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William Seale is an American historian and author.

He attended Southwestern University (BA 1961) and Duke University (MA 1964 and PhD 1965). He taught for several years at Lamar University, the University of Houston, the University of South Carolina and Columbia University. From 1973-1974 he was curator of cultural history at the Smithsonian Institution. Since 1975 he has been an independent scholar concerned with historical writing and the restoration of historic American buildings, notably state capitols.

His books include, The President’s House: A History, 2 vols. (White House Historical Association, 1986 and 2008), The White House: History of an American Idea (White House Historical Association, 2005); The Tasteful Interlude: American Interiors Through the Camera’s Eye (Praeger Publishers, 1975), Recreating the Historic House Interior (American Association for State and Local History Press, 1988), Restoration of the Kentucky Governor’s Mansion (State of Kentucky, 1984), Restoration of the Michigan Capitol, State of Michigan, Kent State University Press, 1988), with Erik Kvalsvik, Domestic Views (Abrams, 1992) and various guide books and local histories relating to architecture, such as The Virginia Governor’s Mansion (1986), with Henry-Russell Hitchcock, Temples of Democracy: The State Capitols of the USA (Harcourt 1976), and Courthouse (Bonanza, 1977).

His restoration projects include the state capitols of Michigan, Ohio, Kansas, Florida, Mississippi, Alabama, and historical consultation on the capitols of Minnesota, Alaska, and New Jersey. Historic houses include Dodona Manor, the Gen. George C. Marshall House, Leesburg, Va., Ten Chimneys, home of Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, Genessee Depot, Wisc., George Eastman House, Rochester, NY , Ximenez-Fatio House, St. Augustine, Florida, Old Governor's Mansion , and many others over a period of twenty-five years.

Seale is editor of White House History, the award-winning journal of the White House Historical Association.

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Total Books: 34
At Home in the President's Neighborhood A Photographic Tour
2016 - At Home in the President's Neighborhood a Photographic Tour (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781931917469
ISBN-10: 1931917469
Genres: Arts & Photography, History

The Imperial Season America's Capital in the Time of the First Ambassadors 1893-1918
The Garden Club of America One Hundred Years of a Growing Legacy
Texas Riverman The Life and Times of Captain Andrew Smyth
2009 - Texas Riverman the Life and Times of Captain Andrew Smyth (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780982440520
ISBN-10: 0982440529

The President's House A History
2008 - The President's House a History [2 Volume Set] (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780801885976
ISBN-10: 0801885973
Genres: Arts & Photography, Biographies & Memoirs, History, Politics & Social Sciences

A guide to historic Alexandria
2000 - A Guide to Historic Alexandria (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780970541901
ISBN-10: 0970541902

The White House Garden
1996 - The White House Garden (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780912308647
ISBN-10: 0912308648
Genres: History, Crafts, Hobbies & Home
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

Michigan's Capitol  Construction and Restoration
White House Garden
1995 - White House Garden (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780912308692
ISBN-10: 0912308699
Genres: History, Crafts, Hobbies & Home
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

Virginia's Executive Mansion
1988 - Virginia's Executive Mansion (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780884901525
ISBN-10: 0884901521
Genre: History

Presidents' House
1986 - Presidents' House (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780810914902
ISBN-10: 0810914905
Genres: Arts & Photography, History, Engineering & Transportation, Boxed Sets

The Tasteful Interlude American Interiors through the Camera's Eye 1860-1917  American Interiors through the Camera's Eye 1860-1917
The Tasteful Interlude American Interiors Through the Camera's Eye 1860-1917
Sam Houston's wife A biography of Margaret Lea Houston
1971 - Sam Houston's Wife a Biography of Margaret Lea Houston (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780806109268
ISBN-10: 0806109262
Genre: History

Texas Riverman
Texas Riverman (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780292736252
ISBN-10: 0292736258

Of Houses  Time Personal Histories of America's National Trust Properties
Domes of America
Domes of America (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780876540701
ISBN-10: 0876540701

Recreating the historic house interior
Recreating the Historic House Interior (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780910050326
ISBN-10: 0910050325

The White House Garden A History
The White House Garden a History (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780912308654
ISBN-10: 0912308656

The White House The history of an American idea
The White House the History of an American Idea (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780912308852
ISBN-10: 0912308850

The Alexandria Library Company
The Alexandria Library Company (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780979272004
ISBN-10: 0979272009
Genres: Reference, Crafts, Hobbies & Home

White House History [Collection 3, Numbers 13 Through 18] (Hardcover)