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Digital Reference Resources: Specialized Biography
A guide to basic reference resources for the SUNY Plattsburgh community.
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Specialized Biographical Resources
Biographies of 20th century and contemporary visual artists. Each entry has a portrait, brief biography, links to articles, related essays, and interviews.
Dictionary of Canadian Biography
Information on people who lived in what is now Canada between 1000 and 1920.
Distinguished Women of Past and Present
Site contains biographies, and links to biographies of important women.
Find a Grave
Search for graves of famous people from around the world. Includes links for finding graves of non-famous people and cemeteries.
I Hear America Singing: Profiles
Composers, poets and writers, artists, and artistic and cultural movements that define the American song saga.
List of Popes
List of popes, with biographical articles, from the Catholic Encyclopedia (published 1910). No biographies available after Pius X (1903-14).
Monarchs of Britain
Profiles and portraits of monarchs of England and Great Britain, 802 to present. Lists of monarchs of earlier kingdoms, both historical and legendary.
National Inventors Hall of Fame
Biographies of "the women and men responsible for the great technological advances that make human, social and economic progress possible."
Nobel Prize Internet Archive
Brief biographies of all Nobel Prize winners.
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