WILLIAM LOWNDES YANCEY

- A BIBLIOGRAPHY -


More has been written, by far, about the Confederate Leader and Orator, William Lowndes Yancey than any other member of the Yancey family. What follows is a bibliography of material concerning him as extracted from the worldwide OCLC database compiled about the year 2000.  This  listing (at that date) was prety compehenisve (thougghh certainy not exhaustive)

With little question the most respected and comprehensive  biography of William Lowndes Yancey was written by Eric Walther in 2006 .

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1.  William Lowndes Yancey from Unionist to secessionist, 1814-1852 .
Author: Draughon, Ralph B. (Ralph Brown). Year: 1968.

2.  The lower South in American history .
Author: Brown, William Garrott, 1868-1913.. Year: 1930.

 3.  Letter : Greenville, S.C., to Ben C. Yancey, Cahaba, Ala., .
Author: Yancey, William Lowndes, 1814-1863.. Year: 1838.
 
4.  Program of the dedication of highway marker commemorating the site of the death of William Lowndes Yancey, July 28, 1863 : by the Alabama division, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Montgomery, Alabama, May 9, 1956. .
 
5.  [Speeches and addresses, 1840-1868] .
Year: 1840.
 
6.  The statesmanship of William Lowndes Yancey .
Author: Martin, Rose Frances N.. Year: 1938.
 
7.  Samford-Wise Papers, .
Year: 1852.
 
8.  Address of the democracy of Alabama to the National Democratic Convention, at Baltimore, June 18th, 1860. .
Year: 1860.
 
9.  The life and times of William Lowndes Yancey A history of political parties in the United States, from 1834-1864 ; especially as to the origin of the Confederate States. .
Author: Du Bose, John Witherspoon, 1836-1918.. Year: 1892.
 
10.  The life and times of William Lowndes Yancey A history of political parties in the United States, from 1834-1864 ; especially as to the origin of the Confederate States. .
Author: Du Bose, John Witherspoon, 1836-1918.. Year: 1892.
 
11.  Papers, .
Author: Petrie, George, 1866-1947. Year: 1828.
 
12.  What will be the final estimate of Yancey? .
Author: Petrie, George, 1866-. Year: 1904.
 
13.  The lower South in American history .
Author: Brown, William Garrott, 1868-1913.. Year: 1902.

14.  The lower South in American history .
Author: Brown, William Garrott, 1868-. Year: 1903.
 
15.  Papers, .
Author: Yancey, Benjamin Cudworth, 1817-1891.. Year: 1800.
 
16.  Papers, .
Author: McMillan, Malcolm Cook, 1910-. Year: 1856.
 
17.  The fire-eaters .
Author: Walther, Eric H., 1960-. Year: 1992.
 
18.  The role of William L. Yancey in the secession movement a summary of a thesis ... .
Author: Venable, Austin L. (Austin Lewis), 1902-. Year: 1945.
 
19.  The life and times of William Lowndes Yancey. A history of political parties in the United States, from 1834 to 1864; especially as to the origin of the Confederate States. .
Author: Du Bose, John Witherspoon, 1836-1918.. Year: 1892.
 
20.  The role of William L. Yancey in the secession movement ... .
Author: Venable, Austin Louis.. Year: ? 19.  (Help)
 
21.  Toward a southern republic ; the study of five southern fire-eaters .
Author: Smith, Kenneth Laurence.. Year: 1971.
 
22.  The life and times of William Lowndes Yancey. A history of political parties in the United States, from 1834 to 1864. .
Author: Du Bose, John Witherspoon, 1836-1918.. Year: 1942.
 
23.  The lower South in American history .
Author: Brown, William Garrott, 1868-1913. Year: 1990.
 
24.  William Lowndes Yancey and Alabama secession .
Author: Beatty, Frederick McKee.. Year: 1990.
 
25.  The public career of William Lowndes Yancy .
Author: Venable, Austin L. (Austin Lewis), 1902-. Year: 1963.
 
26.  The conflict between the Douglas and Yancey forces in the Charleston Convention. .
Author: Venable, Austin Louis.. Year: 1942.
 
27.  Speech of the Hon. Ebenezer Griffin, delivered at the City Hall, Oct. 30, 1860, in reply to the address of Hon. Wm. L. Yancey, delivered at Corinthian Hall, Oct. 17, 1860. .
Author: Griffin, Ebenezer, b. 1789.. Year: 1860.
 
28.  William Loundes (sic) Yancey, orator of southern constitutional rights .
Author: Mitchell, Rexford Samuel.. Year: 1937.
 
