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A Listing of the White Pine Series of Architectural Monographs

The Monograph Series: Recording the Architecture of the American Colonies and the Early Republic, better known as the White Pine Series of Architectural Monographs, consisted of 98 monographs published as a series, with each monograph receiving a distinct "Volume" and "Number".

The original 98 monographs, issued in 17 Volumes, were bound into 8 volumes by the Connecticut State Library, for example, "Volume 1" and "Volume 2" are bound together. The list below shows the contents of each of the State Library's physical units. Articles of special interest to researchers of Connecticut houses are in bold. Supplementary information, not in the original, is [bracketed]. Please be aware that articles with titles that do not specifically refer to Connecticut may also contain Connecticut historic house information.

For more complete bibliographic information, consult our catalog, CONSULS, by using a "Title" search. The titles given in the list below are taken directly from the title as it appears in the catalog. Note that grammar/spelling (sometimes idiosyncratic) is given in the catalog as it appears in the original monographs.

The original set owned by CSL is in Special Collections (CSL call number SpecColl NA 1 .W6), and must be requested with an Archives/Secured Collections Pass. When requesting an item, please use the base call number plus the "volume" designation, for example, SpecColl NC 1 .W6 vol. 1-2. Some of the monographs in the series have been reprinted. For a list of CSL holdings of reprints, please check CONSULS, under "White Pine Series of Architectural Monographs".

Volumes 1-2, 1915-1916

Volume 1

No. 1 An Architectural Monograph on Colonial Cottages [Massachusetts, during the latter half of the Seventeenth Century].
No. 2 An Architectural Monographs on New England Colonial Houses [Early Portion of the Eighteenth Century].

No. 3 An Architectural Monograph on Farm Houses of New Netherlands.

Volume 2

No. 1 An Architectural Monographs on Houses of the Southern Colonies.
No. 2 An Architectural Monographs on Domestic Architecture in Massachusetts, 1750-1800.
No. 3 An Architectural Monographs on Houses of the Connecticut River Valley
.
No. 4 An Architectural Monographs on a Suburban House and Garage. [House plans from design competition.]
No. 5 An Architectural Monographs on Old Woodbury and Adjacent Domestic Architecture in Connecticut
.
No. 6 An Architectural Monograph on Colonial Architecture of the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

Volumes 3-4, 1917-1918

Volume 3

No. 1 An Architectural Monograph on Old Three Story Houses of New England.
No. 2 An Architectural Monograph on Early Wooden Architecture of Andover, Mass.
No. 3 An Architectural Monograph on Old Homes of Newburyport, Massachusetts.
No. 4 An Architectural Monograph on a White Pine House; Competitive Drawings, with Report of the Jury of Architects. [Design competition.]
No. 5 An Architectural Monograph on the Bristol Renaissance [RI].
No. 6 An Architectural Monograph on the Early Dwellings of Nantucket.

Volume 4

No. 1 An Architectural Monograph on Marblehead, Its Contribution to Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century American Architecture.
No. 2 An Architectural Monograph on Some Old Houses on the Southern Coast of Maine.
No. 3 An Architectural Monograph on Providence & Its Colonial Houses.
No. 4 An Architectural Monograph on a White Pine House for the Vacation Season.
No. 5 An Architectural Monograph on Early Wood Built Houses of Central New York.
No. 6 An Architectural Monograph on Colonial Architecture in Vermont.

Volumes 5-6, 1918-1920

Volume 5

No. 1 An Architectural Monographs on the Seventeenth Century Connecticut House.
No. 2 An Architectural Monograph on Settlements on the Eastern End of Long Island.
No. 3 An Architectural Monograph on Historic Houses of Litchfield.
No. 4 An Architectural Monographs on a Community Center Building to be Built of White Pine. [Plans from design competition]
No. 5 An Architectural Monographs on Old Chatham & Neighboring Dwellings South of the Berkshires.
No. 6 [No Number 6 was issued.]

Volume 6

No. 1 An Architectural Monograph on the Boston Post Road [includes CT houses].
No. 2 An Architectural Monograph on a New England Village [Stotham, MA].
No. 3 An Architectural Monographs on the Wooden Architecture of the Lower Delaware Valley.
No. 4 An Architectural Monograph on a Roadside Tavern to be Built of White Pine. [Plans from design competition.].
No. 5 An Architectural Monograph on Old Deerfield Massachusetts.
No. 6 An Architectural Monographs on Essex: A Connecticut River Town.

Volumes 7-8, 1921-1922

Volume 7

No. 1 An Architectural Monograph on Portsmouth N.H.: An Early American Metropolis.
No. 2 An Architectural Monograph Devoted to a Comparative Study of a Group of Early American Doorways.
No. 3 An Architectural Monographs on the Greek Revival in Owego and Nearby New York Towns.
No. 4 An Architectural Monographs on a Three Teacher Rural School with Teachers' Cottage.
No. 5 An Architectural Monograph Devoted to a Comparative Study of a Group of Early American Doorways. [Part Two: Porches.]
No. 6 An Architectural Monograph on The Town of Suffield Connecticut.

Volume 8

No. 1 An Architectural Monographs on Port Towns of Penobscot Bay.
No. 2 An Architectural Monographs on Dependencies of the Old Fashioned House.
No. 3 An Architectural Monographs on Newport, Rhode Island, An Early American Seaport.
No. 4 An Architectural Monographs on a Country Church & Sunday School Building with the Minister's Residence, to be Built of White Pine. [Plans from design competition.]
No. 5 An Architectural Monographs on Houses of Bennington, Vt. &Vicinity.
No. 6 An Architectural Monographs on Fences and Fence Posts of Colonial Times.

