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Rotary Bibliography

 

There are many books about both Rotary and Paul Harris, and no list can ever encompass them all. RGHF Senior Historian Basil Lewis, UK, 1 August 2008

RGHF/Rotary Bibliography

  •   BABBIT - by Sinclair Lewis - 1922 Story supposedly based on a Rotarian

  •  "THE MEANING OF ROTARY" by VIVIAN CARTER, PERCY LUND 1927 (publisher)

  •  "Le Rotary d’Avignon au Congres de Vienne", by  Le Gras            1931

  •  "MAKING NEW FRIENDS" by LILIAN DAVIDSON R.I. 1934 The story of Jim Davidson

  •  "James Wheeler Davidson" by Joseph   Cochin RC 

  •  "SERVICE IS OUR BUSINESS", Rotary International circa 1947

  •  "Peace Demands Action" R.I.      1947

  •  "Spotlights on Rotary", by Moffat  1947

  •  "ADVENTURES IN SERVICE", Rotary International 1949

  •  "TOWARDS MY NEIGHBOUR" by CR. HEWITT LONGMANS 1950 The social influence of Rotary in GB and I

  •  "Home and Horizon "      Gaskell  1953  History and Organization of the Association of IWC

  •  "Rotary’s Fifty Years of Service" R.I.                  1954  

  •  "SEVEN PATHS TO PEACE", Rotary International 1959

  •  "The World of Rotary"    R.I.      1975

  •  "The Sacred Ninety Minutes"          Arnold 1975    A close-up review of the service club movement

  •  "ROTARY INTERNATIONAL IN GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND up to 1975" by ROGER LEVY CONTINUA 1978 (ISBN 0 72271850 0)

  •  "In guter Gesellschaft"      Bütow  1981    Clubleben in Deutschland

  •  "The Rotary Club Murder Mystery"         Landrum           1993

  •  "ROTARY INTERNATIONAL IN GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND 1975-2005" by NORMAN PROCTOR (ISBN 1 871330 93 9   RIBI (PAPERBACK) and 1 871330 88 2   RIBI (HARDBACK)
  •  "THE GOLDEN WHEEL" by DAVID SHELLEY NICHOLL MACDONALD & EVANS (ISBN  0 7121 0746 0) 1984

  • The story of Rotary 1905 to 1984
  •  "Friendship Through Service" by Hovey   Inner Wheel

  •  "The Life and Times of James & Lilian Davidson" by Lampard  (ISBN 1 55383 111X)   Red Deer RC

  •  "To Whom Much is Given" by Sondee  (ISBN 0-9650497-0-1)   Traverse City RC

  •  "Frank Talk" by Devlin  (ISBN 9-780971-103009)  ReachForward Publishing

  •  "Towards My Neighbour"  by C R Hewitt   Longman Green

  •  "Rotary Wisdom   Reflections on Service" vol 2   RI

  •  "The Heartland Abroad: The Rotary Club’s Mission of Civic Internationalism", Brendan M. Goff

  •   Paul Harris and the Birth of Rotary [Paperback] Amazon, PDG Fred A. Carvin (Author) November 18, 2011

  •  "Stand by your Man." Rita Knijff-Pot, ISBN 9789078094555 Paperback  Pag. 240 Publisher Stili Novi

  • BOOKS BY PAUL P. HARRIS

  • BOOKS ABOUT PAUL HARRIS

    • THE FIRST ROTARIAN, THE LIFE & TIMES OF PAUL HARRIS by JAMES WALSH (ISBN - 0 90636002 1) SCANBOOKS 1979. Also see the bibliography

    • "UNKNOWN, YET, WELL KNOWN"  The life and legacy of Paul Percy Harris  by HOWARD CASKIE  published in Ireland 2004  

    • PAUL HARRIS IN BRITAIN by Basil Lewis HUMBERSIDE RC 2004

    • Paul Harris and the Birth of Rotary [Paperback] Amazon, PDG Fred A. Carvin (Author) November 18, 2011

    • The Paul Harris Coloring Book by Herz  (ISBN 1 4353837132 Osssining RC

    • Paul Harris, Grow up! by Herz   (ISBN 9 781451-508246)

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  • ROTARY HISTORIES FROM THE FIRST 100 CLUBS

    • 01 Chicago

      • ROTARY?, University of Chicago Press, undated circa 1930

      • THE GOLDEN STRAND, by Arnold, Rotary Club of Chicago, 1966

      • THE ROTARY LIFE OF CHESLEY REYNOLDS PERRY by RICHARD HARRISON    ROTARY ONE  2006

      • 39 PIONEERS, BY Richard "Titch" Harrison (early history of Rotary) revised 2008

      •  "RI 2005 Welcome to Chicago" 

    • 02 San Francisco

      • San Francisco 1938                  1938    World Convention

      • Seventy-Five Years in San Francisco    Postel   1983    Club # 2

      • San Francisco Centennial (book) 1908-2008 RC of SF#2

    • 03 Oakland

      • Rotarily Yours  Oakland           1969    A history of the Rotary club of Oakland, club # 3

    • 04 Seattle

      • Seattle Rotary First 80 Years 1909-1989                     1989    Club # 4

    • 05 Los Angeles

      • History of the Rotary Club of Los Angeles        Truesdail          1955    Club # 5

    • 06 New York City

    • 08 Tacoma

      • That Something, by Woodbridge     1924    by the RC Tacoma (#8)

    • 11 St Louis

      • ROTARY CLUB of ST. LOUIS, A Century of Service and Fellowship, 1910-2010, The Hundred-Year History of the Rotary Club of St. Louis, by Thomas H. Teasdale, Robert A. Koetting, Albert K. Haines, 2010, Rotary Club of St. Louis, St. Louis MO. (194 p.) 

    • 48 Baltimore

      • ROTARY!, Zapffe, Rotary Club of Baltimore, 1963

    • 50 London

      • The Romance of Rotary in London        Carter  1947

      • Glimpses of the History of the RC London        Mosseri            1986    Club # 50

    • 53 Houston

      • Rotary Club of Houston 50th Anniversary 1962             1962

    • 58 Indianapolis

      • The RC of Indianapolis 1913-1998                   2000    Club # 58

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  • ROTARY HISTORIES FROM CONTINENTS

    • Rotary in Australia, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands 1921-1996, by Dr. Paul Henningham

    • HISTOIRE DU ROTARY EN FRANCE by H. DIFFRE BOSC 1959

    • Italy and Rotary                        1930    in English

    • The Hub of the Wheel   Duncan 1976    The story of the Rotary movement in Ireland

    • Germany

      • Rotary in Germany        Wilpert 1991

      • Memorandum for Rotary in Germany    Graumann         2000    2x, in German (reprint)

      • 75 Years of Rotary in Germany Wedemeyer      2002    in German (still available)

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  • ADDITIONAL SEARCH SUGGESTIONS

     

There are too many club histories to list here. For specific areas, researchers are recommended to contact the district or club concerned, RGHF Senior Historians Basil Lewis, UK and Dr. Wolfgang Ziegler, Bavaria

 
We are interested in adding books about Rotary to this bibliography. Suitable for inclusion would be histories of the First 100 Clubs and books about Paul Harris www.whatpaulharriswrote.org or books about Rotary in general. History may also be published at www.historylibrary.org. A free service of RGHF.

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Rev. 1 December 2012 Jack M. B. Selway

 

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