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New England Paperweight Collectors Association



  • Usage: 1977 (date of establishment)


The New England Paperweight Collectors Association was organized in 1977 and held its first meeting in September of that year. The first president was Frank Keaney and it was largely through the efforts of Keaney and Roger Jacobsen that the organization came into being. The president is elected for a two-year term.

Meetings are held twice a year, in the Spring and Fall for members to learn more about paperweights through topical programing.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

New England Paperweight Collectors Association Records

Identifier: MS-0182
Scope and Contents

This small set of organizational records documents the activities of paperweight collectors, dealers, and makers based in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and other northeastern states. The association's newsletter, largely complete from 1978 to 2014, makes up the bulk of the collection. Other materials include membership forms and photographs of members and events.

Materials are arranged in chronological order.

Dates: 1978-2014