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Searching for Books about Princeton Architecture
In the library catalog, one can do a Keyword search with the name of the building in quotes. Alternatively, do a Subject (Browse) search for Princeton University and look at the many sub-headings (A-Z), such as Princeton University Buildings. You can "edit search" on the top category and add an add'l. keyword. You can also look for a subject heading this way with the name of the specific building in which you are interested. If the architect is known, you may wish to look up this way: keyword with name in quotes, or Subject (Browse); Last name, first name if architect is a named person, or firm name.
Books about PU's architecture
Inner Sanctum by
Call Number: LD4615.N3 I56 2010
Publication Date: 2010-06-01
Inner Sanctumtakes readers inside the Faculty Room of Princeton University's historic Nassau Hall. It explores the Faculty Room's role as the symbolic center of Princeton and venerable repository of its institutional memory, and looks at how the room and its portraits reflect and helped shape the University's identity.Located at the very heart of the Princeton campus, the Faculty Room served variously as a prayer hall, library, and museum, until University president Woodrow Wilson had it remodeled in 1906 for executive and ceremonial use.
Princeton and the Gothic Revival, 1870-1930 by
Call Number: NA610 .S43 2012 (multiple locations)
Publication Date: 2012-03-25
Princeton and the Gothic Revival investigates America's changing attitudes toward medieval art around the turn of the twentieth century through the lens of Princeton University and its role as a major patron of Gothic Revival art and architecture.