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Biographical Sources

Reliable scholarly biographies of major figures in American history.


Biographies from dictionaries, encyclopedias, and magazines. (Formerly Biography Resource Center.)

1946 to present

Indexes articles, books, and autobiographies for people from antiquity to the present and from all fields and nationalities.

50,000 biographies of the men and women who shaped all aspects of Britain's past, from the 4th century BC to the year 2001. 2nd edition, with illustrations.