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Adams, Nick.  "An Historical and Archeological Examination of the Bajus Brewery Property, Kingston."  Historic Kingston 36 (1988): 92-104.

Anderson, Alan.  The Anglican Churches of Kingston. Kingston: By the Author, 1963.

 ___________.   "St. George's Cathedral, Kingston: 150th  Anniversary of the Laying of its Corner Stone."  Historic Kingston 24 (1976): 39-41.

Angus, Margaret.  "Architects and Builders of Early Kingston." Historic Kingston 11 (1963): 21-29.

____________. John A. Lived Here.  Kingston: Frontenac Historic Foundation, 1984.

____________. Kingston General Hospital.  Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1973.

____________. “Loyalist Buildings in Kingston.” Historic Kingston 33 (1985): 93-110.

  ____________.   The Old Stones of Kingston.  Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1966.

____________ . "Portsmouth Village." Historic Kingston 21 (1973): 37-49.

 ____________.   "Queen's College on William Street."  Historic Kingston 34 (1986): 86-98.

 ___________. "Summerhill in the 19th Century: Its Uses and Users."  Historic Kingston   29 (1981): 122-136.

Bazely, Susan M. Fort Frontenac: Bastion of the British. Kingston: Cataraqui Archaeological Research Foundation, 2007.

 ___________. Fort Frontenac: a French Stronghold on the Great Lakes. Kingston: Cataraqui Archaeological Research Foundation, 2007.

 Bazely, Susan M. & Jennifer McKendry. Report on "Stage 1 Archaeological Assessment Canadian Forces Base Kingston, Kingston, Ontario." Cataraqui Archaeological Research Foundation, Kingston, March 2006

 ___________. Report on "Stages 2 & 3 Archaeological Assessment, 326 Bagot Street [the so-called Simcoe or Government House], Queen & Bagot, Kingston, Ontario." Cataraqui Archaeological Research Foundation, Kingston, Nov. 2006.

 Buildings of Architectural and Historic Significance.   7 vols. Kingston: City of Kingston, 1971-2004. (Index to vols. 1-6, compiled by M. Cohoe and M. Purcell, published by the Ontario Genealogical Society, Kingston Branch, 1995)

Cardwell, Robert; Barb Carr & Christine Sypnowich, eds. Barriefield, Two Centuries of Village Life. Kingston: Quarry Press, 2015.

 Christianson, Paul. "St John's Anglican Church, Portsmouth, and the Gothic Revival in Canada West." Journal of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada. 38 (#1 2013): 21-28.

________. "St Mark's Anglican Church, Barriefield, and the Gothic Revival in Canada West." Journal of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada. 35 (#1 2010): 17-30.

 Cooper, C.W.  Prize Essay: Frontenac, Lennox and Addington. Kingston: James Creighton, 1856.

Curtis, Dennis et al.  Kingston Penitentiary: The First 150 Years, 1835-1985.   Ottawa: Correctional Services of Canada, 1985.

 De Jong, James. "Metamorphosis of a Public Institution: The Early Buildings of Kingston General Hospital." Journal of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada. 22 (Sept. 1997): 74-82.

 Dictionary of Canadian Biography. 14 vols., Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1966 --      . (entries on various Kingston architects such as George Browne, William Coverdale and Thomas Rogers)

 Draper, W. George.  History of the City of Kingston. Kingston: James Creighton, 1862.

 Edmison, J. Alex.  "The History of Kingston Penitentiary." Historic Kingston 3 (1954): 26-35.

 Finley, Gerald.  In Praise of Older Buildings.  Kingston: Frontenac Historic Foundation, 1976.

 Flynn, Louis.  At School in Kingston, 1850-1973.  Kingston: Frontenac, Lennox & Addington County Roman Catholic Separate School Board, 1973.

 ___________. Built on a Rock.  Kingston: Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kingston, 1976.

 Flynn, Thomas. Directory of the City of Kingston for 1857-1858.  Kingston: T.W. Robinson, 1857.

