Portrait of John Roebling, n.d.

Portrait of John Roebling, n.d.

John Augustus Roebling



  • Latimer, Margaret, Brooke Hindle, and Melvin Kranzberg. Bridge to the Future: A Centennial Celebration of the Brooklyn Bridge. . New York: The New York Academy of Sciences, 1984.
  • McCullough, David. The Great Bridge. . New York: Simon and Schuster, 1972.
  • Steinman, D. B. The Builders of the Bridge: The Story of John Roebling and His Son. . New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1945.
  • Trachtenberg, Alan. Brooklyn Bridge: Fact and Symbol. . 2nd Ed. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1979.

Archival Collections

  • John A. Roebling CollectionArchives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
  • Roebling Collection, 1830-1926Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Archives & Special Collections, Troy, New York
  • Roebling Family Papers, 1821-1960Special Collections and University Archives Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