Biography Resources

American National Biography Online
The landmark American National Biography offers portraits of more than 19,000 men & women — from all eras and walks of life — whose lives have shaped the nation.
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Current Biography Illustrated Database
Topics covered in the Current Biography Illustrated database  include art history & criticism, architecture & architectural history, archaeology, antiques, museum studies, graphic arts, industrial design, landscape architecture, interior design, folk art, painting, photography, pottery, sculpture, decorative arts, costume design, television and video, motion pictures, advertising art, non-western art, textiles and much more.
Current Biography Database