Some collected bibliography on Philadelphia-area places:

jump to: [Guidebooks and physical overviews] [Accounts of institutions, businesses, and individuals] [Neighborhoods and suburbs] [Housing and house form] [Works of particular architects] [Individual buildings] [Philadelphia history] [Philadelphia social history] [Planning and transportation] [Images of Philadelphia buildings and places] [Short articles on Philadelphia architecture] [archtl documentation] [to add]


A quick-and-dirty gathering from various bibliographical sources, in varied formats.
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Guidebooks and physical overviews :

James Mease, Picture of Philadelphia, Phila., 1811.

James F. O'Gorman, "A New York Architect Visits Philadelphia in 1822," PMHB 117 (1993): 153-76.

Thomas Wilson, Picture of Philadelphia, in 1824 (Phila., 1823).

R. A. Smith, Philadelphia As It Is, in 1852, Phila., 1852.

The Stranger's Guide to Philadelphia. Philadelphia, 1864.

Shinn, Earl, A Century After: picturesque glimpses of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania : including Fairmount, the Wissahickon, and other romantic localities, with the cities and landscapes of the state. A pictorial representation of scenery, architecture, life, manners, and character, Philadelphia Allen, Lane & Scott and J. W. Lauderbach, 1875

Westcott, Thompson. The Official Guide Book to Philadelphia. Philadelphia, 1875.

Westcott, Thompson, Historic Mansions and Buildings of Philadelphia, Phila., 1877.

Taylor, Frank H., ed. The City of Philadelphia As it Appears in the Year 1893, 1st ed. Philadelphia, 1893; 2nd ed. Philadelphia, 1894.

J. Loughran Scott, Quaint Corners in Philadelphia, [orig. ed. 1883] new ed., Phila., 1899.

John T. Faris, The Romance of Old Philadelphia (Phila., 1918).

Cousins, Frank, The Colonial Architecture of Philadelphia, Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1920

Anna M. Archambault, ed., A Guide Book of Art, Architecture, and Historic Interests In Pennsylvania, Phila, 1924.

John T. Faris, Old Gardens in and about Philadelphia, and Those who made Them (Indianapolis, 1932).

Eberlein, Harold D. and Cortlandt V. D. Hubbard, Portrait of a Colonial City: Philadelphia, 1670-1838, Phila., 1939.

White, Theo, ed., Philadelphia Architecture in the Nineteenth Century, Philadelphia: Universtiy of Pennsylvania Press, 1953

Dickson, Harold Edward, A hundred Pennsylvania buildings, State College, Pa., Bald Eagle Press, [1954]

Tatum, George, Penn's great town: 250 years of Philadelphia architecture illustrated in prints and drawings (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1961).

Richard Saul Wurman and John A. Gallery, Man-Made Philadelphia: a Guide to Its Physical and Cultural Environment (Cambridge, MA, 1972).

Webster, Richard. Philadelphia Preserved. Philadelphia, 1976.

Teitelman, Edward, and Richard Longstreth, Architecture in Philadelphia: A Guide. Cambridge, Mass., 1981.

John Andrew Gallery, ed., Philadelphia Architecture: A Guide to the City (Philadelphia: Foundation for Architecture, 1984)

John L. Cotter et al, The Buried Past: An Archeological History of Philadelphia, Phila., 1992.

Garvan, Beatrice B. , Federal Philadelphia, 1785-1825: the Athens of the Western World.

Stevick, Philip, Imagining Philadelphia: Traveler's Views of the City from 1800 to the Present, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1996.

Margaret Gaertner, The Victorian City, Philadelphiana, A Guide, n.d [c. 1996].

Francis Morrone, An architectural guidebook to Philadelphia (Layton, Utah, 1999).

Deborah Stephens Burns And Richard J. Webster, Pennsylvania Architecture : The Historic American Buildings Survey With Catalog Entries 1933-1990 (Harrisburg, PA, 2000)


Accounts of institutions, businesses, and individuals:

Edwin T. Freedley, Philadelphia and Its Manufacturers, Philadelphia, 1857.

Simpson, Henry, Lives of Eminent Philadelphians, Phila., 1859.

J. B. Lippincott & Co. Philadelphia and its Environs, Illustrated. Philadelphia, 1872, 1877.

Edwards, Richard, publ. The Industries of Philadelphia. Philadelphia, [c. 1881].

Historical Publishing Company, pub. Pennsylvania Historic Review, City of Philadelphia, Leading Merchants and Manufacturers. New York, Philadelphia, and Chicago, 1886.

J. B. Lippincott & Co. Philadelphia and Its Environs. Philadelphia, 1887.

Fowler, J. A. History of Insurance in Philadelphia for Two Centuries (1683-1882). Philadelphia, 1888.

American Publishing and Engraving Co. Illustrated Philadelphia, Its Wealth and Industries, 1st and 2nd eds. New York, 1889.

The North American. Philadelphia and Popular Philadelphians. New York, 1891.