 Foundations, newsletter of the Frontenac Heritage Foundation

Fraser, Mary.  "William Coverdale, Kingston Architect, 1801?-1865." Historic Kingston 26 (1978): 71-80.

 ___________. "Coverdales, Convicts and Criminal Lunatics: The Building of Institutional Kingston, 1833-1870".  Author's unpublished manuscript, presented at the conference of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada, Montreal, 1979.

 Good, Glenys.  Saints Among Sinners [History of St John's Anglican Church, Kingston]   Kingston: By the Author, 1974.

 Hatlelid, Lyndsay. “Macdonald Park: a Cultural Overview.” Report for the City of Kingston, 2008.

 Historic Kingston. Journal of the Kingston Historical Society, 1952 --.           Historic Kingston contents

 Historical Times - K[ingston] C[ollegiate] V[ocational] I[nstitute].   Kingston: By the Author, 1973.

Horsey, Edwin.  "Kingston."  Unpublished manuscript, Queen's University Archives, Kingston, 1937.

Hunter, Martin.  "Elmhurst." City and Country Home 9 (May 1990): 80-7.

 Hutchinson, Thomas.  Hutchinson's Kingston Directory for 1862-3.  Kingston: John Creighton, 1862.

Johnson, Dana, and Taylor, C.J.  Reports on Selected Buildings in  Kingston, Ontario.   2 vols.  Ottawa: Parks Canada, 1976-7.

 Johnson, J.K., ed.  Affectionately Yours: The Letters of Sir John A. Macdonald and his Family.  Toronto: MacMillan, 1969.

 Johnson, J.K. and Stelmack, C.B., eds. The Letters of Sir John A. Macdonald.  2 vols.   Ottawa: Public Archives of Canada, 1969.

 Kent, Phyllida. “To Build a Good Neighbourhood” Grenville Park, the first fifty years. Kingston: Kingston Historical Society, 2003.

 Kingston City Hall.   Kingston: City of Kingston, 1974.

 Kingston Historical Society. An Illustrated Guide to Monuments, Memorials & Markers in the Kingston Area. Kingston: Kingston Historical Society, 2000.

 Lamontagne, Léopold. Kingston: Son Héritage Français. Vanier ON: Les Editions L’Interligne, 1995.

 Lapp, Donald.  "Schools of Kingston, The First 150 Years."  M.A. thesis, Queen's University, 1937.

 La Rocque, Barbara Wall. Wolfe Island, a Legacy in Stone. Toronto: Dundurn, 2009.

 The Limestone City, Kingston.  Kingston: Daily British Whig, 1909.

Lyons, David. Living Stones: St James’ Church, Kingston, 1845-1995, from Stuartville to Queen’s Campus. Kingston: Quarry Press, 1995.

 Machar, Agnes.  The Story of Old Kingston.  Toronto: Musson Books, 1908.

 MacKenzie Graham, Fern.  "The Wooden Architecture of William Newlands."  M.A. thesis, Queen's University, 1987.

 Magill, M. "James Morton of Kingston - Brewer."  Historic Kingston 21 (1973): 28-36.

 Mattie, Joan.  100 Years of Architecture in Kingston, John Power to Drever & Smith.   Ottawa: Public Archives of Canada, 1986.

 McKendry, Jennifer.  "The Architects of St. George's Cathedral, Kingston."  Queen's Quarterly 95 (1988): 699-713.

 __________. “Architectural History Report on the Agnes Etherington Art Centre.” Unpublished, 2003.

 __________. “Architectural History Report on Elizabeth Cottage.” Unpublished, 1999 (with additions 2002).

 __________. “Architectural History Report on the Gildersleeve House & Architect’s Office.” Unpublished, 2003.

 __________. “Architectural History Report on 657-659 King Street West, Portsmouth Village, Kingston." Unpublished, 2009.

 __________. “Architectural History Report on St John's Rectory, Kingston." Unpublished, for Bray Heritage, 2009.

 __________. “Arthur Ellis” entry in Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon  33 (München: Saur, 2002): 324-5.

