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Charles Fergus Binns papers, 1875-1934

Creator:
Binns, Charles Fergus, 1857-1934  Search this
Binns, Charles Fergus, 1857-1934  Search this
Subject:
American Ceramic Society  Search this
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Society of Arts and Crafts (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Topic:
Ceramics  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6727
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208852
AAA_collcode_binnchar
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Lives of American Artists
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208852

Fish, Farnum T.

Collection Creator:
Morehouse, Harold E., 1894-1973  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 24
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Harold E. Morehouse Flying Pioneers Biographies Collection, Acc. XXXX-0450, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Harold E. Morehouse Flying Pioneers Biographies collection
Harold E. Morehouse Flying Pioneers Biographies collection / Series 1.1: Biographies of Flying Pioneers 1.1
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0450-ref125
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Charles Fergus Binns papers

Creator:
Binns, Charles Fergus, 1857-1934  Search this
Names:
American Ceramic Society  Search this
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Society of Arts and Crafts (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Extent:
6 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1875-1934
Scope and Contents:
Biographical materials, including an autobiographical sketch, brief biographies by family members, and certificates of naturalization and membership; correspondence, 1897-1931, with family members, ceramic manufacturers, potters, art educators, museum curators and administrators, and former students; subject files on: the American Ceramic Society, the Charles Fergus Binns Medal; Ceramic Alumni Association, and exhibitions of Binns' work. Subject files include correspondence, meetings minutes, and printed materials. Also included are lectures and speeches by Binns; writings; and 10 photographs, undated & 1901-1935, of Binns and of his works of art.
Arrangement:
Correspondence is organized chronologically and then alphabetically within each year or group of years.
Biographical / Historical:
Charles Fergus Binns (1857-1934) was a ceramist, educator, and art administrator. From 1900 until his retirement in 1931, Charles F. Binns was Director of the New York State School of Clayworking and Ceramics at Alfred University. Binns was a frequent contributor to ceramic periodicals and publications including monthly columns of technical advice. He helped found the American Ceramics Society in 1899 and served as its president in 1901 and secretary from 1918 to 1922. Among the awards Binns received for his work in art pottery and glazes are the Logan Medal from the Art Institute of Chicage in 1919 and the Medal of the Boston Society of Arts and Crafts in 1922.
Provenance:
The Charles Fergus Binns papers consist of three sections, each given to the New York State College of Ceramics by different donors. Biographical materials and photographs were donated by Binns grandchildren. The "Office Files" of the collection, which primarily contain general correspondence, were discovered on the ceramic school campus in March, 1981, by W. Richard Ott, Dean of the College, and placed in the College Archives. The lectures, speeches, and writings (listed on the Alfred University inventory as "Manuscripts and Typescripts") were given circa 1978 by John McMahon, former Dean of the College.
Correspondence for the years 1910-1920 has not been found, except for the letters between Binns and Adelaide and Samuel Robineau from 1914 to 1920. In addition, no letters from Binns, filed under A-L, have been located for the year 1922. Only selected portions of the lectures, speeches, and writings have been filmed. Technical correspondence, correspondence with prospective students, and requests for clay analyses have not been filmed.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Ceramicists  Search this
Topic:
Ceramics  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Citation:
Charles Fergus Binns papers, 1875-1934. Alfred University, New York State College of Ceramics. Microfilmed by the Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Art.
Identifier:
AAA.binnchar
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-binnchar

Farnum T. Fish Collection

Creator:
Fish, Farnum T., 1896-1978  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Technical notes
Photographic postcards
Date:
Circa 1912
Summary:
Farnum T. Fish (1896-1978) was an early aviator who flew his Wright (Co) Model B biplane in numerous air meets. This collection consists of five photographic post cards showing Fish and his aircraft as well as handwritten technical notes.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of five photographic post cards showing Farnum T. Fish and his Wright (Co) Model B biplane. Two of the post cards have caption information on the front. The collection also contains three pages of handwritten notes regarding various mechanical aspects of an aircraft, and a one page handwritten list of various tools.
Arrangement:
Collection is in original order.
Biographical / Historical:
Farnum T. Fish was born in 1896 in California. Fish learned to fly at the Wright Aviation School in Dayton, Ohio in 1911 and, on January 12, 1912, FAI Airplane Pilot's Certificate #85 was granted to him by the Aero Club of America. Fish immediately purchased a Wright (Co) Model B biplane and flew in his first air meet at Dominguez Field in Los Angeles, California from January 20 to 26, 1912. At the end of the meet, Fish was second in overall hours flown. Fish flew in another air meet at the Emeryville Race Track, Oakland, California from February 17 to 21, 1912 where he flew the first air mail into Oakland as a stunt. In April 1912, Fish began flying passengers at the Polo Grounds, Coronado, San Diego, where he also carried mail at a small local meet. In May of that year, Fish flew from Chicago to Milwaukee carrying 50 pounds of silk consigned to a department store. Throughout 1912, Fish took part in numerous air meets as well as flying passengers and mail. He also flew a newsreel photographer over the 1912 Vanderbilt Cup Races. In 1915, Fish began flying for Pancho Villa in Mexico where he was shot and wounded badly in the leg while flying over enemy forces. Fish managed to land the plane at his base before collapsing. Fish returned to the United States to recuperate and he was soon active flying in air meets and exhibitions again. In February 1918, Fish enlisted in the U. S. Army and accepted his commission as lieutenant in July 1918. In September of that year he was sent overseas as a test pilot for the U. S Army Signal Corps. He was discharged from the service in April 1919 and in June 1919 he joined the Air Service Officers Reserve Corps until his commission ended in 1934. Fish reentered active duty for a brief period in 1942. Following his military career, Fish was employed in the lumber business in Los Angeles, California for some time, as well as dabbling in ceramics manufacturing. Fish was known as the "Boy Aviator" throughout the early part of his career.
Provenance:
Unknown, Gift, Unknown, NASM.XXXX.0876
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Wright (Co) Model B  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics -- Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Technical notes
Photographic postcards
Citation:
Farnum T. Fish Collection, NASM.XXXX.0876, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0876
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0876

