Below is a list of secondary sources which address topics, issues and themes relevant to the history of the Arlington estate.
Arlington House History
Arlington House Site Brochure
Arlington House Handbook
Nelligan, Murray H., Old Arlington: The Story of the Robert E. Lee Memorial, Burke, VA: Chatelaine Press, 2001.
Robert E. Lee
Connelly, Thomas Lawrence. The Marble Man: Robert E. Lee and His Image in American
Society. Louisiana State University Press, 1987.
Dowdey, Clifford, ed. Wartime Papers of R .E. Lee. New York: Bramhall House, 1961.
Flood, Charles Bracelen. Lee, The Last Years. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company,
Freeman, Douglas Southhall. R. E. Lee. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937.
Lee, Robert E. Jr., Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee: By His Son.
New York: Doubleday, Page, 1904.
Nolan, Alan T. Lee Considered: General Robert E. Lee and Civil War History.
Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 1991.
Thomas, Emory M. Robert E. Lee: A Biography. New York: W.W. Norton and Company,
Lee Family History
Coulling, Mary P. The Lee Girls. Winston-Salem, NC: John F. Blair, 1987.
Craven, Avery. "To Markie," The Letters of Robert E. Lee to Martha Custis Williams. Boston, MA: Harvard University Press, 1934.
deButts, Mary Custis Lee. ed. Growing Up in the 1850s: The Journal of Agnes Lee.
Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 1984.
Lee, Henry (Light Horse Harry). The American Revolution in the South. New York: Arno, Press, 1969.
MacDonald, Rose Mortimer Ellzey. Mrs. Robert E. Lee. Boston: Ginn, 1939.
Miller, Helen Hill. Colonel Parke of Virginia. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1989.
Nagel, Paul C. The Lees of Virginia: Seven Generations of an American Family.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.
Torbert, Alice Coyle. Eleanor Calvert and Her Circle. New York: The William-Frederick Press, 1950.
Zimmer, Anne Carter. The Robert E. Lee Family Cooking and Housekeeping Book. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1997
Blassingame, John W. The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South. New York: Oxford University Press, 1972.
Berlin, Ira. Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press, 2000.
Clinton, Catherine. The Plantation Mistress: Woman's World in the Old South. New York: Pantheon Books, 1982.
Fox-Genovese, Elizabeth. Within the Plantation Household: Black and White Women
of the Old South. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 1989.
Perdue, Charles L., Thomas E. Barden and Robert K. Phillips eds. Weevils in the Wheat: Interviews with Virginia Ex-Slaves. Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 1976.
Potter, David Morris. The Impending Crisis: 1848-1861. New York: Harper Collins,
White, Deborah Gray. Ar'n't I A Woman? : Female Slaves in the Plantation South.
New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 1985.
Leisch, Juanita. Who Wore What: Women's Wear 1861-1865. Gettysburg, PA: Thomas Publications, 1995.
Arlington National Cemetery History
Peters, James Edward. Arlington National Cemetery: Shrine to America's Heroes. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2000.