Biography Resources: Reference Books

African Americans

The African American Almanac

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E185.N385 2008

African American Authors, 1754-1945

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PS153.N5 A32 2000

Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E185 .E545 2006 vol. 1-3

African-American Social Leaders and Activists

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E185.96.R88 2003

African American Writers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PS153.N5 A344 2001 vol. 1-2

African American National Biography

CALL NUMBER: Ref. E185.96 .A4466 2008 vol. 1-8

Encyclopedia of African American Artists

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. N6538 .N5 J44 2009

Encyclopedia of African American Women Writers

CALL NUMBER: Ref. PS153.N5 E49 2007 vol. 1-2

African Americans in the Visual Arts

CALL NUMBER: Ref. N6538.N5 O86 2003

Black Women in America

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E185.86.B542 1993 vol. 1-2

Contemporary Black Biography

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. DT18.C66 vol. 1-date

Distinguished African American Scientists of the 20th Century

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. Q141.D535 1996

International Dictionary of Black Composers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. ML105.I5 1999 vol. 1-2

The Malcolm X Encyclopedia

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. BP223 .Z8 L573 2002

Notable Black American Men

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E185.86.N68 1999

Notable Black American Scientists

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. Q141.N726 1999

Notable Black American Women

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E185.96.N68 1992, 1996 and 2003

Reel Black Talk:  A Sourcebook of 50 American Filmmakers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN1998.2.M66 1997

W.E.B. Du Bois:  An Encyclopedia

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E185.97.D73 W164 2001

Artists

20th Century Painters and Sculptors

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. N6768.S6 1990

A to Z of American Women in the Visual Arts

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. N6505.K59 2002

African Americans in the Visual Arts

CALL NUMBER: Ref. N6538.N5 O86 2003

American Photographers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. TR139 .A46 1989

A Biographical Dictionary of Women Artists in Europe and America since 1850

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. N6757.D86 1989

Biographies of Western Photographers:  A Reference Guide to Photographers Working in the 19th Century American West

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. TR139 .M38 1997

Contemporary Artists

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. N6490.C6567 2002 vol. 1-2

Contemporary Fashion

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. TT505.A1 C66 2002

Contemporary Photographers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. TR139 .C664 1995

Contemporary Women Artists

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. N8354.C66 1999

Dictionary of American Art and Artists

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. N6505 .M59 2007

The Dictionary of American Artists, Sculptors and Engravers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. N6536.Y7

The Dictionary of Art

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. N31.D5 1996 vol. 1-34

Dictionary of Women Artists

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. N8354.D53 1997 vol. 1-2

Encyclopedia of African American Artists

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. N6538 .N5 J44 2009

Lives and Legacies:  Artists, Writers, and Musicians

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. NX90.A714 2001

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. NA40.M25 1982 vol. 1-4

Samuels' Encyclopedia of Artists of the American West

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. N8214.5.U6 S25 1985

Twentieth Century United States Photographers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. TR139 .C65 2008

Who Was Who in American Art, 1594-1975

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. N6512.F26 1999 vol. 1-3

Who's Who in American Art

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. N6536.W5 2001-2002

Who's Who in Art

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. N40.W6 1996

World Artists, 1950-1980

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. N6489.M37 1984

World Artists, 1980-1990

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. N6489.W67 1991

Business

American Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Business Visionaries

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. CT214 .C29 2002

International Encyclopedia of Business and Management

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. HF1001 .I53 2002 vol. 1-8

Who's Who in Finance and Industry

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. HF3023.A2 W5 2002/03

Criminals

Bloodletters and Badmen:  A Narrative Encyclopedia of American Criminals from the Pilgrims to the Present

CALL NUMBER: Ref. HV6785 .N37 1995

Cops, Crooks, and Criminologists

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. HV7911 .A1 A94 1996

The Encyclopedia of American Crime

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. HV6789 .S54 2001 vol. 1-2

Encyclopedia of Organized Crime in the United States

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. HV6446 .K43 2000

The FBI:  A Comprehensive Reference Guide

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. HV8144 .F43 F35 1999

Murder Cases of the Twentieth Century: Biographies and Bibliographies of 280 Convicted or Accused Killers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. HV6245 .F74 1996

