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Amelung Excavation Records

Identifier: MS-0001
Scope and Contents These records comprise documents produced between 1962 and 1966 during excavation at the John Frederick Amelung glasshouse site in Maryland, as well as more recent material, created until 1976, as reports on the excavation were prepared for publication and photographs of the excavation and Amelung glass were selected for exhibition. They are arranged into five series: (1) Records of the Amelung Excavation, 1962-1966 (2) Background Reseach Materials, Circa 1962-1963 (3) Ivor Noël...

B Team Coveralls

 Item — Box: 1, Object: 1
Identifier: MS-0197
Content Description These orange coveralls were worn by Thor Bueno as a B Team performance uniform. The coveralls are embroidered with the name "Thor" above the front left chest pocket. A large B Team patch embellishes the back. The coveralls are soiled at the sleeve cuffs and torso.

Arlon Bayliss Papers on the Crystal Arch Project

Identifier: MS-0007
Scope and Contents The Arlon Bayliss Papers on the Crystal Arch Project are arranged into five series:Series I. PlanningThis series contains all documents directly pertaining to the planning of the Crystal Arch Project, not including financial statements or strategies. Documents in this series include design drawings, project timelines, written plans, and legal documents contracting services. Series II. BudgetIn this...

Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka Collection

Identifier: MS-0013
Scope and Contents The Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka Collection represents the work of father and son glassmakers in Germany who created hundreds of botanical and marine invertebrate study models in the late 1800s and early 1900s, supplying institutions all over the world. Materials in the collection date from the mid-1800s to the 1920s. The collection is arranged in three series: Series I. Drawings, Series II. Business and Series III. Personal.This collection includes over 900 working drawings and...

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 glass profession. The collection is arranged into two series: Series I. Batch Books and Ledgers, 1882-1925 and Series II. Correspondence, Print Materials and Photographs, 1883-1925.Series I. Batch Books and Ledgers, makes up the bulk of the collection. It consists of batch books, ledgers and notebooks of both Bournique and J. J. Dandoy. Along with batch formulae, the...

Robin Brailsford Papers

Identifier: MS-0201
Content Description This small collection consists of photographs (slides, prints, and negatives) of Brailsford's glass works, exhibition announcements, and public art installation promotional material, as well as collected glass- and ceramics-related ephemera.

Frederick Carder Notebook Collection

Identifier: MS-0018
Scope and Contents The Frederick Carder Notebook Collection, 1867-1948, is arranged in two series: Series I. Notebooks, Diaries and Account Books, 1881-1948; and Series II. Publication and Letters, 1867, 1920-1921.

Frederick Carder Papers

Identifier: MS-0017
Scope and Contents This collection includes Carder’s personal as well as professional materials relating to his work at Stevens & Williams, Steuben Glass Works and Corning Glass Works. The Carder Papers date from circa 1876 through 1949, with design drawings from the 1930s and 1940s forming the bulk of the collection. Besides design drawings, items in this archive include correspondence, some business, some personal; photographs, school notebooks, children’s artwork, blueprints and sketchbooks among other...

City of Westminster Collection on the London Blitz

Identifier: MS-0022
Scope and Contents The City of Westminster on the London Blitz, 1936-1943 is arranged into three series: Series I. Company Promotional Materials, 1936, 1939-1941, 1943; Series II. Correspondence, 1940; and Series III. Ephemera, 1939-1940.Series I. Company Promotional Materials, 1936, 1939-1941, 1943, constitutes the bulk of this collection. The materials consist of items such as pamphlets, posters, brochures, catalogs and blueprints sent to the City Engineer & Surveyor of Westminster from various...

Corning Glass Works Collection

Identifier: MS-0027
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials gathered over several decades pertaining to the Corning Glass Works (now known as Corning Incorporated) company and its products. The primary series in this collection is Series I. Periodicals, which is comprised of the employee newsmagazine spanning the years 1919-1989. First known as the Cullet, this periodical was published to inform Corning Glass Works employees about corporate and personnel activities. This collection...

