Emory Kemp Glass and Ceramics Lantern Slide Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0138
Creators:
Kemp, Emory L. (Professor)
Dates:
1930's.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.1 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Seventeen photographic lantern slides on glass and pottery manufacture. Includes diagrams of a gas-fired glass tank, the Fourcault process for making plate glass, the Colburn process for making sheet glass, a recuperative glass tank, silica minerals, a graph of the time-temperature curve for annealing flat glass, and pictures of the Kastner Neill Process calcining furnace, a pug mill, kilns at West Virginia University and pottery made there, and a porcelain decorating factory.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
These slides were used as teaching aids at West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by C. A. Orr, 1989
Author
C.A. Orr
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Professor Emory L. Kemp, 1985, May 14.

Using the Collection
Glass plates, 3-1/4" x 4", silver gelatin.
Preferred Citation
Emory Kemp Glass and Ceramics Lantern Slides, ca. 1930s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Potters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Photographs -- Porcelain, American -- decorating Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Pottery industry -- U.S.A. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- China painting -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Ceramics -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Glass manufacture Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ceramists Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
West Virginia University. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives