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).
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
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.