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Selected Objects from the Smithsonian Institution Castle Collection

  • Ammen, C.W.Casting Iron.Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania: Tab Books, 1984.
  • Bacot, H. Parrott. Nineteenth Century Lighting: Candle Powered Devices, 1783-1883. Exton, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publishing, 1987.
  • Baroni, Daniele. The Electric Light: A Century of Design. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1983.
  • Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company, Illustrations and Prices of Decorated and Bronzed Metal Table Lamps. 1888. Reprint. Historical Lighting Society of Canada. Toronto: Peel Graphics Inc. 1995.
  • Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company, Illustrated Catalogue of Kerosene Fixtures, 1883 - 1884. Reprint. Canada: Sirlampsalot Publications. J.C. Acuforms Inc, 2001.
  • Butler, Joseph T. Candleholders in America, 1650-1900. New York: Crown Publishers, 1967.
  • Butler, Joseph T. "Lighting Devices." American Antiques 1800-1900: A Collector's History and Guide. New York: Odyssey Press, 1965, 125-139.
  • Cooke, Lawrence S., ed. Lighting in America: From Colonial Rushlights to Victorian Chandeliers. 1976. Rev. ed. Pittstown, N.J.: Main Street Press, 1984.
  • Courter, J.(ohn)W.(ilson). Aladdin: The Magic Name in Lamps. Des Moines: Wallace-Homestead Company, 1971.
  • Dietz, Ulysses G., ed. Victorian Lighting: The Dietz Catalogue of 1860. Reprint. Watkins Glen, N.Y.: American Life Foundation, 1982.
  • Freeman, Larry. New Light on Old Lamps. Watkins Glen, N.Y: Century House, 1968.
  • Gould, G. Glen. Period Lighting Fixtures. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1928.
  • Gesner, Abraham. A Practical Treatise on Coal, Petroleum, and Other Distilled Oils. New York: A.M. Kelley, 1968.
  • Hanks, David A. with Jennifer Toher. "Metalwork: An Eclectic Aesthetic." In Pursuit of Beauty: Americans and the Aesthetic Movement. [exhibition catalog, The Metropolitan Museum of Art] New York: 1986, pp.252-293.
  • Hebard, Helen B. Early Lighting in New England, 1620- 1861. Rutland, Vt.: Charles Tuttle, 1964.
  • Henriot, Gabriel. Encyclopedia of Lighting Instruments. 1933-34. Reprint. New York: Dover Publications, 1973.
  • Hough, Walter. Collection of Heating and Lighting Utensils in the United States National Museum. United States National Museum Bulletin 141, 1928. Reprint. Wethersfield, Connecticut: Rushlight Club, 1981.
  • Ilin, M. Turning Night into Day: The Story of Lighting. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1936.
  • Kuritzky, Louis. Collector’s Guide to Bookends: Identification and Values. Paducah, Kentucky: Collector Books, 1998.
  • Laing, Alastair. Lighting. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1982.
  • Loudon, John C. An Encyclopedia of Cottage, Farm, and Villa Architecture and Furniture. London: 1833.
  • Maril, Nadja. American Lighting: 1840-1940. Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 1989.
  • Mitchell Vance and Company. Picture Book of Authentic Mid-Victorian Gas Lighting Fixtures. c. 1876. Reprint. Introduction to the new edition by Denys Peter Myers. New York: Dover Publications, 1984.
  • Moss, Roger W. Lighting for Historic Buildings. Washington, D.C.: National Trust for Historical Preservation, The Preservation Press, 1988.
  • Myers, Denys Peter. Gaslighting in America: A Guide for Historic Preservation. Washington, D.C.: National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1978. Reprint. New York: Dover Publications, 1989.
  • Philadelphia International Exposition, 1876: Report of the Officers on Awards, ed., Francis A. Walker, Chief of Bureau of Awards. Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1880, p.62.
  • Rushlight Club. Early Lighting. Boston: Author, 1972. Robins, Frederick W. The Story of the Lamp (and the Candle). London and New York: Oxford University Press, 1939.
  • Rushlight Club. Patented Lighting: A Special Issue in Honor of the United States Bicentennial. Boston: The Rushlight Club, 1976.
  • Russell, Loris S. A Heritage of Light. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1968. "Early Nineteenth Century Lighting" In Building Early America. Charles E. Peterson, ed. Radnor, Pa.: Chilton Book Company, 1976.
  • Schorsch, Anita. The Warner Collector's Guide to American Clocks. New York: Warner Books, 1981.
  • Schwartz, Harry Adolph. American Malleable Cast Iron. Cleveland, Ohio: Penton Publishing Company, 1922.
  • Seecof, Robert L. Bookend Revue. Atglen, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 1996.
  • Smithsonian Institution. Matchsafes in the Collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum. New York, 1981.
  • Stamm, Richard. The Bradley and Hubbard Manufacturing Company and the Merchandising of the Arts and Crafts Movement in America. The Substance of Style: Perspectives on the American Arts and Crafts Movement, ed. Bert Denker [The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum] Delaware: 1990, pp.183-197.
  • Stamm, Richard. The Bradley and Hubbard Manufacturing Company and the Merchandising of the Arts and Crafts Movement in America. Paper presented at the Winterthur Museum seminar, The Substance of Style: New Perspectives, on the Arts and Crafts Movement, Delaware: 1990.
  • Curtis, George D. Souvenir of the Centennial Exhibition, Connecticut's Representation at Philadelphia, 1876. Connecticut: 1877.
  • Thuro, Catherine M. V. Oil Lamps. Des Moines: Homestead Book Company, 1976.
  • Thuro, Catherine M. V. Oil Lamps II. Toronto: Thorncliffe House, 1983.
  • Tower, Walter Sheldon. The Story of Oil. New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1909.
  • Watkins, C. Malcolm. Artificial Lighting in America, 1830-1860. Smithsonian Report for 1951. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1952.
  • Wenrich, Jeanne. Bradley and Hubbard Manufacturing Company. Wethersfield, Connecticut: The Rushlight 55 #2 (June 1989), pp. 2-6.