A History of Civilization (2 Volumes), Crane Brinton, John B. Christopher, Robert Lee Wolff (Prentice-Hall 1955)

A History of England and the Empire-Commonwealth, Walter Phelps Hall, Robert Greenhalgh Albion, Jennie Barnes Pope, 4th Edition (Blaisdell Publishing 1961)

Chapters in Western Civilization, edited by Columbia College (2 Volumes) (Columbia University Press 1961-1962)

The Green Flag, Volume One, The Most Distressful Country, Robert Kee (Quartet Books 1976)

Puritan Boston and Quaker Philadelphia, E. Digby Baltzell (Beacon Press 1979)

Richard Rodgers, David Ewen (Henry Holt 1957)

Musical Stages, Richard Rodgers (Random House 1975)

Getting to Know Him, Hugh Fordin (Random House 1977)

The Hammersteins, Oscar Andrew Hammerstein (Black Dog & Leventhal 2010)

Lyrics, Oscar Hammerstein II (Simon and Shuster 1949)

The Complete Lyrics of Oscar Hammerstein II, edited by Amy Asch (Alfred A. Knopf 2008)

What Makes Songs Popular, ’48 The Magazine of the Year (Vol. 2, No. 3 March 1948, pp 104-107)

The Rodgers and Hammerstein Story, Stanley Green (John Day 1963)

The Sound of Their Music, Frederick Nolan (Walker Publishing 1978)

Some Enchanted Evenings, Deems Taylor (Harper & Brothers 1953)

Salute to a Cockeyed Optimist: Oscar Hammerstein II (Transcript, Friends of the USC Libraries 1972)

Rodgers and Hammerstein, Ethan Mordden (Harry N. Abrams 1992)

George Gershwin, His Journey to Greatness, David Ewen (Prentice-Hall 1970)

A Journey to Greatness, David Ewen (Henry Holt 1956)

The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, Robin Thompson (Amadeus Press 2010)

The Gershwins, Robert Kimball and Alfred Simon (Bonanza Books 1973)

Lyrics on Several Occasions, Ira Gershwin (The Viking Press 1959)

The Complete Lyrics of Ira Gershwin, edited by Robert Kimball (Alfred A. Knopf 1993)

Victor Herbert, Edward N. Waters (Macmillan 1955)

Victor Herbert, Claire Lee Purdy (Julian Messner 1944)

Twenty Years on Broadway, George M. Cohan (Harper and Brothers 1924)

Jerome Kern, Gerald Bordman (Oxford University Press 1980)

The World of Jerome Kern, David Ewen (Henry Holt 1960)

Show Boat, The Story of a Classic American Musical, Miles Kreuger (Oxford University Press 1977)

Show Boat, Performing Race in an American Musical, Todd Decker (Oxford University Press 2013)

Who Should Sing “Ol’ Man River”?, Todd Decker (Oxford University Press 2015)

As Thousands Cheer, Laurence Bergreen (Penguin Books 1990)

The Complete Lyrics of Irving Berlin, edited by Robert Kimball and Linda Emmet (Alfred A. Knopf 2001)

Cole, edited by Robert Kimball (Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1971)

The Complete Lyrics of Cole Porter, edited by Robert Kimball (Alfred A. Knopf 1983)

The Complete Lyrics of Lorenz Hart, edited by Dorothy Hart and Robert Kimball (Alfred A. Knopf 1986)

The Complete Lyrics of P. G. Wodehouse, edited by Barry Day (The Scarecrow Press 2004)

Reading Lyrics, edited by Robert Gottlieb and Robert Kimball (Pantheon Book 2000)

“The Broadway Sound,” Robert Russell Bennett (University of Rochester Press 1999)

The Sound of Broadway Music, Steven Suskin (Oxford University Press 2009)

A Chronology of American Musical Theater (3 Volumes), Richard C. Norton (Oxford University Press 2002)

The Secret Life of the American Musical, Jack Viertel (Sarah Crichton Books 2016)

The World of Musical Comedy, Stanley Green , 4th Edition (Da Capo 1980)

Broadway Musicals of the 30’s, Stanley Green (Da Capo 1971)

Broadway, The American Musical, Laurence Maslon, based on the documentary film by Michael Kantor (Hal Leonard 2010)

Catalog of the American Musical, Tommy Krasker and Robert Kimball (National Institute for Opera and Musical Theater 1988)

Better Foot Forward, Ethan Mordden (Grossman Publishers 1976)

The Musical As Drama, Scott McMillin (Princeton University Press 2006)

The Broadway Musical, Joseph P. Swain (Oxford University Press 1990)

The American Musical, Raymond Knapp (Princeton University Press 2005)

American Musical Theatre, Gerald Bordman (Oxford University Press 1978)

American Musical Comedy, Gerald Bordman (Oxford University Press 1982)

Broadway’s Greatest Musicals (Revised), Abe Lauffe (Funk & Wagnalls 1977)

Can’t Help Singin’, Gerald Mast (The Overlook Press 1987)

ShowTime, Larry Stempel (W.W Norton 2010)

The New Complete Book of the American Musical Theater, David Ewen (Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1970)

Anything Goes, Ethan Mordden (Oxford University Press 2013)

It Happened on Broadway, Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer (Harcourt Brace 1998)

The Rise and Fall of the Broadway Musical, Mark N. Grant (Northeastern University Press 2004)

Changing Stages, Richard Eyre and Nicholas Wright (Alfred A. Knopf 2001)

Stripper, Showgirls, and Sharks, Peter Filichia (St. Martin’s Press 2013)

Panorama of American Popular Music, David Ewen (Prentice-Hall 1957)

All the Years of American Popular Music, David Ewen (Prentice-Hall 1977)

American Popular Songs, David Ewen (Random House 1966)

This is Ragtime, Terry Waldo (Da Capo 1976)

Rags and Ragtime, David A. Jasen and Trebor Jay Tichenor (Dover Publications 1978)

Jazz, Geoffrey C. Ward, based on a documentary film by Ken Burns (Alfred A. Knopf 2000)

Music of the Western World, Luciano Alberti (Crown Publishers 1974)

The Concise Oxford History of Music, Gerald Abraham (Oxford University Press 1979)

The Metropolitan Opera Guide, Mary Ellis and Robert Lawrence (Modern Library 1939)

Men of Popular Music, David Ewen (Prentice-Hall 1949)

The Poets of Tin Pan Alley, Philip Furia (Oxford University Press 1990)

Easy to Remember, William Zinsser (David R. Godine 2001)

American Popular Song, Alec Wilder (Oxford University Press 1972)

Tin Pan Alley, David A. Jasen (Donald I. Fine 1988)

The Melody Lingers On, Roy Hemming (Newmarket Press 1986)