Washington Biography

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The Suzzallo Library at the University of Washington has the best collection of biographical materials for [[Portal:Washington|Washington]] residents. The Family History Library has some compiled biographies of explorers, Indians, prominent citizens, and early settlers in the state. There is no statewide index to biographies.  
 
The Suzzallo Library at the University of Washington has the best collection of biographical materials for [[Portal:Washington|Washington]] residents. The Family History Library has some compiled biographies of explorers, Indians, prominent citizens, and early settlers in the state. There is no statewide index to biographies.  
  
Biographical information is often found in state and local histories. Another helpful biographical source is ''Who's Who in Washington State: A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Men and Women Prominent in the Affairs of Washington State'' (Seattle, Washington: H. Allen Pub., 1927; Family History Library film 1000645 item 5).  
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Biographical information is often found in state and local histories. Another helpful biographical source is ''Who's Who in Washington State: A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Men and Women Prominent in the Affairs of Washington State'' (Seattle, Washington: H. Allen Pub., 1927; Family History Library film [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=194883&disp=Who 1000645 item 5]).  
  
 
=== Web Sites  ===
 
=== Web Sites  ===

Revision as of 21:40, 12 September 2008

The Suzzallo Library at the University of Washington has the best collection of biographical materials for Washington residents. The Family History Library has some compiled biographies of explorers, Indians, prominent citizens, and early settlers in the state. There is no statewide index to biographies.

Biographical information is often found in state and local histories. Another helpful biographical source is Who's Who in Washington State: A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Men and Women Prominent in the Affairs of Washington State (Seattle, Washington: H. Allen Pub., 1927; Family History Library film 1000645 item 5).

Web Sites

http://www.lib.washington.edu/suzzallo/