William G. Preston


Preston, William G.

Personal Information

Birth/Death:    deceased 4/26/1910
Occupation:    American architect
Location (state):    MA

This record has not been verified for accuracy.

AIA Affiliation

Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1870-decease
Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA) 1884

Biographical Sources

Biographical Directories:
Entry in Henry F. Withey, A.I.A., and Elsie Rathburn Withey, Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased) (Los Angeles: New Age Publishing Company, 1956. Facsimile edition, Hennessey & Ingalls, Inc., 1970)

Quarterly Bulletin of the American Institute of Architects, April 1910, chapter memorial resolution, p. 10; obituary, pp. 36-37

Related Records

Archival Holdings

The American Institute of Architects Archives
      Membership file may contain membership-related correspondence, although there are few written records concerning 19th-century members. Contact the AIA Archives at archives@aia.org for further information.

Boston Public Library, Special Collections, Central Library
Preston, William G. (1842-1910) Collection
This collection of architectural drawings is one of the most complete records of the works of a 19th century American architect with more than 10,000 designs, encompassing more than 600 civic, commercial, and residential projects. Preston designed buildings in Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, and Georgia. The Library also received Preston's clipping collections. For more information http://www.bpl.org/research/special/index.htm