Harper


Harper

Harper or Harpers may refer to:
*Harpist or harper, someone who plays the harp

People

*Harper (name), a family name and a given name; see this link for people with that name

Places

*Harper, Prince Edward Island, Canada
*Harper, Liberia
*Harper, Iowa, USA
*Harper, Kansas, USA
*Harper, Texas, USA
*Harper County, Kansas, USA
*Harper County, Oklahoma, USA
*Harper Islands, Nunavut, Canada

Companies and organizations

*"Harper's Magazine", an American general interest and cultural magazine
*"Harpers Magazine", a British wine and spirit publication
*Harper & Brothers, New York City book and magazine publishing firm, founded "Harper's Magazine" and "Harper's Bazaar"
*Harper College, a community college in Palatine, Illinois, USA
*HarperCollins, a publishing company owned by News Corporation
*Harper Sportwear, southern Collegiate Sportswear campany based in Chapel Hill, NC www.harperarts.com

In fiction

*"Harper" (film), a 1966 film starring Paul Newman
*Harpers (Forgotten Realms), a semi-secret organization of good in the fictional "Forgotten Realms" of "Dungeons & Dragons"
* Patrick Harper (fiction), a fictional character in Bernard Cornwell's "Sharpe" novels
* The Harper family in "My Family"

ee also

* Harper's (disambiguation)
* Harpers Ferry (disambiguation)
* Harper Road (a disambiguation page)
* Harp, a stringed instrument


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  • Harper — Harper, IA U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 134 Housing Units (2000): 61 Land area (2000): 0.087944 sq. miles (0.227773 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.087944 sq. miles (0.227773 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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  • Harper — Harper, Buchdrucker und Verlegerfamilie. Die aus Newtown (Long Island) gebürtigen Brüder James (geb. 13. April 1795, gest. 27. März 1869) und John H. (geb. 22. März 1797, gest. 22. April 1875) errichteten 1817 in New York eine kleine… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Harper, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 134 Housing Units (2000): 61 Land area (2000): 0.087944 sq. miles (0.227773 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.087944 sq. miles (0.227773 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Harper, KS — U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 1567 Housing Units (2000): 787 Land area (2000): 1.285513 sq. miles (3.329463 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.285513 sq. miles (3.329463 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Harper, TX — U.S. Census Designated Place in Texas Population (2000): 1006 Housing Units (2000): 536 Land area (2000): 56.582675 sq. miles (146.548449 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 56.582675 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Harper — m f English (mainly U.S.): transferred use of the surname, originally an occupational name for someone who played the harp. As a female name it has been borne in particular by the southern American writer Harper Lee, author of To Kill a… …   First names dictionary

  • harper — HARPER. v. a. L H s aspire.) Prendre & serrer des mains avec violence. Il est bas. Harper quelqu un au colet. ils se querellerent & se harperent. ils se sont harpez aux cheveux …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Harper — Harp er (h[aum]rp [ e]r), n. [AS. hearpere.] 1. A player on the harp; a minstrel. [1913 Webster] The murmuring pines and the hemlocks . . . Stand like harpers hoar, with beards that rest on their bosoms. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] 2. A brass coin …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English