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Dictionary of National Biography


British. Biographies of people from around the world who shaped all aspects of Britain’s history and culture from the Romans to the 21st century.

Provided by the Katharine Otis and Bruce Oswald Hunt Biography Collection endowment.

Category: General Purpose Databases, History
Material Type: Biographies, Reference Sources
Access: On & Off Campus
Availability: Full Text
Vendor: Oxford University Press
Notes: Replaces and extends the original Dictionary of National Biography. This edition includes re-written biographies of all subjects included in the Victorian DNB as well as 16,500 biographies of new subjects from all periods.

CD-ROM version of the Dictionary of National Biography published between 1885 and 1985 is available on the stand-alone computer in Thomas Cooper Library. Ask at Reference Desk for assistance with CD-ROM 07.