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This is the bibliography for the journal article mentioned on the main scholars' page.
  1. Adams N, Strauss M, Schluchter M, et al. Relation of measures of sleep-disordered breathing to neuropsychological functioning. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2001; 163:1626-31

  2. Anderson JI. A Mountain of Misery: an Intimate History of William Howard Taft. PhD dissertation, Department of History: University of California Los Angeles, 1973; 208

  3. Anderson JI. William Howard Taft: An Intimate History. New York: W. W. Norton, 1981

  4. Anonymous. Clinical Society of London: Friday, February 8th, 1889. Br Med J 1889; i:358-359

  5. Anonymous. "Dinner to Secretary of War William H. Taft and Dr. William Osler given by Mr. William A. Marburg, Saturday the eleventh of March, One thousand nine hundred and five, Maryland Club, Baltimore." In the papers of William Howard Kelly, MD, in the Alan M. Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD., 1905

  6. Anonymous. Mr. Taft on diet loses 70 pounds. New York Times. December 12, 1913; page A1

  7. Anonymous. Obituary. James Marsh Jackson, MD. Boston Medical and Surgical Journal 1919; 180:87

  8. Anonymous. Sleep-related breathing disorders in adults: recommendations for syndrome definition and measurement techniques in clinical research. The Report of an American Academy of Sleep Medicine Task Force. Sleep 1999; 22:667-89

  9. Anonymous. Taft reaches city. Washington Post. Feb. 28, 1909; page 1

  10. Arnebeck B. White House workout: William Howard Taft and the good fight against the 54-inch waist. Washington Post Magazine. September 15, 1985

  11. Barker CE. With President Taft in the White House. Chicago: A. Kroch and Son, 1947

  12. Barnes M, Houston D, Worsnop CJ, et al. A randomized controlled trial of continuous positive airway pressure in mild obstructive sleep apnea. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2002; 165:773-80

  13. Bliss M. William Osler: A Life in Medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999; 297

  14. Blunden S, Lushington K, Kennedy D. Cognitive and behavioural performance in children with sleep-related obstructive breathing disorders. Sleep Medicine Reviews 2001; 5:447-461

  15. Bumgarner JR. The Health of the Presidents: The 41 United States Presidents Through 1993 from a Physician's Point of View. Jefferson, NC: MacFarland & Company, 1994; 171

  16. Burwell CS, Robin ED, Whaley RD, et al. Extreme obesity associated with alveolar hypoventilation -- a Pickwickian syndrome. Am J Med 1956; 21:811-818

  17. Burton DH. The Learned Presidency: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson. Rutherford, NJ: Farleigh Dickinson University Press, 1988; 95, 119

  18. Butt AW. Taft and Roosevelt: The Intimate Letters of Archie Butt, Military Aide. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran, 1930

  19. Carnes MC. William Howard Taft. In: McPherson JM, ed. "To the Best of My Ability:" The American Presidents. New York: Dorling Kindersley, 2000; 188-194

  20. Cocchiarella L, Anderson GBJ. Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment. 5th ed. Chicago: AMA Press, 2000; 8

  21. Coletta PE. The Presidency of William Howard Taft. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas Press, 1973; 1, 53

  22. Davis OK. Released for Publication: Some Inside Political History of Theodore Roosevelt and His Times, 1898-1918. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1925; 99, 109, 162-165, 176, 181-182

  23. Day R, Gerhardstein R, Lumley A, et al. The behavioral morbidity of obstructive sleep apnea. Prog Cardiovasc Dis 1999; 41:341-54

  24. Dole B. Great Presidential Wit. New York: Scribner, 2001; 72

  25. Earnest ES. S. Weir Mitchell: Novelist and Physician. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1950; 206-207

  26. Engleman HM, Kingshott RN, Martin SE, et al. Cognitive function in the sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome (SAHS). Sleep 2000; 23 Suppl 4:S102-8

  27. Engleman HM, Martin SE, Deary IJ, et al. Effect of continuous positive airway pressure treatment on daytime function in sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome. Lancet 1994; 343:572-5

  28. Foraker JB. Notes of a Busy Life. Volume 2. Cincinnati, OH: Stewart & Kidd Company, 1916; 459

  29. Fogel RB, White DP. Obstructive sleep apnea. Adv Intern Med 2000; 45:351-89

  30. Foster JF. Harvey Cushing: A Biography. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas, 1946; 468-469

  31. Gastaut H, Tassinari CA, Duron B. Etude polygraphique des manifestations episodiques (hypniques et respiratoires) du syndrome de Pickwick. Rev Neurol (Paris) 1965; 112:568-79

