William Appleton Potter (1842-1909), Architect
William Appleton Potter was born in 1842, most likely in Schenectady, New York. He was a supervising architect of the U. S. Treasury in the late 1870s. Potter died in Rome, Italy on February 19, 1909.
Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings
Educational & Professional Associations
1874-____: Supervising Architect of United States Treasury.
Nebraska Buildings & Projects
U.S. Post Office & Court House (1874-1879), Lincoln, Nebraska.[a] (LC13:C09-001)
1. Montgomery Schuyler, “The Work of William Appleton Potter,” Architectural Record XXVI (September 1909), 176-196.
2. Oliver B. Pollak, Nebraska Courthouses: Contention, Compromise, and Community [Images of America Series] (Chicago: Arcadia Publishing, 2002), 120. [725.1.P771n]
3. AIA Historical Directory of American Architects: A Resource Guide to Finding Information About Past Architects, accessed June 15, 2010, http://communities.aia.org/sites/hdoaa/wiki/Wiki%20Pages/ahd1035731.aspx
Henry F. Withey, and Elsie Rathburn Withey, Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased) (Los Angeles: New Age Publishing Company, 1956. Facsimile edition, Hennessey & Ingalls, Inc., 1970).
Entry in Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (New York: Macmillan, 1982).
D. Murphy, “William Appleton Potter (1842-1909), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, March 3, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, November 18, 2018.
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