American National Biography
A source of historical American biography.
Biography in Context
Biography in Context is a comprehensive database of biographical information.
Biography Reference Bank
Full-text biographical profiles of people from antiquity to the present.
Biography and Genealogy Master Index
This is an online index to sources that contain multiple biographies. Use the database to identify a publication that includes the biographical information needed, and then check your library catalog for the call number.
African American Biographical Database
The African American Biographical Database (AABD) brings together the biographies of thousands of African Americans. Covers 1790 to 1950.
Black Abolitionist Papers
Primary sources from African Americans actively involved in the movement to end slavery in the United States. The approximately 15,000 articles, documents, correspondence, proceedings, manuscripts, and literary works of almost 300 Black abolitionists. Covers 1830-1865.
Black Thought and Culture: African Americans from Colonial Times to the Present
"When complete, Black Thought and Culture will provide approximately 100,000 pages of monographs, essays, articles, speeches, and interviews written by leaders within the black community from the earliest times to the present."
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