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Bennett Pottery Company Records, 1844-1881

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Author:
Bennett, Edwin (potter) 1818-1908
Edwin Bennett Pottery Company
Collector:
Ceramics and Glass, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Subject:
Bennett, James
Bennett, Edwin Huston
Physical description:
4 cubic feet: 6 boxes
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Business records
Place:
Maryland
Baltimore
Baltimore (Md.)
Date:
1844
1844-1881
1900-1950
19th century
Notes:
Bennett was the founder of the Edwin Bennett Pottery Company, Baltimore, Maryland which operated 1846-1936. Among the first wares produced were those for utilitarian purposes (e.g., mugs and plates). Bennett also experimented with clay bodies and glazes. Along with the company's subsidiaries, Edwin Bennett Company became one of the largest suppliers in the United States of hotel kitchen and tableware, chemical containers, public restroom fixtures, and roofing tiles.
Summary:
Early Bennett family histories, Edwin Bennett's autobiography, correspondence, 1914-1981, Bennett Pottery Company records, photographs, notebooks of clay and glaze formulae and other miscellaneous items, 1844-1981.
Includes 3 photographs related to the Baltimore fire, 1903-1905.
Cite as:
Bennett Pottery Company Records, 1844-1881, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Fires
Disasters
Artisans
Pottery
Ceramics manufacturing
Potters
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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