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Tōgeigama kiso chishiki to chikuyō kiroku Terada Yasuo = Ceramic kilns : basic knowledge and kiln construction documentation / Terada Yasuo

Title:
陶芸窯 : 基礎知識と築窯記錄 / 寺田康雄 = Ceramic kilns : basic knowledge and kiln construction documentation / Terada Yasuo
Tōgeiyō
Ceramic kilns : basic knowledge and kiln construction documentation
Author:
Terada, Yasuo 1948-  Search this
Physical description:
250 pages illustrations 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Japan
Date:
2020
Topic:
Kilns--Design and construction  Search this
Pottery--Equipment and supplies  Search this
Pottery, Japanese  Search this
Call number:
TT924 .T47 2020
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1145315

Oral history interview with Michael Cohen

Interviewee:
Cohen, Michael, 1936-  Search this
Interviewer:
Williams, Gerald, 1926-2014  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts  Search this
Massachusetts College of Art  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Burke, Ron  Search this
Glick, John Parker, 1938-  Search this
Goodwin, Harriet  Search this
Leach, Bernard, 1887-1979  Search this
Merritt, Francis Sumner, 1913-2000  Search this
Sedestrom, Bob  Search this
Voulkos, Peter, 1924-2002  Search this
Wyman, William, 1922-1980  Search this
Extent:
37 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2001 August 11
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Michael Cohen conducted 2001 August 11, by Gerry Williams, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at his home, in Pelham, Massachusetts.
Cohen speaks of his childhood, living outside of Boston, Massachusetts; his first adventures in art; attending Mass Art; his attraction to clay; his mentors; his first job with Bill Wyman; joining the Army; his travels; his unhappy experience at Cranbrook Academy of Art; his first studio in his mother's basement; enjoying his first summer at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and the other schools of craft; how his pottery is meant to be functional; his fear of dying at 59 and the great sculptural work he did in that year; exhibition shows and how they have changed over the course of his career; why he's moved to primarily making tiles; apprenticeship and the benefits of paying your apprentices; how expensive being in the pottery business has become; various teaching and workshop experiences; local pottery guilds he is a part of; the creation and design of his studio space; technological advances in the field and the distinctive tools he loves to use; specialized periodicals that he reads or looks at; what makes a pot beautiful; limitations in clay; commissions and the lack of benefits involved with commissions; the permanent collections of museums that he is a part of; how he thinks he will be remembered; his most memorable exhibitions; where he gets his ideas from; social and political issues he's involved in and how he does not include them in his work; the craft organizations; curators he's enjoyed working with; his ex-wife Harriet Goodwin and how their collaboration was important to his work. Cohen also recalls Francis Merritt, Bernard Leach, Peter Voulkos, Ron Burke, John Glick, Bob Sedestrom, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Michael Cohen (1936-) is a ceramist from Amherst, Massachusetts. Gerry Williams (1926-) is the editor of Studio Potter from Goffstown, New Hampshire.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr.; 6 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
For more information on how to access this interview contact Reference Services.
Occupation:
Ceramicists -- Massachusetts -- Interview  Search this
Topic:
Ceramics -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Ceramics -- Study and teaching  Search this
Ceramics -- Technique  Search this
Ceramics. -- Economic aspects  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Function:
Artists' studios
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.cohen01
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw941e71885-f8e1-4431-9dbe-e9e6c9e72351
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cohen01
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David Shaner papers

Creator:
Shaner, David, 1934-  Search this
Extent:
2.8 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drafts (documents)
Photographs
Manuscripts
Lectures
Notes
Notebooks
Essays
Date:
1937-2007
bulk 1968-1998
Summary:
The papers of ceramicist David Shaner measure 2.8 linear feet and date from 1937-2007, with the bulk of the material from 1968-1998. Shaner's career as a ceramicist in Big Fork, Montana, is documented through scattered correspondence, subject files, studio working files, writings and notes by Shaner and others, exhibition catalogs and other printed material, and photographs.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of ceramicist David Shaner measure 2.8 linear feet and date from 1937-2007, with the bulk of the material from 1968-1998. Shaner's career as a ceramicist in Big Fork, Montana, is documented through scattered correspondence, subject files, studio working files, writings and notes by Shaner and others, exhibition catalogs and other printed material, and photographs.

Scattered correspondence includes letters, cards, and postcards. Correspondence is primarily with friends and colleagues, but also includes a few letters from galleries and art organizations. Subject files document Shaner's activities as a professional ceramicist. The majority of the files are for art galleries, but also found are files are for studio equipment, supply companies, and professional organizations. Files may include correspondence, agreements, invoices, price lists, receipts, and press releases.

