Historic America : buildings, structures, and sites / recorded by the Historic American Buildings Survey and the Historic American Engineering Record ; checklist compiled by Alicia Stamm ; essays edited by C. Ford Peatross.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals




xvi, 708 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.


Descriptive Terms

Historic buildings
Historic sites


Stamm, Alicia.
Peatross, C. Ford.
Historic American Buildings Survey.
Historic American Engineering Record.
Library of Congress.


Using the HABS/HAER collections at the Library of Congress / Mary M. Ison -- The historic American buildings survey : its beginnings / Charles E. Peterson -- The survey in Louisiana in the 1930s / Samuel Wilson, Jr. -- Documenting a city : Philadelphia / George B. Tatum -- Cape May, New Jersey : preservation of a Victorian town / Carolyn Pitts -- Main Street : its revitalization / Carole Rifind -- Documenting early American technology : covered bridges / Richard Sanders Allen -- Recording a room : the kitchen / Rodris Roth -- Fittings and fixtures : miscellaneous Americana in survey photographs / Denys Peter Myers -- America's cast-iron heritage / Margot Gayle -- Vernacular construction in the survey / Carl Lounsbury -- Recording the work of an architect : Frank Lloyd Wright / David G. Delong -- HABS at an awkward age : the 1960s and 1970s / Robert Bruegmann -- Recording historic buildings : new philosophies, new techniques, new technologies / John Burns -- A rich vein in the mother lode : HABS in the Library of Congress / C. Ford Peatross -- Future directions for the historic American buildings survey / Robert J. Kapsch -- The checklist of buildings, structures, and sites -- Using the checklist / Alicia Stamm.


Washington :


xvi, 708 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.


Stacks copy on Finding Aids shelf.
Includes bibliographical references.
Rodris Roth Library.



Call Number

Roth NA705.H53 1983 c.2
Ref. NA705.H53 1983 c.1
HisPres. NA705.H53 1983 c.3


United States.