Barn Book Resources

Barn Books for Scholars, Hobbyists & Children

Looking to fix and preserve a historic barn? We want to help! Whether you are looking to do it yourself, hire a contractor, or need to find financial assistance, the list of resources below can help you maintain your piece of American history.

There are three listings on this page, the first of which is a list of “Best” barn books geared toward the study of historic barns, farm buildings, and agricultural landscapes.

The second listing is for children of varied ages and the third is a thorough accounting of barn books, including chapter titles, to assist the serious researcher in finding relevant information.

Selected “Best of” Barn Books

The following is a well-researched selection of literature on historic barns and farming made by Bob Sherman. Last updated on 1/25/2021.

Abbott, Louise & Niels Jensen: The Heart of the Farm/Le Coeur de la Ferme: A History of Barns and Fences in the Eastern Townships of Quebec; [Canada], Price-Patterson Ltd., (2008).

Apps, Jerry and Allen Strang: Barns of Wisconsin; Tamarack Press, Madison, Wisconsin, (1977 & 1995 editions).

Apps, Jerry and Julie Sutter-Blair: The Wisconsin Traveller’s Companion; Wisconsin Tales and Trails, Madison, (1997).

Arnett, Jan Corey: American Barns; Shire Publications, Bloomsberry, New York, (2013).

Arthur, Eric & Dudley Witney: The Barn, A Vanishing Landmark in North America; Feheley Arts Co., Toronto, (1972).

Artley, Bob: Once Upon a Farm; Pelican Publishing Co., Gretna, Louisiana (2000)

Babcock, Richard & Lauren R. Stevens: Old Barns in the New World; Berkshire House Publishers, Lee, Mass., (1996).

Ball, Bernice M.: Barns of Chester County, Pennsylvania; Chester County Days, West Chester, Pa., (1974).

Charles, F. W. B.: The Great Barn of Bredon; [U.K.] David Brown Book Co., Oakville, Ct. (1997)

Darley, Gillian: The National Trust [British] Book of the Farm; Crescent  Books, N.Y., (1981).

Dean, Virgil W.: Kansas History, A Journal of the Central Plains  (Vol. 22, No. 1, 1999)  Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka.

Dornbush, Charles E.: Pennsylvania German Barns; Allentown, Pa., Pennsylvania German Folklore Society, (1956).

Endersby, Eric, Alexander Greenwood, David Larkin & Paul Rocheleau; Barn, The Art of a Working Building;    Houghton Mifflin, Boston, (1992).

Ensminger, Robert F.: The Pennsylvania Barn, Its Origin, Evolution, & Distribution in North America  John Hopkins Univ. Press, Baltimore, (1992); second edition (2002).

Fink, Daniel: Barns of the Genesee Country, 1790 – 1915; James Brunner, Geneseo, N.Y., ( 1987).

Fitchen, John & Gregory D. Huber: The New World Dutch Barn; Syracuse Univ. Press, Syracuse, N.Y., (1968 & 2001 editions).

Gehhard, Torsten: Alte Bauernhauser.Verlag Georg D. W. Callweg, Muchen, [Germany] 1979 [in German]

Glass, Joseph W.: The Pennsylvania Culture Region, A View from the Barn; UMI Research Press, Ann Arbor, (1986).

Glassie, Henry: Barn Buildings in Otsego County, New York; Folklore  Institute Indiana Univ., Bloomington, (1974).

Gorczyca, Beth & B. Miller: Ohio’s Bicentennial Barns; Wooster Book Co., Wooster, Ohio, (2003).

Griswold, James W.: A Guide in Medieval English Tithe Barns; Peter Randall Publisher, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, (1999).

Hanou, John T.: A Round Indiana, Round Barns in the Hoosier State; Purdue Univ. Press, West Lafayette, (1993).

Harris, Richard: Discovering Timber-Framed Buildings. Shire Publications, Ltd., United Kingdom (1978).

Hart, John Fraser: The American Farm, How Farming Shaped the Landscape of America; Barnes & Noble, (1998).

Harvey, Nigel: Old Farm Buildings. [U.K.]  Shire Publications, Ltd. United Kingdom (1975).

Huber, Gregory D.: The Historic Barns of Southeastern Pennsylvania: Architecture & Preservation, Built 1750–1900; Schiffer Publishing, (2017).

Hughes, Graham: Barns of Rural Britain; Herbert Press, London, U.K., (1985).

Jordan, Tim: Cotswold Barns; [U.K.] Tempus Press, Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K. (2006)

Kane County Urban Development: Midwestern Vernacular Farm Structures in Kane County, Illinois, Geneva, IL, (1980).

Keitham, Mary: Michigan’s Heritage Barns; Michigan State University Press, East Lansing, (1999).

Kirch, Larry & Jim Heinlen: The Round Barns of Winona County, Minnesota, and Environs; Sugar Loaf Press, Winona, Minneosta (1998)

Kirk, Malcolm: Silent Spaces, The Last of the Great Aisled Barns; Little Brown & Co., Boston, (1994).

Larkin, David: Farm, The Vernacular Tradition of Working Buildings;  Monacelli Press, New York, (1995).

Lowwe, Ludwig: Schlesische Holzbauten; [Silesian Wood Buildings] Werner-Verlag, Dusseldorf, (1969). {in German]

Lydan, Stryd & Hendre-Wen: Welsh Cruck Barns; National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (1994)

Marsh, Robert: Barns of Kansas; Kansas Electric Cooperative, (2002).

Marshall, Howard W.: Folk Architecture in Little Dixie, A Regional Culture in Missouri; University of Missouri Press, (1981).

Marshall, Howard W.: Barns of Missouri, Storehouses of History; Missouri Electric Cooperatives, Jefferson City, Mo., ( 2003).

Marshall, Jeffrey L. & Willis M. Rivinus: Barns of Bucks County;  Heritage Conservancy, Doylestown, Pa., (2007).

Martins, Susanna Wade: Historic Farm Buildings; B. T. Batsford, Ltd., London, U. K. (1991).

Moffett, Marian & Lawrence Wodehouse: East Tennessee Cantilever Barns; University. of Tenn. Press, Knoxville, (1993).

Montell, William Lynwood & Michael Lynn Morse: Kentucky Folk Architecture; Kentucky Bicentennial Bookshelf, Univ. Press of Kentucky, (1976).

Noble, Allen G. (Editor): Wood, Brick & Stone, The North American Settlement Landscape Vol. 2 Barns & Farm Structures; Univ. of Mass. Press, Amherst, Mass., (1984).

Noble, Allen G. & Hubert G. H. Wilhelm: Barns of the Midwest; Ohio U. Press,  Athens, Ohio, (1995).

Noble, Allen G. & Richard K. Cleek: The Old Barn Book, A Field Guide to North American Barns & Other Farm Structures; Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, N. J., (1995).

Plowden, David: The American Barn; W. W. Norton, New York, (2003).

Poortvliet, Rien: The Farm Book; [Netherland] Harry N. Abrams, New York, (1980).

Porter, John, and Francis E. Gilman: Preserving Old Barns: Preventing the Loss of a Valuable Resource; 2nd edition, Jetty House Publishers, New Hampshire, (2019).

Pottler, Viktor Herbert; A;lte Volksarchitektur:  Old Folk Architecture] Sonderausgabe Wein, Austria, (1984). [in German]

Radojkovic, Jon: Barns of the Queen’s Bush; [Canada] Brucedale Press, Port Elgin, Ontario, (2001).

Roberts, Warren E.: Log Buildings of Southern Indiana; Trickster Press, Bloomington, Ind., (1984 & 1996 editions).

Roe, Keith E.: Corncribs, In History, Folklife, & Architecture; Iowa State Univ. Press, Ames, (1988).

Schepers, Josef: Haus und Hof Westfalischer Bauern; [in German] Westfalisches Frelichtmuseum, Detmold, Germany (1994).

Schaefer, Vincent J.: Dutch Barns of New York, An Introduction; Purple Mountain Press, Fleischmanns, N.Y., (1994).

