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[Trade catalogs from Corning Glass Works]

Variant company name:
New York, NY  Search this
Company Name:
Corning Glass Works  Search this
Related companies:
Pyrex ; Corning ; Steuben ; MacBeth ; Electrical Products Div. ; Electronics Div. ; Industrial Div. ; Laboratory Glassware Div. ; Laboratory & Pharmaceutical Div. ; Lighting Sales Dept. ; MacBeth-Evans Div. ; Steuben Glass ; Technical Products Div. ; Conaphore Sales Div. ; Gilford ; Gilford Instrument Laboratories, Inc. (Oberlin, OH) ; Steuben Glass Inc. ; Science Products ; Corning Inc. (changed in 1989)  Search this
Notes content:
Radio insulators ; capacitators ; resistors ; inductors ; circuit grid boards ; Lens and lens panels for lighting ; Architectural and decorative glass ; Glass valves ; glass pipes ; lubricator and oil cup glasses ; gauge glass ; sight glass ; plate glass ; windshield glass ; Ovenware ; flameware ; Glassware for railroad, marine, and traffic service ; signal glassware ; power insulators ; Color filters ; Biotechnology lab ware ; Spectrophotometer ; EIA analyzers ; cuvettes Press releases ; Historical/promotional pieces on glass making ; Technical papers ; Annual report ; "Corningware" ; scientific instruments ; laboratory glassware ; water purification equipment ; demineralizers ; Decorative glass for the home Christmas 1969 catalog, Fall 1992 catalog ; (1958) pyrex laboratory glassware catalog (LG1) ; (1971) Pyrex, Vycor, and Corning brand laboratory glassware ; (1956) Catalog CA-2 Custom-made laboratory glassware by Corning featuring Pyrex ; (1959) supplement No. 3 to catalog LG-1 x2 ; (1962) Binder with important changes made to catalog LG-2 in terms of pricing ; (1960) supplement 4-10 to catalog LG-1 concerning pyrex teflon plug labware...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists, manual, photographs and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
352 pieces; 11 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Corning, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Business services (advertising; marketing; organizational management; etc.)  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Curios; novelties and souvenirs  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Radios and radio equipment  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Business  Search this
Candles  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Collectibles  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
Glass  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Lamps  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_11702
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_11702

Interview with John Watson for the Today's world radio series

Creator:
Watson, John  Search this
Wechter, Vivienne Thaul  Search this
Subject:
Watson, John  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1973 May 3
Topic:
Landscape design  Search this
Lighting, Architectural and decorative  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11949
See more items in:
WFUV radio interviews relating to art, 1969-1973
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_11949

Tom Dixon : [catalog]

Issuing body:
Tom Dixon (Firm)  Search this
Subject:
Tom Dixon (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Place:
England
Date:
200u
Topic:
Furniture  Search this
Lighting, Architectural and decorative  Search this
Call number:
NK2265 .T66 2000z
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1045300

Caldwell & Company collection

Creator:
Caldwell & Company.  Search this
Names:
Cooper-Hewitt Design Archive  Search this
E.T. Caldwell Lighting Company  Search this
Edward F. Caldwell & Company  Search this
Frick Collection  Search this
Plastic Illuminating Company  Search this
St. Patrick's Cathedral (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Waldorf-Astoria Hotel (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
White House (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Caldwell, Edward F.  Search this
Von Lossberg, Victor F.  Search this
Extent:
56,000 Photographs (Black and white photographs in albums)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1894-[circa 1944]
Summary:
This collection spans the years 1894-circa 1944 and contains approximately 56,000 black and white photographs. The photographs are mounted in 148 large (22"x18") and 93 small (12"x14") albums. About 5,000 are mounted individually. The images depict the full repertoire of Caldwell products. Since all of Caldwell's designs were custom made for each project, these photographs were used to illustrate all of the many designs for lighting they produced.
Arrangement note:
Unprocessed.
Biographical/Historical note:
Edward F. Caldwell and Victor F. von Lossberg founded Edward F. Caldwell & Company in 1894 in New York City. They became the most prominent manufacturers of custom lighting fixtures and metalwork in the late 19th to early 20th centuries. Their success was due to their ability to incorporate popular and eclectic styles from French Neoclassical to Art Deco into their designs for electric lighting fixtures.

Since they worked with the leading architects of the day, Caldwell lighting fixtures and decorative metalwork appeared in many major building projects, including the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Andrew Carnegie's mansion (now home to Cooper Hewitt), and the 1902 renovation of the White House. For these projects, architectural plans would be brought in and drawings and occasionally models would be created. By the 1920s, Caldwell & Company had one of the largest foundries in New York City. They were one of the few American firms that mastered the techniques for applying enamel decorations to metalwork and were renowned for their casting and gilding of bronze. They produced fine metalwork objects such as tables, lamps, clocks, desk sets, fire screens, and statues.