Corning Glass Works Photograph Collection

Identifier: MS-0028
Scope and Contents The provenance of this collection is unknown. The bulk of the photographs, which are mostly of the factory’s exterior, date from 1868 to around 1905. Some photographs in fragile condition have been conserved. The collection has been divided into two series. The first series includes photographs from the original factory and several glassmakers at work, and the second series includes photographs of the construction site and newly rebuilt factory taken after the flood of 1889. The dates of some...

Corning Museum of Glass Collections Management Department

 Record Group
Identifier: CMOG-RG19
Scope and Contents This record group contains documentation redarding the museum's exhibitions.

Corning Museum of Glass New Glass Review

 Record Group
Identifier: RG21
Scope and Contents These records document the Corning Museum of Glass annual print exhibition of contemporary glass art and design, _New Glass Review_, and its predecessor microfiche publication, _Contemporary Glass_. There are two record series:

1. Contemporary Glass Records, 1977-1979

2. New Glass Review Records, 1980-2018

L. Earl Dambach Papers

Identifier: MS-0200
Content Description This small manuscript collection consists primarily of incoming and outgoing correspondence between L. Earl Dambach and other glass collectors, including Edmund R. Blaske, Charles Gardner, Lowell Innes, Helen McKearin, James H. Rose, anoth others. Most letters are casual in nature and contain social commentary on glass collectors as well as some provenance and pricing information. It also includes articles written by Dambach, clippings about Dambach, and two photographs of flasks, presumably...

Bandhu Scott Dunham Papers

Identifier: MS-0038
Scope and Contents The Bandhu Scott Dunham Papers are largely composed of collected materials about glass artists, including articles, exhibition announcements, catalogs, and photographs of their work. Materials by and about Dunham, including articles, correspondence, exhibition announcements, and a sticker for his "Xorplex" line of glass pipes, may be found in Box 2. Also of interest are materials pertaining to the glass pipe industry, including material on the exhibition "Degenerate Art: The Art and Culture of...

George Erml Photograph Collection

Identifier: MS-0177
Scope and Contents The George Erml Photograph Collection is arranged in two series: Series I. Images of Artists' Works; and Series II. Photographs of Artists.

Johannes Feenstra Collection

Identifier: BIB-167770
Scope and Contents The Jan Feenstra Collection contains primarily lecture and course materials, with accompanying slides, videos and videotapes, although media is housed by format, not with accompanying curriculum. There is one box of personal papers and photographs, correspondence and clippings. There are books on glass, glassmaking and glass technology, including technical publications from Philips Glass and Schott-Nederland. There are also a variety of periodicals published by various glass organizations....

Edward Ford Family Papers

Identifier: MS-0186
Scope and Contents The Edward Ford Family Papers, 1907-1947 consist of correspondence, financial records, house construction records, and ephemera. Most items are sorted chronologically, although financial records are in alphabetical order, as the original owner filed them. Family correspondence includes many letters from Edward Ford’s grandson George Ross Ford Jr. to his family from boarding school and from later years of his life, as well as a few letters from George’s teachers to his parents and...

Emile Gallé Collection

Identifier: MS-0050
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials that document the activities of Emile Gallé’s workshop. It includes correspondence and sketches by Gallé to employees regarding designs and colors for various furniture and vases; writings by Gallé on both art and nature; and writings on Gallé. The bulk of the collection consists of over 145 design drawings produced by Gallé’s workshop. These pen and ink drawings on tissue paper depict botanical motifs such as flowers, leaves, branches, thistles, berries and...

Samuel Hawkes Family Correspondence

Identifier: MS-0062
Scope and Contents These papers documenting the private life of one of Corning's leading glass families are divided into two series.

