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A guide to biographical sources available through the Smith College Libraries.
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Specialized Biographical Sources

Major Biographical Sources

Bert Lahr as Cowardly Lion from Oz, Corbis, Bettmann Archive, 1039Henry VIII, William Faithorne, engraving, 17th century, Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, ARTstorVirginia Stephen, photography by George Beresford, Smith College, Mortimer Rare Book Room, 1902William Shakespeare, First Folio British Library G.11631 title page, 1623Martin Luther King, Jr. photo by Bob Adelman, August 28, 1963, Corbis

Biographical Indexes & Genealogy

  • Biography and Genealogy Master Index
    Indexes reference sources containing biographical entries on individuals, both living and deceased, from every field of activity and world region.
  • Biography Index 1984+
    Indexes articles, books, and autobiographies for people from antiquity to the present and from all fields and nationalities.
  • Ancestry (Library Edition)
    Census, vital, church, court & immigration records for the US & UK, plus other areas. Major components: US federal census 1790-1930 (incl. manuscript returns); historical maps; Social Security Death Index; etc.

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