Primary source: originated in the period of the time one is studying
Secondary source: accounts after the event
The following bibliography provides texts on method and examples of historiographies of art education.

Adiss, S. & Erickson, M. (1993). Art history and education. Urbana: U. of Illinois Press.

Amburgy, P. M., et al (Eds.). (1992). The history of art education: Proceedings from the Second Penn State Conference, 1989. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association.

Anderson, A. A., Jr., & Bolin, P. (Eds.). (1997). History of art education: Proceedings of the Third Penn State International Symposium, October 12-15, 1995. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University.

Carrier, D. (1991). Principles of art history writing. University park, PA: Pennsylvania State University.

Chalmers, F. G. (1998). Women in the nineteeth-century art world: Schools of art and design for women in London and Philadelphia. Westport: CT: Greenwood Press.

Collins, B. R. (Ed.) (1996). Twelve views of Manet's Bar. Ewing, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Dei, G. J. S., & Kempf, A. (2006). Anti-colonialism and education: The politics of resistance. Taipei: Sense Publishers.

Dunn, W. N. (1981). Public policy analysis: An introduction. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-hall.

Edson, T. (1988). Past and present: Historical inquiry in education. In R. Sherman & R. Webb (Eds.), Qualitative research in education: Focus and method (pp. 44-58). NY: Falmer Press.

Efland, A. (1990). A history of art education: Intellectual and social currents in teaching in the visual arts. New York: Teachers College Press.

Erickson, M. (1984). Styles of historical investigation. Studies in Art Education, 26 (20), 121-24.

Geertz, C. (1983). Art as a Cultural System. In Local Knowledge. NY: Basic Books.

Gunn, (2006). History and cultural theory. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Hauser, A. (1958). The philosophy of art history. NY: Knopf.

Holly, M. A. (1984). Panofsky and the foundations of art history. Ithaca, NY: Cornell U. Press.

Korzenik, D. (1990). Women doing historical research. Studies in Art Education, 32(1), 47-54.

Moxey, K. P. F. (1994). The practice of theory: Postructuralism, cultural politics, and art history. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press [N380.M68 1994]

Smith, P. (Ed. ) (1995). Art education historical methodology: An insider's guide to doing and using. Pasadena, CA: Seminar for Research in Art Education/Open Door Publishers.

Swan Jones, L. (1990). Art Information: Research Methods and Resources (3rd ed.). Dubuque, IO: Kendall/hunt Publishing Co. (museum ed, chap. 6-7; iconography, chap. 28-29)

Pollard, E. B. (1986). Visual Arts Research. NY: Greenwood Press. (chapters on biographical, contextual, & oeuvre-centered approaches)

Popkewitz, T. S., Franklin, B. M., & Pereyra, M. A. (Eds.). (2001). Cultural history and education: Critical essays on knowledge and schooling. New York: RoutledgeFalmer.

Smith, P. (1996). The history of American art education: Learning about art in American schools. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Soucy, D., & Stankiewicz, M. A. (Eds.). (1990). Framing the past: Essays on art education. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association.

Stankiewicz, M. A. (2001). Roots of art education practices. Worcester, MA: Davis Publication.

Topolski, J. (1994). Historiography between modernism and postmodernism: Contributions to the methodology of the historical research. Atlanta, GA: Rodopi.

Tosh, J. (2000). The pursuit of history. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Tosh, J. (2000). Historians on history. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Weisberg, G. P. & Dixon, L. S. (Eds.). (1987). The documented image: Visions in art history. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press.

Wilson, B., & Hoffa, H. (1985). The history of art education: Proceedings from the Penn State conference. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association.

Wygant, F. (1993). School art in American culture, 1820-1970. Cincinnati: Interwood Press.

Wygant, F. (1997). School art in American culture, 1900-1915. Cincinnati: Interwood Press.