Thursday, September 10, 2015

Bibliography for Series on Barnard's Lincoln Statue

Part one
Part two
Part three

As I researched and wrote whst became three separate posts on this statue, I found a lot of information about It and its controversies, much more than I expected. At this point, I have to wonder if I was the last person to realize the firestorm this monument caused. 

I decided not to use endnotes since this was a blog entry, but, in hindsight, perhaps I should have once it became so long. Most of these sources are already linked and/or mentioned in the posts about this statue, but here are the various sources from which I gathered information for my story. Some of these have other details that I did not use.

In addition to Percoco's book, the article by Adam I.P. Smith is especially fascinating. It helped me quite a bit, but also goes well beyond what I needed for my story. It  is an interesting look at Lincoln's memory and image from an English perspective. I highly recommend it.

Summers with Lincoln: Looking for the Man in the Monuments, James A. Percocco, 2009, Fordham University Press
The Barnard LincolnThe American Architect, October 31, 1917

George Grey Barnard's Controversial Lincoln, Harold E. Dickson, Art Journal Vol. 27, Number 1, Autumn 1967

George Bernard Grey's Lincoln Statue in Louisville, Kentucky Historical Society 

The Taft Influence: How One Cincinnati Family Impacted UC
and the City, State Nation UC Magazine April 2013

The 'Cult' of Abraham Lincoln and the Strange Survival of Liberal England in the Era of the World Wars, Adam I.P. Smith, Twentieth Century British History, Vol. 21, Number 4, 2010
Barnard Biography

Abraham Lincoln online

George Grey Barnard Statue of Abraham Lincoln - Manchester, U.K.

Frederick Alms information (I know the man who wrote this entry and trust its accuracy.)

Edward Colston information

Cincinnati Enquirer, 1910-1918, from newspaper database at Kenton County Public Library 

Additional helpful information

In addition to the Tafts, the Lytle family was also an old and well-known Cincinnati family, including poet and Civil War General William Haines Lytle. The family name remains around town on Lytle Park (home also of the Taft Museum), Lytle Tunnel, Lytle Tower and One Lytle Place apartment building.

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