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Chautauqua Institution

  • "Chautauqua." Lend A Hand October 1894: 270-284.(+)
    - Successes of C.L.S.C. groups around the country.
  • "Chautauqua: $158,000 Saves Five-Ring Circus of Culture." Newsweek 4 (18 August 1934): 35.(+)
    - Continuance of Chautauqua Institu tion under adverse conditions.
  • "Chautauqua: A 55+ Learning Experience." Aging 319/320 (July/August 1981): 43.(+)
    - Weekend program at Chautauqua Institution for people over 55.
  • "Chautauqua at 100." Newsweek 84 (2 September 1974): 73.(+)- Chautauqua Institution as cultural oasis.
  • Chautauqua County Beautiful Vacationland . Mayville, NT: Chautauqua County Board of Supervisors, 195?.
  • "Chautauqua in a Nutshell." Literary Digest 8 October 1921: 27-28.
    - American Chautauquas from a Britisher's perspective.
  • "Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, New York." Better Homes and Gardens 55 (April 1977): 200+.(+)- Chautauqua Institution as a viable summer vacation spot.
  • "Chautauqua Life '59." Newsweek 54 (27 July 1959): 80.(+)- Offerings of Chautauqua Institution's programming.
  • "Cultural Village that Blossoms Every Summer." Smithsonian June 1981.(SCI)
  • "Culture Pays Off." Business Week 23 (September 1944): 52-54.
    - Strategies that reinvigorated Chautauqua Institution after the depression.
  • "The Evolution of the Chautauqua System." Review of Reviews August 1895: 216-217.
    - Profiles Vincent's Sunday School and its development into the C.L.S.C. as a way to inculcate the public.
  • Ferguson, Charles W. "Lewis Miller." PTA Magazine 61 (November 1966): 12-14.
    - Profiles the life of Chautauqua's co-founder.
  • Goodspeed, T.W. William Rainey Harper . Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1928.
    - Teacher at Chautauqua Institution who went on to become the first President of the University of Chicago.
  • Gould, Joseph E. The Chautauqua Movement: An Episode in the Continuing American Revolution. New York: State University of New York, 1961.
    - Short book describing the beginnings of Chautauqua, focusing on William Rainey Harper, once president of the University of Chicago. Insights into the similarities between the University of Chicago system and Chautauqua.
  • Hadley, Dorothy Sidenburg. "Oral Interpretation at the Chautauqua Institution and the Chautauqua School of Expression, 1874-1900. " PhD Dissertation. Northwestern University, 1956.
  • Hale, Edward E. "A Record of Progress." Lend A Hand September 1895: 163-167.
    - Benefits of the C.L.S.C.
  • Hurlbut, Jesse L. The Story of Chautauqua . New York: Putnam's, 1921.
    - Reminiscences of Chautauqua's life and history.
  • "In New York State: Culture's Front Porch." Time 2 August 1982.
    - Chautauqua Institution.
  • Kniker, Charles R. "CLSC: a Century of Self-Improvement." Lifelong Learning, the Adult Years 3 (February 1980): 20-23.
    - History and present status of C.L.S.C.
  • Kundell, Linda. "Chautauqua." Travel Holiday 163 (March 1985): 16-18.
    - Chautauqua Institution as vacation area.
  • Morrison, Theodore. Chautauqua: A Center for Education, Religion, and the Arts in America . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1974.
    Focuses on Chautauqua Institution: inclusion of many photographs.
  • "Mr. Chautauqua." American Magazine 161 (June 1956): 47.
    - Very brief profile of Ralph McCallister, talent scout for performers at Chautauqua Institution.
  • Mundt, John J. "Chautauqua -- A Tradition for the Future." Change 10 (December 1978/January 1979): 24-25.
    - Chautauqua Institution's past and present focus and purpose.
  • Rogers, Mary Augusta. "The Chautauqua Experience." Gourmet 41 (August 1981): 42+.
    - Brief history of Chautauqua Institution; present description of atmosphere, local restaurant and recipes.
  • Simpson, Jeffrey. "Chautauqua: New York State's Enduring Cultural Community." Architectural Digest 43 (June 1986): 254-258.
    - Interiors and exteriors of Chautauqua homes.
  • . "Utopia by the Lake." American Heritage 23 (August 1972): 76-88.
    - History of Chautauqua Institution.
  • Snyder, Eldon E. "The Modern Chautauquas: Some Theoretical Perspectives." Journal of American Culture 6 (Summer 1983): 15-24.
    - Newer independent Chautauquas as leisure havens, and their use of promotional material.
    - Online version for those affiliated with BGSU
  • Stubblefield, Harold W. "The Idea of Lifelong Learning in the Chautauqua Movement." Adult Education 31 (Summer 1981): 199-208.
  • Vincent, Elizabeth. "Old First Night." New Republic 40 (24 September 1924): 95-97.
  • Vincent, John Heyl. "Chautauqua -- A Popular University." Contemporary Review 51 (May 1887): 725-735.
    - Manifesto-like article about the C.L.S.C. and the Chautauqua Institution written by its co-founder.
  • . . The Chautauqua Movement. Boston, 1886.
    - Personal intentions and mission of Chautauqua; emphasis on spiritual value and values.
  • Weischadle, David E. "Chautauqua: An Experience in Adult Education." Education Digest 34 (January 1969): 47-49.
    - Brief history discussing cultural contribution of Chautauqua Institution.