Schumm-Burgess, Nancy: The Barns of Lake County; Land Conservancy of Lake County, Illinois, (2004)

Shoemaker, Alfred L. & Don Yoder: The Pennsylvania Barn; Pennsylvania  Dutch Folklore Center, Lancaster, Pa., (1955).

Sloane, Eric: An Age of Barns; Ballantine Books, New York, (1967 & 1973 editions).

Slocombe, Pamela M.: Wiltshire Farm Buildings 1500 – 1900; Devizes Books Press, Wiltshire, England, ( 1989).

Soike, Lowell J.: The Round Barns of Iowa; Penfield Press, Iowa City, (1983).

Stevens, John R.: Dutch Vernacular Architecture in North America, 1640-1830; Society for the Preservation of Hudson Valley Vernacular Architecture, West Hurley, New York (2005)

Thiede, Klaus: Alte Deutsche Bauernhauser. Durck, Von J.F. Steinhopf, Stuttgart, 1963 [in German]

Triumpho, Raichard: Round Barns of New York; Syracuse University Press, (2004)

Van Ravenswaay, Charles: The Arts and Architecture of German Settlements in Missouri, A Survey of a Vanishing Culture; Univ. of Missouri Press, Columbia, Mo., (1977), 2nd edition (2007).

Visser, Thomas Durant: Field Guide to New England Barns and Farm Buildings; Univ. Press of New England, Hanover, New Hampshire, (1997).

Vocational Agricultural Teacher’s Association of  Kentucky:  Barns of Kentucky; Donning Company, Virginia Beach, Va. (2001)

Vlach, John M.: Barns; W. W. Norton Co., New York, (2003).

Weaver, Will & Doug Ohman; Barns of Minnesota; Minnesota Historical Society Press, (2004).

Children’s Barn Books

Adler, Carole S.: Good-Bye Pink Pig; Avon Books, 1980.

Adler, Carole S. Shelter on Blue Barns  Road; Atheneum  Books, 1981.

Adler, Carole S.: The Horse Whiskey; (An Avon Camelot Book), Camelot Books, 1996.

Amery, Heather: Barn on Fire, (Osborne Farmyard Tales); Educational Publishing Co., 1994.

Andrews, John: Year of the Barn Owl; J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1991.

Artley, Bob: A Book of Chores, As Remembered by a Former Kid; Iowa State University Press, Ames, Ia., 1989, 100 pp.

Atwell, Debby: Barn;  Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, 1996, 31 pp

Auerbach, Annie: A Day at the Barn; Simon Spotlight Publishers,

Baglio, Ben M.: Bears in the Barn; Scholastic Publishing Co., 2001

Beeke, Jemma: The Rickety Barn Show; Doubleday Book for Young Readers, 2001.

Behling, Norvia: The Quotable Barn Cat; Voyager Press,  2007.

Bernal, Richard: The Little Red Barn, (Cuddle Cottage Board); Random House for  the Young, 1995.

Bowden, Susan White: The Barn Cat, Sassy and A Guardian Angel;  (Heroic Animal Tales), White-Bowden Assoc. 1998.

Brown, Margaret Wise & Barbara Cooney: Christmas in the Barn;  Roberta Brown Rauch, 1952,

Brown, Margaret Wise & Felicia Bond: The Big Red Barn;  Harper Collins Publishers,  1989

Burton, Jane: Snowy the Barn Owl; Rand House Books for Young Readers,  1989.

Burton, Robert: The House in the Barn: (Animal Habitat Series)Gareth Stevens Books, 1988.

Butler, Andrea: Jeb’s Barn; ( Let Me Read  Series), Good Year Books, 1996.

Campbell, Julie: Ginny Gordon and the Mystery at the Old Barn; Whitman Press, Racine, Wis., 1954.

Chitwood, Suzanne Tanner: Wake Up Big Barn;

Coates, Belle: Barn Cat; Scribner Publishing Co., 1955.

Coates, Belle  & E. M. Hale: Little Maverick Cow;   Charles Scribner’s & Son, 1957.

Collision, Catherine: Why is a Barn Red, The Little of Big Questions; Detroit Free Press, 1993

Cooper, Jasson: Farm Cats, (Barnyard Friends); Rourke Publishing, 1995.

Copeland, Colene: Mystery in the Farrowing Barn;  Jordan Valley Heritage House, 1991.

Davies, Gill: A Friend for Flash (Tales from Yellow Barn Farm);  Byeway Books, 2001.

Davies, Gill & Tina Freeman: Happy Hen; (Tales for the Yellow Barn Farm), Gardner Books, 2010

Davies, Nicola: Winter Owl, Barn Owl; Candlewick Publishing Co.., 2007.

Earhart, Kristin: Saddle Up Happy, (Big Apple Book; Scholastic Publishing Co.

Earhart, Kristin: Big Apple Barn, Hold Your Horses; Scholastic Publishing Co

Earhart, Kristin: Big Apple Book #1, Happy Go Lucky; Scholastic Publishing Co., 2007

Earhart, Kristin: Big Apple Barn #2, Happy’s Big Plan; Scholastic Publishing Co.,

Earhart, Kristin: Happy’s Holiday, (Big Apple Book); Scholastic Publishing Co., 2007

Earhart, Kristin: A Sassy Surprised (Big Apple Barn, No. 3); Scholastic Publishing Co., 2007

Earhart, Kristin: Roscoe and the Pony Parade, (Big Apple Barn); Scholastic Publishing Co., 2008

Edmonds, Walter D.: Bert Breen’s Barn; Little Brown & Co. (Juvenile Book)

Flower, Phyllis & Cherryl Pape: Barn Owls; (I Can Read Book), Harper & Row Publishers, 1978.

Freeman, Tina: Tales from Yellow Barn Farm; (Read with Me), Brimax Books,  2002.

Hapka, Catherine: Charlotte’s Web, New to the Barn; Harper Collins Publishers,

Henry, Marguerite, Illustrated by Wesley Dennis Justin Morgan Had a Horse; Rand McNally & Co., N.Y; 1954, 170 pp.

Holbrook, Stewart: Down on the Farm, A Picture Treasury of sCouintry Life in America in the Good Old Days; Crown Publishers,  N.Y., 1954, 188 pp.

Jacobson, Jennifer Richard: Andy Shane and The Barn Sale Mystery;  Candlewick Press, 2009.

Kalman, Bobbie: In The Barn;   Crabtree Publishing Co., N.Y. , 1997, 32 pp.

Lettermann, Edward J: Farming in Early Minnesota, Ramsey County Historical Society; St. Paul, 1966, 96 pp.

Levine, Norman: Champagne Barn; (Short Fiction) Penguin Books, 1985.

Lindbergh, Reeve: Benjamin’s Barn;  Dial  Press, 1990.

McClure, Lizzie: Big Blue Barn; Paragon Inc., 2007.

Mitchell, David: Origami Chicken and Other Animals;  Barnes & Noble, 2005.

Morpurgo, Michael: Colly’s Barn;  (yellow Banana Book),  Crabtree Publishing Co., 2002.

O’Brien, Clartre & Tim Archbold: Barn Party; (I am Reading), Kingfisher Publications, 2005.

Parragon Editors: Barn Yard Stories, 10 Tales to Share;  Parragon Inc., 2008.

Perkins, Stan: Spooky Barns and Farmstead, Tales of the Unknown and Unseen; Broadblade Press,  Swartz Creek, MI, 2000.

Perrin, David: Don’t Turn Your Back in the Barn; Dave’s press Ltd., 2000.

Poortvliet, Rien: The Farm Book; Harry N. Abrams, Inc., N.Y. [Netherland’s  Farming]

Reasoner, Charles: Inside Old Mcdonald’s Barn; Tide Mill Press, 2007.

Ripley, Dorothy & Pat Schories: Winter Barn;  Random House, N.Y. 1994.

Robert, Adrian: Secret of the Old Barn; ( A Troll Easy to Read Mystery), Troll Associates, 1985.

Santoro, Christopher: Open the Barn Door; (A Chunky Book “R”), Random House for Young Readers, 1993

Sewell, Helen: Blue Barns, The Story of Two Big Geese and Seven Little Ducks; The Macmillan Co., N.Y., 1933.