All items were custom made with few exceptions. Due to the Depression, the firm was forced to scale down their operation. The company was liquidated by the Internal Revenue Service in 1956, but reorganized and reemerged that same year as E.T. Caldwell Lighting Company. The Plastic Illuminating Company was a subsidiary of the Caldwell Lighting Company. The company eventually went out of business entirely in 1959.
Location of Other Archival Materials Note:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Drawings and Prints Department. Approximately 5,000 presentation drawings in pencil and watercolor of proposed and realized designs for custom made lamps, chandeliers, and wall brackets for installation in the 1902 White House, the Frick Collection Library Building, and the Cleveland Public Library, among other buildings. Again, since all of the company's projects were done to the specifications of the individual client, these drawings were an essential part of the communication between lighting designer and architect.
The New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archive Section. The business records of E.T. Caldwell Lighting Company of New York City, and its predecessor Edward F. Caldwell & Co., including leters, draughtman's sketches, group schedule of designs, design records, invoice books, ledgers, and records of the firm's subsidiary, the Plastic Illuminating Company. Covers the period, 1909-1959.
Restrictions:
Unprocessed; access in limited. Permission of Library Director required for use.
Occupation:
Lighting designers  Search this
Topic:
Metal-work -- United States  Search this
Lighting, Architectural and decorative -- Design  Search this
Lighting -- Design -- United States  Search this
Wall sconces  Search this
Chandeliers  Search this
Lamps -- Design  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white photographs
Identifier:
SIL-CH.1995-79-1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sil-ch-1995-79-1

Luminaire moderne

Author:
Henriot, Gabriel 1880-  Search this
Subject:
Exposition internationale (1937 : Paris, France)  Search this
Physical description:
4 p. l., 48 leaves of plates ; 34 x 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1937
[1937]
20th century
Topic:
Lighting  Search this
Lighting, Architectural and decorative  Search this
Lamps  Search this
Call number:
NK8360 .H374X
NK8360 .H374X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_93668

Tribute to W.A.S. Benson / [introduction by Oscar Graf]

Title:
William Arthur Smith Benson
Designer:
Benson, W. A. S (William Arthur Smith) 1854-1924  Search this
Writer of introduction:
Graf, Oscar  Search this
Sponsoring body:
Oscar Graf Decorative Arts (Firm)  Search this
Subject:
Benson, W. A. S (William Arthur Smith) 1854-1924  Search this
Physical description:
41 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
England
Date:
2015
[2015]
Topic:
Lighting, Architectural and decorative  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Call number:
NK2115.5.L5 B46 2015
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1102911

Ingo Maurer : products 2012/2013 : in alphabetical order

Title:
Products 2012/2013 : in alphabetical order
Author:
Ingo Maurer GmbH  Search this
Subject:
Ingo Maurer GmbH  Search this
Physical description:
1 folded sheet : color illustrations (chiefly color) ; 178 x 27 cm folded to 27 x 20 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
2012
2013
Topic:
Lighting, Architectural and decorative  Search this
Electric lamps--Design and construction  Search this
Electric light fixtures  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1089379

Ingo Maurer / Fotografie: Tom Vack ; Grafik Design/Realisierung: Frank Koschembar ; Koordination: Claude Maurer, Hagen Sczech, Peter Wachowich

Title:
News 2012
Author:
Ingo Maurer GmbH  Search this
Photographer expression:
Vack, Tom  Search this
Subject:
Ingo Maurer GmbH  Search this
Physical description:
approximately 60 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
2012
Topic:
Lighting, Architectural and decorative  Search this
Electric lamps--Design and construction  Search this
Electric light fixtures  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1089306

Edward F. Caldwell & Co. design records (account books)

Title:
Edward F. Caldwell and Company design records (account books)
Creator:
Edw. F. Caldwell & Co.  Search this
Current owner:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Library  Search this
Subject:
Edw. F. Caldwell & Co  Search this
Physical description:
23 microfilm reels : illustrations ; 35 mm
Type:
Manuscripts
Records and correspondence
Business records
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
1900
1900-1941
Topic:
Account books  Search this
Lighting, Architectural and decorative  Search this
Metal-work  Search this
Call number:
mfm 006195
Restrictions & Rights:
Use by appointment with Cooper Hewitt Library staff.
Copyright restrictions may apply.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1067114

FontanaArte / art direction, Lorenzo Butti ; photography, Maurizio Cavallasca

Title:
Fontana Arte
Author:
Fontana arte (Firm)  Search this
Subject:
Fontana arte (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
259 pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Italy
Date:
2015
Topic:
Lighting, Architectural and decorative  Search this
Electric lamps  Search this
Furniture design  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1071013

Lindsey Adelman Studio

Creator:
Lindsey Adelman Studio  Search this
Subject:
Lindsey Adelman Studio  Search this
Physical description:
159 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
United States
Date:
2015
21st century
Topic:
Lighting, Architectural and decorative  Search this
Design--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1059328

