Bibliography of Harry S. Truman

Bibliography of Harry S. Truman

Bibliography of Harry S. Truman is a selective list of scholarly works about Harry S. Truman, the thirty-third President of the United States (1945–1953).

Reference and historiography

Biographical

Foreign policy

Politics and domestic issues

Primary sources

  • Avner, Yehuda The Prime Ministers: An Intimate Narrative of Israeli Leadership (2010) (Chapter 9, A Walk with Harry Truman) ISBN 978-1-59264-278-6
  • Bernstein, Barton J., Ed. The Truman Administration: A Documentary History (1966); 2nd edition published as Politics and Policies of the Truman Administration (1970).
  • Clifford, Clark; Holbrooke, Richard (1991). Counsel to the President. New York: Random House.  
  • Ferrell, Robert H. ed. Dear Bess: The Letters from Harry to Bess Truman, 1910–1959 (1983)
  • Ferrell, Robert H. ed. Off the Record: The Private Papers of Harry S. Truman (1980).
  • Merrill, Dennis. ed. Documentary History of the Truman Presidency, (1995– ) 35 volumes; available in some large academic libraries.
  • Miller, Merle Plain Speaking: An Oral Biography of Harry S. Truman (1974) Putnam Publishing Group. ISBN 0-399-11261-8. London: Gollancz Ltd. (1974) ISBN 0-575-01841-0 (Reprint (2005) by Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers. ISBN 1-57912-437-2)
  • Neal, Steve ed. Miracle of '48: Harry Truman's Major Campaign Speeches & Selected Whistle-Stops (2003)
  • Truman, Harry S. (1955). Memoirs: Year of Decisions 1. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. 
  • Truman, Harry S. (1956). Memoirs: Years of Trial and Hope 2. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. 
  • Truman, Margaret. Harry S. Truman. William Morrow and Co. (1973). memoir by his daughter

Online sources

  • "National Affairs: Anniversary Remembrance". Time. July 2, 1951. Retrieved July 25, 2012.  (subscription required)
  • """McCarthyism v. "Trumanism. Time. August 27, 1951. Retrieved July 25, 2012.  (subscription required)
  • "Democrats: The Way West". Time. September 15, 1952. Retrieved September 4, 2012.  (subscription required)
  • "The White Case Record". Time. November 30, 1953. Retrieved September 1, 2012. 
  • Fuchs, James R. "Oral History Interview with Edgar G. Hinde". Harry S. Truman Library & Museum. Retrieved July 28, 2012. 
  • Hess, Jerry N. (November 21, 1972). "Oral History Interviews with Karl R. Bendetsen: General Counsel, Department of the Army, 1949; Assistant Secretary of the Army, 1950–52; Under Secretary of the Army, 1952". Oral Archives. Harry S. Truman Library & Museum. Retrieved July 28, 2012. 
  • Truman, Harry S. (July 21, 1947). "Harry S. Truman 1947 Diary". Harry S. Truman Library & Museum. Retrieved July 27, 2012. 
  • "Full text of original copy of the order at the Truman library". Harry S. Truman Library & Museum. July 26, 1948. Retrieved July 28, 2012. 
  • "Telegram, Joseph McCarthy to Harry S. Truman, February 11, 1950, with Truman's draft reply; McCarthy, Joseph; General File; PSF; Truman Papers". Harry S. Truman Library & Museum. February 11, 1950. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  • Dana, Rebecca; Carlson, Peter (July 11, 2003). "Harry Truman's Forgotten Diary". The Washington Post. Retrieved July 22, 2012. 
  • Donaldson, Gary A. (1995). "Truman". State of New Jersey. Retrieved September 3, 2012. 
  • Kennan, George (1947). "The Sources of Soviet Conduct". Lectures on 20th Century Europe. History Guide. Retrieved September 1, 2012. 
  • Truman, Harry S. "Executive Order 9835 – Prescribing Procedures for the Administration of an Employees Loyalty Program in the Executive Branch of the Government". The American Presidency Project. University of California at Santa Barbara. Retrieved September 3, 2012. 
  • Truman, Harry S. "Word Has Just Been Received: Truman Speaks on the Railroad Strike: 1948–1952". History Matters.  

Audio and video sources

  • 29 Audio/Video Clips of Harry Truman
  • Audio clips of Truman's speeches

Truman on US postage stamps

  • "Harry S. Truman Issue". Smithsonian Institution. May 8, 1973. Retrieved July 22, 2012. 
  • "20-cent Truman". Smithsonian Institution. January 26, 1984. Retrieved July 22, 2012. 
  • "Ameripex '86 Issue". Smithsonian Institution. May 22, 1986. Retrieved July 22, 2012. 
  • "1995 World War II Issue". Smithsonian Institution. September 2, 1995. Retrieved July 22, 2012. 
  • "1940s Celebrate The Century Issues". Smithsonian Institution. February 18, 1999. Retrieved July 22, 2012. 

Other bibliographies

  • Annotated bibliography for Harry S. Truman from the Alsos Digital Library for Nuclear Issues

External links

  • , July 19, 1992.Truman interview with David McCullough on Booknotes
  • , June 4, 2000.The Last Campaign: How Harry Truman Won the 1948 Election interview with Zachary Karabell on Booknotes
  • , February 10, 2002.Harry and Ike: The Partnership That Remade the Postwar World interview with Steve Neal on Booknotes