Augst, Thomas. The Clerk’s Tale: Young Men and Moral Life in Nineteenth-Century America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.
Bishop, J. Leander. “Lockwood’s Paper Collar Manufactory.” In A History of American Manufactures, from 1608 to 1860, vol. 3, 61–64. Philadelphia: E. Young, 1868.
Bjelopera, Jerome P. City of Clerks: Office and Sales Workers in Philadelphia, 1870–1920. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2005.
Bushman, Richard L. The Refinement of America: Persons, Houses, Cities. New York: Knopf, 1992.
Cockrell, Dale. Demons of Disorder: Early Blackface Minstrels and Their World. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Colle, Doriece. Collars, Stocks, Cravats: A History and Costume Dating Guide to Civilian Men’s Neckpieces, 1655–1900. Emmaus, Pa.: Rodale Press, 1972.
Cunnington, C. Willett, and Phillis Cunnington. The History of Underclothes. Rev. ed. Edited by A. D. Mansfield and Valerie Mansfield. London: Faber and Faber, 1981.
Gordon, Jennifer Farley, and Colleen Hill. Sustainable Fashion: Past, Present, and Future. New York: Bloomsbury, 2014.
Kibel, Jennifer Feingold. “Pulp Fashion: The History of Patented Paper Clothing.” M.A. thesis, Fashion Institute of Technology, 1998.
Kimmel, Michael. Manhood in America: A Cultural History. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.
“Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Paper Collars, Cuffs, &c.—How They are Made.” New York Times, 20 July 1866.
Lott, Eric. Love and Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.
Luskey, Brian P. On the Make: Clerks and the Quest for Capital in Nineteenth-Century America. New York: New York University Press, 2010.
Munsell, Joel. A Chronology of Paper and Paper-Making. 5th ed. Albany: J. Munsell, 1876.
Strasser, Susan. Never Done: A History of American Housework. New York: Holt, 1982.
Turbin, Carole. “Collars and Consumers: Changing Images of American Manliness and Business.” Enterprise and Society 1 (2000): 507–35.
Union Paper Collar Co. v. Van Dusen. 90 U.S. 530 (1874).
Zakim, Michael. “The Business Clerk as Social Revolutionary; or, a Labor History of the Nonproducing Classes.” Journal of the Early Republic 26 (2006): 563–603.
———. Ready-Made Democracy: A History of Men’s Dress in the American Republic, 1760–1860. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006.