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Botsford, George Willis

George Willis Botsford, 1862–1917, American historian, b. West Union, Iowa. After some years (1895–1901) at Harvard, he taught (1901–17) ancient history at Columbia. An outstanding authority on ancient history, he wrote numerous monographs and scholarly works but is best remembered for his high school and college textbooks. His Hellenic History (1922) was especially well received. He collaborated with E. G. Sihler on a source book, Hellenic Civilization (1915, repr. 1965).

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Willis, Henry

Willis, Henry (b London, 1821; d London, 1901). Eng. organ builder. Invented special manual and pedal couplers. Founded own business, London 1848. Built or renewed many cath. orgs. incl. those in St Paul's Cath., London (1872), and Gloucester Cath. (1874); also those in St George's Hall, Liverpool (1854), and the Royal Albert Hall, London (1871).

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