Ingo Maurer

Artist:
Ingo Maurer GmbH  Search this
Subject:
Ingo Maurer GmbH  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
2013
Topic:
Lighting, Architectural and decorative  Search this
Electric lamps--Design and construction  Search this
Electric light fixtures  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1073033

International lighting design / [editor], Jeremy Myerson ; assistant editor, Jennifer Hudson

Author:
Myerson, Jeremy  Search this
Funder/sponsor:
Charles Frederick Schweinfurth Memorial Library OCl  Search this
Physical description:
191 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1996
Topic:
Electric lighting--Design  Search this
Lighting, Architectural and decorative--Design  Search this
Lighting--Design  Search this
Design  Search this
Call number:
TH7703 .I56 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_827776

Provoking magic : lighting of Ingo Maurer / Kim Hastreiter, ... [et al.]

Author:
Maurer, Ingo 1932-  Search this
Hastreiter, Kim  Search this
Cooper-Hewitt Museum  Search this
Subject:
Maurer, Ingo 1932-  Search this
Physical description:
160 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2007
C2007
Topic:
Lighting, Architectural and decorative  Search this
Call number:
NK2155.5.L5 P77 2007
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_829415

Licht=Light & design

Title:
Licht light and design
Light and design
Author:
Stichting Interieur  Search this
International Biennial for Interior Design Creativity (16th : 1998 : Kortrijk, Belgium)  Search this
Physical description:
127 p. : ill. (col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Europe
Date:
1998
C1998
Topic:
Lighting, Architectural and decorative  Search this
Interior lighting  Search this
Light in architecture  Search this
Call number:
NK2115.5.L5 L53 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_713017

Bauhausleuchten? Kandemlicht! : die Zusammenarbeit des Bauhauses mit der Leipziger Firma Kandem = Bauhaus lighting? Kandem light! : the collaboration of the Bauhaus with the Leipzig company Kandem / Justus A. Binroth ... [et al. ; Übersetzung, Joan Clough]

Title:
Bauhaus lighting? Kandem light! : the collaboration of the Bauhaus with the Leipzig company Kandem
Zusammenarbeit des Bauhauses mit der Leipziger Firma Kandem
Collaboration of the Bauhaus with the Leipzig company Kandem
Author:
Binroth, Justus A  Search this
Grassimuseum  Search this
Bauhaus-Archiv, Museum für Gestaltung  Search this
Subject:
Bauhaus  Search this
Physical description:
221 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Germany
Date:
2002
C2002
20th century
Topic:
Electric lighting--Design--History  Search this
Lighting, Architectural and decorative--History  Search this
Industrial arts--History  Search this
Call number:
TK4148.G3 B38 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_735188

Savoy lights / introduction by Graham Vickers ; photography by Phil Sayer

Author:
Vickers, Graham  Search this
Sayer, Philip  Search this
Pentagram Design  Search this
Subject:
Savoy Hotel (London, England)  Search this
Physical description:
[31] p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2000
[2000?]
Topic:
Electric lighting  Search this
Lighting, Architectural and decorative  Search this
Call number:
TX941.S3 V53 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_736548

Brilliant : lights & lighting / Jane Pavitt

Author:
Pavitt, Jane  Search this
Physical description:
127 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2004
C2004
Topic:
Lighting, Architectural and decorative  Search this
Electric lighting--Design  Search this
Call number:
NK2115.5.L5 P38 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_742022

Décors éphémères : les expositions jeux d'eau et de lumière / André Granet ; préface du Prince Louis Victor de Broglie

Title:
Décors éphémères, Paris, 1909-1948
Author:
Granet, André 1881-1974  Search this
Broglie, Louis de 1892-1987  Search this
Photographer:
Chevojon, Albert 1865-1925  Search this
Borremans  Search this
Printer:
E. Desfossés-Neogravure (Firm)  Search this
Subject:
Grand Palais (Paris, France)  Search this
Exposition internationale (1937 : Paris, France)  Search this
Exposition coloniale internationale de Paris (1931)  Search this
Physical description:
52, [128] pages : chiefly illustrations, plans ; 35 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
France
Paris
Date:
1948
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Electric lighting  Search this
Lighting, Architectural and decorative  Search this
Fountains  Search this
Tour Eiffel (Paris, France)  Search this
Call number:
TK4148.F8 G73 1948
TK4148 .F8 G73 1948
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_759992

W.A.S. Benson : arts and crafts luminary and pioneer of modern design / edited by Ian Hamerton

Author:
Hamerton, Ian  Search this
Subject:
Benson, W. A. S (William Arthur Smith) 1854-1924  Search this
Physical description:
303 p. : ill. (some col.), plans ; 30 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
2005
C2005
Topic:
Designers  Search this
Architects  Search this
Arts and crafts movement  Search this
Art metal-work--History  Search this
Lighting, Architectural and decorative  Search this
Call number:
NA997.B39 W37 2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_768538

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