American Medical Association Deceased Physicians Card File
From the mid 19th century until 1969, the AMA maintained card files containing biographical information on physicians, including their education, state licensing, places of practice, cause of death, and obituary citations. The collection consists of approximately 350,000 biographical entries.
American National Biography Online About 17,500 deceased notable American men and women from all eras of American history. Includes illustrations and links to other web resources. Search methods include name, occupation, sex, birth date, death date, birthplace, contributor, keyword.
Canadian Health Obituaries Index File lists obituaries or death notices of Canadian medical personal that appeared in various medical journals listed below between 1844 and 2000. In cases where the actual journal is available online, the title of the journal has a hyperlink. N.B. If the link does not work, try clearing your cookies and then reload.
Dictionary of Medical Biography Provides authoritative biographical coverage of major medical practitioners in all times and cultures. While its emphasis is on practitioners within the Western medical tradition, it also covers practitioners of alternative medicines, as well as major figures within traditional Chinese, Indian, and Islamic medicine. Contains over 1100 entries on almost every important figure in medicine who ever lived.
Dictionary of Scientific Biography (Complete) This is the digital version of the entire back-file of the original Dictionary of Scientific Biography. This comprehensive eBook includes the complete text of the 18-volume original (including supplements) plus the New Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Comprising 26-volume eBook.
Lovell's Montreal Directory The digitized version of the annual directory for Montreal and the surrounding area covering the years 1842 to 1999. There are name and business directories (e.g. physicians' listings), plus other information.
National Academy of Sciences, Biographical Memoirs This is an online version of the print biographies of deceased members, which began publication in 1877 and contains detailed biographies of scientists and medical researchers such as William Henry Welch, Silas Weir Mitchell and Thomas Edison, as well as more recent members.
Plarr's Lives of the Fellows Online A collection of obituaries of fellows, a valuable source of historical and social information for researchers, allowing one to search for an obituary and at the same time see what books, museum objects and other materials the RCS holds relating to the subject.
Profiles in Science Information on significant people in twentieth century biomedical research and public health, including detailed biographies and scans of archival material held by the National Library of Medicine. Physicians featured include Charles R. Drew, Francis Crick and Linus Pauling.
WhoNamedIt Dictionary of medical eponyms. Survey of medical phenomena named for a person, with a biography of that person.
World Biographical Information Service Most comprehensive biographical database available, providing biographical information on over 6 million people from the 8th century B.C. to the present. Included are 8.5 million digital facsimile articles from biographical reference works.