(1) Letters and Miscellaneous Materials, 1897-1931

(2) Invitations and Cards, 1914-1926

Jeffrey Rush Higgins Collection on Frederick Wilson

Identifier: MS-0068
Scope and Contents The Jeffrey Rush Higgins Collection on Frederick Wilson, 1885-1990 is arranged into three series: Series I. Personal Papers, 1885-1990; Series II. Scrapbooks, circa 1892-1932; and Series III. Artwork, 1887-1930.Series I. Personal Papers, 1885-1990This series contains correspondence, photographs, ephemera and biographical information. The correspondence includes letters by Frederick Wilson written to his family as well as commission letters, a note...

Paul M. Hollister Collection

Identifier: BIB-101610
Scope and Contents The Paul M. Hollister Collection is comprised of materials that Hollister created and collected during his career as a glass scholar, professor, and lecturer. These materials document Hollister’s interest in a variety of glass subjects during his lifetime. The bulk of the collection consists of his research files on topics such as paperweights, window glass, mosaics, contemporary glass, and glass manufacture and technology. Also included is his correspondence with artists, museums, and...

John Clyde Hostetter Collection on the 200" Disk

Identifier: MS-0072
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of approximately 185 photographs, documenting Corning Glass Works’ creation of the 200” glass disk, which became the mirror of the Hale telescope. Although Hostetter collected these photographs, they were taken by others, including Ayres A. Stevens of Corning, NY. Some duplicate or are similar to photographs in the George V. McCauley Papers. The collection also includes a small amount of personal and glass-related miscellany from...

ICOM International Committee for Museums and Collections of Glass Records

Identifier: MS-0199
Scope and Contents This set of records was created by secretary of the Comité international de l'ICOM pour les musées et collections du verre (ICOM International Committee for Museums and Collections of Glass Records) in the course of his duties. It is divided into three series:

Series 1: Administrative Records, 1977-1995

Series 2: Committee Meeting Records, 1980-1997

Series 3: Other Meeting Records, 1980-1995

J. Hoare & Co. Scrapbook Collection

Identifier: MS-0070
Scope and Contents The J. Hoare & Co. Scrapbook Collection is comprised of seven scrapbooks in various sizes, the smallest measuring 14” (L) X 11” (W) X 2(H)” and the largest 18” (L) X 15” (W) X 5” (H). The scrapbooks were compiled by company employees, and contain photographs of various glassware from Hoare and other companies; clippings gathered for reference and design inspiration; and templates for ware.

Joel Philip Myers Papers

Identifier: MS-0105
Scope and Contents Joel Philip Myers is a contemporary glass artist. The collection predominately consists of published materials, along with slides of Myers' work and those used in lectures. While the collection dates from 1958-2008, there are a number of undated materials. The bulk of the collection is from the 1970s-early 2000s. It is divided into eight series, two of which of been further arranged in subseries. The series and subseries arrangement of the materials are as follows: (1) Interviews,...

Judson Studios Photograph Collection of Frederick Wilson Design Drawings

Identifier: MS-0176
Scope and Contents The Judson Studios Photograph Collection of Frederick Wilson Design Drawings, 1895-1932, is arranged into two series: Series I. Design Drawings for Garrett Memorial Chapel, circa 1930-1932; and Series II. Assorted Design Drawings, 1895-1929.Series II. Assorted Design Drawings, 1895-1929This series consists of photographs of a variety of drawings created by Wilson during his career. While several of the drawings can be matched to...

Robert Kehlmann Collection

Identifier: BIB-142494
Scope and Contents This mixed-media collection documents Kehlmann’s career as an artist, art critic and author. It includes his research, numerous interviews and correspondence with glass artists, his lectures, art criticism and articles. The bulk of his research materials are on Stanislav Libenský and Jaroslava Brychtová. The collection also includes photographs, video and audio cassettes, slides and transparencies of Kehlmann and his artwork, and of other artists and their work, many with digital duplicates;...

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