Sherrow, Victoria: Huskings, Quilting, and Barn Raisings: Work – Play Parties in Early America; Walker B Co., 1992.

Smiley, Jane: Barn Blind, A Novel;  Fawcett Books, 1993.

Strachan, Margaret Pitcain: Mystery of the Blue Barn Stable;  Ives Washburn Inc., 1970.

Tafuri, Nancy: Early Morning in the Barn; Green Willow Books, 1983.

Tafuri, Nancy: The Barn Party;  Green Willow Books, 1995.

Tuitel,  Johnie, Sharon Lawson & Eduardo Pilande: Barn at Gun Lake; Cedar Tree Publishing Co., 1998.

Tunis, Edwin: Colonial Craftsmen and the Beginnings of American Industry; World Publishing Co.,   N.Y. 1972, 73 pp.

Voight, Virginia: Lions in the Barn; Scholastic Books, 1966.

Wang, Margaret: Kitty’s Barn; Piggy Toes Press, 2005.

Willis, Patricia: The Barn Burner; Scholastic Publishing Co., 2002.

Winnick, Karen B.: Barn Sneeze; Boyds Mill Press, 2002.

Wiskur, Darrell: The Really Bit Barn on “Noah’s” Farm; Master Books, 2001.

Wormell, Mary: Hilda Hen’s Happy Birthday; Harcourt Children’s  Books, 1995.

Yolen, Jane: Raising Yoder’s Barn: Little Brown Publishing, 1998.

Ziefert, Harriet: Noisy  Barn;  Blue Apple Books, 2003.

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Bob’s Complete list of Barn Books

Our sincere thanks to long-time NBA Board member, Bob Sherman of the Illinois Barn Alliance, for sharing this extensive list of true “barn” books! If you would like to suggest a title to him or share a copy of your own work, you can reach him at

This list is alphabetically ordered by author and was last updated in January 2021.

Abbott, Louise & Niels Jensen: The Heart of the Farm/Le Coeur de la Ferme: A History of Barns and Fences in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. Price-Patterson Ltd. Publishers, 2008.

Abernethy, Francis Edward: Built in Texas.  Texas Folklore Society (Vol. XLII) University of North Texas Press, Denton, Texas, 1979, 291 pp.

Aldous, Dave: Barns in Saskatchewan. Apex Graphics, Ltd., Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 1998, (5th printing) 127 pp.

Alig, Joyce L.: Those Magnificant Big Barns in Mercer County of Western Ohio. Celina, Ohio: Mercer County Historical Society, Inc., 1990, 606 pp.

Allen, Lewis F.: Rural Architecture, Bing a Complete Description of Farm Houses, Cottages, and Out Buildings. New York: A. D. Moore., 1892.

Apps, Jerry & Allen Strang (Artist), Barns of Wisconsin.  Madison, Wisconsin: Tamarack Press, 1977, 143 pp. (Revised Edition, 1995, 151 pp.)

Chapter 5: “Fowler’s Folly” pp. 42-48

“Round & Polygonal” pp. 70-71, 76-77, 105

“Octagon” pp. 42, 44, 47, 63.

Apps, Jerry, The Traveler’s Companion, a Guide to Country Sights. Madison, Wisconsin: Wisconsin Tails & Trails, 1997.

[Barn Types, Animal Breeds, Farm Equipment & Rural Structures, Flora & Fauna]

Arnett, Jan Corey: American Barns. Shire Publications, Bloomsberry, New York, 2013.

Arnold, L. B., American Dairying – A Manual For Butter and Cheese Makers. Rochester, N.Y.: Rural Home Co., Ltd., 1879.

Arthur, Eric & Dudley Witney, The Barn, A Vanishing Landmark in North America. Toronto: M. T.  Feheley Arts Co., 1972.

Chapter 5: “Circular & Polygonal Barns”, pp. 146-171.

Chapter 1: “The Dutch Barn”, pp. 36-51.

 Artley, Bob, Once Upon a Farm. Gretna, Louisiana, Pelican Publishing Co., 2000, 128 pp.

Ashly, Wallace, Robert J. Dodge & C. K. Shedd, Modern Farm Buildings. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1959.

Auer, Michael J., The Preservation of Historic Barns .(#20 Technical Preservation Brief). Washington, D.C., U.S. Dept of the Interior, National Park Service, 1989 Preservation Assistance Division, October, 12 pages.

Babcock, Richard W.  Barns, Roots Of America. Hancock, Massachusetts: Published by Author, 1983, 223 pp.

Babcock, Richard W., Barns in the Blood, Master Builder, Discoverer. Hancock, Massachusetts: Published by Author, 1993.

Babcock, Richard W. & Lauren R. Stevens, Old Barns in the New World, Reconstructing History. Lee, Massachusetts: Berkshire                         House Publishers, 1996, 191 pages.

Badger, David Allen, The Barn Architecture of McDonough County [Illinois]. Badger Publishing, Havana, IL, 1984.
[A Sketch Book]

Badger, David Allen & Valerie Wieland, Barns of Fulton County [Illinois].  Badger Publishing, Havana, IL, 1991, 64 pp.
[A Sketch Book]

Badger, David Allen & Dennis N. Stremmel, Barns of Cass County [Illinois]. Badger publishing, Havana, IL, 1992, 40 pp.
[A Sketch Book]

Badger, David Alan, Whiteside County Barn Tour, 2008, 18 pp.

Badger, David Alan, Whiteside County Barn Tour, 2009, 20 pp.

Ball, Berenice M., Barns of Chester County, Pennsylvania. West Chester, PA: Chester County Day Committee, 1974, 241 pp.

Barber, Ohio C., Anna Dean Farm, Barberton, Ohio, The Story of an American Farm.  Barberton, OH: Barberton Historical Society, 1975. [reprint, originally pub. by the author in 1920]

Barre, H. J. and Sammet, L. L., Farm Structures.  New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Beacham, M.J. A., West Country Tithe Barns.  K.A.F. Brewin Books, Studley, Warwickshire, 1987, 45 pp.

Beacham, M.J. A., Midland Tithe Barns. K.A.F. Brewin Books, Studley, Warwickshire, 1989, 40 pp.

Baer, Morley, California Plain, Remembering Barns, Stanford University Press: Stanford, California, 2002, 106 pp.

Bealer, Alex W. & James O. Ellis, The Log Cabin, Homes in the North American Wilderness.  Barre Publishing, Barre, Massachusetts, 1978, 192 pp.

Chapter 3 “Log Outbuildings”

Bear River Heritage Area, Historic Barns of Southeastern Idaho: A Self Guided Driving Tour.  Bear River Heritage, 2008. [Online publication]

Bear River Heritage Area: Historic Barns of Northern Utah: A Self Guided Driving Tour.  Bear River Heritage, 2008, 65 p. [Online publication]

Belushin, Blandon, Kent C. Dillon & Joan Dillon: Barns of Cape Cod. Arglen, Pa., Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2007, 176 pp.

Benson, Tedd & James Gruber, Jamie Page (Illustrator), Building the Timber Frame House, A Revival of a Forgotten Craft. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1980, 211 pp.

Bernd, Foerster M., Architecture Worth Saving – Renselaer County, New York.  Troy, N.Y.: Rensselaer Poly-Technic Institute, 1965, 207 pp.  [Stone Barns]

Bernhardt, Marcia & Harold, Barns, Farms and Yarns. Iron County Museum Hahn Publishing Inc., Eagle River, Wisconsin, 1999. [Upper Michigan Peninsula Barns]

Black, Barbara, Barns of Yesteryears. Happy Camp, California: Naturegraph Publishers, Inc., 1993, 64 pp. [basically a picture book]

Boone, Bob, Exploring Barns of Medina County [Ohio] Historical Projects of Medina County, 1987, 244 pp.

Boone, Susan and Cindy Vorce, The Barns of Union County Tennessee.  Boone & Vorce, Jacksboro, Tennessee; 2008, 52 pages.        [a picture book]

Bouland, Heber, Barns Across America. American Society of Agriculture Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan, 1998, 144 pp.

