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Selections from Ed Crocker's Architectural Conservation Bookshelf

Ackerman, James. Palladio. Penguin, 1966.

Adams, W. Green development: environment and sustainability in a developing world. Routledge, 2009.

Alexander, Christopher. A pattern language: towns, buildings, construction. Oxford University Press, 1977.

Anderson, John. The Strength of Materials and Structures. Longmans, Green, and Co., 1887.

Baldridge, W, and New Mexico Geological Society. Rio Grande Rift, northern New Mexico: New Mexico Geological Society thirty-fifth Annual Field Conference, October 11-13, 1984. New Mexico Geological Society, 1984.

Bell, D., and Historic Scotland. The Historic Scotland Guide to International Conservation Charters. Historic Scotland technical advice notes no. 8. Historic Scotland, 1997.

Bourgeois, Jean-Louis. Spectacular Vernacular: The Adobe Tradition. Aperture Foundation, 1996.

Branner, Robert. Gothic architecture. G. Braziller, 1961.

Brewer, Robert. The Persistence of Memory: New Mexico's Churches. Museum of New Mexico Press, 1990.

Bunting, Bainbridge. John Gaw Meem, southwestern architect. University of New Mexico Press, 1983.

Cameron, Catherine. Hopi dwellings: architectural change at Orayvi. University of Arizona Press, 1999.

Carver, Norman. North African villages: Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia. Documan Press, 1989.

Center for Historic Buildings (U.S.). Extending the legacy: GSA historic building stewardship. U.S. General Services Administration, 2004.

Chauvenet, Beatrice. John Gaw Meem: pioneer in historic preservation. Historic Santa Fe Foundation, Museum of New Mexico Press, 1985.

Cleal, Rosamund. Stonehenge in its landscape: twentieth-century excavations. English Heritage, 1995.

Coan, Charles. A history of New Mexico. The American Historical Society, Inc., 1925.

Coburn, Andrew. Technical principles of building for safety. International Technology Publications, 1995.

Conkling, Roscoe and Margaret. The Butterfield Overland Mail, 1857-1869: its organization and operation… Arthur H. Clark, 1947.

Crampton, C. The Zunis of Cibola. University of Utah Press, 1977.

Cullimore, Clarence. Santa Barbara adobes. Santa Barbara Book Pub. Co., 1948.

Cunningham, Keith. Two Zuni artists: a tale of art and mystery. University Press of Mississippi, 1998.

Cushing, Frank, and Jesse Green, ed. Cushing at Zuni: the correspondence and journals of Frank Hamilton Cushing, 1879-1884. University of New Mexico Press, 1990.

De la Torre, Marta, ed. Assessing the Values of Cultural Heritage: Research Report. The Getty Conservation Institute, 2002. (Link is to a free PDF of the document.)

Dickey, Roland F. New Mexico Village Arts. University of New Mexico Press, 1949.

Dollens, Dennis. Simone Swan: adobe building. SITES Books, 2005.

Dominguez, Francisco Atanasio. The Missions of New Mexico, 1776: A Description by Fray Francisco Atanasio Dominguez, with Other Contemporary Documents. University of New Mexico Press, 1956.

Durán, Juan. Frontera, Indios soldados y cautivos: historia guardadas en el archivo del Cacique Manuel Namuncurá (1870-1880). Bouquet Editores, 2006.

Dutton, Bertha. Sun Father's Way: The Kiva murals of Kuaua, a Pueblo ruin, Coronado State Monument, New Mexico. University of New Mexico Press, 1963.

Edaakie, Rita. Idonapshe/Let's Eat: Traditional Zuni Foods. Zuni A:shiwi Publishing and the A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center and University of New Mexico Press, 1999.

Ellis, Bruce, and Historical Society of New Mexico. Bishop Lamy's Santa Fe Cathedral: with records of the old Spanish church (Parroquia) and convent formerly on the site. University of New Mexico Press, 1985.

