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This site was created in 2018 by Peter A. Williams, Fisher Fine Arts Library Intern, Teaching, Research and Learning Services, University of Pennsylvania Libraries. It is maintained by Patricia Guardiola, Assitant Director, Fisher Fine Arts Library. A guide to using Omeka for fine arts projects can be found at the Penn Libraries website.

For further reading

Works Consulted

Bosley, Edward R. University of Pennsylvania Library: Frank Furness. London: Phaidon, 1996.

Devlin, Eleanor. The Development of the Catalogue of the University of Pennsylvania Library. Penn History, 2003. http://www.library.upenn.edu/exhibits/pennhistory/library/cards/cards.development.html.

Katz, Michael B. and Thomas J. Sugrue, eds. W.E.B. DuBois, Race, and the City: The Philadelphia Negro and its Legacy. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998.

Nash, Gary B. “Clio’s Cornucopia: the last quarter century of historical scholarship on Philadelphia.” The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 31 (4), October, 347-375. Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 2007.

Nitzsche, George E. University of Pennsylvania: its history, traditions, buildings and memorials: a guide for visitors. 5th ed. Philadelphia: John C. Winston Company, 1914. Ebook available from HathiTrust: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.$b313962;view=1up;seq=1

Proceedings at the opening of the library of the University of Pennsylvania, 7th of February 1891. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1891.

Thomas, George E., “Fisher Fine Arts Library (University Library)” [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/PA-02-PH147.3. Accessed 2018-04-26.

Thomas, George E., Michael J. Lewis and Jeffrey A. Cohen. Frank Furness: the Complete Works. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1991.

Venturi, Rauch and Scott Brown. A Master Plan for the Selective Restoration and Continued Use of the Furness Building. Philadelphia, Pa.: Venturi, Rauch and Scott Brown, 1986.

Venturi, Scott Brown Collection. Architectural Archives, University of Pennsylvania.

More resources

The entry for Fisher Fine Arts Library at Philadelphia Architects and Buildings:

Fisher Fine Arts Digital Image Collection (available through Artstor)

University of Pennsylvania Digital Archives

UPenn Architectural Archives