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Biographical Resources

Resources for finding information about public figures

Introduction

Welcome! If you need to find out about a particular person, you've come to the right place. The Thompson Library has many biographical databases, encyclopedias (online and in print), directories, and other sources of information about individuals.

Resources to Start With

The databases below are excellent resources for finding background information about prominent people, both living and dead.

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