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Stained Glass Association of America Records

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Identifier: MS-0205
Scope and Contents The Stained Glass Association of America Records document the activities of a professional association for stained glass designers, fabricators, and studio owners. The collection is divided into seven series: (1) Executive Functions, 1922-2008(2) Committees, 1922-2012(3) Photographs and Negatives, 1952-2000(4) Slides, 1947-1991(5) Scrapbooks, Circa 1960-1969(6) Artifacts, 1981-2003(7) Audiovisual...
Dates: 1922-2012

Stanger Family Collection

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Identifier: MS-0228
Scope and Contents This small collection consists of materials created by various members of the Stanger family, a German American glassmaking family. Best represented in the collection are Thomas Stanger and Thomas Wriggins Stanger, two different glassmakers in the family who were active in the mid-19th century. Thomas Stanger's correspondence to his brother, John M. Stanger, conveys details about the challenges of making "egg minerals" (bottles that are rounded on the bottom), poor working...
Dates: 1845-1858

Jerome Strauss Papers

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Identifier: MS-0147
Scope and Contents These personal papers documenting the activities of a noted glass collector are divided into seven series:(1) Biographical and Collection Information, 1935-1977(2) Correspondence, 1930-1978(3) Scholarship and Exhibitions, 1955-1975(4) Journal and Magazine Articles on Glass, 1903-1976(5) Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation Records, 1947-1978(6) Photographs, 1960-1966, Undated(7) Miscellaneous Materials, Circa...
Dates: 1903-1978; Majority of material found within 1930-1978

Virginia Dadswell Sturm Collection on the Glass Harmonica

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0148
Scope and Contents This collection consists of documents surrounding Virginia Dadswell Sturm's research about, ownership of, and performances on an early 19th century glass harmonica. Materials are divided into four series:

(1) Correspondence and Research Materials, 1924-1976

(2) Photographic Materials and Printing Plates, Undated

(3) Sheet Music, Circa 1940-1950

(4) Personal Materials, 1944-1977
Dates: 1926-1977

T.G. Hawkes & Co. Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0063
Scope and Contents These records document a highly successful glass cutting firm in Corning, New York and the three generations of the Hawkes family that owned and operated the firm. The records are divided into three series:

Series 01: Corporate Records, 1880-1976

Series 02: Family and Personal Papers, 1880-1977

Series 03: Artifacts and Artwork, Circa 1880-1920
Dates: 1880-1977

Katharine Lamb Tait Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0153
Scope and Contents These papers of a stained glass artist are divided into two series:

(1) Business Records, 1903-2004

(2) Personal Papers and Artifacts, 1896-2010
Dates: 1896-2010

Terry Moyemont _The Glass Dimension_ Footage and Production Files

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Identifier: MS-0091
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an accumulation of materials about the lives and work of Czech glass artists Stanislav Libenský and Jaroslava Brychtová created to produce the documentary film _The Glass Dimension_. It includes film footage; correspondence, essays, translations, and project details; and interviews. The collection focuses on Libenský and Brychtová, but also includes documents related to Dale Chihuly's Prague Show (1991-1992).Series 1: Video Recordings on DVD (Access...
Dates: 1990-1995

George L. Thompson Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 01, Folder: 01
Identifier: SC-0001
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one letter written by George L. Thompson to Lynn B. Rogut in 1975. In the letter he responds to questions received in an earlier letter from Rogut about his background and what influenced his design for Steuben's glass sculpture "Sea Breeze." In conclusion, he asks to see a copy of her finished paper.
Dates: 1975

William Warmus Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0218
Scope and Contents The William Warmus Papers document the work of a curator, writer, and appraisal expert who specializes in glass art objects. This collection consists of 12 series:(1) Planners and Appointment Books, 1977-2004 (2) Notebooks and Journals, 1976-2014 (3) Exhibitions, Conferences, and Projects, 1968-2014 (4) Notes, Lectures, and Writing, 1885-2016 (5) Board Service Records, 1980-2013 (6) Personal, Circa 1970-2012...
Dates: 1885-2016; Majority of material found within 1975-2014

