Full List of Theme Studies

This page provides a complete list of NHL theme studies. Please be aware that older theme studies often provide much less historic context than do recent studies, and may simply consist of a list of properties (some of which are designated NHLs and some of which may be eligible for NHL designation) that relate to a given theme.

NHL Theme Studies

The theme studies listed below are out of print or otherwise unavailable:

  • 19th-Century American Architecture, 1784–1880 (1971)
  • 19th-Century Architecture: Georgia (1973)
  • Agriculture and the Farmer's Frontier (1963)
  • Architecture in North Carolina (1973)
  • Black Americans in United States History (1974)
  • Colonial Architecture of the Southern Colonies (1969)
  • Commerce and Industry (1966)
    • Arts and Sciences
    • Education
    • Literature Drama and Music (1962)
  • Conservation of Natural Resources (1963)
  • Development of the English Colonies 1700–1775 (1960)
    • Dutch and Swedish Exploration and Settlement (1961)
    • English Exploration and Settlement (1960)
    • French Exploration and Settlement (1960)
  • Landscape Architecture in National and State Parks
  • New England Architecture 1784–1880 (1970)
  • Painting and Sculpture (1965)
  • Political and Military Affairs
    • 1783–1830 (1959)
    • 1830–1860 (1960)
    • 1865–1912 (1963)
    • After 1914 (1972)
  • Signers of the Constitution-Middle Atlantic and New England States (1973)
  • Sites Associated with American Authors (1971)
  • Sites in the Southern Colonies Associated with the War for Independence (1973)
  • Sites in the Middle Colonies Associated with the War for Independence (1972)
  • Sites in New England Associated with the War for Independence (1972)
  • Social and Humanitarian Movements (1965)
  • The Civil War (1959)
  • The War for Independence (1960)
  • Village Sites of the Middle Missouri Subarea A.D. 1000–A.D. 1887 (1994)
  • Westward Expansion and Extension of the National Boundaries to the Pacific, 1830–1898
    • The Cattleman's Empire (1959)
    • The Farmer's Frontier (1959)
    • The Fur Trade (1960)
    • Great Explorers of the West (1960)
    • Military and Indian Affairs (1959)
    • Overland Migration West of the Mississippi (1959)
    • The Santa Fe Trail (1963)
    • The Texas Revolution and Mexican War (1959)
    • Transportation and Communication (1963)

Last updated: August 13, 2019