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Delaware History: Biography

From Off Campus

Most Library online resources can be accessed from off campus by current UD faculty, staff, and students. When using links on these pages, you may be prompted for your UDelNetID and password. Please report any issues you encounter while accessing Library databases, e-journals, or e-books.

Finding Biographical Resources

Useful search words:

Delaware Biography
Delaware Directories
Delaware Genealogy
Legislators Delaware Biography
African Americans Delmarva
births delaware

Reference Sources (Databases)

Genealogical Sources

Social Security Death Index

Social Security Death Index (SSDI) is a database of people whose deaths were reported to the Social Security Administration beginning about 1962.

Note: federal restrictions enacted in March 2014 required that newly reported deaths not be made available in the public version of the Social Security Death Index for three years after the individual's death.

Subject Librarian

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Rebecca Knight
Associate librarian
Reference and Instructional Services Department
Morris Library, Room 117H

Subjects: U.S. Government Information,
Delaware, census, family studies, RefWorks, APA style, and genealogy.

B.A., History. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 1973.
M.S., Library Science. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 1981.

Delaware Biographical Dictionaries by Occupations or By Groups


Useful resources for understanding old or obsolete terms for occupations.

To find other books, use Browse by subject option in DELCAT

  • Industrial arts
  • Occupations