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Author Architectural Historian in America (1988 : National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.)

Title The Architectural historian in America : a symposium in celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Society of Architectural Historians / edited by Elisabeth Blair MacDougall
Published Washington, D.C. : National Gallery of Art ; Hanover ; London : Distributed by the University Press of New England, [1990]


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Description 316 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 28 cm
Series Studies in the history of art, 0091-7338 ; v. 35.. Symposium papers ; 19
Studies in the history of art (Washington, D.C.) ; v. 35
Studies in the history of art (Washington, D.C.). Symposium series ; 19
Contents American beginnings: Before 1870, founding fathers and amateur historians / Elisabeth Blair Macdougall. The discovery of America's architectural past, 1874-1914 / William B. Rhoads. "Lifewriting", first American biographers of architects and their works / Lisa Koenigsberg -- Architecture and history: History in the service of design, American architect-historians, 1870-1940 / Keith N. Morgan and Richard Cheek. History in the early American architectural journals / Mary N. Woods. Chicago in architectural history / David Van Zanten. The teaching of architectural history during the advent of modernism, 1920s-1950s / J.A. Chewning
An American scholarly tradition: New England gothic, Charles Eliot Norton, Charles H. Moore, and Henry Adams / Michael W. Brooks. Medieval architectural scholarship in America, 1900-1940, Ralph Adams Cram and Kenneth John Conant / Peter Fergusson. The scholar and the studio, A. Kingsley Porter and the study of medieval architecture in the decade before the war / Linda Seidel. Renaissance and baroque architectural history in the United States / Tod Marder. East Asia, architectural history across war zones and political boundaries / Nancy Shatzman Steinhardt. Architectural historians before the fact / George Kubler. Outside the academy, a century of vernacular architecture studies, 1890-1900 / Dell Upton
Some American personalities: The writings of Fiske Kimball, a synthesis of architectural history and practice / Lauren Weiss Bricker. Lewis Mumford, the architectural critic as historian / Robert Wojtowicz. Henry-Russell Hitchcock, the architectural historian as critic and connoisseur / Helen Searing. Sigfried Giedion at Harvard University / Eduard F. Sekler. Architecture criticism in a historical context, the case of Herbert Croly / Suzanne Stephens. Appendix, American doctoral dissertations in architectural and planning history, 1898-1972
Notes Contains nineteen of the papers presented at [the symposium]--Pref
The Society of Architectural Historians and the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts jointly sponsored a symposium on "The Architectural Historian in America", held at the National Gallery of Art, [Dec. 1988]--Pref
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and indexes
Notes Also issued online
Subject Architectural historians -- United States -- Congresses.
Architectural historians -- United States.
Architecture -- United States -- Historiography -- Congresses.
Architecture -- United States -- Historiography.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author MacDougall, Elisabeth B.
Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (U.S.)
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
LC no. 2012515324
ISBN 0894681397