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Cotton, J. Randall. "Knobs and latches", Old House Journal, Nov/Dec 1987, pp. 37-44. Download as PDF file.

Mercer, Henry C. "The Dating of Old Houses". New Hope, Bucks Co., Pa: The Bucks County Historical Society, October 13, 1923. Download as PDF file.

Nelson, Lee H. "Nail chronology as an aid to dating buildings." American Association for State and Local History, Technical Leaflet 48, History News, vol.24, no.11, 1968. Download as PDF file. Download as PDF file.

Priess, Peter. "Wire Nails in North America." APT Bulletin, vol.V, no.4, 1973 pp. 87-92. Handout.

Streeter, Donald. Early American wrought-iron hardware: H and HL Hinges, together with mention of dovetails and cast-iron butt hnges." Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. 5, No. 1 (1973), pp. 22-49. Download as PDF file.

Streeter, Donald. "Wrought-iron hardware for exterior shutters." Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. 7, No. 1 (1975), pp. 38-56. Download as PDF file.