Peter Bonnett Wight (1838-1925)


Wight, Peter Bonnett

Personal Information

Birth/Death:    deceased 1925
Occupation:    American architect
Location:    Chicago, IL; Pasadena, CA

AIA Affiliation

Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1866-1878; Corresponding Member 1878-1894; Member 1894-decease
Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA) 1866

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)
Entry in Biographical Dictionary of Cincinnati Architects, 1788-1940.

Journal of the American Institute of Architects, obituary, October 1925
Entry in Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (New York: Macmillan, 1982)

Related Records

Archival Holdings

The American Institute of Architects Archives
      Membership file includes one letter. Illinois Chapter file includes record of 1913 meeting honoring Wight with biography published for the occasion. Additional letters may exist in the 19th century incoming correspondence files.