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Biography & Personal Papers



link to catalog page, Pressing On

Pressing On

The Roni Stoneman Story

Author: Roni Stoneman as told to Ellen Wright
Pub Date: April 2007

The tragicomic life story of one of America’s best-known country entertainers, told with warmth and honesty   learn more...

link to catalog page ROGERS, A Scalawag in Georgia

A Scalawag in Georgia

Richard Whiteley and the Politics of Reconstruction

Author: William Warren Rogers Jr.
Pub Date: May 2007

A controversial period in American history as revealed through one man’s personal and political experiences.   learn more...

link to catalog page SANGER, The Selected Papers of Margaret Sanger

The Selected Papers of Margaret Sanger

Volume 1: The Woman Rebel, 1900-1928

Author: Margaret Sanger Edited by Esther Katz
Pub Date: 2007

Capturing the strident activist’s complexity during a formative period   learn more...

link to catalog page SANGER, The Selected Papers of Margaret Sanger

The Selected Papers of Margaret Sanger

Volume 2: Birth Control Comes of Age, 1928-1939

Author: Margaret Sanger Edited by Esther Katz
Pub Date: March 2007

Promoting birth control as reform rather than revolution   learn more...

link to catalog page SHIPPS, Sojourner in the Promised Land

Sojourner in the Promised Land

Forty Years among the Mormons

Author: Jan Shipps
Pub Date: 2007

An intimate and eloquent history of America’s fastest-growing religion from its leading “outsider” scholar   learn more...

link to catalog page VAN VECHTEN, The Splendid Drunken Twenties

The Splendid Drunken Twenties

Selections from the Daybooks, 1922-1930

Author: Carl Van Vechten
Pub Date: 2007

A startling record of the Jazz Age through the eyes of one of its memorable figures   learn more...

link to catalog page, To Battle for God and the Right

To Battle for God and the Right

The Civil War Letterbooks of Emerson Opdycke

Author: Edited by Glenn V. Longacre and John E. Haas
Pub Date: February 2007

The remarkable letters of a Civil War commander, written during wartime   learn more...

link to catalog page LAND-WEBER, To Save a Life

To Save a Life

Stories of Holocaust Rescue

Author: Ellen Land-Weber
Pub Date: 2007

Life-saving acts of heroism by ordinary people in the face of Nazi tyranny.   learn more...

link to catalog page SALVATORE, We All Got History

We All Got History

The Memory Books of Amos Webber

Author: Nick Salvatore
Pub Date: December 2007

An amazingly rich window onto a lost world of African American history   learn more...

link to catalog page, Zane Grey

Zane Grey

His Life, His Adventures, His Women

Author: Thomas H. Pauly
Pub Date: Cloth: 2005; Paper: 2007

The first accurate and thorough biography of the man behind the myths of the Old West   learn more...

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