A. F. Parsons Publishing Co. Historical and Commercial Philadelphia, 2nd ed. New York, 1892.

Historical Sketches of the Catholic Churches and Institutions of Philadelphia (Phila., 1895).

William P. White, The Presbyterian Church In Philadelphia (Phila., 1895).

Engelhardt, George W. Book of the Bourse. Philadelphia, 1899.

Official Office Building Directory, and Architectural Handbook of Philadelphia. Philadelphia, 1899.

Anthony A. Roth, comp., "The Episcopal Churches of Philadelphia" (a series of articles that appeared in the Church Standard in 1899-1900), photocopy, HSP.

King, Moses. Philadelphia and Notable Philadelphians. New York, 1902.

Henry, Frederick P., ed. Founder's Week Memorial Volume. Philadelphia, 1909.

Jordan, John W. et al. Encyclopedia of Pennsylvania Biography. 32 vols. New York, 1914-67.

Franklin D. Edmunds, The Public School Buildings of Philadelphia, _ vols., 1845 to 1852, 1915; 1868 to 1874, 1925.

John T. Faris, Old Churches and Meeting Houses in and around Philadelphia, Phila., 1926.

Eisenhardt, Luther P. ed., Historic Philadelphia, from the Founding Until the Early Nineteenth Century, Phila., 1953.

Elizabeth M. Geffen, Philadelphia Unitarianism, 1796-1861, Phila., 1961.

J. Wesley Twelves, A History of the Diocese of Pennsylvania of the Protestant Episcopal Church of Pennsylvania, 1784-1968, Phila., 1969.

Deborah C. Andrews, "Banking Buildings in 19th-Century Philadelphia," in in W. W. Cutler III and H. Gillette, Jr., eds., The Divided Metropolis: Social and Spacial Dimensions of Philadelphia, 1800-1975. Philadelphia, 1980, pp. 57-83.

Del Sordo, Stephen G. "Eighteenth-Century Grist Mills: Some Chester County, Pennsylvania Examples." Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture 1 (1982) Pp. 65-78.

Philip Scranton and Walter Licht, Work Sights, Industrial Philadelphia, 1850-1950, Philadelphia, 1986.

Oliver Evans Chapter of the Society for Industrial Archeology, Workshop of World: A Selective Guide to the Industrial Archeology of Philadelphia (Wallingford, PA, 1990).

Morris J. Vogel, Cultural Connections : Museums And Libraries Of Philadelphia And The Delaware Valley, Phila., 1991.

Monique Bourque, "'The Peculiar Characteristic of Christian Communities: The County Almshouses of the Delaware Valley, 1790-1860," in C. L. Hudgins and E. C. Cromley, Shaping Communities: Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture VI, Knoxville, TN, 1997, 60-76.


Neighborhoods and suburbs:

Caspar Souder, Jr., "History of Chestnut Street," Sunday Dispatch (Philadelphia), April 1858 - March 1859, extra-illustrated version, 3 vols., HSP.

Charles V. Hagner, Early History of the Falls of Schuylkill, Manayunk, ... (Phila., 1869),

John Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester county, Pennsylvania, with genealogical and biographical sketches. Philadelphia, L. H. Everts, 1881.

"New Germantown and Chestnut Hill." Lippincott's Magazine, o.s. 33 (Apr. 1884), 321-35.

Theodore W. Bean, ed., History of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 2 vols., (Phila., 1884).

Hotchkin, S. F., Ancient and Modern Germantown, Mount Airy, and Chestnut Hill. Philadelphia, 1889.

Hotchkin, S. F., The York Road, Old and New. Philadelphia, 1892.

Hotchkin, S. F., The Bristol Pike. Philadelphia, 1893.

Hotchkin, S. F., Rural Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, 1897.

Vieira, Martha Laffitte. West Philadelphia Illustrated. Philadelphia, 1903.

Jordan, William H. North Third Street, Philadelphia, Forty-Five Years Ago. Philadelphia, 1905.

Naaman H. Keyser et al, History of Old Germantown (Phila., 1907)

John J. MacFarlane, History of Early Chestnut Hill, Phila., 1914.

Cohen, Charles J. Rittenhouse Square, Past and Present. Philadelphia, 1922.

J. W. Townsend, The Old Main Line (Phila., 1922).

Joseph Jackson, Market Street, Philadelphia: America's most Historic Highway, new ed., Phila., 1926.

Penn Mutual Life Ins. Co., The Independence Square Neighborhood, Phila., 1926.

Joseph S. Miles and William H. Cooper, A Historical Sketch of Roxborough, Manayunk, Wissahickon (Phila., 1940).

Horace M. Lippincott, A Narrative of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia (Jenkintown, PA, 1948)

Harry M. Tinckom, M. B. Tinkcom, and G. M. Simon, Historic Germantown (Phila., 1955).

Leon S. Rosenthal, A History of Philadelphia's University City, Philadelphia. 1963.

Francis J. Dallett, An Architectural View of Washington Square (Phila., 1968).

Willard S. Detweiler, Jr., Chestnut Hill, an architectural history. Philadelphia, 1969.

