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Biography and Genealogy Master Index


Indexes biographical listings in print dictionaries and encyclopedias covering millions individuals, both living and deceased, from every field of activity and from all areas of the world. A good resource for researching those who are less well-known or famous. 

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), All Branch Libraries

Subjects: Biography; Genealogy
(Bolded items are subjects for which this is a recommended resource)

Notes: Listings are from English-language biographical dictionaries, subject encyclopedias, and related works. Listings often provide birth and death years, as well as giving the source of the biographical listing, publisher, year of publication, and other pertinent data.

Dates of Coverage: N/A

Update Frequency: Semi-annually

Print Equivalent: Biography and Genealogy Master Index is available in the Rose Main Reading Room in *R-AA 81-1683.

Provider: Gale Group

Format: Web

Output Type: Print, Email, Download