Books from 1938 with US copyright not renewed



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PROBABLY IN U.S. PUBLIC DOMAIN

These are books by authors I believe to be US citizens, books by non-US citizens that I believe to have been first published or simultaneously (ie, within 30 days) published in the US, and books I believe to have been published in the US by foreign authors whose period of copyright in their native country had expired by 1996 Jan 1.

George (Bancroft) ABBE {US} [M: 1911 Jan 28 - 1989 Mar 15]
	Voices In The Square [f|{38:E}1938]

Edwin Milton ABBOTT {US} [M: 1877 Jun 4 - 1940 Nov 8]
	The Law And Religion [n|{38:E}1938]

Eustace (Lane) ADAMS {US} [M: 1891 Jul 12 - ?]
	Murder In The Hurricane [f|{38:E}1938]

Prof, Henry Welch ADAMS {US} [M: 1898 Apr 2 - 1973 Oct]
	Organization, Logic And Style [n|{38:E}1938]
	Exercise To Be Used With Organization (w ?) [n|{38:E}1938]

Ettie Aurelia ADKINS {US} [F: ? - ?]
	One Texas Old Maid [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Hardie ALBRECHT (ps: Hardie ALBRIGHT) {US} [M: 1903 Dec 16 - 1975 Dec 7]
	All The Living [{38:E}1938]

Elizabeth Randolph ALLAN, nee PRESTON {US} [F: 1848 - ?]
	A March Past [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Warder Clyde ALLEE {US} [M: 1885 Jun 5 - 1955 Mar 18]
	The Social Life Of Animals [n|{38:E}1938]

Judge, Florence Ellinwood ALLEN {US} [F: 1884 Mar 23 - 1966 Sep 12]
	This Constitution Of Ours [n|{38:E}1938]

Frank Worthington ALLEN {US} [M: 1903 Sep 3 (or 7) - 1964 Apr 5]
	Fundamentals Of Biochemistry (w Carl L A SCHMIDT) [n|{38:E}1938]

Frederick Lewis ALLEN {US} [M: 1890 Jul 5 - 1954 Feb 13]
	In A Time Of Apprehension [n|{38:E}1938]

Harold Lattimore ALLING {US} [M: 1888 Feb 7 - 1960 Jul 27]
	An Orientation In Science (w others) [n|{38:E}1938]

John Cecil ALTER {US} [M: 1879 Mar 31 - 1964 May 20]
	Early Utah Journalism [n|{38:E:US}1938]

Prof, Richard Daniel ALTICK {US} [M: 1915 Sep 19 - 2008 Feb 7]
	Professor Koeppen:...A Danish Scholar... (w H M J KLEIN) [n|{38:E}1938]

Archibald Watson ANDERSON {US} [M: 1905 Sep 21 - 1965 Jul 1]
	Local School Units Organization... (w H F ALVES & J G FOWLKES) [n|{38:E}1938]

Prof, James Rowland ANGELL {US} [M: 1869 May 8 - 1949 Mar 4 (or 3)]
	The Higher Patriotism [n|{38:E}1938]

Victor Stradley ARMBRISTER {US} [M: 1902 Nov 8 - 1962 Oct 6]
	The Origins And Functions Of Subplots In Elizabethan Drama [n|{38:E}1938]

Margaret Neilson ARMSTRONG {US} [F: 1867 Sep 24 - 1944 Jul 18]
	Fanny Kemble: A Passionate Victorian [b|{38:E}1938]

Herbert ASBURY {US} [M: 1889 (or 1891) Sep 1 - 1963 (wrongly 1961) Feb 24]
	Sucker's Progress [{38:E}1938]

Florence (Hasseltine) (nee)Carroll ATWATER {US} [F: 1896 Sep 13 - 1979 Aug 23]
	Mr Popper's Penguins (w Richard ATWATER) [{38:E}1938]

Richard (Tupper) ATWATER, ne Frederick Mund ATWATER {US} [M: 1892 Dec 29 - 1948 Aug 21]
	Mr Popper's Penguins (w Florence ATWATER) [{38:E}1938]

Ruby Mildred AYRES, Mrs POCOCK {UK} [F: 1883 Jan 28 - 1955 Nov 14]
	And Still They Dream [f|{38:E:US}1938]

Carolyn Sherwin BAILEY, Mrs HILL {US} [F: 1875 Oct 25 - 1961 Dec 23]
	From Moccasins To Wings [f|{38:E}1938]

(Irene) Temple BAILEY {US} [F: c1885 - 1953 Jul 6]
	Tomorrow's Promise [f|{38:E}1938]

Larry(=Laurence Brevoort) BARRETTO {US} [M: 1890 May 30 - 1971 Dec 30]
	Hawaiian Holiday (w Bryant COOPER) [f|{38:E}1938]

Roy Prentice BASLER {US} [M: 1906 Nov 19 - 1989 Oct 25]
	Abraham Lincoln's Democracy [n|{38:E}1938]

Prof, Edna May BAXTER {US} [F: 1890 Jun 30 - 1985 Oct]
	Children And The Changing World [n|{38:E}1938]

Charles Richard BEELER (ps: Caddo CAMERON) {US} [M: 1888 Sep 23 - 1961]
	At The End Of A Texas Rope [f|{38:E}1938]

Robert Leslie BELLEM {US} [M: 1902 Jul 19 - 1968 Apr 1]
	Blue Murder [f|{38:E}1938]

Herman Hoffman BIRNEY {US} [M: 1891 Apr 1 - 1958]
	Mountain Chief: An Indian Legend For Children [{38:E:US}1938]

Prof, Hugh BLACK {UK/US} [M: 1868 Mar 26 - 1953 Apr 6]
	Christ Or Caesar [n|{38:E}1938]

