Directories usually give little biographical information, but do indicate a person's location and profession. Find them in the HOLLIS Catalog using the following Subject terms:

  • Engineers New York (State) Directories
  • Physicians Directories
  • Physicians Massachusetts Boston -Directories
  • Physicians Massachusetts Directories
  • Physicians Mexico Directories
  • Physicians New England Directories

For finding addresses and affiliations of academics since 1892:

Minerva, 1891/92-1938, 1952/56, 1966/70. Berlin, W. de Gruyter.
LOCATION: Widener: LSoc 5.6
Directory, including staff lists, of universities, museums, scholarly societies, research institutes, archives and libraries, and other learned institutions. Arranged by city with separate volumes for Europe and institutions outside Europe. There is a personal name index.

Biography Database, 1680-1830.
LOCATION: Ask for CD-ROM at Widener Reference Desk

Raw biographical data culled from British and U.S. town and trade directories, book subscription lists, Gentleman's Magazine obituaries (1731-1750), and other sources. List of included sources

Draft list of directories of government officials and military personnel.