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

GUSN

GUSN-152640

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

Architecture
Historic buildings
Historic sites

Originator

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

Contents

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.

Publication

Washington :

Description

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

Notes

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

ISBN

0844404314

Call Number

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

Places

United States.