George Washington Carver Digital Collection

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George Washington Carver: Selected books, encyclopedic entries, and videos
Compiled by Susan Vega-Garcia and Toby Fishbein, Parks Library, Iowa State University
(Author?), National Cyclopedia of American Biography. New York: James T. White and Co., 1947.
REF CT213 .N21

Adair, Gene. George Washington Carver. New York: Chelsea House, 1989.
PZ9.3 .C2564a; Juvenile.

Adams, Russell L. Great Negroes, Past and Present. Chicago: Afro-American Publishing Co., 1949.
PZ9.5 Ad19g; Juvenile.

Albus, Harry J. The Peanut Man. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1949.
Not held by ISU Library.

Asimov, Isaac. Breakthroughs in Science. Boston: Houghton, 1959. Pages 172-176.
PZ130 .As42b; Juvenile.

Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin. Candle for your Cake. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1952. Pages 3-12.
Not held by ISU Library.

Bailey, Helen Miller. Forty American Biographies. New York: Vantage, 1970. Pages 179-183.
Not held by ISU Library.

Baker, Harry J. Biographical Sagas of Will Power. New York: Vantage, 1970. Pages 210-215.
Not held by ISU Library.

Bolton, Sarah Knowles. Lives of Poor Boys Who Became Famous. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1962; 1925. Pages 248-261 (1925 edition).
1962 ed. not held by ISU Library.

Bontemps, Arna Wendell. Story of George Washington Carver. New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1954. 181 pages.
Not held by ISU Library.

Borth, Christy. Pioneers of Plenty: The Story of Chemurgy. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1939, 1942. Pages 226-240.
TP995 .B648p2

Brandenberg, Aliki. A Weed is a Flower: The Life of George Washington Carver. Engelwood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1967.
PZ10 .B733w; Juvenile.

Brimberg, Stanlee. Black Stars. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1974. Pages 37-50
PZ9.5 .B77b; Juvenile.

Bunche, Ralph J. The World Significance of the Carver Story. Indianola, Iowa: Simpson College, [1956?]. 8 pages.
Address delivered at the 3rd annual Christian liberal arts festival at Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa (October 6, 1956).
S417 .C256b

Burchard, Peter Duncan.  Carver : A Great Soul.   Fairfax, CA : Serpent Wise, c1998.
S417 C3 B87 1998

George Washington Carver: For His Time and Ours.  Special History Study: Natural History Related to George Washington Carver National Monument(George Washington Carver National Monument, Diamond MO), 2005.
Not held by ISU Library.

Clark, Glenn. The Man Who Talks with the Flowers: The Intimate Life Story of Dr. George Washington Carver. St. Paul, Minn.: Macalester Park Publishing Co., 1939. 64 pages;
S417 .C256c

Clifford, Harold Burton. American Leaders. New York: American Book Co., 1953. Pages 280-290.
Not held by ISU Library.

Coates, Ruth Allison. Great American Naturalists. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications Co., 1974. Pages 89-95.
PZ9.5 .C632g; Juvenile.

Coil, Suzanne M. George Washington Carver. New York: Franklin Watts, 1990.
Not held by ISU Library; Juvenile.

Cooper, A.C. and C.A. Palmer. Twenty Modern Americans. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1942. Pages 139-158.
Not held by ISU Library.

Cox, Donald W. Pioneers of Ecology. Maplewood, New Jersey: Hammond, 1971. Pages 65-69.
Not held by ISU Library.

Coy, Harold. The Real Book about George Washington Carver. New York: Garden City Books, 1951. 191 pages.
Not held by ISU Library.

Curtin, Andrew. Gallery of Great Americans. New York: F. Watts, 1965.13 pages.
Not held by ISU Library.

Dies, Edward Jerome. Titans of the Soil. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1949. Pages 180-181.
S415 .D566t

Dolin, Arnold. Great Men of Science. New York: Hart Publishing Co., 1960. Pages 162-174.
Not held by ISU Library.

Driscoll, Laura.  George Washington Carver: Peanut Wizard.  New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 2003.
PZ7 D833g; GEN COLL.

Edwards, Ethel. Carver of Tuskegee. Cincinnati: Psyche Press, 1971. Privately printed in a limited edition of two hundred numbered copies.
Not held by ISU Library.

