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Association for Gravestone Studies Book Collection, 1812-2005
269 volumes (14 linear ft.)
Collection number: Rare Book Collection

Abstract:
Founded in 1977, the Association for Gravestone Studies (AGS) is an international organization dedicated to furthering the study and preservation of gravestones. Based in Greenfield, Mass., the Association promotes the study of gravestones from historical and artistic perspectives. To raise public awareness about the significance of historic gravemarkers and the issues surrounding their preservation, the AGS sponsors conferences and workshops, publishes both a quarterly newsletter and annual journal, Markers, and has built an archive of collections documenting gravestones and the memorial industry.

The AGS Books Collection contains scarce, out of print, and rare printed works on cemeteries and graveyards, epitaphs and inscriptions, and gravemarkers, with an emphasis on North America. The collection is divided into two series: Series 1 (Monographs and Offprints) and Series 2 (Theses and Dissertations).

Terms of Access and Use:

The collection is open for research.

Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Historical Note

Founded in 1977, the Association for Gravestone Studies (AGS) is an international organization dedicated to furthering the study and preservation of gravestones. Based in Greenfield, Mass., the Association promotes the study of gravestones from historical and artistic perspectives. To raise public awareness about the significance of historic gravemarkers and the issues surrounding their preservation, the AGS sponsors conferences and workshops, publishes both a quarterly newsletter and annual journal, Markers, and has built an archive of collections documenting gravestones and the memorial industry.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The AGS Books Collection contains scarce, out of print, and rare printed works on cemeteries and graveyards, epitaphs and inscriptions, and gravemarkers, with an emphasis on North America. Within this diverse assemblage are guides and surveys for individual cemeteries, manuals on gravemarker repair and restoration, studies of gravestone art and iconography, and some works on local history. The collection is divided into two series: Series 1 (Monographs and Offprints) and Series 2 (Theses and Dissertations).


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Association for Gravestone Studies Book Collection. Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

History of the Collection

Acquired from Association for Gravestone Studies, June 2010.

Processing Information

Processed by Dex Haven, June 2010.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Special Collections and University Archives
W.E.B. Du Bois Library
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003-9275

Phone: (413) 545-2780
Fax: (413) 577-1399
Link to SCUA
Language
English

Contents List
Series 1. Monographs and Offprints
1812-2005


Aberg, Nils, Occident and the Orient in the Art of the Seventh Century, Part III, Merovingian Empire
1947


Adams, John D., Heritage Cemeteries in British Columbia
1985


Address to Members and Friends of Methodist Episcopal Church



Amalgamated Lithographers, Lithopinion 39



American Institute of Commemorative Art, Commemorative Art

3 copies

American Life Foundation, American Life Collector, Funerary Art No. 10



American Monument Association, Memorial Symbolism, Epitaphs and Design Types
1947


Anderson, Jennifer, Those Angel Faces
1986


Andrews, Gregory, et. Al., Legacy at Risk: Connecticut's Outdoor Sculpture
1996


Andrews, William, Curious Epitaphs
1899


Anson-Cartwright, Tamara, Landscapes of Memories: A Guide for Conserving Historic Cemeteries, Repairing Tombstones
1997


Anzaloneodore V., General Laws Relating to Corporations, (Massachusetts)
1963


Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, Grave Concerns: A Preservation Manual for Historic Cemeteries in Arkansas
2000


Atvur, Orhan, Side: A Guide to the Ancient City and Museum
ca.1986


Bacon, Leonard, 150th Anniversary of the General Association of Connecticut Congregational Churches



Barre School of Memorial Art, Memorialist
1949


Batsford, Herbert, English Mural Monuments and Tombstones
1916


Becherer, Richard (article), "Placing the Dead: Burial Sites in Early Boston and Beyond," Modulus 17, University of Virginia Architectural Review
1984


Bell, Edward L., Historical Archaeology at the Hudson Poor Farm Cemetery
1993


Benes, Peter, ed., Puritan Gravestone Art
1977


Benes, Peter, ed., Puritan Gravestone Art II
1978


Benes, Peter, ed., New England Historical Archaeology



Benson, John H., Burying Place of Governor Arnold
1960


Bettencourt, John, Tombstone Tales
2000


Boston, City of, Annual Report of the Cemetery Department, City of Boston
1900-1901


