Principia College

Collester, Jeanne Colette and Robert M. Craig. “And What of Principia?” A Vision for the Ages: Essays on the Life and Architecture of Bernard Maybeck. Berkeley, CA: Maybeck Foundation, 1998, 38-43.

Collester, Jeanne Colette. Frederick Oakes Sylvester: The Principia Collection. The Principia Corporation, St. Louis, MO, 1988.

Craig, Robert M. “Bernard Maybeck: Architecture as the Embodiment of the Spirit of the Client.” Language in Architecture. Washington, D.C.: Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, 1981, 48-55.

_____. Bernard Maybeck at Principia College: The Art and Craft of Building, Gibbs Smith Publisher, July 2004.

_____. “Maybeck at Principia: A Study of an Architect-Client Relationship.” Diss. Cornell University, 1973.

_____. “Modern Concrete: A New Vernacular?” Architectural Research Centers Consortium 1997 Spring Research Conference (April 25-26, 1977). Tempe, AZ: Herberger Center for Design Excellence, College of Architecture and Environmental Design, 1977, 97-104.

_____. “Pioneers of Post-Modernism: Chapter One-Bernard Maybeck.” SECAC Review X I (Spring 1981), 16-23.

Hosmer, Charles B. Bernard Maybeck and Principia College The Historic District: A Guidebook. Elsah, IL: Principia College, 1998.

_____. “Bernard Maybeck: Sage, Dreamer, Architect.” Principia Alumni Purpose, Fall 1965.

Leonard, Edwin S., Jr. As the Sowing; The First Fifty Years of the Principia. The Principia Corporation, St. Louis, MO, 1958.

Maybeck, Bernard R. “The Architectural Embodiment of The Principia Spirit in the New College.” Sheaf: The Principia Yearbook, 1924.

_____. “From the Architect to the Student Body.” Sheaf: The Principia Yearbook, 1939.

Morgan, Frederic. “An Architectural Argosy.” The Principia Alumni Purpose, Feb. 1926.


Banham, Reyner. “The Plot against Bernard Maybeck.” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 43 (March 1984), 33-37.

Bockhorst, Paul. Designing with Nature: Arts & Crafts Architecture in Northern California (DVD), [Calif.]: Paul Bockhorst Productions, 2009.

Bockhorst, Paul.  Pursuing Beauty: The Architecture of Bernard Maybeck (DVD), [Calif.]:   Paul Bockhorst Productions, 2012.

Bosley, Edward R. First Church of Christ, Scientist:  Bernard Maybeck.  London: Phaidon, 1994.

Cardwell, Kenneth H. Bernard Maybeck: Artisan, Architect, Artist. Santa Barbara, CA: Peregrine Smith, 1977.

Clark, Robert J. The Arts and Crafts Movement in America. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1972; revised 1992.

Davey, Peter J. Arts and Crafts Architecture. London: Phaidon, 1995.

Freudenheim, Leslie.  Building With Nature: Inspiration for the Arts and Crafts Home.  Salt Lake City, UT: Gibbs Smith, 2005

Harris, Dianne. Maybeck’s Landscapes: Drawing in Nature, William Stout Publisher, December 2004.

Jordy, William H. American Buildings and Their Architects: Progressive and Academic Ideals at the Turn of the Twentieth Century. Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor Press, 1976.

Kaplan, Wendy, et al. The “Art that is Life”: The Arts and Crafts Movement in America, 1875-1920. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1987.

Longstreth, Richard. On the Edge of the World: Four Architects in San Francisco at the Turn of the Century. New York: Architectural History Foundation, MIT Press, 1983.

McCoy, Esther. Five California Architects. New York: Reinholt, 1960. Reprint. New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1975.

Maybeck, Jacomena. Maybeck: The Family View. Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association, 1991.

“Presentation of Institute’s Gold Medal to Bernard Ralph Maybeck.” Journal of the American Institute of Architects, July 1951, 3-8.

Trapp, Kenneth R., ed.. The Arts and Crafts Movement in California: Living the Good Life. New York: Abbeville Press, 1993

Wilson, Mark, Bernard Maybeck Architect of Elegance, Salt Lake City, UT: Gibbs Smith, 2011.

Winter, Robert, ed. Towards a Simpler Way of Life: Arts and Crafts Architects of California. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1997.

Woodbridge, Sally B. Bernard Maybeck : Visionary Architect. New York: Abbeville Press, 1992.