Below you will find a list of resources that will allow you to explore the topics presented in this exhibition in greater depth.  While not intended to be encyclopedic, the list reflects the sources used in compiling this exhibition, as well as many of the major texts that document Gustav Stickley, Craftsman Farms, and the Arts and Crafts movement in general.  


Bartinique, A. Patricia, ed. Gustav Stickley–His Craft. Parsippany, NJ: Craftsman Farms Foundation, ca. 1992.

Cathers, David M. Gustav Stickley. London and New York: Phaidon, 2003.

Cathers, David M. Furniture of the American Arts and Crafts Movement : Stickley and Roycroft Mission Oak. New York: New American Library, ca. 1981.  Revised and expanded version from Turn of the Century Press in 1996.

Freeman, John C. Forgotten Rebel; Gustav Stickley and his craftsman mission furniture. Watkins Glen, N.Y., Century House [1965, c1966]

Fish, Marilyn. Gustav Stickley, 1884-1900 : The Stickley Brothers, Stickley & Simonds, and the Gustave Stickley Co. North Caldwell, N.J. : Little Pond Press, c1999.

Fish, Marilyn. Gustav Stickley : Heritage & Early Years. North Caldwell, N.J. : Little Pond Press, c1997.

Hewitt, Mark A. Gustav Stickley’s Craftsman Farms : The Quest for an Arts and Crafts Utopia. [Syracuse, N.Y.] : Syracuse University Press, 2001.

Orr, Emily M. “The Craftsman Building: Gustav Stickley’s “Home” in New York City,” Journal of Modern Craft 10 (2017): 273-91.

Sanders, Barry. A Complex Fate : Gustav Stickley and the Craftsman Movement. [Washington, D.C.]: Preservation Press; New York: John Wiley, c1996.

Tucker, Kevin W. Gustav Stickley and the American Arts & Crafts Movement. [Dallas, Tex.] : Dallas Museum of Art ; New Haven : Yale University Press, c2010.

Articles in The Craftsman 

You can click on the entries to view the articles in a new window, courtesy of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries.   The entries in this section are arranged chronologically, rather than alphbetically.

"The Craftsman's House: A Practical Application of All the Theories of Home Building Advocated in this Magazine." The Craftsman 15, no. 1 (October 1908): 78-93.

"Three of the Craftsman Farms Bunglaows that May Prove Useful for Summer or Week-end Cottages." The Craftsman 15, no. 2 (November 1908): 215-21.

"The Club House at Craftsman Farms: A Log House Planned Especially for the Entertainment of Guests." The Craftsman 15, no. 3 (December 1908): 339-44.

"A Visit to Craftsman Farms: The Study of an Educational Ideal." The Craftsman 18, no. 6 (September 1910): 638-46.

"A Country Home for the Businessman: A Second Visit to Craftsman Farms." The Craftsman 19, no. 1 (October 1910): 55-62. 

"The Value of A Country Education to Every Boy: A Talk with the Host of Craftsman Farms." The Craftsman 19, no. 4 (January 1911): 389-94.

"Another Talk with the Host of Craftsman Farms: The Country and Long Life." The Craftsman 19, no. 5 (February 1911): 485-88.

Curtis, Natalie. "The New Log House at Craftsman Farms: An Architectural Development of the Log Cabin." The Craftsman 21, no. 2 (November 1911): 196-203. 

[Stickley, Gustav].  "Als Ik Kan: A School for Citizenship." The Craftsman 23, no. 1 (October 1912): 119-21.

Riordan, Raymond.  "A Visit to Craftsman Farms: The Impression it Made and the Result: The Gustav Stickley School for Citizenhsip." The Craftsman 23, no. 2 (November 1912): 151-64.

"The New Brick House at Craftsman Farms and A Small Cement Bungalow." The Craftsman 24, no. 2 (May 1913): 220-23.

"Craftsman Farms: Its Development and Future." The Craftsman 25, no. 1 (October 1913): 8-15.

"The Craftsman Movement: Its Origin and Growth." The Craftsman 25, no. 1 (October 1913): 17-26.

A Visitor.  "The Craftsman Restaurant." The Craftsman 25, no. 4 (January 1914): 362-68, 397-98 .

Pearson, T. Gilbert.  "The Birds on Craftsman Farms." The Craftsman 26, no. 5 (August 1914): 481-85.

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