Brown, Virginia S., (Editor), Grundy County Illinois Landmarks, Vol. 1 Grundy County Historical Society, Morris, Illinois, 1981.

Brumbaugh, G. Edwin, Colonial Architecture of the Pennsylvania Germans. Norristown Herald, Norristown, Pennsylvania, 1933.  [Talk delivered at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania German Society on October 23,1931.]

Bugge, Gunnar & Christian Norberg-Schultz, Stav og Laft, Early Wooden Architecture in Norway. Arkitekters Landsforbunds: Oslo, Norway, 1969, 169 pp.

Burden, Ernest, Living Barns, How to Find & Restore A Barn of Your Own. Boston: New York Graphic Society, n.d.[1984].

Chapter 1: “Barns Across America” (pp. 2-17)

Chapter 2: “Barns As Architecture” (pp. 18-25)

Chapter 3: “Find a Barn” (pp. 26-33)

Chapter 4: “Inside The Barn” (pp. 34-47)

“Round Barns”: pp 9, 22, 30. “Octagon Barns”: p. 24.

Calkins, Charles F., The Barn as an Element in the Cultural Landscape of North America : A Bibliography. Monticello, Ill. Vance Bibliographies, 1979.

Caravan, Jill, American Barns, A Pictorial History. Philadelphia: Courage Books, 1995, 80 pp. [Basically a picture book of barns]

Carter, Dean G., Farm Buildings. New York: John Wilen and Sons Inc, 1954.

Cartwright, Calhoun, Barns of Puget Sound Country. Cartwright’s Old Time Print Shop, Port Townsend, Washington, 1975, 20 pp. [Sketches by Bill Nelson, Al Logdahl & Carrow DeVries].

Charles, F. W. B. The Great Barn of Bredon [U.K.]   David Brown Book Co., Oakville, Ct. 1997.

Cobb, Hubbard & Betsy, Your Barn House. New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1991, 239 pp.

Committee on Farm Buildings for Scotland., Farm Buildings for Scotland.  His Majesty’s Stationery Office, London, 1946, 90 pp plus illustrated plans.

Cook, Olive, English Cottages and Farmhouses.,  Jarrold & Sons Ltd., Norwich, United Kingdom, 1982, 208 pp.

Corbett-Winder, Kate, The Barn Book, Creative Conversions for Country Living. North Pomfret, Vermont: Trafalgar Square Publishing Co., 1990, 128 pp.  [Barns of England, Scotland & Wales]

Crittendon, Bob, Barn in the U.S.A. Golden, Colo: Fulcrum Publishing, 2006 [Barns of the Western Plains, Mountains & West Coast]

Cunningham, Eileen Smith, Lower Illinois Valley Limestone Houses. Published by the Author, Carrollton, Illinois, 1976.

Barn, pp. 10-11; Eldred Barn, pp. 24-25;  Spencer Barn, p. 34

Cunningham, Eileen Smith, Lower Illinois Valley: Color Me GreenePublished by the Author, Carrollton, Illinois, 1977.

J. E. Grace Farm “Octagonal House & Barn” p. 39

5 gable barn p. 29 & Fry Octagon p. 56

Dandekar, Hemalata C., Robert Darvas & Eric A. MacDonald, Structural Preservation and Adaptive Reuse of Michigan Barns. University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 1993, 171 pp.

Darley, Gillian & Pamla Toler (photographer), The National Trust Book of the Farm. N.Y.: Crescent Books, 1981, 256 pp.
[England’s National Trust]

Davis, Jerry R., Michigan Barns, Et Cetera – Rural Buildings of the Great Lake State.  Tijeras, New Mewico, Artemesia Publishing, 2011, 119 pp.  [A Sketch Book]

Dean, Virgil W., Kansas History, A Journal of the Central Plains. (Vol. 22, No. 1, Spring 1999) Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka.

Deetz, James, In Small Things Forgotten: The Archeology of Early American Life.  Garden City: Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1977.

Dillon Joan, Blandon Belushin & Kent C. Dillon (photographer), Barns of Cape Cod. Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Atglen, Penna., 2007.

Dodds, Eugene, The Round Stone Barn.  Hancock, Mass.: Shaker Community Inc., 1968.

Donaldson, Stephen G., Barns of the Berkshires.  Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Atglen, Penna., 2009, 112 pp.

Dornbush, Charles E., Pennsylvania German Barns, 21st Yearbook of the Pennsylvania German , Folklore Society. Allentown, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Folklore Soc., 1958, 312 pp.

Dregni, Michael, (Editor), This Old Barn, A Treasury of Family Farm Memories. Voyageur Press, Stillwater, Minnesota, 2002.

Duncan, Dorothy, Black Creek Pioneer Village.  Downsview, Ontario: Metropolitan Toronto & Regional Conservation Authority, [n.d.].

Ebbage, Sheridan, Barns and Granaries, in Norfolk [U.K.],   Boydell Press, Ipswich, 1976, 48 pp.

Ekblaw, K. J. T., Farm Structures The MacMillian Co., New York, 1920.

Endersby, Elric, Alexander Greenwood, David Larkin, & Paul Rocheleau (photographer), Barn, The Art of a Working Building. A David Larkin Book, Houghton Mifflin, Boston & N.Y., 1992, 256 pp.

Ensminger, Robert F., The Pennsylvania Barn, Its Origin, Evolution, & Distribution in North America.  Baltimore: John Hopkins Univ. Press, 1992, 238 pp.  [A scholarly book with great information]

Ensminger, Robert F., The Pennsylvania Barn, Its Origin, Evolution, & Distribution in North America.  Baltimore: John Hopkins Univ. Press, 2nd Edition, 2002, 348 pp.  [An even better book than the first edition!]

Faessler, Ernie, Barns From Our Pioneers & Builders of a Nation. Hancock House Publishers Ltd., Surrey, British Columbia, 2005, 72 pp.

Fields, Curtis P., The Forgotten Art of Building a Stone Wall. Dublin, N.H.: Yankee Inc., 1971.

Fink, Daniel, The Barns of The Genesee Country, 1790 – 1915. Geneseo, N.Y.: James Brunner Publisher, 1988, 528 pp.

Interior Arrangements: The Octagon and Other Polygonal Barns”: pp. 369-374

Fischer, Suzanne, Dubois County Interim Report, Indiana Historic Sites and Structures Inventory.  Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1998, 129 pages.

Fish, Gail Curry, Wava G. Haney & June Zalewski, Round Barns of Vernon County, Wisconsin, A Circle Tour. Vernon County Historical Society, 1996, 37 pp.

Fitchen, John,  The New World Dutch Barn. Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, 1968, 178 pp.

Fitchen, John & Gregory D. Huber, New World Dutch Barn. (2nd Edition) Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, 2001. [Edited with new material by Greg D. Huber]

Flint, Charles L., Milch Cows and Dairy Farming.  Boston: J. E. Tilton & Co., 1860.

Flynn, Ligon B., Tobacco Barns.  Self published by Ligon B. Flynn in North Carolina , 2007, 93 unmarked pp.
[A black and white photo essay of Southern Tobacco Barns]

Foster, W. A. and D. G. Carter:, Farm Buildings. New York: John Wiley and Sons Inc., (2nd edition), 1928.

Fraser, Wilber J., The Round Barn.  [Revision of Bulletin No. 143] Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Agricultural Experiment Station (Circular No. 230), 1918,  52 pp.

Fridley, Russell W. (Editor), Minnesota Farmscape: Looking at Change.  St. Paul, Minn.: Minnesota Historical Society, 1980.

Gambrill, Richard Van Nest and James C. MacKenzie, Sporting Stables and Kennels. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1935.

Gates, Dale, (Editor), Upper Valley Barns. Unadilla, N.Y.:The Upper Unadilla Valley Assoc., 1990, 44 pp

Gebhard, Torsten, Alte Bauernhauser. Verlag Georg D. W. Callwey, Muchem.[Germany] 1979, 195 pp. [in German]

Gillon, Edmund V. Jr., Early Illustrations and Views of American Architecture. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1971.

Gillon, Edmund V. Jr. and Clay Lancaster, Victorian Houses, A Treasury of Lesser Known Examples.  New York: Dover Publications, Inc.,  , 1973.  [see plates 59 & 85].

