This database offers a collection of full-text biographies and unique narrative biographies. Coverage for several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published).
Dictionary of Scientific Biography. This reference source contains biographies of mathematicians and natural scientists from all countries and from all historical periods.
Arts & Humanities
Literary Reference Center Plus A full-text database providing information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Literature Resource Center. Provides biographical, bibliographical, and critical content on literary figures from all time periods.
World vital records. Provides genealogy databases and family history networking tools. Includes U.S. content, plus international data like the United Kingdom censuses, birth, marriage, and death records and the International Newspaper Collection, Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild, and more.
Passenger Arrival Records - National Park Service
ellisisland.org An extensive free listing of manifests for ships that arrived in New York between 1892 and 1924-the years during which Ellis Island was America's primary immigrant processing center and where 12 million immigrants were processed. This web site was developed and is maintained by the American Family Immigration History Center located on Ellis Island.
stevemorse.org An extensive free listing of web sites and web pages useful for genealogical research.
cyndislist.com Another free site that has 270,000+ links for research on family histories.
slavevoyages.org The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database has information on almost 35,000 slaving voyages.
familysearch.orgA service provided by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
gjenvick.com One of the largest collections of historical documents from the 1800s through 1954 with concentrations in Steamship and Ocean Liner documents and photographs, passenger lists, U.S. Navy Archives and additional materials covering World Wars I and II, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and Immigration documents from Ellis Island, Castle Garden and other Immigration Stations.
germanroots.com A very helpful collection of sites with links and resources for doing German genealogical research.
jewishgen.org A website that features thousands of databases, research tools, and other resources to help those with Jewish ancestry find family members.
Caring for Your Treasures American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artiistic Works. "Proper care and maintenance of your family heirlooms and works of art will ensure that they are available for future generations to enjoy."