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-- Manuscript Group 1526, Hickok-Matthew Silver Company, Newark, NJ, Collection, 1922 - 1949

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Manuscript Group 1526, Hickok-Matthew Silver Company, Newark, NJ

Collection, 1922-1949, 57 drawings and 169 photographic images

Call Number: MG 1526 (manuscript, OS, and DOS (map case material)).


Summary:

57 pencil drawings of silver pieces commissioned by such companies as Cartier and Gorham and made by Hickok-Matthews (later Eleder, Hickok and Lebkuecher) silversmiths in Newark, New Jersey from the 1920s-1940s; 169 glass plate negatives with photographic prints of finished silver pieces; a small amount of accompanying financial documents.

Purchase, 2000.

 

Related Collections:

See other silversmith records.

 

Preliminary Inventory:

Pencil drawings, some with color details or traced over in ink:

1 – Hickok-Matthew, Newark, NJ

1 – Milton Fuller, Inc.

8 – for Grogan Co., 1922, 1930, 1938, 1940

24 – no labeling, 1930, 1932, 1939, 1941, 1943, 1949

6 – Cartier Inc. (1940, made for Cartier by Gorham), 1942

1 – Loring Andrews, 1941

1 – Spaulding-Gorham, 1939

1 – J.E. Caldwell, Philadelphia, PA

1 – Bailey, Banks & Biddle, Philadelphia, PA

1 – Lambert Bros.

1- The Georgian House, St. Louis, Missouri

1- The Cowell & Hubbard Co., Cleveland, OH

 


Pencil drawings largely painted:

6 – no labeling, 1931

3 – Cartier Inc., 1930

1 – Kolesch & Co., 138 Fulton St., NY

Total: 57 drawings

Contains drawings of: pitcher, tea strainer, goblet, paper knife, trophy, desk set, coffee pot, sugar & creamer, compotier, vase, salt & pepper set, child’s plate, cigar cutter, serving platter, facial roller, memo pad, smoker’s tray, covered dish, entrée dish, tray, inkwells, flask, child’s set, warming dish, smoker’s set, candy box

 

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