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Published Biographical References

  • Roach, Hannah Benner (1907-1976). Bibliographical card file, ca. 1718-1795. ca. 9000 cards. (American Philosophical Society Manuscript Collection)
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  • Hall, Louise. "Artificer to Architect in America." Ph.D. Dissertation, (Radcliffe College), Harvard University, 1954.
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  • Minutes of The Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia. (Manuscripts in the Library of the American Philosophical Society)
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  • Moss, Roger W. "Master Builders: A History of the Colonial Philadelphia Building Trades." Ph.D Dissertation, University of Delaware, 1972.
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  • Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Philadelphia: 1877-, v. 82, p. 389, 1958
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  • Jordan, John Woolf. Colonial Families of Philadelphia. II, New York: Lewis Pub. Co., 1911, p. 902.
     
  • Library Company of Philadelphia. A Catalogue of Books, belonging to the Library Company of Philadelphia. I, Philadelphia: C. Scherman & Company Printers, 1835.
     
  • Mutual Assurance Company for Insuring Houses from Loss by Fire. The Architectural Surveys, 1784-1794. Edited by Anthony N. B. Garvan. Philadelphia: Mutual Assurance Company, 1976, v.1, p. 275.
     
  • Philadelphia Wills and Records. 1820:11.
     

Biographical Drawings, Photos, Papers, etc.

  • Philadelphia City Archives. Record Series 37.19, "Cemetery Returns, 1803-1854."
     

 

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