- Articles we never finished reading... // Wilson Quarterly;Winter92, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p149
Presents an excerpt from the article `Producing American Selves: The Form of American Biography,' by Rob Wilson on American biography.
- `Song of ourselves': A quantitative history of American autobiographies. Levin, Jeffrey S.; Cole, Thomas R. // Gerontologist;Aug96, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p448
Highlights the major descriptive findings of an exploratory, quantitative study of American autobiographies published before 1945. Frequency of gender, occupation, and theme distributed among autobiographers; Availability of data on birth, death, and publication dates.
- Presidents of the United States and their families. // World Almanac for Kids;1998, p227
Presents biographical information on the presidents of the United States and their families, from President George Washington to President Bill Clinton. Political party; Birthdate; Birthplace; Spouse(s); Date and location of death; Highlights of early career.
- General reading. Geier, Thom // U.S. News & World Report;8/30/93, Vol. 115 Issue 9, p16
Comments on various military leaders and American presidents who have penned autobiographies. Colin Powell; H. Norman Schwarzkopf; Ulysses S. Grant; Dwight Eisenhower; Charles de Gaulle; William Westmoreland.
- Liberated ladies. // Colonial Homes;Oct87, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p135
Profiles of early American women--Abigail Smith Adams (wife of John Adams), Anne Hutchinson (settler of Rhode Island), Martha Cory (accused Salem witch), Harriet Beecher Stowe (author), Margar et Brent (early suffragist) and Sibylla Masters (awarded first English patent to an American).
- Five who pushed for change in schools. Conniffe, P. // Scholastic Update;11/6/87, Vol. 120 Issue 5, p14
Profiles five people in fields related to education who had a special interest in making schools strong: Benjamin Franklin, William McGuffey, Jane Addams, Felix Frankfurter, and Martin Luther King Jr.
- American National Biography Online. // Booklist;4/1/2012, Vol. 108 Issue 15, p38
The article reviews the online database and research web site "American National Biography Online," published by Oxford University Press, found at www.anb.org.
- ANDREW W. MELLON 1855-1937. // 20th Cent:100 Influential People;1995, p77
A biography of Andrew Mellon, American financier and secretary of the Treasury, is presented. It states that Mellon was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1855 and joined the family banking firm T. Mellon & Sons in 1874. In addition, he was appointed as secretary of the treasury from 1921 to...
- Demystifying Lincoln. Tuttleton, James W. // New Criterion;Nov95, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p65
Focuses on the book `Lincoln,' by David Herbert Donald. Author's idea about mythic figures in the national pantheon; Author's familiarity with his material; Author's attitude towards the book.