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History of the United States Capitol : a chronicle of design, construction, and politics

Author: William C Allen; United States. Architect of the Capitol.
Publisher: Washington, DC : U.S. GPO, 2001.
Series: Senate document (United States. Congress. Senate), 106-29.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Allen, William C. (William Charles), 1950-
History of the United States Capitol.
Washington, DC : U.S. GPO, 2001
(OCoLC)624181172
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William C Allen; United States. Architect of the Capitol.
ISBN: 0160508304 9780160508301
OCLC Number: 46420177
Description: xviii, 498 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 32 cm.
Contents: Grandeur on the Potomac --
Jefferson and Latrobe --
Destruction and restoration, 1814-1817 --
The Bulfinch years, 1818-1829 --
An unsettled time, 1830-1850 --
Thomas U. Walter and the Capitol exntension --
Captain M.C. Meigs, engineer in charge --
Pride and strife --
Calm and calamity --
The Clark years, 1865-1902 --
Civic improvements --
Views of history.
Series Title: Senate document (United States. Congress. Senate), 106-29.
Other Titles: Capitol
Responsibility: prepared under the direction of the Architect of the Capitol by William C. Allen.

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