African American Biographical Database (Harvard login)

The African American national biography, ed. by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Evelyn Brooks-Higginbotham, 2008, 8 v. (Harvard login)

Notable Black American women, Detroit: Gale Research, 1992-2003. (Print only)

Who's Who Among African Americans, New York : Gale Research, c1996 (Print only)

Who's Who in Colored America: a biographical dictionary of notable living persons of Negro descent in America. 1927-1950 (Print only)

Autobiographies by Americans of color 1980-1994: an annotated bibliography, by Rebecca Stuhr-Rommereim, Troy, New York : Whitston, 1997 (Print only)

Autobiographies by Americans of color, 1995-2000: an annotated bibliography, by Deborah Stuhr Iwabuchi & Rebecca Stuhr, Albany, N.Y. : Whitston Pub. Co., 2003 (Print only)

Black Americans in autobiography: an annotated bibliography of autobiographies and autobiographical books written since the Civil War, by Russell C. Brignano, Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 1974 (Print only)