Shaner's studio working files consist of glaze formulas, his kiln log notebook, plans, and kiln documentation. Also found are his studio notes, lists, formulas, manuals and guides for various ceramic processes and tools. A series of writings and notes consist of notes by Shaner, including notes for his artist's statement, as well as draft manuscripts, lectures, and essays by others on the topic of ceramics.

Printed material includes articles documenting David Shaner's career, exhibition announcements and catalogs for exhibits of Shaner's work, and various publications about ceramics. A small number of photographs found within this collection depict kilns and kiln building events, unidentified artists and studio spaces, and artwork. Included is one photograph of David Shaner.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 6 series:

Missing Title

Series 1: Correspondence, circa 1978-1999 (Box 1; 3 folders)

Series 2: Subject Files, 1961-1998 (Box 1; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 3: Studio Working Files, circa 1951-1990s (Boxes 1-2; 8 folders)

Series 4: Writings and Notes, 1954-circa 1993 (Box 2; 6 folders)

Series 5: Printed Material, 1937-2007 (Boxes 2-4; 1.4 linear feet)

Series 6: Photographic Material, 1968-1990s (Box 4; 4 folders)
Biographical Note:
David Shaner (1934-2002) was a ceramist in Bigfork, Montana.

Shaner was born in Pottstown, Pennsylvania in 1934. He attended Kutztown State Teachers College and in 1957 entered the Master of Fine Arts program at Alfred University. After earning his MFA, he taught ceramics at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. In 1962 he and his wife Ann permanently relocated to Montana. Shaner served as director of the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, Montana from 1964-1970. He remained a prolific potter and respected teacher throughout his life. Shaner was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in 1995 and died in 2002.
Related Material:
Also found at the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with David Shaner, conducted by Gerald Williams on June 17, 2001.
Provenance:
The David Shaner papers were donated in 2010 by Ann Shaner, David Shaner's widow.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Ceramicists -- Montana  Search this
Topic:
Ceramics -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Pottery -- Technique  Search this
Glazes -- Formulae  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drafts (documents)
Photographs
Manuscripts
Lectures
Notes
Notebooks
Essays
Citation:
David Shaner papers, 1937-2007, bulk 1968-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.shandavi
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David Shaner papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94c779f7f-3957-4e8a-821d-77a7ab289087
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-shandavi
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Oral history interview with Paul Soldner

Creator:
Soldner, Paul  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Names:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Voulkos, Peter, 1924-2002  Search this
Extent:
77 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2003 April 27-28
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Paul Soldner conducted 2003 April 27-28, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Claremont, California.
Soldner describes his "wonderful" childhood; learning early in life that critiques hinder creativity; early interest in photography, including building his own enlargers; making a pottery wheel in high school; he recalls the 1933 World's Fair in Chicago and a wheel throwing demonstration by an "Appalachian potter"; his studies at Bluffton College in Ohio; teaching art in Ohio; his art studies at University of Colorado; working with Peter Voulkos at the Los Angeles County Art Institute [now Otis College of Art and Design] and constructing a studio with Voulkos; the importance of accidents, intuition, and invention in his work; how art movements and Eastern artists have influenced him; clay's durability and expressive qualities; he discusses his teaching philosophy and grading system; for beginners, the importance of producing quantity over quality; his role as the "godfather" of Anderson Ranch in Snowmass, Colorado; how he transformed the Scripps Annual ceramics show; he describes the evolution of his work in ten-year cycles, including his tall pots, raku, and "low-salt fuming" periods; his low-tech inventions; traveling and workshops; his definition of a craftsman; his evolution from pottery to sculpture; encouraging his students to "go farther" and experiment; dealers, galleries, and collectors; his aversion to art criticism; the impact of Eastern and Western religion on art; the importance of "surprise," "playfulness," and "energy" in the work; he compares his work to music; commissions and collaborations; subconscious and environmental influences on his work; and the future direction for contemporary ceramics. Soldner also recalls Katie Horsman, Kenneth Price, Jun Kaneko, Millard Sheets, Kaneshige, Cheever Meaders, Robert Arneson, John Mason, Fred Marer, Louana Lackey, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee Paul Soldner (1921- ) is a ceramist of Aspen, Colorado. Interviewer Mija Riedel is a curator, writer of San Francisco, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 5 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hr., 1 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Pottery -- Technique  Search this
Art -- Philosophy  Search this
Pottery -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.soldne03
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9eb7d7379-bb21-431b-b53b-4560df59b50b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-soldne03
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Oral history interview with J.B. Blunk