Margaret Tinkcom, "Southwark, A River Community: Its Shape and Substance," Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 114 (Aug. 1970): 327-42.

Henry Glassie, Eighteenth Century Cultural Process in the Delaware Valley," Winterthur Portfolio 7 (1972): 29-57.

Doebley, Carl E, Lower Merion : a portrait : from the Welsh Tract to the present (Ardmore, Pa.] : Lower Merion Historical Society, 1976).

Esther M. Klein, Fairmount Park: a History and a Guidebook (Bryn Mawr, 1974).

Siskind, Aaron, Bucks County : photographs of early architecture; text by William Morgan (New York : Published for the Bucks County Historical Society by Horizon Press, [1974])

Theo B. White, Fairmount Park (Phila., 1975).

Antoinette J. Lee, "The Rise of the Cast Iron District in Philadelphia," Ph. D. dissertation, George Wasihgton Univ., 1975.

Ralph Chiumenti, "Cast Iron Architecture in Philadelphia," pamphlet, Old City Civic Association, Feb. 1976.

Schiffer, Margaret Berwind, Survey of Chester County, Pennsylvania, architecture : 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, Exton, Pa. : Schiffer, 1976.

Johanna Frueh Gaupp, Fox Chase, 300 Years of Memories, Phila., 1976.

John C. Manton, Victorian Roxborough: An Architectural History, Philadelphia, 1983.

Germantown and the Germans: an exhibition of books, manuscripts, prints and photographs from the collection of the Library Company of Philadelphia and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, October 1983 to January 1984, Philadelphia: Library Company of Philadelphia, 1983.

Frank J. Neumann, comp., Pictorial History of Fox Chase, Phila., 1984.

Eric Uhlfelder, Center City Philadelphia: the elements of style, (Philadelphia, 1984)

Willoughby, Edith L. et al. "Inventory-Nomination Form, National Register of Historic Places: Overbrook Farms." typescript, 1984, Philadelphia Historical Commission.

Burke, Bobbye, Otto Sperr, Hugh J. McCauley, and Trina Vaux. Historic Rittenhouse: A Philadelphia Neighborhood. Philadelphia, 1985.

Greiff, Constance M., Independence: The Creation of a National Park, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1987

David B. Brownlee, Building the City Beautiful: the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Phila., 1989.

John C. Manton, Bygones: A Guide to Historic Roxborough-Manayunk, Philadelphia, 1990.

Gabriel Lanier, "Samuel Wilson's Working world: Buildings and Builders in Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1780-1827," in T. Carter and B. L. Herman, ed., Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture IV, Columbia, MO, 1991, 23-30.

Delaware County (Pa.). Planning Dept, Report of the findings of the Delaware County Historic Resources Survey for Haverford Township (Media, Pa. : The Dept., 1994) (at Haverford Coll.)

Alicia M. Freitag and Harry C. Silcox, eds., Historical northeast Philadelphia : stories and memories (Holland, PA, 1994).

Harry C. Silcox, A place to live and work : the Henry Disston saw works and the Tacony community of Philadelphia (University Park, Pa, 1994).

Jamie Catrambone and Harry C. Silcox, eds., Kensington history : stories and memories (Philadelphia, 1996).

Frederick Platt, Horace Trumbauer's Mansions in Elkins Park," Bulletin of the Historical Society of Montgomery County 30, no. 4 (Spring 1997): 252-99

Lower Merion Historical Society, The first 300 : the amazing and rich history of Lower Merion (Ardmore, PA, 2000).

William Morrison, The Main Line : country houses of Philadelphia's storied suburb, 1870-1930 (New York, 2002).


Housing and house form:

Barnard, Charles. "A Hundred Thousand Homes: How They Were Paid For." Scribner's Monthly 11 (Feb. 1876), 477-87.

Blodget, Lorin. "A Building System for the Great Cities." Penn Monthly 8 (Apr. 1877), 285-304.

"Millionaire's Homes." The Press (Philadelphia), 10 May 1885, p. 9.

W. N. Lockington, "The Philadelphia Town House," Building 5 (30 Oct. 1886): 207-08.

Eberlein, Harold Donaldson, The Colonial Homes of Philadelphia and its Neighborhood, Philadelphia and London: J. B. Lippincott, 1911

Boyd, John T. Jr. "Philadelphia Home Architecture." Architectural Record 42 (Sept. 1917), 287-88.

Wallace, Philip B., Colonial Houses; Philadelphia, Pre-revolutionary Period, New York, Bonanza Books, 1931.

Albert Mordell, "Men and Things: Life in a Band Box a Generation Ago," Evening Bulletin, 21 July 1937.

William J. Murtagh, "The Philadelphia Row House, JSAH (Dec. 1957).

Robert C. Bucher, "The Continental Log House," Pennsylvania Folklife 12:4 (Summer 1962): 14-19.

Elizabeth B. McCall, Old Philadelphia Houses on Society Hill, 1750-1840 (NY, 1966).

Kenneth Ames, "Robert Mills and the Philadelphia Row House," JSAH 27 (1968).

