Basic Information Sources

in the

Lake Superior State University Library

November 2011

Biographical Information Sources

 

INDEXES

Herbert, Miranda C. and McNeil, Barbara Biography and Genealogy Master Index, A Consolidated Index to more than 3,200,000 Biographical Sketches in over 350 Current and Retrospective Biographical Dictionaries. 2nd ed. 8 Vol. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1980. Index Section. Continued online on the library databases page.

Herbert, Miranda C. and McNeil, Barbara Biography and Genealogy Master Index, Supplement. 3 Vol. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1982. Supplement Index Section

Biography Index: A Cumulative Index to Biographical Material in Books and Magazines
. New York: H.W. Wilson Co., 1946--. Index Section. Continued online on the library databases page.


GENERAL BIOGRAPHICAL SOURCES

Dictionary of American Biography. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1958- Ref E 176.D56 1958 and supplements

Dictionary of National Biography. London: Oxford University Press, 1953- Ref DA 28 .D47 and supplements

Falk, Byron A. Personal name index to "The New York times index" . Succasunna, NJ : Roxbury Data Interface, c1976. Ref CT104 .F28

Falk, Byron A. Personal name index to "The New York times index," 1975-1999 supplement. Sparks, Nev. : Roxbury Data Interface, c2001- . CT104 .F28 1975-1999 Suppl.

Garraty, John and Carnes, Mark. American National Biography. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. Reference CT213 .A68 1999

Who's Who in America. New Providence, NJ: Marquis Who's Who, 1985- Ref E 663 .W56


LITERARY BIOGRAPHICAL SOURCES


Millett, Fred B. Contemporary American Authors; A Critical Survey and 219 Bio-bibliographies. New York : Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1940. Ref PS 126 .M65c

Vinson, James. Contemporary Novelists. 2nd ed., New York: St Martin's Press, 1976. Ref PR 883 .V55 1976

Burke, William J. American Authors and Books: 1640 to the Present Day. New York: Crown Publishers, 1962. Ref PS 21 .B87 1962


GALE RESEARCH SERIES :

INDEX


Contemporary Authors: Cumulative Index. Detroit: Gale Research Co., frequently updated. Ref CT 220 .C59 V. 1-142
V. 1-45


LITERARY BIOGRAPHICAL SOURCES

Contemporary Authors. 1st revision. 44 vols. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1967-1979. Ref. CT 220 .C592

Contemporary Authors. New revision series. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1981-- Ref CT 220 .C593

Contemporary Authors. Original. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1967-- Ref CT 220 .C59

DISCovering Authors: Biographies and Criticism on 300 most-studied writers. [CD-ROM] Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1993. Ask at the Reserve Desk for the CD-ROM


H.W. WILSON SERIES
:


INDEXES

Index to the Wilson Authors Series. New York: H.W. Wilson Co., 1991. Ref PN 451 .I5 1991

Current Biography Cumulated Index, 1940-1990. New York: H.W. Wilson Co., 1991. Ref CT 100 .C8


LITERARY BIOGRAPHICAL SOURCES

Current Biography. New York: H.W. Wilson Co., 1940--. Ref CT 100 C.8

Wakeman, John. World Authors, 1950-1970. New York: H.W. Wilson Co., 1975. Ref PN 451 .W3

Wakeman, John. World Authors, 1970-1975. New York: H.W. Wilson Co., 1980. Ref PN 451 .W67

Colby, Vineta. World Authors, 1975-1980. New York: H.W. Wilson Co., 1985 Ref PN 451 .W672 1985

Colby, Vineta. World Authors 1980-1985. New York: H.W. Wilson Co., 1991. Ref PN 451 .W672 1990

Grant, Michael. Greek and Latin Authors, 800 B.C. - A.D. 1000: A Biographical Dictionary. New York: H.W. Wilson Co., 1980. Ref PA 31 .G7

Kunitz, Stanley J. and Haycraft, Howard. American Authors: 1600-1900. New York: H.W. Wilson Co., 1938. Ref PS 21 .K8

Kunitz, Stanley J. and Haycraft Howard. British Authors Before 1800: A Biographical Dictionary. New York: H.W. Wilson Co., 1952. Ref PR 105 .K9

Kunitz, Stanley J. and Colby, Vineta. European Authors, 1000-1900: A Biographical Dictionary of European Literature. New York: H.W. Wilson Co., 1967. Ref PN 451 .K8

Kunitz, Stanley J. Twentieth Century Authors: A Biographical Dictionary of Modern Literature. New York: H.W. Wilson Co., 1942. Ref PN 771 .K86


POLITICAL SCIENCE BIOGRAPHICAL SOURCES

American leaders, 1789-1991 : a biographical summary. Washington, D.C. : Congressional Quarterly, c1991. Ref E176 .A59 1991

O'Brien, Steven. American Political Leaders : from Colonial Times to the Present. Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c1991. Ref E176 .O27 1991

Who's Who in American Politics. New York: R.R. Bowker Company. 1967/68--. Ref E 176 .W6424


PSYCHOLOGICAL BIOGRAPHICAL SOURCES

Kimble, Gregory A., Wertheimer, Michael and White, Charlotte L. Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 1991. Ref BF 109 .A1 P67 1991

O'Connell, Agnes N. And Russo, Nancy F. Women in Psychology: A Bio-Bibliographic Sourcebook. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 1990. Ref BF 109 .A1 W65 1990

Zusne, Leonard Biographical Dictionary of Psychology. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 1984. Ref BF 109 .Z1 .Z85 1984


SCIENTIFIC BIOGRAPHICAL SOURCES

American Men and Women of Science. 11 vols. New York: Bowker, 1976. Ref Q 141 .A47 1976

Dictionary of Scientific Biography. 14 vols. New York: Scribner, 1970-1976. Ref Q 141 .D5

Ogilvie, Marilyn Baily Women in science: Antiquity Through the Nineteenth Century. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1988.
Ref Q 141 .O34

Williams, Trevor I. A Biographical Dictionary of Scientists. New York: Wiley-Interscience, 1969. Ref Q 141 .W62 1969