Interviewee:
Blunk, J. B., 1926-2002  Search this
Interviewer:
Adamson, Glenn  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Extent:
61 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2002 May 16
Scope and Contents:
An interview of J.B. Blunk conducted 2002 May 16, by Glenn Adamson, in Inverness, California, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.
Blunk speaks about his childhood in Kansas; his studies at UCLA; classes with ceramic artist Laura Andreson; Andreson taking her students to see an exhibition of Japanese potters; Japanese influence and his desire to go to Japan; his service in the United States Army during the Korean War and being stationed in Japan at the end of the war; meeting Isamu Noguchi for the first time at a Mingei ceramic shop; meeting potter Kitaoji Rosanjin through Noguchi's wife, Yoshiko; his apprenticeship with Rosanjin; wedging clay for Rosanjin; his living arrangements at Rosinjin's house; his work for potter Toyo Kaneshige and traveling with him to Bizen, Japan; Blunk's return to California; building a kiln; teaching pottery at a small art school near Santa Monica; meeting his wife and working with her at a children's camp; his work on a sheep ranch and making metal jewelry; his move to Inverness and the abundance of wood there; learning how to use a chain saw while constructing a roof for Gordon Onslow-Ford's home (designed by Warren Callister); the wood he sculpted for his own home; his travels in 1969 and 1970 to Mexico and Macchu Picchu; his bench, "Seating Sculpture, 1968-69," in the exhibition Objects: USA; his Redwood bench sculpture in the California Design exhibition at the Pasadena Art Museum; his exhibition at the Bolinas Museum; his method of making an arch sculpture out of cypress wood, including chiseling the wood with a gouge; his sculpture, "Six Stones," at Stanford University; his use of shoe dye to blacken his sculptures; the personality and tactile qualities in his work; sculpting wet wood; the difficulties of sculpting with eucalyptus and his fondness for redwood; his piece at the Tassajara Mountain Zen Center in Carmel Valley, California; a commission from the Orientation Center for the Blind, Albany, California; and the 1994 forest fire that threatened his house. Blunk also recalls Bruce Mitchell and Warren Callister.
Biographical / Historical:
J.B. Blunk (1926-2002) was a woodworker from Inverness, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 34 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Woodworkers -- California -- Interviews.  Search this
Ceramics -- Study and teaching  Search this
Woodwork -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Woodwork -- Technique  Search this
Sculptors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.blunk02
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e19639c5-7edb-4ad1-afe1-68d69d5d6d5b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-blunk02
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Warren MacKenzie

Interviewee:
MacKenzie, Warren, 1924-2018  Search this
Interviewer:
Silberman, Robert B. (Robert Bruce), 1950-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Art Institute of Chicago -- Student  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
University of Minnesota -- Faculty  Search this
Hamada, Shōji, 1894-1978  Search this
Leach, Bernard, 1887-1979  Search this
MacKenzie, Alixandra Kolesky, d. 1962  Search this
Extent:
44 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2002 October 29
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Warren MacKenzie conducted 2002 October 29, by Robert Silberman, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Stillwater, Minnesota.
MacKenzie speaks of his early childhood and eagerness to become a painter; being drafted in 1943; returning from active duty in the Army to find all the painting classes full and registering for a ceramic class; the significance of Bernard Leach's, "A Potter's Book" to his early ceramic education, and fellow classmates; his studies at the Chicago Art Institute; museums in Chicago; his first wife, potter, Alix MacKenzie; traveling to England to receive further training from Leach, first being rejected and then returning a year later to work 2 1/2 years at Leach Pottery at St. Ives; contacts such as Shoji Hamada, Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth, Terry Frost, Peter Lanyon, and others; his lack of interest in sculptural ceramics; the good remnants of Leach pottery pots in his pottery today; Korean and Japanese influences; the International Potters and Weavers Conference in 1952 and returning to the U.S.; Alix's role in arranging Hamada's tour of the U.S. and exhibition in St. Paul; building their first pottery; exhibitions at the Walker Arts Center; purchasing the best Hamada pot at the St. Paul exhibit; teaching at the University of Minnesota; his experiences at craft schools; his involvement with NCECA [National Council on Education in Ceramic Art] and the Minnesota Craft Council; his travels; the self-service showroom on his property; changes in the field of ceramics; the 1968 fire that destroyed his barn studio; his working process; his experience with a salt kiln; experimenting in each firing; and his monthly work schedule. MacKenzie also recalls Kathleen Blackshear, Lucie Rie, Hans Coper, Soetsu Yanagi, Jerry Liebling, Allen Downs, Walter Quirt, Phil Morton, Curt Heuer, Karen Karnes, David Weinrib, Josef Albers, Kenneth Ferguson, Rudy Autio, Peter Voulkos, Tatsuzo Shimaoka, David Lewis, Michael Cardew, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Warren MacKenzie (1924-2018) was a ceramist from Stillwater, Minnesota.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 9 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 33 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Ceramicists -- Minnesota -- Interviews  Search this
Ceramics. -- Economic aspects  Search this
Ceramics -- Study and teaching  Search this
Ceramics -- Technique  Search this
Ceramics -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Ceramics -- Japan  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.macken02
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw90646a20d-b52f-4f92-8b7f-3b6761d8d09e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-macken02
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Oral history interview with Michael Simon

