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Martin Luther King, Jr. Sources in the LSU Libraries

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Mitchell Brown, Compiler (1993)
Updated by Carlos Diez (1994)
Updated by Isaac Clark and Alexis Carrasquel (2006)
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Writings of Martin Luther King, Jr. I've Been to the Mountaintop.
(San Francisco, CA: Harper San Francisco), 1994.
E 185.97 K5 A5 1994 Middleton Library


Martin Luther King [videorecording]: I have a dream; Lincoln Memorial
Martin Luther King, Jr. (Bowling Green: Johnson/Rudolph Video Productions), 1988.
VCAS 506 Middleton Library (restricted shelving)


A Martin Luther King Treasury.
(Yonkers, NY: Educational Heritage), 1964.
E 185.61 K535 Middleton Library


The Measure of A Man.
Martin Luther King, Jr. (Philadelphia: Fortress Press), 1988.
BT 703 K5 1988 Middleton Library


A selection of sermons.

The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Clayborne Carson, ed. (Berkeley: University of California Press), 1992.
E 185.97 K5 A2 1992 Middleton Library


The Preacher King: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Word that Moved America.
Richard Lischer. (New York: Oxford University Press), 1995
BV 4208 U6 L57 1995 Middleton Library


Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story.
Martin Luther King, Jr. (New York: Harper), 1958.
E 185.89 T8 K5 Middleton Library


The story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings of Martin Luther King, Jr.
James Melvin Washington, ed. (San Francisco: Harper & Row), 1986.
E 185.97 K5 A25 1986 Middleton Library


The Trumpet of Conscience
Martin Luther King, Jr. (New York: Harper & Row), 1968.
E 185.97 K5 1968 Middleton Library


The Massey Lectures. Sponsored by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Published posthumously.

Reflections on the problems of today's world, the nuclear arms race, etc.

Why We Can't Wait.
Martin Luther King, Jr. (New York: Harper & Row), 1964.
E 185.61 K54 Middleton Library


The story of the Birmingham Campaign.


Bibliographies American Political Assassinations: Bibliography of Works Published, 1963-1970.
Related to the Assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, and Robert F. Kennedy.
(Washington, D.C.: Committee to Investigate Assassinations), 1973.
Z 1249 A7 C6 Middleton Library


A Bibliography of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection (MLK Collection) in the Mississippi Valley Collection (MVC).
Compiled by Odie H. Tolbert, Jr. (Memphis, TN: John Willard Brister Library, Memphis State University), 1983.
F 444 M5 B52 1983 Middleton Library


Eight Negro Bibliographies.
Compiled by Daniel T. Williams. (New York: Kraus Reprint Co.), 1970.
Z 1361 N39 W54 Middleton Library


Free At Last: A Bibliography of Martin Luther King, Jr.
William H. Fisher. (Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press), 1977.
Z 8464.44 F57 Middleton Library


A Guide to Research on Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Modern Black Freedom Struggle.
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers Project. (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Libraries), 1989.
E 185.97 K5 G85 1989 Hill Memorial Library, Louisiana Collection
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University


  • Martin Luther King, Jr.: An Annotated Bibliography.
    Sherman E. Payatt. (New York: Greenwood), 1986.
    E 185.97 K54 P9 1986 Middleton Library


    The Memphis Multi-Media Archival Project: The 1968 Sanitation Workers' Strike.
    David G. Yellin. (Memphis, TN: John Willard Brister Library), 1974.
    Z 1338 M4 Y4 Middleton Library


    Unstoppable Man: A Bibliography, Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Deborah J. Tucker. (Detroit, MI: Wayne State University), 1994.
    E 185.97 K5 T83 1994 Middleton Library



    Biographical Sources The autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Martin Luther King, Jr. (New York: Warner Books), 1998.
    E185.97 .K5 A52 1998 Middleton Library


    King: A Biography. 2nd ed.
    David L. Lewis. (Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press), 1978.
    E 185.97 K5 L45 1978 Middleton Library


