A collection of James Madison’s Papers

The Madison’s Montpelier Estate

The White House Historical Association

The National First Ladies’ Library and Historical Association’s biography of Dolley Madison

The Dolley Madison Project from The Virginia Center for Digital History

Books and Articles

Adams, Henry. History of the United States: 1809-1817. Library of America.

Allgor, Catherine. A Perfect Union. New York: Henry Holt and Company, LLC, 2006.

Allgor, Catherine. Parlor Politics. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2000.

Anthony, Carl S. First Ladies. New York, 1990.

Barry, Naomi. “Hello Dolley: On the Trail of the Madisons.” Gourmet Magazine (1989).

Berkin, Carol. Revolutionary Mothers. New York, 2005.

Cutts, Lucia B. Memoirs And Letters of Dolley Madison, Wife Of James Madison, President Of The United States. New York, 1879.

Davis, Richard Beale. Jeffersonian America. San Marino, CA, 1954.

Gerson, Noel B. The Velvet Glove. Nashville, TN, 1975.

Gontar, Cybele Trione. “Madison’s Montpelier.” Antiques (2007).

Hunt-Jones, Conover. Dolley and the “Great Little Madison”. Washington, DC: American Institute of Architects Foundation, 1977.

Jennings, Paul. A Colored Man’s Reminiscences of James Madison. Brooklyn: G.C. Beadle, 1865.

Ketcham, Ralph. James Madison. Charlottesville, VA, 1990.

Ketcham, Ralph. The Madisons of Montpelier. Charlottesville, VA, 2009.

Levy, Leonard. Emergence of a Free Press. Oxford University Press, 1985.

Mayo, Edith P. “Party Politics: The Political Impact of the First Ladies’ Social Role.” The Social Science Journal 37.4 (2000).

Pitch, Anthony, The Burning of Washington. Annapolis, 1998.

Rakove, Jack. James Madison. New York, 2002.

Roberts, Cokie. Ladies of Liberty. New York, 2008.

Shulman, Holly and Mattern, David. The Selected Letters of DM. University of Virginia Press, 2003.

“White House History.” Journal of the White House Historical Association 4 (1998).  

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