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Author Allen, William C. (William Charles), 1950-
Title History of the United States Capitol : a chronicle of design, construction, and politics / prepared under the direction of the Architect of the Capitol by William C. Allen.
Imprint Washington, DC : U.S. GPO, 2001.

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 BLUFFTON BOOK  F204.C2 A458 2001    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 BLUFFTON BOOK  F204.C2 A458 2001    AVAILABLE  
Author Allen, William C. (William Charles), 1950-
Series Senate document ; 106-29
United States Congressional Serial Set ; Serial Set no. 14620
Senate document (United States. Congress. Senate) ; 106-29.
Subject United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.) -- History.
Political culture -- United States -- History.
Architecture and state -- Washington (D.C.) -- History.
Washington (D.C.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Alt Name United States. Architect of the Capitol.
Add Title Capitol
Description xviii, 498 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 32 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 479-483) and index.
Contents Grandeur on the Potomac -- Jefferson and Latrobe -- Destruction and restoration, 1814-1817 -- The Bulfinch years, 1818-1829 -- An unsettled time, 1830-1850 -- Thomas U. Walter and the Capitol extension -- Captain M.C. Meigs, engineer in charge -- Pride and strife -- Calm and calamity -- The Clark years, 1865-1902 -- Civic improvements -- Views of history.
Note Also available via Internet from the GPO Access web site. Address as of 2/5/02: http://www.access.gpo.gov/congress/senate/capitol/index.html; current access is available via PURL.
ISBN 0160508304
9780160508301
OCLC # 46420177
Additional Format Online version: Allen, William C. (William Charles), 1950- History of the United States Capitol. Washington, DC : U.S. GPO, 2001 (OCoLC)624181172


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