Hannah Benner Roach, "The Planting of Philadelphia: A Seventeenth-Century Real Estate Development," PMHB 92 (1968).

Robert C. Bucher, "The Swiss Bankhouse in Pennsylvania," Pennsylvania Folklife 28:2 (Winter 1968-69): 2-11.

Henry Glassie, "A Central Chimney Continental Log House," Pennsylvania Folklife 18:2 (Winter 1968-69): 32-39.

Glassie, Henry H., "Eighteenth-century cultural process in Delaware Valley folk building," Winterthur Portfolio 7 (1972): [29]-57

Sutherland, John F. "Housing the Poor in the City of Homes: Philadelphia at the Turn of the Century." Allen F. Davis and Mark H. Haller, eds. The Peoples of Philadelphia. Philadelphia, 1973, pp. 175-200.

John K. Alexander, "Philadelphia Numbers Game: An Analysis of Phialdelphia's 18th-Century Population," PMHB 98 (1974).

Marsh, M. S. "Suburbanization and the Search for Community: Residential Decentralization in Philadelphia, 1880-1900, Pennsylvania History 44 (1977), 99-116.

Miller, Roger, and Joseph Siry. "The Emerging Suburb: West Philadelphia, 1850-1880." Pennsylvania History 47 (1980), 99-145.

Sharon V. Salinger and Charles Wetherell, "Wealth and Renting in Pre-Revolutionary Philadelphia," Journal of America History 71 (1985).

Weaver, William Woys, "The Pennsylvania German house, European antecedents and new world forms," Winterthur Portfolio v. 21 (Winter 1986) p. 243-64

Read, Alice Gray. "Making a House a Home in a Philadelphia Neighborhood." Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture 2 (1986) Pp. 192-199.

Charles Bergengren, "The Cycle of Transformations in Schaefferstown, Pennsylvania, Houses," in in T. Carter and B. L. Herman, ed., Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture IV, Columbia, MO, 1991, 98-107.

J. Randall Cotton, Jeffrey A. Cohen, "Vernacular houses: The Philadelphia Trinity house," Old-House journal 20, no.3 (May-June 1992): 4.

Roger W. Moss, Historic Houses Of Philadelphia : A Tour Of The Region's Museum Homes; Photographs By Tom Crane, Phila., 1998.

Sharon V. Salinger, "Spaces, Inside and Outside, in Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia," Journal of Interdisciplinary History 26, no. 1 (Summer 1995): 1-31.

Mary Schwietzer, "The Saptial Organization of Federalist Philadelphia," 1790," Journal of Interdisciplinary History 24 (1993).

Gabrielle M. Lanier and Bernard L. Herman, Everyday architecture of the Mid-Atlantic : looking at buildings and landscapes (Baltimore, 1997).

Donna J. Rilling, Making houses, crafting capitalism : builders in Philadelphia, 1790-1850 (Philadelphia, 2001).


Works of particular architects:

Wilson Brothers & Co. Catalogue of Work Executed, Accompanied by Illustrations. Philadelphia, 1885, 1897.

"Philadelphia Architects of Note." Building 7 (8 Oct. 1887), 117-19.

Hale, Willis G. Selections from an Architect's Portfolio. Philadelphia, 1894.

Hazlehurst & Huckel. Architecture Through A Camera. 2 vols. Philadelphia, 1894-96.

Githens, Alfred M. "Wilson Eyre Jr., his work." Albert W. Kelsey, ed. Architectural Annual 2 (1900), 121-75.

Millard, Julian. "The Work of Wilson Eyre." Architectural Record 14 (Oct. 1903), 280-325.

Cram, Ralph Adams. "A New Influence in the Architecture of Philadelphia." Architectural Record 15, no. 2 (Feb. 1904), 93-121

Cram, Ralph Adams. "The Work of Messrs. Frank Miles Day & Brother." Architectural Record, 15, no. 5 (May 1904), 397-421.

Cram, Ralph Adams. "The Work of Messrs. Cope & Stewardson." Architectural Record, 16, no. 3 (Nov. 1904), 407-38.

Owen Wister et al, A Monograph of the Works of Mellor, Meigs and Howe, New York, 1923.

Joseph Jackson, Early Philadelphia Architects and Engineers, Phila, 1923.

Architectural Alumni Association, Book of the School: Department of Architecture, University of Pennsylvania, 1874-1934. Philadelphia, 1934.

Stewardson, William Emlyn. "Cope & Stewardson, The Architects of a Philadelphia Renascence." Unpubl. B.A. thesis, Princeton University, 1960.

Richard J. Webster, "Stephen D. Button: Italianate Stylist," M.A. thesis, U. Delaware, 1962.

John Poppeliers, "James Hamilton Windrim," M.A. thesis, U. Pennsylvania, 1962.

Massey, James C., ed., Two Centuries of Philadelphia Architectural Drawing, Phila., 1964.

Hannah Benner Roach, "Thomas Nevel (1721-1797): Carpenter, Educator, Patriot," JSAH 24 (1965): 153-64.

