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J. Nitsche & Son (Firm)



  • Existence: 1894 or 1895 (date of establishment) - 1937 (date of dissolution) - 1937


J. Nitsche & Son was a home glass cutting shop in Corning, New York that was active between 1894/5 and 1937. It was owned and operated first by Josef Nitsche and then passed down to Clement F. J. Nitsche, a son of Josef Nitsche.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Nitsche & Son Glass Engraving Collection

Identifier: MS-0110
Scope and Contents This collection documents the work of two generations of glass engravers in Bohemia and in Corning, New York. It contains documentation of Josef Nitsche's and Clement Nitsche's work histories, including Josef Nitsche's official employment record while working in Bohemia, a daybook documenting work completed by the Nitsche home cutting shop, receipts, design drawings by Clement Nitsche, and other materials. A family history with images may be found in "A Brief Illustrated Guide to the...
Dates: 1869-2018; Majority of material found within 1882-1938