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Joel Philip Myers Papers

Identifier: MS-0105
Scope and Contents This collection documents the career of Studio Glass artist Joel Philip Myers. It is divided into eight series, two of which of been further arranged in subseries. The series arrangement of the materials is as follows: (1) Interviews, 2007(2) Portfolios, 1986, 2006(3) Projects, 1975-1976, 1993(4) Published Materials, 1965-2014(5) Writings, 2004(6) Miscellaneous, 1976-2013(7) Photographic Materials,...
Dates: 1958-2014

National American Glass Club Records

Identifier: MS-0106
Scope and Contents These records of an organization for collectors and scholars of glass arts, decorative arts, and craft consist of nine series: (1) Governance Records, 1942-2011(2) Meeting Minutes, 1933-2015(3) Correspondence, 1962-2001(4) Membership Records, 1935-2007(5) Publicity Materials, 1940-2021(6) Reports, 1934-2001(7) Programs and Seminar Records, 1987-2006 (8) Chapter Records, 1977-2007(9)...
Dates: 1933-2021

New England Paperweight Collectors Association Records

Identifier: MS-0182
Scope and Contents

This small set of organizational records documents the activities of paperweight collectors, dealers, and makers based in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and other northeastern states. The association's newsletter, largely complete from 1978 to 2014, makes up the bulk of the collection. Other materials include membership forms and photographs of members and events.

Materials are arranged in chronological order.

Dates: 1978-2014

Nitsche & Son Glass Engraving Collection

Identifier: MS-0110
Scope and Contents This collection documents the work of two generations of glass engravers in Bohemia and in Corning, New York. It contains documentation of Josef Nitsche's and Clement Nitsche's work histories, including Josef Nitsche's official employment record while working in Bohemia, a daybook documenting work completed by the Nitsche home cutting shop, receipts, design drawings by Clement Nitsche, and other materials. A family history with images may be found in "A Brief Illustrated Guide to the...
Dates: 1869-2018; Majority of material found within 1882-1938

Gregor Norman-Wilcox Amelung Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 01
Identifier: MS-0112
Scope and Contents This small collection consists primarily of incoming correspondence to Gregor Norman-Wilcox, former Curator of Decorative Arts at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, in 1932. The letters relate to identification of glass attributed to the Amelung Glass Manufactory and investigation of other sites associated with John Frederick Amelung. Correspondents include museum curators, antiques dealers, and owners of other pieces attributed to the manufactory, including Marshall L. Etchison, Rhea...
Dates: 1930-1933

Yoichi Ohira Artwork

Identifier: MS-0253
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of sketches, drawings, and other artwork by Yoichi Ohira. It is arranged alphabetically.

Dates: Circa 1972-1991

O. Joe Olson Papers

Identifier: MS-0114
Scope and Contents These papers of an avid carnival glass collector were culled from six boxes of periodicals and auction catalogs donated to The Corning Museum of Glass. The remaining papers, many of which consist of research materials for articles on carnival glass, were in poor order and fragmentary. They have been arranged by subject and document type for research access.Olson's research files include correspondence with dealers and collectors, drafts of articles, and photocopied primary and...
Dates: 1944-1978; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Leonard E. Padgett Papers

Identifier: MS-0115
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: 1976-1983

Mark Pendergrast Mirror Research Files

Identifier: MS-0120
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of research materials that Mark Pendergrast created and consulted while writing his 2003 award-winning book _Mirror, Mirror: A History of the Human Love Affair with Reflection_. It is divided into four series:

(1) Interview Transcriptions and Notes, 1969-2002

(2) Correspondence and Subject Files, 1719-2002

(3) Research Journals, 1990-2002

(4) Miscellaneous Materials, 1993-2004

Dates: 1719-2004; Majority of material found within 1985-2002

Phoenix Award Committee Records

Identifier: MS-0196
Scope and Contents

These records, which document the honoring of outstanding individuals in the field of glass science, production, and education, are divided into two series:

(1) Administrative Records, 1971-2019

(2) Award Ceremony Records, 1971-2016

Dates: 1971-2019

Robert Pinart Papers

Identifier: MS-0198
Scope and Contents

These personal papers of an award-winning 20th century stained glass artist known for abstract designs are divided into four series:

(1) Biographical and Personal Information, 1955-2017

(2) World War II Sketches and Artwork, 1939-2011

(3) Stained Glass Installation Files, 1952-2016

(4) Illustrated Published Works, 1956-1975

Dates: Circa 1939-2017

Leonard S. and Juliette K. Rakow Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 01, Folder: 04
Identifier: SC-0004
Scope and Contents

This small set of letters documents the Rakows' friendship with Sylvia and Herbert Jacobs, collectors of historic English ceramics. The letters, mostly written by the Rakows, describe trips abroad, impressions of glass and ceramic exhibitions and auctions, and mutual research interests. They also contain family news and expressions of gratitude for gifts and time spent together.

