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A. F. Purdy & Co. Letter Copy Book

 Collection — Box: 01
Identifier: MS-0224
Scope and Contents The A. F. Purdy & Co. Letter Copy Book contains copies of outgoing business correspondence regarding the sale and delivery of silica sand to glass factories. Most of the correspondence is to their glass factory clients and the railroads and shipping operations that transported the sand. These letters discuss the price of the sand, the amount to be shipped, and other workings of the silica sand mining business. Researchers will also find business correspondence regarding the sale and...
Dates: 1886-1895

Amelung Excavation Records

 Collection
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. They also include as well as more recent material, such as reports on the excavation and photographs of the excavation selected for exhibition. The records are arranged into five series: (1) Records of the Amelung Excavation, 1962-1966 (2) Background Reseach Materials, Circa 1962-1963 (3) Ivor Noël Hume's Reports about the...
Dates: 1962-1976

American Scientific Glassblowers Society Records

 Collection
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 by-laws, annual reports, documentation regarding the election of officers, and seminar / symposium registration forms and programs. However, researchers will find the documentation to be fragmentary.
Dates: 1962-2004; Majority of material found within 1965-1975

B Team Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0197
Scope and Contents The B Team Records document the performances, demonstrations and tours of a troupe of performance artists who worked with blown glass. The collection consists of seven series:

(1) Administrative, 1989-1999, Undated

(2) Notebooks, 1989, Undated

(3) Performances, 1991-1998

(4) Promotional Materials, 1989-1999, Undated

(5) Photographic Materials, 1991-1999

(6) Artifacts, Undated

(7) Audio/Visual Materials, 1990s
Dates: 1989-1999

Arlon Bayliss Papers on the Crystal Arch (Anderson, Ind.)

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0007
Scope and Contents The Arlon Bayliss Papers on the Crystal Arch (Anderson, Ind.) provide insight into the conception and execution of a community-funded glass public art project. The papers consist of design drawings, project timelines, planning documents, financial records, development and fundraising documents, press clippings, photographs, and legal documents. Materials are organized loosely and filed by document type.
Dates: 1996-2005

Edwin J. Beinecke Enameled Glass Collection Documentation

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0010
Scope and Contents The Edwin J. Beinecke Enameled Glass Collection Documentation consists of bound volumes of assembled excerpts and accompanying English translations of auction catalogs, museum publications, periodical articles, and monographs pertaining to Beinecke's enameled glass collection, donated to The Corning Museum of Glass in 1957. References to objects in the collection are noted with Beinecke's original object numbers. Some references document objects in Beinecke's collection, while others document...
Dates: 1493-1966; Majority of material found within 1849-1966

Dorothy Blair Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0012
Scope and Contents These papers of an Asian glass curator and Japanese glass scholar consist of five series:

Series 1: _A History of Glass in Japan_ Correspondence and Research Files, 1958-1977

Series 2: Asian Glass Research Files, 1915-1977

Series 3: Blair's Writings and Translations, 1901-1982

Series 4: Personal Papers, 1890-1982

Series 5: Miscellaneous Materials, 1920s-1987
Dates: 1890-1987

Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka Collection

 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...
Dates: Circa 1850-1940

Adolphe Bournique Collection

 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

Robin Brailsford Papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1964-2018

Jaroslav Brychta Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0226
Scope and Contents This small collection consists of three colored pencil and ink drawings by Jaroslav Brychta given to Suzanne K. Frantz by Brychta's daughter, Jaroslava Brychtová. Suzanne K. Frantz was a curator at the Corning Museum of Glass. The correspondence from Brychtová to Frantz that accompanied these drawings is also in the collection. Materials are organized alphabetically and by material type. Estimated dates assigned to the drawings are based on the dates assigned to similar drawings by...
Dates: Circa 1950-1996

C. Dorflinger & Sons Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0035
Scope and Contents This collection of records and design drawings of an American glass and cut glass manufacturer consists of two series:

(1) Ledgers, Notebooks, and Price Lists, 1895-1921

(2) Design Drawings, Circa 1900-1920
Dates: 1895-1921

Frederick Carder Notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0018
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 38 personal notebooks that belonged to Frederick Carder. These notebooks document Carder’s recipes for making different types of glass, his general observations on glassmaking during his travels, his training in art and science, and his ideas for glass designs, techniques and equipment. Loose materials were inserted in the front of some of the notebooks. There is also one notebook that belonged to Frederick Carder’s son, Cyril. The notebooks are described, but not...
Dates: 1867-1948; Majority of material found within 1881-1948