Interviewee:
Simon, Michael, 1947-  Search this
Interviewer:
Shapiro, Mark, 1955-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Extent:
52 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2005 September 27-28
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Michael Simon conducted 2005 September 27-28, by Mark Shapiro, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at the artist's home, in Colbert, Georgia.
Simon discusses studying at University of Minnesota with Warren MacKenzie; the counterculture and chaotic atmosphere at the university in the late 1960s; moving to Athens, Georgia, after college to open a studio on Jerry Chappelle's farm; his first pottery sales; obtaining conscientious objector status and working at a hospital in Athens; the influence of Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada on his work; developing shapes and expanding his repertoire; being inspired by Korean folk potters and by other Asian pottery; teaching at the Penland School of Arts and Crafts and being influenced by fellow potters there; art fairs in Atlanta, Florida, and elsewhere; using various materials for his pots, including Georgia kaolin and grolleg; applying for a fellowship at the University of Georgia, where he completed his Master's of Fine Arts; seeing Mark Pharis's pots in the summer of 1980, which compelled him to build his own salt kiln, which changed subsequent work dramatically; his marriage to Susan Roberts in 1992; experimenting with images on his pots, including fish and bamboo; getting a large commission for dinner plates from the Nakato Restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia, one of the city's oldest sushi restaurants; visiting the Freer Sackler Galleries and being inspired by Chinese Yangshao pottery from the Neolithic period; the influence of Persian jars on his work; the success of his pottery sales with Ron Myers; going to Cortona, Italy, to teach pottery for the University of Georgia; teaching at a school in Santiago, Chile, exploring the countryside, and learning Chilean pottery techniques; the writing of Michael Cardew and its influence on his work and career; what constitutes a typical work day and what motivates him; and the community of American potters and the support he has received over the years. Simon also recalls Angel Lillo, Laurie Samuelson, Gib Krohn, Mark Pharis, Wayne Branum, Sandra Simon (née Lindstrom), Earl McCutcheon, Shoji Hamada, Cynthia Bringle, Ron Myers, Andy Nasisse, Robert Briscoe, Michael Cardew, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Michael Simon (1947-2021) was a functional ceramist from Athens, Georgia. Mark Shapiro (1955- ) is a ceramist from Worthington, Massachusetts.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 30 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Topic:
Ceramicists -- Georgia -- Interviews  Search this
Ceramics -- Technique  Search this
Ceramics -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Ceramics. -- Economic aspects  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.simon05
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw969ba1c32-e486-4229-acc3-b94141752291
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-simon05
Online Media:

Oral history interview with David Shaner

Interviewee:
Shaner, David, 1934-  Search this
Interviewer:
Williams, Gerald, 1926-2014  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Archie Bray Foundation  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Extent:
34 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2001 June 17
Scope and Contents:
An interview of David Shaner conducted 2001 June 17, by Gerald Williams, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Shaner's home in Bigfork, Montana.
Shaner speaks of his childhood in Pennsylvania and his parents background as pre-Revolutionary German-Swiss immigrants; his love of gardening; travels to the southwest United States, as well as Mexico and Peru; the appeal of the teapot; the spiritual aspect of making a bowl; how American craft has changed during his lifetime; his work at the Archie Bray Foundation; his education and his own teaching experiences; his "Saturday job" with Robert Turner; periodicals and their impact on the American craft movement; the calming effect of classical music while he worked; the construction of his studio space and equipment; the enthusiasm his family has for pottery and the arts in general; his involvement in the environmental movement and membership to the Sierra Club; his political views; the simplicity of his work; his opinion of writing in the field of pottery; his views on technology, especially within the field of pottery; his first one-man show; his opinion of other artists, especially those who are not "ordinary"; being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease and its impact upon him; and the last few pieces he did before closing his studio. Shaner also recalls Kenneth Ferguson, Daniel Rhodes, John Wood, Peter Voulkos, Val Cushing, Ted Randall, Charles Harder and others.
Biographical / Historical:
David Shaner (1934-2002) was a ceramist from Bigfork, Montana. Gerry Williams (1926-) is a ceramist and editor of Studio Potter from Goffstown, N.H.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 5 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
For more information on how to access this interview contact Reference Services.
Topic:
Ceramics. -- Economic aspects  Search this
Ceramics -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Ceramics -- Study and teaching  Search this
Ceramics -- Technique  Search this
Ceramicists -- Interviews -- Montana  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.shaner01
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw954b67e7f-29eb-4f61-b7f1-7705518b3743
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-shaner01
Online Media:

[Trade catalogs from Blish, Mize & Silliman Hardware Co.]

