- Biography in Context is a
comprehensive database of biographical information on
people from throughout history, around the world, and across all
disciplines and subject areas. It contains
biographies from reference works and full-text articles from
info and title list
The Biographical Dictionary
- Contains information on over 19,000 notable people
from ancient times to the present.
- Browse over 5000 people by name A-Z, by field of endeavor, and more; or
use the Search field at top right to search by name. From The Biography Channel.
- Part of an on-going project by students in mathematics classes at
Agnes Scott College in Atlanta, Georgia to illustrate the numerous
achievements of women in the field of mathematics.
The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences
- African Americans who have contributed to the advancement of science
National Portrait Gallery
- At the Smithsonian. Search for portraits of famous Americans including presidents.
- Offers both genealogical and historical information about many famous
(and infamous) women throughout history.
The Presidents and
- From the history pages at the White House web site.
Listings of phone and email directories from our directory page.
Write To a Celeb
- Mailing addresses for famous people. Free service with no pop-up ads, but
we haven't verified that the addresses are current.
How to Contact a Celebrity
- Suggestions for locating addresses, fan clubs, and websites for celebrities.
Links to both free and paid services.