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Norton, Eleanor Holmes(Encyclopedia)Norton, Eleanor Holmes, 1937–, African-American lawyer and government official. As an attorney (1965–70) for the American Civil Liberties Union, she specialized in First Amendment cases. She later...
Norton Sound(Encyclopedia)Norton Sound, inlet of the Bering Sea, c.150 mi (240 km) long and 125 mi (200 km) across at its widest point, W Alaska, S of the Seward Peninsula. Norton Bay is its northeast arm. Nome is on the north...
Holmes, Sherlock(Encyclopedia)Holmes, Sherlock: see Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan.
Roosevelt, Eleanor(Encyclopedia)Roosevelt, Eleanor (Anna Eleanor Roosevelt)r´zvlt [key], 1884–1962, American humanitarian, b. New York City. The daughter of Elliott Roosevelt and niece of Theodore Roosevelt, she was an acti...
Rosch, Eleanor(Encyclopedia)Rosch, Eleanor, 1938–, American psychologist, Ph.D. Harvard, 1969. In a series of experiments in the 1970s, Rosch demonstrated that when people label an everday object or experience, they rely less ...
Eleanor Crosses(Encyclopedia)Eleanor Crosses: see Eleanor of Castile.
Noyce, Robert Norton(Encyclopedia)Noyce, Robert Norton nois [key], 1927–90, American engineer, inventor, and entrepeneur, b. Burlington, Iowa.; grad. Grinnell College (B.A., 1949), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Ph.D., 1953)...
McGuffey, William Holmes(Encyclopedia)McGuffey, William Holmes mgf´ [key], 1800–1873, American educator, b. near Claysville, Pa. He was graduated from Washington and Jefferson College in 1826, having meanwhile taught in rural sch...
Norton, Charles Eliot(Encyclopedia)Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827–1908, American scholar and teacher, b. Cambridge, Mass., grad. Harvard, 1846. As professor of the history of art at Harvard (1875–98) and as a man of letters he had a s...
Norton, Joshua Abraham(Encyclopedia)Norton, Joshua Abraham, 1818–80, colorful eccentric of San Francisco known as Emperor Norton, b. London. He went (1820) with his parents to Cape Town, South Africa, and news of the California gold r...
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