...

Marsh, Prof. Mark Christopher Pakes

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education. 148 words.

PhD

Born Wokingham, Berks 4 Aug. 1953; s of Justyn Marsh and Patricia Marsh; m 2000, Victoria Lewis (marr. diss....

Marsh, John Fitchett (1818–1880), promoter of municipal libraries and antiquary

C. W. Sutton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 316 words.

Marsh, John Fitchett (1818–1880), promoter of municipal libraries and antiquary, was the son of a solicitor of Wigan, Lancashire, John Marsh, and his wife, Ann. He was born at Wigan on 24...

Marsh, Irene Mabel (1875–1938), promoter of women's physical education

Gill Clarke and Ida M. Webb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 991 words.

Marsh, Irene Mabel (1875–1938), promoter of women's physical education, was born at 13 Grey Road, Walton, Lancashire, on 3 December 1875, the second daughter and the third in the family of...

Marsh, Adam [Adam de Marisco] (c. 1200–1259), Franciscan friar, biblical scholar, and teacher

C. H. Lawrence.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Biblical Studies; Education. 1130 words.

Marsh, Adam [Adam de Marisco] (c. 1200–1259), Franciscan friar, biblical scholar, and teacher, according to the Dominican annalist Nicholas Trevet (d. 1328) was born in the diocese of Bath....

Harrison, Prof. John Fletcher Clews

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 396 words.

PhD

Born 28 Feb. 1921; s of William Harrison and Mary (née Fletcher); m 1945, Margaret Ruth Marsh (dnull...

Alves, Colin

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 231 words.

OBE 1990

Born 19 April 1930; s of Donald Alexander Alves and Marjorie Alice (née Marsh); m 1953, Peggy (née Kember); two s one d; died 2 June 2014...

Davis, Raymond, Jr

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education. 197 words.

PhD

Born Washington, DC, 14 Oct. 1914; s of Raymond Davis and Ida Rogers (née Younger); m 1948, Anna Marsh Torrey; three s two d; died 31 May 2006...

Cowen, Prof. Philip John

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Medicine and Health. 165 words.

MD; FRCPsych; FMedSci

Born Romford, Essex 26 April 1951; s of Dr Dennis D. Cowen and Mrs Judith Cowen, JP (née Elks); ...

Williams, Jane [known as Jane Williams Ysgafell] (1806–1885), historian and writer

Deirdre Beddoe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History. 1111 words.

Williams, Jane [known as Jane Williams Ysgafell] (1806–1885), historian and writer, was born in Riley Street, Chelsea, London, on 1 February 1806, the second of seven children of David...

Little, Andrew George (1863–1945), historian

F. M. Powicke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History. 1289 words.

Little, Andrew George (1863–1945), historian, was born at Marsh Gibbon, Buckinghamshire, on 28 September 1863, the second of the three sons of the Revd Thomas Little, curate, who in 1864...

Reconceptualizing Curriculum in Higher Education

Lisa J. Cary and Hongyu Wang.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

Article. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 396 words.

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