Dancers

Film Choreographers and Dance Directors

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. GV1779 .B55 1997

International Dictionary of Ballet

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. GV1585 .I57 1993 vol. 1-2

International Encyclopedia of Dance

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. GV1585 .I586 1998 vol. 1-6

Educators

Directory of American Scholars

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. LA2311 .C32 2002 vol. 1-6

National Faculty Directory

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. L901 .N34 2007 vol. 1-3

General

Almanac of Famous People

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. CT104 .B56 1994 vol. 1-2

American Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Business Visionaries

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. CT214 .C29 2002

American National Biography

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. CT213 .A68 1999 vol. 1-24 + supplements

Explorers and Discoverers of the World

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. G200 .E88 1993

Great Lives from History:  American Series

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. CT214 .G74 1987 vol. 1-5

Great Lives from History:  Twentieth Century Series

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. CT120 .G69 1990 vol. 1-5

Great Lives from History:  American Women Series

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. HQ1412 .G74 1995 v.5

Nobel Prize Winners

CALL NUMBER: Ref. AS911 .N9 N59 1987-1996

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. DA28 .O95 2004  vol. 1-61

The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives, The 1960s

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. CT213 .S374 2003 vol. 1-2

The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives, 1981-2005

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. CT213 .S37 1998 vol. 1-7

Who Was Who in America

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E176 .W64   1607-2004

Who's Who

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. DA28 .W6   1937-2009

The Who's Who of Nobel Prize Winners, 1901-1995

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. AS911 .N9 W53 1996

Who's Who of Pulitzer Prize Winners

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. AS911 .P8 B74 1999

Hispanic and Latin Americans

The Hispanic American Almanac

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E184 .S75 H557 2003

Encyclopedia of Latino Popular Culture

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E184.S75 E59 2004 vol. 1-2

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E184.S75 O97 2005 vol. 1-4

Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. F1406 .E53 2008 vol. 1-6

Encyclopedia of Latin American Politics

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. F1410 .E56 2002

Latin American Writers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PQ7081 .A1 L37 1989 vol. 1-3

Notable Twentieth-Century Latin American Women: A Biographical Dictionary

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. CT3290 .N68 2001

Spanish American Authors

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PQ7081.3 .F57 1992

History

A Biographical Dictionary of World War II

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. D736 .T78

Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. D14 .E53 1999 vol. 1-2

Who Was Who in the Greek World, 776 BC-30BC

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. DF208 .W48 1982

Who Was Who in the Roman World, 753 BC-AD476

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. DG203 .W46

Who's Who in the Ancient Near East

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. DS62.2 .L45 1999

Women in World History

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. HQ1115 .W6 1999 vol. 1-17

International

Facts About the British Prime Ministers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. DA28.4 .E54 1995

Heads of States and Governments:  A Worldwide Encyclopedia

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. D412 .L46 1994

The International Who's Who

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. CT120 .I5 1960-2007

The Mammoth Book of British Kings and Queens

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. DA28.1 .A85 1999

Who Was Who in the Greek World, 776BC-30BC

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. DF208 .W48 1982

Who Was Who in the Roman World, 753BC-AD476

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. DG203 .W46

Who's Who in the East

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E747 .W59 2005

Military

Brassey's Encyclopedia of Military History and Biography

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. U24 .B73 1994

Dictionary of American Military Biography

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. U52 .D53 1984 vol. 1-3

Musicians

ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) Biographical Dictionary

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. ML106 .U3 A5 1980

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Classical Musicians

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. ML105 .S612 1997

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. ML105 .B16 2001 vol. 1-6

Biographical Dictionary of Afro-American and African Musicians

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. ML105 .S67 1982

The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. ML102 .J3 F39 1999

Contemporary American Composers: A Biographical Dictionary

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. ML390 .A54

Contemporary Composers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. ML105 .C75 1992

A Dictionary of Musicians from the Earliest Times

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. ML105 .S2 1966 vol. 1-2

Great Composers, 1300-1900

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. ML105 .E944

The Harvard Biographical Dictionary of Music

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. ML105 .H38 1996

The International Cyclopedia of Music and Musicians

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. ML100 .T47 1975

International Dictionary of Black Composers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. ML105 .I5 1999 vol. 1-2