Elliott, Lawrence. George Washington Carver: The Man Who Overcame. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1966.
S417 .C256e

Embree, E.R. Thirteen Against the Odds. New York: Viking Press, 1944. Pages 97-116.
E185.96 .Em16t

Epstein, Samuel and Beryl Williams. George Washington Carver, Negro Scientist. Champaign, Ill.: Garrard Press, 1960. 80 pages.
Not held by ISU Library; Juvenile.

Feinstein, Stephen.  Read about George Washington Carver.  Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 2006.
PZ9.3 C2564fs; Special Collections

Ferrell, John S. Fruits of Creation: A Look at Global Sustainability as Seen through the Eyes of George Washington Carver. Shakopee, Minn.: Macalester Park Publishing Co., 1995.
Not held by ISU Library.

Fisher, Dorothea Frances (Canfield). And Long Remember: Some Great Americans Who Have Helped Me. New York: Whittlesey House, 1959. Pages 96-111.
Not held by ISU Library.

George Washington Carver: Man of Science, Servant of God (videorecording).  Grand Rapids, MI: RBC Ministries, 2006.
DVD 001 380; Special Collections.

Gilmartin, John G. and Anna M. Skehan. Great Names in American History.Chicago: Laidlaw Brothers, 1946. Pages 343-350.
Not held by ISU Library.

Goebel, Edmund Joseph, et al.  Builders of Our Country. Chicago: Laidlaw Brothers, 1951. Pages 353-360.
Not held by ISU Library.

Graham, Shirley and G.D. Lipscomb. Dr. George Washington Carver, Scientist. New York: Julian Messner, Inc., 1944. 248 pages.
S417 .C256g; Juvenile.

Gray, James Marion. George Washington Carver. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Silver Burdett Press, 1991.
Not held by ISU Library; Juvenile.

Haber, Louis. Black Pioneers of Science and Invention. New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1970. Pages 73-85.
Not held by ISU Library.

Hagedorn, Hermann. Americans: A Book of Lives. New York: John Day Co., 1946. Pages 225-243.
Not held by ISU Library.

Hall, Kenneth. They Stand Tall: Life Stories of Fifteen Great Men and Women. Anderson, Indiana: Warner Press, 1953. Pages 19-29.
Not held by ISU Library.

Halvorsen, Lisa. George Washington Carver: Innovator in Agriculture.  San Diego, CA: Blackbirch Press, 2002.
PZ9.3 C2456h; Special Collections and GEN COLL.

Heath, Monroe. Great Americans at a Glance. Redwood City, Calif.: Pacific Coast Publishers, 1955. Page 29.
Not held by ISU Library.

Hill, Harvey Jay. He Heard God's Whisper. Minneapolis, Minn.: Jorgenson Press, 1943. 80 pages.
S417.C3 H5

Hines, Linda Elizabeth Ott. Background to Fame: The Career of George Washington Carver, 1896-1916. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Auburn University, 1976. Dissertation; 221 leaves.
Not held by ISU Library.

Hoff, Carol. They Served America. Austin, Tex.: Steck-Vaughn Co., 1966. Pages 33-37.
Not held by ISU Library.

Holt, Rackham. George Washington Carver: An American Biography. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1963 (revised edition); 1943. 360 pages.
S417 .C256ho (1943 ed.); S417 .C256ho2 (1963 ed.)

Hughes, Langston. Famous American Negroes. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1954. Pages 69-76.
Not held by ISU Library.

Hunter, J.H. Saint, Seer and Scientist. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan Publishing House, 1939. 32 pages.
Not held by ISU Library.

Imes, George Lake. I Knew Carver. Harrisburg, Penn.: J. Jorace McFarland Co., 1943.
Not held by ISU Library.

Johnson, Ruth I. Christians You Should Know. Chicago: Moody Press, 1960. Pages 26-32.
Not held by ISU Library.

Kelen, Emery. Fifty Voices of the Twentieth Century. New York: Lothrop, Lee, and Shepard, 1970. Pages 18-22.
Not held by ISU Library.

