Special Collections: German American Imprints

Selected Bibliography on Pennsylvania-German Broadsides and Fraktur

Amsler, Cory M.  Bucks County Fraktur.  Doylestown, PA.: Bucks County Historical Society;  Kutztown, PA. : Pennsylvania German Society, c2001.


Bird, Michael S.  O Noble Heart/O Edel Herz: Fraktur and Spirituality in Pennsylvania German Folk Art. Virginia Beach, VA : Donning Co., 2002.


Borneman, Henry. Pennsylvania German Illuminated Manuscripts; a Classification of Fraktur-Schriften and an Inquiry into Their History and Art. Norristown, PA : Pennsylvania German Society, 1937; New York : Dover Publications, 1973.


Earnest, Russell D. and Corrine P. Earnest. Flying leaves and one-sheets : Pennsylvania German broadsides, Fraktur, and their printers. New Castle, Del. : Oak Knoll Press, 2005.


Earnest, Corinne P. and Russell D. Earnest.  Fraktur: Folk Art and Family. Atglen, PA. : Schiffer Pub., 1999.


Earnest, Corinne P.  Papers and Birth Days: Guide to the Fraktur Artists and Scriveners.  Albuquerque, NM : R. D. Earnest Associates, 1989.


Franklin and Marshall College. A Selective Guide to the Franklin and Marshall Fraktur Collection.  Lancaster, PA : Franklin and Marshall College, 1987.


Gilgenast, Trudy.  "A Sorrowful Song About a Terrible Murder; a Pennsylvania German Broadside from the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries" in Der Reggeboge: Journal of the Pennsylvania German Society. V.24, No. 2 (1990-1992) pp. 53-60.


Library of Congress.  Pennsylvania German Fraktur and Printed Broadsides: a Guide to the Collections in theLibrary of Congress / compiled by Paul Connor & Jill Roberts for the American Folklife Center; introduction by Don Yoder. Washington : Library of Congress, 1988.


Lloyd, June Burk.  Faith and family: Pennsylvania German Heritage in York County area Fraktur. York, PA. : York County Heritage Trust, 2001.


Mercer, Henry Chapman. The Survival of the Mediaeval Art of Illuminative Writing Among Pennsylvania Germans. Doylestown, PA. : Bucks County Historical Society, 1871.


Moyer, Dennis K.  Fraktur Writings and Folk Art Drawings of the Schwenkfelder Library Collection. Kutztown, PA. : Pennsylvania German Society; King of Prussia, Pa. : Printed and bound by Centennial Printing, 1998.


Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum. "Fraktur & Imprints" in Pennsylvania German Art, 1683-1850.  Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1984. pp. 48-53.


Pieske, Christa. 'The European Origins of Four Pennsylvania German Broadsheet Themes: Adam and Eve; The New Jerusalem - the Broad and Narrow Way; the Unjust Judgment; the Stages of Life.  in  Der Reggeboge: Journal of the Pennsylvania German Society. V. 23, No. 1 (1989-1991). pp. 6-32.


Shelley, Donald. The Fraktur-writings or illuminated manuscripts of the Pennsylvania Germans.
 Allentown : Pennsylvania German Folklore Society, 1961.


Shoemaker, Alfred Lewis. Checklist of Pennsylvania Dutch Printed Taufscheins.  Lancaster, PA. : Pennsylvania Dutch Folklore Center, 1952.


Weiser, Frederick Sheely. Fraktur, Pennsylvania German Folk Art.  Ephrata, PA. : Science Press, 1973.


Yoder, Don. The Pennsylvania German broadside : a history and guide. University Park, PA : Pennsylvania State University Press for the Library Company of Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania German Society, 2005.



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