Bouchard, Betty J., Our Silent Neighbors
1991


Brainerd, Ezra, Marble Border of Western New England
1885


Brayley, Arthur W., History of the Granite Industry of New England, vol. 1 and 2
1913


Bretschneider, Giorgio, ed., Novita' Bibliografiche Antichita Greca E Romana
1988


Bridgman, Thomas, Memorials of the Dead in Boston
1853


Brown, Francis, Lexington Epitaphs
1905


Bruton Parish Church, Bruton Parish Churchyard: A Guide with Map
1976


Burgess, Pamela, Churchyards
1980


Butler, John V., rector, Churchyards of Trinity Parish (N.Y.)
1969


Cady, John Hutchins, Swan Point Cemetery: A Centennial History
2003


Cahill, Robert Ellis, New England's Ghostly Haunts
1983


Caulkins, Frances M., Stone Records of Groton, Connecticut
1963


Center for Connecticut Studies, Rutintone article -Conn. Hist. Vol. 35, No. 1
1994 Spring


Center for Historic Architecture, Historic Resource Surveys and the Internet
1998


Child, Mark, Discovering Churchyards
1982


Church Hymnal :Protestant Episcopal Church



Churchward, Albert, Signs and Symbols of Primordial Man



Cissna, Catherine A. and Madeline Church, Few of Our Friends in the Amador County Cemeteries
1994


Clements, Robert J., Picta Poesis
1960


Cobb, John Stoner, Quarter century of Cremation in North America
1901


Codman, Ogden, Gravestone Inscriptions: Granary Burying Ground, Boston



Collier, William, New Selection of Hymns
1812


Courtauld Institute of Art, Archive 2: 15th and 16th Century Sculpture in Italy: Part 1 Rome
1977


Courtauld Institute of Art, Archive 2: 15th and 16th Century Sculpture in Italy: Part 2 Rome
1977


Courtauld Institute of Art, Archive 4: Late 18th and 19th Century Sculpture in the British Isles: Part 3 Northamptonshire



Crabill, Jean Bischof, Immigrants and Their Cemetery: Story of Prospect Hill (D.C.)
1995


Culbertson, Judi and Tom Randall, Permanent Parisians
1986


Daley, Barney E., God's Acre
1984


Davies, Gerald S., Renascence: The Sculptured Tombs of the Fifteenth Century in Rome
1910


de Sola Pool, David, Portraits Etched in Stone: Early Jewish Settlers 1682-1831
1952


Diandrea, Phyllis M., Rubbing Off History
1975


Divine, Gerda E., Old Tombstones and Unusual Cemeteries in Columbia County, N.Y .,Vol. 1 Part 1
1973


Dorrell Sr, D. R., Ohio County Cemeteries, Indiana, rev. ed.
ca.1990


Drew, Benjamin, Burial Hill, Plymouth, Massachusetts (gift of Jim Jewell)
1894


Drinkwater, Robert, From Quarry to Graveyard: A Schematic Reconstruction of Early New England Gravestone-Carving Technology



Duval, Francis Y., Ivan B. Rigby, "Silent Art of our Past," American Art Review
1976 Nov.-Dec.


Eaton, A.W., Funny Epitaphs
1902


Eaton, Hubert, Comemoral: The Cemetery of the Future
1954


Ehl, Petr, et al., Old Bohemian and Moravian Jewish Cemeteries
1991


Eppler, Mary Elinor, Behold and See, As You Pass By: Epitaphs in Old Cemetery, First Presbyterian Church of Sparta, 1727-1924
1976


Erland-Brandenburg, Alain, La Cathedrale Saint-Denis (in French)



Essex Institute, Essex Institute Historical Collections
1973


Essex Institute, Essex Institute Historical Collections
1975


Ewing, Trask, Collins, preparers, Graveyard Inventory Guide
1990
2 copies

Facsimilies, Ltd., Replicas, Reproductions and Adaptations



Fairchild, Hoxie Neale, Religious Trends in English Poetry, Vol. 1: 1700-1740
1939


Fearn, Jacqueline, Discovering Heraldry
1980


First Congregational Church of Bristol Valley (Canandaigua, N.Y.), One Hundred and Thirtieth Anniversary of the First Congregational Church of Bristol Valley, 1799-1929
1929


Forbes, Harriette M., Gravestones of Early New England and the Men Who Made Them
1927


Fowler, Noel; Latremouille; Penney, Feasibility Study: Preservation, Restoration and Re-habilitation St. Paul's Cemetery, Halifax, N.S.