Jennie BLACK, nee PRINCE {US} [F: ? - ?]
	I Remember [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Prof, Lee BONAR {US} [M: 1891 Aug 26 - 1977 Mar 1]
	Laboratory Guide For A Course In General Botany (w HOLMAN & ROUSH) [n|{25:E}1925/?/{34:E}1934/{38:E}1938]

Prof, Otto Ferdinand BOND {US} [M: 1885 Nov 3 - 1980 Feb]
	En Route! [n|{38:E}1938]

Prof, Gladys Louise BORCHERS {US} [F: 1891 Jul 4 - 1988 Aug 12]
	Senior English Activities (w others) [n|{38:E}1938]

Joseph BORKIN {US} [M: 1911 Nov 12 - 1979 Jul 5]
	Television: A Struggle For Power (w Frank C WALDROP) [n|{38:E}1938]

Madeline BRANDEIS, nee FRANK {US} [F: 1897 Dec 18 - 1937 Jun 28]
	Little Erik Of Sweden [f|{38:E}1938]

Nicholas Richard BREWER {US} [M: 1857 Jun 11 - 1949 Feb 15]
L	Trails Of A Paintbrush [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Albert BRITT {US} [M: 1874 Nov 26 - 1969 Feb 18]
	Great Indian Chiefs [n|{38:E}1938]

Philip Stephens BROUGHTON {US} [M: 1904 Jun 24 - 1986 Feb 18]
	Behind The Syphilis Campaign [n|{38:E}1938]

Earl (Russell) BROWDER {US} [M: 1891 May 20 - 1973 Jun 27]
	Attitude Of The Communist Party On The Subject Of Public Order [n|{38:E}1938]
	Concerted Action Or Isolation: Which Is The Road To Peace? [n|{38:E}1938]
	The Democratic Front For Jobs, Security, Democracy And Peace [n|{38:E}1938]
	A Message To Catholics [n|{38:E}1938]
	The Nazi Pogrom: An Outcome Of The Munich Betrayal [n|{38:E}1938]
	Next Steps To Win The War In Spain (w Bill LAWRENCE) [n|{38:E}1938]
	Social And National Security [n|{38:E}1938]
	Traitors In American History: Lessons Of The Moscow Trials [n|{38:E}1938]

Sara Cone BRYANT, Mrs BORST {US} [F: 1873 - ?]
	Epimonidas And His Auntie [{38:E}1938]

Frank Nathan Daniel BUCHMAN {US} [M: 1878 Jun 4 - 1961 Aug 7]
	Moral Rearmament [n|{38:E}1938]

(Frank) Gelett BURGESS {US} [M: 1866 Jan 30 - 1951 Sep 18 (or 17)]
	Short Words Are Words Of Might [{38:E}1938]

Prof, Millar BURROWS {US} [M: 1889 Oct 26 - 1980 Apr 29]
	Basis Of Israelite Marriage [n|{38:E}1938]

Katharine BURT, nee NEWLIN {US} [F: 1882 Sep 6 - 1977 Jun]
	The Men Of Moon Mountain [f|{38:E:UK}1930]
	Safe Road (aka: A Very Tender Love) [f|{38:E:US}1938]

Prof, Franz (Julius) BUSCHKE {US} [M: 1902 Aug 24 - 1983 Jun 2]
	Cancer, Its Diagnosis And Treatment (w Max CUTLER) [n|{38:E}1938]

Isabel (nee)Coston BYRUM {US} [F: 1870 May 4 - 1938 Aug 25]
	Tread Of Years [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Edna CAMPAIGNE, nee FOOTE {US} [F: 1888 - ?]
	I'm Fifty... [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Prof, Lily Bess CAMPBELL {US} [F: 1883 Jun 20 - 1967 Feb 15 (wrongly 18)]
	The Mirror For Magistrates (ed) [2v|{38:E}1938]

Judge, Benjamin Nathan CARDOZO {US} [M: 1870 May 24 - 1938 Jul 9]
	Law Is Justice [n|{38:E}1938]

John Charles CARROLL {US} [M: 1885 - 1939]
	Armour And His Times (w Harper LEECH) [b|{38:E}1938]

George Agnew CHAMBERLAIN {US} [M: 1879 (or 1878) Mar 15 - 1966 Mar]
	In Defense Of Mrs Maxon [{38:E}1938]

Robert William CHAMBERS {US} [M: 1865 May 26 - 1933 Dec 16]
	Smoke Of Battle [f|{38:E}1938]

Katherine Garrison CHAPIN, Mrs BIDDLE {US} [F: 1890 Sep 4 (or Apr 9) - 1977 Dec 30]
	Lament For The Stolen [{38:E}1938]

William Hugh CHISHOLM {US} [M: 1894 - ?]
	Vivid Experiences In Korea [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Elmer Talmage CLARK {US} [M: 1886 Sep 9 - 1966 Aug]
	What Happened At Aldersgate (w ?) [n|{38:E}1938]

Hubert Lyman CLARK {US} [M: 1870 Jan 9 - 1947 Jul 31]
	Echinoderms From Australia [n|{38:E}1938]

Sydney Aylmer CLARK {US} [M: 1890 Aug 18 - 1975 Apr 20]
	Finland On $50 [n|{38:E}1938]

Sarah CLARKE, nee SUMMERS {US} [F: 1844 - ?]
	Then We Came To California... (w Ralph LeRoy MILLIKEN) [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Katharine CLEMENS, nee BOLAND {US} [F: ? - ?]
	Gardens And Books [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Edward Hope COFFEY, Jr (ps: Edward HOPE) {US} [M: 1896 - 1958]
	Ask Me No Questions [{38:E}1938]

Prof, Robert Peter Tristram COFFIN {US} [M: 1892 Mar 18 - 1955 Jan 20]
	New Poetry Of New England: Frost & Robinson [e|{38:E}1938]

