HOUSTON, Samuel, 1793-1863



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Extended Bibliography

Bergeron, Paul H. “A Test for Jacksonians: Sam Houston on Trial.” East Tennessee Historical Society’s Publications 38 (1966): 16-29.

Braider, Donald. Solitary Star: A Biography of Sam Houston. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1974.

Campbell, Randolph B. Sam Houston and the American Southwest. New York: Pearson Longman, 2007 (3rd ed.).

Cantrell, Gregg. “Sam Houston and the Know-Nothings: A Reappraisal.” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 96 (January 1993): 327-43.

Corn, James F. “Sam Houston: The Raven.” Journal of Cherokee Studies 6 (Spring 1981): 34-49.

Creel, George. Sam Houston, Colossus in Buckskin. New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corp., 1928.

Crouch, Barry A. “ ‘Magnificent Barbarian’: Sam Houston Revisited.” Houston Review 15 (1993): 3-30.

Daniels, John David. “The Political Philosophy of Sam Houston.” Master’s thesis, University of North Texas, 1990.

Day, Donald, and Harry Herbert Ullom, eds. The Autobiography of Sam Houston. 1954. Reprint. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1980.

De Bruhl, Marshall. Sword of San Jacinto: A Life of Sam Houston. New York: Random House, 1993.

Elliot, Sarah Barnwell. Sam Houston. Boston: Small, Maynard & Co., 1900.

Frantz, Joe B. “Texas Giant of Contradictions: Sam Houston.” American West 17 (July/August 1980): 4-12, 61-65.

Friend, Llerena. Sam Houston, the Great Designer. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1954.

Haley, James. Sam Houston. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2002.

Hopewell, Clifford. Sam Houston: Man of Destiny: A Biography. Austin: Eakin Press, 1987.

Houston, Sam. Ever Thine Truly: Love Letters from Sam Houston to Anna Raguet. Austin: Jenkins Garrett Press, 1975.

James, Marquis. The Raven: A Biography of Sam Houston. 1929. Reprint. Atlanta: Cherokee Publishing Co., 1991.

Kennedy, John F. “Sam Houston." In Profiles in Courage, pp. 100-117. 1956. Reprint. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1961.

Kreneck, Thomas H. “Sam Houston and the Jacksonian Frontier Personality." Houston Review 8 (1986): 105-34.

___. “Sam Houston’s Quest For Personal Harmony: An Interpretation." Ph.D. dissertation, Bowling Green State University, 1981.

Ratner, Lorman A. “Sam Houston: The Prodigal Son." In Andrew Jackson and His Tennessee Lieutenants: A Study in Political Culture, pp. 99-107. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1997.

Roberts, Madge Thornall. Star of Destiny: The Private Life of Sam and Margaret Houston. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 1993.

___, ed. The Personal Correspondence of Sam Houston. 4 vols. to date. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 1996 - .

Seymour, Flora Warren. Sam Houston, Patriot. New York: Century Co., 1930.

Shearer, Ernest C. “The Mercurial Sam Houston." East Tennessee Historical Society’s Publications 35 (1963): 3-20.

Sibley, Marilyn McAdams. “James Hamilton, Jr. vs. Sam Houston: Repercussions of the Nullification Controversy." Southwestern Historical Quarterly 89 (October 1985): 165-80.

Stenberg, Richard R. “The Texas Schemes of Jackson and Houston, 1829-1836." Social Science Quarterly 50 (March 1970): 944-65.

Van Wagenen, Michael Scott. “Sam Houston and the Utah War." Utah Historical Quarterly 76 (Winter 2008): 66-78.

Welch, June Rayfield. “Houston Was Out of Step with the South." In The Texas Senator, pp. 76-82. Dallas: G.L.A. Press, 1978.

Williams, Amelia W., and Eugene Campbell Barker, eds. The Writings of Sam Houston, 1813-1863. 8 vols. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1938-1943.

Williams, John Hoyt. Sam Houston: A Biography of the Father of Texas. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992.

Wiltshire, Susan Ford. “Sam Houston and the Iliad." Tennessee Historical Quarterly 32 (Fall 1973): 249-54.

Winningham, Mrs. David. “Sam Houston and Slavery." Texana 3 (Summer 1965): 93-104.

Wisehart, Marion Karl. Sam Houston: American Giant. Washington: R.B. Luce, 1962.