Glass, Joseph W., The Pennsylvania Culture Region, A View from the Barn.UMI Research Press, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1986.

Glassie, Henry, Pattern in the Material Folk Culture of the Eastern United States.  Philadelphia.: University Of Pennsylvania Press, 1968.  [Monographs in Folklore and Folklife, No. 1]

Glassie, Henry, Barn Buildings in Otsego County, New York.  Bloomington, Ind.: FolkLore Institute Indiana University, [Reprinted from: Geoscience & Man.] Vol. V., June 10, 1974,  pp. 177-235.

Glassie, Henry, Folk Housing in Middle Virginia.  Knoxville, Tenn.: University of Tennessee Press., 1975, 231pp.

Goodall, Harrison & Renee Friedman Log Structures – Preservation and Problem Solving. Nashville, Tenn.: The American Association for State & Local History, 1980.

Goodman, Jennifer & Bill Kimball, Protecting Older and Historic Barns through Barn Preservation Programs.  Washington, D.C., National Trust for Historic Preservation, [n.d.] 16 pp.

Gorczyca, Beth & B. Miller., Ohio’s Bicentennial Barns.   Wooster Book Co., Wooster, Ohio, 2003.

Gordon Van Tine Co., Gordon – Van Tine Farm Buildings.Davenport, Iowa: Gordon Van Tine, 1917, [a building catalog]

Gray, Pamela Whitney, Americanization of the Family Barn. Mount Vernon, Ohio, Gray’s Venture, 2009, 64 pp.

Griswold, James W., A Guide to Medieval English Tithe Barns. Peter E. Randall, Publisher, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1999.

Guinan, Betty and Ted Holly, The Barns of East Granby [Connecticut],  The East Granby Historical Society, 2000, 125 pp.

Hagen, Joan & David, The Farm, An American Living Portrait.  West Chester, Pa.: Schiffer Publishing Co., 1990, 160 pp.
[A picture book of Barns from around the United States]

Hainstock, Bob, Barns of Western Canada. The Canada Council for the Arts, Fifth House Pub. Calgary, Alberta, 1999, 122 pp.

Halberstadt, April, Classic Barns (American Rustic).,New York: Metro Books, 2001, 112 pp. [basically a picture book]

Halsted, Byron D., (Editor), Barns, Sheds & Outbuilding, Placement, Design and Construction. Lexington, Massachusetts: The Stephen Greene Press, 1977 & 1978, 240 pp.

Halsted, Byron D. (Editor), Barns and Outbuildings, and How to Construct Them. New York, Skyhorse Publishing Co. 2011. [originally published by Orange Judd, N.Y. 1981]

Hancock, David., Animals and Architecture. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1971.

Chapter 5 “Farm Buildings”

Chapter 6 “Dovecotes & Circular Stables”

Haney, Chuck, Big Sky Barns, Grand and Historic Barns of Montana. Helena, Montana: Riverbend Publishing, 2007, 80 pp.
[A picture book of Montana Barns]

Hansen, Hans Jurden [Editor], Architecture in Wood, A History of Wood Building in Europe and North America. Viking Press, New York, 1971, 288 pp.

Hanou, John T., A Round Indiana, Round Barns in the Hoosier State.  West Lafayette, Ind.: Purdue Univ. Press, 1993, 118 pp.

Harker, Michael P. and Jim Heynen, Harker’s Barns, Visions of An American Icon, University of Iowa Press, Iowa City, Iowa, 2003, 89 pp.  [black and white photographs of Iowa Barns]

Harney, George E., Barns, Outbuildings and Fences. New York: The American News Company, 1870..

Harris, Bill & Jerry Irwin (photographer), Barns of America. New York: Crescent Books, 1991, 124 pp.  [basically a picture book]

Harris Richard, Discovering Timber-Framed Buildings. Shire Publications, Ltd. United Kingdom, 1978.

Hart, Arthur A., Barns of the West, A Vanishing Legacy.Boise, Idaho: Historic Idaho, Inc., 1996, 112 pp.

Hart, John Fraser, The Rural Landscape.  Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1998, 401 pp. [A scholarly book] 

Part 4 “Farm Structures” pages 167 – 298

Hart, John Fraser, The American Farm, How Farming Shaped The Landscape of America. Barnes & Noble Press, 1998.                                      [A scholarly book]

Harvey, Nigel, The Story of Farm Buildings. London: Evans Brothers Ltd., 1953, 48 pp.

Harvey, Nigel, The History of Farm Buildings in England & Wales. Newton Abbot, England: David & Charles Publishers, 1970, [reprinted in 1984], 279 pp.

Harvey, Nigel, Old Farm Buildings. (Shire Album #10)   United Kingdom: Shire Publications Ltd., 1975.

Heinlen, Jim and Larry Kirch, The Round Barns of Minnesota, and Environs. Sugar Loaf Press, Winona, Minnesota, 1998.

Hervert, John & Elizabeth Allen, Midwestern Vernacular, Farm Structures in Kane Co., IllinoisGeneva, Ill.: Kane County Urban Development, 1980, 160 pp.

“Round Barns”: pp. 40-41.

“8 & 16 Sided Barns”: pp. 42-43.

Hewins, Rev. Geoffrey Shaw; Notes on Ancient Tithe Barns. The Mitre Press, Loncon, 1938, 47 pp.

Highsmith, Carol M. & Ted Landphair:  Barns, Photographic Tour.2000. [Basically a picture book on barns]

Hindle, Brooke (Editor): America’s Wooden Age: Aspects of its Early Technology. Tarrytown, New York: Sleepy Hollow Restorations, 1975.

Holbrook, Stewart H.: Down on the Farm, A Picture Treasury of Country Life in Ameria in the Good Old Days. Crown Publishing Inc., New York, 1954, 188 pp.

Hood, Doris: Fulton County’s Round Barns. Fulton County Historical Society, Rochester, Indiana, 1971.

Howe, Nicholas S.: Barns.  New York: Metro Books – Friedman/Fairfax Publishers, 1996, 120 pp.

Huber, Greg, (Editor & Publisher): Dutch Barn Research Journal. New Paltz, New York, 1991, 111 pp.

Huber, Gregory D.: The Historic Barns of Southeastern Pennsylvania: Architecture & Preservation, Built 1750–1900; Schiffer Publishing, (2017).

Hughes, Graham: Barns of Rural Britain. London: The Herbert Press, 1985, 192 pp.

Hursh, Jack & Loren Jahn: Truckee Meadows Remembered , Jack Hursh, Reno, Nevada, 2004, 44 pp.

Hutslar, Donald A. Log Construction in the Ohio Country, 1750 – 1850. Athen, Ohio, Ohio U. Press, 1992

Innes, R. A.: Barns and Workshops (West Yorkshire Folk Museum) Halifax Printing Co., Halifax [U.K.], 1966, 31 pp.

Innocent, C. F.: The Development of English Building Construction. North Pomfret, VT: David & Charles, 1971,  (reprint) [originally pub. 1916 Cambridge Univ. Press in U.K.]

Iowa State University: Handbook of Building Plans. Midwest Plan Service, Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University., 1978..

Jacobs, Stephen W. & David Plowden: Wayne County: The Aesthetic Heritage of a Rural Area. The Wayne County Historical Society, Wayne County, New York, 1979.

Jackson, Jacqueline Dougan: Stories from the Round Barn. Triquarterly Books, Northwestern Univ. Press, Evanston, IL 1997.
[Growing up and life on a farm in Southern Wisconsin]

James Manufacturing Co.: The James Way, A Book Showing How to Build and Equip a Practical Up to Date Dairy Barn. The James Manufacturing Co., Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, 1914, 255 pages. [Jamesway’s catalog]

Janik, Carolyn: The Barn Book, New York: Gallery Books, 1990, 160 pp. [basically a picture book on barns]

“Round Barns”: pp. 58-59, 68-71 & 767.

“Polygonal Barns”: 64-67.

Jiusto, Chere, Christine W. Brown & Tom Ferris (Photographer): Hand Raised Barns of Montana; Helena, Montana, Montana Historical Society Press, 2011, 306 pp.