Prof, Jessie Vee COLES {US} [F: 1894 Jun 28 - 1976 Feb 17]
	The Consumer Buyer And The Market [n|{38:E}1938]

James Bryant CONANT {US} [M: 1893 Mar 26 - 1978 Feb 11]
	Academical Patronage And Superintendence [n|{38:E}1938]

G W CURRAN {US} [M: 1886 - ?]
	My Conversion [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Lorenzo D DAVIDSON {US} [M: 1856 - ?]
	Down Through Eighty Years [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Dorothy DAY {US} [F: 1897 (wrongly 1899) Nov 8 - 1980 Nov 29]
&	From Union Square To Rome [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Alden O DEMING {US} [M: ? - ?]
	Manabozho: The Indian's Story Of Hiawatha [f|{38:E}1938]

Therese (nee)Osterheld DEMING {US} [F: 1874 - ?]
	Indians Of The Wigwams: A Story Of Indian Life [f|{38:E}1938]
	Cosel With Geronimo On His Last Raid: The Story Of An Indian Boy [f|{38:E}1938]

August (William) DERLETH {US} [M: 1909 Feb 24 - 1971 Jul 4]
	Any Day Now [s|{38:E}1938]

Prof, Watson DICKERMAN {US} [M: 1906 Jan 28 - 1984 Aug 6]
	Outposts Of The Public School [n|{38:E}1938]

Leonard Eugene DICKSON {US} [M: 1874 Jan 22 - 1954 Jan 17]
	Algebras And Their Arithmetics [n|{23:E}23/{38:E}1938]
	Theory And Applications Of Finite Groups (w BLICHFELDT & MILLER) [n|{38:E}1938]

Rev, Gaines Stanley DOBBINS {US} [M: 1886 Jul 29 - 1978 Sep 22]
	A Winning Witness [n|{38:E}1938]

Rev, Eugene Dinsmore DOLLOFF {US} [M: 1890 May 10 - 1972 Jul (or Jun) 9]
	Maturing In The Ministry [n|{38:E}1938]

Janis DOREDS (ps: John DORED) {US?} [M: 1881 - 1954]
	I Shoot The World [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Emma (nee)Stoner DOUGLAS {US} [F: c1863 - ?]
	My Life And I [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Davis DRESSER {US} [M: 1904 Jul 31 - 1977 Feb 4]
	Satan Rules The Night (ps: Anthony SCOTT) [f|{38:E:US}1938]
	Temptation (ps: Anthony SCOTT) [f|{38:E:US}1938]
	Green Path To The Moon (ps: Kathryn CULVER) [f|{38:E:US}1938]
	Once To Every Woman (ps: Kathryn CULVER) [f|{38:E:US}1938]

(Flora) Kunigunde DUNCAN, Mrs ISELY {US} [F: 1886 Aug 29 - 1971 Nov 15]
	Blue Star (w Corabelle FELLOWS) [b|{38:E:US}1938]

Ruth Elizabeth ECKERT {US} [F: 1905 - ?]
	When Youth Leave School (w Thomas Oliver MARSHALL) [n|{38:E}1938]

Alexander EVSTIFEEF {US} [M: ? - ?]
	The Traitor [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Prof, Harold Underwood FAULKNER {US} [M: 1890 Feb 25 - 1968 Jun 17]
	A Short History Of The American People [n|{38:E}1938]

Mayor, John Carey FEAR {US} [M: 1855 - 1937 Nov 24]
	Recollections Of A Country Doctor [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Kenneth (F) FEARING {US} [M: 1902 - 1961 Jun]
	Dead Reckoning: A Book Of Poetry [p|{38:E}1938]

Corabelle FELLOWS {US} [F: c1861 - ?]
	Blue Star (w Kunigunde DUNCAN) [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Rev, Gaston FOOTE {US} [M: 1902 Sep 6 - 1989 Feb 25]
	Just Plain Bread... [{38:E}1938]

Frank FOWLER (ps: Borden CHASE) {US} [M: 1900 Jan 11 - 1971 Mar 8]
	Sandhog [f|{38:E:US}1938]

Harry FRAZIER {US} [M: 1868 - 1937]
	Recollections [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Chauncey Del FRENCH {US} [M: 1890 Oct 16 - 1967 Nov]
	Railroadman [a|{38:E}1938]

Max Mark FROCHT {US} [M: 1894 Jun 3 - 1974 Jul]
	Strength Of Materials: A First Course (w Norman C RIGGS) [n|{38:E}1938]

Judge, John Romberg FUCHS {US} [M: 1886 Apr 28 - 1968 Jul 13]
	A Husband's Tribute To His Wife [Patty Wenmohs Fuchs] [b|{38:E}1938]

Frederick Lincoln FULLER {US} [M: 1861 - ?]
	My Half Century As An Inventor [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Prof, Charles Josiah GALPIN {US} [M: 1864 - ?]
	My Drift Into Rural Sociology [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Eugene Delos GARDNER {US} [M: 1885 Mar 31 - 1978 Jan 2]
	Copper Mining In North America [n|{38:E}1938]

Howard Roger GARIS {US} [M: 1873 Apr 25 - 1962 Nov 6]
	Teddy And The Mystery Parrot [f|{38:E}1938]
	The Curlytops Snowed In; Or, Grand Fun With Skates And Sleds [f|{38:E}1938]
	Buddy At Lost River [f|{38:E}1938]

Theodor Seuss GEISEL {US} [M: 1904 Mar 2 - 1991 Sep 24]
	The Five Hundred Hats Of Bartholomew Cubbins (ps: Dr SEUSS) [f|{38:E}1938]

Alexander GLASS {US} [M: 1850 - ?]
	Sixty-Five Years Of Iron And Steel In Wheeling (w R L PLUMMER) [a|{38:E}c1938]

