The entries included in this bibliography address not only the life and work of Paul R. Williams but also attempt to place him in the context of twentieth century American architectural and social history as well as his particular geographic location. Materials listed include books, monographs, journals, newspapers, dissertations, web sites and government documents. The bibliography is updated periodically.
The format style used for 2014 bibliographies is MLA 6th edition. Bibliographies before 2014 are formatted in Turabian, 7th edition. RefWorks is the bibliographic management product used to compile this bibliography. Note that this management system does not capitalize uniformly.
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How to search the Bibliography:
The entries have been divided into 24 preset subject headings. Each entry may be in more than one category, but all entries are listed in the Master Bibliography. If you are searching for a particular subject (i.e. a specific building), download the Master Bibliography PDF on your computer desktop. Use the "find" feature provided with Adobe Acrobat (a free application), to customize your search. Abstracts are not provided, but additional descriptive words have been added to assist in keyword searchs.
A complete list of all entries is further broken out by the following subject headings:
- Aesthetics—social aspects
- African American—intellectual life
- Architecture and Society
- Architecture—commercial and industrial
- Architecture—decoration and ornament
- Architecture—designs and plans
- Architecture—non United States
- Architecture—United States
- City Planning
- Historic Preservation
- Interior Decoration
- Literature for students
- Master Plans
- Material for teachers
- Motion picture—aesthetics
- Paul R. Williams—biographical information
- Paul R. Williams—writings
- Popular Culture
- Social Issues—United States