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Biographical Resources

American National Biography
Contains over 17,000 biographical entries of influential Americans.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Ancestry Library Edition
Provides the ability to search for genealogical information from such sources as the US Census. Access is only available while on campus.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Biographical Dictionary
Includes more than 25,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day.

Biographical Memoirs
Biographies of former members of the National Academy of Sciences.

Biography Reference Bank
Citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents covering native North American culture, history, and life. Off-campus access is also available.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Contemporary Black Biography
Contains biographies of important people of African heritage.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Distinguished Women of Past and Present
This site has biographies of women who contributed to our culture in many different ways.

LibrarySpot: Biographies
Online reference service with a variety of biographical sources.

Obituary Page, 1994-
A simple listing of the birth and death dates of famous people who have died since 1994.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Contains biographies of over 57,000 people related to the history of Great Britain.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Presidents of the United States
Background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and some points of interest on each of the presidents.

Pulitzer Prizes
Documents 80 years of American intellectual and artistic excellence in journalism, letters, drama, and music.

This site contains lists of heads of state and heads of government of all countries and territories, usually going back to at least 1900.

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