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Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor(Encyclopedia)Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor grv´nr [key], 1869–1924, American architect, b. Pomfret, Conn. He studied under James Renwick in New York City and in 1891 entered the office of Ralph Adams Cram in B...
Stein, Clarence(Encyclopedia)Stein, Clarence, 1882–1975, American architect, b. New York City, studied architecture at Columbia and the École des Beaux-Arts. Stein worked in the office of Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, where he as...
Grosvenor Gallery(Encyclopedia)Grosvenor Gallery, founded in London (1877) by Sir Coutts Lindsay (1839–1913), for the independent exhibition (opening May 1 annually) of paintings and sculpture by established artists, both Academi...
Brockhouse, Bertram(Encyclopedia)Brockhouse, Bertram, 1918–2003, Canadian physicist, b. Lethbridge, Alta. Educated at the Univ. of British Columbia and Univ. of Toronto (Ph.D., 1950), he was a research officer (1950–59) and head ...
Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue(Encyclopedia)Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue hz´mr [key], 1830–1908, American sculptor, b. Watertown, Mass. She lived chiefly in Rome, where she produced graceful statues very popular in her day. Of her spirited Pu...
Grosvenor, Gilbert Hovey(Encyclopedia)Grosvenor, Gilbert Hovey hv´ grv´nr [key], 1875–1966, American editor, b. Constantinople, Turkey. As director (1903–1919) and later as president (1920–54) of the National Geographic So...
Boltwood, Bertram Borden(Encyclopedia)Boltwood, Bertram Borden, 1870–1927, American chemist and physicist, b. Amherst, Mass., grad. Sheffield Scientific School, Yale, 1892. After graduate study at Leipzig and Yale (Ph.D., 1897), he taug...
Ramsay, Sir Bertram Home(Encyclopedia)Ramsay, Sir Bertram Home, 1883–1945, British admiral. A career naval officer who retired in 1938, he returned to the service in World War II to command British and Allied naval units in some of the ...
Belgravia(Encyclopedia)Belgravia blgr´v [key], fashionable residential section of Westminster, London, England. Belgravia surrounds stately Belgrave Square and touches Grosvenor Place on the east. ...
Maturin, Charles Robert(Encyclopedia)Maturin, Charles Robert mt´yoorn [key], 1782–1824, Irish author. A minister by vocation, he wrote novels in the manner of the Gothi horror tale of Ann Ward Radcliffe. They include The Fatal ...
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