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  • Dictionary of American Biography, under the Auspices of the American Council of Learned Societies. New York, C. Scribner's sons, 1928- , v. 11, p. 20-25
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  • Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects. New York : Free Press ; London : Collier Macmillan, c1982. , v. 2, p. 611-617
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  • Maynard, W. Barksdale, Architecture in the United States, 1800-1850, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2002, p. see index
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  • Downs, Winfield Scott, ed. Who's Who in Engineering; A Biographical Dictionary of the Engineering Profession. 3d ed. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1931, p. 77-78
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, Three Centuries of American Art : Bicentennial Exhibition, April 11-October 10, 1976 : [catalogue]. [Philadelphia] : Philadelphia Museum of Art, c1976. , p. 187-188
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  • Dorsey, John R. and James D. Dilts. A Guide to Baltimore Architecture. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1981., p. 275-277
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  • Society of Architectural Historians. Massey, James C. ed. Two Centuries of Philadelphia Architectural Drawings, Catalogue of the Exhibit Held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia: Society of Architectural Historians and The Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1964., p. 8-15
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  • Rutledge, Anna Wells, comp. and ed. Cumulative Records of Exhibition Catalogs: The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1807-1870; The Society of Artists, 1800-1814; The Artists' Fund Society, 1835-1845. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1955., p. 122-123
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  • Wermeil, Sara E. The Fireproof Building: Technology and Public Safety in the Nineteenth-Century American City. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000., p. 16-20, 23, 25-26, 28, 31, 35
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  • Cotter, John, Daniel G. Roberts, Michael Parrington, The Buried Past An Archaelogical History of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 1992, p. 54,55,85n,108,110,127,456,467n
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, Three Centuries of American Art : Bicentennial Exhibition, April 11-October 10, 1976 : [catalogue]. [Philadelphia] : Philadelphia Museum of Art, c1976. , p. 187-188
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  • Moss, Roger W. Philadelphia Victorian. Philadelphia: The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, 1998., p. 17, 42
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  • Lee, Antoinette J. Architects to the Nation: The Rise and Decline of the Supervising Architect's Office. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000., p. 15-17, 21, 31
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  • Baltimore City Directories, p. 182, 1853-1854
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    Office: Baltimore & Ohio Railroad

     
  • Baltimore City Directories, p. 494, 1858-1859
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    Office: 146 Washington Place

     
  • Baltimore City Directories, p. 515, 1865-1866
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    Office: 146 Washington Place

     
  • Baltimore City Directories, p. 630, 1867-1868
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    Office: 146 Washington Place

     
  • Baltimore City Directories, p. 671, 1868-1869
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    Office: 49 Lexington

     
  • Baltimore City Directories, p. 756, 1874
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    Office: SW corner Charles & Lexington

     
  • Baltimore City Directories, p. 767, 1875
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    Office: 146 N Charles

     
  • Baltimore City Directories, p. 791, 1876
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    Office: 146 N Charles

     
  • Baltimore City Directories, p. 827, 1877
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    Office: 146 N Charles

     
  • Baltimore City Directories, p. 854, 1878
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    Office: 146 N Charles

     
  • "American Architects," The Architect. 9 (November 1927): 173-177.
     
  • American Association of Architectural Bibliographers. Index of American Architectural Drawings Before 1900. Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 1957, p. 6-7, 12-13.
     
  • American Association of Architectural Bibliographers. Papers. Edited by Walter B. O'Neal, New York: Garland Publishing, 1972, v. 9. p. 53-84.
     
  • "Benjamin H. Latrobe," American Architect & Building News. 1 (1876): 36, 37.
     
  • Buffalo Architecture: A Guide. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, c1981, p. 306.
     
  • Carter, Edward C. II ed. The Virginia Journals of Benjamin Henry Latrobe. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1977.
     
  • Gebhard, David and Deborah Nevins. 200 Years of American Architectural Drawings. New York: Whitney Library of Design for the Architectural League of New York and the American Federation of Arts, 1977, p. 82-85.
     
  • Hamlin, Talbot. Benjamin Henry Latrobe. New York: Oxford University Press, 1955.
     
  • Kennedy, Roger G. American Churches. New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1982, p. 153, 252, 256-58.
     
  • Latrobe, Benjamin Henry. An Answer to the Joint Committee of the Select and Common Councils of Philadelphia, on the subject of a plan for supplying the city with water, &c.. Philadelphia: s.n., 1799.
     
  • Latrobe, Benjamin Henry. Anniversary oration: Pronounced before the Society of Artists of the United States, by appointment of the Society, on the eighth of May, 1811. Philadelphia: Published by Bradford & Inskeep., 1811, (8 v).
     
  • Latrobe, Benjamin Henry. A Private Letter to the Individual Members of Congress: on the Subject of the Public Buildings of the United States at Washington. New Haven: Research Publications, l972.
     
  • Latrobe, Benjamin Henry. The Journal of Latrobe: Being the notes and sketches of an architect, naturalist and traveler in the United States from 1796 to 1820. New York: D. Appleton, 1905.
     
  • "Latrobe Drawings," American Institute of Architects 5 (February 1946): 66-67.
     
  • "Latrobe on Architects' Fees, 1798," Society of Architectural Historians 19 (October 1980): 115.
     
  • "Latrobe's Professionalism," Society of Architectural Historians 28(October 1969): 211.
     
  • Mastbaum Brothers and Fleisher. Prints, Documents and Maps Illustrative of Philadelphia Real Estate. Introduction by Joseph Jackson. Philadelphia: The Firm, 1926, p. 55.
     
  • Norton, Paul. Latrobe, Jefferson and the National Capitol. New York: Garland, 1977.
     
  • Stapleton, Darwin H., ed. The Engineering Drawings of Benjamin Henry Latrobe. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1980.
     
  • Stuart, Charles Beebe. Lives and Works of Civil and Military Engineers of America. New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1871, p. 243-256.
     
  • Van Horne, John C. and Lee W. Formwalt, eds. The Correspondence and Miscellaneous Papers of Benjamin Henry Latrobe. New Haven : Published for the Maryland Historical Society by Yale University Press, 1984-1988.
     
  • "The First Architect in America, Benjamin Henry Latrobe," Appleton's Booklovers Magazine. 6 September 1905).
     
  • The Papers of Benjamin Henry Latrobe. Edward C. Carter, editor. New Haven: Published for the Maryland Historical Society by Yale University Press, 1977- (10 v.).
     
  • Van Trump, James D. and Arthur P. Ziegler, Jr. Landmark Architecture of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh History of Landmarks Foundation, 1967, p. 74-75.
     

Biographical Drawings, Photos, Papers, etc.

  • Latrobe projects, American Philosophical Society Manuscript Dept. - American Philosphical Society Archives
    Call Number: See list in archives, "Manuscripts communicated to the Society"
    Dates: 1801-1807
     
  • Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
     
  • Correspondence, Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, MD
     
  • Architectural Drawings, Library of Congress, Washington, DC
     

 

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