  _________.   "Aspects of Domestic Architecture in South Eastern Ontario: Siting, Interiors and Selected Furnishings of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Counties, 1820 to 1850."  M.A. thesis, Queen's University, 1984.

 __________. " 'Beneath the green and flowery sod, beneath the waving and weeping foliage': Sir John A. Macdonald and Cataraqui Cemetery." Historic Kingston 56 (2008): 87-98.

 ___________.   "A Case Study in the Attribution of Two Important Kingston Villas."   RACAR 16 (1989): 49-52. (re: Edgewater & Stuart's Folly, John Power & William Coverdale)

 ___________. “Chronology of Lake Ontario Park, Kingston, Ontario” unpublished report for the City of Kingston and Bray Heritage, 2006.

 ___________. "Chronology of Old Sydenham Ward, Kingston" unpublished report for the City of Kingston and Bray Heritage 2009.

 ___________. "The Early History of the Provincial Penitentiary, Kingston, Ontario."  Bulletin of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada 14 (December 1989): 93-105.

 _________. Early Photography in Kingston from the Daguerreotype to the Postcard.  Kingston: By the Author, 2013.  buy this book

 __________. “Early Photography in Kingston.” Historic Kingston 52 (2004): 51-55.

__________. "Edward Horsey” entry Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon (München: Saur) FORTHCOMING 2012

__________. “Henry Horsey” entry Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon (München: Saur) FORTHCOMING 2012

 __________. "An Example of Surviving Topography in Kingston: the Sydenham Street Blockhouse." Limelight 10 (November 2008): 4-5.

 __________. “First Congregationalist Church (Masonic Hall): a Remarkable Gothic Church.” Historic Kingston 51 (2003): 44-54.

  _________. "From Public Waterfront to High Rise Development: The History of Two Properties on Ontario Street." Historic Kingston 29 (1981): 16-29.

 ________. “The Frontenac County Court House: an Architectural History” unpublished for Bray Heritage and the City of Kingston

 ________. Heritage Impact Statement on 110 Rideau Street, Kingston. Unpublished, 2009.

 ________.   “Hidden Heritage. Rockwood Lunatic Asylum, Kingston, Ontario.” Canada’s History (June-July 2010): 9.

  ________. “Illustrated Chronology of Kingston City Hall National Historic Site” for the City of Kingston. Unpublished report, 2010.

  ________. Into the Silent Land: Historic Graveyards and Cemeteries in Ontario. Kingston: by the Author, 2003. Described in Into the Silent Land                 buy this book

  ________. "Into the Spotlight: The Architectural Practice of Robert Gage, Kingston and California." Ontario History, Vol. XCVII,  (Spring 2005): 28-47.

________. “An investigation concluded that the fire of 1865 in city hall was the work of an arsonist ...” Subsoil 27 (spring/summer):  14-15

 _________. "J. Douglas Stewart, 1934-2008: 'Gentleman and Regency Man of Taste'. " Limelight 10 (Sept. 2008): 6.

 __________. "Kingston Book Mark Records the Jameson-Cartwright Families." Limelight 8 (April 2006): 5.

_________. Kingston and the Thousand Islands Then & Now with Peter Milliken & Arthur Milnes. Ottawa: Magic Light Publishing, 2011

_________. Margaret Angus, a Tribute, co-editor with Brian S. Osborne. Kingston: the Frontenac Heritage Foundation, 2011.

 __________.   The Old Kingston Road.  Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1980.

 __________. “The Old Kingston Road.” Canadian Geographic April/May (1984): 42-9.

________. Modern Architecture in Kingston: a survey of 20th-century buildings. Kingston: by the author, 2014. buy this book

 ________. “The Parish House and the Sir John Johnson House: Unravelling their Histories and Significances.” Paper given at a conference, Art History in Canada: Young Scholars, at York University, Toronto.

