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The first American women architects

Author: Sarah Allaback
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"By 1920, there were over two hundred women practicing architecture in the United States, actively working on major design and building projects before they were even given the right to vote. Organized alphabetically as a reference guide, this volume provides a biographical sketch of each architect's life, education, and professional career, and a list of known works and sources for further research. Many of these  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Reference works
Biography
Biography Dictionaries
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Allaback
ISBN: 9780252033216 0252033213
OCLC Number: 167518574
Description: xiv, 265 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Biographical entries --
Adams, Ruth Maxon (1883-1970) --
Almy, Mary (1883-1967) --
Barney, Nora Stanton Blatch (1883-1971) --
Bethune, Jennie Louise Blanchard (1856-1913) --
Bridgman, Lilian (1866-1948) --
Brunson, Emma F. (1887-1980) --
Budd, Katharine Cotheal (1860-1951) --
Butterfield, Emily Helen (1884-1958) --
Chapman, Josephine Wright (1867-1943) --
Coit, Elisabeth (1892-1987) --
Colter, Mary Jane Elizabeth (1869-1958) --
Connor, Rose (1892-1970) --
Craig, Mary (1889-1964) --
Darling-Parlin, Maude (1885-1979) --
Deakin, Edna (1871-1946) --
Dozier, Henrietta Cuttino (1872-1947) --
French, Helen Douglass (b. 1900) --
Fritsch, Margaret Goodin (1899-1993) --
Furman, Ethel Madison Bailey (1893-1976) --
Gannon, Mary Nevan (b. 1867) --
Greely, Rose Ishbel (1887-1969) --
Griffin, Marion Mahony (1871-1961) --
Hall, Leola (1881-1930) --
Hands, Alice J. --
Hayden, Florence Kenyon (1882-1973) --
Hayden, Sophia Gregoria (1868-1953) --
Henley, Frances Evelyn (d. 1955) --
Hicks, Margaret (1858-83) --
Hill, Esther Marjorie (1895-1985) --
Holman, Emily Elizabeth (fl. 1892-1915) --
Hook, Mary Rockwell (1877-1978) --
Howe, Lois Lilley (1864-1964) --
Irwin, Harriet Morrison (1828-97) --
Johnson, Alice E. (1862-1936) --
Keichline, Anna Wagner (1889-1943) --
Kellogg, Fay (1871-1918) --
Luscomb, Florence Hope (1887-1985) --
Manley, Marion Isadore (1893-1984) --
Manning, Eleanor (1884-1973) --
Martini, Elisabeth A. (b. 1886) --
McCain, Ida (b. 1884) --
Mead, Marcia (1879-1967) --
Mercur, Elise (1869-1947) --
Moody, Harriet J. (1891-1966) --
Morgan, Julia (1872-1957) --
Morrow, Gertrude E. Comfort (ca. 1892-1987) --
Mother Joseph of the Sacred Heart, Sister of Providence (Esther Pariseau) (1823-1902) --
Muir, Edla (1906-71) --
Nedved, Elizabeth Kimball (1897-1969) --
Nichols, Minerva Parker (1863-1949) --
Northman, Edith Mortensen (b. 1893) --
Parker, Marion Alice (1875?-1935) --
Pattee, Elizabeth Greenleaf (b. 1893) --
Peddle, Juliet (1899-1979) --
Peters, Nelle Elizabeth Nichols (1884-1974) --
Pfeiffer, Alberta Raffl (1899-1994) --
Pierce, Marjorie (1900-1999) --
Pope, Theodate (1867-1946) --
Power, Ethel Brown (1881-1969) --
Raymond, Eleanor (1888-1989) --
Rice, Lilian Jeanette (1888-1938) --
Riggs, Lutah Maria (1896-1984) --
Roberts, Isabel (b. 1874) --
Rockfellow, Anne Graham (1866-1954) --
Rogers, Eliza Jacobus Newkirk (1877-1966) --
Ryan, Ida Annah (1873-1950) --
Salomonsky, Verna Cook (1890-1978) --
Sawyer, Gertrude (1895-1996) --
Schenck, Anna Pendleton (d. 1915) --
Spencer, Margaret Fulton (1882-1966) --
Steinmesch, Harriet Mae (1893-1979) --
Waterman, Hazel Wood (1865-1948) --
Whitman, Bertha Louise Yerex (b. 1892) --
Wilburn, Leila Ross (1885-1967) --
Williams, Emily (1869-1942) --
Young, Helen Binkerd (1877-1959) --
Appendix 1. Female graduates of architecture schools, 1878-1934 --
Appendix 2. Female members of the American Institute of Architects, 1857-1950 --
Notes --
Annotated bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Sarah Allaback.
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