"The Country for Men with Nerve." In Degas and New Orleans: A French Impressionist in America. Edited by Gail Feigenbaum. New Orleans: New Orleans Museum of Art, in conjunction with Ordrupgaard; New York: Distributed by Rizzoli International, 1999.
“New Orleans at the Time of the Battle.” In The Battle of New Orleans Reconsidered. Edited by Curtis Manning. Xlibris, 2014.
"The Czech Lands." In European Resistance in the Second World War. Edited by Philip Cooke and Ben Shepherd. Pen and Sword Books, Ltd.: Barnsley, South Yorkshire, 2013.
"Dorothy Dix." In Louisiana Women: Their Lives and Times. Edited by Janet Allured and Judith F. Genty. Atlanta: University of Georgia Press, 2009.
"Paris in the 18th Century." In Concorde: Hotel de Talleyrand and George C. Marshall Center. Edited by Sharon Douglas Tate. University of Florida Publications Office, 2007.
"El Corazón de España" (in Spanish). In Permanencia Cultural de España en Nueva Orleans. Edited by Nazar, et. al. New Orleans: Sociedad Española de Nueva Orleans, 2008.
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Autographs and personal dedications are available on request.