Hyman Elias GOLDSTEIN (ps: Horace GOLDIN) {US/UK} [M: 1873 Dec 17 - 1939 Aug (wrongly Apr) 22]
	Horace Goldin's Secrets Of Magic [n|{38:E}1938]

Charles LeRoy GOODELL {US} [M: 1854 - 1937]
	My Ministry [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Ross Aiken GORTNER (Sr) {US} [M: 1885 Mar 20 - 1942 Sep 30]
	Outlines Of Biochemistry [n|{29:E}1929/{38:E}1938]

Elihu GRANT {US} [M: 1873 Jul 12 - 1942 Nov 2]
	Palestine Today [n|{38:E}1938]

Jackson GREGORY {US} [M: 1882 Mar 12 - 1943 Jun 12]
	Marshal Of Sundown [f|{38:E:SIM?}1938]
	Mysterious Rancho [f|{38:E:US}1938]
	Powder Smoke On The Wandering River (UK: Powder Smoke) [f|{38:E:SIM?}1938]

John Jacob HAAS {US} [M: 1853 - ?]
	Along The Way (ed G C HASS) [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Berta HADER, nee HOERNER {US} [F: 1890 Aug 1 - 1976 Feb]
	Cricket: The Story Of A Little Circus Pony (w Elmer HADER) [{38:E}1938]

Elmer (Stanley) HADER {US} [M: 1889 Sep 7 - 1973 Sep]
	Cricket: The Story Of A Little Circus Pony (w Berta HADER) [{38:E}1938]

Mary Ann HAFEN, nee STUCKI {US} [F: 1854 - ?]
	Recollections Of A Handcart Pioneer... [a|{38:E:US}1938]

William Christopher HANDY {US} [M: 1873 Nov 16 - 1958 Mar 28]
	W C Handy's Collection Of Negro Spirituals [n|{38:E}1938]

Prof, Cyril (Beverly) HARRIS {CA} [M: 1891 May 5 - 1968 Aug]
	Trumpets At Dawn [f|{38:E:US}1938]

Elizabeth HAWES {US} [F: 1903 - ?]
	Fashion Is Spinach [a|{38:E}1938]

Dorothea (nee)Hoaglin HAYDEN {US} [F: 1862 Jun 14 - 1940 Sep 2]
	These Pioneers [a|{38:E}1938]

Fletcher HODGES, Jr {US} [M: 1906 Aug 6 - 2006 Mar 13]
	A Pittsburgh Composer And His Memorial [n|{38:E}1938]

Prof, Harry HOIJER {US} [M: 1904 Sep 6 - 1976 Mar 4]
u	Chiricahua And Mescalero Apache Texts (ed) [{38:E:US}1938]

David Eugene HOLMES {US} [M: 1858 - ?]
	From Cradle To Commencement... [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Paul HORGAN {US} [M: 1903 Aug 1 - 1995 Mar 8]
	The Habit Of Empire [n|{38:E:SIM?}1938]

Martha Luella HOSTETLER, nee DOGGETT {US} [F: 1856 - ?]
	Sketches Here And There Along The Way From The Year 1856 [a|{38:E:US}1938]

George Barron HUBBARD {US} [M: 1884 Nov 18 - 1958 Jul 6]
	The Two-Gun Quaker (ps: Amos MOORE) [f|{38:E:US}1938]
	Border Justice (ps: Amos MOORE) [f|{38:E:US}1938]

Dan de Lara HUGHES {US} [M: ? - ?]
	South From Tombstone: A Life Story... [a|{38:E}1938]

Frazier HUNT, aka 'Spike' HUNT {US} [M: 1885 Dec 1 - 1967 Dec 24]
	One American And His Attempt At Education [a|{38:E}1938]

Addie (D) (nee)Waites HUNTON {US} [F: 1875 (or 1866) Jun 11 - 1943 Jun 21]
	William Alphaeus Hunton: A Pioneer Prophet Of Young Men [b|{38:E}1938]

Jere(=Jeremiah) Chamberlain HUTCHINS {US} [F: 1851 (or 1853) Oct 13 - 1943 Feb 24]
	Jere C Hutchins: A Personal Story [a|{38:E}1938]

John Jay IDE {US} [M: 1891 - 1962]
	The Portraits Of John Jay (1745-1829) First Chief Justice... [b|{38:E}1938]

Andrew Martin ISRAELSON {US} [M: 1857 - ?]
	Utah Pioneering... [n|{38:E:US}1938]

Walter Mahan JACKSON {US} [M: 1898 - 1956]
	History Of Alabama For Junior High Schools [n|{38:E}1938]

Helen Hull JACOBS {US} [F: 1908 Aug 6 - 1997 Jun 2]
	Barry Cort (ps: H Braxton HULL) [f|{38:E}1938]

Winton Lee JAMES {US} [M: 1858 - ?]
	Frontier And Pioneer Recollections..San Antonio And West Texas [a|{38:E:US}1938]

(Margaret) Storm JAMESON, 1:Mrs CLARK, 2:Mrs CHAPMAN {UK} [F: 1891 Jan 8 - 1986 Sep 30]
	The Novel In Contemporary Life [n|{38:E:US}1938]

Archie (Lynn) JOSCELYN {US} [M: 1899 Jul 25 - 1986 Feb]
	Maverick Malloy (ps: Lynn WESTLAND) [f|{38:E}1938]
	The Week-End Murders (ps: A A ARCHER) [f|{38:E:US}1938]
	The Range Of No Return (ps: Lynn WESTLAND) [f|{38:E}1938]
	Hoot Owl Canyon [f|{38:E:US}1938]
	Cottonwood Canyon [f|{38:E:US}1938]

