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African American Biographical Database


Brings together biographies, rare books, and historical information on thousands of African-Americans. From 1790-1950.


Category: African-American Studies, History
Material Type: Biographies, Reference Sources
Access: On & Off Campus
Coverage: 1790 - 1950
Availability: Full Text
Updated: Bimonthly
Producer: Chadwyck-Healey
Vendor: ProQuest
Notes: Biographical portraits from newly uncovered dictionaries as well as from other published reference sources, obituary files, slave narrative collections, internet sites, etc. will be added as the database expands. AABD does not include anyone born after 1950, but does include death dates up to 1998.