“A Suggestion Concerning James Smithson’s Concept of ‘Increase and Diffusion,’”
Technology and Culture 24 (April 1983): pp. 246–255.
“Advertising, Company Voice.” “Cavalcade of America.” “General Electric Theater.”
In Horace Newcomb, ed. Encyclopedia of Television. Chicago and London: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1997.
“Enterprise and Meaning: Sponsored Film, 1939 1949,”
History Today 39 (December 1989): pp. 24–30.
“From the Fair to the Family,”
in From Receiver to Remote Control: The T.V. Set. New York: New Museum of Contemporary Art, 1990, pp. 63â€“70.
"American Family Robinson," "Cavalcade of America," "Theatre Guild on the Air,"
in Christopher Sterling, ed. The Museum of Broadcast Communications Encyclopedia of Radio. Chicago and London: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 2003.
Red Hot and Blue: A Smithsonian Salute to the American Musical
with Amy Henderson. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1996.
Based on the 1996 Smithsonian exhibition with the same title, the text offers a collective biography of the artists and craftspeople who created the American musical on stage and screen.
"And Now For Something Completely Different: Reconstructing Duke Ellington's Beggar's Holiday for Presentation in a Museum Setting."
in Exhibiting Dilemmas: Issues of Representation at the Smithsonian, Amy Henderson and Adrienne Kaeppler, eds. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1996; pp. 262–72.
Essay on applying the exhibition experience to research and collections involving the performing arts, specifically in the archival reconstruction/museum performance of Duke Ellington's 1946 musical play, Beggar's Holiday.
American Musical Theater, Vols. 1-4.
(annotator and producer) Washington, D.C. and New York, NY: Smithsonian/CBS, 1989. 4 compact discs and 120-page booklet; bibliog.; discog.
This collection of original cast recordings includes book with historical essay and extensive annotations on each selection.
The Ultimate Broadway Composers, Vols. 1-12.
(annotator). 12 compact discs with program booklets. London, England: Pearl Recordings, 2000-04.
This 12-volume series is devoted to rare original cast recordings of musicals by Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, and Sigmund Romberg.
Fascinating Rhythm: The Broadway Gershwin, 1919-1933
(annotator) 1 compact disc with program booket. New York: BMG Classics, 1998.
This archival recording focuses on remastered 78’s made by Victor Recording Company artists in the 1920s and 1930s.
I Got Rhythm: The Music of George Gershwin, Vols. 1-4
(annotator and producer). Washington, D.C. and New York, NY: Smithsonian/BMG, 1995. Four compact discs with 64-page booklet; bibliog..; discog.
American Songbooks, Vols. 1-24.
(annotator and producer) Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian, 1993-5. 24 compact discs with booklets.
The legacy of American songwriters is traced through this recording series with individual volumes devoted to Harold Arlen, Irving Berlin, Hoagy Carmichael, Cy Coleman, Duke Ellington, Dorothy Fields, George Gershwin, Oscar Hammerstein II, E. Y. Harburg, Jerome Kern, Alan Jay Lerner, Frank Loesser, Johnny Mercer, Cole Porter, Andy Razaf, Arthur Schwartz, Jule Styne, James Van Heusen, Fats Waller, Harry Warren, Kurt Weill, Richard Whiting, Alec Wilder, Vincent Youmans.
Music of the New York Stage, Vols. 1-4
(annotator) London, England: Pearl Recordings, 1994.12 compact discs with 10-page booklets for each volume.
The earliest sound recordings of American musical theater artists is the focus for this recorded anthology.
From This Moment On: Songs of Cole Porter, Vols. 1-4
(annotator and producer) Washington, D.C. and New York, NY: Smithsonian/SONY, 1992. 4 compact discs with 60-page booklet; bibliog..; discog.
Cole Porter’s work for the international musical stage and screen is chronicled in 84 archival recordings and textual annotation.
Star-Spangled Rhythm: Voices of Broadway and Hollywood, Vols. 1-4
(annotator and producer). Washington, D.C. and New York, NY: Smithsonian/BMG, 1996. Four compact discs with 80-page booklet; bibliog.; discog.
The history of the American musical is conveyed through 66 archival recordings of songs from stage and screen and textual annotation.
American Popular Song, Vols. 1-5
(annotator with James Morris and J. R. Taylor). Washington, D.C. and New York, NY: Smithsonian/CBS, 1984. 5 compact discs and 120-page booklet; bibliog..; discog.
An anthology of this distinctly national art form includes 110 selected archival recordings of classic popular songs and textual annotations.
“The National Puppet Collection,”
in American Puppetry: Collections, History and Performance. Eds. Phyllis Dircks, Steve Abrams. New York: American Theater Library Association, 2004.
(Smithsonian Treasury). Washington, D. C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991.
Albright, Madeleine. Madam Secretary: A Memoir,
Miramax; (September 16, 2003) 2003.
Alexander, Jane. Command Performance: An Actress in the Theater of Politics,
Public Affairs Press (DC); 1st edition (May 30, 2000).
Ferraro, Geraldine, Linda Bird Francke. Ferraro: My Story,
The Year in Pictures,
Life magazine, Jan. 1985.
Ebersole, Lucinda and Richard Peabody, eds. St. Martin's Press; 1st edition (February 1, 1993).
"From Stethoscopes to Artificial Hearts: 150 Years of Collecting Medical History at the Smithsonian Institution"
in Caduceus, Southern Illinois University Press, 1997.
Collecting artifacts with special emphasis on the urgical, cardiology, anesthesiology, endoscopy, and bionics collection.
"The Classificiation of Artifacts in the Dittrick Museum"
with Patsy Gerstner in Caduceus, Southern Illinois University, 1988.
Report on the adoption of the National Library of Medicine's Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), to medical artifacts.