Company Name:
Blish, Mize & Silliman Hardware Co.  Search this
Notes content:
General hardware catalog, 900+ pp.
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and samples
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Atchison, Kansas, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Firearms  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Appliances (household)  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Plumbing supplies and fixtures  Search this
Bicycles  Search this
Farm equipment and supplies (including dairy and poultry equipment)  Search this
Department store; dry goods and mail order catalogs  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Sporting goods  Search this
Silverware  Search this
Cutlery  Search this
Garden and lawn equipment and supplies  Search this
Radios and radio equipment  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Clocks and watches (including clock-making and watch-making equipment)  Search this
Locks and safes (including alarm and security systems)  Search this
Topic:
Adhesives  Search this
Air conditioning  Search this
Bicycles  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Commercial catalogs  Search this
Cutlery  Search this
Cycling  Search this
Dairying  Search this
Department stores  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
Farm equipment  Search this
Firearms industry and trade  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
Garden tools  Search this
Glass  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
Household appliances  Search this
Locks and keys  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Plumbing equipment industry  Search this
Plumbing fixtures  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_8038
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_8038

[Trade catalogs from Bloomingdale's]

Company Name:
Bloomingdale's  Search this
Related companies:
Bloomingdale Brothers;  Search this
Notes content:
clothing ; luggage ; accessories ; jewelry ; shoes ; cosmetics ; Christmas decor ; sleepwear ; formal wear ; toys ; candles ; Bloomingdale Brothers' Spring & Summer 1886 catalog (photocopy)
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Color images
Physical description:
44 pieces; 4 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Clocks and watches (including clock-making and watch-making equipment)  Search this
Clothing (including hats; shoes; accessories; etc)  Search this
Cosmetics  Search this
Department store; dry goods and mail order catalogs  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Telephone; telegraph and telecommunications equipment and supplies  Search this
Television  Search this
Toys and games  Search this
Topic:
Briefcases  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Commercial catalogs  Search this
Cosmetics  Search this
Department stores  Search this
Dress accessories  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
Games  Search this
Glass  Search this
Hats  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Shoes  Search this
Telecommunication systems  Search this
Telephone  Search this
Telephone supplies industry  Search this
Television -- Receivers and reception  Search this
Television supplies industry  Search this
Toy making  Search this
Toys  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_8059
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_8059

[Trade catalogs from James H. Randall & Son, Ltd.]

Variant company name:
Founded 1851 ; also called "J.H. Randall & Son ;  Search this
Company Name:
James H. Randall & Son, Ltd.  Search this
Related companies:
Randall Org. ; Randalrak Ltd. ;  Search this
Notes content:
photos of women of the 1950's ; firm was founded by Robert Randall ; James Randall is the third Randall ; equipment for motor, aircraft, catering, electrical, mining trades ; containers for ice cream industry ; Randalrak Co. was launched for storage equipment, trolleys, and benches ; storage vats, gramophone horns, heating appliances, metal tubing, canteen equipment, library shelving, hydraulic equipment, street lighting equipment ; office cabinets ; tinning and metalwork ; some interesting early 1900's photos of factory scenes and workers ;
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
15 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
London, United Kingdom
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Carriages; wagons and accessories  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Refrigeration and ice-making equipment  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Sound recording and playback equipment (including phonographs; microphones; and phonograph records)  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Office equipment and supplies  Search this
Textiles and textile machinery  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Appliances (household)  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Refinery equipment  Search this
Woodworking machinery and wood crafts  Search this
Brass; bronze and specialty metals  Search this
Library equipment and supplies  Search this
Metalwork products (architectural and ornamental)  Search this
Camping equipment  Search this
Hotel; bar and restaurant supplies  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Cutlery  Search this
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Foundries; supplies and equipment  Search this
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Mills and milling supplies  Search this
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
"Hotels -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Air conditioning  Search this
Air-compressors  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Architectural metal-work  Search this
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Art metal-work  Search this
Audio equipment industry  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Bars (Drinking establishments)  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Brass  Search this
Bronze  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Camping equipment industry  Search this
Candles  Search this
Carriage and wagon making  Search this
Carriages and carts  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_8999
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_8999

[Trade catalogs from Bausch & Lomb, Inc.]

