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This collection consists of 46 design drawings for art deco interior and exterior light fixtures. Depicting a wide variety of desk and task lighting, ceiling fixtures, and standing lamps, the drawings were created with several different media -- pencil and color pencil, ink, watercolor, and gouache.
This small set of records contains some key documentation of the American Scientific Glassblowers Society, including its certificate of incorporation and bylaws, annual reports, information regarding the election of officers, and seminar / symposium registration forms and programs. However, researchers will find the records to be fragmentary.
This small collection contains large format photographic prints of glass objects sold through Art Centrum. Of the seventeen prints, thirteen of these are labeled on the back with the name of Czech Glass Artist, Vaclav Cigler. The other four prints have information about the object and pricing written on the back. These four prints are stamped by photographer George (Jiří) Erml.
The scrapbook includes original photographs, clippings, postcards, and design drawings of lighting fixtures collected by Alexander Swenson Alexander while traveling in Europe.
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
(2) Notebooks, Circa 1992-1998
(3) Performances, 1991-1998
(4) Promotional Materials, 1989-1999
(5) Photographs, 1991-1999
(6) Artifacts, Undated
(7) Audiovisual Materials, Circa 1990-1999
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.
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: Translations of Japanese Literature about Glass, Undated
Series 4: Personal Papers, 1890-1982
Series 5: Miscellaneous Materials, 1920s-1987
The Adolphe Bournique Collection 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, 1883-1977
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.
This collection consists of a ledger owned by Bristol Glass Works. The ledger was used to record sales from the company store. The ledger includes the dates November 1823 through September 1824. The ledger is 272 pages. The first 94 pages have been removed from the binding and pages 95-104 are missing.
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
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
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) Photographs, 1960-1990
(5) Personal Papers, 1915-2009
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.
This collection consists of museum-related objects given to the archives by various museum departments and external donors.
This record group contains documentation regarding the museum's temporary exhibitions. This finding aid is in progress, and the exhibition records described here represent only a small portion of the exhibition records in the institutional archives.
This record group includes materials created and gathered by curators in their work to develop and interpret the collection of The Corning Museum of Glass. It does not include registration records, which are maintained by the Collections Department.
Only processed records are described here. The archives holds additional unprocessed series within this record group.
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.
This record group includes materials created and collected in the development of The Corning Museum of Glass' Innovation Center, an interactive glass science and technology exhibit. Materials are arranged into three series: Research Files, Interviews and Biographical Information, and Oral History Recordings.
- The Rakow Research Library Manuscript Collection 126
- Corning Museum of Glass Museum Archives 10
- Glass artists -- United States -- 20th century -- Archives 11
- Glass painting and staining -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 7
- Glass artists -- United States -- 21st century -- Archives 5
- Glass artists -- 20th century -- Archival resources 3
- Glass blowing and working -- Archival resources 3
- Glass painting and staining -- United States -- 21st century -- Archival resources 3
- Glassware industry -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 3
- Women glass artists -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 3
- Amelung glass 2
- Corning Glass Works -- Buildings -- Pictorial works 2
- Cut glass -- Patterns -- Archival resources 2
- Glass artists -- Germany -- 20th century -- Archives 2
- Glass blowing and working 2
- Glass industry and trade -- United States -- 18th century -- Archival resources 2
- Glass manufacture -- Maryland -- History -- 18th century -- Archival resources 2
- Glass painters -- United States -- 20th century -- Archives 2
- Glass sculpture -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
- Glassware -- Design -- Archival resources 2
- Glassware -- United States -- History -- 18th century -- Archival resources 2
- Glassware industry -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Archival resources 2 + ∧ less
- English 125
- German 19
- French 17
- Czech 8
- Dutch; Flemish 5
- Japanese 5
- Italian 4
- Spanish; Castilian 4
- Portuguese 3
- Russian 3
- Chinese 2
- Multiple languages 2
- Swedish 2
- Finnish 1
- Hebrew 1
- Indonesian 1
- Korean 1
- Malay 1
- Polish 1 + ∧ less
- Corning Incorporated 7
- Corning Museum of Glass 5
- Steuben Glass (Firm) 4
- New Bremen Glass Manufactory 3
- Erml, George (1945 (date of birth) - 2008 (date of death)) 2
- Frantz, Susanne K. (1951 (date of birth) ) 2
- Palomar Observatory 2
- Stained Glass Association of America 2
- T.G. Hawkes & Co. 2
- Wilson, Frederick, 1858-1932 2
- A.F. Purdy & Co. 1
- A.M. Foster & Co. 1
- Alexander, Alexander Swenson (Approximately 1878 (date of birth)) 1
- Amelung, John Frederick, 1741 or 1742-1798 1
- American Glass Guild 1
- American Scientific Glassblowers Society 1
- Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass 1
- Arthur Churchill Ltd. (London, England) 1
- Atelier Emile Gallé 1
- B Team (Performance group) 1 + ∧ less