Forrest, Earle Robert. Missions and Pueblos of the Old Southwest, Their Myths, Legends, Fiestas, and Ceremonies, with Some Accounts of the Indian Tribes and Their Dances, and of the Penitentes. Rio Grande Press, 1979.

Foster, William. The Tuileries brochures, a series of monographs on European architecture, with special reference to roofs of tile. Ludowici-Celadon Co., 1929.

Frankl, Paul. Principles of Architectural History. MIT Press, 1968.

Gasparini, Graziano. Arquitectura popular de Venezuela. Fundación Eugenio Mendoza, 1986.

Gittings, Kirk and V.B. Price. Chaco Body. University of New Mexico Press, 1991.

Glassie, Henry. Vernacular Architecture (Material Culture). Indiana University Press, 2000.

Golany, Gideon. Chinese Earth-Sheltered Dwellings: Indigenous Lessons for Modern Urban Design. University of Hawaii Press, 1992.

Greer, Nora, and American Institute of Architects. The Search for Shelter. American Institute of Architects, 1986.

Gregotti, Vittorio, and NetLibrary, Inc. Inside Architecture. MIT Press, 1996.

Hafen, LeRoy. The Overland Mail: 1849-1869. Quarterman Publications, 1976.

Hall, Douglas Kent. Frontier Spirit: Early Churches of the Southwest. Abbeville Press, 1990.

Hallenbeck, Cleve. Spanish Missions of the Old Southwest. Doubleday, Page and Co., 1926.

Hammett, Kingsley H. Santa Fe: A Walk Through Time. Gibbs Smith, 2004.

Henderson, Alice Corbin and William Penhallow. Brothers of Light: the Penitentes of the Southwest. Rio Grande Press, 1962.

Henderson, Richard, and US/ICOMOS. A Preliminary Inventory of Spanish Colonial Resources Associated with National Park Service Units and National Historic Landmarks. U.S. Department of the Interior, National Parks Service, 1987.

Hewett, Edgar L. Mission Monuments of New Mexico (Handbooks of Archaeological History). The University of New Mexico Press, 1943.

Hill, Neville. Lime and Other Alternative Cements. Intermediate Technology, 1992.

Hopson, Rex. Adobe: A Comprehensive Bibliography. Lightning Tree, 1979.

Houben, Hugo, and Hubert Guillart. Traité de Construction en Terre. L'encyclopedie de la construction en terre. Parenthéses, 1989.

Houben, Hugo, and Hubert Guillart. Earth Construction: a Comprehensive Guide. Intermediate Technology Publications, 1994.

Hunter Warren, Nancy. New Mexico Style: A Source Book of Traditional Architectural Details. Museum of New Mexico Press, 1995.

Hurd, John, and Ben Gourley. Terra Britannica: A Celebration of Earthen Structures in Great Britain and Ireland. James & James, 2000.

Ingersoll, Raymond, ed. Guidebook of Santa Fe Country, New Mexico Geological Society, Thirtieth Field Conference, October 4-6, 1979. New Mexico Geological Society, 1979.

James & James. English Heritage Research Transactions - Research & Case Studies in Architectural Conservation. Teutonico, 1998.

Kahn, Lloyd. Home Work: Handbuilt Shelter. Shelter Publications, 2004.

Kennedy, Roger G. Mission: The History and Architecture of the Missions of North America. Houghton Mifflin, 1993.

Kessell, John L., Rick Hendricks, and Meredith Dodge, eds. Blood on the Boulders: The Journals of don Diego de Vargas, 1694-1697. University of New Mexico Press, 1998.

King, Thomas. Anthropology in historic preservation: caring for culture's clutter. Academic Press, 1977.

Knee, Ernest. Santa Fe, New Mexico. Hastings House, 1942.

Koenig, A, and Four Corners Geological Society. Geology of Southwestern San Juan Basin: Second Field Conference 1957, of the Four Corners Geological Society. 4 Corners Geological Society, 1957.

