Bibliography of Works About Lew Wallace:
With Images from My Collection


Adams, Roger C. "Panic on the Ohio: The Defense of Cincinnati, Covington, and Newport, September 1862" The Journal of Kentucky Studies 9 (September 1992): 80-98.

Barber, A. W. The Benevolent Raid of General Lew Wallace: How Mexico was Saved in 1864 (Washington, DC: R. Beresford), 1914.
20p. ; 24cm / OCLC 10883235
[An unsubstantiated paper proporting that a man on a secret mission was actually Wallace.]

Burton, Richard. "Lew Wallace as a Poet" The Book Buyer (December 1897): 454-458.

Cheney, Louise. "The Saga of Governor Lew Wallace" The West (February 1970): 16-19, 58-62.

Eaton, Paul H. "Local Color in Ben Hur" The Editor 45:? (January 27, 1917): 60-61.

Frame, Clovis Alva. Lewis Wallace: American Minister to the Ottoman Empire, 1881-1885 Thesis (M.A.), Ohio State University, 1965.
93p. / OCLC 34499480

"General Lew Wallace" The Book Buyer 10:9 (October 1893): 357-359.

Goodwin, Floetta. Lew Wallace During the Civil War and Reconstruction Thesis (A.M.), University of Chicago, 1927.
40p. ; 29cm / OCLC 30529067
[Unrecorded in Russo & Sullivan.]

Hackstaff, Bridgie. Lew Wallace: Father of Ben-Hur (Crawfordsville, IN: Montgomery County Historical Society), 1980.
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image 40p. ; 23cm ; port. / OCLC 6849381

Hamilton, Edward Joseph. Indiana Writers of Poems and Prose (Chicago: Western Press Associates), 1902.
429p. ; 23cm ; illus.
[Unrecorded in Russo & Sullivan.]

Horgan, Paul. The Centuries of Santa Fe (New York: E. P. Dutton), 1956. [Reprinted in 1957, 1965, 1973, 1976, & 1994.]
363p. ; 22cm / OCLC 8587372

Horn, Calvin. New Mexico's Troubled Years: The Story of the Early Territorial Governors (Albuquerque, NM: Horn & Wallace), 1963.
239p. ; 24cm ; ports. / OCLC 959303

Hurt, Amy Passmore. "The Man Who Wrote 'Ben Hur'" New Mexico Magazine 26:6 (June 1948): 14, 31, 33.

Krout, Mary H. "General Lewis Wallace" in Laurel Leaves for Little Folk (Boston: Lee & Shepard), 1903. [Pages 112-131.]
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image 148 + [4]p. ; 23cm ; illus. / OCLC 8224076
[Russo & Sullivan, p. 437.]

Le Gallienne, Richard. "American Authors of To-Day" Munsey's Magazine 32:5 (February 1905): 641-650. [Wallace is one of the featured authors; includes a photograph by Rockwood, New York.]

Leeke, Jim (ed.). Smoke, Sound & Fury: The Civil War Memoirs of Major-General Lew Wallace, U.S. Volunteers (Portland, OR: Strawberry Hill Press), 1998. [Wallace's Civil War reminiscences taken entirely from his Autobiography.]
288p. ; 22.5cm ; illus. / OCLC 37725631

Lew Wallace: The Study of an American Hero VHS recording, Dancing River Productions, 1999. [A production by the Lew Wallace Study Preservation Society.]
15 min. / OCLC 43599105

McKee, Irving. "Ben-Hur" Wallace: The Life of General Lew Wallace (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press), 1947.
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image 301p. ; 21.5cm ; illus. / OCLC 7565902

Marden, Orison Swett. Little Visits with Great Americans (New York: The Success Company), 1903. [Reprinted in 1904 & 1905.]
600p. ; 20cm ; illus. / OCLC 1004155
[Unrecorded in Russo & Sullivan.]

"Men and Women Who Are Making Current History" Metropolitan (January 1902): unpaginated. [One paragraph about Wallace with a nice photograph.]

Miller, Robert Ryal. "Lew Wallace and the French Intervention in Mexico" Indiana Magazine of History 59:1 (March 1963): 31-50.

