Battles, Matthew. Widener: Biography of a Library. Cambridge: Harvard College Library, 2004.
Bell, Michael S. “The Worldview of Franklin D. Roosevelt: France, Germany, and United States Involvement in World War II in Europe. PhD Dissertation, University of Maryland, College Park, 2004.
Bruice, Paula Y. Organic Chemistry. 4th ed. Upper Saddle River: Kaplan, 2004.
Buhs, Joshua Blu. The Fire Ant Wars: Nature, Science, and Public Policy in Twentieth-Century America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004.
D'Angelo, Gina M. “Francis Davis Millet: The Early Years of ‘A Cosmopolitan Yankee,’ 1846–1884.” PhD Dissertation, City University of New York, 2004.
Eddy, Mark Allen. “Architects of the Self: Social Scientists and the Construction of the Individual in Postwar America.” PhD Dissertation, The University of Oklahoma, 2004.
Gillmor, C. Stewart. Fred Terman at Stanford: Building a Discipline, a University, and Silicon Valley. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2004.
Greene, Daniel. “The Crisis of Jewish Freedom: The Menorah Association and American Pluralism, 1906–1934.” PhD Dissertation, The University of Chicago, 2004.
Gup, Ted. “Southern Discomfort: How Two Black Men Changed the Heart of Harvard in 1941.” The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education 46 Winter 2004/2005: 90-7.
Hillhouse, Vasili Brett. “The Decline of Classical Education Amongst United States Senators, 1789–1899.” MA Thesis, San Jose State University, 2004.
Hsueh, Yeh. "'He Sees the Development of Children's Concepts Upon a Background of Sociology': Jean Piaget's Honorary Degree at Harvard University in 1936.” History of Psychology 7.1 (2004): 20-44.
Huang, Carita Constable. “Making Children Normal: Standardizing Children in the United States, 1885–1930.” PhD Dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, 2004.
Kaiser, David. “The Postwar Suburbanization of American Physics.” American Quarterly 56.4 (2004): 851-88.
Kosslyn, Stephen M. Psychology: The Brain, the Person, the World. 2nd ed. Boston: Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, 2004.
Manuel, Frank Edward. James Bowdoin and the Patriot Philosophers. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 2004.
Patler, Nicholas. Jim Crow and the Wilson Administration: Protesting Federal Segregation in the Early Twentieth Century. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2004.
Roby, Nadja L. “From Amateur to Professional: Placing Harlan I. Smith in the History of North American Anthropology.” MA Thesis, Carleton University, 2004.
Skerry, Janine Ellen. “Silver at Harvard College from its Founding to the Revolution.” PhD Dissertation, Boston University, 2004.
Takuji, Okamoto. Percy Williams Bridgman and the establishment of theoretical physics at Harvard. Historia Scientiarum, Second Series: International Journal of the History of Science Society of Japan 14.1 (2004): 1-48.
Yo-yo Ma. ABC News Productions / Biography Channel, 2004. Documentary.
Zenger, Amy A. “Writing American Subjects: Race, Composition, and the Daily Themes Assignment for English 12 at Harvard, 1886–1887.” PhD Dissertation, University of New Hampshire, 2004.