Friends of Nunhead Cemetery, Nunhead Cemetery: An Illustrated Guide
1988


Gloucester Community Development Corp., Journals from the Gloucester Experiment

3 copies

Goffinet, Pamela, Mapping and Documenting Cemeteries



Goodwin, Catherine L., Mourning Glory: A Story of Lowell Cemetery (Massachusetts), Revised Edition
2003


Guzzi, Paul, Historical Data: Cities and Towns in Massachusetts, 1975
1975


Halaas, David Fridtjof, Fairmount and Historic Colorado
1976


Halporn, Roberta, Lessons from the Dead
1979


Halporn, Roberta, New York is a Rubber's Paradise
1984


Hartley, W. Douglas, Search for Henry Cross
1966


Haslam, Dan. B., Memorial Design
1928


Hayward, Lawrence, Gravette



Heisey, John W., Church and Tombstone Research
1987


Hemet-San Jacinto Gen. Soc., Genealogical Seminar



Hempstead Diary (gravestone portions)



Hills, Julia C., Ruth H. McIver, John's Island Presbyterian Church Cemetery Inscriptions
1993


Hopkins, Henry Powell, Sources of Memorial Ornamentation
1924


Hymnal: Protestant Episcopal Church



Hymns for Universalist Denomination
1857


Iarocci, Joseph J., "Martha's Vineyard Gravestones from 1688 to 1804," The Dukes County Intelligencer
1979 Feb.


Japanese Book(about Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge Massachusetts)



Jerabek, Dr. L., Der Alte Prager Judenfriedhof



Johnson, Arthur Warren, Ralph Elbridge Ladd Jr., Memento Mori: Transcription of Tombstones, Ipswich, Massachusetts
1935


Johnson, Gerald W., Green Mount Cemetery: 100th Anniversary, 1838-1938
1938


Joyce, Paul, Guide to Abney Park Cemetery, London Borough of Hackney
1984


Kelly, Susan; Anne Williams, Cemetery Survey Glastonbury Model and other cemetery information
1984


Kern, Marion L., Cemeteries in the Town of Austerlitz, NY
1985


King, Gregg G., Michigan Historic Cemetery Preservation Manual (MI SHIPO)
2004


Klein, Jerry and Jack L. Bradley, Lusts of the Prairie Preachers
1996


Koel, Ottilia, A Guide to Manuscripts and Archives in Whitney Library of New Haven Colony Hist. Soc.
1988


Kunt, Ernho, Corvina Kaido, Folk Art in Hungarian Cemeteries
1983


Lancaster League of Hist. Soc., Towns of the Nashaway Plantation (Massachusetts)



Larwood, Jacob, John C. Hotten, History of Signboards
1866


Lee, Massachusetts, Gravestone Inscriptions: Lee, Massachusetts, all extant 1826-1850
1910


Lemmon, Alfred E., guest ed., "The Southern Cemetery," The Southern Quarterly
1993 Winter


Levin, Ruth, Ordinary Heroes: Story of Shaftsbury, with a Chapter on the Vermont Ghost Town of Glastenbury
1978


Linden-Ward, Blanche, "Putting the Past in Place," Proceedings of the Cambridge Historical Society 44
1985


Lion, Jindrich, Old Prague Jewish Cemetery
1960


Loughridge, Patricia R. and Edward D. Campbell, Jr., Women in Mourning
1985


Lund, Judith Navas, Burials and Burial Places in Dartmouth, Massachusetts
1997


Macdonough, Gladys G., Stone and the Spirit: Guide to Ancient Burying Ground, Wethersfield Village Cemetery.
1987


