neagc dish 1935 70th anniversary, NAGC

Left: Pressed dish, 3 7/8 in. dia. 1 in. deep, Heisey Glass Co. "SATURN OPTIC", with fired on lettering "The National Early American Glass Club 1935"
Right: Pressed window medallion, 3 1/4 in. dia., commemorating NAGC 70-th Anniversary, Art Reed, Sweetwater Glass, DeLancey, NY


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The Glass Club Bulletin, a biannual publication, is given to the membership which includes more than thirty museums, libraries and other institutions in the United States, Canada and abroad. The Bulletin's editors have consistently brought to their readers leading scholarship in a wide variety of original articles and research, not only about American glass, but on international glass topics from antiquity to the work of contemporary artists.

The current issue of The Glass Club Bulletin, Spring/Summer 2019, Number 235, contains:

The previous issue of The Glass Club Bulletin, Winter 2019, Number 234, contained:

  • Cover: Silver deposit ware pitcher. Silver by Alvin Mfg. Co. (G-335), glassmaker unknown, 8 1/2 inches tall. 233+ 2018
  • Gail Bardhan, "From The Editor's Desk." Our 85th Anniversary. About this issue's authors and contents. 233+ 2018
  • Arthur Green, "Identifying Early American Glass Lamps," blown three mold, pressed, whale oil, New England Glass Company, Thomas Cains' South Boston Flint Glass Works, Sandwich Glass, Barlow-Kaiser research, Pittsburgh, Union Flint Glass Company, Kensington, Pennsylvania, lavishly illustrated. 233+ 2018
  • William R. Powell, "A Fabulous Machine, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Owens bottle making machine, Libbey Glass Company, Toledo, Ohio, Scrabek, detailed description of its operation, Pure Food and Drug Administration, ills. 233+ 2018
  • Willson Craigie, "American Sterling Silver Deposit Wares, 1888-1911," Oscar Pierre Erard, Benjamin John Round, Edward A. Thiery, John H. Sharling, Charles F. Croselmire, Wymble Manufacturing, Newark, New Jersey, Alvin Manufacturing Company, The Jewler's Circular, mercury, The AmericaN Jewler (publication), electrolysis, Steuben Glass Company, Gorham, Matthews, LaPierre, Mauser, Fostoria Glass Company, Joseph Fahys and Company, Mount Pleasant Field Club, eighteen outstanding illustrations 233+ 2018
  • Tributes to Jay Doros. Portrait, Micki and Jay Doros. Remarks by Bruce Mitchell, Gay Taylor, Regan Brumagen, ills. 233+ 2018
  • Mary Cheek Mills, "Celebrating the Past and Embracing the Future," The NAGC Seminar in Portland Maine, Ross Nelson, Art Reed, Nick Wrobleski, Ken Depew, Dan Dailey, Linda Mac Neil, Toots Zynsky, Paul Stankard, ills. 233+ 2018

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    Our First - The Glass Club Bulletin, No. 1, January 1938


    50th anniversary, NAGC Rt: Pressed cup plate by Pairpoint Glass Co. Sagamore, Massachusetts commemorating NEAGC 50th Anniversary 1983

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