The following resources provide contextual and/or supplemental information that may be helpful while researching in the Sherman Thackara Collection.
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:(Search VUCat for titles)
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
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
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.
http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Sherman Thackara Collection/ShermanThackaraCollection-00085.xml.
Mintz, Steven, and Susan Kellogg. Domestic Revolutions: A Social History of American Family Life. New York: The Free
Sherman, William T. Sherman's Civil War: Selected Correspondence of William T. Sherman, 1860-1865. Edited by Brooks D.
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.