Maddy, Paul E., Guide to Rescuing Pioneer Gravestones
1989


Martin, Henry R., Comic Epitaphs
1957


Maryland Historical Society, Memoirs of the Dead and Tomb's Remembrancer
1989


Massachusetts Historical Commission, Historic Properties Survey Manual



May, Trevor, Victorian Undertaker
1996


Mayo, Charles E., Mortuary Record from the Gravestones in the Old Burial Ground in Brewster, Mass.
1898


McAleer, Althea, et al., Graveyards of North Kingstown, R.I.
1992


McClave, Elizaeth W., Epitaphs in the Only Stephentown on Earth
1990


McKean, David D., Cross and the Shamrock: Art and History of St. Patrick Cemetery, Lowell, Massachusetts
1997


McKendry, Jennifer, Into the Silent Land: Historic Cemeteries and Graveyards in Ontario
2003


McKendry, Jennifer, Weep Not For Me



Meckel, Christoph, Grabschriften



Medford, City of, Historic Cemeteries: Where Stones Talk (lesson plan for 3-4 grade)



Medland, Harvey, Tombstone Tales from Ontario Cemeteries
2000


Mellett, Dorothy, Gravestone Art in Rockland County, New York
1991


Miller, Patricia A., Connecticut Eighteenth Century Epitaphs
1999


Moeller, Marion E., Psychology of Puritan Symbolism
1974


Mueller, Ellen, Two Hundred Years of Memorialization
1976


Myers, Betty Dorsey, Segregation in Death: Gettysburg's Lincoln Cemetery
2001


Myers, Harry E., "Lest We Forget"
1993


N.C. Department of Public Resources, Bath Town Guidebook (North Carolina)
1970s


National Museums of Canada, Material History Bulletin 23
1986 Spring


Naude, Virginia N. and Glenn Wharton, Guide to the Maintenance of Outdoor Sculpture
1995


Neal Avon, and Ann Parker, Early American Stone Sculpture
1981


Nelson, Col and Mrs. Soren, History of Church Street Graveyard, Mobile, Alabama
1963


Nelson, Pamela, ed., Rites of Passage in America
1992


New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol CXXXII
1978 Apr.


Nicholas, Anna, Story of Crown Hill (Indiana)
1928


Nichols, Elaine, ed., Last Miles of the Way: African-American Homegoing Traditions
1989


Nolan, Ann and Keith A. Buckley, Indiana Stonecarver: Story of T. R. Reding
1984


Northend, Charles, compiler, Book of Epitaphs, Amusing, Curious, and Quaint
1873


Offenberg, Adri K., et. Al. eds., Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana: Treasures of Jewish Booklore
1991


Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow (Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.) and Junior League of Westchester-on-Hudson. Heritage Committee, Tales of the Old Dutch Graveyard: A Walking Tour, N. Tarrytown, NY
1984


Olds, Clifton C., Ralph G. Williams, Images of Love and Death in Late Medieval and Renaissance Art
1976


Osteen, Mame and Lakewood Cemetery Association (Minneapolis, Minn.), Haven in the Heart of the City: The History of Lakewood Cemetery
1992


Pabst, Tina, Meet Me in Heaven
2004


Paddock, Shirley M., Christine W. Angelos, Symbols in Stone
1982


Panofsky, Erwin, Meaning in the Visual Arts
1955


Parker, Marya, Living Churchyard
1989


Paulison, Arthur, Pioneers Resting in Historic Lindenwood
1973


Peterson, Gail, Last Laugh
1968


Petersson, Robert T., Art of Ecstasy: Teresa, Bernini, and Crashaw
1970


Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph, Chronicles of the Tombs: A Select Collection of Epitaphs
1968


Pettingill, Helen M., History of Grafton, Vermont, 1754-1985
1975


Phillips, Betty Jane, Cemetery Potpourri: A Cemetery Guide
1997


Pike, Martha V., Time to Mourn: Expressions of Grief in Nineteenth Century America
1980


Prichard, Katharine A., compiler, Ancient Burying-Grounds of the Town of Waterbury, Connecticut
1917