Johnson, Evelyn: Barns of Old Mission Peninsula [Michigan] and Their Stories. Book Marketing Solutions, Traverse City, Michigan, 2007, 214 pages.

Jordan, Terry G.: German Seed in Texas Soil: Immigrant Farmers in Nineteenth-Century Texas. Austin: Univ. Of Texas Press, 1996, 237 pp.

Jordan, Terry G.: Texas Log Buildings: A Folk Architecture. Austin & London: Univ. of Texas Press, 1978, 230 pp.

Jordan, Terry G.: American Log Buildings, An Old World Heritiage. Univ. of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1985, 193 pp.

Jordan, Terry G.,  Jon T. Kilpinen & Charles G. Gritzner: The Mountain West, Interpreting the Folk Landscape. John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 1997, 160 pp.

Jordan, Tim: Cotswold Barns.  Tempus Publishing Ltd., Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK,  2006, 159 pp.

Josephs, Peter Colt: The Remarkable Brick Barns of Maartha’s Vineyard. Chilmark, Massachusetts: Brick Barn Press, 1974.

Jost, Larry T.: The Round and Five-or-More Equal Sided Barns of Wisconsin. Waukesha, Wis: Larry T. Jost, 1980, 107 pp.

Kahlert, John & Albert Quinlan (photographer): Early Door County Buildings, and the People Who Built Them 1849-1910. Baileys Harbor, Wis.: Meadow Lane Publishers, 1978, (2nd edition).

Kane County Development Dept.: Built For Farming, A Guide to the Historic Rural Architecture of Kane County. Geneva, Illinois: Kane County Urban Development Department, 1991, 122 pp.

Kane County Development Dept.: That Darn Barn, A Facelift After 80 Years. Geneva, Ill.: Kane County Urban Development Department, 1992, 22 pp.

Kanfer, Larry & Alaina Kanfer: Barns of Illinois. Univ. of Illinois Press, Urbana & Chicago, 2009, 121 pp.

Kauffman, Henry J.: The  American Farm House. New York: Hawthorne Books Inc., 1975.

Keithan, Mary (photographer): Michigan’s heritage Barns. Michigan State Univ. Press, East Lansing, Michigan, 2002, 130 pp.

Kirch, Larry & Jim Heinlen: The Round Barns of Winona County, Minnesota, and Environs. Sugar Loaf Press, Winona, Minneosto, 1998, 38 pp.

Kirk, Malcolm: Silent Spaces, The Last of the Great Aisled Barns. Boston-New York: Little Brown & Co. (Bulfinch Press Book), 1994, 162 pp.

Klamkin, Charles, Barns: Their History, Preservation & Restoration. New York: Bonanza Books, 1973, 161 pp.

“Round Barns”: pp. 61-64.

Klamkin, Charles: Weather Vanes. New York: Hawthorn Books, Inc., 1973,

Knudsen, Martha: Kansas Barns. Pratt, Kansas, Taylor Printing, Inc., 1993, 108 pp. [A Sketch Book]

Knudsen, Martha: Kansas Barns  II. Pratt, Kansas, Taylor Printing, Inc., 1999, 246 pp. [A Sketch Book]

Knudsen, Martha: Kansas Barns III. Pratt, Kansas, Taylor Printing, Inc., 2005, 150 pp. [A Sketch Book]

Korling, Diane (Professor in Charge, Ill. Institute of Technology): A Barn Sampler, Rural Architecture in Kane County. Geneva, Ill.: Kane County Urban Development, 1977.

Lanier, Gabrielle, and Bernard L. Herman: Everyday Architecture of the Mid-Atlantic, Looking at Buildings and Landscapes. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017.

Larkin, David, Elric Endersby & Alexander Greenwood: Barn: The Art of a Working Building. Houghton Mifflin Co.,New York, 1992, 256  pp.

Larkin, David, Elric Endersby & Alexander Greenwood: Barn: Preservation & Adaptation. Universe Publishing, NY, 2003, 272 pp.

Larkin, David: Farm, The Vernacular Tradition of Working Buildings. New York: The Monacelli Press, 1995, 240 pp.

Leffingwell, Randy: The American Barn. Motorbooks International, Osceola, Wis., 1997, 192 pp.

Leffingwell, Randy: Barns. MBI Publishing Co., St. Paul, Minnesota, 2001, 95 pp.

Leik, Charles: Barns. Friedman & Fairfax Publishers, Metro books, NY, 2000, 67 pp. {A picture book with 4 page introduction]

Leitch, William C.: Hand-Hewn: The Art of Building Your Own Cabin. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1976.

Lambert, Audrey M.: The Making of the Dutch Landscape, An Historical Geography of the Netherlands London Academic Press, 1985.

Long, Amos, Jr.: Farmsteads and Their Buildings.   Lebanon, Pa., Applied Arts Publishers, 1972.

Long, Amos, Jr.: The Pennsylvania German Family Farm. Breiningsville, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania German Soc., 1972. (Publications of the Pennsylvania German Society, Vol. VI)

Louden Machinery Company: Louden Barn Plans. The Louden Machinery Company, Fairfield, Iowa, 1925, 112 pages.
[farm machinery catalog]

Lowwe, Ludwig: Schlesische Holzbauten (Silesian Wood Buildings) Werner-Verlag, Dusseldorf, 1969, 171 pp. [in German]

Lydan, Stryd & Hendre-Wen: Welsh Cruck Barns. National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, 1994. 33 pp.

Madden, Betty I.: The Arts, Crafts, and Architecture in Early Illinois. Urbana: Univ. Of Illinois Press, 1974, 297 pp.

Marsh, Robert L.: Barns of Kansas, A Pictorial History. Kansas Electric Cooperatives, 2002, 166 pp.

Marshall, Howard Wight: Folk Architecture in Little Dixie, A Regional Culture in Missouri, 1981,  145 pp.

Marshall, Howard Wight: Barns of Missouri, Storehouses of History. Missouri Electric Cooperatives: Jefferson City, Missouri, 2003, 168 pp.

Marshall, Jeffrey L., & Willis M. Rivinus: Barns of Bucks County,  Heritage Conservancy, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, 2007, 82 pp.

Marshall, Jeffrey L., Bucks County Farmhouses, Marshall Family Press, Doylestown, Pa., 2009, 130pp.

Martins, Susanna Wade: Historic Farm Buildings. B. T. Batsford, Ltd., London, U.K., 1991, 256 pp.

McHenry County Historical Society Museum: McHenry County, Self Guided Barn Tour, The Year of the McHenry County Barn. Union, Ill: McHenry County Historical Society, 1997, 42 pp.

Meeske, Harrison: The Hudson Valley Dutch and Their Houses. Purple Mountain Press, Fleischmanns, New York, 1998, 412 pp. [Has information on Dutch Framing Construction]

Meyers, Robert: Barns Of Old Milton County, Bygone Treasures and Timeless Beauties [Georgia]; Marietta, Georgia, Deeds Publishing Co. 2012, 263 pp.

Midwest Plan Service: Handbook of Building Plans. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 1978,

Moffett, Marian & Lawrence Wodehouse: East Tennessee Cantilever Barns. Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press, 1993, 141 pp.

Mohr, Nancy L.: The Barn: Classic Barns of North America. Courage Books (Running Press), Philadelphia, 2001, 80 pp. [Basically a picture book of barns]

Mohr, Marsha Williamson & Duncan Campbell: Indiana Barns, Bloomington, Ind., Quarry Books, 2010, 136 pp. [A great picture book of Indiana barns]

Montell, William Lynwood & Michael L. Morse:  Kentucky Folk Architecture. Lexington: Univ. of Kentucky Press, 1976, 104 pp.

“Barns and Cribs”, Chapter 4, pp. 52 thru 86

Montgomery, Richard S., A.I.A.: Pennsylvania German Architecture, Home Craft Course. Vol.19. Kutztown, Pennsylvania: Mrs. Naaman Keyser. 1945.

Morrow, Barbara Briggs: American Country Sampler. Publishers International, Inc., Lincolnwood, Illinois, 1995, 216 pp.

