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Dictionary of American biography,

Author: American Council of Learned Societies.
Publisher: New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928-58.
Series: History resource center U.S.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Biography   Computer File : 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: Biographies
Reference works
Dictionaries
Dictionary
Biography
Biography Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dictionary of American biography.
New York, Scribner, 1928-58
(OCoLC)612450723
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: American Council of Learned Societies.
OCLC Number: 4171403
Notes: "No living persons ... have biographies in the Dictionary ... [and] no persons who ... [have] not lived in the territory now known as the United States."
The original 20 vols. were issued 1928-36. Vols. 21 and 22 consist of Supplement one, to Dec. 31, 1935, and Supplement two, to Dec. 31, 1940, issued in 1944 and 1958 respectively.
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.--v. [30] Supplement ten, 1975-1980 --
Index. 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].
Series Title: History resource center U.S.
Responsibility: under the auspices of the American Council of Learned Societies ...

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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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