Biography

  • Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project full text includes biographical information, speeches and writings, images and video are also available, from Northern Illinois University
  • American President: An Online Reference Resource material on each U.S. President, first ladies and cabinet members, from the University of Virginia Miller Center of Public Affairs
  • Catholic Online–Saints and Angels information on Catholic saints and angels with feast days and a calendar of saints’ days
  • The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences biographies of African American men and women who have contributed to science and engineering
  • National Inventors Hall of Fame searchable by inventor, invention, induction date or decade
  • National Women’s Hall of Fame biographical information on American women who have made great contributions in various fields
  • Nobelprize.org information on all laureates
  • POTUS Presidents of the United States information on the presidents including background, election results, cabinet members, with links to biographies, documents, audio and video, from the Internet Public Library
  • Presidents of the United States biographical and other information from the White House, by president or by date
  • s9.com Biographical Dictionary brief sketches of over 33,000 notable people
  • US Civil War Generals short biographies of Confederate and Union Generals