International Dictionary of Opera

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. ML102 .O6 I6 1993 vol. 1-2

Lives and Legacies:  Artists, Writers, and Musicians

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. NX90 .A714 2001

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. ML100 .N48 2001 vol. 1-29

The Rock Who's Who

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. ML102 .R6 H5 1996

Trouble Girls:  The Rolling Stone Book of Women in Rock

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. ML394 .T76 1997

Women and Music in America Since 1900

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. ML82 .W625 2002 vol. 1-2

Native Americans

American Indian Biographies

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E98 .A46 2005

The Encyclopedia of Native American Biography

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E89 .J69 1997

Native American Women:  A Biographical Dictionary

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E98 .W8 B38 1993

Native Americans

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E93 .N32 2002

Notable Native Americans

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E89 .N67 1995

Philosophers

Fifty Major Philosophers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. B72 .C59 1987

Lives and Legacies:  Philosophers and Religious Leaders

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. B104 .P48 1999

Political Scientists

American First Ladies

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E176.2 .A4 2002

American Political Leaders

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E176 .W75 2002

The American Presidents

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E176.1 .A6563 2000

CQ's Politics in America

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. JK1012 .P64 2008

Encyclopedia of Latin American Politics

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. F1410 .E56 2002

Encyclopedia of the United States Cabinet

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E176 .G89 2000 vol. 1-3

Encyclopedia of Third Parties in America

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. JK2261 .E474 2000 vol. 1-3

Facts About the Presidents

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E176.1 .K3 2001

Lives and Legacies:  Government Leaders, Military Rulers, and Political Activists

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. D107 .G646 2001

Presidential Also-Rans and Running Mates, 1788-1996

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E175.1 .S695 1998

The Presidents

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E176.1 .P918 2002

Presidents from Hoover Through Truman, 1929-1953

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E176.1 .P9214 2002

Presidents from Reagan Through Clinton, 1981-2001

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E176.1 .P922 2002

Presidents from Theodore Roosevelt Through Coolidge, 1901-1929

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E176.1 .P9225 2002

Presidents from Washington Through Monroe, 1789-1825

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E176.1 .S927 2002

Religion

Dictionary of Catholic Biography

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. BX4651.2 .D4

Encyclopedia of American Women and Religion

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. BL2525 .B45 1998

Jewish Women in America

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. DS115.2 .J49 1997 vol. 1-2

Lives and Legacies:  Philosophers and Religious Leaders

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. B104 .P48 1999

The Oxford Dictionary of Saints

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. BX4659 .G7 F37

Peculiar Prophets

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. BL72 .L48 1999

Scientists and Mathemeticians

A to Z of Women in Science and Math

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. Q141 .Y675 1999

American Men and Women of Science

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. Q141 .A47 25th ed. vol. 1-8  (2008)

American Women in Science, 1950 to the Present:  A Biographical Dictionary

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. Q141 .B254 1998

Biographical Dictionary of American and Canadian Naturalists and Environmentalists

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. QH26 .B535 1997

Biographical Dictionary of Mathematicians

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. QA28 .B534 1991 vol. 1-4

Biographical Encyclopedia of Mathematicians

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. QA28 .B544 1999 vol. 1-2

Celebrating Women in Mathematics and Science

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. QA27.5 .C45 1996

Dictionary of Scientific Biography

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. Q141 .D5 vol. 1-18

Distinguished African American Scientists of the 20th Century

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. Q141 .D535 1996

International Biographical Dictionary of Computer Pioneers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. QA76.2 .A2 L44 1995b

Ladies in the Laboratory?  American and British Women in Science, 1800-1900:  A Survey of Their Contributions to Research

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. Q141 .C69 1998

Leading Personalities in Statistical Sciences:  From the Seventeenth Century to the Present

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. QA276.156 .L43 1997

Notable Black American Scientists

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. Q141 .N726 1999

Notable Mathematicians

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. QA28 .N66 1998

Notable Twentieth-Century Scientists

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. Q141 .N73 1995 vol. 1-4 + Suppl.

