This collection includes theses and dissertations from the Department of History, in the College of Arts & Sciences. It is not exhaustive since most paper theses and dissertations have not been digitized. Generally, paper copies of theses and dissertations published prior to 2014 can be accessed in the University of Louisville Libraries. If you would like to add your thesis or dissertation to this collection, please see: http://ir.library.louisville.edu/about.html.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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An environmental history of the Rio Grande in the Panama Canal zone, 1521- 1950., Francisco Javier Bonilla

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A nativist upsurge : Kentucky's Know Nothing Party of the 1850s., Eric B. Brumfield

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The colored librarian : Thomas F. Blue and the Louisville Free Public Library's Colored Department, 1905-1935., Jacob Carlton Burress

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"Puritan hypocrisy" and "conservative Catholicity" : how Roman Catholic clergy in the border states interpreted the U.S. Civil War., Carl C. Creason

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"A part of, rather than apart from" : Louisville's black arts scene in the mid-twentieth century., Wesley Sawyer Cunningham

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Kentucky's first statesman : George Nicholas and the founding of the commonwealth., Benjamin Michael Gies

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A collection of inventions : radio, reeducation, and the postwar German public sphere., James Rooney

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Sisters of the Mississippi struggle : examining the contributions by women to the fight for voting equality in Mississippi in the early 1960s., Morgan Ackerman, 1980-

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Canterbury and the crown : how the personal relationships between Tudor monarchs and their Archbishop of Canterbury affected the Church in England., Mary Alexandra Covington

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More than "moon gold and marbles" : rationalization, reform, and the transformation of the American circus, 1900-1940., Matt Holdzkom 1981-

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The Czech-Egyptian arms deal of 1955 : a turning point in Middle Eastern Cold War history., Thomas Michael Shaughnessy Skaggs

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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The Roman army in fourth-century CE Egypt., Jon Bruce Manley 1988-

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Historic preservation in Quito, Ecuador : tangible and intangible heritage., Meredith Alison Maple 1987-

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The grey eagle of Glen Lily : Simon Bolivar Buckner's place in the lost cause, reunion, and politics of the late nineteenth century., Whitney K. Todd 1989-

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Legislation and its effects on race relations in southeastern Indiana, 1785-1860., D. W. Varble

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The Riom trial : Marshal Petain's attack on the Third Republic., James Estel Williams 1985-

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Discovering domestic cemeteries : history, preservation, and education., Savannah Leigh Darr 1985-

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Interactivity in Louisville museums., Robert Stephen Goforth 1983-

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Southern honor, Confederate warfare : southern antebellum cultural values in Confederate military operations, 1861-1865., Matthew D. Goldberg

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Badges of slavery : the struggle between civil rights and federalism during reconstruction., Vanessa Hahn Lierley 1981-

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The Supreme Court, the establishment clause, and the First Amendment., William Lorigan 1976-

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Pioneers, proclamations, and patents : a narrative of the conquest, division, settlement, and transformation of Kentucky., Brandon Michael Robison 1986-

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A progressive mind : Louis D. Brandeis and the origins of free speech., Elizabeth Diane Todd 1988-

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Unconventional warfare in the Ottoman Empire : Turkish counterinsurgency and their Western inspiration., Nicholas A. Warndorf 1987-

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Groping in the dark : an early history of WHAS radio., William A. Cummings 1982-

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Bawdy badges and the Black Death : late medieval apotropaic devices against the spread of the plague., Lena Mackenzie Gimbel 1976-

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To the mountaintop and back again : the rise and fall of General George B. McClellan., Carl Pagles 1977-

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"The greatest evil that can befall us" : Unionism in antebellum era Kentucky, 1849-1861., Curtis Lushawn Parmley 1975-

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The Ilkhanid Mongols, the Christian Armenians, and the Islamic Mamluks : a study of their relations, 1220-1335., Lauren Prezbindowski

