Introduction | Family and Early Life | At “The Tech” | A Woman-Owned Firm | Original Designs | “Renovising” | Howe and Her Community | Interactive Map | Works Cited | Other Links and Resources

  • Cole, Doris, and Karen Cord Taylor. The Lady Architects: Lois Lilley Howe, Eleanor Manning and Mary Almy, 1893-1937. Midmarch Arts Press, 1990.
  • Howe, Lois Lilley and Constance Fuller. Details from Old New England Houses. The Architectural Book Publishing Co., 1913.
  • —. “Dr. Estes Howe: A Citizen of Cambridge.” The Proceedings of the Cambridge Historical Society, Volume 25, 1938-1939. Edited by David T. Pottinger, Cambridge Historical Society, 1939, pp. 122-141.
  • —. “Harvard Square in the ‘Seventies and ‘Eighties.” The Proceedings of the Cambridge Historical Society, Volume 30, 1944. Edited by Charles Lane Hanson, Cambridge Historical Society, 1945, pp. 11-27.
  • —. “Memories of Nineteenth-Century Cambridge.” The Proceedings of the Cambridge Historical Society, Volume 34, 1951-1952. Edited by John R. Walden, Cambridge Historical Society, 1954, pp. 59-76.
  • Maycock, Susan E. and Charles M. Sullivan. Building Old Cambridge: Architecture and Development. The MIT Press, 2016.
  • Merrett, Andrea Jeanne. “Lois Lilley Howe.” Pioneering Women of American Architecture, Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation, Oct. 2014, pioneeringwomen.bwaf.org/lois-lilley-howe/.
  • Morse, Gail. “The Firm”: A Study of the First Women’s Architectural Firm in Boston: Howe, Manning and Almy. 1979. Boston University, B.A. Thesis.
  • Nathanson, Larry. “Lois Lilley Howe: America’s First Woman Architect.” A City’s Life and Times: Cambridge in the Twentieth Century, edited by Daphne Abeel, Cambridge Historical Society, 2007, pp. 80-93.
  • Reinhardt, Elizabeth W. “Lois Lilley Howe, F.A.I.A., 1864-1964.” Cambridge Historical Society: Proceedings for the years 1973-1975. Edited by Foster M. Palmer and Sidney Gleason, Cambridge Historical Society, 1980, pp. 153-172.