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Celebrating Lafayette
In Literature
Bright Sword For Freedom
Cassie and the General
The Youngest General
Billy, Andre.  Malvina; ou, Le Bataillon de Napoleon II, roman.  Paris: Editions de la Table Ronde, 1949.

Butterworth, Hezekiah.  The Knight of Liberty, a tale of the fortunes of Lafayette.  New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1895.

Fess, Gilbert Malcolm.  The American Revolution in Creative French Literature.  Columbia:  University of Missouri, 1941.

Gottschalk, Fruma.  The Youngest General, a Story of Lafayette.  New York: A.A. Knopf, 1949.

Graham, Alberta.  Lafayette, Friend of America.  New York: Abingdon-Cokesbury Press, 1952.

Holland, Rupert Sargent.  Lafayette, We Come!  Philadelphia, PA: G.W. Jacobs & Company, 1918.

Pemberton, Max, Sir.  My Sword for Lafayette.  New York:  Dodd, Mead & Company, 1906.

Schoeler, William.  That Man Lafayette; a Historical Novel.  New York: Vantage Press, 1957.

*Wright, Constance. A Chance For Glory.  New York: Holt, 1957.

Juvenile Fiction
Beahrs, Virginia Oakley.  The Fire and the Glory: Lafayette and America's Fight for Freedom.  Philadelphia, PA: Westminster Press, 1976.

Brooks, Elbridge Sreeter.  The True Story of Lafayette: Called the Friend of America.  Boston: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1899.

Carter, Hodding.  The Marquis de Lafayette; Bright Sword for Freedom.  New York:  Random House, 1958.

Cecil, E.  Adventures of Lafayette.  Chicago: A.Whitman & company, 1929.

Cecil, E.  Life of Lafayette: Written for Children.  Boston:  Crosby, Nichols and Company, 1860.

Chambrun, Marie de Rohan-Chabot, Comtesse de. Lafayette/ par la princesse Lucien Murat.  Fontenay-aux-Roses:  Louis Bellenand et Fils, 1917.

Crow, Martha.  Lafayette.  New York:  Macmilan, 1918.

*Foster, Martha S.  A Red Carpet for Lafayette.  Illustrated by Ingrid Fetz.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1961.

*Freedman, Russell.  The Runaway General: Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette.  New York: Holiday House, 1961.

Graybill, Kathryn.  Cassie and the General.  New York:  T. Nelson, 1962.

Holbrook, Sabra.  Lafayette, Man in the Middle.  New York:  Atheneum, 1977.

Holland, Rupert Sargent.  Lafayette, for Young Americans.  Philadelphia, PA: G.W. Jacobs & Company, 1922.

Meg, Elizabeth.  A Cheese for Lafayette.  New York:  Putnam, 1950.

Savage, Sarah.  The Badge, A Moral Tale for Children.  Boston:  Office of the Christian Register, 1824. [Full text available]

Watson, Henry Clay.  The Friend of Washington: A Young Folks' Life of General Lafayette.  Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1895.

Wayland, John Walter.  A History of Virginia for Boys and Girls.  New York:  The Macmillan Company, 1930.

Wilson, Hazel Hutchins.  The Little Marquise: Madame Lafayette.  New York:  Knopf, 1957.

Wilson, Hazel Hutchins.  The Story of Lafayette.  New York:  Grosset & Dunlap, 1952.

Black, MacKnight.  The Sword of Lafayette.  1942.

Bryan, Daniel.  The Lay of Gratitude: Consisting of Poems Occasioned by the Recent Visit of Lafayette to the United States.  Philadelphia: H.C. Carey & I. Lea, 1826.

Cutter, Eliza Ann.  Untitled Poem.  "Composed by Eliza Ann Cutter, August 27, 1824, in her fifteenth year."  [typescript in AFL.  Poetry Relating to the Marquis de Lafayette.]

Grand Army of the Republic. Lafayette Post No. 140 (New York, NY).  Melodies, Lafayette post, no. 140.  Dept. of New York, G.A.R. June 25th 1891.  New York, 1891.

Hope, Thomas.  "The Nation's Guest." Wilmington, DE: 1824 (Sept 18) [in Marquis de Lafayette Memorabilia Printed Ephemera Collection.]

Johnson, Robert Underwood.  "The Sword of Lafayette."  From "Poems of War and Peace," 1917.  [offprint and manuscript copy in AFL.  Poetry Relating to the Marquis de Lafayette.]

Jackson, C.F.  "A Belated Poem Dedicated to Sabra Trumbull Chapter, D.A.R."  [typescript in AFL.  Poetry Relating to the Marquis de Lafayette.]

Larrabee, Harold Atkins.  Lafayette at Schenectady, March, 1778; September-October, 1784; June, 1825.  Schenectady, N.Y.: Priv. print., 1934.

M'Lean, C.G.  A Eulogium on General Lafayette.  Gettysburg, PA:  H.C. Neinstedt, 1834.

Power, Thomas.  Lafayette; A Poem.  Boston: Russel, Odiorne, and Metcalf, 1834.

Swett, Lucia Gray.  The Visit of Lafayette, the Old Housekeeper's Story.  Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1903.

"To the Shade of Lafayette."  [typescript in AFL.  Poetry Relating to the Marquis de Lafayette.]

Batten, Barton, Durstine & Osborn, Inc. Du Pont presents Cavalcade of America.  "The Gentleman from Paris," starring Charles Boyer: Monday, January 12, 1942 [radioplay].

Corneau, Perry Boyer.  La Fayette Remembers...  Lockport, Illinois: Old Tower Press, 1932.

The Human Adventure.  The True Story of the Marquis de Lafayette of France.  Presented by the University of Chicago in collaboration with the Columbia Broadcasting System, on Saturday, July 13, 1940.  [radioplay].

*Lee, Walter.  Lafayette; or, The Fortress of Olmutz.  A melodrama.  In three acts.  Philadelpha: T. Town, 1824.

*McFadden, Elizabeth A. If Liberty Dies Here; a Play in One Act.  New York: S. French, 1944.

*Mejia, Felix.  Lafayette in Mount Vernon.  A drama in two acts.  Philadelphia: Stavely & Bringhurst, 1825.

Walker, Alice Johnstone.  La Fayette, Christopher Columbus, The Long Knives in Illinois; brief plays for the young.  New York:  H. Holt and Company, 1919.

* These items are not available at Lafayette College

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