Research papers written by history graduate students who utilized the collection:

Benton, George. The Sherman-Thackara Family Papers & Epistolary Art of Ellie Sherman: Gender Distinctions in Addressing her Parents
Markellos, Nicholas. The Sherman Letters. A Window into a Father and Daughter Relationship in Nineteenth-Century America
Schenkelberg, Meagan.  Hidden Passions: An Example of Victorian Courtship through the Love Letters of Eleanor Sherman and Alexander Thackara