Foxhall (Parker) KEENE {US} [M: 1867 Dec 18 - 1941 Sep 25]
	Full Tilt: The Sporting Memoirs Of... (w Alden HATCH) [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Philip L KETCHUM {US} [M: 1902 Oct 19 - 1969 Dec 13]
	Death At Dusk (aka: Kill At Dusk) [f|{38:E:US}1938]

Charles Daly KING {US} [M: 1895 - 1963]
	Arrogant Alibi [f|{38:E}1938]

Edith Eudora KOHL {US} [F: 1884 - ?]
24352	Land Of The Burnt Thigh [n|{38:E}1938]

Carroll Burton LARRABEE {US} [M: 1896 Jun 21 - 1983 Jun]
	Training And Paying Salesmen (w R F LOVETT & J M MCKIBBIN, Jr) [n|{38:E}1938]

Josephine LAWRENCE, Mrs PLATZ {US} [F: 1889 Mar 12 - 1978 Feb 22]
	Bow Down To Wood And Stone [f|{38:E}1938]

Chauncey Depew LEAKE {US} [M: 1896 Sep 5 - 1978 Jan 10 or 11]
	Prolegomenon To Current Pharmacology [n|{38:E}1938]

Prof, Edwin Augustus LEE {US} [M: 1888 Aug 9 - 1966 May 13]
	Objectives And Problems Of Vocational Education (ed) [e|{28:E}1928/{38:E}1938]

William Robinson LEIGH {US} [M: 1866 Sep 23 - 1955 Mar 11]
	Frontiers Of Enchantment: An Artist's Adventures In Africa [{38:E:US}1938]

Martin LEINWEBER {US} [M: ? - ?]
	One Man's Life [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Charles Kenneth LEITH {US} [M: 1875 - 1956]
	Mineral Valuations Of The Future [n|{38:E}1938]

Oscar LEWIS {US} [M: 1893 May 5 - 1992 Jul 11]
	Lola Montez: The Mid-Victorian Bad Girl In California [b|{38:E}1938]

Willie (nee)Newbury LEWIS {US} [F: 1891 Oct 28 - 1985 May 15]
	Between Sun And Sod: An Informal History Of The Texas Panhandle [n|{38:E}1938]

Prof, Paul Myron Anthony LINEBARGER, Jr {US} [M: 1913 Jul 11 - 1966 Aug 6]
*	Government In Republican China [n|{38:E}1938]

Matthew LUCKIESH {US} [M: 1883 (wrongly 1889) Sep 14 - 1967 Nov 2]
	Color And Colors [n|{38:E}1938]

William Napier MACARTNEY {US} [M: 1862 Feb 25 - 1940 Jun 13]
	Fifty Years A Country Doctor [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Prof, Thomas Raymond McCONNELL {US} [M: 1901 May 25 - 1989 Jan 16]
	Psychology In Everyday Living (w others) [n|{38:E:US?}1938]

John Irvin Beggs McCULLOCH {US} [M: 1908 Nov 8 - 1983 Aug 15]
	Drums In The Balkan Night [n|{38:E}1938]

Prof, Thomas Clair McFARLAND {US} [M: 1893 Jul 19 - 1954 Sep 16]
	Direct Current Machinery [n|{38:E}1938]

Prof, Malcolm Shaw MacLEAN (Sr), aka Max MacLEAN {US} [M: 1894 (wrongly 1893) Jan 4 - 1977 May 31]
	Scholars, Workers, And Gentlemen [n|{38:E}1938]

Ida (Geneva Miller) McPHERREN {US} [F: 1886 - ?]
	Trail's End [{38:E:US}1938]

David MANNES {US} [M: 1866 Feb 16 - 1959 Apr 25]
	Music Is My Faith... [a|{38:E}1938]

Thomas Oliver MARSHALL {US} [M: 1907 - ?]
	When Youth Leave School (w Ruth E ECKERT) [n|{38:E}1938]

James Hudson MAURER {US} [M: 1864 - ?]
	It Can Be Done... [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Theodore MAYNARD {US} [M: 1890 - ?]
	The World I Saw [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Wightman Fletcher MELTON, Mrs KELLY {US} [F: 1867 Sep 26 - 1944]
	Frank Lebby Stanton: Georgia's First Poet Laureate (ed) [{38:E}1938]

Mary Esther MILLER, nee MULFORD {US} [F: 1849 - ?]
	An East Hampton Childhood [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Ralph LeRoy MILLIKEN {US} [M: ? - ?]
	Then We Came To California... (w Sarah CLARKE) [b|{38:E:US}1938]

Edwin Valentine MITCHELL {US} [M: 1890 Apr 24 - 1960 Nov 6]
	The American village [n|{38:E}1938]

Rutherford (George) MONTGOMERY {US} [M: 1894 Apr 12 - 1985 Jul 3]
	High Country [{38:E:US}1938]

John Paul MORRIS {US} [M: 1900 - ?]
	Hazards In The Radium And Mesothorium Refining...Missouri [n|{38:E}1938]

Marmaduke Beckwith MORTON {US} [M: 1859 Aug 6 - 1943 Apr 18]
	Kentuckians Are Different [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Prof, Paul Homer NESBITT {US} [M: 1904 Aug 15 (or 14) - 1985 Jan]
	Starkweather Ruin [{38:E}1938]

K NEUTSON {US} [M: 1851 - ?]
	Memoirs Of A Pioneer [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Prof, (Joseph) Allan NEVINS {US} [M: 1890 (wrongly 1891) May 20 - 1971 Mar 5]
	The Gateway To History [n|{38:E}1938/?/{62:R:H}1962]

Ira Alfred NICHOLS {US} [M: 1869 - ?]
	Forty Years Of Rural Journalism In Iowa [a|{38:E:US}1938]

