Falvey Library - Centennial Sources

Books on Reserve

Dee Brown.  The Year of the Century: 1876.  New York: Scribner's.  1966.  Call Number: E671.B84.



 
Facsimile of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Historical Register of the Centennial Exposition, 1876 / With a new introd. by Richard Kenin.  New York : Paddington Press, [1974]  324 p. : illus.  Call Number: T825.B1 N6 1877a ====================================================================

Greenhalgh, Paul.  Ephemeral Vistas: The Expositions Universelles, Great Exhibitions, and World's Fairs, 1851-1939.  Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1988.  Call Number: T395.G745 1988.


Maass, John.  The Glorious Enterprise: the Centennial Exhibition of 1876 and H. J. Schwarzmann, Architect-in-Chief.  Watkins Glen, N.Y.: Published for the Institute for the Study of Universal History Through Arts and Artifacts, by the American Life Foundation [1973] Call Number: T825.B1M117 ======================================================================

McCabe, James Dabney.   The Illustrated History of the Centennial exhibition held in commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of American independence : with a full description of the great buildings and all the objects of interest exhibited in them : embracing also a concise history of the origin and success of the exhibition and biographies of the leading members of the Centennial Commission : to which is added a complete description of the city of Philadelphia / by James D. McCabe ; introd. by John Francis Marion.  Philadelphia : National Pub. Co., [1975] c1876.  302 p. : ill. ; 32 cm. T825.B1 M12 1975 ================================================================================

McCabe, James Dabney.  The Illustrated History of the Centennial exhibition : held in commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of American independence : with a full description of the great buildings and all the objects of interest exhibited in them ... to which is added a complete description of the city of Philadelphia / by James D. McCabe. Philadelphia, Pa. : The National Publishing Company, 1876. Description: 874 p., [36] p. of plates (some folded) : ill., ports. Call Number: T825.B1 M12


Randel, William Peirce. Centennial: American Life in 1876.  Philadelphia: Chilton Book Co., 1969. 475 p. Call Number: E168.R19.


Shannon, Fred A.  The Centennial Years, a Political and Economic History of America from the Late 1870s to the Early 1890s.  Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1967.  Call Number: E661.S53.


Sutherland, Daniel E.  The Expansion of Everyday Life.  New York: Harper & Row, 1989. Call Number: E168.S957 1989.


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Clarke, William Francis.  Centennial discourse delivered July 4, 1876 in St. Joseph's Church, Philadelphia by Wm. F. Clarke.  20 p. Microfiche.  Call Number: BX1766.C3 1982  CA 1045


Ingram, J. S.   The centennial exposition described and illustrated being a concise and graphic description of this grand enterprise commemorative of the first centennary of American independence. Philadelphia, Pa. : Hubbard Bros., 1876.   770 p. : ill., ports. Notes: Microfiche.   Call Number: Z1236 .LAC 15650 ================================================================================

Sandhurst, Phillip T.  The great Centennial exhibition critically described and illustrated by Phillip T. Sandhurst and others.  Publisher: Philadelphia : P.W. Ziegler, [c1876] Description: 544 p., plates : ill. ; 24 cm.  1 microfiche.  Call Number: Z1236 .LAC 11321 ====================================================================

Smith, Walter.   Examples of household taste by Walter Smith ...    New York : R. Worthington [1880]   521 p., incl. ill. ; 30 cm. Notes: Added t.p.: The industrial art of the International Exhibition by Walter Smith. vol. II.   Microfiche.   Call Number: Z1236 .LAC 14017 ================================================================================

Weninger, F.X. Centennial address to the Catholics of the United States delivered at the meeting of the delegates of the Roman Catholic Central Society, June 1876, the Catholic Church in America, the special relation of her children to the present and future of the country.  New York: Hickey, 1876. 14 p. Microfiche.  Call Number: BX1766.C3 1982 CA 949


Newspapers on Microfilm

Philadelphia Public Ledger, 1876. Call Number: AN2.P2P9
New York Times, 1876. Call Number: AN2.N4


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 United States. Centennial Commission.   International exhibition, 1876.    Washington, Gov't print. off., 1880-84. Description: 13 v. illus., fold. plates, maps. (partly fold) plans (partly fold.) diagrs. 24 in v. 9. 29 cm.   Call Number: T825.D5 1880 ================================================================================

Shinn, Earl.  The masterpieces of the Centennial international exhibition illustrated ...  Philadelphia, Gebbie & Barrie [1876-78]  3 v. fronts., illus., plates, diagrs. 31 cm. T825.B1M4 1876 ================================================================================

Pennsylvania. Board of Centennial Managers.  Pennsylvania and the Centennial exposition : comprising the preliminary and final reports of the Pennsylvania board of Centennial managers, made to the Legislature at the sessions of 1877-8; together with a list of the officers and members of the Board and of the associated committees; an historical sketch of the exhibition; an alphabetical catalogue of Pennsylvania exhibitors; and a series of articles relative to the industries, resources and capabilities of the commonwealth.  Philadelphia : Printed for the Pennsylvania Board of Centennial Managers, by Gillin & Nagle, 1878. Description: 3 pt. in 2 v. : ill., fold. map, plans. Call Number: T825.F3P4 1878 ================================================================================