Scholar Tools


Howard Works – A regularly updated bibliographic website. Need to find where a specific Howard story was published? This is the place to go.

The Robert E. Howard Bookshelf – This magisterial effort by Rusty Burke is a near-complete listing of every book or author REH is known to have read or mentioned in his stories or correspondence. As such, it provides researchers with a wide range of sources to study for influence on Howard and his writings.

Secondary Sources – A bibliography of Howard criticism, biography, and other scholarly subjects. Some articles/essays are available for download; publication history, library holdings, and other information is also provided. This is a work in progress.

Historical Documents – Census reports, birth and death records, newspaper clippings, etc.

Obtaining Copies of REH Typescripts – Background information and sources for obtaining copies for scholarly use.

Robert E. Howard’s Automobiles – The search for Howard’s cars, license and registration information.

Robert E. Howard and the Movies – A listing of Howard’s movie choices while he was a high school student in Brownwood, Texas, from the fall of 1922 to Summer 1923.