George NORBECK {US} [M: 1882 - 1938]
	The Norbecks Of South Dakota (w Peter NORBECK) [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Peter NORBECK {US} [M: 1870 - 1936]
	The Norbecks Of South Dakota (w George NORBECK) [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Alice Mary NORTON {US} [F: 1912 Feb 17 - 2005 Mar 17 (or 18)]
18817	Ralestone Luck (ps: Andre NORTON) [f|{38:E}1938]

Hal Lee NORWOOD {US} [M: 1871 - ?]
	'Just A Book...' [a|{38:E:US}1938]

George Washington OGDEN {US} [M: 1871 Dec 9 - 1966 Mar 31]
	Windy Range [f|{38:E}1938]

Simeon OLIVER {US?} [M: 1903 - ?]
	Full Tilt (w Foxhall KEENE) (ps: Alden HATCH) [b|{38:E:US}1938]

Martha OSTENSO, Mrs DURKIN {NO/CA?/US?} [F: 1900 Sep 17 - 1963 Nov 24 (or 29)]
	The Mandrake Root [f|{38:E:US}1938]

Madalena PALTENGHI, 1:Mrs RUCHSTUHL, 2:Mrs ANDERSON {US} [F: 1896 (wrongly 1898 or 1899) Nov 20 (wrongly Jun 6) - ?]
	Honey On A Raft [f|{38:E}1938]

Bertha Morris PARKER {US} [F: 1890 Feb 7 - 1980 Nov 14]
	Around The Year [n|{38:E}1938]
	Bird Puzzles [n|{38:E}1938]
	Playtime [n|{38:E}1938]

(Pierre Stephen) Robert PAYNE {UK/US} [M: 1911 Dec 4 - 1983 Feb 18]
	The Mountain And The Stars (ps: Valentin TIKHONOV) [f|{38:E}1938]
	The War In The Marshes (ps: Robert YOUNG) [f|{38:E}1938]
	A Young Man Looks At Europe (ps: Robert YOUNG) [{38:E}1938]

Henry Littleton PITZER {US} [M: 1834 - 1903]
	Three Frontiers... [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Henry PLEASANTS, Jr {US} [M: 1884 May 23 - 1963 Feb 7]
	The Tragedy Of The Crater [{38:E}1938]

Robert L PLUMMER {US} [M: ? - ?]
	Sixty-Five Years Of Iron And Steel In Wheeling (w A GLASS) [a|{38:E}c1938]

Prof, Walter Brownlow POSEY {US} [M: 1900 Oct 22 - 1988 Aug 10]
	Alabama In The 1830s As Recorded By British Travellers (ed) [e|{38:E}1938]

Rev, Adam Clayton POWELL, Jr {US} [M: 1908 Nov 29 - 1972 Apr 4]
	Against The Tide... [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Francis Fountain POWERS {US} [M: 1901 Sep 12 - 1989 Apr 6]
	Psychology In Everyday Living (w others) [{38:E:US?}1938]

Frederic PROKOSCH {US} [M: 1908 (or 1906) May 17 - 1989 Jun 6 (or 2)]
	The Carnival [p|{38:E}1938]

Milton (Morris) PROPPER {US} [M: 1906 - 1962]
	The Case Of The Cheating Bride [f|{38:E}1938]

Eva Brunson PUREFOY, nee ? {US} [F: 1892 Apr 7 - 1975 Oct 17]
	Purefoy Hotel Cookbook [n|{38:E}1938]

Virginia (Anne) RATH {US} [F: 1905 - 1950]
	The Dark Cavalier [f|{38:E}1938]

Moses RATNER {US} [M: 1895 - ?]
	Theory And Criticism Of The Novel In France From L'Astree... [n|{38:E}1938]

Bp, Henry Bond RESTARICK {UK/US?} [M: 1854 - 1933]
	My Personal Recollections [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Laura Elizabeth RICHARDS, nee HOWE {US} [F: 1850 Feb 27 - 1943 Jan 14]
	I Have A Song To Sing You [p|{38:E}1938]

Bertha RICKETTS, Mrs SUMNER (ps: Cid Ricketts SUMNER) {US} [F: 1890 Sep 7 - 1970 Oct 15]
	Ann Singleton [f|{38:E}1938]

Janet RIESENFELD, Mrs ALCORIZA, aka Raquel ROJAS {AT/MX?} [F: 1918 Jan 4 - 1998 Nov 12]
	Dancer In Madrid [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Norman Colman RIGGS {US} [M: 1870 Nov 1 - 1942 Jul 18]
	Strength Of Materials: A First Course (w Max M FROCHT) [n|{38:E}1938]

Nils Nilsen RØNNING {NO/US?} [M: 1870 - ?]
L	Fifty Years In America [a|{38:E:US}1938]

James Lyon RUBEL {US} [M: 1894 Jul 8 - 1960 Mar 10]
	King Of The Mesa (ps: Timothy HAYES) [f|{38:E:US}1938]
	The Medico On The Trail [f|{38:E:US}1938]

John RUSSELL {US} [M: 1904 - ?]
	A Conventional Outline Of Modern X-Ray Technic [n|{38:E:US}1938]

Lena (Celestia) SADLER, nee KELLOGG {US} [F: 1875 Jun 9 - 1939 Aug 8]
	Cause And Cure Of Headaches, Backaches... (w W S SADLER) [n|{38:E}1938]
	Diet And Food Values With Key To Weight Control (w W S SADLER) [n|{38:E}1938]

William Samuel SADLER (Sr) {US} [M: 1875 Jun 24 - 1969 Apr 26]
	Cause And Cure Of Headaches, Backaches... (w L K SADLER) [n|{38:E}1938]
	Diet And Food Values With Key To Weight Control (w L K SADLER) [n|{38:E}1938]

Margaret (Louise) SANGER, nee HIGGINS, 2:Mrs SLEE {US} [F: 1883 Sep 14 - 1966 Sep 6]
	Margaret Sanger [a|{38:E}1938]