Kitchens, John W. and Lynne B. Kitchens, eds. Guide to the Microfilm Edition of the George Washington Carver papers at Tuskegee Institute. Tuskegee, Alabama: Tuskegee Institute, 1975. 49 pages. Guide accompanies reels 1-67 of microfilm reels.
S417.C3 A2 1975x

Klein, Aaron E. Hidden Contributors: Black Scientists and Inventors in America. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1971. Pages 130-143.
Not held by ISU Library.

Kramer, Barbara.  George Washington Carver: Scientist and Inventor.  Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 2002.
S417 C3 K73; Special Collections

Kremer, Gary R., ed. George Washington Carver in His Own Words. Columbia, Miss.: University of Missouri, 1987. 208 pages.
S417.C3 .A3 1987; Special Collections and GEN COLL.

Law, Frederick Houk. Great Lives. New York: Globe Book Co., 1952. Pages 214-225.
Not held by ISU Library.

Leipold, L. Edmond. Famous American Negroes. Minneapolis, Minn.: T.S. Denison, 1967. Pages 49-54.
Not held by ISU Library.

Leipold, L. Edmond. Makers of a Better America. Minneapolis, Minn.: T.S. Denison, 1972. Pages 41-51.
Not held by ISU Library.

Lewis, Alethia. A True Fairy Tale. Boston: Christopher Publishing House, 1952. 107 pages.
Not held by ISU Library.

Lobb, Nancy. Sixteen Extraordinary African Americans. Portland, Maine: J. Weston Walch, 1995.
ERIC Document ED393954; in Microforms.

Manber, David. Wizard of Tuskegee: The Life of George Washington Carver. New York: Crowell-Collier Press, 1967. 168 pages; also sound recording of same name.
S417 .C256ma; sound recording not held by ISU Library.

Martin, Fletcher, ed. Our Great Americans: The Great Negro Contribution to American Progress. Chicago: Gamma Corp., 1953. Pages 93-94.
Not held by ISU Library.

Mason, Miriam Evangeline and William H. Cartwright. Trail Blazers of American History. Boston: Ginn, 1961. Pages 244-254.
Not held by ISU Library.

McGuire, Edna. They Made America Great. New York: MacMillan, 1957. Pages 269-274.
Not held by ISU Library.

McMurry, Linda O.  George Washington Carver. IN The African American Encyclopedia, Michael W. Williams, ed. New York: Marshall Cavendish, 1993.
REF E185 .A253 1993, vol. 1

McMurry, Linda O. George Washington Carver. IN Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History. Jack Salzman, David Lionel Smith & Cornel West, eds. New York: Macmillan Library Reference, 1996.
REF E185 .E54 1996, vol. 1

McMurry, Linda O. George Washington Carver: Scientist and Symbol. New York: Oxford University Press, 1981. 367 pages.
S417 .C3 M3

McNeer, May Yonge and Lynd K. Ward. Armed with Courage. New York: Abingdon Press, 1957. Pages 39-54.
PZ170 .M233ar; Juvenile.

Means, Florence Crannell. Carver's George: A Biography of George Washington Carver. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin Co., 1952. 176 pages.
S417 .C256me

Merritt, Raleigh H. From Captivity to Fame; or, The Life of George Washington Carver. Boston: Meador Publishing Co., 1938; 1929. 196 pages.
S417 .C256m

Meyer, Edith Patterson. Champions of the Four Freedoms. Boston: Little, Brown, 1966. Pages 178-194.
Not held by ISU Library.

Miller, Basil William. George Washington Carver: God's Ebony Scientist. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan Publishing House, 1943. 166 pages.
S417 .C256mi

Miller, Basil William. Ten Boys Who Became Famous. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan Publishing House, 1946. 83 pages.
Not held by ISU Library; Juvenile

Modern Marvels.  George Washington Carver (videorecording).  Actuality Productions for the History Channel, 2005.
Vide 004 658; Special Collections.

Moderow, Gertrude. People to Remember. Chicago: Scott, Foresman, 1960. Pages 149-165.
Not held by ISU Library.

Moore, Eva. The Story of George Washington Carver. New York: Scholastic, Inc., [1990?]; 1971.
PZ9.3 .C2564m; Juvenile.

