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Bournique, Adolphe, 1863-1913



  • Existence: 1863 (date of birth) - 1913 (date of death)

Adolphe Bournique was born in 1863 in Baccarat, France; a city well known for glassmaking. He immigrated to the United States with his family in 1874 and worked in the glass industry until his death in 1913. In 1903, Bournique begame the glassmaker for Opalescent Glass Works in Kokomo, Indiana. In 1907, he set out on his own and established Bournique Glass Company.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Adolphe Bournique Collection

Identifier: MS-0015
Scope and Contents The Adolphe Bournique Collection, 1881-1925, consists of documents tracing the working history of Adolphe Bournique’s career in glass manufacturing. The collection is arranged into two series:

(1) Batch Books and Ledgers, 1882-1925

(2) Correspondence, Print Materials and Photographs, 1883-1925
Dates: 1881-1977; Majority of material found within 1881-1925