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Published Biographical References

  • Gilchrist, Agnes Addison. William Strickland: Architect and Engineer 1788-1854.. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1950.
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  • Rutledge, Anna Wells, comp. and ed. Cumulative Records of Exhibition Catalogs: The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1807-1870; The Society of Artists, 1800-1814; The Artists' Fund Society, 1835-1845. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1955., p. 216-217
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  • Lee, Antoinette J. Architects to the Nation: The Rise and Decline of the Supervising Architect's Office. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000., p. 16
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  • Morrone, Francis. An Architectural Guidebook to Philadelphia. Layton, UT: Gibbs Smith, 1999., p. 66
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  • Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects. New York : Free Press ; London : Collier Macmillan, c1982. , v. 4, p. 139-145
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  • American Society of Civil Engineers. A Biographical Dictionary of American Civil Engineers. v. 1. New York: 1972., p. 113-114
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, Three Centuries of American Art : Bicentennial Exhibition, April 11-October 10, 1976 : [catalogue]. [Philadelphia] : Philadelphia Museum of Art, c1976. , p. 244
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  • Dictionary of American Biography, under the Auspices of the American Council of Learned Societies. New York, C. Scribner's sons, 1928- , v. 9, p. 137-138
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  • Maynard, W. Barksdale, Architecture in the United States, 1800-1850, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2002, p. see index
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  • Wermeil, Sara E. The Fireproof Building: Technology and Public Safety in the Nineteenth-Century American City. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000., p. 13, 23-24, 28, 29, 35, 49
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  • Cotter, John, Daniel G. Roberts, Michael Parrington, The Buried Past An Archaelogical History of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 1992, p. 54,110,113,167,192,293,312,327-30
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  • Moss, Roger W. Philadelphia Victorian. Philadelphia: The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, 1998., p. xi, 17-21, 26-28, 146n
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  • Architectural Record (periodical), v. 23, p. 123-136, 1908
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  • The Architect, New York : Forbes Pub. Co., 1923-1931. , v. 10, n. 4, p. 453-458, 7/1928
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  • Frank S. Schwarz & Son, Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Marine Tradition (1815-1915). Philadelphia: 1983, nos. 5-8.
  • Gilchrist, Agnes Addison. William Strickland, Architect and Engineer: 1788-1854. New York: Da Capo, 1969 (reprint of 1950 edition).
  • Jordy, William H. Buildings on Paper : Rhode Island architectural drawings, 1825-1945. Providence, RI: Bell Gallery, List Art Center, Brown University, 1982, p. 233-234.
  • Mason, George Champlin. "Professional Ancestry of the Philadelphia Chapter." Journal of the American Institute of Architects 1 (September 1913): 371-386.
  • St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia. An Historical Catalogue of the St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia, with Biographical Sketches of Deceased Members.... Philadelphia : Printed for the Society, 1907-1937, v.1 , p. 334-335.
  • Strickland, William et al. "Internal Improvements -- Railways." American Farmer (15 April 1825): 29. (Letter signed by Strickland, Mathew Carey, Joseph Hemphill, Richard Peters, Jr., and Stephen Duncan: Acting Committee of the Pennsylvania Society for the Promotion of Internal Improvement.)
  • Strickland, William. Reports on Canals, Railways, Roads, and Other Subjects, : Made to "The Pennsylvania Society for the Promotion of Internal Improvement". Philadelphia: H.C. Carey & I. Lea, 1826.

Biographical Drawings, Photos, Papers, etc.

  • William Strickland Portrait, Athenaeum of Philadelphia - General Collection - Photographs
    Call Number: 001-P-389
    Quantity: 1
  • Portrait of William Strickland, Athenaeum of Philadelphia - General Collection - Museum Collection
    Quantity: 1 Item
    Dates: 1952
  • U. S. Mint, New Orleans, Orleans Parish Notarial Archives.
  • American Institute of Architects Archives, Washington, DC (RG 801, SR5, Box 1, Folder 3a)
  • Letter from Strickland to Robert Mills, The Papers of Robert Mills, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (25 November 1839)


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