Bibliography: Wilson, Edith
To view the bibliography for another First Lady click here.

Choose Material Type: 14 Audio/Visual Items in Catalog! Click Here to view AV Results

Items marked with a red asterisk (*) are available in the library.

1920: The Year of Six PresidentsPietrusza, David2008New York: Basic BooksIncludes material on Edith Wilson and Eleanor Roosevelt and Florence Harding’s roles during the 1920 election.
* American ChronicleBaker, Ray Stannard1945New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons 
American First LadiesWatson, Robert P., ed.2006Pasadena, CA: Salem Press 
* America’s First Families: An Inside View of 200 Years of Private Life in the White HouseAnthony, Carl Sferrazza2000New York: Touchstone 
* America’s First LadiesHealy, Diana Dixon1988New York: Atheneum 
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.
* As I Knew Them: Presidents and Politics from Grant to CoolidgeStoddard, Henry L.1927New York: Harper & Brothers 
* As I Saw ItWilson, Edith Bolling1939The Saturday Evening Post 21 January 1939 
Ask UsHallett, Vicky, and Marc Silver2005U.S. News & World Report 10 October 2005Notes how powerful Edith Wilson became after Pres. Wilson suffered a stroke while in office.
* Baruch: My Own StoryBaruch, Bernard M.1957New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston 
Behind the Scenes First Ladies are First Advisors 2004USA Today 14 June 2004Article discussing the ways in which presidential souses have influenced public policy mentions Edith Wilson’s role in the wake of President Wilson’s stroke.
The Biography Channel Website: Edith Wilson    : BiographyA page of the Biography Channel website dedicated information pertaining to Edith Wilson. This web page can be found here:
Boudoir Mirrors of WashingtonScanlon, Nellie M.1923Chicago: John C. Winston Company 
Capital Has Only One Presidential Museum: Wilson’sDe la Cruz, Donna2004Ventura County Star (California) 5 December 2004Mentions Edith Wilson’s role in converting the Wilsons’ Washington home into a museum after the president’s death.
* The Captains and the KingsHelm, Edith Benham1954New York: G.P. Putnam’s SonsThis memoir was the first written by a First Lady's staff member. Mrs. Helm served as Social Secretary to Edith Wilson and went with her to the Paris Peace Conference.
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.
The Close of Woodrow Wilson's Administration and the Final YearsColby, Bainbridge1930New York: M. Kennerley 
Colonel House and Sir Edward Grey: A Study in Anglo-American DiplomacyWilliams, Joyce1984Lanham: University Press of America 
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 and Marriage of a President 1934The Saturday Evening Post 23 June 1934 
* Crowded YearsMcAdoo, William Gibbs1931Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company 
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.
* Dear Mr. President: The Story of Fifty Years in the White House Mail RoomSmith, Ira R. T., with Joe Alex Morris1949New York: Julian Messner, Inc. 
‘Dearest Ones’: Edith Bolling Wilson’s Letters from Paris, 1918-1919Saunders, Frances W.1987Virginia Cavalcade Autumn 1987 
Activities of Edith Bolling Wilson During the First World War, 1917-1918Amundson , Julie1998Austin : University of TexasUndergraduate research paper written under the aegis of Dr. Lewis L. Gould. Available at the Briscoe Center for American History at UT.
* Edith Bolling Wilson: A Documentary ViewJames, Edith, Mabel E. Deutrich, and Virginia C. Purdy1980Clio Was A Woman 1980The biographical essay can be found in Clio Was A Woman: Studies in the History of American Women, Mabel E. Deutrich and Virginia C. Purdy, eds.
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.
* Disability in the White House: The Case of Woodrow WilsonCooper, John Milton, Jr.1993The White House: The First Two Hundred Years 1993Prof. Cooper's article can be found in in _The White House: The First Two Hundred Years_, Frank Freidel and William Pencak, eds.
Each First Lady Has Had Her Own Personal StyleHall, Dan1989USA Today 30 March 1989 
* Edith and Woodrow: A Presidential RomanceShactman, Tom1981New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons