David E. Kyvig

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David E. Kyvig (1943/44– June 22, 2015)[1] was an American historian, and Distinguished Research Professor at Northern Illinois University.[2][3]


Kyvig graduated from Kalamazoo College cum laude, and from Northwestern University with a Ph.D. in 1971. He taught at Kalamazoo College, University of Tromsø, and University of Akron. He taught at Northern Illinois University.



  • David E. Kyvig, ed. (1976). FDR's America. Forum Press. ISBN 978-0-88273-201-5.
  • David E. Kyvig; Myron A. Marty (1978). Your Family History, A Handbook for Research and Writing. Harlan Davidson.
  • Repealing National Prohibition (1st ed.). Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. 1979. ISBN 0-226-46641-8.
  • David E. Kyvig; Myron A. Marty (1982). Nearby History: Exploring the Past Around You. Rowman & Littlefield. ISBN 978-0-7425-0271-0. (2nd ed., 2000)
  • David E. Kyvig, ed. (1985). Law, Alcohol, and Order. Greenwood Press. ISBN 978-0-313-24755-2. (Japanese ed., 1999)
  • David E. Kyvig, ed. (1990). "Foreign Relations of the Reagan Administration". Reagan and the world. ABC-CLIO. ISBN 978-0-275-93565-8.
  • Explicit and Authentic Acts: Amending the U.S. Constitution, 1776–1995. University Press of Kansas. 1996. ISBN 978-0-7006-0792-1.
  • Unintended Consequences of Constitutional Amendment. University of Georgia Press. 2000. ISBN 978-0-8203-2191-2.
  • Daily Life in the United States, 1920–1940. Greenwood Publishing Group. 2002. ISBN 978-0-313-29555-3.
  • Michael Les Benedict; John F. Winkler, eds. (2004). "Ohio and the Shaping of the U.S. Constitution". The history of Ohio law. Ohio University Press. ISBN 978-0-8214-1546-7.
  • "The Unintended Consequences of an Amendment to Ban Gay Marriage", History News Network, 7-12-04
  • "Past and Present: The Starr Report and Clinton Impeachment", US News and World Report, September 11, 2008


  1. ^ Dane Kennedy, "David Kyvig," American Historical Association, Washington, D.C., June 26, 2015. [1]
  2. ^ Ben Solis, "David Edward Kyvig, former Muskegon resident and prolific scholar, has died," Muskegon Live Online, Muskegon, MI, accessed at July 27, 2015 at 2:05 EDST. [2]
  3. ^ Organization of American Historians Staff, "David Kyvig," OAH bulletin, Bloomington, Indiana accessed at July 9, 2015.[3]

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