Biographies & Personal Histories

President Lincoln

Resources include relevant Pioneer databases, Utah Internet resources, and national Internet resources.

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Pioneer Databases

These databases provide access to quality resources that you won't find free on the Internet.

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HeritageQuest Online HeritageQuest Online [more informationMore information]
Primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids for genealogical research.
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MAS Ultra - School Edition MAS Ultra - School Edition [more informationMore information]
Biographies for high school students.
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MasterFile Premier MasterFile Premier [more informationMore information]
Full text biographies.
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Middle Search Plus Middle Search Plus [more informationMore information]
Full text biographies for middle school students.
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Student Research Center Student Research Center [more informationMore information]
Find biographies for students in grades 6-12.
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Utah Resources

Famous Utahns
Mini biographies on past and present famous Utah residents.

People of Utah
Biographies of Utahns who have influenced the development of the state. Includes biographies on all of Utah's territorial and state governors and Utahns of achievement in the 20th century.

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National Resources

BiographiesBiographies from the Internet Public Library
Links to general biography resources as well as by category: Artists & Architects, Authors, Entertainers, Musicians & Composers, Politicians & Rulers, and Scientists & Inventors.

Biography.com
A&E's popular web site features biographies on over 25,000 individuals.

First Ladies of the White House
Biographies on all U.S. First Ladies from the White House.

House Document No. 108-222, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-2005
The present edition includes biographies of each of the nearly 12,000 individuals who have served in the Congress of the United States between 1789 and 2005 and in the Continental Congresses between 1774 and 1789. In addition to the biographies of Representatives, Senators, Delegates, Resident Commissioners, and Vice Presidents, this volume contains rosters of the state congressional delegations and elected officers in the First through One Hundred Eighth Congresses. The work provides a comprehensive record of the men and women who have served in the Congress of the United States, and its antecedents, since 1784. Compiled and edited under the direction of the U.S. Congress Joint Committee on Printing.

Presidents of the United States
Presidential facts and biographies on all U.S. Presidents from the White House.

Presidents of the United States (POTUS)
In this resource you will find background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and some points of interest on each of the presidents. Links to biographies, historical documents, audio and video files, and other presidential sites are also included.

Distinguished Women of Past and Present
Biographies of women who were writers, educators, scientists, heads of state, politicians, civil rights crusaders, artists, entertainers and more. Search by subject, name, Black History Month, related links.

African American Links
This page provides links to web pages that celebrate prominent African American people and some important events performed by them.

Famous People of the 20th Century
From About.com

Biography Links
from Librarian's Index to the Internet.

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Related Pioneer Guides

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