All photographs courtesy of the Chestnut Hill Historical Society's John Naylor Photograph Collection (see photograph captions for acquisition numbers).
Architectural Guide and Map of Chestnut Hill. Chestnut Hill Historical Society, c.2003.
"Chestnut Hill in the Camera's Eye: Photographs from the John Naylor Collection Exhibition." October 5 - December 31, 1995.
Callard, Judith. Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill. Charleston, SC.: Arcadia Publishing, c. 2000. ( a new book of photographs published by the Germantown Historical Society).
Contosta, David. Suburb in the City: Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, 1850-1990. Columbus, OH.: Ohio State University Press, c. 1992. (most complete history of the community).
Detweiler, Willard S. Jr. Chestnut Hill: an Architectural History. Philadelphia, PA.: Data-Matic Systems Co., c. 1969.
Hocker, Edward W. Germantown 1683-1933. Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.: the author, c. 1933. (the record that a Pennsylvania community has achieved in the course of 250 years; being a history of the people of Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill).
Jarvis, Elizabeth. Chestnut Hill Revisited. Charleston, SC.: Arcadia Publishing, c.2004. (the second volume of historical photos of Chestnut Hill by curator).
Jarvis, James Andrew. "2002 Chestnut Hill Map" in Chestnut Hill. Charleston, SC.: Arcadia Publishing, c. 2002.
Keels, Tom and Elizabeth Jarvis. Chestnut Hill. Charleston, SC.: Arcadia Publishing, c. 2002. (a book of photos).
Macfarlane, John J. History of Early Chestnut Hill. Philadelphia, PA.: City History Society of Philadelphia, c. 1927.
Moak, Jefferson J. "National Register Nomination Form for Chestnut Hill Historic District." Philadelphia, PA.: Chestnut Hill Historical Society, January 1985.
The Naylor Collection was donated to the Chestnut Hill Historical Society in memory of Marion Naylor Swartley, daughter of John Samuel and Anna Herbert Naylor, by her nephews and nieces, George Andrew Dunning of Oreland, PA, Frances Dunning Borie of Wyndmoor, PA, and Diana Dunning Madden of Stuart, Florida. They are also the grandchildren of John Samuel Naylor.
Conservation of some photographs and matting was carried out by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts under a grant from the William Penn Foundation.
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