 _________. Portsmouth Village, Kingston: an Illustrated History. 2nd ed., revised & enlarged. Kingston: by the author, 2010.  buy this book

________. “The Queen Street Methodist Churches of 1864 and 1886, Kingston, Ontario.” Journal of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada. 38 no. 1 (2013) 37-46.

 ________.   “A Reassessment of the Architectural History of Elizabeth Cottage, Kingston, Ontario.” Journal of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada. 35 no. 2 (2010) 27-34.

 __________. “Researching Historic Properties.”  Frontenac Historic Foundation Bulletin 24 (May 1997): 5-7.

                                           article on researching

 __________.   "Researching Houses and Families."  Families.  19 (1980): 291-303.

 __________. "The Richardson Family and the Frontenac Floor & Wall Tile Company." Limelight 10 (March 2008): 3.

____________. “Robert  Gage” entry in volume 47 Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon (München: Saur)

 __________. "The Role of Cataraqui Cemetery in the Rural Cemetery Movement." Historic Kingston 44 (1996): 3-9, 52

 __________. “The Role of Cataraqui Cemetery in the Rural Cemetery Movement,” Conserving   Ontario’s Landscapes, Architectural Conservancy of Ontario, 1997. 

 __________. "The Role of Cataraqui Cemetery, Kingston, Ontario, in the Rural Cemetery Movement." Newsletter of the Association for Gravestone Studies 19 (Fall 1995): 10-13.

 ____________. "A Romance Laid to Rest - Gun Slits or Air Vents?"  Historic Kingston 26 (1978): 12-28.

 ____________. "Selected Architectural Drawings and Buildings of John and Joseph Power of Kingston, Ontario, 1850-1900."  M. Phil. research paper, University of Toronto, 1986.

 __________. Town and Country Houses: Regional Architectural Drawings from Queen's University Archives. Kingston: by the Author, 1993.  excerpt

___________. Unravelling the Histories of the Sir John Johnson House and the Parish House, Kingston.” Historic Kingston 60 (2012): 52-66.

 ___________. Weep Not For Me: an Illustrated History of Cataraqui Cemetery, Kingston. Kingston: by the Author, 2000.  buy this book

 ___________. Weep Not For Me: A Photographic Essay and History of Cataraqui Cemetery. Kingston: by the Author, 1995.

 __________. “William Coverdale and the Architecture of Kingston from 1835 to 1865.” Ph.D. thesis, University of Toronto, 1991.

 ________. “William Coverdale Senior” and “William Coverdale Junior”  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon band 22, 1999.

 __________. With Our Past before Us: Nineteenth-Century Architecture in the Kingston Area. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995.  buy this book

 McKendry, Jennifer & Brian S. Osborne. Exploring Downtown Kingston: Interesting Places & Spaces. Kingston: KEDCO, 2006.

 Meacham, J.H.  Illustrated Historical Atlas of Frontenac, Lennox, and Addington Counties.   Toronto, 1878; reprint ed., Belleville: Mika, 1971.

 Macredy, Stephen D. An Illustrated History of Fort Henry. Toronto: James Lorimer, 2000.

 Mika, N. and H.  Kingston, Historic City.  Belleville: Mika, 1987.

 Norman, William.  "A Chapter of Canadian Penal History: The Early Years of the Provincial Penitentiary at Kingston and the Commission Inquiry into its Management."   M.A. Thesis, Queen's University, 1979.

 125 Years Keeping People Healthy: Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.   Kingston: By the Author, 1981.

 One Hundred Years, 1847-1947: Chalmers Church at Kingston.   Kingston: By the Author, 1947.

 Osborne, Brian & Donald SwainsonKingston: Building on the Past for the Future.  Kingston: Quarry Heritage Books, 2011.

 Osborne, Brian S. The Rock and the Sword: a History of St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Kingston, Ontario. Kingston: Heinrich Heine Press at Grass Creek, 2004.

