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Published Biographical References

  • Dorsey, John R. and James D. Dilts. A Guide to Baltimore Architecture. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1981., p. 280-281
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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. 108
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  • Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects. New York : Free Press ; London : Collier Macmillan, c1982. , v. 3, p. 200-208
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  • Lane, Mills. Architecture of the Old South: South Carolina. Savannah: Bee Hive Press, 1997 c1984., p. 150-179
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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. 21-25, 28-29, 32-33
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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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  • Architectural Record (periodical), v. 40, p. 584-588, 1916
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  • Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (periodical) 1941-, v. 11, p. 23-26, 10/1952
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  • Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (periodical) 1941-, v. 22, p. 228-32, 12/1963
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  • Alexander, Robert L. "Baltimore Row Houses of the Nineteenth Century." American Studies 16 (1975): 65-76.
  • Ames, Kenneth. "Robert Mills and The Philadelphia Row House." Society of Architectural Historians Journal. 27 (May 1968): 140-6, illustrated.
  • Bryan, John M. Robert Mills, Architect. Washington, DC: The American Institute of Architects Press, 1989.
  • "Classic Ground for Architecture." Progressive Architecture. 49 (December 1968) 48, 50 (illustrated).
  • Cohen, Hennig, ed. "The Journal of Robert Mills, 1828-1830." South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine 53 (1952)
  • Cohen, Hennig. "Robert Mills Architect of South Carolina." Antiques. 55 (March 1949) 198-200 (illustrated).
  • Cohen, Hennig. "An Unpublished Diary by Robert Mills, 1803." South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine. 51 (1950): 190-193.
  • Dreher, Mrs. James F. "The 90-day Battle for Ainsley Hall Mansion." Historic Preservation. 15 (1963) 70-71 (illustrated).
  • Evans, Richard X. "The Washington Monument in Baltimore: Robert Mills, Architect." Federal Architect. 8 (October 1937) 38-41.
  • Gallagher, Helen Mar, Mrs., (Pierce). "Robert Mills, 1781-1855: America's First Native Architect, parts I-III, introduction by Fiske Kimball." Architectural Record. 65 (May 1929) 387-93; 66 (July 1929) 67-72.
  • --. Robert Mills, Architect of the Washington Monument, 1781-1855. New York: Columbia University Press, 1935.
  • Hall, Louise. "Mills, Strickland, and Walter: Their Adventures in a World of Science." Magazine of Art 40 (1947): 266-271. Huxtable, Ada Louise. "The Washington Monument, 1836-1884, Washington, D.C." Progressive Architecture. 38 (August 1957) 141-144 (illustrated).
  • Laphas, Samuel Jr. "Architectural Specifications of a Centruy Ago." Architectural Record. 53 (March 1925) 239-44 (plates, plan).
  • "Letter re Robert Mills from H.G. Richey." Reprinted from the Charleston, S.C. Courier for August 7, 1836." Federal Architect. 7 (October 1936) 14-15.
  • Liscombe, Rhodri Windsor. The Church Architecture of Robert Mills. Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1985.
  • Marsh, Blanche. Robert Mills: Architect in South Carolina. Columbia, SC: R.L. Bryan Company, 1970.
  • Mills, Robert. The American Pharos; or, Light-house Guide, Founded on Official Reports Received at the Treasury Department . . .. Washington, DC: Thompson & Homans, 1832. (rev. ed., 1843)
  • Mills, Robert. The American Pharos; or, Light-house Guide, Founded on Official Reports Received at the Treasury Department . . .. Washington, DC: Thompson & Homans, 1832. (rev. ed., 1843).
  • Mills, Robert. Atlas of the State of South Carolina. Charleston, SC: 1823 (later ed., Philadelphia: 1838?)
  • Mills, Robert. Guide to the Capitol and National Executive Offices of the United States. Washington, DC: W. Greer, 1847-48.
  • Mills, Robert. Inland Navigation: Plan for a Great Canal between Charleston and Columbia, and for Connecting Our Waters with Those of the Western Country. Columbia, SC: Telescope Press, 1821.
  • Mills, Robert. Internal Improvement of South Carolina, Particularly Adapted to the Low Country. Columbia, SC: State Gazette Office, 1823.
  • Mills, Robert. Some Letters of Robert Mills, Engineer and Architect. Columbia, SC: Historical Commissin of South Carolian, 1938.
  • Mills, Robert. Statistics of South Carolina, including a View of Its Natural, Civil, and Military History. Charleston, SC: Hurlbut and Lloyd, 1826.
  • Mills, Robert. "Unpublished Fragment of the Autobiography of Robert Mills." Federal Architect. 8 (July 1937): 54, 59.
  • Mills, Robert. Water-works for the Metropolitan City of Washington. Washington: L. Towers, 1853.
  • Morris, Edwin Bateman. "A Monument to Robert Mills." Journal of the American Institute of Architects. 9 (June 1948) 257-61.
  • "A National Architect Whom Time Almost Erased." American Architect. 116 (1919) 787.
  • Newcomb, Rexford. "American Architects." The Architect. 9 (March 1928) 697-9.
  • Newtown, Roger Hale. "...Bulfinch's Design for the Library of Congress." Art Bulletin. 23 (September 1941) 221-2 (plate).
  • "The Old Patent Office (now occupied by the Civil Service Commission): the Work of Robert Mills." Federal Architect. 7 (April 1937) 68. Illustrated.
  • Petty, Walter F. "Funding a Restoration." American Institute of Architects Journal. 7 (December 1966) 61-2. Illustrations.
  • Rich, Lorimer. "A Review of the Book by H. M. Gallagher."
  • "The Robert Mills Monument ...: Unveiled on May 30th, 1936, the Hundred Anniversary [of the Supervising Architect's Office]." Federal Architect. 8 (July 1936) 27-29. Illustrated.
  • Scott, Pam, ed. The Scholarly Resources Microfilm Edition of the Papers of Robert Mills, 1781-1855. New York: Scholarly Resources, Inc., c1990.
  • Van Brunt, Henry. "The Washington Monument." American Art Review. (1880) 7-12, 57-65.
  • Waddell, Gene. Robert Mills's Courthouses & Jails. Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1981.
  • Zukowsky, John. "Monumental American Obelisks: Centennial Vistas." Art Bulletin 58 (1976): 574-581.

Biographical Drawings, Photos, Papers, etc.

  • Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, MD
  • Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA
  • South Carolina Historical Society


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