  32. Giebelhaus V, Strohl KP, Lormes W, et al. Physical exercise as an adjunct therapy in sleep apnea -- an open trial. Sleep Breath 2000; 4:173-176

  33. Hammond JH. The Autobiography of John Hays Hammond. Murray Hill, NY: Farrar & Rinehart, 1935; 531, 561, 581-582

  34. Hanly P, Zuberi-Khokhar N. Daytime sleepiness in patients with congestive heart failure and Cheyne- Stokes respiration. Chest 1995; 107:952-8

  35. Hicks FC. William Howard Taft, Yale Professor of Law & New Haven Citizen: An Academic Interlude in the Life of the Twenty-Seventh President of the United States and the Tenth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1945; 80, 99, 117

  36. Hoover IH. 42 Years in the White House. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1934; 268-269

  37. Hoover IH. Irwin H. Hoover Papers: Diary entry for March 4, 1913. Washington: Library of Congress Manuscript Division

  38. Howe MAD. George von Lengerke Meyer: His Life and Public Services. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1920; 450 following

  39. Jaffray E. Secrets of the White House. New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1927; 23-25, 31-32

  40. Javaheri S, Parker TJ, Liming JD, et al. Sleep apnea in 81 ambulatory male patients with stable heart failure. Types and their prevalences, consequences, and presentations. Circulation 1998; 97:2154-9

  41. Jung R, Kuhlo W. Neurophysiological studies of abnormal night sleep and the pickwickian syndrome. Prog Brain Res 1965; 18:140-159

  42. Kim HC, Young T, Matthews CG, et al. Sleep-disordered breathing and neuropsychological deficits. A population-based study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1997; 156:1813-9

  43. Krakow B, Melendrez D, Ferreira E, et al. Prevalence of insomnia symptoms in patients with sleep-disordered breathing. Chest 2001; 120:1923-9

  44. Kryger MH. Sleep apnea: from the needles of Dionysius to continuous positive airway pressure. Arch Int Med 1983; 143:2301-2303

  45. Lavie P. Nothing new under the moon. Historical accounts of sleep apnea syndrome. Arch Intern Med 1984; 144:2025-8

  46. Levenson JC, Samuels E, Vandersee C, et al. The Letters of Henry Adams. Volume VI: 1906-1918. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press, 1988; 490

  47. Longworth AR. Crowded Hours: Reminiscences of Alice Roosevelt Longworth. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933; 221

  48. Manners W. TR & Will: A Friendship that Split the Republican Party. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1969; 16, 82, 83

  49. Marx R. The Health of the Presidents. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1960; 306

  50. Minger RE. William Howard Taft and United States Foreign Policy: The Apprenticeship Years 1900-1908. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1975; 189, 195

  51. Osler W. The Principles and Practice of Medicine. 1st ed. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1892; 335-339

  52. Osler W. The Principles and Practice of Medicine. 6th ed. London: Sidney Appleton, 1905; 431

  53. Parks LR, Leighton FS. My Thirty Years Backstairs at the White House. New York: Fleet Publishing Corporation, 1961; 114, 120-121

  54. Parks LR, Leighton FS. It was Fun Working at the White House. New York: Fleet Press, 1969; 26

  55. Peppard PE, Young T, Palta M, et al. Prospective study of the association between sleep-disordered breathing and hypertension. N Engl J Med 2000; 342:1378-84

  56. Pringle HF. The Life and Times of William Howard Taft. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1939

  57. Ross I. An American Family: The Tafts - 1678 to 1964. Cleveland, OH: World Publishing, 1964

  58. Smith IRT, Morris JA. "Dear Mr. President..." The Story of Fifty Years in the White House Mail Room. New York: Julian Messner, 1949; 7, 66-67, 89

  59. Stoohs RA, Dement WC. Snoring and sleep-related breathing abnormality during partial sleep deprivation. N Engl J Med 1993; 328:1279