Morrow, Barbara Olenyik. From Ben-Hur to Sister Carrie: Remembering the Lives and Works of Five Indiana Authors (Indianapolis: Guld Press of Indiana, Inc.), 1995.
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attached image 211p. ; 23.5cm ; illus. / OCLC 34015502

Morsberger, Robert E. and Katharine E. Lew Wallace: Militant Romantic (New York: McGraw-Hill), 1980.
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attached image 560p. ; 24cm ; illus. / OCLC 6813027

Meuser, William B. Lew Wallace Graduating Thesis, University of Notre Dame, n.d.
17p. / OCLC 10943266

Playing Out the Empire: Ben-Hur and Other Toga Play and Films, 1883-1908 (Oxford and New York: Clarendon Press), 1994. [Contains two good articles about the stage and film (1907) versions.]
321p. ; 23cm ; illus. / OCLC 28379241

Reed, D. W. General Lew Wallace at Shiloh The Iowa Journal of History and Politics 18:2 (1920): 305-308.

Rich, J. W. "General Lew Wallace at Shiloh: How He Was Convinced of an Error After Forty Years" The Iowa Journal of History and Politics 18:2 (1920): 301-304.

Ridpath, John Clark (ed.). "Lewis Wallace" The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature (New York: Fifth Avenue Library Society), 1908. Vol. 23, pp. 448-459.

Russo, Dorothy Ritter and Thelma Lois Sullivan. Bibliographical Studies of Seven Authors of Crawfordsville, Indiana: Lew and Susan Wallace, Maurice and Will Thompson, Mary Hannah and Caroline Virginia Krout, and Meredith Nicholson (Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society), 1952. [Signed by both authors to Howard H. Peckham.]
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image 486p. ; 24cm ; illus. / OCLC 1043426

Schaaf, Martha E. Lew Wallace: Boy Writer (Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.), 1961. Childhood of Famous Americans Series [This copy was signed by the author in 1983; library binding.]
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attached image 200p. ; 19.5cm ; illus. / OCLC 1368542
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Schaedler, Louis Calvern. Lew Wallace: Middle-Class Novelist Thesis (A.M.), Duke University, 1941.
115p. ; 29cm / OCLC 21470574

Schultz, George A. Lew Wallace and the Mexican Liberals Thesis (M.F.A.), Wichita State University, 1956.
85p. ; 29cm / OCLC 18270897

Singler, Joseph A. "Ben Hur Was Written on the Kankakee" Hunting & Fishing (April 1946): 18-19.

Stidger, William L. The High Faith of Fiction and Drama (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.), 1928. [Chapter IV, "Ben Hur" by General Lew Wallace is part biography, part literary criticism.]
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image 254p. ; 19.5cm / OCLC 3944195
[Unrecorded in Russo & Sullivan.]

Treichel, James A. "Lew Wallace at Fort Donelson" Indiana Magazine of History 59:1 (March 1963): 3-18.

United States. 61st Congress, 2nd Session, 1909-1910, Proceedings in Statuary Hall and the Senate and the House of Representatives upon the Unveiling, Reception and Acceptance from the State of Indiana of the Statue of General Lew Wallace (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office), 1910. [Contains an extract of the address Wallace delivered July 4, 1866, at Indianapolis, presenting to Governor Morton the battle flags carried by Indiana regiments during the Civil War, p. 31.]
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image 109p. ; 26cm ; illus. / OCLC 7085522
[Russo & Sullivan, p. 370.]

Utley, Robert M. Four Fighters of Lincoln County (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press), 1986. Chapter 4, "Lew Wallace," p. 61-77.
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attached image 116p. ; 23.5cm ; illus. / OCLC 13560648

Volpe, Vernon L. "'Dispute Every Inch of Ground': Major General Lew Wallace Commands Cincinnati, September, 1862" Indiana Magazine of History 85:2 (June 1989): 138-150. [Note: Riddled with errors and bizarre speculative history.]

Wallace, Harold Lew. "Lew Wallace's March to Shiloh Revisited" Indiana Magazine of History 59:1 (March 1963): 19-30.

Wallace, Lew. "How I Came to Write Ben-Hur" The Esoteric: A Magazine of Advanced and Practical Esoteric Thought 10 (September 1896): 105-110.

-----. "My Own Account of the First Day at Shiloh" Appleton's Booklovers Magazine 7:1 (January 1906): 72-77.


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