Kubler, George. The Art and Architecture of Ancient America: The Mexican, Maya, and Andean Peoples. Penguin, 1975.

López Morales, Francisco Javier, ed. Nuevas miradas sobre la autenticidad e integridad en el patrimonio mundial de las Américas/New views on authenticity and integrity in the world heritage of the Americas (Monuments and Sites, Vol. XIII). The World Conservation Union, 2005.

Markman, Sidney. Colonial architecture of Antigua Guatemala. American Philosophical Society, 1980.

Mason, Randy, ed. Economics and Heritage Conservation: A Meeting Organized by the Getty Conservation Institute, December 1998. J. Paul Getty Trust, 1999. (Link is to a free PDF of the document.)

McBride, James J. Interned: Internment of the S.S. Columbus Crew at Fort Stanton, New Mexico, 1941-1945. Paper Tiger, 2003.

McBride, James J. Fort Stanton Marine Hospital: A Photo Essay History (Public Health Service, 1899-1953). James J. McBride, 2005.

McPhee, John. Irons in the Fire. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1997.

Miller, Michael and Kirk Gittings. Monuments of Adobe: The Religious Architecture and Traditions of New Mexico. Taylor Publishing Co., 1991.

Mindeleff, Victor and Cosmos. A Study of Pueblo Architecture - Tusayan and Cibola. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989.

Minge, Ward. Acoma: Pueblo in the Sky. University of New Mexico Press, 1976.

Mirsky, Jeannette. Houses of God. Viking Press, 1965.

Modena, Claudio, P. B. Lourenco and P. Roca. Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions. Taylor & Francis, 2004.

Moholy-Nagy, Sibyl. Native Genius in Anonymous Architecture. Horizon Press, 1957.

Morris, James and Suzanne Blier. Butabu: Adobe Architecture of West Africa. Princeton Architectural Press, 2004.

Morris, John. El Llano Estacado: Exploration and Imagination on the High Plains of Texas and New Mexico, 1536-1860. Texas State Historical Association, 1997.

Morse, Flo. The Story of the Shakers. Countryman Press, 1986.

Morse, Flo, Newton, Vincent and Lovers of Youth. A Young Shaker's Guide to Good Manners: A Facsimile of A Juvenile Guide, or, Manual of Good Manners, Consisting of Counsels, Instructions & Rules of Deportment for the Young. Countryman Press, 1998.

Mostafavi, Mohsen and David Leatherbarrow. On Weathering: The Life of Buildings in Time. MIT Press, 1993.

Nabokov, Peter. Native American Architecture. Oxford University Press, 1989.

Navarro Baldeweg, Juan, and Alvar Aalto Symposium. Matter and Mind in Architecture (7th Alvar Aalto Symposium). Building Information, 2000.

Nequette, Anne and R. Brooks Jeffery. A Guide to Tucson Architecture. University of Arizona Press, 2002.

New Mexico Architectural Foundation and American Institute of Architects. Recording a Vanishing Legacy: The Historic American Buildings Survey in New Mexico, 1933-Today. Museum of New Mexico Press, 2001.

Noble, David. Santa Fe: History of an Ancient City. School of American Research Press, 1989.

Nohl, Mark, and Arnold Vigil. Photographs of New Mexico. New Mexico Magazine, 1997.

O'Connor, John. The Adobe Book. Ancient City Press, 1973.

Ortiz y Pino III, José. Don José, the Last Patrón. Sunstone, 1981.

Panofsky, Erwin. Gothic Architecture and Scholasticism. Meridian Books, 1957.

Pelton, Robert Young. The World's Most Dangerous Places. Harper Collins, 2003.

Petzet, M. Principles of conservation: An introduction to the International Charters for Conservation and Restoration 40 years after the Venice Charter (Monuments and Sites, Vol. I). ICOMOS, Munich 2001. (Link is to a free PDF of the paper.)

