Biographic References and Collections of Biographical Essays [index]  [Biography and Memoir Page]

Abrams, Alan E.  Journalist Biographies Master Index.  Detroit: Gale, 1979.

Applegate, Edd. Advocacy Journalists: A Biographical Dictionary of Writers and Editors. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2009.

Ashley, Perry J., ed.  American Newspaper Journalists, 1690-1872.  Detroit: Gale Research, 1985.

Ashley, Perry J., ed.  American Newspaper Journalists, 1873-1925.  Detroit: Gale Research, 1984.

Ashley, Perry J., ed.  American Newspaper Journalists, 1926-1950.  Detroit: Gale Research, 1984.

Ashley, Perry J., ed.  American Newspaper Publishers, 1950-1990.  Detroit: Gale Research, 1993.

Behrens, John C.  Typewriter Guerrillas: Close-Ups of 20 Top Investigative Reporters.  Chicago: Nelson Hall, 1977.

Britt, George.  Shoeleather and Printers' Ink: Experiences and Afterthoughts by New York Newspapermen.  New York: Quadrangle, 1974.

Brown, David, and W. Richard Brunner, eds.  How I Got That Story.  New York: Dutton, 1967.

Bulman, David.  Molders of Opinion.  Milwaukee: Bruce Publishing Co., 1945.

Davenport, Walter.  Ladies, Gentlemen, and Editors.  Garden City: Doubleday, 1960.

Downs, Robert B., and Jane B. Downs.  Journalists of the United States.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1991.

Dygert, James H.  The Investigative Reporter: Folk Heroes of a New Era.  Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1976. 

Fedler, Fred.  Lessons From the Past: Journalists Live and Work, 1850-1950.  Prospect Heights, Ill.: Waveland Press, 1999.

Fisher, Charles.  The Columnists.  New York: Howell, Soskin, 1944.

Forsee, Aylesa.  Headliners: Famous American Journalists.  Philadelphia: Macrae Smith Co., 1967.

Ghiglione, Loren.  Gentlemen of the Press: Profiles of American Newspaper Editors.  Indianapolis: Berg and Co., 1984. 

Green. Ward.  Star Reporters and 34 of Their Stories. New York: Random House, 1948.

Harrison, Stanley L.  Twentieth Century Journalists: America’s Opinion Makers.  Lanham: University Press of America, 2002.

Henry, Robert Hiram.  Editors I Have Known Since the Civil War.  Jackson, Miss.: self-published, 1922.

Hohenberg, John.  Foreign Correspondence: The Great Reporters and their Times.  Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1995.

Howey, Walter, ed.  Fighting Editors.  Philadelphia: D. McKay, 1948.

McKerns, Joseph P.  The Biographical Dictionary of American Journalism.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1989.

Newton, Eric, ed. Crusaders, Scoundrels, Journalists: The Newseum's Most Intriguing Newspeople.  New York: Times Books, 1999.

Randall, David.  The Great Reporters.  Ann Arbor: Pluto Press, 2005.

Riley, Sam G. Biographical Dictionary of American Newspaper Columnists.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1995.

Steiner, Linda. "Autobiographies by Women Journalists: An Annotated Bibliography." Journalism History 23:1 (Winter 1997): 13-15.

Streitmatter, Rodger. “Sex, Lies, and Autobiography: Contributions of Life Study to Journalism History.” American Journalism 13, no. 2 ( 1996): 206–24.

Taft, William H. Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century Journalists.  New York: Garland Press, 1986.