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Biographical Sources (General)
American National Biography OnlineThis link opens in a new windowBiographical dictionary of notable deceased American men and women from all eras of American history. Includes illustrations and links to other web resources.
Grove Art OnlineThis link opens in a new windowGrove Art Online is an encyclopedia covering both Western and non-Western art and all aspects of visual culture. Articles include bibliographies and searchable images. As part of Oxford Art Online, keywords also are simultaneously searched in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Oxford Companion to Western Art.
Oxford Dictionary of National BiographyThis link opens in a new windowThe Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is the national record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century." Does not include living people or those recently deceased.
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Biography (Gale in Context)This link opens in a new windowBiography In Context offers biographical information about historically significant figures as well as present-day newsmakers. It includes reference content alongside magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images.
Biographical Sources (Architects)
Pritzger Architecture Prize WinnersInternational prize awarded annual to a living architect for significant achievements. Includes biography, selected works, images, and more.
Avery obituary index of architectsContains [i.e. Indexes] the obituary notices for architects from all periodicals currently indexed by the Avery Library ... [and] those in newspapers, chiefly the New York Times.