Bell, Landon, C. Poe and Chivers. Columbus: Trowbridge, 1931, 101 p.
Faults S. Foster Damon for his praise of Chivers in Thomas Holley Chivers: Friend of Poe (1930).
Benton, Joel. "The Poe-Chivers Controversy," and "Thomas Holley Chivers." In In the Poe Circle, pp. 31-53, 61-8. New York: M. F. Mansfield & A. Wessels, 1899.
Summarizes the Poe-Chivers plagiarism controversy and provides an account of the relationship between the two poets.
Lombard, Charles. Introduction to Search after Truth, The Lost Pleiad, and Atlanta, by Thomas Holley Chivers. Delmar, N.Y.: Scholars' Facsimiles & Reprints, 1976, pp. v-xiii.
Offers a brief summary and analysis of the three works.
—. Introduction to Conrad and Eudora (1834) and Birth-Day Song of Liberty (1856) by Thomas Holley Chivers. Delmar, N.Y.: Scholars' Facsimiles & Reprints, 1978, pp. v-xii.
Discusses the details of the Beauchamp-Sharpe murder case upon which Conrad and Eudora is based and provides a brief summary and analysis of the two works.
—. Thomas Holley Chivers. Twayne's United States Authors Series, edited by Lewis Leary. Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1979, 148 p.
Provides extensive biographical information, analyses of Chivers's major works, and discussion of the Chivers-Poe controversy.
—. Introduction to The Unpublished Plays of Thomas Holley Chivers. Delmar, N.Y.: Scholars' Facsimiles & Reprints, 1980, pp. v-xxvii.
Provides a detailed discussion of Chivers's unpublished plays, including Count Julian, Osceola, Charles Stuart, and Leoni.