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Albert Taylor Bledsoe : Whig intellectual and proslavery theorist., Lori Jean Wilson 1974-

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Quidam homo est asinus : the originality and influence of Peter Abelard upon Medieval thought., Timothy Ernst 1982-

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Attaining the church universal : imagination, popular theology, and ecumenism in the ministry of S. Parkes Cadman, 1920-1936., James C. Hall 1986-

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For Union, for Confederacy, for slavery : motivation for enlisting & serving among Kentucky's Civil War soldiers., James F. Osborne 1987-

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Constructing British identity : Tobias Smollett and his Travels through France and Italy, Michael Anthony Skaggs 1987-

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Assurance and frustration : from Ireland and the Netherlands to Jamestown., Keith A. Donahoe

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Pursuing pleasure, attaining oblivion : the roles and uses of intoxicants at the Mughal court., Stephanie Honchell 1984-

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The laws will fall silent : Ex Parte Quirin, a troubling precedent for military commissions., Brad P. Luebbert 1968-

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Small farmers, slavery, and the political economy of Kentucky's Green River, 1790-1850., Christopher P. Petzold 1982-

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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"I had always been opposed to colonialism" : President Harry S. Truman and the end of European colonialism., Timothy J. Pifer 1957-

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Sin city Kentucky : Newport, Kentucky's vice heritage and its legal extinction, 1920-1991., Michael L. Williams 1948-

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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Making birth control acceptable : the development of the twentieth century birth control movement., Elizabeth Caskey 1983-

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"The Union as it was and the Constitution as it is" : Unionism and emancipation in Civil War era Kentucky., Jacob F. Lee 1982-

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Viewed through new lenses : a comparative study of young girls growing up in Madison, Indiana, and Louisville, Kentucky, during World War II., Michella M. Marino 1982-

Theses/Dissertations from 2006

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Men, cohesion, and battle : the Inniskilling Regiment at Waterloo., Mark Richard Bois

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The introduction of Christianity into Scandinavia, Iceland, and Finland., Tracy Marie Legel 1974-

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

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The plan for Reformation : Henry VIII and the dissolution of the English monasteries., Angela Loretta Ash 1979-

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Casualty of War : the governorship of Beriah Magoffin, 1859-1862., Robert William Goebel 1981-

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Hanging the moonbow : Tom Wallace and the Cumberland Falls fight, 1926-1931., Noah Garland Huffman 1981-

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"Jack of all trades" : the metamorphosis of armored cavalry in Vietnam., Robert Manson Peters 1966-

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At work in the fields : an essay into the work lives of nineteenth century English agricultural wage labouring and African American slave and freed women., Anne Reeves 1948-

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The Marian and Elizabethan persecutions : how England was prepared for persecution and defended from martyrdom., Mitchell Scott

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Child of the North : Louisville's transition to a southern city, 1879-1885., Robert Bruce Symon Jr., 1962-

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

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A model racing plant : founding and economic history of Keeneland racetrack., Scott A. Carmony 1967-

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The jugular vein of empire : the imperial attachment to the Suez Canal from 1875 to 1956., Matthew Church

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Breakdown from within : Virginia railroads during the Civil War era., Larry Edward Johnson 1956-

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Louise C. Morel, The Louisville Women's City Club, and municipal housekeeping in Louisville, 1917-1935., Gail Elizabeth Chooljian Nall

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The parents of progressive improvement : railroads and public policy in Kentucky, 1829-1900., David Matthew Wilkins

Theses/Dissertations from 2003

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James Wilson : progressive constitutionalist., Bradley Jay Caffee 1972-

Theses/Dissertations from 1993

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Called to serve : American nurses go to war, 1914-1918., Katherine Burger Johnson

Theses/Dissertations from 1992

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Pope Clement VI : attempts to resurrect the papal monarchy., Henry Miles Spalding 1961-

Theses/Dissertations from 1989

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John F. Kennedy, Ghana and the Volta River project : a study in American foreign policy towards neutralist Africa., Kurt X. Metzmeier 1959-