Mitchell, William R. "The T Square Club, Philadelphia, 1883-1938." Unpubl. M.A. thesis, University of Delaware, 1967.

Gilchrist, Agnes A., William Strickland, Architect and Engineer, 1788-1854, enl. ed., New York 1969.

O'Gorman, James F. The Architecture of Frank Furness. Philadelphia, 1973.

Theo. B. White, Paul Phillipe Cret, Architect and Teacher, Phila, 1973.

Yarnall, Elizabeth B. Addison Hutton, Quaker Architect, 1834-1916. Philadelphia, 1974.

George E. Thomas, "William L. Price (1861-1916): Builder of Men and of Buildings," Ph.D diss., U. Pennsylvania, 1975.

Beller, Leslie L. "The Diary of Henry Augustus Sims." Unpubl. M.A. thesis, University of Pennsylvania, 1976.

Greiff, Constance M. John Notman, Architect, 1810-1865. Philadelphia, 1979.

Keebler, Patricia L. H. "The Life and Work of Frank Miles Day." Ph.D. diss., University of Delaware, 1980.

Jane K. Schweizer, "Collins & Autenrieth: Architects in Victorian Philadelphia," M.A. thesis, U. Delaware, 1981.

Joseph Esherick, "The Beaux-Arts experience,"Architectural education 1 (1983): 23-51.

Teitelman, Edward, and Betsy Fahlman. "Wilson Eyre and the Colonial Revival in Philadelphia." Alan Axelrod, ed. The Colonial Revival in America. Winterthur, Delaware, 1985, pp. 71-90.

Tatman, Sandra L, and Roger W. Moss. Biographical Dictionary of Philadelphia Architects: 1700-1930. Boston, 1985.

O'Gorman, J. F., J. A. Cohen, G. E. Thomas, and G. H. Perkins. Drawing Toward Building: Philadelphia Architectural Graphics 1732-1986. Philadelphia, 1986.

Harold N. Cooledge, Jr., Samuel Sloan, Architect of Philadelphia, 1815-1884 (Phila., 1986).

Strong, Ann L., and George E. Thomas. The Book of the School: 100 Years, The Graduate School of Fine Arts of the University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, 1990.

George E. Thomas, William L. Price : Arts And Crafts To Modern Design (Philadelphia, 2000)

Charles E. Peterson, Robert Smith : architect, builder, patriot, 1722-1777 (Phila., 2000).

Michael J. Lewis, Frank Furness : Architecture And The Violent Mind (New York, 2001).

Michael C. Kathrens, American Splendor: The Residential Architecture of Horace Trumbauer (New York, 2002).


Individual buildings/places:

Bruce, E. V. "Philadelphia's Hôtel-de-Ville." Lippincott's Magazine, o.s. 33 (1884), 8-18.

"Architectural Abberations. No. 2--The Record Building, Philadelphia." Architectural Record 1, no. 3 (Jan.-Mar. 1892), 261-64.

John F. Lewis, The History of An Old Philadelphia Land Title, 208 South Fourth Street (Phila, 1928).

Margaret B. Tinkcom, "The New Market in Second Street," PMHB 82 (1958): 379-96.

Paul A. Wallace, "Historic Hope Lodge," PMHB (April 1962).

Nicholas B. Wainwright, Colonial Grandeur in Philadelphia: The House and Furniture of General John Cadwalader, Phila., 1964.

Margaret B. Tinckom, "Cliveden: The Building of a Philadelphia Countryseat, PMHB 88 (1964): 3-36.

Charles B. Wood III, "Powelton: An unrecorded Building by William Strickland," PMHB (April 1967).

John Poppeliers, "The 1867 Philadelphia Masonic Temple Competition," JSAH 16 (Dec. 1967).

Robert Barakat, The Herr and Zeller Houses," Pennsylvania Folklife 21:4 (Summer 1972): 2-22.

William H. Jordy, The Impact of European Modernism on the Mid-20th Century, American Buildings and their Architects 4, New York, 1972 [chapters on PSFS, pp. , and Richards Medical Labs, pp. 361-426].

John Maass, The Glorious Enterprise: The Centennial Exhibition of 1876 and H. J. Schwarzmann, Architect-in-Chief, Watkins Glen, NY, 1973.

Howard Gillette, Jr., "Philadelphia City Hall: Monument to a new Political Machine," PHMB 97 (April 1973): 233-49.

Harry A. Boorse, "Barralet's 'The Dunlap House, 1807' and Its Associations," PMHB 99 (1975): 131-55.

George B. Tatum, Philadelphia Georgian: The City house of Samuel Powel and Some of its 18th-century Neighbors, Middletown, CT, 1976.

Richard J. Betts, "The Woodlands," Winterthur Portfolio 14 (1979).

Jane Mork Gibson, "The Fairmount Waterworks," Bulletin, Philadelphia Museum of Art 84, nos. 360-61 (Summer 1988).

Henry A. Boorse, "The Third Street House in Philadelphia by William Birch: the Inside Story," Imprint, Journal of the American Historical Print Collectors Society 14, no. 2 (Autumn 1989): 11-17.

