Resource Topic: history and biography

Biography in Context

Comprehensive biographies including things that "they probably didn't want you to know."

Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online

Biographical and critical essays on the lives, works and careers of the world’s most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750

Abstracts for documents covering the exploration and settlement of the Americas.

History Reference Center

Comprehensive historical resource.

JoCoHistory Collections

Explore more than 40,000 historical photographs and maps documenting the people, places and organizations of Johnson County, Kan. from the 19th century to the present.

Kansas History, Territorial through Civil War Years, 1854-1865

Primary source documents from Kansas history from 1854 - 1865.

Olathe Historical Newspaper Archive

Search and browse full-page images of The Olathe News, 1959 - 2003. Find historical coverage of events, places, organizations and people, including birth, marriage and death notices through NewsBank.