Rauers, Betty, and Herbert Traub, Sojourn in Savannah
1980


Reisem, Richard, ed., Forest Lawn Cemetery: Buffalo History Preserved
1996


Riverside Cemetery Association, Riverside Cemetery, Waterbury, Conn.
1889


Roberts, Anne F. and Judith Van Dyk, Experiencing Albany
1986


Ronan, Myles V., Glendaloch and Its Ruins: A Story and a Guide



Rubin, Barbara et al., L.A. In Installments: Forest Lawn
1979


Rutland County Court, Court Transcription of a lawsuit on behalf of a man killed in a quarry accident



Safford, Susan Darling, Quaint Epitaphs
1900


Sammarco, Anthony M., Old North Burying Ground, Uphan's Corner, Dorchester, Massachusetts
1984


Sawtell, William R., Early Brownville and Her Slate Quarries
1987


Sawyer, Frederick, Jessica Sawyer, Eastbury Cemetery: An Outdoor Museum
1988


Schaller, Harold J., compiler, Commemorative Art: A Collection of Distinguished Memorials



Schiller, Gertrud, Iconography of Christian Art: Vol. 1
1971


Schneider, Cary A., Proceedings of the Rockbridge Historical Society (Lexington, Virginia), vol. IX



Schweitzer, George R., German Genealogical Research



Scott, Tony Luke, Stars of Hollywood Forever
2001


Sessions, Gene, editor, Celebrating a Century of Granite Art
1989


Sharon American Revolution Bicentennial Committee, Sharon Massachusetts, a History
1976


Shattuck, Lemuel, Bills of Mortality, 1810-1849, City of Boston
1810-1849


Shoebridge, Sylvia, ed., Epitaphs found in Pompey Cemeteries, NY
1995


Sibbison, Wendy, Directory for Research on the Pioneer Valley, Massachusetts
1983


Sievers, Harry J., Harrison Horror
1956


s'Jacob, Henriette, Idealism and Realism
1954


Slafter, Rev. Carlos, Epitaphs in the Old Burial Place, Dedham, Mass.
1986


Sluby, Sr., Paul E., Bury Me Deep: Burial Places Past and Present In and Nearby Washington, D.C.
2009


Smeltzer-Stevenot, Marjorie, Old Burying Grounds within Harriman and Bear Mountain State Parks
1992


Smith Granite Company, Westerly Granite (R.I)



Smith, Michael P., Spirit World: Pattern in the Expressive Folk Culture of Afro-American New Orleans
1984


Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn, Historical Memorials of Westminster Abbey, Vol II Monuments



La Stylistique Ornementale dans la Sculpture Romane
1931


Svanevik, Michael, Pillars of the Past: Zion Episcopal Church, Avon, New York
1992


Svanevik, Michael and Shirley Burgett, Pillars of the Past: At Rest at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park
2002


Tallmer, Margot, et al., Women Facing Loss
1996


Testini, Pasquale, Christian Catacombs in Rome
1964


That Unknown Country
1888


Thomas, Samuel W., Cave Hill Cemetery



Thomsen, Mary Ellen, Loudon Park: Celebrating 125 Years
1979


Timoney, Mary B., Had Me Made: A Study of the Grave Memorials of Co. Sligo from c. 1650 to the Present
2005


Touart, Paul Baker, Building the Backcountry: An Architectural History of Davidson County, North Carolina
1987


Trask, Deborah, Life How Short, Eternity How Long
1978


Traywick, Ben T., Tombstone Outlaw Album
1984


Trustees of Milton, MA, Milton Cemetery: A Catalog of the Proprietors of Lots
1883


Unger, Frederic W., Epitaphs: A Unique Collection of Post Mortem Comment, Obituary Wit, and Quaint and Gruesome Fancy



Van Alstyne, L., Burying Grounds of Sharon, Connecticut, Amenia and North East New York
1903


Vermont Marble Company, Price List of Monumental Marble
1927 March 10


Vermont Marble Company, Vermont Marble Memorials, Book S



Vincent, W. T., In Search of Gravestones Old and Curious
1896


Von Hildebrand, Dietrich, Graven Images: Substitutes for True Morality
1957


Vrooman, Nicholas C., project director, Iron Spirits
1982


Wade, Christopher, Buried in Hampstead: A Survey of Monuments at Saint John-at-Hampstead
1986


Wadsworth Athenaeum, Great River: Art and Society of the Connecticut Valley, 1635-1820
1985


