The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives: 1991-1993

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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 648 pages
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Each volume in this new series presents original scholarly biographies of more than 500 notable Americans. Articles range from 1,000 to 6,000 words, contain a photo of the individual, and provide a concise summary of achievements. Also detailed wherever possible, are family members; educational background; names of spouses and marriage and divorce dates; addresses of residences; and cause of death and place of burial. Each volume contains cumulative occupation and birthplace indexes.

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Contents

PREFACE vii
10
BIOGRAPHIES AZ
571
ALPHABETICAL LIST OF SUBJECTS VOLUMES 13
607
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About the author (1998)

Kenneth T. Jackson, Professor of History at Columbia University, is the author of The Ku Klux Klan in the City, 1915-1930; Cities in American History; and a number of other books.

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