Selected Bibliography on the History of the American Drama and Theatre before 1915
Andrews Charlton. The Drama To-Day. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1913.
Angotti Vincent L. "American Dramatic Criticism, 1800-1830." Ph. D. diss., University of Kansas 1967.
Archer Stephen M. American Actors and Actreses: A Guide to Information Sources. Detroit: Gale, 1983.
Bailey Claudia Jean, A Guide to Reference and Bibliography for Theatre Research. 2d ed. Columbus: Ohio State University Libraries, 1983.
Baker Blanche M. Dramatic Bibliography: An Annotated List of Books on the History and Criticism of the Drama and Stage and on the Allied Arts of the Theatre. New York: Wilson, 1933.
-----. Theater and Allied Arts: A Guide to Books Dealing with the History Criticism, and Technique of the Drama and Theatre, and Related Arts and Crafts. New York: Wilson, 1952.
Barnes Noreen C., and Laurie J. Wolf. "Actresses of All Work: Nineteenth--Century Sources on Women in Nineteenth--Century American Theatre." Performing Arts Resources 12 ( 1987): 98-134.
Barrett Daniel. "Recent Collections of Nineteenth--Century Theatre Materials on Microform." Nineteenth--Century Theatre 17 ( 1989): 66-81.
Bronner Edwin. The Encyclopedia of the American Theatre 1900-1975. South Brunswick, NJ: Barnes, 1980.
Brown Thomas Allston. History of the American Stage. New York: Franklin, 1870. Reprint. 1969.
Browne Walter. Who's Who on the Stage; The Dramatic Reference Book and Biographical Dictionary of the Theatre, Containing Records of the Careers of Actors, Actresses, Managers, and Playwrights of the American Stage. New York: Browne, 1906.
Bryan George B. "Stage Lives. A Bibliography and Index to Theatrical Biographies in English". Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1985.