Selected Bibliography

Adelman, Joseph M. "'A Constitutional Conveyance of Intelligence, Public and Private:' The Post Office, the Business of Printing, and the American Revolution,” Enterprise & Society 11, no. 4 (2010): 409-52.

Beckham, Sue Bridwell.  Depression Post Office Murals and Southern Culture: A Gentle Reconstruction. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1989.

Bruns, James H.  Great American Post Offices. New York: Wiley, 1998.

Butler, Ruth Lapham. Doctor Franklin, Postmaster General. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Doran & Company, 1928.

Fuller, Wayne E. The American Mail: Enlarger of the Common Life. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 1972.

Henkin, David M. The Postal Age: The Emergence of Modern Communications in Nineteenth-Century America. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006.

Huebner, Francis C.  “Our Postal System.” Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D.C. 9 (1906): 126-174.

John, Richard R.  Spreading the News: The American Postal System from Franklin to Morse.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1995.

Marling, Karal Ann.  Wall to Wall America: Post Office Murals in the Great Depression.  Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1982.

Park, Marlene and Gerald Markowitz.  Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1984.

Robinson, Howard. The British Post Office: A History. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1948.

Smith, William.  “The Colonial Post-Office.”  The American Historical Review 21.2 (1916): 258-275.

- – -.  The History of the Post Office in British North America, 1639-1870. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1920.

Stets, Robert J. Postmasters & Postoffices of the United States, 1782-1811. Lake Oswego, OR: La Posta Publications, 1994.

Summerfield, Arthur E. U.S. Mail: The Story of the United States Postal Service. New York, NY: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1960.