Archival materials from the New Martinsville Glass and Manufacturing Co., the New Martinsville Glass Co. and the Viking Glass Co. as researched by James Measell.

Title: 
Archival materials from the New Martinsville Glass and Manufacturing Co., the New Martinsville Glass Co. and the Viking Glass Co. as researched by James Measell.
Author/Artist: 
Measell, James S.
Publisher: 
Ca. 1920-1985.
Description: 
18 boxes.
Format of Material: 
Archives
Bib ID: 
78922
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Location: 
Secured Stacks - Archives (Non-Active)
Call Number: 
Range 14, Bay 6, Shelf 8 through Range 15, Bay 1, Shelf 1, Box 1-6, 9, 10, 14-16, 18
Location: 
Secured Stacks - Archives (Active)
Call Number: 
Range 141, Bay 3, Shelf 7 through Range 141, Bay 4, Shelf 1, Box 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 17
Notes: 
Archive.
This archive includes photos, drawings, original designs, blueprints, correspondence, mould room records and weekly time books from the mould shop . There are also ledger books that contain the monthly dues and names for members of the American Flint Glass Workers Union, that all the workers at the New Martinsville Glass Co. and the Viking Glass Co. belonged to. There are also original ledger books from the mould room that includes information on "private moulds", or moulds owned by others who had contracts with Viking to make glass for them. There is a Viking moulds inventory binder that lists Viking moulds in their storage locations. There are New Martinsville original catalog sheets and photocopies of glass trade journals with ads or notes about New Martinsville Glass, and photocopies of New Martinsville design patents. There are original Viking catalog sheets, an original Viking catalog, as well as photocopies of Viking booklets and catalogs. There are also hundreds of carbon copies of purchase orders for mould room supplies and equipment of all kinds from 1965 to 1997.