Notable Women in the Life Sciences

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. QH26 .N68 1996

Science and Its Times

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. Q175.46 .S35 2000 vol. 1-8

The Scientific 100

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. Q148 .S55 1996

Lives and Legacies:  Scientists, Mathematicians, and Inventors

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. Q141 .S54 1999

Statisticians of the Centuries

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. QA276.156 .S73 2001

Sports Figures

The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. GV865 .A1 R473 1994

Encyclopedia of Women and Sport in America

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. GV709 .E53 1998

Encyclopedia of Women and Sports

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. GV709 .S44 1996

The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives:  Sports Figures

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. GV697 .A1 S42 2002 vol. 1-2

Supreme Court

Congressional Quarterly's Guide to the U.S. Supreme Court

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. KF8742 .W567 1997 vol. 1-2

Encyclopedia of the U.S. Supreme Court

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. KF8742 .A35 E53 2001 vol. 1-3

Macmillan Profiles:  Justices of the States Supreme Court

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. KF8744 .J875 2001

The Supreme Court A to Z

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. KF8742 .A35 S8 2007

The Supreme Court Justices:  Illustrated Biographies, 1789-1993

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. KF8744 .S86 1993

Television and Film

American Actors and Actresses

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN1998 .A2 1983

Contemporary North American Film Directors:  A Wallflower Critical Guide

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN1998.2 .W385 2002

Film Choreographers and Dance Directors

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. GV1779 .B55 1997

International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers

CALL NUMBER:
Ref. PN1997.8 .I58 1997 vol. 1 (FILMS)
Ref. PN1997.8 .I58 1997 vol. 2 (DIRECTORS)
Ref. PN1997.8 .I58 1997 vol. 3 (ACTORS and ACTRESSES)
Ref. PN1997.8 .I58 1997 vol. 4 (WRITERS and PRODUCTION ARTISTS)

The New Biographical Dictionary of Film

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN1998.2 .T49 2004

Reel Black Talk:  A Sourcebook of 50 American Filmmakers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN1998.2 .M66 1997

Women Filmmakers and Their Films

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN1998.2 .W66 1998

World Film Directors Volume 1:  1890-1945

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN1998.2 .W67 1987 vol. 1

World Film Directors Volume 2:  1945-1985

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN1998.2 .W67 1987 vol. 2

Women

A to Z of American Women in the Visual Arts

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. N6505 .K59 2002

A to Z of Women in Science and Math

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. Q141 .Y675 1999

American First Ladies

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E176.2 .A4 2002

American Men and Women of Science

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. Q141 .A47 25th ed. vol. 1-8  (2008)

American Women Civil Rights Activists

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. JC599 .U5 H273 1993

American Women Writers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PS147 .A4 vol. 1-5

Black Women in America

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E185.86 .B542 1993 vol. 1-2

Celebrating Women in Mathematics

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. QA27.5 .C45 1996

Encyclopedia of Women and Sport in America

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. GV709 .E53 1998

Encyclopedia of Women and Sports

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. GV709 .S44 1996

Famous American Women:  A Biographical Dictionary from Colonial Times to the Present

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. HQ1412 .F35 1983

The Feminist Encyclopedia of Spanish Literature

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PQ6055 .F46 2002 vol. 1-2

Feminist Writers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN451 .F46 1996

Feminists Who Changed America 1963-1975

CALL NUMBER: Ref. HQ1412 .F46 2006

Great Lives from History:  American Women Series

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. HQ1412 .G74 1995 vol. 1-5

International Encyclopedia of Women's Suffrage

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. JF851 .H28 2000

Jewish Women in America

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. DS115.2 .J49 1997 vol. 1-2

Ladies in the Laboratory?  American and British Women in Science, 1800-1900:  A Survey of Their Contributions to Research

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. Q141 .C69 1998

Mothers of Achievement in American History

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. CT3260 .A47 1976

Native American Women:  A Biographical Dictionary

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E98 .W8 B38 1993

Notable American Women, 1607-1950

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. CT3260 .N57 vol. 1-3

Notable American Women:  The Modern Period

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. CT3260 .N573

Notable American Women:  Completing the Twentieth Century

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. CT3260 .N5725 2004

Notable Black American Women

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. E185.96 .N68 1992, 1996 and 2003

