ROBINSON, Joseph Taylor, 1872-1937


Library of Congress

Extended Bibliography

Bacon, Donald C. “Joseph Taylor Robinson: The Good Soldier.” In First Among Equals: Outstanding Senate Leaders of the Twentieth Century, edited by Richard A. Baker and Roger H. Davidson, pp. 63-97. Washington: Congressional Quarterly, 1991.

Carson, Jamie L., and Benjamin A. Kleinerman. “A Switch in Time Saves Nine: Institutions, Strategic Actors, and FDR’s Court-packing Plan." Public Choice 113 (December 2002): 301-324. Chiles, John E. “The Early Public Career of Joseph Taylor Robinson.” Master’s thesis, Vanderbilt University, 1950.

Grant, Gilbert Richard. “Joseph Taylor Robinson in Foreign Affairs.” Arkansas Historical Quarterly 9 (Autumn 1950): 133-71.

Ledbetter, Cal, Jr. “Joe T. Robinson and the Presidential Campaign of 1928.” Arkansas Historical Quarterly 45 (Summer 1986): 95-125.

___. “The Special Senatorial Election of 1937 and Its Legacy for Arkansas Politics." Arkansas Historical Quarterly 63 (Spring 2004): 1-23.

Moore, Betty J. “The Majority Leader of the United States Senate: The Leader’s Effectiveness as a Major Determinant in the Leadership Model.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Maryland, College Park, 1986.

Neal, Nevin Emil. “A Biography of Joseph T. Robinson.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Oklahoma, 1958.

Petersen, Svend. “Arkansas’ Favorite Son.” Arkansas Historical Quarterly 3 (Summer 1944): 137-46.

Rhodes, Dennis Harrison. “The Political Speaking of Joseph Taylor Robinson.” Ph.D. dissertation, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1965.

Robinson, E.R. The Heart of “The Toiler’s Martyr”. Little Rock: Central Printing Co., 1938.

Skarda, Charles M. The Late Senator: Notes on the Life of Joe T. Robinson of Arkansas, 1872-1937. Little Rock: n.p., 1959.

Towns, Stuart. “Joseph T. Robinson and Arkansas Politics: 1912-1913.” Arkansas Historical Quarterly 24 (Winter 1965): 291-307.

U.S. Congress. Memorial Services Held in the House of Representatives and Senate of the United States, Together with Remarks Presented in Eulogy of Joseph Taylor Robinson, Late a Senator from Arkansas. 75th Cong., 3d sess., 1938. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1938.

Vervack, Jerry Jules. “The Making of a Politician: Joe T. Robinson, 1872-1921.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Arkansas, 1990.

Weller, Cecil Edward, Jr. Joe T. Robinson: Always a Loyal Democrat. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1998.

___. “Joseph Taylor Robinson: Keystone of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Supreme Court ‘Packing’ Plan.” Southern Historian 7 (Spring 1986): 23-30.

___. “Joseph Taylor Robinson and the Robinson-Patman Act.” Arkansas Historical Quarterly 47 (Spring 1988): 29-36.

Williams, Nancy A., ed. Arkansas Biography: A Collection of Notable Lives. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2000: 244-245.