BYRD, Harry Flood, 1887-1966



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Extended Bibliography

Ferrell, Henry C., Jr. “The Role of Virginia Democratic Party Factionalism in the Rise of Harry Flood Byrd, 1917-1923.” In Essays in Southern Biography, edited by Joseph F. Steelman, et al., pp. 146-66. East Carolina College Publications in History, vol. 2. Greenville, NC: Department of History, East Carolina College, 1965.

Hall, Alvin L. “Politics and Patronage: Virginia’s Senators and the Roosevelt Purges of 1938.” Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 82 (July 1974): 331-50.

Hatch, Alden. The Byrds of Virginia. New York: Holt, Rinehart Winston, 1969.

Hawkes, Robert Thomas, Jr. “The Career of Harry Flood Byrd, Sr., To 1933.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Virginia, 1975.

___. “The Emergence of a Leader: Harry Flood Byrd, Governor of Virginia, 1926-1930.” Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 82 (July 1974): 259-81.

Heinemann, Ronald L. “ ‘Harry Byrd for President’: The 1932 Campaign.” Virginia Cavalcade 25 (Summer 1975): 28-37.

___. Harry Byrd of Virginia. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1996.

Henriques, Peter R. “The Byrd Organization Crushes a Liberal Challenge, 1950-1953.” Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 87 (January 1979): 3-29.

Koeniger, A. Cash. “The New Deal and the States: Roosevelt versus the Byrd Organization in Virginia.” Journal of American History 68 (March 1982): 876-96.

Sweeney, James R. “Byrd and Anti-Byrd: The Struggle for Political Supremacy in Virginia, 1945-1954.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Notre Dame, 1973.

___. “Harry Byrd: Vanished Policies and Enduring Principles.” Virginia Quarterly Review 52 (Autumn 1976): 596-612.

___. “Revolt in Virginia: Harry Byrd and the 1952 Presidential Election.” Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 86 (April 1978): 180-95.

___. “Whispers in the Golden Silence: Harry F. Byrd, Sr., John F. Kennedy, and Virginia Democrats in the 1960 Presidential Election.” Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 99 (January 1991): 3-44.

Tarter, Brent. “A Flier on the National Scene: Harry F. Byrd’s Favorite-Son Presidential Candidacy of 1932.” Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 82 (July 1974): 282-305.

Wilkinson, J. Harvie, III. Harry Byrd and the Changing Face of Virginia Politics, 1945-1966. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1968.