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Title:
History of the United States Capitol : a chronicle of design, construction, and politics
Author:
Allen, William C. (William Charles), 1950-
Publication Information:
Washington : U.S. G.P.O. : [Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor], 2001.
Physical Description:
xviii, 498 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm.
General Note:
"Architect of the Capitol."

"106th Congress, 2d session"--T.p. verso.

"Printed pursuant to H. Con. Res. 221"--T.p. verso.

Shipping list no.: 2002-0014-S.

"14620"--Spine.
Language:
English
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 exntension -- Captain M. C. Meigs, engineer in charge -- Pride and strife -- Calm and calamity -- The Clark years, 1865-1902 -- Civic improvements -- Views of history.
Electronic Access:
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ISBN:
9780160508301
Format :
Book