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Chautauqua and Lyceums
- Case, Victoria and Robert Ormond Case. We Called It Culture: the Story of Chautauqua . Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1948.
- General history and workings of movement - key figures.
- DaBoll, Irene Briggs and Raymond F. DaBoll. Recollections of the Lyceum & Chautauqua Circuits . Freeport, ME: Wheelwright, 1969.
- Lindeman, Eduard C. "After Lyceums and Chautauquas, What?" Bookman 65 (May 1927): 246-50.
- Critical essay regarding superficial nature of the education at Chautauquas and Lyceums due to their commercialization and need to appeal to general audiences.
- McClure, Frank. "The Chautauqua of To-day." Review of Reviews 14 July 1914: 53-59.
- Overview of Chautauqua and lyceum movements.
- Mead, David. "1914: The Chautauqua and American Innocence." Journal of Popular Culture I (Spring 1968): 339-56.
- The continuing influence of Chautauqua during World War I.
- Noffsinger, John S. Correspondence Schools, Lyceums, Chautauquas . New York: Macmillan, 1926.
- Popular education.
- Smoot, James S. "Platform Theatre: Theatrical Elements of the Lyceum-Chautauqua." PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan.