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Online Biographical Resources
Short history of the US Presidency, along with biographical sketches and portraits of all the presidents to date. From the official White House site.
Discovering American Women's History Online
This database provides access to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States. These diverse collections range from Ancestral Pueblo pottery to interviews with women engineers from the 1970s.
Offical site of A&E's Biography television series. Includes the searchble text of 15,000 entries from The Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia.
Black History: Biographies
The Thompson-Gale Group has created a free online resource containing biographies of famous African Americans. Information includes extensive biographical sketches, hypertext links that allow for cross-referencing amongst related individuals, and a short
Internet Public Library Biographies
The Internet Public Library compiles numerous Web links to biographical sources, as well as hundreds of other topics. IPL is a public service organization and learning/teaching environment from the University of Michigan.
Biographies in Our Library
You will find general biographies with the call number starting with CT.
You will also find specialized biographies, as well, just enter the person's name followed by the word biography in the catalog search box.
Those listed here are only a sampling of subject-specific biographies in our Library's Reference section.
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