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Calvin Coolidge: A Resource Guide

Calvin Coolidge, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing right, talking on telephone
Calvin Coolidge, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing right,
talking on telephone
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Selected Bibliography

Finding Books by and about Calvin Coolidge

The Library of Congress online catalog contains more than sixty subject headings for books related to Calvin Coolidge. To find works on any of these topics, select Browse, and enter the words Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 into the search box; then choose the Subjects beginning with option. You will get the list of Coolidge-related subject headings. Click on any heading to see a list of titles with that subject heading and then click on any of the titles to access the book's bibliographic record.

From among the hundreds of Coolidge-related titles in the Library of Congress collections, the bibliography below highlights the most significant editions of works by Coolidge and selected biographies and other works particularly useful to general and younger readers.

Selected Works by Calvin Coolidge

Coolidge, Calvin. The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge. 1929; rpt. Rutland, Vt.: Academy Books, 1984.
LC Call Number: E792 .A32 1984 [Catalog Record]

-----. Foundations of the Republic: Speeches and Addresses by Calvin Coolidge. 1926; rpt. Freeport, N.Y.: Books for Libraries Press, 1968.
LC Call Number: E742.5 .C75 1968 [Catalog Record]

-----. The Price of Freedom: Speeches and Addresses. New York: C. Scribner’s Sons, 1925.
LC Call Number: E660 .C725 1925 [Catalog Record]

Quint, Howard H. and Robert H. Ferrell, eds. The Talkative President: The Off-the-Record Press Conferences of Calvin Coolidge. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1964.
LC Call Number: E742.5 .C7 [Catalog Record]

Selected Biographies and other Studies of Coolidge

Ferrell, Robert H. The Presidency of Calvin Coolidge. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1998.
LC Call Number: E791 .F47 1998 [Catalog Record]

Fuess, Claude M. Calvin Coolidge: The Man from Vermont. 1940; rpt. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, 1965.
LC Call Number: E792 .F85 1965 [Catalog Record]

Greenberg, David. Calvin Coolidge. New York: Times Books, 2007.
LC Call Number: E792 .G75 2007 [Catalog Record]

Haynes, John Earl, ed. Calvin Coolidge and the Coolidge Era: Essays on the History of the 1920s. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1998.
LC Call Number: E791 .C67 1998 [Catalog Record]

McCoy, Donald R. Calvin Coolidge: The Quiet President. 1967; rpt. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1988.
LC Call Number: E792 .M34 1988 [Catalog Record]

Ross, Ishbel. Grace Coolidge and Her Era: The Story of a President’s Wife. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1962.
LC Call Number: E792.1.C6 R6 [Catalog Record]

Sobel, Robert. Coolidge: An American Enigma. Washington, D.C.: Regnery, 1998.
LC Call Number: E792 .S64 1998 [Catalog Record]

White, William Allen. A Puritan in Babylon: The Story of Calvin Coolidge. 1938; rpt. Norwalk, Conn.: Easton Press, 1986.
LC Call Number: E792 .W577 1986 [Catalog Record]


Pease, Clifford A., Jr. Calvin Coolidge and His Family: An Annotated Bibliography. Plymouth, Vt.: Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation by Academy Books, 1987.
LC Call Number: Z8191.45 .P4 1987 E792 [Catalog Record]

Sayler, James, comp. Presidents of the United States--Their Written Measure: A Bibliography. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1996.
LC Call Number: Z1249.P7 S29 1996 [Catalog Record]

Younger Readers

Allen, Michael Geoffrey. Calvin Coolidge. Berkeley Heights, N.J.: Enslow, 2002.
LC Call Number: E792 .A79 2002 [Catalog Record]

Doak, Robert. Calvin Coolidge. Minneapolis: Compass Point Books, 2004.
LC Call Number: E792 .D63 2004 [Catalog Record]

Feldman, Ruth Tenzer. Calvin Coolidge. Minneapolis: Twenty-First Century Books, 2007.
LC Call Number: E792 .F45 2007 [Catalog Record]

Joseph, Paul. Calvin Coolidge. Edina, Minn.: Abdo, 1999.
LC Call Number: E792 .J67 1999 [Catalog Record]

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