Muir, Doris L. (Publisher) & Alan C. Pape (Editor): Muir’s Original Log Structures Restoration Guide #1. Muir Pub. Co., Cosby, Tn. 1993, 144 pp.

Noble, Allen G.: Wood, Brick & Stone, The North American Settlement Landscape. (2 volumes). University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst, Mass. 1984.

Vol. I “Houses”, 160 pp.,

Vol. II “Barns & Farm Structures” 186 pp.

Noble, Allen G.,( Editor): To Build a New Land, Ethnic Landscapes in North America. John Hopkins Press, Baltimore, Md., 1992, 455 pp.

Noble, Allen G., Richard K. Cleek & M. Margaret Geib: The Old Barn Book, A Field Guide to North American Barns & Other Farm StructuresRutgers Univ. Press, new Brunswick, N.J., 1995, 222 pp.

Noble, Allen G. and Hubert G. H. Wilhelm, (Editors): Barns of the Midwest. Ohio University Press, Athens, Ohio, 1995, 295 pp. [Subject Matter by Chapter]

Chapter 1: “The Farm Barns of the American Midwest”

Chapter 2: “Early Log-Crib Barn Survivals” (by Warren Roberts)

Chapter 3: “The Three-Bay Threshing Barn” (by Charles Calkins & Martin Perkins

Chapter 4: “Midwestern Barns and Their Germanic Connections”Wilhelm, Hubert

Chapter 5: “Affordable Barns for the Midwest: Beginnings” Soike, Lowell J.

Chapter 6: “Dairying and Dairy Barns in the Northern Midwest” Vogeler, Ingolf

Chapter 7: “Tobacco Barns and Sheds” Raitz, Karl

Chapter 8: “Within the Reach of All: Midwest Barns Perfected” Soike, Lowell J.

Chapter 9: ”Corncribs to Grain Elevators:Extensions of the Barn” Roe, Keith E.

Chapter 10: “Barns of Nonorthogonal Plan” Sculle, Keith A. & H. Wayne Price

Chapter 11: “The Modern Midwestern Barn,1900-Present” Harper, Glenn A. & Steve Gordon

Chapter 12: “Midwest Barn Decor” Stevens, David T.

Chapter 13: “Preserving the Midwestern Barn” Dandekar, Hemalata C. & Eric Allen MacDonald

Chapter 14: “In Praise of ‘Everlasting Barnes'” Matthews, Jack

Chapter 15: “Reflections” Wilhelm, Hubert G. H. & Allen G. Noble

NYSHA: An Agricultural Legacy, Farm Outbuildings of Central New York. Cooperstown, NY: Gallery 53 Artworks, 1991.

Ohman, Doug & Will Weaver: Barns of Minnesota. Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, Minnesota, 2004, 128 pp.

Patel, Naran: Barns of Arkansas. Published by the Author,, 2004, no pp. [a picture book of Arkansas Barns]

Perkins, Stan: Spooky Barns, Farmstead Tales of the Unknown and Unseen. Broad Blade Press, Swartz Creek, MI, 2000.
[a folklore study of tales within barns]

Perlman, Sumner E.: Barns of Dennis, Massachusetts. Perlman Publishing, Lexington, Mass., 2002, 103 pp.

Perrin, Richard W. E.,  Architecture of Wisconsin. Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1967, 175 pp

Perrin, Richard W. E., Historic Wisconsin Buildings, A Survey of Pioneer Architecture 1835-1870. Milwaukee: Milwaukee Public Museum, 1962, 96 pp.

Peters, J. E. C.; Discovering Traditional Farm Buildings, Shire Publishing Ltd., Buckinghamshire, [U.K.], 2003, 80pp.

Pillsbury, Richard & Andrew Kardos, A Field Guide to the Folk Architecture of the Northeastern United States. Hanover, N.H.: Dartmouth Coll. (Geography Publications, 1970).

Plowden, David: The American Barn. W.W. Norton, New York, 2003, 124 pp.

Poortvliet, Rien, The Farm Book. Harry Abrams, Inc.  New York, 1980, about 210 pp. [Dutch life & Rural Landscape, Great book on Animal breeds, Farm chores & Farm life]

Porter, Harry, Barns of Illinois, A Pictorial History., Donning Co., Virginia Beach, Virginia, 2003, 160 pp. [Basically a picture book with little information about the barns]

Porter, John, and Francis E. Gilman: Preserving Old Barns: Preventing the Loss of a Valuable Resource, 2nd edition. Jetty House Publishers, New Hampshire, 2019.

Pottler, Viktor Herbert, Alte Volksarchitektur. 1984, 143 pp. [Folk Architecture in German]

Price, H. Wayne, Barns of Sangamon County, Survey Part III., Unpublished Manuscript, n.d., 135 pp.

Purdon, Peggy, Editor Pin Barns in Effingham County, Illinois. [Timber Frame Barns] Effingham, Ill: The Effingham Bicentennial Commission, 1976.

Purinton, Darcy & Dale F. Cahill, Lizz Cahill (Editor): Tobacco Sheds of the Connecticut River Valley. Arglen, Pa., Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 2009, 144 pages.

Radford, William, and David & Joan Loveless, Practical Plans for Barns, Carriage Houses, Stables & Other Country Buildings. Stockbridge, Mass.: Berkshire Traveler Press, 1978.

Radojkovic, Jon, Barns of the Queens Bush. [Ontario, Canada] Brucedale Press, Port Elgin, Ontario, 2001, 143 pp.

Radojkovic, Jon: Barn Building, The Golden Age of Barn Construction. The Boston Mills Press, Erin, Ontario, 2007, 192 pp.

Rawson, Richard, Old Barn Plans. New York: Mayflower Books, Inc., 1979. 159 pp.

Reed, Patti, Reed’s Guide to Farms and Barns in Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Horse Tales Publishers, Reading, Pennsylvania, 1993, 112 pp. [Deals with horse barns involved with stabling, breeding, & riding]

Reiman, Roy L., This Old Barn, Country Folks Fondly Recall – in Words and Photos – the Heart of Their Homesteads. Greendale, Wisconsin: Country Books, 1996, 193 pp.

Rempel, John I., Building with Wood and Other Aspects of Nineteenth-Century Building in Ontario. Toronto: Univ. Of Toronto Press, 1967.

Richie, James D., Successful Log Homes. Farmington, Michigan: Structures Publishing Co., 1978.

Roberts, Warren E., Log Buildings of Southern Indiana. Bloomington, Ind., Trickster Press, 1984 & 1996,  228 pp.

Roe, Keith E., Corn Cribs, in History, Folklife & Architecture. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1988, 103 pp.

Roos, Frank J. Jr.: Bibliography of Early American Architecture. Urbana, U. of Ill. Press, 1968, 389 pp.

Sadler, Julius Trousdale, Jr., & Jacquelin D. J. Sadler, American Stables – An Architecture Tour. Boston: New York Graphic Society & Little Brown & Co., 1981

Schmidt, Carl F., Cobblestone Architecture. Rochester, N.Y.: Pub. By the Author, 1966, 330 pp.

Schmidt, Carl F., The Octagon Fad. Scottsville, N.Y.: Pub. By the Author, 1958.

Schaefer, Vincent J., Dutch Barns of New York, An Introduction. Purple Mountain Press, Fleischmanns, New York, 1994, 80 pp.

Schepers, Josef: Haus und Hof Westfalischer Bauern. Westfalisches Frelichmuseum, Detmold, Germany, 1994, 592 pp. [in German]

Schuler, Stanley, American Barns. Atglen, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Pub. Co.,1984, 224 pages.

Dutch Barns: pp. 71 & 72.

Round & Polygonal Barns: 74, 100-116.

Schumm-Burgess, Nancy: The Barns of Lake County [Illinois]. Donning Company Publishers, Virginia Beach, VA; 2004, 144 pp.

Schumm-Burgess, Nancy, Charles Law & Ernest J. Schweit: Wisconsin Barns., Helena, Montana, Farcountry Press, 2009, 80 pp.

Scott, Donald H., Barns of Indiana. Virginia Beach, Va.: Donning Co. Publishers, 1997, 160 pp.

