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Aldine Club, New York. 1890. Constitution, Rules, Officers and Members, 1890–1891.

———. 1892. Catalogue of an Exhibition of Oil and Water-Color Paintings Loaned by New-York Artists, Also of Modern Cloth and Leather Book-Covers and Original Designs Therefore, at The Aldine Club, from the Twenty-fifth to the Thirty-first of March, Inclusive.

Allen, Sue. 1982. "Century Thumb-nail Series: a case history in edition bookbinding". Fine Print. Vol. 8, No.1, p. 15-18, 26.

Allen, Sue and Charles Gullans. 1994. Decorative Cloth in America: Publishers’ Bindings 1840-1910. Los Angeles: University of California, Los Angeles Center for 17th- and 18th-Century Studies, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.

American Bookmaker. May 1890, Vol. 10, p. 127 (Three Men in a Boat); June 1890, pp. 155-156 (California and Alaska, Odd Number Series) and (Tailpiece, Specially Drawn for The Bookmaker by Alice C. Morse, Brooklyn, N. Y.) p. 36; Vol. 12, January 1891, p. 15 (Original Cover Design, Specially drawn for The Bookmaker by Alice C. Morse) and June 1891, p. 181 (Landscape Gardening); Vol. 13, July 1892, pp. 18 (Head Piece. Drawn by Alice C. Morse for The American Bookmaker) and December 1892, p. 187 (Scenes from the Life of Christ)

American Catalogue 1884–1890 (Am Cat) 1884–1890. Founded by F. Leypoldt. Edited by R. R. Bowker. New York: Peter Smith, 1941 (reprint edition). Also: 1895–1900; 1900–1905; 1905–1907.

Architectural League of New York (ALNY). 1889. Catalogue of the Fifth Annual Exhibition of the Architectural League of New York. Also: 1890; 1893–1894; 1895.

Art Amateur. 1897. Vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 16–17, 27. Also: no. 2, p. 46.

Bibliography of American Literature (BAL). 1959. Compiled by Jacob Blanck. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Book Buyer. Vol. 11, Feb. 1894-Jan. 1895, p. 561. (Confirms Morse as a designer for The Woman’s Book and Polly); and p. 701, a full page advertisement for The Woman’s Book.

Brandt, Frederick R. 1994. Designed To Sell: Turn-of-the-Century American Posters in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Richmond, Va.: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

City of New York. New York City Health Department. 1961. Deaths and Fetal Deaths Reported in 1961. Vol. 98, p. 276. (Entry for the death of Alice Morse.)

Cockerell, Sydney M. 1953. Bookbinding, and the Care of Books. A Text Book for Bookbinders and Librarians. Fifth Edition. London: Pitman and New York: Pentalic Corp.

Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Alice C. Morse drawings can be viewed at

Cooper Union. 1879–1892. Annual Reports of the Trustees of the Cooper Union, for the Advancement of Science and Art . . . . New York: Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. New York: A. N. Whitehorn, Book and Job Printer.

Corticelli Home Needlework: A Manual of Art Needlework, Embroidery and Knitting. 1898. Mrs. L. Barton Wilson, Mrs. Emma Haywood, Miss Alice C. Morse, Miss Elizabeth Moore Hallowell, Mrs. Amalia Smith, eds. Florence, Mass.: Nonotuck Silk Company.

Dubansky, Mindell. 2001. “The Proper Decoration of Book Covers.” Gazette of the Grolier Club. New York: Grolier Club.

Dubansky, Mindell. 2008. The Proper Decoration of Book Covers: The Life and Work of Alice C. Morse.
Dunn, Josephine M. and Cheryl A. Kashuba. The Women of Scranton: 1880-1935. Arcadia Publishing, 2007.

Eidelberg, Martin, Nina Gray and Margaret K. Hofer. 2007. A New Light on Tiffany: Clara Driscoll and the Tiffany Girls. New York: The New-York Historical Society; and London: D Giles Limited.

Elliott, Maud Howe, ed. 1893. Art and Handicraft in the Woman’s Building of the World’s Columbian Exposition. Chicago: Goupil & Co. and New York: Rand McNally.

