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ENGL5010/HIST5220 Imaginary Walks in Old Boston



Biography Databases

The library has biographies, sometimes multiple ones, of most of the individuals being studied in the course. Consult Holmes, BC Library's online catalog. Most of the book-length biographies will be in print, though some of the older ones may be online.

The following are several databases useful for locating concise biographical information on Boston's historical figures.

John Singleton Copley

John Singleton Copley (Portrait by Gilbert Stuart)

Samuel Morse

Samuel Morse, 1840