Theses/Dissertations from 1982

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Charles Wilkins Short : Kentucky botanist and physician, 1794-1863., Deborah Susan Skaggs 1949-

Theses/Dissertations from 1970

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The pre-court career of John Marshall Harlan., Thomas L. Owen

Theses/Dissertations from 1967

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Kentucky's 1935 gubernatorial election., Olivia M. Frederick

Theses/Dissertations from 1964

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The Board of Internal Improvement of Kentucky, 1835-1850., Joe F. Decker

Theses/Dissertations from 1949

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The handling of injury cases under the Workmen's Compensation Act of Kentucky., William E. Biggs

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World War I and American public opinion, 1914-1917., Walter Edmund Hicks

Theses/Dissertations from 1948

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The history of the government of the city of Louisville., Attia Martha Bowmer

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Mediation, conciliation and arbitration of labor disputes on the federal, state, and local level., Benjamin F. Browning

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The history of architecture in San Antonio., Jean Jones Shelton 1915-2001

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Relations of the Emperor Alexius with the first crusaders., Marilyn Tyler Waggoner

Theses/Dissertations from 1947

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Trotsky and the Moscow treason trials., Albert L. Boiter

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A survey of the safety departments and their two main constituents, police and fire departments, in cities of from 250,000 to 650,000 inhabitants in the United States., Henry Buchtal

Theses/Dissertations from 1946

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Henry Watterson and the tariff, 1876-1897., Harold Arthur Seekamp

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Raid to the north., William Woodrow Slider

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Origins of secondary education with special reference to Fort Wayne, Indiana., William Arnold Willer

Theses/Dissertations from 1945

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Cassius M. Clay's True American., Albert D. Kirwan

Theses/Dissertations from 1944

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The history of Presbyterian ministerial training in the state of Kentucky., Ruth P. Anderson

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Antiochus Epiphanes., Brougher Petty Maddox

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Horse racing in central Kentucky and Jefferson County (with special reference to Churchill Downs)., Marjorie Rieser

Theses/Dissertations from 1943

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The policies of Presidents Buchanan and Lincoln in the Fort Sumter crisis., W. L. Dennis

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History of public secondary education in Louisville., Harold S. Keeling

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A history of the Kentucky School for the Blind, 1842-1930., Gretchen R. Wright

Theses/Dissertations from 1942

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England, Germany and the Portuguese colonies, 1898-1914., Paul R. Kneisel 1917-2004

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The question of monastic functions on the eve of the dissolution., Winona Bryan Money

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The Athenian constitution from Solon to Pericles B.C. 594-B.C. 457., Norman Reynolds

Theses/Dissertations from 1941

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The development of the Catholic Church in Louisville., Sara Ann Buetenbach

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The culture of Louisville as affected by and reflected in motion pictures., Eleanor Blake Carpenter

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The Negro Colonization Movement in Kentucky., Mary Kaltenbrun

The issues in the Kentucky Constitutional Convention 1849-1850., Gertrude Pettus 1878-1967

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A history of the Danville Conventions, 1784-1792., Paul Bingham Willingter 1916-2009

Theses/Dissertations from 1940

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A brief history of Woman's Missionary Union, Southern Baptist Convention., Pearle Bourne

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The Polish Corridor., James Otis Kelley

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Public career of James Guthrie (1792-1869)., Anna Ruth Spiegel

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Kentucky and the Mississippi Question 1793-1795 : the role of the Democratic Societies., Lullabel M. Thuston 1905-1993

Theses/Dissertations from 1939

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Henry Watterson and the World War propaganda., Patrick S. Kirwan

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The opium problem., Jack Thompson

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The origin and history of the Louisville and Portland Canal., Leslie S. Wright 1913-1997

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The origins of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad., Lolla Wurtele 1913-2006

Theses/Dissertations from 1938

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A social and economic history of Louisville, 1860-1865., Edward R. Johnson