Walker, G. A., Gatherings from Grave Yards particularly those of London
1839


Wallis, Charles L., Stories on Stone: A Book of American Epitaphs
1954


Ward, F.W. F., Tombstone Poetry and Scriptural Quotations (photocopy in notebook)
1895


Watertown, Connecticut, Old Burying Ground of Ancient Westbury and Present Watertown
1938


Watson, Arnold and Betty, Roster of Valor: The Titanic-Halifax Legacy
1984


Weever, John, Ancient Funeral Monuments - Britain, Ireland
1979


Welch, Richard F., Memento Mori: Gravestones of Early Long Island , 1680-1810
1983


Wendell, David V., Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum (Chicago)



Whittick, Arnold, History of Cemetery Sculpture, Vol. 1
1938


Williams, Melvin, Last Word
1973
2 copies

Willsher, Betty, Understanding Scottish Graveyards
1985


Willsher, Betty and Doreen Hunter, Stones: 18th Century Scottish Gravestones
1978


Winslow, Ola Elizabeth, American Broadside Verse
1974


Wust, Klaus, Folk Art in Stone: Southwest Virginia
1970


Series 2. Theses and Dissertations
1954-2005


Albertson, Virginia, Here Lyes Buried. BA thesis.
1971


Allen, Peter Sutton, Investigation into the Validity of a Fundamental Assumption of Archaeology Utilizing Data from New England Gravestones. MA thesis. Brown Univ., Providence, RI.
1968


Baker, Faye J., Toward Memory and Mourning: A Study of Changing Attitudes Towards Death Between 1750 and 1850 as Revealed by Gravestones of the New Hampshire Merrimac River Valley, Mourning Pictures and Representative. Dissertation. George Washington University.
1977


Brooke, John, Society, Revolution and the Symbolic Uses of the Dead: An Historical Ethnography of the Massachusetts Near Frontier, 1730-1820. Dissertation. Ann Arbor, MI.
1982


Butler, Patrick Henry, III, On the Memorial Art of Tidewater Virginia 1650-1775. MA thesis. Univ. of Delaware.
1969


Carpenter, Roma Giannina, The Function of Gravestones Within Catholic Soteriology: Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery, 1888-1910. BA thesis. Reed College, Portland, OR.
2005


Crabtree, Kathryn Rae, Cemeteries in California and Nevada: A Western Thanatopsis. MA thesis. Sonoma State University.
1989


Dethlefsen, Edwin Stewart (with his collection?), Life and Death in Colonial New England. Thesis. Harvard University, Cambridge MA.
1972


Drinkwater, Robert (with his collection), From Quarry to Graveyard: A Schematic Reconstruction of Early New England Gravestone Carving Technology. BA thesis. UMass Amherst
1972


Fagin, Elizabeth A. M., The Preservation and Repair of Cast Zinc Grave Markers. Terminal project for MS degree in Historic Preservation. Univ. of Oregon.
2002


Fitts, Robert, Puritans, Yankees and Gravestones: A Linguistic Analysis of New England Gravestone Inscriptions. MA thesis. Brown Univ., Providence, RI.
1989


Foster, Stephen Charles, Massachusetts Gravestones: A Linguistic Analysis of New England Gravestone Inscriptions. MA thesis. Brown Univ., Providence, RI.
1989


Fowler, C. Patricia, A Method of Procuring Funds for the Restoration and Preservation of a Pioneer Cemetery. Senior Research Project, George Fox College, Newberg, OR.
1993


Golden, Gerald D., Each in His Own Narrow Cell Forever Laid: An Investigation into the Evolution of the American Cemetery within the Central Connecticut Region. MS thesis. Central CT State Univ.
1995


Gordon, William A., Gravestone Design Motifs of Portage Co., Ohio 1800-1899. Honors thesis. Kent State.
1992


Gorman, Rebecca, Religious Contrasts in Mortuary Behavior and Cultural Idealogy of Nineteenth-Century Cemeteries in St. Augustine, Florida. Th/Honors Program Univ. of North Florida.
2003


Hall, Roberta L., A Test of Paleodemographic Models. Major Paper. Oregon State University at Corvallis, OR.
1977


