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McComb, John 1763-1853

Overview
Works: 65 works in 83 publications in 1 language and 271 library holdings
Genres: Maps  Directories  Registers (Lists)  Apologetic works  Controversial literature  History  Personal narratives  Diaries  Designs and plans  Church history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Cartographer
Classifications: Z1215, 323.20973
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Plan of the city of New York by John McComb( )

7 editions published between 1789 and 1939 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stand up! You are an American by John McComb( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Health and the East Timorese tent city : the Territory Health Services response to the East Timorese evacuation, September 1999, Darwin by John McComb( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First light [Montauk Point Lighthouse]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about the struggles famed architect/builder John McComb Jr. faced in constructing New York's first lighthouse. Learn about the treacherous waters surrounding Montauk Point and the shipwrecks of the Culloden, Flying Cloud, and John Milton. The story of Georgina Reid, a 70 year old woman who took it upon herself to save the lighthouse from erosion, is also included
Tobacco consumption in Darwin, October 1994 by Ruth Richards( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fac-simile of plan of the city of New York in 1789 by John McComb( )

1 edition published in 1934 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys of food availability, quality and price in Top End rural and remote communities : the dry season (April-July 1998)( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The civil war diary of Sergeant John McComb Company H Regiment 28 Pennsylvania Volunteers United States Army, July 11, 1861 - February 18, 1864 by Warren R Biggerstaff( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John McComb was born in 1834 in Pennsylvania. His parents were Marshall McComb and Ellen. He mustered into Company H of the 28th regiment of the Pennsylvania Volunteers as a corporal on 11 July 1861. He was discharged in 1864
The Civil War diary of Sergeant John McComb : company H regiment 28 : Pennsylvania volunteers : United States Army by John McComb( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John McComb architectural drawing collection by John McComb( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection features ca. 150 elevations, sections, plans, and detail drawings for New York City Hall, his foremost work. Joseph F. Mangin drew the French Neoclassical designs for their joint 1802 competition entry, which McComb developed during the decade-long construction. Few of the collection's other drawings are fully identified commissions, although the original captions provide such interesting clues as "Panopticon plan for a prison for juvenile offenders, 200 ́diamr. To be divided into six classes according to their good behaviour." Among the 100 church designs, 34 have been associated with specific New York City churches. Another 60 to 70 drawings depict townhouses and country houses. The 50 drawings for public buildings portray Government House, Park Theatre, Princeton Theological Seminary, Rickett's Equestrian Amphitheatre, Vanderlyn's Cyclorama Rotunda, the Washington Benevolent Society headquarters, an insane asylum, a hospital, and other structures. The few commercial buildings include a bakery, hotel, and sugar refinery. The 40 engineering drawings feature a lighthouse at Cape Henry, Virginia; sewers; machinery; and fortifications. In addition, there are some 60 decorative designs; studies and school problems; sketches of buildings designed by other people; hand-drawn copies of real estate maps; drawings attributed to John McComb, Sr., to his relatives, and to Jacob Lawrence; and engravings by Giambattista Piranesi and others
John McComb, Jr. artist file : by John McComb( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Assembled artist file includes b&w photographs, reproductions from books and auction catalogs, and in some cases, negatives. Items may include full views, details, before and after restoration views, etc. Documentation may include artist name, title of work, medium, dimensions, provenance, exhibition history, related works, previous attributions, and bibliography
Commercialisation of agriculture at Karimui, Papua New Guinea : effects of household production, consumption and the growth of children( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Battery Park. Castle Clinton; Close view of facade by John McComb( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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John McComb, Jr. Journal by John McComb( )

2 editions published in 1833 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photocopy of typescript of journal of a trip through New York State and Pennsylvania in search of a farm site
[New York City Hall Broadway and Park Row Streets New York, N.Y.] elevation and perspective by Alexander Jackson Davis( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An apology for not joining the Protestant Episcopal Church by George Bourne( Book )

1 edition published in 1843 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

City Hall by Joseph Fr Mangin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Alternative Names
John McComb

John McComb, Jr.

John McComb, Jr architecte amricain

John McComb Jr US-amerikanischer Architekt

Mac Comb John 1763-1853

MacComb John 1763-1853

Mc Comb John 1763-1853

McComb, John, Jr.

Languages
English (54)