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James K. Polk: A Resource Guide

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Finding Books by and about James K. Polk

The Library of Congress Online Catalog contains more than a hundred subject headings for books related to James K. Polk. To find books on James K. Polk, select Browse, and enter the words Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849 into the search box; then choose the Subjects beginning with option. You will get the list of Polk-related subject headings. Click on any heading to see a list of titles that have that subject heading; and click on any of the titles to access the book's bibliographic record.

From among the hundreds of Polk-related titles in the Library of Congress collections, the bibliography below highlights the most significant editions of works by Polk and a limited selection of biographies and other works particularly useful to general and younger readers.

The following titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are included when available.