Karen S. Chambers Collection on Contemporary Glass Artists

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0019
Scope and Contents Researchers will find a wealth of collected and original information on various contemporary glass artists in this collection. The combination of materials--slides, paper records, and audio--offers unique views into the lives and work of contemporary glass artists. The collection is divided into three series:

(1) Slides, 1930-2001

(2) Correspondence and Subject Files, 1954-2002

(3) Interviews, 1983-1997
Dates: 1930-2002

Leland A. Cook Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0206
Scope and Contents This collection documents the rich and varied career, Leland A. Cook, former advertising photographer for Tiffany and Company.

This collection consists of five series:

(1) Tiffany and Company Working Files, 1958-1999

(2) Bolton Family Research Files, 1820-1970

(3) Correspondence and Subject Files, 1904-1998

(4) Photographic Materials, 1960-1990

(5) Personal Papers, 1915-2009
Dates: 1820-2009; Majority of material found within 1950-1980

Corning Glass Works Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0027
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials gathered over several decades pertaining to Corning Glass Works (since 1989, Corning Incorporated) and its products. Researchers should note that Corning Incorporated maintains its historic records of enduring value within the the Corning Incorporated Archives. The Corning Incorporated Archives may be reached at the following email address: _archives@corning.incThis collection consists of two series:(1) Subject Files, 1868-2013...
Dates: 1868-2013

Corning Glass Works Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0028
Scope and Contents This set of early photographic prints of Corning Glass Works factories consists of two series:

(1) Original Factory, 1868-1889

(2) Reconstructed Factory, 1889-1905

Researchers should note that some of the photographs have been dated according to the number of factory smokestacks depicted in the images. There were five in 1888, eight in 1891 and 1898, ten in 1903, and twelve in 1905.
Dates: 1868-1905

Corning Museum of Glass Artifacts

 Record Group
Identifier: CMOG-RG20
Scope and Contents This collection consists of museum-related objects given to the archives by various museum departments and external donors.
Dates: 1951-2002

Corning Museum of Glass Collections Management Department

 Record Group
Identifier: CMOG-RG19
Scope and Contents This record group contains documentation regarding the museum's exhibitions.
Dates: 1958-

Corning Museum of Glass Education Department

 Record Group
Identifier: CMOG-RG10
Scope and Contents Records of the department charged with the interpretation of museum collections to visitors. Includes documentation of the docent and volunteer program, the Junior Curators Program, the Student Art Show, and other interpretive initiatives carried out by the Corning Museum of Glass.
Dates: Circa 1951-2017

Corning Museum of Glass Innovation Center

 Record Group
Identifier: CMOG-RG22
Scope and Contents This record group includes materials created and collected in the development of The Corning Museum's of Glass Innovation Center, an interactive glass science and technology exhibit.
Dates: Circa 1990-1999

Corning Museum of Glass New Glass Review

 Record Group
Identifier: CMOG-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 three record series:

1. Contemporary Glass Records, 1976-1979

2. New Glass Review Records, 1980-2015

3. New Glass Review Images, 1976-2006
Dates: 1976-2015

Corning Museum of Glass Studio

 Record Group
Identifier: CMOG-RG18
Dates: 1996-2000

L. Earl Dambach Papers

 Collection
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, among 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...
Dates: 1955-1966

Bandhu Scott Dunham Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1989-2016

Erwin Eisch Artwork and Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0225
Scope and Contents This small set of drawings, monoprints, and accompanying correspondence includes of thirteen original works of original art created for Suzanne K. Frantz, a Corning Museum of Glass curator and friend of the artist. Most of them bear a personal dedication to Frantz.

Materials are largely organized chronologically.
Dates: 1992-2002

George Erml Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0177
Scope and Contents The George Erml Photograph Collection, a set of images created by a architectural and portrait photographer, is arranged in two series:

1. Images of Glass Artists' Works, Undated

2. Photographs of Glass Artists, Undated
Dates: Undated

External Media about the Corning Museum of Glass

 Record Group
Identifier: CMOG-RG04
Dates: 1951-2017

Johannes Feenstra Collection

 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....
Dates: 1978-2000

David J. Fischer Book Conservation Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0043
Scope and Contents [If a multi-level record, write a very brief abstract. This collection consists of XX series: (1) [Name of Series 1, YYYY-YYYY] (2) [Name of Series 2, YYYY-YYYY] etc.]
Dates: 1973-1975

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