VANDENBERG, Arthur Hendrick, 1884-1951



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Extended Bibliography

Acheson, Dean. “Arthur Vandenberg and the Senate.” In Sketches From Life Of Men I Have Known, pp. 123-46. NY: Harper & Brothers, 1961.

Anderson, Joel Edward, Jr. “The ‘Operational Code’ Belief System of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg: An Application of the George Construct.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Michigan, 1974.

Boulard, Garry. “Arthur H. Vandenberg and the Formation of the United Nations.” Michigan History 71 (July/August 1987): 38-45.

Bradshaw, James Stanford. “Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg and Article 51 of the United Nations Charter.” Mid-America 57 (July 1975): 145-56.

Briggs, Philip J. “Senator Vandenberg, Bipartisanship and the Origin of United Nations Article 51.” Mid-America 60 (October 1978): 163-69.

Cable, John N. “Vandenberg: The Polish Question and Polish Americans, 1944-1948.” Michigan History 57 (Winter 1973): 296-310.

Dunlap, Aurie Nichols. “The Political Career of Arthur H. Vandenberg.” Ph.D. dissertation, Columbia University, 1955.

Eldersveld, A. Martin. “A Review and Thematic Analysis of Arthur H. Vandenberg’s Senate Addresses on Foreign Policy.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Michigan, 1960.

Fetzer, James. “Senator Vandenberg and the American Commitment to China, 1945-1950.” Historian 36 (February 1974): 283-303.

Gazell, James A. “Arthur H. Vandenberg, Internationalism, and the United Nations.” Political Science Quarterly 88 (September 1973): 375-94.

Grant, Philip A., Jr. “The Michigan Congressional Delegation and the Burke-Wadsworth Act of 1940.” Michigan Historical Review 18 (Spring 1992): 71-81.

Gregg, Richard G. “A Rhetorical Re-Examination of Arthur Vandenberg’s ‘Dramatic Conversion,’ January 10, 1945.” Quarterly Journal of Speech 61 (April 1975): 154-68.

Hill, Thomas M. “The Senate Leadership and International Policy from Lodge to Vandenberg.” Ph.D. dissertation, Washington University, 1970.

___. “Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg, the Politics of Bipartisanship, and the Origins of Anti-Soviet Consensus, 1941-1946.” World Affairs 138 (Winter 1975-1976): 219-41.

Hudson, Daryl J. “Vandenberg Reconsidered: Senate Resolution 239 and American Foreign Policy.” Diplomatic History 1 (Winter 1977): 46-63.

Kling, Merle. “The Tenability of Isolationism and Internationalism as Designations of the Foreign Policy of the United States—A Case Study of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg and Representative Vito Marcantonio.” Ph.D. dissertation, Washington University, 1949.

Lehman, Ronald Frank, II. “Vandenberg, Taft, and Truman: Principle and Politics in the Announcement of the Truman Doctrine.” Ph.D. dissertation, Claremont Graduate School, 1975.

Meijer, Hank (Hendrik). “Arthur Vandenberg and the Fight for Neutrality, 1939.” Michigan Historical Review 16 (Fall 1990): 1-21.

___. “Hunting for the Middle Ground: Arthur Vandenberg and the Mackinac Charter, 1943.” Michigan Historical Review 19 (Fall 1993): 1-21.

Meijer, Hendrik. Arthur Vandenberg: The Man in the Middle of the American Century . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017.

Moore, Newell S. “The Role of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg in American Foreign Affairs.” Ph.D. dissertation, George Peabody College for Teachers of Vanderbilt University, 1954.

Patterson, J.W. “Arthur Vandenberg’s Rhetorical Strategy in Advancing Bipartisan Foreign Policy.” Quarterly Journal of Speech 56 (October 1970): 284-95.

___. “A Study of the Changing Views in Selected Foreign Policy Speeches of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg, 1937-1949.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Oklahoma, 1961.

Reston, James. “Arthur Vandenberg.” Michigan Quarterly Review 8 (Spring 1969): 73-82.

Silverman, Sheldon Arnold. “At the Water’s Edge: Arthur Vandenberg and the Foundation of American Bipartisan Foreign Policy.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles, 1967.

Tompkins, C. David. “Arthur Vandenberg Goes to the Senate.”Michigan History 51 (Spring 1967): 19-35.

___. “Profile of a Progressive Editor.” Michigan History 53 (Summer 1969): 144-57.

___. “Senator Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg: Middle Western Isolationist.” Michigan History 44 (March 1960): 39-58.

___. Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg: The Evolution of a Modern Republican, 1884-1945. Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 1970.

U.S. Congress. Memorial Services Held in the House of Representatives and Senate of the United States, Together with Remarks Presented in Eulogy of Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg, Late a Senator from Michigan. 82d Cong., 1st sess., 1951. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1951.

Vandenberg, Arthur Hendrick. The Greatest American, Alexander Hamilton. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1921.

___. If Hamilton Were Here Today: American Fundamentals Applied to Modern Problems. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1923.

___. The Trail of a Tradition. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1926.

Vandenberg, Arthur H., Jr., and Joe Alex Morris, eds. The Private Papers of Senator Vandenberg. 1952. Reprint. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1974.

Wilcox, Francis O. Arthur H. Vandenberg: His Career and Legacy. Michigan Historical Collections Bulletin no. 25. Ann Arbor: Michigan Historical Collections, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan, 1975.

Yang, Richard H. (Ryh-hsiuh). “Chairman Arthur H. Vandenberg of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and China Policy, 1947-1948.” Chinese Culture 15 (September 1974): 76-99.

Yang, Ryh-hsiuh. (Richard H.). “The Role of Chairman Arthur H. Vandenberg of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in the 80th Congress, 1947-1948.” Ph.D. dissertation, New School for Social Research, 1966.