Bibliographies and Reference Books

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Abrams, Alan E.  Journalist Biographies Master Index.  Detroit: Gale, 1979.

Albaugh, Gaylord P.  History and Annotated Bibliography of American Religious Periodicals and Newspapers, Established from 1730 though 1830.  Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 1994.

Applegate, Edd, ed., Ad Men and Women: A Biographical Dictionary of Advertising. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994.

Ashley, Perry J., ed.  American Newspaper Journalists, 1690-1872.  Detroit: Gale Research, 1985.

Ashley, Perry J., ed.  American Newspaper Journalists, 1873-1925.  Detroit: Gale Research, 1984.

Ashley, Perry J., ed.  American Newspaper Journalists, 1926-1950.  Detroit: Gale Research, 1984.

Ashley, Perry J., ed.  American Newspaper Publishers, 1950-1990.  Detroit: Gale Research, 1993.

Blanchard, Margaret A.  History of the Mass Media in the United States: An Encyclopedia.  Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1998.

Burt, Elizabeth V.  Women’s Press Organizations, 1881-1999.  Westport, CT.: Greenwood Press, 2000.

Campbell, Georgetta M.  Extant Collections of Early Black Newspapers:  A Research Guide to the Black Press, 1880-1915.  Troy, NY: Whitston Publishing,1981.

Carothers, Diane F.  Radio Broadcasting from 1920 to 1990: An Annotated Bibliography.  New York: Garland Press, 1991.

Caswell, Lucy S.  A Guide to Sources in American Journalism History.  Westport: CT.: Greenwood Press, 1989.

Danky, James P., ed.  African-American Newspapers and Periodicals: A National Bibliography.  Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1998.

Daniel, Walter C., ed.  Black Journals of the United States.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1982.

Downing, John D. H.  Encyclopedia of Social Movement Media. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 2011. 

Downs, Robert B., and Jane B. Downs.  Journalists of the United States.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1991.

Eamon, Ross.  Historical Dictionary of Journalism, 2 ed.  Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2021.

Enders, Kathleen L.  Trade, Industrial, and Professional Periodicals of the United States.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1994.

Evans, Charles.  American Bibliography.  14 Volumes.  New York: Peter Smith, 1941. (a “chronological dictionary of all books, pamphlets, and publications in the colonies and early United States, 1639-1820”)

Gerould, Winifred Gregory.  American Newspapers, 1821-1936: A Union List of Files Available in the United States and Canada.  New York: H.W. Wilson Co.,1937.

Graham, Allison, and Sharon Monteith, eds.  The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Volume 18- Media.  Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011.

Greenberg, Gerald S.  Tabloid Journalism: An Annotated Bibliography of English-Language Sources.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1996.

Haynes, John Earl.  “A Bibliography of Communism, Film, Radio and Television.”  Film History 16:4 (2004): 396-423.

Hoerder, Dick, ed.  The Immigrant Labor Press in North America, 1840s-1970s.  3 Volumes.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1987.

Hudson, Robert V.  Mass Media: A Chronological Encyclopedia of Television, Radio, Motion Pictures, Magazines, Newspapers, and Books in the United States.  New York: Garland, 1987.

Keever, Beverly Ann Deepe, Carolyn Martindale, and Mary Ann Weston, eds.  U.S. News Coverage of Racial Minorities: A Sourcebook, 1934-1996.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1997.

McKerns, Joseph P.  The Biographical Dictionary of American Journalism.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1989.

Milner, Anita Cheek.  Newspaper Indexes: A Location and Subject Guide for Researchers.  3 vols.  Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1977-1982.

Nelson, Ricahrd Alan.  A Chronology and Glossary of Propaganda in the United States.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1996.

Ness, Richard R.  Encyclopedia of Journalists on Film.  Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2020.

Newcomb, Horace., ed.  Museum of Broadcast Communications Encyclopedia of Television.  3 vols.  Chicago: Ritzroy Dearborn, 1997.

Nimmo, Dan E., and Chevelle Newsome.  Political Commentators in the United States in the 20th Century: A Bio-Critical Sourcebook.  Westport, Conn.:  Greenwood Press, 1997.

Page, Yolanda Williams, ed.  Encyclopedia of African American Women Writers.  2 vols.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2007.

Paneth, Donald, ed.  The Encyclopedia of American Journalism.  New York: Facts on File, 1983.

Pollay, Richard W.  Information Sources in Advertising History.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1979.

Riley, Sam G. Biographical Dictionary of American Newspaper Columnists.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1995.

Roth, Mitchel P.  Historical Dictionary of War Journalism.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1997.

Schact, John.  A Bibliography for the Study of Magazines.  Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1979.

Schwarzlose, Richard A.  Newspapers: A Reference Guide.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1987.

Sloan, Wm. David.  American Journalism History: An Annotated Bibliography.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1989.

Startt, James D.  Oral Histories Related to Journalism History.  American Journalism Historians Association, 1996.

Startt, James D. and Wm. David Sloan.  Historical Methods in Mass Communication.  Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum, 1989.

Stempel, Guido H., ed.  Historical Dictionary of Political Communication in the United States.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1999.

Sweet, Christopher.  “A Comprehensive Bibliography of Ninetieth-Century Bicycling Periodicals.”  American Periodicals 29:1 (2019): 76-95.

Taft, William H. Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century Journalists.  New York: Garland Press, 1986.

Vandenheuvel, Jon.  Untapped Sources: A Guide to Newspaper Archives and Histories.  New York: Gannett Foundation Media Center, 1991.

Vaughn, Stephen, ed.  Encyclopedia of American Journalism.  New York: Routledge, 2007.

Wright, Russell O.  Chronology of Communication in the United States.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2004.

Zuckerman, Mary Ellen.  Sources on the History of Women’s Magazines: An Annotated Bibliography.  New York: Greenwood Press, 1991.

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