Company Name:
Bausch & Lomb, Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
See also - Charles River Laboratories, Inc. (div.) ; Charles River Biotechnical Services, Inc. (div.); Panoptik Co., Inc. ; Bausch & Lomb Optical Co. ; Micro-Line Division ; Applied Research Laboratories, Inc. ; Baird & Tatlock (London) Ltd. ; Charles Hearson & Co., Ltd.  Search this
Notes content:
Binoculars ; chemicals ; colorimeters ; contour measuring projectors ; engineering instruments ; 'Focus' ; lenses ; magnifiers ; metallographic equipment ; metallurgical microscopes ; micro-projectors ; microscopes ; microscope -illuminators ; microtomes ; misc. optical and lab equipment ; opthalmic equipment ; photographic lenses ; photomicrography ; projection equipment (Balopticon) ; range finders ; refractometers ; spectrographic equipment ; 1880's - 1970's ; bifocal lenses ; stereo trainers ; star projector ; anti-aircraft height finders ; searchlight mirrors ; battery commanders' telescopes ; aviators' goggles ; bubble sextant ; anti-tank gun sights ; spotting scopes ; safety goggles ; electronic digital measuring system ; "Vu-tron" ; "Super Gage" ; "Measure-rite" ; "DR optical gage" ; Precision rulings scales and grids ; "Acu-rite - 5" ; scratch depth gage ; "precisionist" ; "Die wear microscope" ; "Ray Ban" sunglasses ; "Orthogon" lenses ; Panoptik Bifocal Primer ; Bulletin from the New England Contact Lens Society, Inc. of their Incorporation and By-Laws ; Information on the Connecticut Optician's Association Member Information ; Opticians Association of America Constitution and Bylaws for June 1974 ; The Association of Dispensing Opticians "Examinations, Correspondence Courses and Training Courses" ; Optician's Association of America Constitution and Bylaws for June 1981 ; Charter of Bylaws and Code of Ethics for The Guild of Prescription Opticians of America, Inc. ; Information on Caescanometry ; "Contact Lens Nomenolature" from the Contact Lens Society of Connecticut ; Newspaper Article from The Bridgeport Post entitled "Barnum Museum Focuses on Spectacles' History" dated March 9, 1982 ; "What a Spectable! Eyeglasses, and how they Evolved" By Dora Jane Hamblin ; "The Origin and Development of Spectacles" By C.J.S. Thompson ; Photocopy of an advertisement entitled "Busch" ; Symposium on "Legislation and the Role of the Paraprofessional in Eye Care" given by American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology January-February 1977 ; Booklet on "Dispensing Contact Lenses" by Kenneth V. Swanson ; List of Promotional Items and Correspondence ; List of Miscellaneous Literature ; List of Brochures ; List of Trade Literature ; Letter to Dr. Davis at the Smithsonian ; Paper about the "Nasal Clamp Supported by Eyeglass Frame" By Gustave Aufright, M.D. ; A group of Proposals by Hardy Burmester and Lennart Jenssen in Regards to the Pricing of Rochester-manufactured Bifocal Lenses ; Memo about the Commission Rates for Frame Salesmen ; Letter to Robert Parker about the Status of the Company in Europe ; Advertisement for the Contrast Ratio Viewer ; Letter about the Rochester Factory Prescription Price List ; Inter Office Memo ; Management Bulletin from February 11, 1977 ; Letter from January 6, 1978 ; Letter to Bob Parker about the 1977-78 Compensation Plan ; Letter to Distributors, September 26, 1977 ; Letter Justifying the Need to Spend 280 dollars on Training Materials ; Letter Detailing a Telephone Conversation with Bob Simms on May 12, 1978 Magnifiers and Readers ; Color Postcard showing the Bausch & Lomb Optical Co. at Rochester, N.Y. ; The Magnarule ; Booklet on how to Sell Magnifiers ; Patient Instruction booklet for Wearers of Soflens ; The Magnimaid ; Film Slide Viewer ; Advertising Sample of the Panoptic Bifocals ; Nuway Reading Glass ; Consumer Guide to Soft and Hard Contact Lens Care Products ; Patient Instruction Booklet for Wearers of Soft Contact Lenses ; Reducing Glass ; Spectral Transmission Charts ; Pamphlet entitled "Helpful Hints for More Beautiful Eyes" ; Orthogon Rx Authorization Forms ; Pamphlet on "Good Reasons for Plastic Lenses in Your Glasses" ; Orthogon Price List for Uncut Lenses and Semi-Finished Blanks July1, 1931 ; Orthogon Advertising ; Spherical Illuminator Directions ; The Golden Years Newsletter ; Pamphlet entitled "Half of them Blindfolded" urging people to have their eyes checked ; Prescription Price Lists Dated April 1, 1927, May 15, 1929, May 11, 1931, June 1, 1931, and August 15, 1931 ; Panoptik ; Artascope ; Subscription for Eye Witness ; Advertising Sample "Ray-Ban Anti-Glare Sun Goggles" ; Electronic Stock Renewal System SRS 22 ; Informationon Refractometers ; A Guide to Maxi Performers ; Price List May 24, 1964 - October 31, 1964 ; Helium-Neon Gas Laser ; 200 Omnigraphic Recorder ; Information on Which Spectrophotometer is your Best Buy ; Information about Cataracts ; Spectronic 20 Colorimeter ; Newsletter March 4-8, 1963 ; Strip Chart Recorder V.O.M.5 ; Photo-zoom ; Price List December 1, 1983 ; Bausch & Lomb Advertising Bulletin No. 11, Nov, 16, 1936 ; High Power Steroviewer ; Opthalmic Lenses ; Brochure on Soft Lenses ; Zymat 340 Enzyme Analyzer ; Orthogon 65mm Single Vision Full Round Lenses ; Compact Acuity Projector ; Grating Monochromators ; Certified-Precision Diffraction Gratings ; Ophthalmic Lenses Stock Price List September 30, 1967, April, 1970, March, 1971, and March 1973, Pamphlet on "Insight into Eyesight" ; About Astigmatism ; Glass Plastic Rx Price List ; Ophthalmic Lenses Distributor Price Lists September 28, 1968, February 1974, July 1974, ; Ophthalmic Lenses Rochester Factory Prescription Price List September, 1970 ; market analysis & product development study 1977 ; optical instruments for examining and analzying metals ; binocular microscopes ; Chamot Chemical Microscope ; phase contrast accessories ; Dynoptic Labroscopes ; ear wax removal system ; "Bausch & Lomb Magazine (v.29 n.1) ; "Bausch & Lomb At War"...this comprises the uncataloged portion
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists, manual, samples and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
491 pieces; 7 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Rochester, New York, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Curios; novelties and souvenirs  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Photographic equipment and supplies  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Surveying supplies  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Cameras  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Collectibles  Search this
Glass  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Military supplies  Search this
Military uniforms  Search this
Novelties  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Photographic industry  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Souvenirs (Keepsakes)  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Surveying -- Instruments  Search this
Surveying instrument industry  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_9025
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_9025

