Bibliography: Wilson, Ellen
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TitleAuthorYearPublisher/PublicationNotes
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.
The Biography Channel Website: Ellen Wilson    : BiographyA page of the Biography Channel website providing a bit of information regarding Ellen Wilson. This web page can be found here: http://www.biography.com/people/ellen-wilson-36923
Celebrating Women: History, Biographies, and MuseumsByerly, Greg, and Carolyn Brodie2005Library Media Activities Monthly April 2005Reviews of websites containing information about the First Ladies, including the National First Ladies Library.
* Children In the White HouseSadler, Christine1967New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons 
Congress Clears Dollar Coin BillHiga, Liriel2005CQ Weekly 26 December 2005House of Representatives passes bill which would allow the Treasury to mint $10 coins with images of First Ladies.
The Courtship of Woodrow WilsonMcAdoo, Eleanor Wilson1962American Heritage October 
* Crowded Years: The Reminiscences of William G. McAdooMcAdoo, William Gibbs1931Boston: Houghton Mifflin 
Dear First Lady: Letters to the White HouseYoung, Dwight, and Margaret Johnson, eds.2008Washington, D.C.: National Geographic SocietyReproductions of letters from the Library of Congress and the National Archives to and from First Ladies, with annotations explaining the nature of the correspondence and the historical contexts within which each epistle was written.
Dictionary of American Biography 1980New York: ScribnerThe venerable Dictionary of American Biography was first published in twenty volumes between 1927 and 1936. Ten subsequent volumes were published, and the most recent, edited by historian Kenneth Jackson and published by Scribner, includes Americans who died before the year 1980. The First Ladies are included.
Ellen A. Wilson: The Woman Who Made a PresidentDubovoy, Sina2003New York: Nova PublicationsIn the Presidential Wives Series.
Ellen and Edith: Woodrow Wilson's First LadiesMiller, Kristie2010Lawrence: Univeristy Press of KansasThoroughly researched, dual biography of President Wilson's two wives, analyzing their roles as First Ladies and their relationship with the president. In the Modern First Ladies biography series, edited by Lewis L. Gould.
Ellen Axson Wilson: A Rhetorical Reassessment of a Forgotten First LadyBurns, Lisa M.2004Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield 
Ellen Axson Wilson: A Rhetorical Reassessment of a Forgotten First LadyBurns, Lisa M2004Inventing a Voice: The Rhetoric of American First Ladies of the Twentieth Century. Wertheimer, Molly Meijer, ed Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 
The Encyclopedia Britannica Website: Ellen Wilson    : An entry on the Encyclopedia Britannica website that provides a short biographical sketch of Ellen Wilson and external links for further information. The entry can be found here: http://www.britannica.com/topic/710908/websites
* Entertaining in the White HouseSmith, Marie D.1966Washington, D.C.: Acropolis 
* Faith of the First LadiesMacGregor, Jerry and Marie Prys2006Grand Rapids: Baker Books 
* The First LadiesKlapthor, Margaret Brown1989Washington, D.C.: White House Historical AssociationFor readers grades 6 and above.
* The First LadiesBarzman, Sol1970New York: Cowles 
First LadiesSchneider, Dorothy, and Carl J. Schneider2010New York: Facts On FileUpdated edition.
* First Ladies: From Martha Washington to Barbara BushDeCesare, Linda1990New York: Random House 
First Ladies: From Martha Washington to Michelle Obama Caroli, Betty Boyd2009New York: Oxford University PressUpdated, fourth edition of Caroli's classic analysis of the successes, failings, and personalities of the 41 women who served as first ladies.
* The First Ladies: Martha Washington to Hillary ClintonSeward, James, and Lynda DeCesare1992Baltimore: Ottenheimer Publications 
* First Ladies: The Saga of the Presidents’ Wives and Their Power, 1789-1961, Vol. 1Anthony, Carl Sferrazza1990New York: Morrow 
* First Ladies: Women Who Called the White House HomeGormley, Beatrice1997New York: ScholasticFor readers grades 4-6.
First Ladies: A Profile of America's First Ladies; Michelle Obama to Martha WashingtonVander Pol, Stacie, ed.2009Seattle, WA: Pacific Publishing StudioProfiles of each First Lady; themes include sacrifices made and benefits gained.
First Ladies and the Fourth Estate: Press Framing of Presidential WivesBurns, Lisa M.2008DeKalb: Northern Illinois University PressExamines how the press portrayed the job of First Lady from 1900 to 2001, and how the way the position has been described is changing.
First Ladies and the Press: Looking AheadBeasley, Maurine H.2006Media Report to Women Winter 2006Details how First Ladies have been represented by the media.
First Ladies’ Fundamental Rhetorical Choices: When To Speak? What to Say? When to Remain Silent?Wertheimer, Molly Meijer2004Inventing a Voice: The Rhetoric of American First Ladies of the Twentieth Century Wertheimer's essay can be found in Inventing a Voice: The Rhetoric of American First Ladies of the Twentieth Century, Molly Meijer Werthemier, ed. (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004).
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