Bibliography: Lincoln, Mary
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TitleAuthorYearPublisher/PublicationNotes
Mrs. Lincoln's Wardrobe 1867New York World 5 October 1867Continues the story from 3 October 1867 about Mrs. Lincoln's attempt to sell her clothing.
1875 2000American Heritage May/June 2000Article on the public airing and legal trials regarding Mary Todd Lincoln’s sanity.
8 Letters by Lincoln's Widow Come to LightWood, Percy1960Chicago Tribune 7 February 1960 
Abe Lincoln's Joke: How Mrs. Lincoln was Jealous of Princess Salm-Salm 1899Los Angeles Times 30 July 1899A joke played on the First Lady, who was not amused.
* Abraham & Mary Todd LincolnBassett, Margaret Byrd1973New York: Crowell 
Abraham and Mary LincolnWinkle, Kenneth J.2012Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press 
Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House DividedHolden, Charles F.2004Film and History May 2004Review of a documentary film arguing that the Lincoln’s arrived in the White House as partners, but were pushed apart by personal tragedy and the onset of the Civil War.
Abraham and Mary Todd LincolnAshby, Ruth2005Strongsville, OH: World Almanac LibraryIn the series “Presidents and First Ladies,” suitable for kindergarten through 8th grade
* Abraham LincolnBurke, Rick2002Chicago: Heinemann LibraryFor readers ages 4 and above.
Abraham Lincoln and Ann RutledgeSimon, John Y.1990Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association 11 (1990) 
Abraham Lincoln and That Fatal First of JanuaryWilson, Douglas L.1992Civil War History June 1992Reinterpretation of courtship by Lincoln scholar suggests that Lincoln was actually attracted to Matilda Edwards before becoming engaged to Mary Todd.
Abraham Lincoln Letter to Mrs. Lincoln, April 16, 1846, owned by Oliver R. Barrett 1928Collier’s Weekly 11 February 1928 
Abraham Lincoln, Mary Todd LincolnHolzer, Harold1984Richmond: United States Historical Society 
Abraham Lincoln’s WidowIngersoll, Mrs. H. C.1875Springfield (Massachusetts) Republican 7 June 1875 
Acts of Remembrance: Mary Todd Lincoln and Her Husband’s MemoryBach, Jennifer L.2004Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association 25.2 (Summer 2004) 
The Addiction of Mary Todd Lincoln Beidler, Anne E.,2009Seattle: Coffeetown PressArgues that Mrs. Lincoln's addiction to the opium she used to treat migraine headaches explains much of her behavior in the White House.
The Adventures of a Roving DiplomatistWikoff, Henry1857New York: W. P. FetridgeReporter who covered Mrs. Lincoln for the New York Herald.
All About Abe 2000People Weekly 8 May 2000Story about the annual convention of the Association of Lincoln Presenters, discussing impersonators of Mary and Abraham Lincoln.
‘All That I Know Ennobles Both’: Unraveling the Perspectives of William Henry Herndon on Mary Todd LincolnRiley, Suellen R.1998Galesburg, IL: Knox CollegeUndergraduate research paper.
American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln ConspiraciesKauffman, Michael W.2005New York: Random House 
American First LadiesWatson, Robert P., ed.2006Pasadena, CA: Salem Press 
American National BiographyCarnes, Mark C., and John A. Garraty, eds.1999New York: Oxford University PressThe American National Biography was originally published in 24 volumes. It is updated semi-annually. The print edition contains biographies of Americans who died before 1955. The on-line, subscription version contains those who died after 1955.
* America’s First Families: An Inside View of 200 Years of Private Life in the White HouseAnthony, Carl Sferrazza2000New York: Touchstone 
America’s First Ladies: Ohio Library was Established in 1997 in Their HonorWadley, Carma2007Deseret Morning News 19 February 2007Article celebrates the tenth anniversary of the National First Ladies Library and includes a quiz on the subject of First Ladies.
* America’s First Ladies: Their Uncommon Wisdom, from Martha Washington to Laura BushAdler, Bill2002Lanham, MD: Taylor Trade Publishers 
* America’s Most Influential First LadiesAnthony, Carl Sferrazza1992Minneapolis: Oliver PressFor readers grades 5-7.
An Analysis of the Dramaturgical Use of History in the Writing of Two Full Length Plays About Mary Todd LincolnDumais, Alfred1978New York: New York UniversityPh.D. dissertation.
* Mary Lincoln Wife and Widow, 2 volsSandburg, Carl, and Paul M. Angle1932New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company“The Documents,” about half the book, constitute an important body of original material.
Another Assassination, Another Widow, Another Embattled BookWefer, Marion1967American Heritage 18.5 (1967)The story of how Elizabeth Keckley wrote her memoirs to raise money for Mrs. Lincoln, and why the effort failed.
April 14, 1865Phillips, Charles2005American History Magazine April 2005Article on the cessation of hostilities at the end of the Civil War includes information on Mrs. Lincoln’s plans for victory celebrations.
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