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African American Biographical DatabaseVCU
Large collection of biographies with full-text access to primary source materials including rare books, photographs, and illustrations. Documents state and local figures, professionals, organization members, artists and writers, and more.
African Diaspora, 1860 - PresentVCU
Personal accounts, video, and primary sources document the global migrations and contributions of people of African descent.
American Men and Women of ScienceVCU
Biographical directory that profiles living persons in the physical and biological fields, as well as public health scientists, engineers, mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientists.
Biography and Genealogy Master IndexVCU
Indexes millions of biographical sketches from reference sources covering individuals, both living and deceased, from every field of activity and from all areas of the world. Includes names, birth/death years, and bibliographic references.
Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford DNB)VCU
Browsable, searchable, illustrated collection of significant, influential, or notorious figures who shaped British history. Living persons are excluded.
Oral histories of African-Americans from all walks of life, including politicians, authors, civil rights activists, religious leaders, musicians, legal scholars, and many others. Includes video footage.
Latin American Newspapers Series I & IIVCU
Digitized Central and South American newspapers published from 1805 to 1922 in Spanish, Portuguese, and English, chronicling the evolution of Latin America through eyewitness reports, editorials, legislative information, advertisements, and more.
Literary Manuscripts: BergVCU
Digitized manuscripts, notebooks, letters, diaries, and other personal items of nineteenth-century authors, from the Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
Literary Manuscripts: LeedsVCU
Digitized manuscripts of seventeenth and eighteenth-century verse held in the Brotherton Collection at the University of Leeds. Manuscripts can be explored in conjunction with the Brotherton Collection Manuscript Verse Index.
Nineteenth Century Literary SocietyVCU
Digitized archive of the John Murray publishing company from its inception in 1768 through the 19th century. Correspondences, financial records, illustrations and manuscripts feature prominent British authors, editors, and politicians.
Profiles in Science
Archival collections of twentieth-century leaders in biomedical research and public health. Collections include published and unpublished items such as books, journal volumes, pamphlets, diaries, letters, manuscripts, photographs, and more.