Scott, Donald H., Maurice L Williamson & Marsh Davis: Barns of Indiana  (Volume II ).  Virginia Beach, Va.: Donning Co. Publishers, 2001, 160 pp.

Sharp, J. Carlton: The Barns of Southern Maryland. Severn, Md., published by J. Carlton Sharp, 2011, 143 pp. [Mostly about Tobacco Barns in St. Mary’s, Charles & Calvert Counties]

Shoemaker, Alfred L. & Don Yoder, Henry Kauffman, J. Wm. Stair, Victor Dieffenbach, The Pennsylvania Barn. Lancaster, Pa: The Pennsylvania Dutch Folklore Center Inc.1955, 96 pp.

Sizemore, Jean, Ozark Vernacular Houses, A Study of Rural Home Places in the Arkansas Ozarks. Fayetteville, Ark.: Univ. of Arkansas Press, 1994, 246 pp.

Sloane, Eric, An Age of Barns. N.Y.: Ballantine Books, 1967 &1973, 96 pp.

“Dutch Barns” pp. 60-63

“Round” pp. 54-57 + 4th colored plate.

Sloane, Eric, American Barns and Covered Bridges. New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1954.

Slocombe, Pamela, Wiltshire Farm Buildings 1500 – 1900. Devizes Books Press, Devize, Wiltshire, England, 1989, 80 pp.

Smith, Elmer L. & Mel Horst. Hex Signs and Other Barn DecorationsLebanon, PA: Applied Arts Publishers, 1965, 42 pp.

Sobon, Jack A., Build A Classic Timber Frame House. Pownal, Vermont: Storey Communications Inc., 1994, 207 pp.

Soike, Lowell J., Without Right Angles, The Round Barns of Iowa, Iowa State Historical Dept., Penfield Press, IA, 1983, 104 pp.

Sommer, Robin Langley, The Old Barn Book. Published by Barnes & Noble – Saraband Inc., 1997, 144 pp.

Sommer, Robin Langley, The Ultimate Book of Historic Barns. Thunder Bay Press, San Diego, California, 2000, 256 pp.

S.P.A.B.: The SPAB Barn Book. Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, London, U.K., 1982, 36 pp.

Spencer, Mary Ann, The Barns of the North Fork. New York: The Quantuck Lane Press; 2005, 176 pp.

Stedman, Myrtle: Rural Architecture of Northern New Mexico & Southern Colorado. Sunstone Press, Sante Fe, N.M., 1989, 90 pp.

Stevens, John R.: Dutch Vernacular Architecture in North America, 1640-1830. Society for the Preservation of Hudson Valley Vernacular Architecture, West Hurley, NY 2005, 449 pp.

Chapter 7: “Ironwork, pages 101-114

Chapter 8: “Outbuildings, pages 115-116.

Chapter 9 “Barns”, pages 117-132.

Stier, Steve: Michigan Barn & Farmstead Survey Manual. East Lansing, Mi. Michigan State Univ. Press, 200, 32 pp.

Szarkowski, John, Mr. Bristol’s Barn, With Excerpts from Mr. Blinn’s Diary. Harry Abrams, Inc., New York, 1997, 72 pp.

Thiede, Klaus: Alte Deutsche Bauernhauser. Druck, Von J. F. Steinkopf, Stuttgart,. 1963, 112 pp. [in German]

Thollander, Earl, Barns of California. San Francisco: California Historical Society, 1974. 118 [unmrked pages].

Tomlin, Michael A., Tinged With Gold, Hop Culture in the United States. Univ. of Georgia Press, Athens, 1992, 273 pp. [Hop barns of the Northeast, Wisconsin & Northwest United States]

Triumpho, Richard: Round Barns of New York.  Syracuse University Press, 2004, 113 pp.

U.S. Department of the Interior, New Directions in Rural Preservation (Preservation Planning Series). U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1980, 114 pp.

Upper Unadilla Valley Association: Upper Valley Barns. Unadilla, N.Y., Upper Unadilla Valley Assoc. 1990, 44 pp.

Upton, Dell & John Michael Vlach, Common Places, Readings in American Vernacular Architecture. University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia 1986, 529 pp.

Fred B. Kniffen & Henry Glassie, “Building in Wood in the Eastern United States: A Time-Place Perspective” pp 159-181.

Warren E. Roberts, “The Tools Used in Building Log Houses” pp 182-203.

Theodore H. M. Purdon, “The Dutch Barn in America: Survival of a Medieval Structural Form” pp 204-218

Henry Glassie, “Eighteenth Century Cultural Process in the Delaware Valley” pp 394-425

Van Ravenswaay, Charles, The Arts and Architecture of German Settlements in Missouri, A Survey of a Vanishing Culture. University of Missouri Press, Columbia, 1977.

“Barns” (Chapter 10), pp. 163 – 294.

Vance, Mary, Adaptive Reuse – Barns [A Bibliography] Monticello, Ill.: Vance Bibliographies, Nov. 1979.

Vince, John: Old Farms, An Illustrated Guide.  Bramhall House, New York, 1982, 160 pp.

Vincent, Gilbert T. & Richard Walker (photographer), An Agricultural Legacy: Farm Buildings of Central New York. Cooperstown, N.Y.: Gallery 53 Artworks, Inc., 1991, 32 pp.

Visser, Thomas Durant, Field Guide to New England Barns and Farm Buildings. Hanover, New Hampshire: Univ. Press of New England, 1997, 213 pp.

Vlach, John Michael, Barns.  W. W. Norton & Co., New York, 2003, 400 pp. (with CD) [A great book, with black & white photos & construction details – New England to the Far West]

Vocational Agricultural Teacher’s Association of Kentucky: Barns of Kentucky. Donning Company, Virginia Beach, Va., 2001.

Wade, Martins, Susanna: Historic Farm Buildings. B. T. Batsford, Ltd.., London, U.K., 1991, 256 pp.

Wagner, Harold E., Barns on Parade.  Sunnyside, Wash.: Northwest Publishing Co., 1993, 95 pp. [ A show and tell book with pictures]

Wayne County, New York, Wayne County Cobblestone Architecture: Bounty of the Field and Shore Wayne County, N.Y.: 1979.

Weaver, Will & Doug Ohman: Barns of Minnesota. Minnesota Historical Society Press, 128 pp.

Welge, Richard C., Remnants of the Nineteenth Century Landscape – Knox County, Illinois. Knoxville, Ill.: Knox County Historical Sites, Inc., 1979.

Wells, Wilson L., Barns of the U.S.A.,  San Diego: Acme Printing Co., 1976, 355 pp[An overview, not a scholarly production]

Wheldon, Wynn, Barns., Barrons London, U.K., 2003, 111 pp. [A picture book of barns across the country with comments from various writers]

Wilhelm, Hubert: Log Cabins & Castles, Virginia Settlers in Ohio, Study Guide Athens, Ohio; Ohio Landscape Productions, 1991, 40 pp.

Wilhelm, Hubert: The Barn Builders, Pennsylvania Settlers in Ohio. Study Guide. Athens, Ohio; Ohio Landscape Productions, 1994, 36 pp.

Winder, Kate Corbett, The Barn Book. Trafalgar Square Publishing, North Pomfret, Vermont, 1990, 128 pp. [A book on Barn Restoration and Conversion to Housing]

Wooley, John, Farm Buildings. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc. 1941.

Wysocky, Ken, (editor), This Old Barn, Country Folks Fondly Recall – In Words and Photos, The Heart of Their Homesteads.  Reiman Publishing, Greendale, Wisconsin, 1996.

Ziegler, Philip C., Stonehouses of Time, Historic Barns of the Northeast. Down East Books, Camden, Maine, 1985, 131 pp. [A Sketch Book]

Zielinski, John M., The Amish, A Pioneer Heritage. Des Moines, Iowa: Wallace-Homestead Book Co.,, 1975.

Zielinski, John M., Amish Barns Across America. Iowa City, Iowa: Amish Heritage Publications, 1989, 144 pp.

“Round Barns”: pp. 77 & 125.

“Octagon Barns”: pp. 39 & 142.

“12 Sided”: p. 111