Query: Porcelain -- 20th century
Fisher, Bruce & Company Records
Creators:
Fisher, Richard
Fisher, Bruce & Company.
Dates:
1920-1940s
Size:
3 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0370
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Fisher, Bruce & Company, importers of china, earthenware, and glassware, were located on Market Street, Philadelphia. The collection contains catalog pages and price lists for china, earthenware, and glassware imported from Belgium, Britain, France, and Italy, and some American ceramics.

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Andre Piette Collection
Creators:
Piette, Andre, 1934-1984 (ceramic designer, artist)
Dates:
1954-1979
Size:
8 Cubic feet (8 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0129
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents Andre Piette's career as an illustrator and designer. The materials include sketches, drawings, tracings, photographs (color transparencies, slides, and prints), and samples of wallpaper, designs for gift wrap, and a few textiles.

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Thomas Tucker and Tucker family papers
Creators:
Tucker, Thomas
Dates:
1823-1877
Size:
2 Items (partial microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.tuckthom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Thomas Tucker's pattern books, 1832-1838, including designs, receipes for colors and porcelain; price books, 1826-1846; 20th century clippings; letters from descendents; and letterbooks of Benjamin Tucker, 1823-1831, relating to the manufacture of porcelain by his son, William Ellis Tucker.

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Charles H. Land Papers
Creators:
Land, Charles H., 1847-1922
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974
Dates:
1860-1957
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0834
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents inventor and dentist Charles H. Land and consists of correspondence, financial records, patent records, articles, printed material, writings, sermons and photographs.

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Frans Wildenhain grant application
Creators:
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980
Dates:
1974
Size:
1 Item ((13 p. on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.wildfrga
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Wildenhain's application for a National Endowment for the Arts grant, 1974, in which he asks for support to work in a new medium, porcelain. A 12-page resume which lists training, exhibitions, prizes and awards, and other activities is included.

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Simon Lissim Papers
Creators:
Lissim, Simon, 1900-1981
Dates:
1924 - 1981
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1276
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection covers the period 1924-81 and consists of exhibition catalogs, correspondence, photographs, slides, drawings, photostats, contracts, book proofs, and related biographical material on Lissim. Extensive material on the designer's work for the Sevres porcelain factory includes correspondence, original contracts, photographs of porcelains and designs for porcelains, slides, drawings, and invoices …

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Departmental Records
Creators:
Renwick Gallery
Dates:
1957, 1961-1989, 1997-2003
Size:
25 cu. ft. (25 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-128
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Renwick Gallery during the tenures of Lloyd E. Herman, Director, 1971-1986; Michael W. Monroe, Curator-in-Charge, 1986-1995; and Kenneth R. Trapp, Curator-in-Charge, 1995-2003. Topics covered include art organizations; craft fairs and craft schools; correspondence with museums within and outside of the United States and …

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Vickery, Atkins & Torrey records
Creators:
Vickery, Atkins & Torrey (Firm)
Dates:
[undated] and 1901-1930
Size:
12 Items ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.vickatki
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs, sketches, drawings, and business records.

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Howard F. Bowker Papers
Creators:
Bowker, Howard Franklin
Dates:
1930-1970
Size:
10 Cubic feet (35 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1462
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Howard F. Bowker, a coin collector and expert in the coinage of East Asia.

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Commercial Decal, Incorporated Corporate Records
Creators:
Commercial Decal, Inc.
Seliger, Charles, 1926-2009
Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978
Dates:
1926-1993, undated
Size:
4.62 Cubic feet (39 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0477
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Commercial Decal, Incorporated records consist of decals, photographs and advertising materials that trace the business transactions of Commercial Decal, Incorporated from its early creation through its closing in 1992. Most of the actual decals and patterns are from the early 1970s through 1992. The records of product orders, however, date back to …

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