  60. Sullivan M. Our Times. Volume 3: Pre-War America. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940; 17-18

  61. Sullivan M. Our Times. Volume 4: The War Begins. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940; 441

  62. Taft HD. Memories and Opinions. New York: Macmillan, 1942; 108, 114, 116

  63. Taft HH. Recollections of Full Years. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1914

  64. Taft WH. Application to the Provident Savings Life Assurance Society of New York, February 1, 1900. [Available at William Howard Taft National Historic Site, Cincinnati, Ohio]

  65. Thompson CW. Presidents I've Known and Two Near Presidents. Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill, 1929

  66. Viner S, Szalai JP, Hoffstein V. Are history and physical examination a good screening test for sleep apnea? Ann Intern Med 1991; 115:356-9

  67. Watson JE. As I Knew Them: Memoirs of James E. Watson. Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill, 1936; 134-135

  68. White WA. The Autobiography of William Allen White. New York: Macmillan, 1946; 403, 426
Items from the William H. Taft Papers in the Library of Congress, arranged chronologically. (Many research libraries across the United States have the collection on microfilm.)
  1. William Howard Taft to Charles P. Taft, Sept. 12, 1900
  2. William Howard Taft to Harriet C. Herron, Jan. 19, 1901
  3. William Osler to William Howard Taft, June 13, 1904
  4. Fred Carpenter to Mrs. William Osler, Oct. 15, 1904
  5. William Howard Taft to Helen Herron Taft, Oct. 9, 1905
  6. William Howard Taft to N. E. Yorke-Davies, Dec. 9, 1905
  7. William Howard Taft to N. E. Yorke-Davies, Dec. 31, 1905
  8. William Howard Taft to N. E. Yorke-Davies, Apr. 16, 1906
  9. William Howard Taft to N. E. Yorke-Davies, Jul. 18, 1907
  10. William Howard Taft to Robert A. Taft, May 18, 1909
  11. William Howard Taft to Charles P. Taft, June 28, 1909
  12. William Howard Taft to Helen Herron Taft, July 13, 1909
  13. William Howard Taft to Helen Herron Taft, Oct. 17, 1909
  14. William Howard Taft to Helen Herron Taft, Oct. 24, 1909
  15. William Howard Taft to Horace D. Taft, Oct. 28, 1909
  16. William Howard Taft to Delia Torrey, Nov. 13, 1909
  17. William Howard Taft to Helen Herron Taft, July 11, 1911
  18. William Howard Taft to James M. Jackson, Nov. 15, 1911
  19. William Howard Taft to Helen Herron Taft, July 13, 1912
  20. William Howard Taft to Helen Herron Taft, July 14, 1912
  21. William Howard Taft to Helen Herron Taft, July 19, 1912
  22. William Howard Taft to Matthew DeLaney, March 3, 1913
  23. William Howard Taft to George Blumer, May 18, 1913
  24. William Howard Taft to George Blumer, Jul. 11, 1913
  25. William Howard Taft to George Blumer, Jan. 18, 1914
  26. William Howard Taft to W. Yorke-Davies, Feb. 9, 1914
  27. William Howard Taft to Lady Osler, March 13, 1920
  28. William Howard Taft to George Blumer, Jan. 2, 1923
  29. William Howard Taft to Annie S. Taft, Jul. 8, 1926
  30. William Howard Taft to Thomas A. Claytor, Aug. 1, 1926
  31. William Howard Taft to Harvey Cushing, Dec. 14, 1926
Selected bibliography related to Presidential disability and impairment:
  1. Abrams HL. "The President has been Shot:" Confusion, Disability, and the 25th Amendment in the Aftermath of the Attempted Assassination of Ronald Reagan. New York: WW Norton, 1992 (Updated version: Stanford University Press, 1994)

  2. Bumgarner, JR. The Health of the Presidents: The 41 United States Presidents Through 1993 from a Physician's Point of View. Jefferson, NC: MacFarland & Company, 1994

  3. Crispell K, Gomez C. Hidden Illness in the White House. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1988

  4. Ferrell RH. Ill-Advised: Presidential Health and Public Trust. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1992

  5. Gilbert RE. The Mortal Presidency: Illness and Anguish in the White House. New York: Basic Books, 1992

  6. MacMahon, Edward B. and Curry, Leonard. Medical Cover-Ups in the White House. Washington, DC: Farragut, 1987

  7. Park, BE. The Impact of Illness of World Leaders. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986

  8. Post JM, Robins RS. When Illness Strikes the Leader: The Dilemma of the Captive King. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1993

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