Additional information about William Ward Watkin and his legacy can be found online and in the Fondren Library.
About William Ward Watkin:
Nicholson, Patrick J., William Ward Watkin and the Rice Institute, Houston, Texas: Gulf Publishing Co., 1991.
Guide to the William Ward Watkin Papers, 1903-1956 (MS 352). Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.
A sampling a digitized materials from the William Ward Watkin papers (MS 352) are available online in Rice's insitutional repository.
About William Ward Watkin's buildings:
Cram and Ferguson, Dormitory Number Two for the William M. Rice Institute, Houston,Texas. Houston, Texas, 1914.
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Cram and Ferguson, Residential Hall for Men for the William M. Rice Institute, Houston,Texas. Houston, Texas, 1912.
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Watkin, William Ward, "Architectural Traditions Appearing in the Earlier Buildings of the Rice Institute", Slide Rule, July 1953.
Rice University, Department of Architecture, "William Ward Watkin Traveling Fellowship, 1962: a large community church", Architecture at Rice; no. 9.
By William Ward Watkin:
Watkin, William Ward, "The Middle Ages: the approach to the truce of God", Western Traditions from Rome to Britain, public lectures delivered at the Rice Institute on Sunday afternoons in the autumn of 1942, Rice Institute Pamphlet; v.29, no. 4, October 1942. [p. 257-386].
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Watkin, William Ward, The Church of Tomorrow, New York London, Harper & Brothers, 1936.
Watkin, William Ward, Planning and Building the Modern Church, New York, F.W. Dodge Corp., 1951.