    Let the Trumpet Sound: The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Stephen B. Oates. (New York: Harper Perennial), 1994.
    E 185.97 K5 O18 1994 Middleton Library


    Marching to Freedom: The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Robert M. Bleiweiss, ed. (New York: New American Library), 1969.
    E 185.97 K5 B55 1969 Hill Memorial Library, Louisiana Collection


    Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Concise Biography.
    Roberta Strauss Feuerlicht. (New York: American R.D.M. Corporation), 1966.
    E 185.97 K5 F4 Middleton Library


    Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Documentary, Montgomery to Memphis.
    Flip Schulke, ed.(New York: Norton), 1976.
    E 185.97 K5 M29 1976 Middleton Library


    Martin Luther King, Jr: A Profile.
    C. Eric Lincoln, ed.(New York: Hill and Wang), 1970.
    E 185.97 K5 L5 Middleton Library


    Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Freedom Movement.
    Lillie Patterson. (New York: Facts on File), 1989.
    E 185.97 K5 P29 1989 Hill Memorial Library, Louisiana Collection


    Martin Luther King, Jr.: Apostle of Militant Nonviolence.
    James A. Colaiaco. (New York: St. Martin's Press), 1993.
    E 185.97 K5 C65 1993 Middleton Library


    Martin Luther King, Jr.: Civil Rights Leader, Theologian, Orator.
    David J. Garrow, ed. (Brooklyn, NY: Carlson), 1989.
    E 185.97 K5 M33 1989 3 vols. Middleton Library


    Martin Luther King, Jr.: His Life, Martyrdom, and Meaning for the World.
    William Robert Miller. (New York: Weybright and Talley), 1968.
    E 185.97 K5 M5 Middleton Library


    Martin Luther King, Jr: The FBI File.
    Michael Friedly and David Gallen, ed. (New York: Carroll & Graf), 1993.
    E 185.97 K5 G35 1993 Middleton Library



    Other Works Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
    David J. Garrow. (New York: Morrow), 1986.
    E 185.97 K5 G36 1986 Middleton Library


    Blessed are the peacemakers: Martin Luther King, Jr., eight white religious leaders, and the "Letter from Birmingham Jail".
    Jonathon S. Bass. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press), c2001.
    F334 .B69 N415 2001 Middleton Library
    F334 .B69 N415 2001 Hill Memorial Library


    The Ethics of Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Ervin Smith. (New York: E. Mellen Press), 1981.
    E 185.97 K5 S57 Middleton Library


    A Lasting Impression: A Collection of Photographs of Martin Luther King, Jr.
    John Tweedle. (Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press), 1983.
    E 185.97 K5 T85 1983 Middleton Library


    The making of Martin Luther King and the civil rights movement.
    Brian Ward. (Washington Square, N.Y.: New York University Press), 1996.
    E 185.97 K5 M255 1996 Middleton Library


    Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Making of A Mind.
    John J. Ansbro. (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books), 1982.
    E 185.97 K5 A79 1982 Middleton Library


    Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Foundations of Nonviolence.
    James P. Hanigan. (Lanham, MD: University Press of America), 1984.
    E 185.97 K5 H27 1984 Middleton Library


    The Movement: 1964 - 1970
    Compiled by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project. (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press), 1993.
    E 185.615 M68 1993 Middleton Library


    Northern Protest: Martin Luther King, Jr., Chicago, and the Civil Rights Movement.
    James Ralph, Jr. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press), 1993
    F 548.9 N4 R35 1993 Middleton Library


    Of Kennedys and Kings: Making Sense of the Sixties.
    Harris Wofford. (New York: Farrar, Strauss, Giroux), 1980.
    E 841 W56 1980 Middleton Library

    Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-63.
    Taylor Branch. (New York: Simon and Schuster), 1988.
    E 185.61 B7914 1988 Middleton Library


