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Primary Sources in The Arts in Special Collections: Architecture

About the collection

Architectural holdings range from sixteenth-century printed works to original architectural drawings in ink and watercolor to digital collections featuring local architecture.

Digital Collections

  Delaware Postcard Collection
Views of Delaware and nearby areas, representing both well-known Delaware buildings, monuments, and views, and small town life, including street scenes and domestic buildings.
  Willard Stewart WPA & HABS Photographs of Delaware
Taken in the 1930s, these photographs document Delaware businesses and industries, architecture, city and town life, parks, agriculture, and natural places in the 1930s.

Select bibliographies

Listed here are bibliographies of resources in Special Collections pertaining to architecture. Please note that the items listed in the bibliographies represent only a small portion of materials on architecture and interior design held in Special Collections.

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