Dates: Circa 1974-1986

Seth Randal Studio Records

 Collection — Box: 01
Identifier: MS-0214
Scope and Contents The Seth Randal Studio Records consist almost exclusively of firing logs documenting the raw materials and firing times and temperatures used in creating kiln-cast and pate de verre objects. Of particular interest are Randal's color formulas used to achieve his signature reds and purples. In many cases, Randal made notes about the results of the process for future reference. The collection also includes a folder of miscellaneous glass technique information.The firing logs are...
Dates: 1989-2014

Rodefer Glass Company Records

Identifier: MS-0128
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of business records of an American glass manufacturer located in Bellaire, Ohio, that primarily produced glass objects and components for other manufacturers. The records are divided into five series:

(1) Financial Records, 1894-1914

(2) Production Record Books, 1900-1943

(3) Correspondence, 1910-1948

(4) Photographs, Undated

(5) Miscellaneous Materials, 1913-1969

Dates: 1894-1968; Majority of material found within 1894-1945

James H. Rose Collection on Glass Cup Plates

Identifier: MS-0130
Scope and Contents This small collection contains a hodgepodge of materials pertaining to Rose's research about and selling of American glass cup plates. It includes photographs of glass objects (mostly unidentified), price lists, annotated copies of Rose's own publications, scattered correspondence, materials relating to his wife (Mary Rose), and other miscellaneous materials. Perhaps the most interesting materials in the collection pertain to Albert C. Marble and include what are presumed to be photographs...
Dates: 1930-1985

Lawrence B. (Lawrence Bradford) Saint Collection

Identifier: MS-0132
Scope and Contents This collections comprises sketches, technical drawings, photographs, and ephemera assembled from various sources. Most of the materials document Saint's involvement in the design and fabrication of stained glass windows in the Washington National Cathedral. The William Thomas Hildrup, Jr. windows are particularly well documented; researchers will find twenty sketches, design drawings, and fragements of design drawings for those windows. Materials in the collection are arranged...
Dates: 1909-1940

Richard Scheaff Blown Three-Mold Glass Research Files

Identifier: MS-0136
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: 1990-2000

Seguso Vetri d'Arte Photographs

Identifier: MS-0219
Scope and Contents These photographic prints are duplicate images of glass objects from the Seguso Vetri d'Arte records that reside in the Glass Study Centre at Le Stanze del Vetro, Venice. It is unclear what percentage of the total photographic archives of Seguso Vetri d'Arte are represented in this set of images. The photographic prints include both black and white and color images and depict glass objects produced by Seguso Vetri d'Arte, including chandeliers, lamps, vessels, candlesticks, paperweights,...
Dates: Circa 1933-1971

Josh Simpson Papers

Identifier: MS-0149
Scope and Contents

These papers of a contemporary glass artist who specializes in paperweights made in planetary forms and themes are divided into two series:

(1) Articles and Ephemera, 1970-2017

(2) Audiovisual Materials and Web Sites, 1998-2019

Dates: 1970-2019

Beatrice S. Smith Research Files on Pomona Glass

Identifier: MS-0211
Scope and Contents This collection consists largely of the correspondence and subject files maintained by Beatrice Scheer Smith as she developed her interest in collecting and studying Pomona glass, an American mold-blown art glass. Smith used these files to write a book, _New England Pomona: Portrait of a Nineteenth-Century Art Glass_, published posthumously in 2018. Researchers will find both original and photocopied material in the files, including everything from copies of lectures and presentations...
Dates: 1950-2012

Ray Winfield Smith Papers

Identifier: MS-0143
Scope and Contents The personal papers of glass collector and scholar Ray Winfield Smith are divided into eight series:(1) Biographical Information, 1917-1984(2) Glass Research Notebooks and Cards, Circa 1934-1965 (3) Glass Collection Records, Circa 1935-1988 (4) Scholarship and Research Files, 1954-1962 (5) Photographs, Circa 1940-1965 (6) Journal Articles and Unpublished Manuscripts, 1742-1972 (7) Library Index Cards and...
Dates: 1742-1988; Majority of material found within 1935-1975

Robert Sowers Papers

Identifier: MS-0144
Scope and Contents

The Robert Sowers Papers comprise a set of professional papers documenting Sowers's career as a stained glass artist and scholar. The papers are divided into four series:

1. Artist Files, 1951-1991

2. Correspondence and Subject Files, 1938-1990

3. Design Drawings, Models, and Paintings, 1953-1984

4. Publications and Scholarly Works, 1954-1991

Dates: 1938-1991

Staffordshire Glassmaking Collection

Identifier: MS-0246
Scope and Contents

The collection includes documents on glassmaking from the Elizabethan era, as well as later materials produced by Captain W. Horridge during his research into historical glassmaking. It is divided into two series:

1. Elizabethan Glassmaking Documents, 1585-1617

2. Research Materials, Circa 1925-1956

Dates: 1585-1956

Stained Glass Association of America Records

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

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

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,...
Dates: 1903-1978; Majority of material found within 1930-1978

Virginia Dadswell Sturm Collection on the Glass Harmonica

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

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

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

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

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