Beck, Richard, 1897-1980

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Richard Beck was an English Quaker and member of the Devonshire House Monthly Meeting.

From the guide to the Richard Beck journal. February 13, 1880 - October 1, 1880, 1880, (American Philosophical Society)

Richard Beck resided in North Dakota and was a professor of Scandinavian Languages. He gave a significant Icelandic collection to the University of Victoria.

From the description of Richard Beck fonds. [1930-1982]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 646006353

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creatorOf Beck, Richard, 1897-1980. Richard Beck fonds. [1930-1982]. University of Victoria Libraries, UVic
referencedIn New Harmony Manuscripts, 1812-1871 Working Men's Institute of New Harmony, Indiana
referencedIn John Edward Gray papers, 1783-1884, 1783-1884 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Holvik, Johan Andreas, 1880-1960. Johan Andreas Holvik papers, 1899-1960. Minnesota Historical Society Library
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Birth 1897-06-09

Death 1980




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