 Patterson, William J. Courage, Faith and Love. A History of St. Mark’s Church, Barriefield, Ontario. Barriefield: St. Mark’s Church, 1993. 

________. Lilacs and Limestone: An Illustrated History of Pittsburgh Township, 1787-1987.   Kingston, Ont.: Pittsburgh Historical Society, 1989.

 Preston, Richard. Kingston Before the War of 1812.  Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1959.

 Preston, Richard & Leopold Lamontagne. Royal Fort Frontenac. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1958.

 Rollaston, Brian, ed.  County of a Thousand Lakes: The History of the County of Frontenac.   Kingston: County of Frontenac, 1982.

 Ross, Alec & John De Visser. Kingston and Frontenac County. Erin ON: Boston Mills Press, 2009.

 Roy, James.  Kingston: The King's Town.  Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1952.

 Sims, Catherine.  "An Institutional History of the Asylum for the Insane at Kingston."  M.A. thesis, Queen's University, 1981.

 Smith, Arthur Britton. Kingston! Oh Kingston!  Kingston: Brown & Martin, 1987.

 Smithson, Gordon. Bath Road-Kingston West: an Illustrated History. Kingston: by the author, 2009.

_______. Old Cataraqui Village. Kingston: by the Author, 1990.

 Stewart, J. Douglas.  “ ‘The Kingston Palladio’: Civic and Imperial ‘Virtue and Grandeur’ at George Browne’s Forum Regiopolis.” Journal of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada vol. 23 no. 3 (1998): 72-81.

________. “The Shamrock and the Maple Leaf: The Irish Roots of George Browne’s Canadian Architecture.” Journal of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada vol. 31 no. 1 (2006): 43-54.

 ________. "Some of Kingston's Old Bricks, Sticks and Stones: A First Essay on the Architecture of William Newlands (1853-1926)."  Selected Papers from the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada.  (1981): 53-69.

 Stewart, J. Douglas & Ian Wilson.  Heritage Kingston. Kingston: Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 1973.

 Stewart, Mary & J. Douglas Stewart.  "John Solomon Cartwright: Upper Canadian Gentleman and Regency 'Man of Taste'."  Historic Kingston 27 (1979): 61-77.

 Stewart, Venetia. “Justice Done: the Restitution of the Frontenac County Court House within the Classical Tradition.” Journal of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada vol. 27 no. 3 & 4 (2002): 29-34.

Sutherland, James.  Sutherland's General Directory for the City  of Kingston for 1867.   Kingston: By the Author, 1866.

 Swainson, Donald, ed. St George’s Cathedral: Two Hundred Years of Community. Kingston: Quarry Press, 1991.

 Sydenham Street Methodist Church, Jubilee Souvenir 1852-1902.   Kingston: By the Author, 1902.

 Taylor, C.J.  "The Kingston, Ontario Penitentiary and Moral Architecture." Social History 12 (1979): 387-408.

 Thurlby, Malcolm. "Joseph Connolly in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kingston, Ontario." Journal of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada 30 (#2 2005): 25-38.

 Tulchinsky, Gerald, ed.  To Preserve and Defend, Essays on Kingston in the Nineteenth Century.  Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1976.

 Van de Wetering. A Kingston Album, Glimpses of the Way We Were. Toronto: Hounslow Press, 1999.

Young, Richard. “Blockhouses in Canada, 1749-1841: a Comparative Report and Catalogue.” Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History, Canadian Historic Site, 1980.

 Warmington, R. Bruce. But Before That…A History of the Woollen/Cotton Mill. Kingston: by the Author, 2002.

  Williamsville Book Committee. Williamsville Revisited, an Illustrated History of "Williamsville" at Kingston, Ontario. 2004

 Wright, Janet.  "Retreat into Nature.  Three Villas of the Picturesque in Kingston."  Canadian Collector 20 (July/August 1985): 49-52.

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