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Cotton, (Thomas) Henry (1907–1987), golfer

Deedes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 991 words.

Cotton, (Thomas) Henry (1907–1987), golfer, was born on 28 January 1907 at The Croft, Church Hulme, Congleton, Cheshire, the second son in the family of two sons and one daughter of George...

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Cotton, (Thomas) Henry

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 367 words.

MBE 1946

Born Holmes Chapel, Cheshire, 26 Jan. 1907; m 1939, Mrs Maria Isabel Estanguet Moss (d 1982); died 22 Dec. 1987

Knight Bachelor, New Year’s Honours...

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Cotton, Sir Henry Thomas KCMG MBE (1907–87)

Stuart George.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Sports Personalities

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sport and Leisure. 59 words.

He was Open champion in 1934, 1937, and 1948. He played in four British Ryder Cup teams

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Powell-Cotton, Percy Horace Gordon

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 158 words.

retired Major, 5th Batt. Northumberland Fusiliers; FZS; FRGS; FRAI

Born Margate, 20 Sept. 1866; e s of Henry Horace Powell-Cotton and Matilda Christina, 3rd d of...

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Cotton, Sir Arthur Thomas (1803–1899), army officer and irrigation engineer

A. J. Arbuthnot.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Agriculture and Farming. 2779 words.

Cotton, Sir Arthur Thomas (1803–1899), army officer and irrigation engineer, was born on 15 May 1803 at Woodcote, Oxfordshire, the ninth son of Henry Calveley Cotton (d. 1837) of Woodcote...

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Dixon, Sir Alfred Herbert, baronet (1857–1920), cotton spinner

A. C. Howe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 952 words.

Dixon, Sir Alfred Herbert, baronet (1857–1920), cotton spinner, was born at 14 St George's Terrace, Kensington, London, on 22 February 1857, the sixth son of Henry Hall Dixon (1822–1870),...

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Handerson, Henry Ebenezer

Genevieve Miller.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; History of Science and Technology. 1182 words.

Handerson, Henry Ebenezer (21 March 1837–23 April 1918), physician and medical historian, was born near Gates Mills, Ohio, the son of Thomas Handerson and Catherine Potts, farmers. In 1839,...

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Sully, Thomas

John C. Ferguson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 691 words.

Sully, Thomas (24 November 1855–14 March 1939), architect, was born in Mississippi City, Mississippi, the son of George Washington Sully, a cotton broker, and Harriet Jane Green. He was...

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Jacob Wrestling with “a Man”

Mark A. Noll.

in Jonathan Edwards and Scripture

June 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 8176 words.

Mark A. Noll provides a detailed comparison of Jonthan Edwards’ biblical interpretation with that of other interpreters in his surrounding context by focusing on Genesis 32:22–32, the...

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George Washington Carver

Overview page. Subjects: United States History — Science and Mathematics.

(1864–1943) American agricultural chemist

Carver was born a slave in Diamond Grove, Missouri. Nevertheless, he managed to acquire some elementary education and went on to study at...

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Bibliography on WTO Dispute Settlement:Volumes 1–11 (1998–2008)

Michelle T. Grando.

in Journal of International Economic Law

March 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 2482 words.

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Rahaman, Abdul

Lois Kerschen.

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

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 634 words.

perhaps the most well-known African in America in the 1820s. Ibrahima Abdul Rahaman was born in Timbo, Futa Jallon, Guinea, to King Suri of the Fulbe, or Fulani, people. As a Muslim...

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Downing, Henry Francis

Brian R. Roberts.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1119 words.

diplomat, editor, and author, was born in Manhattan to Henry and Nancy (Collins) Downing. His family operated an oyster business and restaurant, and his uncle was George Thomas Downing,...

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Downing, Henry Francis (1846 - 1928), Sailor, Dramatist, Fiction Writer, U.S. Consul

Clarence G. Contee.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1319 words.

Born about 1846 in New York City on Sullivan Street in Lower Manhattan, a son of Henry Downing and Nancy (Collins) Downing, Henry Francis Downing was the grandson of Thomas Downing,...

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Grimké, Archibald Henry

Sylvie Coulibaly.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1063 words.

lawyer, editor, diplomat, and civil rights activist. Archibald Henry Grimké was born a slave outside Charleston, South Carolina. His white father was the prominent plantation owner Henry...

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Latimer, Lewis Howard

Eric Bennett.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 556 words.

Born in Chelsea, Massachusetts, Lewis Latimer was the son of an escaped slave from Virginia whom African American abolitionist Frederick Douglass and American abolitionist William Lloyd...

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Nineteenth-Century Southern Literature

Lisa Hinrichsen and Michael Pitts.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (American); Literary Studies (19th Century). 14790 words.

Defined by both cultural vibrancy and widespread poverty, and marked by a long and complex history of trade, migration, cultural exchange, and slavery, the literature of the U.S. South is...

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Ellington, Edward Kennedy (1899 - 1974), Bandleader, Composer / Arranger, Jazz Musician, Pianist

Karl Rodabaugh.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1885 words.

pianist, bandleader, and world-renowned composer of jazz and popular music. Many critics regard Ellington as the most significant twentieth-century composer of jazz—which he preferred to...

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Inventors, African American

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2157 words.

The history of African American inventors reflects the broad history of American technology, as well as the unique circumstances of blacks in the United States. It remains a challenge to...

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