Gladys Davidson Weinberg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0164
Scope and Contents The personal papers of archaeologist and ancient / medieval glass scholar Gladys Davidson Weinberg are divided into four series:

(1) Correspondence and Research Files, 1937-2000 (2) Photographs and Sketches, 1951-1991 (3) Miscellaneous Materials, 1948-1995 (4) Journal Articles, 1910-1997
Dates: 1910-2000

Westminster (London, England) Collection on the London Blitz

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Identifier: MS-0022
Scope and Contents The Westminster (London, England) Collection on the London Blitz consists largely of promotional pamphlets, posters, brochures, catalogs, and designs sent to the City Engineer and Surveyor of Westminster from various British manufacturing companies. They advertise glass-related items adhering to the new Air Raid Precautions (ARP) requirements for war-time lighting and window installation. Specific objects marketed include tools to obscure light, portable electric lanterns with special glass,...
Dates: 1936-1943

Harry Hall White Papers

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Identifier: MS-0203
Scope and Contents Personal papers of a glass bottle collector and American glass researcher, which include records collected from the Charles Yockel firm of Philadelphia, a manufacturer of glass molds.

The papers are divided into three series:

(1) Photographs, Circa 1920-1940

(2) Correspondence and Subject Files, 1754-1944

(3) Charles Yockel (Firm) Records, 1873-1924
Dates: 1754-1944

Dianne M. Williams Collection on Pyrex

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Identifier: MS-0156
Scope and Contents The collected primary source materials assembled by Pyrex collector Dianne M. Williams are arranged into five series:

(1) Advertisements, 1915-1980

(2) Photocopied Advertisements, 1915-1986

(3) Booklets, 1922-1943

(4) Ephemera, 1907-1949

(5) Dianne M. Williams Pyrex Book Manuscript, Circa 2010
Dates: 1907-2010

Larry Williams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0166
Scope and Contents The Larry Williams Papers consist of materials relating to itinerant glass workers. It includes a small amount of correspondence, clippings and other printed materials, and photographs of glass workers.

This collection consists of three series:

(1) Correspondence, 1956

(2) Printed Materials, 1941-1966

(3) Photographic Prints, Circa 1930-1979
Dates: Circa 1930-1986; Majority of material found within 1940-1970

David Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0210
Scope and Contents The David Wilson Papers consist predominantly of materials related to projects on which the stained glass artist and designer worked. There are six series in the collection:

(1) Projects, 1965-2018

(2) Photographic Materials, 1965-2007

(3) Professional Materials, 1941-2012

(4) Correspondence, 1975-2014

(5) Miscellaneous, Undated

(6) Audio/Visual Materials, 1991-2013
Dates: 1941-2018

Kenneth M. Wilson and Jane Shadel Spillman References to Glass Found in 19th Century Sources

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Identifier: MS-0213
Scope and Contents This collection consists of index cards containing citations that point to 19th century published sources (newspapers, periodicals, and books). Researchers will also find 18th and 20th century references, including references to The Journal of Glass Studies. Citations are not always complete and may require additional research to verify and locate the cited source. The cards are arranged into two categories: Glass Topics and Glass Companies. Within each category, the cards are...
Dates: Circa 1950-1979

Women's International Glass Workshop Records

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Identifier: MS-0216
Scope and Contents The Women's International Glass Workshop Records are arranged by name of member, in the order in which they arrived at the Library. Records include information on the Workshop held in the member's home country, along with examples of personal work. In addition, each member has provided a written statement on how she came to be a part of this group, and what the group has meant to her and her artistic endeavors. Additional contributions from members will continue, and this finding aid will be...
Dates: 1984-2019

Frederick J. Wythe Papers on Emhart Corporation

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Identifier: MS-0172
Scope and Contents The Frederick J. Wythe Papers on Emhart Corporation were collected by Frederick J. Wythe, a research and development engineer at the Hartford-Empire Corporation, which changed its name to Emhart Corporation in 1951. The materials were assembled over the course of his career at the company, which manufactured glass containers and machinery for the glass production industry.The papers consist of five series:(1) Technical Publications, 1944-1978(2) Interoffice...
Dates: 1925-1982; Majority of material found within 1944-1978

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