Rev, Louis SANJEK {US} [M: ? - ?]
	In Silence [a|{38:E}1938]

Matilda SATTERFIELD, nee MARTIN {US} [F: ? - ?]
	Glad Did I Live [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Prof, William Sherman SAVAGE {US} [M: 1890 Mar 7 - 1980 May 23]
	The History Of Lincoln University [n|{38:E}1938]

Lyle (Chambers) SAXON {US} [M: 1891 Sep 4 - 1946 Apr 9]
	New Orleans City Guide (ed) [n|{38:E}1938]

Nathan(=Nathaniel) SCHACHNER {US} [M: 1895 Jan 16 - 1955 Oct 2]
	The Medieval Universities [n|{38:E}1938]

Oscar SCHISGALL {US} [M: 1901 Feb 23 - 1984 May 20]
	The Miracle At Gopher Creek [{38:E}1938]

Prof, Carl Louis August SCHMIDT {US} [M: 1885 Mar 7 - 1946 Feb 23]
	Fundamentals Of Biochemistry (w Frank W ALLEN) [n|{38:E}1938]

George (Henry) SELDES {US} [M: 1890 Nov 16 - 1995 Jul 2]
	You Can't Do That [n|{38:E}1938]

Gilbert (Vivian) SELDES {US} [M: 1893 Jan 3 - 1970 Sep 29]
	Your Money And Your Life: A Manual For 'The Middle Classes' [n|{38:E}1938]

Samuel SHELLABARGER {US} [M: 1888 May 18 - 1954 Mar 20]
	Blind Man's Night (ps: John ESTEVEN) [f|{38:E}1938]

Natalie SHIPMAN, Mrs WORCESTER {US} [F: c1900 - ?]
	Spring Is A Woman [{38:E}1938]

Prof, Charles Edward SKINNER {US} [M: 1891 Apr 24 - 1983 Dec]
	Psychology In Everyday Living (w others) [n|{38:E:US?}1938]

Prof, (Charles) Wilbert SNOW {US} [M: 1884 Apr 6 - 1977 Sep]
	Before The Wind [p|{38:E}1938]

Ingeborg SPONLAND {NO/US?} [F: 1860 - ?]
	My Reasonable Service [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Arthur H STARNES {US} [M: ? - ?]
	Aerial Maniac: My Experience As A Wing Walker... [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Paul STARRET {US} [M: 1866 - ?]
	Changing The Skyline... [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Prof, Wallace (Earle) STEGNER {US} [M: 1909 Feb 18 - 1993 Apr 13]
	The Potter's House [f|{38:E:US}1938]

Emma (nee)Gelders STERNE {US} [F: 1884 or 1894 May 13 - 1971 Aug 29]
	European Summer [{38:E}1938]

Harlan True STETSON {US} [M: 1885 - 1964 Sep 10]
	Sunspots And Their Effects [n|{38:E}1938]

Jane Agnes STEWART {US} [F: 1860 - ?]
	I Have Recalled [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Phoebe Atwood TAYLOR {US} [F: 1909 May 18 - 1976 Jan]
	Murder At The New York World's Fair (ps: Freeman DANA) [f|{38:E}1938]

Prof, Thomas Ulvan TAYLOR {US} [M: 1858 Jan 2 - 1941 May 28]
	Fifty Years On Forty Acres [a|{38:E}1938]

Lewis Edwin THEISS {US} [M: 1878 Sep 29 - 1963 May 22]
	A Journey Through Pennsylvania Farmlands [{38:E}1938]

Ruth Plumly THOMPSON {US} [F: 1891 Jul 27 - 1976 Apr 6]
&	The Silver Princess In Oz [f|{38:E}1938]

Eunice (Strong) TIETJENS, nee HAMMOND, 2:Mrs HEAD {US} [F: 1884 Jul 29 - 1944 Sep 6]
	The World At My Shoulder [a|{38:E}1938]

Lewis Hanford TIFFANY {US} [M: 1894 Jul 29 - 1965 Mar 13]
	Algae: The Grass Of Many Waters [n|{38:E}1938/{58:E}1958]

William Tatem TILDEN, II, aka 'Big Bull' {US} [M: 1893 Feb 10 - 1953 Jun 5 (or 6)]
	Aces, Places And Faults [a|{38:E}1938]

Dorothy (nee?)Stockbridge TILLETT (ps: John Stephen STRANGE) {US} [F: 1896 Jun 28 - 1983 Nov]
	The Corpse And The Lady [f|{38:E}1938]

Prof, Richard Chace TOLMAN {US} [M: 1881 Mar 4 - 1948 Sep 5]
	The Principles Of Statistical Mechanics [n|{38:E}1938]

Arthur Bernon TOURTELLOT {US} [M: 1913 Jul 23 - 1977 Oct]
	Be Loved No More: The Life And Environment Of Fanny Burney [b|{38:E}1938]

Prof, William Clark TROW {US} [M: 1894 Dec 11 - 1982 Mar]
	Psychology In Everyday Living (w others) [n|{38:E:US?}1938]

Henry Carlton TUCK {US} [M: 1864 - ?]
	Four Years At The University Of Georgia, 1877-1881 [a|{38:E}1938]

Marsh UNDERWOOD {US} [M: ? - ?]
	The Log Of A Logger [a|{38:E:US}1938]

John (William) VAN DRUTEN {US} [M: 1901 Jun 1 - 1957 Dec 19]
	Way To The Present: A Personal Record [a|{38:E}1938]

Symnove Johanne WAALER, 1:Mrs ULBACK / ULLBACK, 2:Mrs LEITER (ps: SYLVIA of Hollywood) {US} [F: 1881 Apr 6 - 1975 Mar 2]
	Streamline Your Figure [n|{38:E}1938]

Henry Raup WAGNER {US} [M: 1862 - 1957]
	The Grabhorn Press (anon) [n|{38:E}1938]