Notable Twentieth-Century Latin American Women:  A Biographical Dictionary

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. CT3290 .N68 2001

Notable Women in the Life Sciences

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. QH26 .N68 1996

Notable Women in World History

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. CT3230 .A28 1998

Significant Contemporary American Feminists

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. HQ1412 .S56 1999

Trouble Girls:  The Rolling Stone Book of Women in Rock

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. ML394 .T76 1997

Who's Who of American Women

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. CT3260 .W5 2004/2005

Women and Music in America Since 1900

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. ML82 .W625 2002 vol. 1-2

Women Filmmakers and Their Films

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN1998.2 .W66 1998

Women in World History

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. HQ1115 .W6 1999 vol. 1-17

Writers

100 Masters of Mystery and Detective Fiction

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN3448 .D4 A16 2001 vol. 1-2

African American Authors, 1754-1945

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PS153 .N5 A32 2000

African American Writers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PS153 .N5 A344 2001 vol. 1-2

African Writers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PL8010 .A453 1997 vol. 1-2

American Authors, 1600-1900:  A Biographical Dictionary

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PS21 .K8 1966

American Women Writers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PS147 .A4 vol. 1-5

Asian American Literature

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PS153 .A84 A82 1999

Biographical Dictionary of Literary Influences:  The Nineteenth Century, 1800-1914

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. Z1039 .C45 B56 2001

British Authors Before 1800:  A Biographical Dictionary

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PR105 .K9

British Authors of the Nineteenth Century

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PR451 .K8 1936

British Playwrights, 1880-1956

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PR736 .B7 1996

British Playwrights, 1956-1995

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PR736 .B75 1996

The Concise Encyclopedia of English and American Poets and Poetry

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PR19 .S6

Contemporary American Women Fiction Writers:  An A-to-Z Guide

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PS374 .W6 C66 2002

Contemporary Southern Writers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PS261 .C569 1999

Critical Survey of Long Fiction:  Authors

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PR821 .C7 1991 vol. 1-8

Critical Survey of Mystery and Detective Fiction:  Authors

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN3448 .D4 C75 1988 vol. 1-4

Critical Survey of Poetry:  Authors

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PR502 .C85 1982 vol. 1-7

Cyclopedia of World Authors

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN451 .C93 1997 vol. 1-5

Dictionary of Literary Biography

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PS221 .D5 vol. 1-date
Also available full-text via Literature Resource Center

An Encyclopedia of British Women Writers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PR111 .E54 1998

An Encyclopedia of Continental Women Writers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN481 .E5 1991 vol. 1-2

Encyclopedia of German Literature

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PT91 .E53 2000 vol. 1-2

Feminist Writers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN451 .F46 1996

Fifty Southern Writers Before 1900

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PS261 .F543 1987

Latin American Writers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PQ7081 .A1 L37 1989 vol. 1-3

Lives and Legacies:  Artists, Writers, and Musicians

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. NX90 .A714 2001

Native American Literature:  An Encyclopedia of Works, Characters, Authors, and Themes

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PS153 .I52 W47 1999

New Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PR9180.2 .E64 2002

Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PS217 .W64 N56 1997

The Oxford Companion to German Literature

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PT41 .G3 1997

Something About the Author

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN451 .S61 vol.1-date

Spanish American Authors:  The Twentieth Century

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PQ7081.3 .F57 1992

Spanish Dramatists of the Golden Age:  A Bio-Bibliographical Sourcebook

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PQ6051 .S63 1998

Spanish Women Writers

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PQ6055 .S63 1993

Twentieth Century Authors:  A Biographical Dictionary

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN771 .K86

Twentieth Century Authors:  First Supplement

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN771 .K865

Women Writers of Great Britain and Europe

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN471 .W565 1997

World Authors, 1950-1970

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN451 .W3

World Authors, 1970-1975

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN451 .W3 1979

World Authors, 1980-1985

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN451 .W672 1990

World Authors, 1985-1990

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN451 .W673 1995

World Authors, 2000-2005

CALL NUMBER:  Ref. PN771 .W675 2007