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Published Biographical References

  • Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builders' Guide, v. 7, n. 12, p. i, 3/23/1892
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  • Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builders' Guide, v. 8, n. 30, p. i, 7/26/1893
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  • Obituary: American Art Annual 16 (1919): 223; Journal of the American Institute of Architects 6 (December 1918): 585.

Biographical Drawings, Photos, Papers, etc.

  • Membership records, American Institute of Architects Archives, Washington, DC (includes letter from Mrs. Shirk announcing Shirk's death). (When Shirk applied for membership in the AIA on 21 September 1901, he submitted drawings for a residence at 2028 Walnut St., Phila. and for the Inquirer office in Atlantic City, NJ.)
  • Membership record, Philadelphia Chapter, AIA (photocopy in biography file, Athenaeum of Philadelphia)
  • Letter to Benjamin Githens from J. C. M. Shirk, 30 September 1898 (First Baptist Church Archives, Philadelphia, PA)


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