The following resources were used to compile this information:
House History Checklist. Kansas Historical Society.
Light, Sally. House Histories: A Guide to Tracing the Genealogy of Your Home.
McAlester, Virginia. A Field Guide to American Houses. New York: Knopf, 1984.
The following list of resources is just a guide, and due to space limitations local information is given only for Newport.
Historical/Genealogical Societies – State and Local:
Newport Historical Society, 22 Main Street, Newport, NH 03773, 603-863-1294
NH Historical Society, 30 Park Street, Concord, NH 03301, 603-228-6688 http://www.nhhistory.org/
Historical Society of Cheshire County, PO Box 803, Keene, NH 03431 https://hsccnh.org/
American-Canadian Genealogical Society, 4 Elm Street, PO Box 6478, Manchester, NH 03108, 603-622-1554 http://www.acgs.org/
Libraries – State, Local, College:
NH State Library, 20 Park Street, Concord, NH 03301, Reference Desk 603-271-2144 http://www.nh.gov/nhsl/
Richards Free Library, 58 North Main Street, Newport, NH 03773, 603-863-3430 http://www.newport.lib.nh.us/
– Biographical Review, Vol. 22 Containing Life Sketches of Leading Citizens of Sullivan and Merrimack Counties, New Hampshire. (Call Number: CLOSED 920 BIO)
– Genealogies (CLOSED 929)
– The Granite Monthly: a New Hampshire Magazine (CLOSED 051 GRA)
– Green, Betsy J. Discovering the History of Your House and Your Neighborhood. Santa Monica, CA: Santa Monica Press, 2002. (907.2 GRE)
– Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790 (CLOSED 974.2 DEP)
– Historic Resources Survey (CLOSED 728.742 HIS)
– Light, Sally. House Histories: A Guide to Tracing the Genealogy of Your Home. Spencertown, NY: Golden Hill Press, 1989. (728.3 LIG)
– Manning’s Claremont and Newport N.H. Directory for Year Beginning July, 1960 (CLOSED 974.2751 MAN)
– Mansions and Prominent Landmarks of Newport, New Hampshire (CLOSED 728.742 REI)
– McAlester, Virginia. A Field Guide to American Houses. New York: Knopf, 1984. (91730MCA)
– A National Register of the Society Sons of the American Revolution (CLOSED 369 COR)
– New Hampshire State History of the Daughters of the American Revolution (CLOSED 369 FOL)
– Newport Anniversary, 1761-1911 (CLOSED 974.2751 NEW)
– Newport Benefactors: A History of Philanthropy (CLOSED 362.7 NEW)
– Newport Directory, 1899 (CLOSED 974.2751 NEW)
– The Newport Historic Survey Report and Map (CLOSED 728.742 NEW)
– Newport, New Hampshire 1761-1961 Bicentennial Celebration, August 14-2-, 1961 (CLOSED 974.2751 NEW)
– The Story of Architecture: an Outline of the Styles in All Countries (CLOSED 720 MAT)
– Wheeler, Edmund. The History of Newport, New Hampshire from 1766-1878, with a Genealogical Register. (CLOSED 974.2751 WHE )
Dartmouth College Library, Hanover, NH 03755, Evans Map Room, Berry Library 2nd Level, 603-646-2579 http://library.dartmouth.edu/. The Evans Map Room at Dartmouth College has a set of the actual Sanborn maps for most of the towns and cities in New Hampshire.
NH Division of Historical Resources, 19 Pillsbury Street, Concord, NH 03301-3570, 603-271-3483 http://www.nh.gov/nhdhr/
NH Department of State, Division of Vital Records Administration, 71 South Fruit Street, Concord, NH 03301, 603-271-2410 http://www.sos.nh.gov#
Sullivan County Registry of Deeds, 14 Main Street, 603-863-2110 https://www.nhdeeds.org/sullivan-county/
Sullivan County Probate Office, 22 Main Street, Newport , NH 603-863-3150
Cheshire County Registry of Deeds, 33 West Street Keene, NH 03431, 603-352-0403 https://www.co.cheshire.nh.us/departments/registry-of-deeds/
A Brief History of Lighting. Craftsman Outdoor Lighting.
House History Checklist. Kansas Historical Society. http://www.kshs.org/genealogists/househistorychecklist.pdf
Langenberg, David. Researching the History of Your House: A Bibliography http://www2.lib.udel.edu/subj/hist/resguide/house-bib.htm
Paradis, Dr. Tom. Architectural Styles of America. http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~twp/architecture/