Paulette Van Roekens
The American artist Paulette Van Roekens was born in Château-Thierry, France late New Year's Eve 1895. Something of a prodigy, she was awarded the John Sartain Fellowship at the Philadelphia School o...
John Kearsley Mitchell
John Kearsley Mitchell (May 12, 1798 – April 4, 1858) was an American physician and writer, born in Shepherdstown, Virginia (now West Virginia). He graduated from the Medical College of the University...
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Marvin Wachman
Marvin Wachman (March 24, 1917 – December 22, 2007), a professor of American history, was president of Lincoln University and Temple University, and served as interim president of Albright Colle...
Frank Reed Horton
Frank Reed Horton (July 17, 1896 in Sewickley, Pennsylvania – August 28, 1966 in Easton, Pennsylvania), was a United States educator. He is best known as the founder and first national president of Al...
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Yvonne Jacquette
Yvonne Jacquette (born 1934, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American painter and printmaker known in particular for her depictions of aerial landscapes, especially her low-altitude and oblique aerial...
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Peyton R. Helm
Peyton R. Helm is the eleventh president of Muhlenberg College, located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Helm took office on July 1, 2003.
Helm earned a B.A. in archaeology from Yale University. He hol...
James Morgan Read
James Morgan Read (1908–1985) was a Quaker and President of Wilmington College, Ohio from 1960–1969. He also served as United Nations Deputy High Commissioner from 1951–1960, and was a vice president ...
Richard T. Drinnon
Richard T. Drinnon (born January 4, 1925, in Portland, Oregon; died April 19, 2012 in Port Orford, Oregon) was professor emeritus of history at Bucknell University. He received his PhD from the Univer...
Temple Painter
Temple Painter (born June 14, 1933 in Pulaski, Virginia) is an American harpsichordist and organist.Temple Painter has performed as solo organist with members of the New York Philharmonic at Lincoln C...
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Elizabeth Bailey
Elizabeth Ellery Bailey (born 1938) is an American economist. She is John C. Hower Professor of Business and Public Policy, at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and has been Directo...
A. Holly Shissler
Ada Holly Shissler is an Associate Professor of Ottoman and Modern Turkish History in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago and former Director of the...
Cyrus H. Gordon
Cyrus Herzl Gordon (June 29, 1908 – March 30, 2001), was an American scholar of Near Eastern cultures and ancient languages.
Gordon was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Lithuanian em...
Philip Edgecumbe Hughes
Philip Edgcumbe Hughes (Sydney, Australia, 1915 – Rydal, Pennsylvania, USA, 1990) was an Anglican clergyman and New Testament scholar whose life spanned four continents: Australia, where he was ...
Max Margolis
Max Leopold Margolis (born in Meretz (Merkinė), Vilna Governorate, October 15, 1866 – April 2, 1932 in Philadelphia) was a Lithuanian Jewish and American philologist. Son of Isaac Margolis; educated a...
Joseph Castaldo
Joseph Castaldo (December 23, 1927 – January 27, 2000, New York City, New York) was an American composer of classical music and a teacher of music.Castaldo was an important figure in Philadelphia musi...