National Anthem: Selected full-text books and articles
FREE! The Star Spangled Banner: (Revised and Enlarged from the "Report" on the above and Other Airs, Issued in 1909) U.S. Government Printing Office, 1914
America the Beautiful: The Stirring True Story behind Our Nations's Favorite Song Public Affairs, 2001
Librarian’s tip: "The Anthem" begins on p. 81
War and American Popular Culture: A Historical Encyclopedia Greenwood Press, 1999
Librarian’s tip: "The Star Spangled Banner" begins on p. 51
Early American Sheet Music: Its Lure and Its Lore, 1768-1889 R.R. Bowker Co., 1941
Librarian’s tip: "Star Spangled Banner" begins on p. 34
FREE! The Story of the American Hymn Abingdon Press, 1921
Librarian’s tip: "Francis Scott Key 1779-1843" begins on p. 134
The War of 1812: America at War Facts on File, 1994
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 7 "O'er the Land of the Free"
Confederate Music University of North Carolina Press, 1950
Librarian’s tip: Chap. Five "Farewell to the Star Spangled Banner"
O Say Can You Sing? The American Enterprise, Vol. 14, No. 7, October-November 2003
The Voice of Nations: European National Anthems and Their Authors Greenwood Press, 1995
FREE! Tchaikovsky and His Contemporaries: A Centennial Symposium Greenwood Press, 1999
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 14 "Tchaikovsky, the Tsars, and the Tsarist National Anthem"
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