|George Washington Bibliography|
|St. Louis Public Library will host The
Great Experiment exhibit from October 10 through November 21 in the Great Hall of
Central Library. We encourage everyone to learn more about our First President and the
times in which he lived by reading, listening, or viewing materials available through the
Library. Please check through the bibliography below and see if there are items of
interest. Visit the exhibit and let us know what
Brand, Oscar. Songs of 76; a Folksingers History of the Revolution. NY: M. Evans, 1972.
Camus, R. F. Military Music of the American Revolution. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 1976.
Colonial & Revolution Songbook: With Historical Commentary. Riverside, CA: WEM Records, 1996.
Engel, Carl. Music from the Days of George Washington. Washington, DC: U. S. George Washington Bicentennial Commission, 1931.
Fisher, William A. The Music that Washington Knew, with an Historical Sketch. Boston: Oliver Ditson, 1931.
United States George Washington Bicentennial Commission. Pageants and Plays Depicting the Life of George Washington and His Time, for the Nation-wide Celebration in 1932, the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of George Washington; for Educational, Patriotic, Religious, Social, Civic, Fraternal, and Dramatic Organizations. Washington, DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1931.
Baker, William S. Medallic Portraits of Washington, with a descriptive catalogue of the coins, medals, tokens and cards. Philadelphia: Lindsay, 1885 (1965 reprint).
Feigenbaum, John. The Complete Guide to Washington Quarters. Virginia Beach, VA: DLRC Press, 1994.
Johnson, Gerald W. Mount Vernon: The Story of a Shrine; An Account of the Rescue and Rehabilitation of Washingtons Home by the Mount Vernon Ladies Association. NY: Random House, 1953.
M. Knoedler & Co., Portraits of George Washington and other Eighteenth Century Americans; Loan Exhibition, sponsored by the Sons of the American Revolution. NY: M. Knoedler & Co, 1939.
Torres, Louis. "To the Immortal Name and Memory of George Washington": the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the Construction of the Washington Monument. Washington, DC: Office of the Chief of Engineers, 1985.
Whittemore, Frances D. George Washington in Sculpture. Boston: Marshall Jones Co., 1933.
American Society of Landscape Architects. Colonial Gardens: The Landscape Architecture of George Washingtons time. Washington, DC: U. S. George Washington Bicentennial Commission, 1932.
Company of Military Historians. Military Uniforms in America. Volume 1; The Era of the American Revolution. San Rafael, CA: Presidio Press, 1974.
Copeland, Peter F. Working Dress in Colonial and Revolutionary America. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1977.
Dalzell, Robert F. George Washingtons Mount Vernon: At Home in Revolutionary America. NY: Oxford University Press, 1998.
Davis, Deering. Georgetown Houses of the Federal Period, Washington, D.C., 1780-1830. NY: Architectural Book Publishing Co., 1944.
Detweiler, Susan. George Washingtons Chinaware. NY: Abrams, 1982.
Detweiler, Susan, et al. George Washingtons Mount Vernon. NY: Monacelli Press, 1998.
Gusler, Wallace B. Furniture of Williamsburg and Eastern Virginia, 1710-1790. Richmond, VA: Virginia Museum, 1979.
Hurst, Ronald L. Southern Furniture, 1680-1830: The Colonial Williamsburg Collection. Williamsburg, VA: Abrams, 1997.
Kennedy Galleries. Age of the Revolution and Early Republic in Fine and Decorative Arts, 1750-1824. NY: Kennedy Galleries, 1977.
Lockwood, Luke V. Colonial Furniture in America. NY: Scribners, 1951.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art. An Elegant Art: Fashion and Fantasy in the Eighteenth Century: Los Angeles County Museum of Art Collection of Costumes and Textiles. NY: Abrams, 1983.
Mollo, John. Uniforms of the American Revolution in Color. NY: Macmillan, 1975.
Washington, George. Washingtons Map of Mount Vernon; Reproduced in Facsimile from the Original in the Huntington Library. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1932.
Bobrick, Benson. Angel in the Whirlwind: The Triumph of the American Revolution. NY: Penguin USA, 1998.
Brookhiser, Richard. Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington. NY: Free Press, 1996.
Cook, Don. The Long Fuse: How England Lost the American Colonies. NY: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1996.
Ferling, John E. The First of Men: A Life of George Washington. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1988.
Ferling, John E. Setting the World Ablaze: Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and the American Revolution. NY: Oxford University Press, 2000.
Fleming, Thomas J. Liberty! The American Revolution. NY: Viking, 1997.
