Atwater, Edward E.
History of the City of New Haven
. New Haven: W. Mansell & Co., 1887. Fascinating history of New Haven found at the New Haven Colony Historical Society.
Barber, John W.
Connecticut Historical Collections
. Hartford: A. Willard, 1836. Eighteenth century history of New Haven found at the New Haven Colony Historical Society.
Brown, Elizabeth Mills.
New Haven: A Guide to Architecture and
. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1976. A rich source of architecture in New Haven. Section on Fair Haven informational.
The Victorian Home
. London: B.T. Batsford Ltd., d954. A British view of social and technological culture during the Victorian era of the nineteenth century.
Romanticism and American Architecture
. New York: A.S. Barnes and Co., Inc., 1965. A poetic discussion of nineteenth century architecture from its European roots to American interpretation and inventiveness.
The Attractions of New Haven, Connecticut
. New York: N. Tibbals & Co., 1869. Descriptive of sights in New Haven, particularly the advantages of living in the Heights section of Fair Haven found at the New Haven Colony Historical Society.
Foley, Mary Mix.
The American House
. New York: Harper and Row, 1980. A beautifully illustrated book that emphasizes American homes built from 1608 to 1978. Chapters nine and ten contain many examples of the Greek Revival and Victorian styles. On page 157 is found two drawings of the italian villa style designed by Alexander Jackson Davis (56 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven) and Henry Austin (584 Chapel Street, New Haven).
The Literature of Architecture: The Evolution of
Architectural Theory and Practice in Nineteenth-Century America
. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1966. Essays discussing nineteenth century architectural development: Part III contains writing of interest to this unit.
Greenbie, Barrie B.
Spaces: Dimensions of the Human Landscape
. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1981. A contemporary view of Architecture as landscape enriched with many photographs.
Hamlin Talbot F.
Greek Revival Architecture in America
. New York: Oxford University Press, 1944. A written and pictorial survey of American Greek Revival architecture built before the Civil War.
American Houses: Colonial, Classic, and Contemporary
. philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co., 1964. A history of American houses that would appeal to students.
Kipphut, Janet “Preservation Awards Go to Shubert, Tavern.”
, April 19, 1984, pp. Fl and F4. Newspaper article honoring restoration in New Haven.
The Beauties of Modern Architecture
. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1839. Builder’s handbook of Greek Revival patterns. This is a source book of Greek Revival designs written and illustrated by the nineteenth century Greek Revival architect Minard Lafever.
Lewis, Arnold and Keith Morgan.
American Victorian Architecture: A
Survey of the 70’s and 80’s in Contemporary Photographs
. New York: Dover Publications, 1975. A discussion of European criticism of American Victorian architecture along with full page photographs.
. New Haven Colony Historical Society. 1975, June 2-September 28, 1975. Catalog of Max Dellfant’s paintings of Fair Haven done during the period of 1909 to 1943.
Moore, Charles, Gerald Allen and Donlyn Lyndon.
The Place of Houses
. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1974. An architects handbook for contemporary home design. Pages 214 through 217 can be helpful in designing doors and entries.
The Homes of America
. New York: Bramhall House, 1951. A varied survey of American hone styles.
“Pictorial New Haven, Old and New” (scrapbooks), compiled and edited by Arnold Buyot Dana, New Haven Colony Historical Society: Volumes 5, 26, 28, 43, 52, 104, 106, 107 and 130. A wealth of written and visual information about New haven on microfilm.
Pillsbury, Richard and Andrew Kardos.
A Field Guide to the Folk
Architecture of the Northeastern United States
. Geography Publications at Dartmouth. No. 8 Special Edition on Geographical Lore. No date given. The vernacular architecture fond in Northeastern United State suitable for students.
Richards J. M.
An Introduction to Modern Architecture
. Baltimore: Penguin Books, 1953. Discussion of historical, cultural and technological developments that led to twentieth century architectural forms.
A Field Guide to American Architecture
. New York: The New American Library, 1980. Many drawings and photographs of American homes, churches, business and industrial buildings.
Rockey, John L.
History of New Haven County
, vol. 1. New York: W. W. Preston, 1892. A history of New Haven and surrounding towns through the mid-nineteenth century found at the New Haven Colony Historical Society.
On Adam’s House in Paradise
, Cambridge, Mass.: M.I.T. Press, 1981. Second Edition. An historial and psychological tour tracing the origins of man’s need to build the home.
Scully, Vincent J., Jr.
The Shingle Style and the Stick Style
. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1971. Revised Edition. A discussion of the particularly American style of home built during the late nineteenth century.
Taylor, John S.
. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1983. A cross-cultural survey of practical design principles.
Townshend, Doris B.
Fair Haven: A Journey Through Time
. New Haven, CT: The New Haven Colony Historical Society, 1976. A narrative history of Fair Haven done in recent times.
Williams, Henry Lionel and Ottalie K. Williams.
A Guide to Old
American Houses 1700-1900
. New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, Inc., 1962. Clear photographic and drawn examples of seventeenth through nineteenth century American house architecture.