MARSH, George Perkins, 1801-1882


Extended Bibliography

Curtis, Jane, Will Curtis, and Frank Lieberman. The World of George Perkins Marsh, America’s First Conservationist and Environmentalist: An Illustrated Biography. Woodstock, Vt.: Published for the Woodstock Foundation by Countryman Press, 1982.

Lowenthal, David. “George Perkins Marsh." Ph.D. diss., University of Wisconsin, 1954.

___. “George Perkins Marsh and the American Geographical Tradition." Geographical Review 43 (April 1953): 207-13.

___. George Perkins Marsh, Versatile Vermonter. New York: Columbia University Press, 1958.

___. “Magnificent Amateur." American Forests 83 (September 1977): 8-11.

___. The Vermont Heritage of George Perkins Marsh; An Address Before the Woodstock Historical Society. Woodstock, Vt.: Woodstock Historical Society, 1960.

___. George Perkins Marsh, Prophet of Conservation. Foreword by William Cronon. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2000.

Marsh, Caroline Crane, comp. Life and Letters of George Perkins Marsh. In two volumes. Vol. I. New York: C. Scribner’s Sons, 1888.

Marsh, George Perkins. Address delivered before the Agricultural Society of Rutland County, Sept. 30, 1847. Rutland, Vt.: Printed at the Herald Office, 1848.

___. Address delivered before the Burlington Mechanics Institute, April 5, 1843. [Burlington, Vt.: N.p., 1843].

___. The Camel. Boston: Gould and Lincoln [etc., etc.], 1856.

___. The Earth as Modified by Human Action. New York: C. Scribner’s Sons, 1898. Reprint, N.p., 1976

___. The Goths in New-England. Middlebury, [Vt.]: Printed by J. Cobb, Jr., 1843.

___. Lectures on the English language. Rev. and enl. ed. 1860. Reprint, New York: C. Scribner’s Sons, 1885.

___. Man and Nature. London: S. Low, Son and Marston, 1864. Reprint, edited by David Lowenthal; with a foreword by William Cronon and a new introduction by David Lowenthal. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2003.

___. Mediaeval and Modern Saints and Miracles. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1876. Reprint, New York: Harper & Row, [1969].

___. The Origin and History of the English Language, and of the Early Literature it Embodies. New York: C. Scribner [etc., etc.], 1862. Reprint, Ann Arbor, Mich.: Gryphon Books, 1971.

___. Remarks of George P. Marsh, of Vermont, on slavery in the territories of New Mexico, California and Oregon: Delivered in the House of Representatives, August 3d, 1848. Burlington Vt.: Free Press Office Print, 1848.

___. Report made under authority of the legislature of Vermont, on the artificial propagation of fish. Burlington: Free Press Print., 1857.

___. So Great a Vision: The Conservation Writings of George Perkins Marsh. Edited by Stephen C. Trombulak. Hanover, N.H. : Middlebury College Press: University Press of New England, 2001.

___. Speech of Mr. G. P. Marsh, of Vermont, on the Mexican War, delivered in the House of Representatives of the U. S., February 10, 1848. Washington: Printed by J. & G.S. Gideon, 1848.

___. Speech of Mr. George P. Marsh, of Vermont, on the Tariff Bill. Delivered in the House of Representatives of the United States on the 30th of April, 1844. St. Albans, Vt.: Printed by E. B. Whiting, 1844.

___. Speech on the bill for establishing the Smithsonian Institution delivered in the House of Representatives of the U. States, April, 22, 1846. Washington: Printed by J. & G. S. Gideon, 1846.

Randall, Charles Edgar. “George Perkins Marsh, Conservation’s Forgotten Man." American Forests 71 (April 1965): 21-23.

Russell, Franklin. “George Perkins Marsh, 1801-1882." In Makers of Modern Thought, pp. 311-19. New York: American Heritage Pub. Co., 1972.

___. “Vermont Prophet: George Perkins Marsh." Horizon 10 (Summer 1968): 17-23.

Trauth, Mary Philip. Italo-American Diplomatic Relations, 1861-1882; The Mission of George Perkins Marsh, First American Minister to the Kingdom of Italy. Washington: Catholic University of America Press, 1958.