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National Imprint Bibliographies | Dictionaries of Pseudonymous and Anonymous Literature
Biographical Dictionaries | Miscellaneous

NB: These suggested citations are meant for use in the 510 field in bibliographic records ; for suggested citations in the 670 field of authority records , see : Biographical Resources at Yale

National Imprint Bibliographies

United States

Author Title Cite As Coverage YUL location
  National Union Catalog NUC   Cat. Dept, SML 
Curator's hall, BRBL
Evans, C. American bibliography Evans 1639-1799 sml,ref  Z1215  +A3
Shaw, R.R. 
Shoemaker, R.H.
American bibliography Shaw & Shoemaker 1801-1819 sml,ref  Z1215  A32 
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Shoemaker, R.H. Checklist of American imprints for 1820-1829 Shoemaker 1820-1829 sml,ref Z1215 A33 
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  Checklist of American imprints Checklist of Amer. imprints 1830-1846 sml,ref Z1215 A33 
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Roorbach, O.A. Bibliotheca americana Roorbach, O.A.  Bib. americana 1820-1861 sml,ref Z1215 A34 1939
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America Sabin   sml,y X401 868 
bein,ref Z1201 S22

Great Britain
 
Author Title Cite As Coverage YUL location
British Museum. Dept. of Printed Books General catalogue of printed books BM   sml,ref Z921 +B86
Pollard, A.W. 
Redgrave, G.R.
A short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (1926) STC 1475-1640 sml,ref Z2002 +P65 
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  A short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (1976-1991) STC (2nd ed.)   sml,ref Z2002 +P65 1976
Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700 (1945-1951) Wing 1641-1700 sml,ref Z2002 +W55 
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  Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700 (1972-1988) Wing (2nd ed.)   sml,ref Z2002 +W55 1972 
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Foxon, D.F. English verse, 1701-1750: a catalogue of separately printed poems with notes on contemporary collected editions Foxon 1701-1750 
(poetry)
sml,ref Z2014 P7 +F69 
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  English catalogue of books Engl. cat. of books 1801-1965 sml,ref Z2001 E52
  British national bibliography Brit. nat. bib. 1950-present sml,ref Z2001 +B75

Other

Author Title Cite as Coverage YUL location
Bibliothèque nationale Catalogue général des livres imprimés de la Bibliothèque nationale BN FRANCE sml,ref Z927 P35
  Bibliographie de Belgique Bib. de Belgique BELGIUM 
1875-1975
sml,ref Z2405 +B58
Abkoude, J. van Naamregister van de bekendste en meest in gebruik zynde Nederduitsche boeken Abkoude, J. van.  Naamregister Nederduitsche boeken HOLLAND 
1600-1787
 sml,ref Z2431 A27
  Brinkman's cumulatieve catalogus van boeken Brinkman's cat. HOLLAND 
1876-present
sml,y X662 +A49 
sml,ref Z2431 B75 1966-
Palau y Dulcet, A. Manual del librero hispano-americano (1923-1927) Palau y Dulcet  SPAIN bein,ref Z2681 P35
  Manual del librero hispano-americano (1948-1977) Palau y Dulcet (2nd.ed)   sml,ref Z2681 +P35 1948 
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  Deutsche Bibliographie. Halbjahres-Verzeichnis Deutsche Bib. Halbjahres-Verzeichnis GERMANY 
1981-1990
sml,ref Z2221 +D475 
Adams, H.M. Catalogue of books printed on the continent of Europe, 1501-1600, in Cambridge libraries Adams EUROPE 
1501-1600
sml,ref Z1014 A38
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Dictionaries of Pseudonymous & Anonymous Literature

Author Title Cite as Coverage YUL location
Halkett, S. 
Laing, J.
Dictionary of anonymous and pseudonymous English literature (1926) Halkett & Laing English anon. and pseud. lit. sml,ref Z1065 H35 
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  Dictionary of anonymous and pseudonymous English literature (1971) Halkett & Laing (2nd ed.)   sml,ref Z1065 H35 1971
  Dictionary of anonymous and pseudonymous English literature (1980) Halkett & Laing (3rd ed.)   sml,ref Z1065 +H35 1980
Stonehill, C.A. Anonyma and pseudonyma Stonehill, C.A.  Anonyma and pseudonyma English and American pseud. and anon. lit. sml,ref Z1005 S76 1926 
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Cushing, W. Anonyms: a dictionary of revealed authorship Cushing, W.  Anonyms English and American anon. lit. sml,ref Z1045 C865
Cushing, W. Initials and pseudonyms: a dictionary of literary disguises (1886) Cushing, W.  Initials and pseudonyms (1st ser.)  English and American pseud. lit. bein,ref Z1045 C87
  Initials and pseudonyms: a dictionary of literary disguises (1888) Cushing, W.  Initials and pseudonyms (2nd ser.)   bein,ref Z1045 C872
Barbier, A.A. Dictionaire des ouvrages anonymes Barbier, A.A.  Ouvrages anonymes Anon. and pseud. lit. sml,ref Z1067 B37 D3 1872
Celani, H. Additions et corrections au Dictionnaire des anonymes de Barbier (1963) Barbier, A.A.  Ouvrages anonymes (additions)   sml,ref Z1067 B77 1963
Holzmann, M. 
Bohatta, H.
Deutsches anonymenlexikon Holzmann & Bohatta.  Deutsches Anonymenlexikon German anon. lit. sml,ref Z1068 H64
Holzmann, M. 
Bohatta, H.
Deutsches Pseudonymen-lexikon Holzmann & Bohatta.  Deutsches Pseudonymen-lexikon German pseud. lit. sml,ref Z1068 H65
Melzi, G. Dizionario di opere anonime e pseudonime di scrittori italiani Melzi, G.  Anonime e pseudonime Italian anon. and pseud. lit. sml,ref Z1070 M45
Passano, G.B. Dizionario di opere anonime e pseudonime, in supplemento a quello di Gaetano Melzi Passano, G.B.  Anonime e pseudonime (1887 ed.) Italian anon. and pseud. lit. sml,ref Z1070 M45 P37
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Biographical Dictionaries