Mark Reinberger, "Graeme Park and the Three-Cell Plan: A Lost Type in Colonial Architecture," in T. Carter and B. L. Herman, ed., Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture IV, Columbia, MO, 1991, 146-54.

Mark Reinberger, Elizabeth McLean, "Isaac Norris's Fairhill: architecture, landscape, and Quaker ideals in a Philadelphia colonial country seat," Winterthur Portfolio 32, n.4 (Winter 1997): 243-274.

Michael J. Lewis, "'Silent, Weird, Beautiful": Philadelphia City Hall," Nineteenth Century 11, nos. 3-4 (1992): 13-21.

Michael J. Lewis, "'He was not a Connoisseur': Peter Widener and his House," Nineteenth Century 12, nos. 3-4 (1993): 27-35.

Norman Johnston, Eastern State Penitentiary : crucible of good intentions (Phila., 1994).

Michael J. Lewis, "The Architectural Competition for the Philadelphia Academy of Music, 1854-1855," Nineteenth Century 17, no. 1 (Spring 1997): 3-10.

Bruce Laverty, M. J. Lewis, M. T. Taylor, Monument to Philanthropy: The design and Building of Girard College, 1832-1848 (Phila., 1998).

Edward Lawler, "The President's House in Philadelphia: The Rediscovery of a Lost Landmark," PMHB 126 (2002): 5-95.

Charles E. Peterson, Notes on the Free Quaker Meeting House (Wash., DC, 2002).


Philadelphia history:

Watson, John F. Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania in the Olden Time. 2 vols. Philadelphia, 1857.

Scharf, J. Thomas, and Thompson Westcott. History of Philadelphia 1609-1884. 3 vols. Philadelphia, 1884.

George Morgan, City of Firsts (Phila., 1926).

Jackson, Joseph, Encyclopaedia of Philadelphia, Harrisburg, PA: The National Historical Association, 1931.

Sam Bass Warner, The Private City, Phila., 1968.

Russell Weigley et al, eds. , Philadelphia : A 300 Year History (New York, 1982).

John Guinther, Philadelphia, a Dream for the Keeping (Tulsa, 1982).

Nash, Gary B, First City : Philadelphia and the forging of historical memory (Philadelphia : 2002).


Philadelphia social history:

Wealthy Citizens of Philadelphia (Phila., 1846).

The Rich Men of Philadelphia: Income Tax of the Residents of Philadelphia and Bucks County for the Year ending April 30, 1865 (Phila., 1865).

[Gardiner, W. H. Jr., comp.]. Philadelphia West End Visiting Directory. Philadelphia, 1878.

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley. Club Men of Philadelphia. Philadelphia, 1894.

University of Pennsylvania, Biographical Catalogue of Matriculates of the College . . . 1749-1893. Philadelphia, 1894.

W. E. B. DuBois, The Philadelphia Negro : a social study. [orig. publ. 1899] Introduction by E. Digby Baltzell. Together with a special report on domestic service by Isabel Eaton, New York : Schocken Books, [1971, c1967]

Allen C. Thomas, ed., Biographical Catalogue of Matriculates of Haverford College . . . 1833-1900. Philadelphia, 1900.

Frank Willing Leach, "Old Philadelphia Familes," serial c. 1910 in North American (Phila.), collected and bound, flat file, HSP.

Pennell, Elizabeth Robins. Our Philadelphia. Philadelphia, 1914.

Repplier, Agnes. "Town and Suburb," in Repplier. Eight Decades: Essays and Episodes. Boston, 1937, pp. 104-17.

Joseph P. Sims, ed., The Philadelphia Assemblies, 1748-1948, Phila., 1947.

Leonard Bernstein, "The Working people of Philadelphia from Colonial Times to the General Strike of 1835," PMHB 74 (1950).

Burt, Nathaniel. The Perennial Philadelphians: The Anatomy of an American Aristocracy. Philadelphia, 1963.

Wainwright, Nicholas B. A Philadelphia Perspective: The Diary of Sidney George Fisher Covering the Years 1834-1871. Philadelphia, 1967.

Robert F. Oaks, "Big Wheels in Philadelphia: Du Simitiere's List of Carriage Owners," PMHB 95 (July 1971).

Stuart Blumin, "Residential mobility within the 19th-century City," in Allen F. Davis and Mark H. Haller, eds., The Peoples of Philadelphia (Phila., 1973).

Theodore Hershberg, "Free Blacks in Antebellum Philadelphia,"in Allen F. Davis and Mark H. Haller, eds., The Peoples of Philadelphia (Phila., 1973).

Dennis Clark, The Irish in Philadelphia, Ten generations of Urban Experience, Philadelphia, 1973.

Caroline Golab, Immigrant Destinations (Phila., 1977).

Thomas, George E. "Architectural Patronage and Social Stratification in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1920." in W. W. Cutler III and H. Gillette, Jr., eds., The Divided Metropolis: Social and Spacial Dimensions of Philadelphia, 1800-1975. Philadelphia, 1980, pp. 85-123.

