Additional Links & Bibliography:

The following resources provide contextual and/or supplemental information that may be helpful while researching in the Sherman Thackara Collection.

Additional Links:


Notre Dame Archives- Thomas Ewing Family Papers


Notre Dame Archives- William T. Sherman Family Papers


Ohio Historical Society


OhioPix:  Picturing Ohio's History- Selections from the Ohio Historical Society Collection


United States Naval Academy's Nimitz Library- Special Collections & Archives


Wikipedia Article:  Alexander Montgomery Thackara

Wikipedia Article:  Eleanor Sherman Thackara

Wikipedia Article:  Thomas Ewing Sherman


Wikipedia Article:  William T. Sherman


Selected Bibliography:

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Burton, Katherine.  Three Generations.  New York:  Longmans, Green and Co.,  1947.


Cinderella and the Glass Slipper.  New York:  White and Allen,  1889.


Cotts,  Nancy F.  Public Vows:  A History of Marriage and the Nation.  Cambridge:  Harvard University Press,  2000.


Degler,  Carl N.  At Odds:  Women and the Family in America from the Revolution to the Present.  New York:  Oxford University
        Press,  1980.

Duurkin,  Joseph T.  General Sherman's Son.  New York:  Farrar, Straus and Cudahy,  1959.

Kenneally,  James K.  The History of American Catholic Women.  New York:  Crossroad Publishing Company,  1990.


Kennett,  Lee.  Sherman:  A Soldier's Life.  New York:  HarperCollins,  2001.


Lystra,  Karen.  Searching the Heart:  Women, Men and Romantic Love in the Nineteenth-Century America.  New York:  Oxford
        University Press, 1989.


McAllister,  Anna.  Ellen Ewing :  Wife of General Sherman.  New York:  Benziger Brother,  1936.


Memorial of Thomas Ewing of Ohio.  New York:  Catholic Publication Society,  1873. Thackara Collection/ShermanThackaraCollection-00085.xml.


Mintz,  Steven, and Susan Kellogg.  Domestic Revolutions:  A Social History of American Family Life.  New York:  The Free
        Press,  1988.


Sherman,  William T.  Sherman's Civil War:  Selected Correspondence of William T. Sherman, 1860-1865.  Edited by Brooks D.
        Simpson and Jean V. Berlin. North Carolina:  University of North Carolina Press,  1999.

Graduate Papers:

Benton,  George J.  The Sherman-Thackara Family Papers & Epistolary Art of Ellie Sherman: Gender Distinctions in Addressing her Parents.  Graduate
        paper,  Villanova University,  2004.

Markellos,  Nicholas.  The Sherman Letters: A Window into a Father and Daughter Relationship in Nineteenth-Century America.  Graduate paper,
       Villanova University,  2004.

Schenkelberg,  Meagan.  Hidden Passions: An Example of Victorian Courtship through the Love Letters of Eleanor Sherman and Alexander Thackara.
        Graduate paper,  Villanova University,  2004.