[Trade catalogs from California Hardware Co.]

Company Name:
California Hardware Co.  Search this
Notes content:
General hardware, iron and steel, aviation supplies, builders' hardware, household articles, glassware, hotel ware, dinner ware, electrical appliances, paints, oils and varnishes, wheel goods, toys, contractors' supplies, sporting goods. 2,000++ pp.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Radios and radio equipment  Search this
Carriages; wagons and accessories  Search this
Clocks and watches (including clock-making and watch-making equipment)  Search this
Toys and games  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Agricultural tools and machinery  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Firearms  Search this
Refrigeration and ice-making equipment  Search this
Locks and safes (including alarm and security systems)  Search this
Clothing (including hats; shoes; accessories; etc)  Search this
Appliances (household)  Search this
Plumbing supplies and fixtures  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Sewing machines and equipment  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Bicycles  Search this
Silverware  Search this
Farm equipment and supplies (including dairy and poultry equipment)  Search this
Cutlery  Search this
Telephone; telegraph and telecommunications equipment and supplies  Search this
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Garden and lawn equipment and supplies  Search this
Hotel; bar and restaurant supplies  Search this
Sporting goods  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
"Hotels -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Adhesives  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Agricultural implements  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Bars (Drinking establishments)  Search this
Bicycles  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Candles  Search this
Carriage and wagon making  Search this
Carriages and carts  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Cutlery  Search this
Cycling  Search this
Dairying  Search this
Dress accessories  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_9141
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_9141

[Trade catalogs from Red Devil, Inc.]

Variant company name:
Established in 1872  Search this
Company Name:
Red Devil, Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
Red Devil Tools  Search this
Notes content:
decorating, maintenance and repair products ; painting tools and conditioning machines ; hardware accessories ; electric fencers ; grady wedges ; roller painters ; metal pot cleaners and sponges ; golf tees ; floor conditioning machines ;
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
4 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Union, New Jersey, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Sporting goods  Search this
Woodworking machinery and wood crafts  Search this
Garden and lawn equipment and supplies  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Adhesives  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
Garden tools  Search this
Glass  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Sporting goods  Search this
Tools  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Woodworking industries  Search this
Woodworking machinery  Search this
Woodworking tools  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_9748
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_9748

[Trade catalogs from Certain-Teed Products Corp.]

Variant company name:
New York, NY  Search this
Company Name:
Certain-Teed Products Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
CertainTeed Corp ;  Search this
Notes content:
"Yelomine" PVC pipe and fittings for mines ; "plastisized" plaster ; plaster bases ; fireproof gypsum wallboard ; incombustible acoustical ceiling tiles made of fiberglass ; exterior board ; laminated roof decking ; roofing shingles ; #2 solid plaster partitions ; corrugated asphalt siding ; "Glasfab" waterproofing membrane fabric made out of fiberglass ; "Beaver" board ; building insulation ; "Vulcanite" shingles, roll roofings, roof coatings and cements.
Includes:
Trade catalog and samples
Black and white images
Color images
Types of samples:
Glasfab
Physical description:
14 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Glass  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_9975
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_9975

[Trade catalogs from Baxter Diagnostics Inc.]