Flexner, James Thomas. George Washington. 4 Vols. Boston: Little, Brown, 1965-72.
Flexner, James Thomas. Washington, The Indispensable Man. Boston: Little, Brown, 1969. (One-volume abridgement of the 4-volume work.)
Freeman, Douglas Southall. George Washington. 7 Vols. NY: Charles Scribners Sons, 1949-57.
Freeman, Douglas Southall. Washington: An Abridgement in One Volume. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1995.
Hirschfeld, Fritz. George Washington and Slavery: A Documentary Portrayal. Columbia: University of Missouri, 1997.
Holton, Woody. Forced Founders: Indians, Debtors, Slaves, and the Making of the American Revolution in Virginia. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999.
Leckie, Robert. George Washingtons War: The Saga of the American Revolution. NY: HarperCollins, 1992.
McDonald, Forrest. The Presidency of George Washington. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1974, 1988.
Quarles, Benjamin. The Negro in the American Revolution. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996.
Rasmussen, William M. S. & Robert S. Tilton. George Washington: The Man Behind the Myths. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1999.
Rhodehamel, John H. The Great Experiment: George Washington and the American Republic. New Haven, CT: Yale, 1998. B Washington [Please note that this is the book for the exhibit.]
Smith, Richard Norton. Patriarch: George Washington & the New American Nation. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1997.
Washington, George. The Diaries of George Washington. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1976.
Washington, George. Writings. Selected by John H. Rhodehamel. NY: Library of America, 1997.
Wilkins, Roger W. Jeffersons Pillow: The Founding Fathers and the Dilemma of Black Patriotism. Boston: Beacon Press, 2001.
Worthy Partner: The Papers of Martha Washington. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1994.
(Please note that the following are located at Central Library and are non-circulating. Call the Government Information Department at 314-539-0375 for more information.)
American Archives: Consisting of a Collection of Authentick Records, State Papers, Debates, and Letters and Other Notices of Publick Affairs, the Whole Forming a Documentary History of the Origin and Progress of the North American Colonies; of the Causes and Accomplishment of the American Revolution; and of the Constitution of Government for the United States, to the Final Ratification Thereof. Washington, D.C., 1837-53.
Letters of Delegates to Congress, 1774-1789. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1976- .
United States. Congress. Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the Congress. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1873- . X 1: volumes (includes vol. 1 (1789-90) vol. 10 (1799-1801).
United States. Continental Congress. Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789.
Washington, D.C.: The Congress, 1904-37. LC 4.5: volumes
United States. Continental Congress. Index/Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789. Washington, D.C.: General Services Administration, 1976.
United States. The Statutes at Large of the United States of America, from the Organization of the Government in 1789 to ; Concurrent Resolutions of the Two Houses of Congress and Recent Treaties, Conventions, and Executive Proclamations. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1875- . GS 4.111:volumes (includes vol. 1 (1789-99) vol. 2 (1799-1813).
Bailey, Anthony. Major Andre. NY: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1987.
Boyce, Burke. Man from Mt. Vernon. NY: Harper, 1961.
Clark, Mary Higgins. Mount Vernon Love Story. NY: Simon & Schuster, 2002.
Cooper, James F. The Spy. NY: Dodd, Mead, 1946.
Cornwell, Bernard. Redcoat. NY: Viking, 1988.
Davis, Burke. Yorktown. NY: Rinehart, 1952.
Dreyfuss, Richard. Two Georges. NY: Tor, 1996.
Fast, Howard. Seven Days in June. Secaucus, NJ: Carol Publishing, 1994.
Fleming, Thomas. Dreams of Glory. NY: Forge, 2000.
Fleming, Thomas. Remember the Morning. NY: Forge, 1997.
Fletcher, Inglis. Raleighs Eden. NY: Bobbs-Merrill, 1940.
Ford, Paul L. Janice Meredith. NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1899.
Jakes, John. The Bastard. NY: Jove Publications, 1974.
Jones, Douglas C. Shadow of the Moon. NY: Henry Holt and Company, 1995.
Kantor, Mackinlay. Valley Forge. NY: Lippincott, 1975.
Lussier, Paul. Last Refuge of Scoundrels. NY: Warner, 2000.
Mason, F. van Wyck. Valley Forge:24 December 1977. NY: Doubleday, 1950.
Mitchell, S. Weir. Hugh Wynne-Free Quaker. NY: Gregg Press, 1967.
Nelson, James L. Maddest Idea. NY: Pocket Books, 1997.