Coverage Title Cite as YUL location
United States Who was who in America WWasWAm sml,ref E176 W482 
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  American biographical index Amer. biog. index sml,ref CT213 +A548 1993
  Dictionary of American biography DAB sml,ref E176 D5 
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team copy (concise)
U.S. Congressmen Biographical directory of the American Congress Biog. direct. of the Amer. Congress sml JK1010 +A5 (to 1971) 
bein,ref JK1010 A5 (to 1997)
U.S. governors Biographical directory of the governors of the United States Biog. direct. of the governors of the U.S. sml,ref E176 B5733 1985
England Dictionary of national biography DNB sml,ref DA28 D58 1992 (concise) 
bein,ref DA28 D5 1908
  British biographical index Brit. biog. index sml,ref CT773 +B75 1990
  Who was who WWasW sml,ref DA28 W43 
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Germany Deutscher biographischer Index Deutscher biog. Index sml,ref CT1053 +D48
  Allgemeine deutsche Biographie ADB sml,ref CT1053 A44 1967
France Index biographique français Index biog. français sml,ref CT1003 +A83 1988
  Biographie universelle Biog. universelle sml,ref CT143 B56 1811
  Dictionnaire de biographie française Dict. de biog. française sml,ref CT143 +D53
Italy Indice biografico italiano Indice biog. italiano sml,ref CT1123 +I39 1993
  Dizionario biografico degli Italiani Diz. biog. degli Italiani sml,ref CT1123 D59 
bein,ref DG463 D54
Netherlands Nieuw Nederlandsch biografisch woordenboek Molhuysen, P.C.  Nieuw Nederlandsch biog. woordenboek sml,ref CT1143 M65 1974
Belgium Biographie nationale Biog. nat. sml,ref CT1163 A22
Early European Allgemeines gelehrten-lexicon Jöcher, C.G.  Allgemeines Gelehrten-Lexicon sml,ref Z1010 +J63
Christian churchmen Lexikon für Theologie und Kirche Lexikon für Theologie und Kirche sml,ref BR95 B83 1993
English churchmen Fasti ecclesiae Anglicanae Fasti ecclesiae Anglicanae sml,ref BX5197 L45 1854
Jesuits Bibliothèque de la Compagnie de Jésus Backer-Sommervogel sml Z7840 J5 +B33 1890 
bein,ref Z7840 J5 +B33 1960
Artists, engravers, illustrators, etc. Dictionnaire critique et documentaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs de tous les temps et de tous les pays Bénézit, E.  Dict. critique et documentaire des peintres sml,ref N40 B44 1976 
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Kings and rulers Kings, rulers, and statesmen Egan, E.W.  Kings, rulers, and statesmen sml,ref D11 W57 1976
Railroad men Railroad leaders, 1845-1890 Cochran, T.C.  Railroad leaders, 1845-1890 ccl HE2752 C63 1966
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Miscellaneous

Coverage Title Cite as YUL location
Abbeys, monasteries, convents Répertoire topo-bibliographique des abbayes et prieurs Cottineau, L.H.  Répertoire topo- bibliographique des abbayes et prieurs sml,ref Z7839 +C67 1995
Children's books Osborne Collection of early children's books Toronto Public Libraries.  Osborne Coll. of early children's books sml Z1038 T6 A55 
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Italian printers to 1600 Clavis typographorum librariorumque Italiae, 1465-1600 Clavis typographorum librariorumque Italiae, 1465-1600 sml  Z155  B75 (v. 1 IN TEAM) 
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Railroads, 1845-1855 Railroads 100 years old, 1945-1955 Association of American Railroads.  Railroads 100 years old, 1945-1955 sml HE2751 +B87
Bibles Historical catalogue of the printed editions of Holy Scripture in the library of the British and Foreign Bible Society Darlow & Moule sml,ref Z7770 B73 
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Mormons A Mormon bibliography, 1830-1930 Flake, C.J.  Mormon bib. sml Z7845 M8 +M67 (IN TEAM) 
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Western Americana U. S.iana, (1650-1950) Howes, W.  U.S.iana (2nd ed.) sml,ref Z1215 H68 1962 
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Texas Bibliography of Texas, 1795-1845 Streeter, T.W.  Bib. of Texas sml,ref Z1339 S86 
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Little magazines The little magazine, a history and a bibliography Hoffman, F.J.  Little magazine (2nd ed.) sml,ref PN4836 H64 1947 
(also BL TS)
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