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Dictionary of American biography

Author: American Council of Learned Societies.
Publisher: New York : C. Scribner's Sons, 1928-58.
Series: History resource center U.S.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Collection of primary documents, secondary reference sources, and journal articles covering all areas of U.S. history from pre-colonial times to the present day. The DAB records the lives of prominent Americans who died by Dec. 31, 1980.
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Genre/Form: Dictionary
Biographies
Dictionaries
Biography
Biography Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: American Council of Learned Societies.
OCLC Number: 1109166981
Notes: "No living persons ... have biographies in the Dictionary ... [and] no persons who ... [have] not lived in the territory known as the United States"--Introd., v.l, p. vii.
Description: 22 volumes ; 26 cm
Contents: V. 1. Abbe-Barrymore. --
v. 2. Barsotti-Brazer. --
v. 3. Brearly-Chandler. --
v. 4. Chanfrau-Cushing. --
v. 5. Cushman-Eberle. --
v. 6. Echols-Fraser. --
v. 7. Fraunces-Grimké. --
v. 8. Grinnell-Hibbard. --
v. 9. Hibben-Jarvis. --
v. 10. Jasper-Larkin. --
v. 11. Larned-MacCracken. --
v. 12. McCrady-Millington. --
v. 13. Mills-Oglesby. --
v. 14. Oglethorpe-Platner. --
v. 15. Platt-Roberdeau. --
v. 16. Robert-Seward. --
v. 17. Sewell-Stevenson. --
v. 18. Steward-Trowbridge. --
v. 19. Troye-Wentworth. --
v. 20. Werden-Zunser. --
v. 21. Supplement one, to December 31, 1935. --
v. 22. Supplement two, to December 31, 1940. --
v. [23] Supplement three, 1941-1945 --
v. [24] Supplement four, 1946-1950 (with an index guide to the supplements) --
v. [25] Supplement five, 1951-1955 (with an index guide to the supplements) --
v. [26] Supplement six, 1956-1960 (with an index guide to the supplements) --
v. [27] Supplement seven, 1961-1965 (with an index guide to the supplements) --
v. [28] Supplement eight, 1966-1970. --
v. [29] Supplement nine, 1971-1975. I. Abbe-Barrymore --
II. Barsotti-Brazer --
III. Brearly-Chandler --
Iv. Chanfrau-Cushing --
v. Cushman-Eberle --
VI. Echols-Fraser --
VII. Fraunces-Grimké --
VIII. Grinnell-Hibbard --
IX. Hibben-Jarvis --
X. Jasper-Yarkin --
XI. Larned-MacCracken --
XII. McCrady-Millington --
XIII. Mills-Oglesby --
XIv. Oglethorpe-Plattner --
Xv. Platt-Roberdeau --
XVI. Robert-Seward --
XVII. Sewell-Stevenson --
XVIII. Steward-Trowbridge --
XIX. Troye-Wentworth --
XX. Werden-Zunser --
XXI. Supplement one. [To December 31, 1935] --
XXII. Supplement two. [To December 31, 1940]. V. 1. Abbe-Barrymore. --
v. 2. Barsotti-Brazer. --
v. 3. Brearly-Chandler. --
v. 4. Chanfrau-Cushing. --
v. 5. Cushman-Eberle. --
v. 6. Echols-Fraser. --
v. 7. Fraunces-Grimke. --
v. 8. Grinell-Hibbard. --
v. 9. Hibben-Jarvis. --
v. 10. Jasper-Larkin. --
v. 11. Larned-MacCracken. --
v. 12. McCrady-Millington. --
v. 13. Mills-Oglesby. --
v. 14. Ogelthorpe-Platner. --
v. 15. Platt-Roberdeau. --
v. 16. Robert-Seward. --
v. 17. Sewell-Stevenson. --
v. 18. Steward-Trowbridge. --
v. 19. Troye-Wentwoth. --
v. 20. Werden-Zunser. --
v. 21. Supplement one. <To December 31, 1935> --
v. 22. Supplement two. <To December 31, 1940>
Series Title: History resource center U.S.
Responsibility: under the auspices of the American council of learned societies.

Abstract:

Collection of primary documents, secondary reference sources, and journal articles covering all areas of U.S. history from pre-colonial times to the present day. The DAB records the lives of prominent Americans who died by Dec. 31, 1980.
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