Volumes 9-10, 1923-1924

Volume 9

No. 1 An Architectural Monograph on Some Forgotten Farmhouses on Manhattan Is.
No. 2 An Architectural Monographs on the "River Towns" of Connecticut.

No. 3 An Architectural Monograph on Cooperstown in the Days of Our Forefathers.
No. 4 An Architectural Monograph on a Rural Library Building to be Built of White Pine. [Plans from design competition.]
No. 5 An Architectural Monograph on the Stage Coach Road from Hartford to Litchfield.
No. 6 An Architectural Monographs on Old Canterbury on the Quinnebaug. [Includes 2 photos of the Prudence Crandall house.]

Volume 10

No. 1 An Architectural Monographs on the Old Hill Towns of Windham County, Connecticut.
No. 2 An Architectural Monograph Devoted to a Comparative Study of a Group of Early American Ornamental Cornices. [Part 1]
No. 3 An Architectural Monograph Devoted to a Comparative Study of a Group of Early American Ornamental Cornices. [Part II (includes the Prudence Crandall house)]

No. 4 An Architectural Monograph on Rensselaerville, An Old Village of the Helderbergs.
No. 5 An Architectural Monograph: Wooden Architecture in the Berkshires.
No. 6 The White Pine Series of Architectural Monographs, A Review and a Forecast.

Volumes 11-12, 1925-1926

Volume 11

No. 1 An Architectural Monograph: Massachusetts Bay Influence on Connecticut Valley Colonial.
No. 2 An Architectural Monograph: Interior Woodwork in New England During the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. [Shows Webb House in Wethersfield, CT and other CT houses.]

No. 3 An Architectural Monograph: Early Dutch Houses of New Jersey.
No. 4 An Architectural Monograph: Late Eighteenth Century Architecture in Western Massachusetts.
No. 5 An Architectural Monograph: Country Meeting Houses Along the Massachusetts-New Hampshire Line.
No. 6 An Architectural Monograph: The George Read, II House at New Castle, Delaware.

Volume 12

No. 1 An Architectural Monograph: New Castle, Delaware, an Eighteenth Century Town.
No. 2 An Architectural Monograph: Farmington Connecticut.

No. 3 An Architectural Monograph: The Burlington County Court House at Mount Hally New Jersey. [Actually Mount Holly.]
No. 4 An Architectural Monograph: Alexandria, Virginia.
No. 5 An Architectural Monograph: Early Dwellings in New Hampshire.
No. 6 An Architectural Monograph: Wiscasset Maine.

Volumes 13-14, 1927-1928

Volume 13

No. 1 An Architectural Monograph: New Bern, "The Athens of North Carolina". [Part I]
No. 2 An Architectural Monograph: New England Influence on North Carolina Architecture, New Bern -- Part II.
No. 3 An Architectural Monograph: An Eastern North Carolina Town House, the Smallwood-Jones Residence.
No. 4 An Architectural Monograph: Moravian Architecture of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
No. 5 An Architectural Monograph: The Col. Robert Means House at Amherst, New Hampshire.
No. 6 An Architectural Monograph: Some Old Time Churches of Vermont.

Volume 14

No. 1 An Architectural Monograph: Houses in South Eastern Massachusetts.
No. 2 An Architectural Monograph: The Charm of Old Charleston, a New World City of Old World Memories.
No. 3 An Architectural Monograph: A Town House of Charleston, So. Carolina, the William Gibbs Residence.
No. 4 An Architectural Monograph: Some Charleston Mansions.
No. 5 An Architectural Monograph: Charleston Doorways, entrance Motives from a South Carolina City.
No. 6 An Architectural Monograph: The Edwards-Smyth House, Charleston, South Carolina.

Volumes 15-17, 1929-1931

Volume 15

No. 1 Churches in Eight American Colonies Differing in Elements of Design. [Includes CT.]
No. 2 Old Salem, Now a Part of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
No. 3 The House of John Imlay, Esq., an Eightheenth18th Century Dwelling, Allentown, New Jersey.
No. 4 A Pre-Revolutionary Annapolis House --Part One: Designed by Matthew Buckland for Matthias Hammond, Esq.
No. 5 A Pre-Revolutionary Annapolis House --Part Two Designed by Matthew Buckland for Matthias Hammond, Esq.
No. 6 Annapolis on the Severn.

Volume 16

No. 1 Montpelier, the Snowden-Long House, Prince George County, Maryland.
No. 2 A Comparative Study of a Group of Early American Windows. [Includes CT.]

No. 3 Gunston Hall, Fairfax County, Virginia.
No. 4 Some Houses of Colonial Maryland.
No. 5 Wye House, Home of the Lloyds, Talbot County, Maryland.
No. 6 Public Buildings, Part One. [Includes CT.]

Volume 17

No. 1 The Builders' Companion Demonstrating all the Principal Rules of Architecture, Part One. [A reprint of the handbook by William Pain, London, 1762.]
No. 2 The Builders' Companion Demonstrating all the Principal Rules of Architecture, Part Two. [A reprint of the handbook by William Pain, London, 1762.]
No. 3 Architectural Inspiration from Northern Virginia.
No. 4 The Charm of Old San Antonio, a Spanish Settlement of the Southwest.
No. 5 Domestic Architecture of Anne Arundel County, Maryland.
No. 6 Small Colonial Houses. [Includes CT.]

Prepared by History and Genealogy Unit, Connecticut State Library. Revised: March 2005.