Chinese Ceramics, Manufacturing Process, background material

Collection Creator:
Pope, John Alexander, 1906-1982  Search this
Collection Source:
Aga-Olgu, Kamer, 1903-  Search this
Warner, Langdon (1881-1955)  Search this
Mayuyama, Junkichi, 1913-1999  Search this
Dubosc, Jean-Pierre, 1903  Search this
Container:
Box 27, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
John Alexander Pope Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
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John Alexander Pope Papers
John Alexander Pope Papers / Series 4: Research Materials: Subject Files / 4.2: Chinese Ceramics
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a1988-01-ref611

Chinese Ceramics, Manufacturing Process, 18th Century Watercolors, photographs, Sweden 1966

Collection Creator:
Pope, John Alexander, 1906-1982  Search this
Collection Source:
Aga-Olgu, Kamer, 1903-  Search this
Warner, Langdon (1881-1955)  Search this
Mayuyama, Junkichi, 1913-1999  Search this
Dubosc, Jean-Pierre, 1903  Search this
Container:
Box 27, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
John Alexander Pope Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
See more items in:
John Alexander Pope Papers
John Alexander Pope Papers / Series 4: Research Materials: Subject Files / 4.2: Chinese Ceramics
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a1988-01-ref612

Bennett Pottery Company Records

Creator:
Bennett, Edwin, 1818-1908 (potter)  Search this
Edwin Bennett Pottery Company  Search this
Source:
Ceramics and Glass, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Former owner:
Ceramics and Glass, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Names:
Bennett, Edwin Huston  Search this
Bennett, James  Search this
Extent:
4 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business records
Photographs
Place:
Baltimore (Md.)
Date:
1844-1881
Scope and Contents note:
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.
Arrangement:
Divided into 8 series: (1) Biographical, (2) Correspondence, (3) Bennett Pottery Co., (4) Catalogs, advertisements, stationary, etc., (5) Photographs, (6) Notebooks of formulae and receipts, (7)Printed Material, (8) Ledgers of the Seven Clay Co. (a subsidiary of Bennett Pottery Company).
Biographical/Historical note:
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.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Mrs. Portia M. Filbert, 1986, March.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
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.
Topic:
Pottery  Search this
Fires -- Maryland -- Baltimore  Search this
Disasters  Search this
Potters  Search this
Ceramics manufacturing  Search this
Artisans  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business records -- 19th century
Photographs -- 1900-1950
Citation:
Bennett Pottery Company Records, 1844-1881, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0213
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Bennett Pottery Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0213
Online Media:

Meissen plate

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
blue (overall color)
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, porcelain, hard-paste (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 in; 22.86 cm
overall: 22.9 cm; 9 1/32 in
overall: 1 1/8 in x 9 1/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 23.1775 cm
Object Name:
plate
Object Type:
plate
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
c.1750
1750
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
Credit Line:
Dr. Hans Syz
ID Number:
CE.63.248
Catalog number:
63.248
Accession number:
250446
Collector/donor number:
214a
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Domestic Furnishings
Art
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-d88a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_575012

Meissen plate

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
blue (overall color)
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, porcelain, hard-paste (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 1/4 in; 23.495 cm
overall: 1 1/8 in x 9 3/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 23.8125 cm
Object Name:
plate
Object Type:
plate
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1763-1764
1763-1764
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
Credit Line:
Dr. Hans Syz
ID Number:
CE.63.249
Catalog number:
63.249
Collector/donor number:
438
438a
Accession number:
250446
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Domestic Furnishings
Art
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-d9c9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_575022

