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American Scientific Glassblowers Society



  • Existence: 1952 (date of establishment) -


The American Scientific Glassblowers Society was founded in 1952 and incorporated in 1954. According to its incorporation certificate, the Society exists for two purposes: (1) to gather and disseminate knowledge of scientific glassblowing, apparatus, and equipment, and (2) to "engender a feeling of unity and fellowship among all persons interested in the scientific glassware field."

The Society holds an annual symposium featuring seminars, papers, and workshops. The Society also publishes the journal _Fusion_.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

American Scientific Glassblowers Society Records

Identifier: MS-0217
Scope and Contents

This small set of records contains some key documentation of the American Scientific Glassblowers Society, including its certificate of incorporation and bylaws, annual reports, information regarding the election of officers, and seminar / symposium registration forms and programs. However, researchers will find the records to be fragmentary.

Dates: 1954-2019; Majority of material found within 1965-1975