    Protest at Selma: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
    David J. Garrow. (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press), 1978.
    JK 1929 A2 G37 Middleton Library


    At the River I Stand.
    John Turner Beifuss. (Memphis, TN: St. Luke's Press), 1990.
    HD 5325 S2572 1968 M46 1990 Middleton Library


    Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and America's Quest for Racial Integration.
    A.B. Assensoh. (Ilfracombe: Stockwell), 1987.
    E 185.97 K5 A85 1987 Hill Memorial Library, Louisiana Collection (non-circulating)


    Ring out freedom!: the voice of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the making of the civil rights movement
    Fredrik Sunnemark. (Bloomington: Indiana University Press), c2004.
    E185.97 .K5 S866 2004 Middleton Library


    Search for the Beloved Community: The Thinking of Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Kenneth L. Smith, Ira G. Zepp. (Lanham, MD: University Press of America), 1986.
    E 185.97 K5 S58 1986 Middleton Library


    Somebodyness: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Theory of Dignity.
    Garth Baker Fletcher. (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press), 1993.
    BT 702 B35 1993 Middleton Library


    Symbols, the News Magazines, and Martin Luther King.
    Richard Lentz.(Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press), 1990.
    E 185.97 K5 L43 1990 Middleton Library


    There is a Balm in Gilead: The Cultural Roots of Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Lewis V. Baldwin.(Minneapolis: Fortress Press), 1991.
    E 185.97 K5 B35 1991 Middleton Library


    They Looked for a City: A Comparative Analysis of the Ideal of Community in the Thought of Howard Thurman and Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Walter E. Fluker. (Lanham, MD: University Press of America), 1989.
    BX 6447 F57 1989 Middleton Library


    To Redeem the Soul of America: The Southern Christian Leadership Conference and Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Adam Fairclough. (Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press), 1987.
    E 185.61 F17 1987 Middleton Library


    To See the Promised Land: The Faith Pilgrimage of Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Frederick L. Downing. (Macon, GA: Mercer University Press), 1986.
    E 185.97 K5 D68 1986 Middleton Library


    Voice of Deliverance: The Language of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Its Sources.
    Keith D. Miller. (New York: Free Press), 1992.
    E 185.97 K5 M49 1992 Middleton Library


    We Shall Overcome: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Black Freedom Struggle.
    Peter J. Albert, Ronald Hoffman, eds. (New York: Pantheon), 1990.
    E 185.97 K5 W4 1990 Hill Memorial Library, Louisiana Collection


    The Wisdom of Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Alex Ayers. (New York: Meridian), 1993
    E 185.97 K5 A25 1993 Middleton Library



    Indexes

    Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers Project. (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Libraries).
    URL: http://mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu

    Portfolio - MLK Bibliography/MLK Bibliography.
    TELNET: http://www.stanford.edu/group/lfsg/intro.html#Connect

    The MLK Bibliography file contains approximately 2700 bibliographic references to works that deal with the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr., and the civil rights movement. The file is maintained by the Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers Project.


    Online Catalog

    Use the Online Catalog to locate books and journals held by the LSU Libraries on this topic. To search by subject, use established Library of Congress Subject Headings from the red volumes by the Reference Desk. Use the subject search command in the drop down menu. Relevant general headings include:

      Martin Luther King, Jr.
      Civil Rights

    Note also that the subheading: -- Civil Rights and -- History-20th Century

    for example:

      King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Philosophy.
      King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Influence.
      Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century.
      Afro-Americans--Civil rights.

    The keyword search is also useful as an alternative search method, to find items lacking in-depth subject headings:

    mlk
    martin luther king

    Similar searches in the indexes and databases section on the Library Homepage will help locate journal articles on these topics.


    Online Public Access Catalog

    How to Use the Online Catalog


    Originally compiled by Christina Riquelmy

    1993 Louisiana State University Libraries Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/Black History Month Task Force

    Updated by Carlos A. Diaz

    1996 Louisiana State University Libraries Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/Black History Month Task Force

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