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Biography & Genealogy Master Index
Locate biographical citations for more than 1,000 volumes and editions of current and retrospective biographical reference sources. more info.

Biography In Context
Biographical information on people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Searchable by birth and death years and places, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender. Results include images, audio, and articles from periodicals and reference books. more info.

Discovering Collection
Content covers history, literature, biography, science, and social studies. Resources include primary sources, essays, critical analyses, biographies, creative works, and multimedia. more info.

Junior Reference Collection
Information from reference books about people, places, history, science, and more. Includes audio, video, photos, and maps. more info.

 

Websites

Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 
State officials who served nationally since our Statehood in 1858.

Famous Minnesotans 
Lists of authors, business people, explorers, artists, scientists, athletes and more who were born or raised in Minnesota.

MN Author Biographies 
Short articles about authors who have a Minnesota connection.

MN Legislators, Past and Present 
A comprehensive list of legislators who have served in the state legislature since territorial times.

People Finder | MN Historical Society 
Search engine for both famous Minnesotans and family history records at the MN Historical Society.



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