Harding, William E. Jr., Graveyard at Old Bennington, VT, and Gravestones of Zerubabel Collins. (Appendix-gravestones before 1810 in Bennington and Shaftsbury). BA thesis. Williams College.
1973


Jack, Phil Rowland, Some Customary Practices of Rural Life 1870-1913. Dissertation. Univ of Pittsburgh.
1954


Kueker-Murphy, Traci, St. Marys Cemetery: A Cultural Reflection of Brussels, Illinois. MS thesis Southern Illinois State University at Edwardsville.
1997


Kuwik, Lonore R., System for the Collection and Retrieval of Gravestone Data and Survey of Gravestones within 5 mile Radius of Cooperstown, NY, from their Earliest Date to 1815. MA thesis. SUNY, Oneonta, NY.
1976


Lang, Kathryn Ann, Coffins and Caskets: Their Contribution to the Archeological Record. MA thesis. Univ. of Idaho Grad School.
1984


Levine, Gaynell Stone, Colonial Long Island Gravestones and Trade Networks. MA thesis. SUNY, Stoney Brook, NY.
1978


Mayer, Lance R., Aspects of New England Gravestone Carving 1668-1815. BA thesis. Trinity College, Hartford, CT.
1973


McLeod, Paul J., Study of the Gravestones of Monmouth Co., NJ, 1716-1835. Reflections of the Life Style. Independent Research Project in Anthropology. (Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ.)
1979


McVicker, Mary Ellen Harshbarger, Reflections of Change: Death and Cemeteries in the Boonslick Region of Missouri. 2 vols. Dissertation. Univ. Missouri, Columbia, MO.
1989


Mooz, R. Peter, Historical and Aesthetic Study of Early New England Gravestones. BA thesis. Wesleyan.
1962


Murrin, John M., Anglicizing an American Colony: The Transformation of Provincial Massachusetts. Dissertation/Ph.D. Yale University.
1966


ODell, Shannon D., Burial Garments in Central New York, 1840-1920. MA thesis. Univ. of Idaho,
1990


Parkin, Jon Lyman, Using Cemeteries to Teach the Five Themes of Geography. Major Paper/MS. Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois.
2001


Richards, Brandon Karl, Comparing and Interpreting the Early Dutch and English Gravemarkers of New Yorks Lower Hudson Region. MA thesis in Archaeology and Heritage. Univ. of Leicester.
2005


Ridlen, Susanne S., Tree-Stump Tombstones: The Influence of Traditional Cultural Values on Rustic Funerary Art in Indiana in the 1890s. Dissertation. Indiana Univ
1992


Rumford, Beatrix T., Role of Death as Reflected in the Art and Folkways of the Northeast in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. MA thesis. SUNY.
1965


Schuyler, David Paul, Public Landscapes and American Urban Culture 1800-1870. Chapter II of dissertation Columbia,
1979


Snyder, Daniel Gyper, American Family Memorial Imagery, the Photograph, and the Search for Immortality. Th/MFA. Wesleyan Univ.
1963


Somers, Tara Sage, Relict, Consort, Wife: The Use of Connecticut River Valley Gravestones to Understand Concepts of Gender with Late 18th and Early 19th Century. Division III Exam. Hampshire College, Amherst, MA.
1995


Stone, Gaynell, Spacial and Material Aspects of Culture: Ethnicity and Ideology in Long Island Gravestones, 1670-1820. Dissertation SUNY Stony Brook, NY.
1987


Tibensky, James Walter, Colonial Gravestones of Western Connecticut. Thesis (a), Index (b). MA thesis. Univ. of Ill.
1971


Veccione, Constance Mary, Memorial Art in North American Churches, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries: Some Sources, Styles and Implications. MA thesis. Univ. of Del.
1968


Veit, Richard Francis J., Middlesex Co., NJ, Gravestones 1698-1799: Shadows of a Changing Culture. MA thesis. William and Mary.
1991


Veit, Richard Francis J., Skyscrapers and Sepulchers: A Historic Ethnography of New Jerseys Terra Cotta Industry. Dissertation, Univ. Pennsylvania
1997


York, Susan, A Geographic Analysis of the College Hill Cemetery, Lebanon, Illinois. MS thesis, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL.
1995



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