Frank C WALDROP {US} [M: ? - ?]
	Television: A Struggle For Power (w Joseph BORKIN) [n|{38:E}1938]

Prof, James Merrill WALLACE {US} [M: 1902 Oct 13 - 1979 Jan 1]
	Studies On The Epidemiology Of Curly Top In Southern Idaho [n|{38:E}1938]

Francis Lewis WELLMAN {US} [M: 1854 - 1942]
	Luck And Opportunity [a|{38:E}1938]

James WICKERSHAM {US} [M: 1857 Aug 24 - 1939 Oct 24]
	Old Yukon: Tails, Trails, And Trials [a|{38:E}1938]

Benjamin Harrison WILKINS, Sr {US} [M: 1856 Apr 4 - 1941]
	'War Boy': A True Story Of The Civil War And Reconstruction Days [a|{38:E}1938]

Prof, Edwin Bucher WILLIAMS {US} [M: 1891 Sep 20 - 1975 Apr]
	From Latin To Portuguese [b|{38:E}1938/{62:E}1962]

William Carlos WILLIAMS {US} [M: 1883 Sep 17 - 1963 Mar 4]
	Life On The Passaic River [s|{38:E}1938]

Howard Eugene WILSON {US} [M: 1901 Oct 10 - 1966 Aug 12]
	Education For Citizenship [n|{38:E}1938]

Hugh Robert WILSON {US} [M: 1885 Jan 29 - 1946 Dec 29]
	The Education Of A Diplomat [a|{38:E}1938]

Francis Lyman WINDOLPH {US} [M: 1889 Jun 10 - 1978 Apr 2]
	The Country Lawyer: Essays In Democracy [e|{38:E}1938]

John Tracy WINTERICH {US} [M: 1891 May 25 - 1970 Aug 15]
	23 Books And The Stories Behind Them [n|{38:E}1938]

Rev, Nathan WRIGHT, Jr {US} [M: 1923 Aug 5 - 2005 Feb 22]
	Good Manners For Good People [n|{38:E}1938]

Prof, (Philip) Quincy WRIGHT {US} [M: 1890 Dec 28 - 1970 Oct 17]
	Causation And Control Of War [n|{38:E}1938]

Audrey WURDEMANN, Mrs AUSLANDER {US} [F: 1911 Jan 1 - 1960 May 20]
	Testament Of Love [p|{38:E}1938]

Elizabeth YATES, Mrs McGREAL {US} [F: 1905 Dec 6 - 2001 Jul 29]
	High Holiday (aka: Swiss Holiday) [f|{38:E}1938]

George YOUELL {US} [M: 1868 - ?]
	Lower Class [a|{38:E:US}1938]

Arthur Nichols YOUNG {US} [M: 1890 Nov 21 - 1984 Jul 19 (wrongly 26)]
	China's Financial Progress [n|{38:E}1938]

LIKELY IN U.S. PUBLIC DOMAIN

These are books by authors I suspect to be US citizens, books by non-US citizens that I suspect to have been first published in the US, and books by non-US citizens that I believe were published in the US in the same year as they were published abroad & so may not have been first (ie, by at least 30 days) published abroad.

Maynard DAUCHEY (ps: ISHMERAI) {US?} [M: ? - ?]
	The Future Of The Jew In America...In Scripture [n|{38:E}1938]

Prof, John Kenneth GALBRAITH {CA/US:1937on} [M: 1908 Oct 15 - 2006 Apr 29]
	Modern Competition And Business Policy [n|{38:E}1938]

Paul Evan LEHMAN {US?} [M: ? - before 1974]
	Wolves Of The Chaparral [f|{38:E:SIM?}1938]

Hans REICHENBACH {DE/US?} [M: 1891 Sep 26 - 1953 Apr 9]
	Experience And Prediction [n|{38:E}1938]

Claude (Ulric) RISTER {US?} [M: 1892 - 1960 Aug 5]
	Sunken Valley Pass (ps: Buck BILLINGS) [f|{38:E}1938]
	Lawless Guns (ps: Buck BILLINGS) [f|{38:E}1938]

Alice Grant (Trevenen) ROSMAN {AU} [F: 1882 (wrongly 1887) Jul 18 - 1961 Aug 20 (wrongly 21)]
	Unfamiliar Faces [f|{38:E:SIM?}1938]

Roy Judson SNELL {US?} [M: 1878 - 1959]
	The Shadow Passes [f|{38:E}1938]

Lida Larrimore TURNER, Mrs THOMAS (ps: Lida LARRIMORE) {US?} [F: 1897 Jun 28 - 1975 Jun]
	Tuesday Never Comes [{38:E}1938]

Willis Lemon UHL {US?} [M: 1885 - 1940]
	Personal And Social Adjustment: A Text In Social Science [n|{38:E:US?}1938]

Francis Prince WALL {US?} [M: 1906 - ?]
	Health Guides And Guards (w Louis David ZEIDBERG) [n|{36:E:US}1936/{38:E}1938/{46:E}1946]

Elmer WHEELER {US?} [M: 1903 - ?]
	Sizzle Book [{38:E}1938]

POSSIBLY IN U.S. PUBLIC DOMAIN

These are books by authors I believe to be non-US citizens (though may include some US citizens I have not yet identified as such) - if any of these were published in the US, the rules on works by non-US authors (see here) will apply.

Ford Hermann HUEFFER {UK} [M: 1873 Dec 17 - 1939 Jun 26]
	Mightier Than The Sword (ps: Ford Madox FORD) [a|{38:E}1938]

Harrison WILLIAMS [M: 1873 - ?]
*	Legends Of Loudoun [n|{38:E}1938]

Anonymous & Corporate Works:
	Miocene And Pliocene Floras Of Western North America (by Carn Inst) [n|{38:E}1938]