29.  The conflict between the Douglas and Yancey forces in the Charleston Convention .
Author: Venable, Austin Louis.. Year: ? 19.
 
30.  Yancey : a study .
Author: DuBose, John Witherspoon, 1836-1918.. Year: 1903.
 
31.  The lower South in American history, .
Author: Brown, William Garrott, 1868-. Year: 1967.
 
32.  The life and times of William Lowndes Yancey A history of political parties in the United States, from 1834-1864 ; especially as to the origin of the Confederate States. .
Author: Du Bose, John Witherspoon, 1836-1918.. Year: 1892.
 
33.  The lower South in American history .
Author: Brown, William Garrott, 1868-1913.. Year: 1902.
 
34.  William Lowndes Yancey : the man and the hour. .
Author: Martin, Susan Campbell.. Year: 1984.
 
35.  William L. Yancey's transition from unionism to state rights .
Author: Venable, Austin Louis.. Year: ? 19.
 
36.  The life and times of William Lowndes Yancey A history of political parties in the United States, from 1834-1864 ; especially as to the origin of the Confederate States. .
Author: Du Bose, John Witherspoon, 1836-1918.. Year: 1892.
 
37.  The lower South in American history .
Author: Brown, William Garrott, 1868-1913.. Year: 1902.
 
38.  William Lowndes Yancey : from Unionist to secessionist, 1814-1852 .
Author: Draughon, Ralph B., 1935-. Year: 1969.
 
39.  William Lowndes Yancey : from Unionist to secessionist, 1814-1852 .
Author: Draughon, Ralph B., 1935-. Year: 1977.
 
40.  What will be the final estimate of Yancey? .
Author: Petrie, George, 1866-. Year: 1904.
 
41.  The role of William L. Yancey in the secession movement ... .
Author: Venable, Austin Louis.. Year: 1945.
 
42.  William L. Yancey and the historians: one hundred years. .
Author: McMillan, Malcolm Cook, 1910-. Year: 1967.
 
43.  The political transition of William Lowndes Yancey, 1814-1848 .
Author: Draughon, Ralph Brown. Year: 1967.
 
44.  The life and times of William Lowndes Yancey. A history of political parties in the United States, from 1834-1864; especially as to the origin of the Confederate States. .
Author: Du Bose, John Witherspoon, 1836-1918.. Year: 1892.
 
45.  The life and times of William Lowndes Yancey. A history of political parties in the United States, from 1834 to 1864; especially as to the origin of the Confederate States .
Author: Du Bose, John Witherspoon, 1836-1918.. Year: 1957.
 
46.  The life and times of William Lowndes Yancey; a history of political parties in the United States, from 1834 to 1864; especially as to the origin of the Confederate States. .
Author: Du Bose, John Witherspoon, 1836-1918.. Year: 1942.
 
47.  The life and times of William Lowndes Yancey. .
Author: Du Bose, John Witherspoon, 1836-1918.. Year: 1942.
 
48.  The lower South in American history, .
Author: Brown, William Garrott, 1868-1913.. Year: 1930.
 
49.  The life and times of William Lowndes Yancey. .
Author: Du Bose, John Witherspoon, 1836-1918.. Year: 1892.
 
50.  The lower South in American history. .
Author: Brown, William Garrott, 1868-1913.. Year: 1902.
 
51.  American public addresses, 1740-1952. .
Author: Baird, Albert Craig, 1883- ed.. Year: 1956.
 
52.  The lower South in American history. .
Author: Brown, William Garrott, 1868-1913.. Year: 1970.
 
53.  The lower South in American history. .
Author: Brown, William Garrott, 1868-1913.. Year: 1969.
 
54.  The lower South in American history. .
Author: Brown, William Garrott, 1868-1913. Year: 1968.
 
 
Some other Sources:
 
 
The Lost Colony of the Confederacy. By Eugene C. Harter. 1985
 
Sons of the South. By Clayton Rand. 1961
 
"Swords and Roses" in the The Saturday Evening Post, July 14 1928
 
"William L. Yancey, The Orator" in The Confederate Veteran, Vol XXXIV Page 170
 
"The Young Manhood of William L. Yancey" in the Alabama Review 1966 pages 28-37.
 
 
 
 
Some lesser known Sources with information concerning his ancestry:
 
"Five Generations of Yanceys". By Susan Lawrence Davis. Filed in the Family File at the Birmingham, Alabama Public Library
 
Biographical Sketches of the Bench and Bar of South Carolina. 1859.
 
The History of Spartanburg County, SC. By J. B. O. Landrum.
 
Records of the Cudworth Family. By W. John Calder. 1974.