YARBOROUGH, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Extended Bibliography

Adams, Mark, and Creekmore Fath. Yarborough, Portrait of a People’s Senator: A Political Profile. Austin: Chaparral Press, 1957.

Collins, Michael L. “Ralph Yarborough," in Profiles in Power: Twentieth-Century Texans in Washington, ed. by Kenneth E. Hendrickson, Jr., and Michael L. Collins. Arlington Heights, Ill.: Harlan Davidson, Inc., 1993: 149-173.

Cox, Patrick Lloyd. “‘Put the Jam on the Lower Shelf’: The Early Career of U.S. Senator Ralph Webster Yarborough." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Texas at Austin, 1996.

___. Ralph W. Yarborough: The People’s Senator. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2001; forward by Edward M. Kennedy.

Essin, Emmett M., III. “The Democratic Senatorial Primary in Texas: Yarborough versus Blakley.” Master’s thesis, Texas Christian University, 1965.

Monroe, Monte Latimer. “Lone Star Environmentalist: U.S. Senator Ralph W. Yarborough." Ph.d. dissertation, Texas Tech University, 1999.

Obadale-Starks, Ernest M.B. “Ralph Yarborough of Texas and the Road to Civil Rights." East Texas Historical Association Journal 24 (1994): 39-48.

Phillips, William G. Yarborough of Texas. Washington: Acropolis Books, 1969.

Provost, Norma Matlock. “Issues in the Texas Gubernatorial Race of 1954: Shivers versus Yarborough.” Master’s thesis, Lamar University, Beaumont, 1981.

Ralph Yarborough at 80: A Gathering of Tributes from Several of His Book-Loving Friends. Austin: Privately printed, 1984.

U.S. Congress. Senate. Tributes to the Honorable Ralph Yarborough of Texas in the United States Senate: Upon the Occasion of His Retirement from the Senate. 91st Cong., 2d sess., 1971. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1971.

Welch, June Rayfield. “Ralph Yarborough Persevered.” In The Texas Senator, pp. 66-71. Dallas: G.L.A. Press, 1978.

Yarborough, Ralph W. Frank Dobie: Man and Friend. Washington: Potomac Corral, The Westerners, 1967.