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
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).
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.