Pfeiffer, Bruce. Frank Lloyd Wright. Barnes & Noble Books, 1994.

Pfeiffer, Bruce, and Gerald Nordland, eds. Frank Lloyd Wright: In the Realm of Ideas. Southern Illinois University Press, 1988.

Poston, Jonathan, and Historic Charleston Foundation. The Buildings of Charleston: A Guide to the City's Architecture. University of South Carolina Press, 1997.

Prince, L. Bradford. Spanish Mission Churches of New Mexico. Rio Grande Press, 1977.

Rae, Steven, and New Mexico State Highway and Transportation Department. New Mexico Historic Bridge Survey. The Department, 1987.

Raimage. The Golden Book of Morocco, English Edition. Casa Editrice Bonechi, 1995.

Rand McNally and Company. The Great Trails of the Old West -- the Oregon Trail, the Chisholm Trail, the Goodnight-Loving Trail, the Santa Fe Trail, Butterfield's Overland Mail Route. Rand McNally & Co., 1988.

Robson, P. E. B. Structural Repair of Traditional Buildings. Donhead Publishing, 1999.

Rudofsky, Bernard. Architecture Without Architects, an Introduction to Nonpedigreed Architecture. University of New Mexico Press, 1964.

Ruskin, John. Modern Painters. Knopf, 1987.

Ruskin, John. The Seven Lamps of Architecture. Bryan Taylor & Co., 1894.

Ruskin, John, and Jan Morris. The Stones of Venice. Little, Brown, 1981.

Rykwert, Joseph. Vittorio Gregotti & Associates: Gregotti Associati. Rizzoli, 1996.

Saalman, Howard. Medieval Architecture: European Architecture, 600-1200. G. Braziller, 1962.

Sanchez, Lynda A. Fort Stanton an Illustrated History: Legacy of Honor, Tradition of Healing. Write Designs LTD, 2009.

Salazar, Richard, Willie Atncio, Fr. Jose Cubells, and Margaret Guitierrez. La Iglesia De Santa Cruz De La Cañada, 1733-1983: 250th Anniversary. Santa Cruz Parish, 1983.

Sanford, Trent. The Story of Architecture in Mexico. W.W. Norton, 1947.

Scarre, Christopher, ed. Past Worlds: The Times Atlas of Archaeology. Hammond, 1988.

Scully, Vincent. Pueblo: Mountain, Village, Dance. Viking Press, 1975.

Sedgwick, Mary. Acoma, the Sky City: a Study in Pueblo-Indian History and Civilization. Harvard University Press, 1926.

Shields, Kenneth. Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Montana (Images of America). Arcadia, 1998.

Simmons, Marc. The Old Trail to Santa Fe: Collected Essays. University of New Mexico Press, 1996.

Smith, Edward. Adobe Bricks in New Mexico. New Mexico Bureau of Mines & Mineral Resources, 1982.

Spicer, Edward. Cycles of Conquest: The Impact of Spain, Mexico, and the United States on Indians of the Southwest, 1533-1960. University of Arizona Press, 1962.

Stedman, Myrtle. Rural Architecture of the American Southwest. Sunstone Press, 2007.

Steen, Athena, Bill Steen, and David Bainbridge. The Straw Bale House. Chelsea Green Pub. Co., 1994.

Steinbeck, John. Tortilla Flat. Modern Library, 1937.

Stipe, Robert E. and Antoinette J. Lee, eds. The American Mosaic: Preserving a Nation's Heritage. US/ICOMOS, 1988.

Stone, Harris, Joan Stone, and J. William Carswell. Dispersed City of the Plains. Monthly Review Press, 1998.

Stone, Harris. Hands-On, Hands-Off: Experiencing History Through Architecture. Monthly Review Press, 1991.

Stubbs, Stanley. Bird's-Eye View of the Pueblos: Ground Plans of the Indian Villages of New Mexico and Arizona, with Aerial Photographs and Scale Drawings. University of Oklahoma Press, 1950.

