GAMBLE, ROBERT S., 1943-

Biography:

Architectural historian; preservationist. Born August 24, 1943. Education– Birmingham Southern College, B.S., University of Georgia, M.A. Worked in National Preservation Office of Dominican Republic for two and one-half years while serving in Peace Corps. Joined the staff of the National Park Service in 1969; worked with U.S. National Register of Historic Places and the National Landmarks program.  Senior architectural historian for the Alabama Historical Commission, 1982-.  Has also worked with preservation projects in the Caribbean and Central America, under the auspices of the United Nations.

Source:

SCRIPSIT, University of Alabama Libraries files; dust jacket notes, Historic Architecture in Alabama.

Publication(s):

The Alabama Catalog; Historic American Buildings Survey; a Guide to the Early Architecture of the State. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1987.

Historic Architecture In Alabama; a Primer of Styles and Types, 1810-1930. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1990.

Puerto Plata, la Conservacion de una Ciudad; Inventario. Santo Domingo; Editora Alfa y Omega, 1978.

Sully; the Biography of a House. Chantilly, Va.; Sully Foundation, 1974.

Joint_Publication(s):

The Alabama State Capitol; Architectural History of the Capitol Interiors. Montgomery, Ala.; Alabama Historical Commission, 1984.

Restoration of the Alabama State Capitol; an Historical Perspective for Renovation and Restoration of the Interior. Montgomery, Ala.; Alabama Historical Commission, 1983.