William W. Cutler III, "Persistent Dualism: Centralization and Decentralization in Philadelphia, 1854 - 1975." in W. W. Cutler III and H. Gillette, Jr., eds., The Divided Metropolis: Social and Spacial Dimensions of Philadelphia, 1800-1975. Philadelphia, 1980.

Theodore Hershberg, ed., Philadelphia: Work, Space, family, and Group Experience in the Nineteenth Century, Essays toward an Interdisciplinary History of the City, Oxford, UK, 1981.

Lane, Roger, Roots of violence in Black Philadelphia, 1860-1900, Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1986.

Lane, Roger, William Dorsey's Philadelphia and ours : on the past and future of the Black city in America, New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.

Stuart Blumin, The Emergance of the Middle Class (Cambridge, MA, 1989), esp. chap. 2.

Billy G. Smith, "The Lower Sort": Philadelphia's Laboring People, 1750-1800 (Ithaca, 1990).

Richard Bushman, The Refinement of America: Persons, Houses, Cities (New York, 1992), esp. pp. 181-287.


Planning and transportation history

George H. Burgess and Miles C. Kennedy, Centennial History of the Pennsylvania Railroad, 1846-1946 (Phila., 1949).

Harold E. Cox, "Horse Passenger Railways of Philadelphia," Pennsylvania Traction (May 1963), pp. 1-18.

Anthony N. B. Garvan, "Proprietary Philadelphia as Artifact," in O. Handlin and J. Burchard, eds., The Historian and the City (Cambridge, MA, 1963).

Norman J. Johnston, "The Caste and Class of the Urban Form of Historic Philadelphia," Journal of the American Institute of Planners 32 (Nov. 1966).


Images of Philadelphia buildings and places:

William Birch, The City of Philadelphia, . . . as it appeared in the Year 1800 (Phila., 1800).

Cephas G. Childs, Views in Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, Phila., 1827-30.

John Caspar Wild and J.B. Chevalier, Views of Philadelphia, and its Vicinity, 1838.

Wells & Hope, comp. Philadelphia Suburban Homes, Part I. Philadelphia, c. 1889, Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia Old and New. Philadelphia, 1894.

The Book of Buildings, Allen B. Rorke. n.p., [c.1897].

Francis Brothers & Jellett, Inc., Some Recent Architecture in and Nearby Philadelphia. Philadelphia, c. 1902.

King, Moses. "King's Views of Philadelphia." King. Philadelphia and Notable Philadelphians. New York, 1902, part II.

Jackson, Joseph, Prints, documents and maps illustrative of Philadelphia real estate in the office of Mastbaum bros. & Fleisher, The Independence square neighborhood; historical notes on Independence and Washington squares, lower Chestnut street, and the insurance district along Walnut street, in Philadelphia, together with some account of the buildings, events, and personages of State house row, illustrated with photographs, sketches, and old prints, Philadelphia, The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1926

Philip B. Wallace, Colonial Houses: Philadelphia, Pre-Revolutionary Period, New York, 1931.

Martin P. Snyder, "William Birch: His Philadelphia Views," PHMB 73 (1949): 271-315.

N. B. Wainwright, "Scull and Heap's East Prospect of Philadelphia," PMHB 73 (Jan. 1949): 16-25.

Snyder, Martin P., "J. C. Wild and his Views of Philadelphia," Pennsylvania Magazine of Biography and History, v. 77 (1953): 32-75.

Martin P. Snyder, "William Birch: His Country Seats of the United States," PHMB 81 (1957): 225-47.

M. P. Snyder, William L. Breton, Nineteenth-Century Philadelphia Artist," PMHB 85.

Wainwright, Nicholas, Philadelphia in the romantic age of lithography; an illustrated history of early lithography in Philadelphia, with a descriptive list of Philadelphia scenes made by Philadelphia lithographers before 1866, Philadelphia: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1958

Philadelphia Reviewed: The Printmaker's Record, Winterthur, DE: The Winterthur Museum, 1960

Bendiner, Alfred, Bendiner's Philadelphia, New York: A. S. Barnes, 1964

Made in America: printmaking, 1760-1860: an exhibition of original prints from the collections of the Library Company of Philadelphia and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, April-June, 1973, Philadelphia: The Library Company of Philadelphia, 1973

Wainwright, Nicholas, Paintings and miniatures at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1974

Wolf, Edwin, 2nd, Philadelphia: Portrait of an American City, Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1975

Snyder, Martin P., City of Independence: Views of Philadelphia Before 1800 (New York: Praeger Publishers, 1975).

Philadelphia: Three Centuries of American Art, Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1976

Looney, Robert, Old Philadelphia in early photographs 1839-1914: 215 prints from the collection of the Free Library of Philadelphia, New York : Published in cooperation with the Free Library of Philadelphia by Dover Publications, 1976

---. Philadelphia printmaking: American prints before 1860, West Chester, Pa.: Tinicum Press, 1976

Finkel, Kenneth, Nineteenth-century photography in Philadelphia: 250 historic prints from the Library Company of Philadelphia, New York : Dover Publications ; Philadelphia: Library Company of Philadelphia, 1980

William T. Oedel, Philadelphia, A Portrait 1682-1982: Catalogue of an exhibition Celebrating the Three-Hundredth Anniversary of Philadelphia, Phila.: HSP, 1982.

