Online Reference

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is available from any public library in Devon and to registered library members at home.

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Content

The full text of the new 60-volume print edition plus the full text of the original 33-volume DNB:

Further information

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Printing and downloading

Single copies of articles may be printed or downloaded for personal use and private study. You can also email copies of articles to family and friends.