Pewabic Pottery records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.pewapott
Creators:
Pewabic Pottery (Firm)
Dates:
1891-1973
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
10 Microfilm reels
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Business files and records; correspondence; files on commissions, consignments, and exhibitions; day books (16 vols.); order books; ledgers; legal documents; guest books; correspondence regarding inquiries, recipes, and tests for clays and glazes; photographs; information on the Pewabic Pottery building; and miscellaneous papers. Also includes some personal papers of Mary Chase Perry Stratton, such as a scrapbook, teaching records, tax returns, property documents, records, and day books of Revelation Kiln owned by Stratton.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Pottery center; Detroit, Mich. Founded in the early 1890s by Mary Chase Perry Stratton where she produced "Revelation Pottery." She experimented and developed potters' techniques and used specially developed kilns for firing, called Revelation Kilns. Michigan State University has subsequently acquired Pewabic Pottery.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1011-1020 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lender, Michigan State University, after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1975 by Pewabic Pottery.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Women potters -- Michigan -- Detroit Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pottery -- Michigan -- Detroit Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Decorative arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ceramicists Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Revelation Kiln Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
https://www.aaa.si.edu/services/questions
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