Ask your librarian about print biographies available in the CHS library.

Lives, the Biography Resource
Calls itself the "largest guide to biography sites on the Web," linking to thousands of biographies, autobiographies, memoirs, letters, oral histories and other documents, and searchable by individual name or a variety of special collections.

The Biographical Dictionary
Includes more than 28,000 brief profiles of notables from ancient times to the present day.
Information from the Cambridge Encyclopedia Database , the C ambridge Dictionary of American Biography , and such A&E resources as the Biography and History Channels and Biography Magazine .

PBS Biographies
Profiles and enhanced transcripts of notables originally featured in boadcasts, such as Joe DiMaggio, Marcus Garvey, Lucille Ball, Napoleon, and many more.