Brett Pitcher Illustrating Bret Harte's Poem Plain Language from Truthful James

Physical Description:
ceramic (overall material)
porcelain (overall material)
yellow (overall color)
white (overall color)
red (overall color)
green (overall color)
blue (overall color)
gray (overall color)
molded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
average spatial: 25.07 cm x 17.145 cm x 26.67 cm; 9 7/8 in x 6 3/4 in x 10 1/2 in
Object Name:
Pitcher
Date made:
1876 - 1880
Associated dates:
1870 01 01+ / 1870 01 01+, 1870 12 31- / 1870 12 31-
Credit Line:
Jay and Emma Lewis
ID Number:
1991.0735.01
Catalog number:
1991.0735.01
Accession number:
1991.0735
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Transcontinental Railroad
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition:
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-4194-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1086417
Online Media:

Meissen red stoneware teapot

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
monochrome, rust (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, stoneware, refined (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 7/8 in; 12.3825 cm
Object Name:
teapot
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
1710-1715
Credit Line:
Hans C. Syz Collection
ID Number:
1980.0024.01ab
Accession number:
1980.0024
Catalog number:
1980.0024.01ab
Collector/donor number:
840
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Domestic Furnishings
Art
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-d4f3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_574964

Preview : Ron Arad, Gijs Bakker, Jasper Morrison, Marc Newson, Bruno Ninaber van Eyben, Benno Premsela : design for Cor Unum Ceramics / [edited by Yvònne G.J.M. Joris ; texts, Renny Ramakers]

Title:
Preview : design for Cor Unum Ceramics
Design for Cor Unum Ceramics
Author:
Ramakers, Renny  Search this
Joris, Yvònne G. J. M  Search this
Cor Unum (Firm)  Search this
Museum Het Kruithuis  Search this
Subject:
Cor Unum (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
59 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1993
C1993
20th century
Topic:
Pottery  Search this
Vases  Search this
Call number:
NK3930 .P94 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_503041

Ceramics, production, and exchange in the Petexbatun region : the economic parameters of the classic Maya collapse / Antonia E. Foias and Ronald L. Bishop

Author:
Foias, Antonia E  Search this
Bishop, Ronald L  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 554 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Guatemala
Petexbatún, Lake
Petexbatún, Lake (Guatemala)
Date:
2013
©2013
Topic:
Maya pottery  Search this
Mayas--Commerce  Search this
Mayas--Economic conditions  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Mayas  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_983518

Ceramic Manufacture and Use at Dolni Vestonice, 26,000 B.P

Author:
Vincenzini, P.  Search this
Vandiver, Pamela B.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1995
Topic:
Museum conservation methods  Search this
Museum techniques  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_56261

Lectures on the results of the Great exhibition of 1851 delivered before the Society of arts, manufactures, and commerce, at the suggestion of H. R. H. Prince Albert... 2d ser

Subject:
Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n50043081  Search this
Great Exhibition http://id.worldcat.org/fast/01405143  Search this
Physical description:
[iii]-vi, 466 pages 19 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
London (England)
England
London
Date:
1853
1851
Topic:
Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations  Search this
Call number:
T690.L1 L35X 1851
T690.L1L35X 1853
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_287081

[Trade catalogs from Roessler & Hasslacher Chemical Co.]

Variant company name:
also located in Niagara Falls, NY  Search this
Company Name:
Roessler & Hasslacher Chemical Co.  Search this
Notes content:
chemicals for all industries ; ceramic chemicals, minerals and oxides ; refrigerating chemicals; "Artic" ; unique front cover of ceramic dept. price list ; "Heat Treatment of Steels with Cyanides and Salts" ; "Warning Agents for Methyl Chloride in Refrigeration Systems" ; 1908-1932 ;
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and manual
Black and white images
Physical description:
9 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York City, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Refrigeration and ice-making equipment  Search this
Topic:
Ceramics  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Glass  Search this
Ice -- Manufacture  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_13571
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_13571

The father of our country?

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:16:21 +0000
Topic:
American History  Search this
See more posts:
Blog Feed
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_87bd5fa96e5bd2c0f6871360cd13bf5f

Ceramic manufacture in North Staffordshire 1600-1760 : a study of internal developments and external influences / by G.W. Elliott

Author:
Elliott, G. W  Search this
Physical description:
252 leaves, 34, [12] plates : ill., maps ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
England
Staffordshire
Date:
1981
1981?]
17th century
18th century
Topic:
Pottery  Search this
Call number:
NK4087.S7 E45 1981
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_827651

Clay resource specialization in ancient Tanzania : implications for cultural process / by S. Terry Childs

Author:
Childs, S. Terry  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Tanzania
Kagera Region
Date:
1988
Topic:
Pottery, Prehistoric  Search this
Ironworking  Search this
Metal-work, Prehistoric  Search this
Technology and civilization  Search this
Call number:
CC79.5.P6 C47 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_597891

Variability in ceramic manufacture at the Chodistaas site, east- central Arizona / by Patricia Louise Crown

Author:
Crown, Patricia L  Search this
Physical description:
xxi, 456 leaves : ill., maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Arizona
Chodistaas Pueblo (Ariz.)
Date:
1988
1981
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Indian pottery  Search this
Pottery, Prehistoric  Search this
Call number:
E78.A7 C95 1981a
E78.A7C95 1981a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_337138

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