Roy F. Nichols Biography

Roy F. Nichols (March 3, 1896–January 12, 1973) was professor of history emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania.


The disruption of American democracy. New York: Macmillan, 1948.

The genesis of the Marshall plan, by Roy F. Nichols. Nottingham: University of Nottingham, 1949.

Religion and American democracy, by Roy F. Nichols. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1959.

The stakes of power, 1845-1877. New York, Hill and Wang, 1961; Reprint, Rev. ed. New York: Hill and Wang, 1982.

The Democratic machine, 1850-1854. New York: AMS Press, 1967.

The invention of the American political parties, by Roy F. Nichols. New York: Macmillan, 1967.

A historian's progress, by Roy F. Nichols. 1st ed. New York: Knopf, 1968.

Federalism as a democratic process: essays, by Roscoe Pound, Charles H. McIlwain, Roy F. Nichols. Washington: Zenger Pub., 1978; 1942.

Advance agents of American destiny, by Roy F. Nichols. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1980; 1956.

Franklin Pierce: young hickory of the Granite Hills, by Roy Franklin Nichols. 2nd ed., completely rev. Norwalk, Conn.: Easton Press, 1988.