BIBLIOGRAPHY AND RESOURCES
Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism
One Constitution Plaza, 2nd floor
Hartford, CT 06103
Web site: www.cultureandtourism.org
Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation
940 Whitney Ave.
Hamden, CT 06517
Web site: www.cttrust.org
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Northeast Regional Office
7 Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4th floor
Boston, MA 02109
Web site: www.PreservationNation.org
National Park Service
National Register of Historic Places
1849 C Street, NW (2280)
Washington, DC 20240
Web site: www.nps.gov/history/nr/
National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers
Hall of the States, Suite 342
444 North Capitol St., NW
Washington, DC 20001
Web site: www.ncshpo.org
Connecticut State Library
231 Capitol Ave.
Hartford, CT 06106
Web site: www.cslib.org
Connecticut Historical Society
One Elizabeth St.
Hartford, CT 06105
Web site: www.chs.org
B. Historical Resources
Barber, John Warner. Connecticut Historical Collections. New Haven, CT: Durrie & Peck and J.W. Barber, 1836. Facsimile, Bibliopola Press, 1999. Includes brief descriptions and woodcut views of most Connecticut communities.
Beers, Frederick W. Beers Atlas of Connecticut Counties (various titles). NY: Beers, Ellis & Soule (later F.W. Beers & Co.); various dates (1874 and others).
· Baker & Tilden. Atlas of Hartford City and Count. Baker & Tilden, 1869.
· Beers, F.W. Atlas of New Haven County, Connecticut, From Actual Surveys.F.W. Beers & Co., 1868.
· Beers, F.W. Atlas of New London County, Connecticut, From Actual Surveys.F.W. Beers & Co., 1868.
· Beers. F.W. Atlas of New York and Vicinity. F.W. Beers, A.D. Ellis & G.G. Soule, 1867. [Includes portions of Fairfield County]
· Beers, F.W. County Atlas of Litchfield, Connecticut: From Actual Surveys. F.W. Beers & Co., 1874.
· Beers, F.W. County Atlas of Middlesex, Connecticut: From Actual Surveys. F.W. Beers & Co., 1874.
· Gray, Ormando Willis. Atlas of Windham and Tolland Counties . . . From Actual Surveys. D.G. Keeney, 1869.
Drawings, prints, photographs, and postcards of Connecticut communities, ca 1800-1940 in digitized form on the Connecticut History Online web site, www.cthistoryonline.org.
Panoramic maps or “birds-eye” views of Connecticut communities, produced by various companies ca. 1881-1921. Digitized maps of more than twenty Connecticut cities and towns versions are available on the Library of Congress web site (http://memory.loc.gov)
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps. Various years available in libraries and archives inConnecticut. “Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970,” at www.sanborn.umi.com(subscription web site).
C. Technical Resources
Blumenson, John J.G. Identifying American Architecture: A Pictorial Guide to Styles and Terms. Walnut Creek, CA: Alta Mira Press, 1995.
Carley, Rachel. The Visual Dictionary of American Domestic Architecture. NY: Henry Holt & Co., 1994.
Cassity, Pratt. Maintaining Community Character: How to Establish a Local Historic District. Rev. ed. Washington, DC: National Trust for Historic Preservation, 2001.
Cox, Rachel. Design Review in Historic Districts. Rev. ed. Washington, DC: National Trust for Historic Preservation, 2003.
Gorski, Eleanor. Regulating New Construction in Historic Districts. Washington, DC: National Trust for Historic Preservation, 2009.
McAlester, Virgina, and McAlester, Lee. Field Guide to American Houses. NY: Knopf, 1984.
National Register of Historic Places Bulletins – available for free download at www.nps.gov/history/nr/publications:
Bulletin #15: How to Apply the National Register Criteria for Evaluation
Bulletin #24: Guidelines for Local Surveys: A Basis for Preservation Planning
Bulletin #39: Researching a Historic Property
Poppeliers, John C., and S. Allen Chambers, Jr. What Style Is It? A Guide to American Architecture. Rev. ed. Washington, DC: National Trust for Historic Preservation, 2003.
The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties with Guidelines for Preserving, Rehabilitating, Restoring and Reconstructing Historic Buildings. Washington, DC: United States Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, Heritage Preservation Services, 1992. (GPO stock number 024-005-01157-9).
Visser, Thomas Durant. Field Guide to New England Barns and Farm Buildings. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1997.
Edmondson, Paul, Miller, Julia & White, Bradford. Procedural Due Process in Plain English: A Guide for Preservation Commissions. Rev. ed. Washington, DC: National Trust for Historic Preservation, 2008.