Hamlin, Talbot Faulkner
Talbot Faulkner Hamlin, 1889–1956, American historian of architecture, b. New York City. He was librarian of the Avery Library, Columbia (1934–45), and professor of architecture there. Hamlin wrote Some European Architectural Libraries (1939), Architecture through the Ages (1940), Greek Revival Architecture in America (1944), Architecture: An Art for all Men (1947), and Benjamin Henry Latrobe (1955). He also edited and wrote part of the basic reference text Forms and Functions of Twentieth Century Architecture (1952).