Architects to the nation : the rise and decline of the Supervising Architect's Office / Antoinette J. Lee ; with foreword by William Seale

Author(s): Lee, Antoinette J. (Antoinette Josephine)
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Subjects: Public buildings--United States--Designs and plans
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Office of Supervising Architect
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
LC Classification: N, NA
Physical Description: xvi, 336 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword / William Seale
Acknowledgments
1. Prelude 3
2. No Blueprint for the New Nation, 1789-1851 11
3. The Bureau of Construction and the Corps of Engineers, 1852-1865 39
4. Alfred B. Mullett, 1866-1874 73
5. The Supervising Architect's Office in the Gilded Age, 1875-1894 111
6. The Tarsney Act, Its Passage and Postponement in Implementation, 1893-1896 163
7. Proponents of "Academic Classicism," 1895-1925 189
8. The Public Buildings Program in Eras of Affluence and Depression, 1926-1939 237
Epilogue: 1940 - Present 277
Notes 297
Index 327
Notes: LCCN: 99013565
ISBN: 0195128222
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-325) and index
OCLC Number: 40698549
ISBN/ISSN: 0195128222