Compiled biographies, sometimes called biographical encyclopedias or dictionaries, contain biographical sketches that have been collected and published. These are generally collected according to a particular theme, such as a prominent individuals in a particular country, state, or county.
Vertical files contain newspaper and magazine articles, brochures, reports, and ephemera for businesses, organizations, homes, buildings, events, and people in the area. You can read more about the vertical files here.
This collection consists of the the indexes to complied biographies in Local History Collection books and indexes to articles found in the Local History Collection biography vertical files. The full text of these items is not available online. To view these items, you need to visit the Research Center at Central Library, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 918-549-7323.