Sources of Interest in the Study of the Five Towns
and the 2004 edition, revised and updated by James P. MacGuire
Arbib, Robert. The Lord's Woods: The Passing of an American Woodland. New York : Norton & Company, 1971.
Bellot, Alfred H. The History of the Rockaways. Bellot, 1918.
Black, Frederick R. Jamaica Bay: a history. Washington, D.C. : U.S. Department of the Interior, 1981.
Bolton, Reginald Pelham. Indian paths in the Great Metropolis. New York : Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation., 1922.
Brainard, George B.. The water works of Brooklyn: A historical and descriptive account of the construction of the works, and the quantity, quality and cost of the supply. Brooklyn, NY : s.n., 1873.
Brodhead John Romeyn,. History of the State of New York. New York : Harper and Brothers, 1853.
Brodhead John Romeyn,. History of the State of New York. New York : Harper and Brothers, 1871.
Cantwel, Anne-Marie and Wall, Diana diZerega. Unearthing Gotham: The Archaeology of New York City. New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, 2001.
Crocker, Ruth. Mrs. Russell Sage: women's activism and philanthropy in gilded age and progressive era America. Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, 2006.
Federal Writers' Project (New York). The story of the five towns : Inwood, Lawrence, Cedarhurst, Woodmere and Hewlett, Nassau County, Long Island. [Rockville Centre, NY] : Nassau Daily Review-Star, 1941.
Flint, Martha Bockée. Early Long Island: a colonial study. New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1896.
Halsey. Richard Townley Haines, and Tower, Elizabeth. The homes of our ancestors: as shown in the American wing of the MetropolitanMuseum of Art of New York, from the beginnings of New England through the early days of the republic Garden City, NY : Doubleday, Page and Company, 1925. (page 59 - Hewlett House)
Hempstead (N.Y.), Benjamin D. Hicks (ed.), Hempstead (N.Y.). Records of the Towns of North and South Hempstead, Long Island, New York [1654-1880], vol. II. Jamaica, NY : Long Island Farmer Printing, 1899.
Hicks, Elias. Journal of the life and religious labours of Elias Hicks. New York : Isaac T. Hopper, 1832.
History of Queens County: with illustrations, Portraits & Sketches of Prominent Families and Individuals. New York: W.W. Munsell & Co.; 1882.
King, Moses. Notable New Yorkers of 1896-1899. New York : King, 1899.
Kutney, Gerald. Sulfur: History, Technology, Applications & Industry. Toronto, Canada : ChemTec Publishing, 2007.
Lagemann, Ellen Condliffe. Philanthropic foundations: new scholarship, new possibilities . Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, 1999. (Chapter 15: Crocker, Ruth. The History of Philanthropy as Life-History: a biographer's view of Mrs. Russell Sage)
LaGumina, Salvatore J. From Steerage to Suburb: Long Island Italians. New York : Center for Migration Studies, 1988.
LaGumina, Salvatore J. Long Island Italians. Charleston, SC : Arcadia Press, 2000.
Lovering, Margaret M. The Story of Trinity-St. John's Church, 1836-1986. Hewlett, NY : Trinity-St. John's Church, 1986.
MacGuire, James P. The Rockaway Hunting Club at 125 . Privately Printed, 2004.
MacKay. Robert B., Baker, Anthony K., Traynor, Carol A. Long Island country houses and their architects, 1860-1940. New York : W.W. Norton and Company, 1997.
Moore, Charles Benjamin. The Early History of Hempstead. New York : Trow's Print and Bookbinding Company, 1879
The National cyclopaedia of American biography: being the history of the United States as illustrated in the lives of the founders, builders, and defenders of the republic, and of the men and women who are doing the work and moulding the thought of the present time. New York : J.T. White, 1898-1984.
New York (State). Dept. of Health, New York (State). Board of Health Annual report.
New York State Historical Association, New York State Historical Association. Meeting Proceedings of the New York State Historical Association: ... annual meeting with constitution and by-laws and list of members. s.l. : New York State Historical Association, 1919.
