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West Point

Elizabeth D. J. Waugh

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The Macmillan Company,
New York, 1944

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 p245  Bibliography

Note. No attempt has been made to include the formidable list of works which have been consulted in the preparation of this book.​a West Point is inseparable from American history, and much of the material used was related to the larger subject. The titles given below are of works which have been used in the preparation of this volume, but only those have been included which relate directly to West Point. Original sources have been consulted in the West Point Library; the Library of Congress, Washington, D. C.; and the Research Room of the New York Public Library. Thanks are also due to the Mercantile Library of New York and to the New York Society Library for lending old and valuable volumes.

History of West Point, E. C. Boynton (Van Nostrand, 1863)

West Point Scrap Book, O. E. Wood (Van Nostrand, 1874)

Frontiersmen of New York, J. R. Simms (1882)

Life at West Point, H. I. Hancock (Putnam, 1887)

Reminiscences of West Point, J. H. B. Latrobe (1887)

Cadet Days, C. King (Harper, 1894)

West Point in the Early Sixties, Farley (1902)

The Centennial of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, 2 vols. (Washington, D. C., Government Printing Office, 1904)

Spirit of Old West Point, 1858‑1862, Morris Schaff (Houghton, 1907)

Cadet Life at West Point, Reed (1911)

 p246  West Point, R. C. Richardson (Putnam, 1917)º

"The West Point System of Education," Lieutenant Colonel C. L. Hall, in School and Society (June 11, 1932)

History of West Point (Temple University, 1934)

Official Courtesy and Customs of the Service, R. C. Richardson (New York, University Bookstore, 1936)

West Point Today, Kendall Banning (Funk & Wagnalls, 1937)

Sports as Taught and Played at West Point, W. H. Baumer, Jr. (Military Service Publishing Co., 1939)

Biographical Register of the Officers and Graduates of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York (privately printed every ten years, 1870‑1940)​b

Where They Have Trod, R. E. Dupuy (Stokes, 1940)

Not All Warriors, W. H. Baumer, Jr. (Smith & Durrell, 1941)

How to Be an Army Officer, William H. Baumer, Jr. (McBride, 1940)

Blue Book, or Orders of the United States Corps of Cadets (printed at West Point, 1941)

The United States Military Academy and Its Foreign Contemporaries, Colonel Herman Beukema, U. S. A. (West Point, 1941)

Bugle Notes (published by U. S. M. A., West Point, 1943)

George Clinton Papers, Vol. III

Journals of the Provincial Congress of New York (Colony), May 25, 1775–June 3, 1776 (New York State Historical Society)

Washington's Writings, Jared Sparks (Burt)

West Point: Moulder of Men, William H. Baumer, Jr. (Appleton-Century)

Thayer's Notes:

a For more bibliography, see Godson, p75 ff.

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b Commonly referred to as "Cullum's Register". Over 3400 entries of it are onsitean ongoing endeavor.

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