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Herbert Hoover: A Resource Guide

Herbert Hoover, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing slightly right, listening to radio
Herbert Hoover, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing slightly right, listening to radio.
1 photographic print.
[1925(?)]
Prints & Photographs Division.
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LC-USZ62-111716

Selected Bibliography

Finding Books by and about Herbert Hoover

The Library of Congress online catalog contains more than fifty subject headings for books related to Herbert Hoover. To find works on any of these topics, select Basic Search, and enter the words Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 into the search box; then choose the Subject Browse option. You will get the list of Hoover-related subject headings. Click on any heading to see a list of titles that have that subject heading and click on any of the titles to access the book's bibliographic record.

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

Selected Works by Herbert Hoover

Hoover, Herbert. Addresses Upon the American Road, 1933-1938. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1938.
LC Call Number: E743 .H65 [Catalog Record]

-----. Addresses Upon the American Road, 1941-1945. New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1946.
LC Call Number: D743.9 .H68 [Catalog Record]

-----. Addresses Upon the American Road, 1945-1948. New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1949.
LC Call Number: E744 .H65 1949 [Catalog Record]

-----. Addresses Upon the American Road, 1948-1950. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1951.
LC Call Number: E813 .H6 [Catalog Record]

-----. Addresses Upon the American Road, 1950-1955. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1955.
LC Call Number: E743 .H653 1955 [Catalog Record]

-----. Addresses Upon the American Road, 1955-1960. Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton, 1961.
LC Call Number: E742.5 .H6 [Catalog Record]

-----. Further Addresses Upon the American Road, 1938-1940. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1940.
LC Call Number: E743 .H678 [Catalog Record]

-----. Memoirs. 3 vols. New York: Macmillan, 1951-52.
LC Call Number: E802 .H7 [Catalog Record]

-----. Herbert Hoover: Proclamations and Executive Orders, March 4, 1929 to March 4, 1933. 2 vols. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1974.
LC Call Number: J82 .D5 1974 [Catalog Record]

-----. Public Papers of the Presidents: Herbert Hoover (1929-1933). 4 vols. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1974-77.
LC Call Number: J80 .A283 [Catalog Record]
Note: This work has been made available online External Link on the University of Michigan Digital Library's Web site.

Myers, William Starr, ed. The State Papers and Other Public Writings of Herbert Hoover. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1934.
LC Call Number: E801 .H66 [Catalog Record]

O’Brien, Francis William, ed. The Hoover-Wilson Wartime Correspondence, September 24, 1914, to November 11, 1918. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1974.
LC Call Number: E802 .H693 [Catalog Record]

-----. Two Peacemakers in Paris: The Hoover-Wilson Post-Armistice Letters, 1918-1920. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1978.
LC Call Number: E802 .A4 1978 [Catalog Record]

Selected Biographies and other Studies of Hoover

Barber, William J. From New Era to New Deal: Herbert Hoover, the Economists, and American Economic Policy, 1921-1933. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1985.
LC Call Number: HC106.3 .B27 1985 [Catalog Record]

Best, Gary Dean. Herbert Hoover: The Postpresidential Years, 1933-1964. 2 vols. Stanford, Calif.: Hoover Institution Press, 1983.
LC Call Number: E802 .B46 1983 [Catalog Record]

Burner, David. Herbert Hoover: A Public Life. New York: Knopf, 1979.
LC Call Number: E802 .B87 1979 [Catalog Record]

Clements, Kendrick A. Hoover, Conservation, and Consumerism: Engineering the Good Life. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2000.
LC Call Number: HC110.C6 C53 2000 [Catalog Record]

Fausold, Martin L. The Presidency of Herbert C. Hoover. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1985.
LC Call Number: E801 .F25 1985 [Catalog Record]

-----, and George T. Mazuzan, eds. The Hoover Presidency: A Reappraisal. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1974.
LC Call Number: E801 .H68 [Catalog Record]

Leuchtenburg, William Edward. Herbert Hoover. New York: Times Books, 2009.
LC Call Number: E802 .L48 2009 [Catalog Record]

Nash, George H. The Life of Herbert Hoover. 3 vols. New York: W. W. Norton, 1983-96.
LC Call Number: E802 .N37 1983 [Catalog Record]

Nash, Lee, ed. Understanding Herbert Hoover: Ten Perspectives. Stanford, Calif.: Hoover Institution Press, 1987.
LC Call Number: E802 .U53 1987 [Catalog Record]

Robinson, Edgar Eugene and Vaughn David Bornet. Herbert Hoover: President of the United States. Stanford, Calif.: Hoover Institution Press, Stanford University, 1975.
LC Call Number: E801 .R57 [Catalog Record]

Smith, Gene. The Shattered Dream: Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression. New York: Morrow, 1970.
LC Call Number: E801 .S6 [Catalog Record]

Smith, Richard Norton. An Uncommon Man: The Triumph of Herbert Hoover. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1984.
LC Call Number: E802 .S68 1984 [Catalog Record]

Walch, Timothy, ed. Uncommon Americans: The Lives and Legacies of Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2003.
LC Call Number: E802 .H67 1975 [Catalog Record]

Wilson, Joan Hoff. Herbert Hoover: Forgotten Progressive. Boston: Little, Brown, 1975.
LC Call Number: E802 .U526 2003 [Catalog Record]

Young, Nancy Beck. Lou Henry Hoover: Activist First Lady. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2004.
LC Call Number: E802.1.H75 Y68 2004 [Catalog Record]

Bibliographies

Burns, Richard D., comp. Herbert Hoover: A Bibliography of His Times and Presidency. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 1991.
LC Call Number: Z8414.97 .B87 1991 E801 [Catalog Record]

O’Brien, Patrick G., comp. Herbert Hoover: A Bibliography. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1993.
LC Call Number: Z8414.97 .O25 1993 [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

Clinton, Susan. Herbert Hoover: Thirty-First President of the United States. Chicago: Childrens Press, 1988.
LC Call Number: E802 .C53 1988 [Catalog Record]

Colbert, Nancy A. Lou Henry Hoover: The Duty to Serve. Greensboro: Morgan Reynolds, 1998.
LC Call Number: E802.1 .C65 1998 [Catalog Record]

Hilton, Suzanne. The World of Young Herbert Hoover. New York: Walker, 1987.
LC Call Number: E802 .H643 1987 [Catalog Record]

Ruth, Amy. Herbert Hoover. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications, 2004.
LC Call Number: E802 .R88 2004 [Catalog Record]

Holford, David M. Herbert Hoover. Berkeley Heights, N.J.: Enslow, 1999.
LC Call Number: E803 .H675 1999 [Catalog Record]

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