Variant company name:
scientific products division  Search this
Company Name:
Baxter Diagnostics Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
1991-92 catalog and 1994-95 catalog. products for diagnostics, industry, and science. apparel, asphalt testing, autoclaves, balances, barometers, baths, glassware, biomedical supplies, chemistry supplies, biotech supplies, blood collection, cleaners, coffee makers, clocks, EKG, electrical equipment, filtration, floor mats, fume hoods, furnaces, furniture, garments, gas handling, heating, hematology, immunology, incubators, lamps, life sciences, magnets, maginifiers, material handling, microbiology, microscopes, pens, recorders, refractors, refrigerators/freezers, rubber mats, safety, syringes, thermometers, tissue culture, trays and pans, etc...
Includes:
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
McGaw Park, Illinois, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Artists; drafting; crafts materials and supplies  Search this
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Cleaning tools and supplies  Search this
Clocks and watches (including clock-making and watch-making equipment)  Search this
Clothing (including hats; shoes; accessories; etc)  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Office equipment and supplies  Search this
Packaging materials and shipping  Search this
Plastics and rubber  Search this
Refrigeration and ice-making equipment  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Artists' materials  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Candles  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Cleaning compounds  Search this
Cleaning machinery and appliances  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Dress accessories  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Glass  Search this
Handicraft  Search this
Hats  Search this
Ice -- Manufacture  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Lamps  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_41093
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_41093

[Trade catalogs from Palo Laboratory Supplies Inc]

Company Name:
Palo Laboratory Supplies Inc  Search this
Notes content:
Catalog P-60, Educational/Biological/Clinical/Chemical/Metallurgical supplies (1959); animal room equip, acid handling, apparel, asphalt testing, balances and weights, glassware, calorimeters, centrifuges, chromatographic, cleaning materials, clocks, coal and coke testing, combustion apparatus, condensers, conductivity bridges, dehumidifiers, electrical apparatus, filtering supplies, furnaces, gasses, heaters, incubators, magnifiers, lamps, ovens, paint, radiation counters, safety equipment, rheometers, refractometers, stopwatches, soil analysis, syringes, water analysis, thermometers, thermoregulators, etc...
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and photographs
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York City, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Cleaning tools and supplies  Search this
Clocks and watches (including clock-making and watch-making equipment)  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Nuclear materials and technologies  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Photographic equipment and supplies  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Adhesives  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Cameras  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Cleaning compounds  Search this
Cleaning machinery and appliances  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Glass  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Nuclear energy  Search this
Nuclear engineering -- Instruments  Search this
Nuclear industry  Search this
Nuclear power plants  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Photographic industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_41095
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_41095

[Trade catalogs from Educational Modules Inc.]

Company Name:
Educational Modules Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
The Merrell Scientific Division  Search this
Notes content:
Merrell Scientific catalogs of Chemistry, Biology, Physical Science, and Hobby Suppies (1977, 1979-1986) lab equipment, lab safety, charts, molecular models, labware, electrical equipment, stationary supplies, tools, educational kits, tools, books, programmed curricula, chemicals, stains, test papers.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
5 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Rochester, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Cleaning tools and supplies  Search this
Educational institutions; equipment and supplies (includes playground equipment)  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
"Schools -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Cleaning compounds  Search this
Cleaning machinery and appliances  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Glass  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Playgrounds  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_41096
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_41096

[Trade catalogs from A.L. Randall Co.]

Company Name:
A.L. Randall Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Fenton Art Glass ; Haeger Potteries ; Morgantown Glassware Guild, Inc. ;  Search this
Notes content:
glass and pottery vases and other containers for flowers and plants ; flower arrangement glassware and ceramic ware ; art glass ; art glassware ; art pottery ;
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
9 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Garden and lawn equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Ceramics  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
Garden tools  Search this
Glass  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_41109
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_41109

[Trade catalogs from Labglass, Inc.]

Company Name:
Labglass, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
catalog LG-61 includes adapters, arsenic apparatus, blood gas apparatus, bottles, burettes, centrifuge tubes, chromatic apparatus, condensers, cylinders, Dewars, distillation apparatus, drying apparatus, extraction apparatus, flasks, funnels, gas analysis apparatus, ground joints, heating mantles, melting points apparatus, Heating mantles, melting point apparatus, micro section, moisture test, pipette, stopcocks, stoppers, sulfur determination apparatus, Teflon apparatus, tissue culture, tubes, vacuums, valves;
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Vineland, New Jersey, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Glass  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_41116
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_41116

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