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Finding Benjamin Franklin: A Resource Guide

Selected Bibliography

From among the hundreds of Franklin-related titles in the Library of Congress collections, this bibliography highlights the most significant modern editions of works by Franklin as well as a selection of notable biographies, works focused on aspects of Franklin's role in history, and a set of Franklin-related books for young readers. See also the additional bibliography in the Franklin's Autobiography section of this guide.

Finding Books By and About Benjamin Franklin

The Library of Congress online catalog contains more than a hundred subject headings for books related to Benjamin Franklin. To find works on any of these topics, select Browse and enter the words Franklin, Benjamin into the search box. Next, choose the "Subjects beginning with" option and click on search. You will get the list of Franklin-related subject headings. Click on any heading to see a list of titles that share that subject heading; and click on any of those titles to access the book's bibliographic record. In the same way, Franklin's name can be searched using the "Authors/Creators beginning with" option, or the "Names/Titles containing" option.