Author Research Links
To learn whether the author was a resident of the United States, you can search the following for graves , obituaries and other notices about the author. A few require payment or a small subscription fee, but if you perform searches like these frequently, you'll find them entirely reasonable.
- Find A Grave.com
Search 8 million grave records for your author name.
- NewsPaper Archive.com
Search millions of newspaper pages between 1753 and the present for your author.
- The New York Times Archive -1851-1995
IF your author was a resident or even published by a New York firm, you might find an obituary or article here.
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