REVELS, Hiram Rhodes, 1827-1901


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Extended Bibliography

Borome, Joseph, ed. “The Autobiography of Hiram Rhodes Revels Together with Some Letters By and About Him.” Midwest Journal 5 (Winter 1952-1953): 79-92.

Christopher, Maurine. Black Americans in Congress. 1971. Rev. and expanded ed. New York: T.Y. Crowell, 1976. Originally published as America’s Black Congressmen.

Gibbs, Warmoth T. “Hiram R. Revels and His Times.” Quarterly Review of Higher Education Among Negroes 8 (January 1940): 25-37; (April 1940): 64-91.

Gravely, William B. ”Hiram Revels Protests Racial Separation in the Methodist Episcopal Church (1876).” Methodist History 8 (1970): 13-20.

Lawson, Elizabeth. The Gentleman from Mississippi: Our First Negro Congressman, Hiram R. Revels. New York: n.p., 1960.

Libby, Billy W. “Senator Hiram Revels of Mississippi Takes His Seat, January-February, 1870.” Journal of Mississippi History 37 (November 1975): 381-94.

Meyer, Howard N. “Two Gentlemen from Mississippi.” Chicago Jewish Forum 26 (Fall 1967): 28-36.

Office of History and Preservation, Office of the Clerk, Black Americans in Congress, 1870–2007. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008.

Sewell, George A. “Hiram Rhodes Revels: Another Evaluation.”Negro History Bulletin 38 (December 1974-January 1975): 336-39.

Singer, Donald L. “For Whites Only: The Seating of Hiram Revels in the United States Senate.” Negro History Bulletin 35 (March 1972): 60-63.

Smith, Samuel Denny. The Negro in Congress, 1870-1901. 1940. Reprint. Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 1966.

___. “The Negro in the United States Senate.” In Essays in Southern History Presented to Joseph Gregoire de Roulhac Hamilton, edited by Fletcher Melvin Green, pp. 49-66. James Sprunt Studies in History and Political Science, vol. 31. 1949. Reprint. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1976.

Thompson, Julius Eric. Hiram R. Revels, 1827-1901: A Biography. New York: Arno Press, 1982.

Wheeler, Gerald E. “Hiram R. Revels, Negro Educator and Statesman.” Master’s thesis, University of California, Berkeley, 1949.