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Dictionary of American biography

Author: American Council of Learned Societies.
Publisher: New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, ©1958-©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set includes 10 volumes, 1 index to Volumes 1-10, and 9 Supplemental volumes.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biography Dictionaries
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: American Council of Learned Societies.
ISBN: 0684131994 9780684131993 0684141264 9780684141268 0684150549 9780684150543 0684162261 9780684162263 0684167948 9780684167947 0684186187 9780684186184 0684193981 9780684193984 068419399X 9780684193991
OCLC Number: 768353551
Notes: Edited by Allen Johnson, Dumas Malone ; Supplements edited by Harris E. Starr, Robert Livingston Schuyler, Edward T. James, Philip M. Hosay, Marie Caskey, Philip De Vencentes, John A. Garraty, Mark C. Carnes, Kenneth T. Jackson, Karen E. Markoe, Arnold Markoe.
"Published under the auspices of the American Council of Learned Societies."
Volume 11 contains original 2 supplements (1944 and 1958); Volume12 is index to Vols. 1-10.
"The Dictionary of Amerian Biography occupies eleven volumes ... and contains the entire original work plus Supplement One (1944) and Supplement Two (1958). The two Supplements constitute Volume XI ... In the new format, Volume I (Abbe-Brazer) contains Volumes I and II of the original edition, but these are now denominated "Part 1" and "Part 2" of the Volume. Volumes II through XI are arranged similarly, the Second Part in each instantce representing a volume of the original series [1927]."--Index introduction.
Description: 20 volumes ; 26 cm
Contents: V.1 Abbe to Brazer (1964) --
v. 2 Brearly to Cushing (1958) --
v. 3 Cushman to Fraser (1959) --
v. 4 Fraunces to Hibbard (1960) --
v. 5 Hibben to Larkin (1961) --
v. 6 Larned to Millington (1961) --
v. 7 Mills to Platner (1962) --
v. 8 Platt to Seward (1963) --
v. 9 Sewell to Trowbridge (1964) --
v. 10 Troye to Zunser (1964) --
v. 11 Suppl. 1 & 2 (196?) --
[v.12] Index, v. 1-10 (196?) --
[v.13] Suppl. 3 {1941-1945} (1973) ; [v. 14] Suppl. 4 {1946-1950} (1974) --
[v.15] Suppl. 5 {1951-1955} (1977) --
[v.16] Suppl. 6 {1956-1960} (1980) --
[v.17] Suppl. 7 {1961-1965} (1981) --
[v.18] Suppl. 8 {1966-1970} (1988) --
[v.19] Suppl. 9 {1971-1975} (1994) --
[v.20] Suppl. 10 {1976-1980} (1995).
Responsibility: edited by Allen Johnson [and others].

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Set includes 10 volumes, 1 index to Volumes 1-10, and 9 Supplemental volumes.

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