Taylor, Lonn. New Mexican Furniture, 1600-1940: The Origins, Survival, and Revival of Furniture Making in the Hispanic Southwest. Museum of New Mexico Press, 1987.

Taylor, Mary. A Place as Wild as the West Ever Was (Mesilla, New Mexico: 1848-1872). New Mexico State University Museum, 2004.

Teutonico, Jeanne, and English Heritage. The The English Heritage Directory of Building Limes: Manufacturers and Suppliers of Building Limes in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Donhead, 1997.

Teutonico, Jeanne, and International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and the Restoration of Cultural Property. A Laboratory Manual for Architectural Conservators. ICCROM, 1988. (Link is to a free PDF of the manual.)

Tolles, E., and Getty Adobe Project. Seismic Stabilization of Historic Adobe Structures: Final Report of the Getty Seismic Adobe Project. Getty Conservation Institute, 2000.

Tomlan, Michael. Preservation of What, for Whom? Critical Look At Historical Significance. National Council for Preservation Education, 1998.

Tuxill, Jacquelyn. Landscape of Conservation Stewardship: the report of the stewardship initiative feasibility study. Billings Farm Museum, 2000.

US/ICOMOS, Conservation International, The Ghana Heritage Conservation Trust, and USAID. Conservation and tourism development plan for Cape Coast. US/ICOMOS, 2000. (Link is to a free PDF of the document.)

US/ICOMOS. Proceedings of the Interamerican Symposium on Authenticity in the Conservation and Management of the Cultural Heritage of the Americas: San Antonio, Texas, March, 1996. Getty Conservation Institute, 1999.

United States Department of Interior. Guiding Principles of Sustainable Design. National Park Service, Denver Service Center, 1993.

Usner, Donald J. Sabino's Map: Life in Chimayo's Old Plaza. Museum of New Mexico Press, 1995.

Uviña Contreras, Francisco, and Cornerstones Community Partnerships. Adobe Architecture Conservation Handbook. Cornerstones Community Partnerships, 1998.

Walker, Bruce, and Historic Scotland. Earth Structures and Construction in Scotland: A guide to the recognition and conservation of earth technology in Scottish buildings. Scottish Conservation Bureau, 1996.

Walker, Meredith, Peter Marquis-Kyle, and Australia ICOMO. The Illustrated Burra Charter: Good Practice for Heritage Places. Australia ICOMOS, 2004.

Wallis, Michael, and Craig Varjabedian. En Divina Luz: The Penitente Moradas of New Mexico. University of New Mexico Press, 1994.

Warren, Nancy Hunter. Villages of Hispanic New Mexico. School of American Research Press, 1987.

Weeks, Kay, and Anne E. Grimmer. The Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties: with Guidelines for Preserving, Rehabilitating, Restoring & Reconstructing Historic Buildings. U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, 1995.

Weigle, Marta. Hispanic Arts and Ethnohistory in the Southwest: New papers inspired by the work of E. Boyd. Ancient City Press, 1983.

Weismann, Adam, and Katy Bryce. Building With Cob: A Step-by-step Guide. Green Books, 2006.

Weismann, Adam, and Katy Bryce. Using Natural Finishes: Lime & clay-based plasters, renders & paints: a Step-by-step Guide. Green Books, 2008.

Will de Chaparro, Martina. Death and Dying in New Mexico. University of New Mexico Press, 2007.

Wilson, Chris. Facing Southwest: The Life & Houses of John Gaw Meem. Norton, 2001.

Wilson, Chris, and David Kammer. La Tierra Amarilla: Its History, Architecture, and Cultural Landscape. Museum of New Mexico Press, 1989.

Wittkower, Rudolf. Architectural Principles in the Age of Humanism. W.W. Norton, 1971.

Wood, Nancy. Heartland New Mexico: Photographs from the Farm Security Administration, 1935-1943. University of New Mexico Press, 1989.

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