The links on this page will lead you to web based resources about kit houses. Most of the links listed here provide access to general information, databases, research guides, or digitized primary source collections that are freely accessible on the web without the use of a subscription service.
The Clark Library at Central Michigan Univeristy is home to the records of the Aladdin Company, and their website has general information about the company and a complete run of digitized catalogs dating from 1908 to 1954.
Here you can find a synopsis of the historic of Sear Roebuck and Company kit house, digitized catalogs dating from1908 to 1940.
This page links to feature stories from the Old House Web page, including an article on how to determine if your house is a kit house. Also included are several feature stories on the history, importance, and unique design characteristics of these house.
This page provides general information about kits homes, as well as detailed histories of ten of the main kit houses manufactures including Sear Roebuck and Compnay, Aladdin Homes, MontgomeryWards and Gordon-Van Tine Company. It also has some digitized catalogs.