Pennoyer,Peter and Anne Walker The architecture of Delano & Aldrich. New York : Norton, 2003.
Phisterer, Frederick. New York in the war of the rebellion, 1861 to 1865. Albany : J.B. Lyon Company, 1912.
Prime, Nathaniel Scudder. A history of Long Island: from its first settlement by Europeans to the year 1845, with special reference to its ecclesiastical concerns ... New York : R. Carter, 1845.
Ross, Peter. A history of Long Island: from its earliest settlement to the present time. Chicago : Lewis Publishing Company, 1902.
Ruther, Frederick. Long island to-day: consisting of sketches on the political, industrial, topographical and geological history of Long island and Long island towns and villages, but more particularly of general views illustrating Long island scenes of to-day. Hicksville, NY : Frederick Ruther, c1909.
Ruttenber, Edward Manning. History of the Indian tribes of Hudson's River: their origin, manners and customs, tribal and sub-tribal organizations, wars, treaties, etc., etc Albany : J. Munsell, 1872.
Sabine, Lorenzo. Biographical sketches of loyalists of the American Revolution: with an historical essay. Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 1864.
Samuels, Gayle Brandow Enduring Roots: Encounters with Trees, History, and the American Landscape New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, 1999.
Sinclair, Upton. Upton Sinclair Presents William Fox, New York : Arno Press, 1970. (reprint of 1933 ed.)
Smith, J. Carpenter. History of St. George's Parish, Flushing, Long Island . Flushing, NY : St. George's Sword & Shield, 1897.
Smith, Mildred H. Early history of the Long Island Railorad, 1834-1900. Uniondale, NY : Salisbury Printers, 1958.
Solomon, Nancy and Bentel, Paul. On the bay : bay houses and maritime culture on Long Island's marshlands. Syosset, NY : Friends for Long Island's Heritage, 1992.
Spinzia, Raymond E. and Judith A. Spinzia. Long Island's Prominent Families in the Town of Hempstead: Their Estates and Their Country Homes. College Station, TX: VirtualBookworm, 2010.
Stern, Robert A. M.,, Gilmartin, Gregory, and Massengale, John Montague. New York 1900: metropolitan architecture and urbanism, 1890-1915 . New York : Rizzoli, 1983.
Taylor, Talbot Jones The Talbot J. Taylor collection: furniture, wood-carving, and other branches of the decorative arts; with one hundred and eighty-seven illustrations . New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1906.
Thompson, Benjamin Franklin. The history of Long Island, from its discovery to the present time: with many important and interesting matters, including notices of numerous individuals and families, also a particular account of the different churches and ministers. New York : Gould, Banks & Co., 1843.
Thompson, Benjamin Franklin. The history of Long Island, from its discovery to the present time: with many important and interesting matters, including notices of numerous individuals and families, also a particular account of the different churches and ministers. New York : E. French, 1839.
Townsend, Charles Wendell. Sand dunes and salt marshes. Boston : Dana Estes & Co., 1913.
Tredwell, Daniel M. Personal Reminiscenses of men and things on Long Island. Brooklyn, NY : Charles Andrew Ditmas Publisher, 1912.
Wainwright, Loudon. "We just stare politely at each other until the damn planes pass." Life Magazine, Oct 2, 1970, p. 32-3.
Weidman, Bette S., and Martin Linda B. Nassau County, Long Island, in early photographs, 1869-1940. New York : Dover Publications, 1981.
White, James Terry and Derby, George. The National cyclopaedia of American biography: being the history of the United States as illustrated in the lives of the founders, builders and defenders of the republic, and of the men and women who are doing the work and moulding the thought of the present time. New York : James T. White & Co., 1901.
Wilson Rufus Rockwell. Historic Long Island: New York : The Berkeley Press, 1902. (not much info -- see Civil War section)
Zaitzevsky, Cynthia. Long Island Landscapes and the Women Who Designed Them. New York : Sociaty for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities, c2009.
bibliography compiled by Millicent D. Vollono, c2010.