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Published Biographical References

  • Morrone, Francis. An Architectural Guidebook to Philadelphia. Layton, UT: Gibbs Smith, 1999., p. 11
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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. 11, p. 550-551
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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. 418
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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. 112-113
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  • Moss, Roger W. Philadelphia Victorian. Philadelphia: The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, 1998., p. 118
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  • Morris, Charles, ed. Makers of Philadelphia: An Historical Work. Philadelphia: L. R. Hamersly & Co., 1894., p. 210
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  • Maynard, W. Barksdale, Architecture in the United States, 1800-1850, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2002, p. 51
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  • Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builders' Guide, v. 3, n. 7, p. i, 71, 2/20/1888
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  • Jackson, Joseph. Early Philadelphia Architects and Engineers. Philadelphia: 1923.
  • Keefe, John W. "The Setting of the Designs for the Philadelphia City Hall and Its Building through the Laying of the Cornerstone, July 4, 1874." M.A. Thesis, Yale University, 1965.
  • Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects. New York: Macmillan, 1982, v.3, p. 133-134.
  • Mason, George Champlin. "Professional Ancestry of the Philadelphia Chapter." Journal of the American Institute of Architects 1 (September 1913): 371-386.
  • Obituary: American Architect and Building News 28 (January 1890): 33; Architecture and Building 12 (18 January 1890)
  • "Supervising Architect: Sketch of the Gentleman of Whom the Honor of the Appointment Has Been Confirmed," Philadelphia Inquirer (Dec. 4, 1874), 3.
  • Wodehouse, Lawrence. "John McArthur, Jr." Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 28 (1969): 108-138.

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