Morris, Richard B., ed. Encyclopedia of American History. New York: Harper, 1961 (also 1965, 1970, 1976, 1982, 1996). Page 684 (1961 edition).
E174.5 .M833e2

Nelson, Rose Karen. Carver of Tuskegee. New York: New York Service Bureau for Intercultural Education, 1939. 6 pages.
S417 .C256n

Ovington, Mary White. The Walls Came Tumbling Down. New York: Schocken Books, 1970 (c 1947). 307 pages.
E185.5 .N276 O9 1970

Pereira, Arty. They Won Fame and Fortune. Shahadera, Delhi, India: Hind Pocket Books, 1973. Pages 104-109.
Not held by ISU Library.

Phelps, George Allison. Holidays and Philosophical Biographies. Los Angeles: House-Warven, 1951. Pages 25-31.
Not held by ISU Library.
Podesta, James J. George Washington Carver, 1861(?)-1943. IN Contemporary Black Biography, Barbara Carlisle Bigelow, ed. Detroit: Gale Research Inc., 1992. Includes illustration and bibliography.
REF E185.96 .C66, vol. 4

Powell, Lucille Rader. Ten All-American Boys. Philadelphia: Dorrance, 1971. Pages 41-55.
Not held by ISU Library; Juvenile?

Pullen, Alice Muriel. Despite the Colour Bar: The Story of George Carver, Scientist. [s.l.]: Student Christian Movement Press, 1946. 121 pages.
Not held by ISU Library.

Richardson, B.A. Great American Negroes. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1956.
E185.96 .R393g

Rogers, Joel Augustus. World's Great Men of Color. New York: Macmillan, 1972 (c 1946-47). Pages 633-641.
DT18 .R592, vol. 2

Rothwell, Melvin Thomas. George Washington Carver, a Great Scientist. Chicago: Van Kampen Press, 1944. 48 pages.
Not held by ISU Library.

Schnittkind, Henry Thomas, and Dana Arnold Schnittkind. Fifty Great Americans: Their Inspiring Lives and Achievements. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1948. Pages 348-357. (Authors' names are pseudonyms for Henry Thomas and Dana Lee Thomas)
Not held by ISU Library.

Schnittkind, Henry Thomas, and Dana Arnold Schnittkind. Living Biographies of Great Scientists. Garden City, New York: Perma Giants, 1941. (Authors' names are pseudonyms for Henry Thomas and Dana Lee Thomas)
Q141 .Sch59L

Shokunbi, Mae Gleaton. Songs of the Soul. Philadelphia: Dorrance & Co., 1945.
Not held by ISU Library.

Simmons, Sanford. Great Men of Science. New York: Hart Book Co., 1955. Pages 51-57.
Not held by ISU Library.

Smith, Alvin D. George Washington Carver, Man of God. New York: Exposition Press, 1954. 76 pages.
Not held by ISU Library.

Southworth, Gertrude (Van Duyn), and J.V.D. Southworth. Heroes of Our America. Syracuse, New York: Iroquois Publishing Co., 1952. Pages 366-372.
Not held by ISU Library.

Stevenson, Augusta. George Carver, Boy Scientist. New York: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1944. 202 pages.
S417 .C256s; Juvenile.

Strong, Jay. Famous Heroes of the Ages. New York: Hart Publishing Co., 1958. Pages 182-191.
Not held by ISU Library.

Thomas, Henry. George Washington Carver. New York: Putnam, 1958. 126 pages. (Author's name pseudonym of Henry Thomas Schnittkind.)
Not held by ISU Library.

Toppin, Edgar A. A Biographical History of Blacks in America since 1528. New York: McKay, 1971. Page 266.
E185.96 .T66

Washington, Booker T. My Larger Education. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page and Co., 1969 (c. 1911). 313 pages.
E185.97 .W28 1969

Welch, Helena. When They Were Children. Nashville, Tenn.: Southern Publishing Association, 1965. Pages 103-106.
Not held by ISU Library.

White, Anne Terry. George Washington Carver: The Story of a Great American. New York: Random House, 1953. 182 pages.
Not held by ISU Library.

Yost, Edna. Modern Americans in Science and Invention. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1941. 270 pages.
Q141 .Y83m

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