Theses About Arden

Below is a list of theses written about the Ardens. The museum has these in its collection and some of them are also available online.

In our collection:

Ideas and Perceptions in the Evolution of an Early Twentieth-Century Utopian Landscape: the Arden Colony of Northern Delaware
David S. Clarke
1999

Preservation Through the Lens of Traditional Cultural Properties
Darrell E. Cook
University of Delaware, Urban Affairs and Public Policy
2005

Arden: The Architecture and Planning of a Delaware Utopia
Eliza Harvey Edwards
University of Pennsylvania, Historic Preservation
1993

Public Goods and Private Communities
Fred Emanuel Foldvary
George Mason University, Economics
1992

Arden and Artificers: A Study of the Architecture, Arts, and Crafts of a Single Tax Community
Carolyn Lewis
University of Delaware, American Studies
1966

What the Arden School Can Teach Us: Hard Lessons in Community Building
Connee Wright McKinney
University of Delaware, Liberal Studies
2004

Utopian Communities in America: Potentials, Promises, and Perils
Barbara Reinke
1975

The Full Rental Value: A Study of the Tax Rate in Arden Using Single Tax Theory
Robert W. Wynn
University of Delaware, Business Administration
1965

Arden Revels Unmasked
Anita Wilson Rue
University of Delaware
1961

Term Papers and Group Projects for the Community of Arden
Students in the Seminar in Historic Preservation taught by Dr. David Ames
University of Delaware, Center for Historic Architecture and Design
1996

The Ardens of Delaware: The Case for National Historic Landmark Status
Professor David Ames and students
University of Delaware, Center for Historic Architecture and Design
1997

Online:

Ideas and Perceptions in the Evolution of an Early Twentieth-Century Utopian Landscape: the Arden Colony of Northern Delaware
David S. Clarke
1999

Arden: The Architecture and Planning of a Delaware Utopia
Eliza Harvey Edwards
University of Pennsylvania, Historic Preservation
1993