Shaara, Jeff. Rise to Rebellion. NY: Ballantine Books, 2001.
Sherman, Dan. The Traitor. NY: D.I. Fine, 1987.
Thackeray, William M. The Virginians. London: Dent & Sons. 1961.
Thom, James A. Follow the River. NY: Ballantine Books, 1981.
Walther, Anne. A Time for Treason. San Francisco, CA: Tapestries Pub., 2000.
Wheeler, Guy. Catos War. NY: Macmillan, 1980.
Bittner, Rosanne. Into the Wilderness, NY: Forge, 2002.
Everett, Corinne. Loving Lily. (Daughters of Liberty.) Zebra, 2001.
Everett, Corinne. Fair Rose. (Daughters of Liberty.) Kensington, 2001.
Everett, Corinne. Sweet Violet. (Daughters of Liberty.) Zebra, 2002.
Fisher, Ellen. Light in the Darkness. NY: Bantam, 1998.
Guhrke, Laura Lee. Charade. NY: Bantam, 1998.
Jarrett, Miranda. Captains Bride. (Fairbourne Chronicles.) NY: Pocket Star Books, 1997.
Jarrett, Miranda. Cranberry Point. (Fairbourne Chronicles.) NY: Pocket Books.
Jarrett, Miranda. Wishing. (Fairbourne Chronicles.) NY: Sonnet Books, 1999.
Jarrett, Miranda. Moonlight. (Fairbourne Chronicles.) NY: Sonnett, Books,
Jarrett, Miranda. Sunrise. (Fairbourne Chronicles.) NY: Sonnett Books.
Robards, Karen. Nobodys Angel. NY: Delacorte Press, 1992.
Robards, Karen. This Side of Heaven. NY: Dell Publishing, 1991.
America Sings. Vol. 1, Founding Years. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: VoxBox, 1993.
American Songs of Revolutionary Times and the Civil War Era. Pismo Beach, CA: Legacy International, 1992.
Edwards, Sherman. 1776. NY: Sony Broadway, 1992.
Music of the American Revolution: The Birth of Liberty. NY: New World Records, 1996.
Billings, William. Wake Evry Breath; Recorded Anthology of American Music. NY: New World Records, 1998.
American Presidents [electronic resource]: The Most Powerful Man on Earth. Richmond Hill, Ont: International Thomson Multimedia, 1996.
George Washington, First of Men [electronic resource]. San Marino: CA: Huntington Library and Art Gallery, 1999.
New Nation [electronic resource]: America 1787-1820. New Rochelle, NY: MultiEducator, 1997.
The Library has computers with Internet access at all branches (except Marketplace and Charing Cross) and Central Library. You need a SLPL card for access.
The Library has a collection of videos with public performance rights. This means the following titles can be checked out by schools and organizations to be shown to groups. Call the Film Library at 241-0478 for more information and to reserve a particular title.
African American Experience: Part 1, 1500-1864. 1995.
American Independence. 1996. (juvenile level)
American Republic (Western Tradition). 1989.
American Revolution (Western Tradition). 1989.
American Revolution: Declaration of Independence and the War. (year unknown)
American Revolution: Rebellion and Preparing to Fight. (year unknown)
Background of the United States Constitution. 1982
The Colonial Way of Life. 1970.
Constant Combatants: The President and Congress. 1996.
Early Settlers. 1996. (juvenile level)
First Ladies. 1989.
Freedom Trail. 1991.
George Washington: The Man Who Wouldnt Be King. 1992.
George Washingtons Little History of the United States. 1980.
George Washingtons Mother. 2000. (juvenile level)
In the Beginning. 1987.
Johnny Tremain and the Sons of Liberty. 1983
Johnny Tremain, Pt. 1: Boston Tea Party. 1966.
Johnny Tremain, Pt 2: Shot Heard Round the World. 1966.
Last of the Mohicans. 1993.
Last of the Mohicans. 1979.
Little Rebellion Now and Then. 1986.
Making A Revolution (America: A Personal History of the U.S.,Vol. 3). 1972.
Meet George Washington. 1990.
Revolution (Africans in America, Part II). 1998
Son of Africa: The Slave Narrative of Olaudah Equiano. 1996.
Terrible Transformation (Africans in America, Part I). 1998.
Thomas Jefferson, Part 1: Life/Liberty; Our Sacred Honor. 1997
These are part of our circulating collection and can be requested the same as books. These cannot be shown in group settings.
Drums Along The Mohawk.
The Last of the Mohicans.
The Madness of King George.
A New Nation (1776-1815).
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