19th Century American Architectural Books, A Basic University Research Collection

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Holding : Design Library
  • Volumes : 180 books
  • Category : Special Collection (Original)
  • Contents Type : Western Books
  • Subject : Art

180 rare books on all aspects of 19th century American architecture. Included are Thomas Pope's Treatise on Bridge Architecture (published in 1811) and various research books from the mid-1890's concerning the first skyscrapers.

180 rare books on all aspects of 19th century American architecture. Included are Thomas Pope's Treatise on Bridge Architecture (published in 1811) and various research books from the mid-1890's concerning the first skyscrapers. Reference books (rarely preserved manuals and handbooks) also make up part of the collection and illustrate changes and developments in architectural design.

Location
Special collections room
Procedures

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