Frederick Miller, Morris Vogel, and Allen Davis, Still Philadelphia (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1983).

Frederick Miller, Morris Vogel, and Allen Davis, Philadelphia Stories : A Photographic History, 1920-1960 (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1988).

Kenneth Finkel and Susan Oyama, Philadelphia, Then and Now: 60 Sites Photographed in the Past and Present, New York, 1988.

Lane, Christopher, and Donald Cresswell, Prints of Philadelphia at the Philadelphia Print Shop (Sharon Hill, PA: Printed by Archway Press, 1990).

Irvin R. Glazer, Philadelphia Theaters: A Pictorial Architectural History, Phila., 1994.

Snyder, Martin P., Mirror of America: The Developing Life of Philadelphia seen in Engravings 1801-1876, Gladwyne, PA, 1996.

Foster, Kathleen A., Captain Watson's travels in America : the sketchbooks and diary of Joshua Rowley Watson, 1772-1818 commentaries on the plates by Kenneth Finkel, Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997.

Philadelphia Record photograph collection, Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia Evening Bulletin and Philadelphia Inquirer photograph collections, Urban Archives, Temple University.

Old York Road Historical Society, Images of America: Abington, Jenkintown, and Rockledge (Charleston, SC, 2000).

Old York Road Historical Society, Images of America: Cheltenham Township (Charleston, SC, 2001).

Silent witness : Quaker meetinghouses in the Delaware Valley, 1695 to the present (Philadelphia, 2002).


Short articles on Philadelphia architecture:

Headley, J. T. "Philadelphia." Scribner's Monthly 2 (July 1871), 225-40.

Lathrop, George Parsons. "A Clever Town Built by Quakers." Harper's New Monthly Magazine 64 (Feb. 1882), 323-38.

"Philadelphia Architecture." The American 5 (8 Mar. 1884), 334-35.

"Buildings of Beauty." The Press (Philadelphia), 24 May 1885, p. 10.

"Recent Bank Architecture in Philadelphia." The American 10 (6 June 1885), 71.

Lockington, W. N. "Philadelphia's Architecture." Builder and Real Estate Advocate 4, no. 2 (October 1886), 10.

Lockington, W. N. "Philadelphia's Architecture." Builder and Decorator 5, no. 2 (October 1887), 17.

"Philadelphia Architecture." Harper's Weekly 34 (12 Apr. 1890), 279.

Nolan, Thomas. "Recent Suburban Architecture in Philadelphia and Vicinity." Architectural Record 19 (Mar. 1906), 167-93.

Huger Elliott, "Architecture in Philadelphia and a Coming Change," Architectural Record 23 (1908): 295-308.

Nolan, Thomas. "Some Recent Philadelphia Architecture." Architectural Record 29 (Mar. 1911), 215-35.

Costen Fitz-Gibbon, "Architectural Philadelphia, Yesterday and Today," Architectural Record 34 (1912): 21-44.

"The Pennsylania Type: A Logical Development: Recent Work by Mellor & Meigs, David Knickerbacker Boyd, and Durhing, Okie & Ziegler," Architecurlal Record 32 (March 1912): 306-27.,

"Modern Architecture in Philadelphia," Fortune 6 (1932): 65-69.

Lewis Mumford, "The Skyline: Philadelphia," The New Yorker (28 Apr., 17 Nov. 1956, 9 Feb., 6 Apr., 13 Apr. 1957), pp. 121-22, 132-42, 98-106, 120-29, 143-50.

James Reichley, "Philadelphia Does It: The Battle for Penn Center, Harpers' Magazine (Feb. 1957): 49-56.

Jan C. Rowan, "'Wanting to Be,' The Philadelphia School, Progressive Architecture 42 (Apr. 1961): 130-63.


Documentation on Philadelphia buildings generally:

Tatum, George, Penn's great town: 250 years of Philadelphia architecture illustrated in prints and drawings (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1961).

J. F. O'Gorman et al, Drawing Toward Building: Philadelphia architectural graphics, 1732-1986 (Philadelphia, 1986).

J. Cohen, "Evidence of Place: Resources Documenting the Philadelphia Area's Architectural Past," PMHB 124 (2000): 145-201.

Jefferson M. Moak, Architectural Reserach in Philadelphia: A Guide to resources Available Throughtout Phialdelphia, rev ed. (Athenaeum of Phila., July 2002).


others to find and include:

* A Rev, stone houses

* Kleinfelter, Penn's plan, WP

* Lions of Philadelphia, 1820s

* assessments, 1917

* Rabzak, Wash Sq


Journals:

PMHB = Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography.

Germantown Crier

Bulletin Almanac, to 1976

Record Almanac


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