A Place for Us: Vernacular Architecture in American Folk Art

By Stacy C. Hollander




1. Baron Hyde de Neuville, quoted in Jadviga M. da Costa Nunes, Baroness Hyde de Neuville: Sketches of America, 1807­1822 (Rutgers, N.J.: Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and The New-York Historical Society), p. 4.
2. John A. Jakle, Robert W. Bastian, and Douglas K. Meyer, Common Houses in America's Small Towns: The Atlantic Seaboard to the Mississippi Valley (Athens, Ga.: The University of Georgia Press, 1989), p. 196.
3. Cornelis Van Tienhoven, March 4, 1650, quoted in Roderic H. Blackburn and Ruth Piwonka, Remembrance of Patria: Dutch Arts and Culture in Colonial America 1609­1776 (Albany, N.Y.: Albany Institute of History and Art, 1988), p. 130.
4. Stewart Brand, How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They're Built (N.Y.: Penguin Books, 1994), p. 132.
5. Camille Wells, "Old Claims and New Demands: Vernacular Architecture Studies Today," in Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture II, ed. Camille Wells, (Columbia, Mo.: University of Missouri Press, 1986), p.2.
6. Thomas Hubka, "Just Folks Designing: Vernacular Designers and the Generation of Form," in Common Places: Readings in American Vernacular Architecture, eds. Dell Upton and John Michael Vlach (Athens, Ga.: University of Georgia Press, 1986), p. 428.
7. Blackburn and Piwonka, op. cit., p. 142.
8. Ibid., p. 92.
9. Ibid., p. 108
10. Jack Larkin, The Reshaping of Everyday Life 1790­1840 (New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1988), p.127.
11. Ibid., p. 117.
12. Jakle, Bastian, and Meyer, op. cit., p. 107.
13. W. Faux, quoted in da Costa Nunes, op. cit., p. 29.
14. Joyce K. Bibber, A Home for Everyman: The Greek Revival and Maine Domestic Architecture (Portland, Me: American Association for State and Local History Library and Greater Portland Landmarks, 1989), p. 12.



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