Black biographical dictionaries 1790-1950

[editors, Randall K. Burkett, Nancy Hall Burkett, Henry Louis Gates, Jr.]
Books/Monographs/Book with Fiche
Alexandria, Virginia : Chadwyck-Healey, [198-]
i, 19 p. : ill., maps, ports. + 1208 microfiches


This publication is sometimes referred to as "The Black Biography Project."

Supplement: Index to titles 299-350. Published in 2000. 305 p.

This microfiche collection contains more than 300 titles of biographical dictionaries and more than 30,000 biographical references. The titles come from more than 100 public and private repositories across the U.S. and Britain. The volumes in this publication deal primarily with Black Americans. A variety of biographical compendiums are included such as: National activists; state and local figures; prominent women; legal, medical, educational, business, and other professional directories; music, arts, literary directories; Church and missionary society leaders; social club and fraternal order members; reform organization members; pictorial histories of individuals and institutions.

Each title listed in this microfiche edition is preceded by a title number which is included with each title on the microfiche, and also included in the booklet entitled: Handlist of titles.

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