Frank Elbert Compton, born 1874, died 1950, publisher of encyclopedias and other reference works, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Jump to: navigation, search 1874 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... A publisher is a person or entity which engages in the act of publishing. ... Jump to: navigation, search Brockhaus Konversations-Lexikon, 1902 An encyclopedia (alternatively encyclopaedia/encyclopÃ¦dia) is a written compendium of knowledge. ... Jump to: navigation, search Chicago, colloquially known as the Second City and the Windy City, is the third-largest city in population in the United States and the largest inland city in the country. ... State nickname: Land of Lincoln, The Prairie State Other U.S. States Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Governor Rod Blagojevich (D) Senators Richard Durbin (D) Barack Obama (D) Official languages English Area 149,998 kmÂ² (25th) - Land 143,968 kmÂ² - Water 6,030 kmÂ² (4. ... ...
Chandler B. Beach, editor of the (New) Student's Reference Work, published by F. E. Compton & Co.
Categories: 1874 births | 1950 deaths | Book publishers of the United States | US writer stubs Comptons Encyclopedia and Fact-Index is the title of an encyclopedia published in Chicago, Illinois since the 1920s. ... 1913 advertisement for the 11th edition, with the slogan When in doubt - look it up in the EncyclopÃ¦dia Britannica The EncyclopÃ¦dia Britannica (properly spelt with Ã¦, the ae-ligature) is the oldest English-language general encyclopedia. ...
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