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Warren Harding: A Resource Guide

Babe Ruth Shaking Hands With President Warren Harding, at Yankee Stadium
Babe Ruth Shaking Hands With Pres. Warren Harding, at Yankee Stadium. 4/24/23.
1 negative: glass.
[1923 Apr. 24]
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Finding Books by and about Warren Harding

The Library of Congress online catalog contains more than fifty subject headings for books related to Warren Harding. To find works on any of these topics, select Browse, and enter the words Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 into the search box; then choose the Subjects beginning with option. You will get the list of Harding-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 Harding-related titles in the Library of Congress collections, the bibliography below highlights the most significant editions of works by Harding and selected biographies and other works particularly useful to general and younger readers.

Selected Works by Warren Harding

Schlup, Leonard and John H. Hepp, IV, eds. Selections From the Papers and Speeches of Warren G. Harding, 1918-1923: The Twenty-Ninth President of the United States of America. Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, 2008.
LC Call Number: E742.5 .H372 2008 [Catalog Record]

Schortemeier, Frederick E., ed. Our Common Country: Mutual Good Will in America. Indianapolis, Ind.: Bobbs-Merrill, 1921.
LC Call Number: E169 .H26 [Catalog Record]
Note: This work has been made available online on the Internet Archive Web site.

-----, ed. Rededicating America: Life and Recent Speeches of Warren G. Harding. Indianapolis, Ind.: Bobbs-Merrill, 1920.
LC Call Number: E786 .H25 [Catalog Record]
Note: This work has been made available online on the Internet Archive Web site.

Selected Biographies and other Studies of Harding

Adams, Samuel Hopkins. Incredible Era: The Life and Times of Warren Gamaliel Harding. 1939; rpt. New York: Octagon Books, 1979.
LC Call Number: E786 .A34 1979 [Catalog Record]

Dean, John W. Warren G. Harding. New York: Times Books, 2004.
LC Call Number: E786 .D4 2004 [Catalog Record]

Downes, Randolph C. The Rise of Warren Gamaliel Harding, 1865-1920. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1970.
LC Call Number: E786 .D86 [Catalog Record]

Mee, Charles L. The Ohio Gang: The World of Warren G. Harding. New York: M. Evans, 1981.
LC Call Number: E786 .M23 [Catalog Record]

Murray, Robert K. The Politics of Normalcy: Governmental Theory and Practice in the Harding-Coolidge Era. New York: Norton, 1973.
LC Call Number: E786 .M83 [Catalog Record]

Russell, Francis. The Shadow of Blooming Grove: Warren G. Harding in His Times. 1968; rpt. Norwalk, Conn.: Easton Press, 1988.
LC Call Number: E786 .R95 1988 [Catalog Record]

Sinclair, Andrew. The Available Man: The Life Behind the Masks of Warren Gamaliel Harding. New York: Macmillan, 1965.
LC Call Number: E786 .S5 [Catalog Record]

Trani, Eugene P. and David L. Wilson. The Presidency of Warren G. Harding. Lawrence: Regents Press of Kansas, 1977.
LC Call Number: E785 .T7 [Catalog Record]


Frederick, Richard G. Warren G. Harding: A Bibliography. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1992.
LC Call Number: Z8386.2 .F74 1992 [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

Kent, Deborah. Warren G. Harding: America’s 29th President. New York: Children’s Press, 2004.
LC Call Number: E786 .K46 2004 [Catalog Record]

Landau, Elaine. Warren G. Harding. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications, 2005.
LC Call Number: E786 .L36 2005 [Catalog Record]

Schultz, Randy. Warren G. Harding. Berkeley Heights, N.J.: Books, 2003.
LC Call Number: E786 .S38 2003 [Catalog Record]

Somervill, Barbara A. Warren G. Harding. Minneapolis: Compass Point Books, 2004.
LC Call Number: E786 .S66 2004 [Catalog Record]

Souter, Gary and Janet Souter. Warren G. Harding: Our Twenty-Ninth President. Chanhassen, Minn.: Child’s World, 2002.
LC Call Number: E786 S68 2002 [Catalog Record]

Venezia, Mike. Warren G. Harding: Twenty-Ninth President, 1921-1923. New York: Children’s Press, 2007.
LC Call Number: E786 .V46 2007 [Catalog Record]

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