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Published Biographical References

  • 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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  • 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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  • Morton, Thomas E. The History of the Pennsylvania Hospital, 1751-1895. Philadelphia: Times Printing House, 1895., p. 400
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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 Gazette (periodical), n. 1120, 5/31/1750
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  • Pennsylvania Gazette (periodical), n. 1256, 1/16/1753
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  • Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Philadelphia: 1877-, v. 12, p. 123-125, 1888
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  • Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Philadelphia: 1877-, v. 16, p. 447, 1892
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  • Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Philadelphia: 1877-, v. 13, p. 360, 365, 375, 1899
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  • Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Philadelphia: 1877-, v. 59, p. 316-17, 1945
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  • Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Philadelphia: 1877-, v. 69, p. 317, 1949
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  • Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Philadelphia: 1877-, p. 406, 437, 10/1964
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  • Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Philadelphia: 1877-, v. 98, p. 137, 1974
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  • Albion, Robert A., and Leonidas Dodson, ed. Philip Vickers Fithian Journal, 1775-1776. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1934, v.2.
     
  • Bridenbaugh, Carl. The Colonial Craftsman. New York: New York University Press, 1950.
     
  • Force, Peter, ed. American Archives. v.1, (Fourth Series), Washington, D. C.: Mount St. Clair Clarke & Peter Force, 1837, p. 392-393.
     
  • Frederick County, Virginia. Will Book. #1, p. 199. (Will of Isaac Zane, Jr.)
     
  • Moss, Roger W. "Isaac Zane, Jr., A 'Quaker for the Times," Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 77 (July 1969:: 291-306.
     
  • Nelson, William, ed. Documents Relating to Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Patterson, NJ: Press Printing & Publishing, 1901, 23, p. 530.
     
  • Patterson, John G. "Ebenezer Zane, Frontiersman," West Virginia History 12 (October 1950): 5-45.
     
  • Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Memorials concerning Deceased Friends: 1788 to 1819. Philadelphia: S. W. Conrad, 1821.
     
  • Schneider, Norris F. "Lawyer Searched for Facts Behind Betty Zane Legend," The Times Recorder, Zanesville, Ohio (15 March 1964), p. 5B.
     
  • Sellers, Charles Coleman. "Joseph Sansom, Philadelphia Silhouettist." Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 88 (October 1964): 437 (a silhouette of Zane).
     
  • "To be SOLD/Marlbro, IRON-WORKS," Pennsylvania Journal and the Weekly Advertiser. Philadelphia: Printed and sold by William Bradford, 1742-1793, (August 23, 1783), #1619.
     
  • White, Francis. The Philadelphia Directory. Philadelphia: Printed by Young, Stewart, & M'Culloch, 1785, p. 83.
     

Biographical Drawings, Photos, Papers, etc.

  • Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809. "Business Papers, 1756-1869," In Guide to the Manuscript Collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: The Society, 1991, #176 (20 August 1783).
     
  • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790. "Papers, 1747-1794," In Guide to the Manuscript Collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: The Society, 1991, #215 (15 June 1758).
     
  • Plan of the Philadelphia Dispensary for the Medical Relief of the Poor, with a list of names of contributors, 1787, in Pemberton Family. "Papers, 1641-1880," In Guide to the Manuscript Collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: The Society, 1991, #484A (1772-1784).
     
  • "Isaac Zane Manuscript," Quaker Collection, Swarthmore Friends Collection, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
     
  • Zane accounts, receipts, bills, catalogues of books, daybook, etc. in Coates and Reynell. "Papers, 1702-1843," In Guide to the Manuscript Collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: The Society, 1991, #140A (1748-1754).
     
  • Zane ledger, 1748-1759, in Gratz, Simon. "Collection, 1343-1928," In Guide to the Manuscript Collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: The Society, 1991, #250A (see "Ledger" and "Account Book,") [1748-1769].
     

 

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