Elijah Parish Lovejoy Bibliography

From the collection of the Illinois State Historical Library

Alton Observer, Sept. 1836-April 1837, Elijah P. Lovejoy, Editor.

Alton Observer Extra, Proceedings of the Illinois Anti-Slavery Convention. Alton: Parks and Breath, 1837.

Beecher, Edward. Narrative of the Riots in Alton. New York: Haskell House, 1970.

Blanchard, Amos. A Sermon in Reference to the State of the Times. Concord, New Hampshire: Printed at the Observer Press, 1838.

"Dedication of the Lovejoy Monument." Alton: Chas. Holden Printer, 1897.

"The Dedication of the Elijah P. Lovejoy Monument." Greenville Advocate Print, 1897.

Dillard, Irving. "How America's First Press Martyr Gave His Life for Freedom," Reprinted Courtesy of the Alton Evening Telegraph for The Quill, October, 1952.

Dillon, Merton. Elijah P. Lovejoy, Abolitionist Editor. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1961.

Dimmock, Thomas. Lovejoy, An Address Delivered at the Church of the Unity, St. Louis, March 14, 1888. St. Louis, 1888.

Dimmock, Thomas. "Lovejoy--Hero and Martyr," New England Magazine, May 1891, pp. 364-378.

Dunne, Edward F. Illinois, The Heart of a Nation. Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1933.

Gill, John, "Elijah Lovejoy's Pledge of Silence," Bulletin of the Missouri Historical Society, January, 1958, pp. 167-177.

Gill, John. Tide Without Turning. Boston: Starr King Press, 1958.

Green, Beriah. The Martyr. New York: The American Anti-Slavery Society, 1838.

Harris, Norman Dwight. The History of Negro Servitude in Illinois. New York: Haskell House Publishers Ltd., 1969.

Heinl, Frank J. "Elijah Parish Lovejoy," The Illinois College Alumni Quarterly, v. 16, October, 1938.

Illinois in 1837. Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1837.

Jameson, Melvin. Elijah Parish Lovejoy As a Christian. Rochester, NY: Scrantom, Wetmore, and Co. 1910(?).

Krum, John M. "Mayor Krum's Official Report of the Lovejoy Tragedy," from the Alton Daily Times, November 7, 1922.

Lovejoy, Joseph C. and Owen. Memoir of the Reverend Elijah P. Lovejoy. New York: John S. Taylor, 1838.

Lusk, David W. Eighty Years of Illinois. Springfield, IL: 1889.

Lusk, David W. Politics and Politicians. Springfield, IL: 1884.

Martineau, Harriet. The Martyr Age of the United States. Boston: Weeks, Jordon, and Co., 1839.

May, Samuel Joseph. Some Recollections of Our Anti-Slavery Conflict. Boston: Fields, Osgood, and Co., 1869.

Nye, Russel Blaine. A Baker's Dozen: Thirteen Unusual Americans. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 1956.

Phillips, Wendell. William Lloyd Garrison, Eulogn by Wendell Phillips at the Funeral of Garrison, May 28, 1879. Boston: Directors of the Old South work, 1897.

Portwood, Shirley J., "The Alton School Case and African American Community Consciousness, 1897-1908," Illinois Historical Journal, Spring 1998, v. 91, pp. 2-20.

"Rededication of the Elijah Parish Lovejoy Monument," Alton, IL: Lovejoy Monument Rededication Committee, 1969.

Root, David. A Memorial of the Martyred Lovejoy. Dover(?): 1837(?).

Shifflet, Kizzie Huskinson. The Fifth Seal. Springfield, IL: Edward F. Hartmann, 1922.

Simon, Paul. Freedom's Champion, Elijah Lovejoy. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1994.

St. Louis Observer, Jan. 2, 1834-December 25, 1834 and September 1835-August 1836, Elijah P. Lovejoy, editor.

Stone, Thomas S. The Martyr of Freedom. Boston: Fergus Printing Co., 1838.

Tanner, Henry. History of the Rise and Progress of the Alton Riots. Buffalo, NY: Printing House of J. D. Warren, 1878.

Tanner, Henry. The Martyrdom of Lovejoy. Chicago: Fergus Printing Co., 1881.

Tracy, F.P. A Sermon Occasioned by the Alton Outrage and Murder of Rev. E. P. Lovejoy. Delivered in Newbury, Mass., December 22, 1837.

Trow, John Fowler. Alton Trials: of Winthrop S. Gillman. New York: J. F. Trow, 1838.

Unitarian Historical Society, Boston. The Proceedings... v 1-10. Boston: The Beacon Press, Inc., 1925.

Upper Alton Lyceum, Upper Alton, IL, Minute Book: October 20, 1836-March 19, 1839.

White, Stephen Van Culen. Address of the Honorable S. V. White. Brooklyn, NY: Eagle Book and Job Printing Department, 1899.

Wickett-Wiswall Collection, Letters, 1804-1891 of Elijah P. Lovejoy and family.

Worcester, Leonard. A Discourse on the Alton Outrage. Concord, N.H.: Asa McFarland, 1838.

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