Grolier Club (anonymous author). 1894. Commercial Bookbindings: An Historical Sketch, with Some Mention of an Exhibition of Drawings, Covers, and Books, at the Grolier Club, April 5 to April 28, 1894. New York: The Grolier Club.

Gullans, Charles and John Espey. 1979.“American Trade Bindings and Their Designers, 1880–1915,” in Collectible Books: Some New Paths, pp. 33–67. New York and London: R. R. Bowker Company.

———. 1991. Margaret Armstrong and American Trade Bindings. Occasional Papers 6. Los Angeles: University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Special Collections.

Harper’s Bazaar. “Louis Quinze Design for Embroidered Photograph- Frame”. Sept. 5 1896; pp. 29, 36. (From American Periodicals Series Online, a subscription database.)

———. “Embroidered Center-Piece and Doilies.” Vol. 29, Iss. 42; Oct. 17, 1896, p. 877 (3 pages).

———. “Embroidery Designs.” Vol. 29, Iss. 47, Nov. 21, 1896, p. 986.

———. “Lily Design for Frame.” Vol. 30, Iss.10; March 6, 1897, pp. 188, 200.

Harris, Edna. 1899. “New Book Covers,” Brush and Pencil, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 118–124.

House and Home. 1894. A Practical Book. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons. (This is the same text as A Woman's Book.)

House Beautiful. 1897. Vol. 1, no. 3 (February). “Women and Bookbinding,” p. 63.

Krupp, Andrea. 2006. “Bookcloth in England and America, 1823–50.” In Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America. New York: The Bibliographical Society of America, vol. 100, no.1, March, pp. 25–88.

Larchmont Yaght Club. Mainsheet. "Around the Clubhouse: Windows Shed Light on the Club's Past." Spring 2013, p. 10.
Lain’s Brooklyn Directory. 1894, 1897, 1898. New York: Lain and Healy.

Lee, Marshall. 1965. Bookmaking. The Illustrated Guide to Design and Production. New York: R. R. Bowker.

McClurg’s Catalogue of Retail and Holiday Books, 1894, p. 372.

Matthews, Brander. 1896. Bookbindings, Old and New. Notes of a Book-lover, with an Account of the Grolier Club, New York. London: George Bell & Sons, York Street, Covent Garden, & New York.

Minsky, Richard. 2006. American Decorated Publishers’ Bindings 1872–1929. Limited edition of 25. Stockport: Richard Minsky.

Morris, Ellen K. and Edward S. Levin. 2000. The Art of Publishers’ Bookbindings 1815–1915. Los Angeles: William Dailey Rare Books Ltd.

Outlook, “The Making of Books,” Vol. 57, p. 815.

Peck, Amelia and Carol Irish. 2001. Candace Wheeler: The Art and Enterprise of American Design, 1875–1900. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press.

Publisher’s Trade-List Annual (PTLA). New York: Office of the Publishers’ Weekly, 1887–1905.

Publishers’ Weekly. 1894. No. 1160 (April 21) p. 620.

Report of the Board of General Managers of the Exhibit of the State of New York, at the World’s Columbian Exposition. Albany: J. P. Lyon, 1892.

Scranton Public Schools. Teacher’s Record Card [1923?] (for Alice C. Morse).

Tomlinson, William and Richard Masters. 1996. Bookcloth 1823–1980. Stockport, Cheshire: Dorothy Tomlinson.

Weimann, Jeanne Madeline. 1981. The Fair Women. Chicago: Academy Chicago.

Will of Alice C. Morse. 1961. Surrogate’s Court, Bronx County, New York. File No. P1394.

Willard, Frances Elizabeth and Mary A. Livermore. 1893. A Woman of the Century: Fourteen Hundred-Seventy Biographical Sketches Accompanied by Portraits of Leading American Women in All Walks of Life. Buffalo: Charles Wells Moulton.

Willets, Gilson. 1894. “The Designing of Book-Covers,” The Art Interchange. November, pp. 118–119.

Winterich, John T. 1967. The Grolier Club, 1884–1967. New York: The Grolier Club.