International Silver Company historical design catalogues and other primary source information (2016)

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International Silver Company (1898-1983, stopped making silver) design catalogues, other publications, other historical documentation, annual reports, and key secondary sources [1]

A. International Silver Company design catalogues

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International Silver Company. (after 1898). Factory E, Makers of Silver Plated Ware Catalogues No. 21, No. 25. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accession no. 61.504.8-9. Viewed 28 April 2016. [A00472]

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International Silver Company. (after 1898). Heraldic (pattern for) "1847 Rogers Bros." Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accession no. 61.555.20. Viewed 28 April 2016. [A00469]

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International Silver Company. (after 1898). Louvain (pattern of) "1847 Rogers Bros." silverware. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accession no. 61.555.18. Viewed 28 April 2016. [A00468]

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Rogers & Brother. (c. 1900). Knives forks spoons etc.: Rogers & Bro., A-1 (Trade Mark): Made by Rogers & Brother, International Silver Company, successor, Waterbury, Conn. [Catalogue no. 104]. 63 pp. New York Historical Society call no. NK7119.R65 1900z. Viewed 28 April 2016. [A00471]

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Wilcox Silver Plate Co. Factory N, Meriden, CT, USA. / International Silver Company. (190?). “Catalogue #2”. New York; 32 pp. Corning Museum of Glass call no. "Wilcox Silver Plate Co." Viewed 2 April 2016. [A00265]

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International Silver Company. (c. 1905). Jeanne d’Arc. 26 pp. Wallingford, Conn.: International Silver Co. New York State Library call no. 940.026092 J62 96-19518. Viewed 3 May 2016. [A00523]

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International Silver Company. (c. 1910). International Silver Co., Factory E, makers of silver plated holloware: Catalogue no. 28. Meriden, CT: International Silver Company, 168 pp. (Pp. 109-167 consist of items from the Forbes Silver Plate Co. [sic]) (General note: "Meriden Silver Plate Co.") The Strong - National Museum of Play, Rochester, NY, call no. TS735.I5785 I5785 1910. Viewed 2 April 2016. [A00257]

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Meriden Britannia Company. (c. 1910). Price list of 1847 Rogers Bros. spoons, forks, knives, etc. (“Includes two brochures laid in at rear that describe the Sharon and Salem patterns of silver plate”… “The Meriden Britannia Co. was a part of the International Silver Co.”) Meriden, CT, 48 pp. Winterthur Museum, Delaware, call no. NK7240 M56e TC. Viewed 29 April 2016. [A00486]

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International Silver Company. (1910?). Catalogue of International Silver Co., makers of all grades of silver plated ware [trade catalogue]. 210 pp. Atheneum of Philadelphia call no. Trade Catalogue Collection Oversize International Silver Company 1910. Viewed 28 April 2016. [A00473]

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Meriden Britannia Company (c. 1910). Price list of 1847 Rogers Bros. spoons, forks, knives, etc. [catalogue no. 93]. 48 pp. “Reprint” in Trade Catalogues at the Winterthur Museum, Part 2 microfiche (no. 3101). (“Includes two brochures laid in at rear that describe the Sharon and Salem patterns of silver plate”… “The Meriden Britannia Co. was a part of the International Silver Co.”) Also see no. 3012 for a price list that sounds very similar.) (c. 1991). University Publications of America: Bethesda, MD. Yale University call nos. Fiche B2264 3101 & Fiche B2264 3102. (See worldcat.org for other locations). [A00868; A00889; A00897-900] [2]

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International Silver Company. (1912?). The spirit of modern America expressed in sterling silver. Meriden, CT; 15 pp. Connecticut Historical Society call no. QUARTO 739.2283 I61pi. Viewed 3 April 2016. [A00289]

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Forbes Silver Co. (International Silver Co., successor.) (1915). [Supplement to catalogue no. 20]. 31 pp. Winterthur Museum, Delaware, call no. NK7240 F69 TC*. Viewed 28 June 2016. [A01016]

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International Silver Company. (1915?). Catalogue of International Silver Co.: Makers of all grades of silver plated ware and cut glass. New York; 160 pp. Library of Congress classification no. NK7241.5.I58 A4 1915. Viewed 3 April 2016. [A00290]

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International Silver Company. (c. 1920). "Brewster pewter, Catalog no. 39". Factory E, Meriden, Conn. University of Virginia call no. TS199.A5 S5 no. 3. Viewed 3 April 2016. [A00291]

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International Silver Company. (ca. 1920). International sterling dresser silver: Artistry, quality, value. 40 pp. (Catalog includes mirrors, hairbrushes, combs, scissors, toilet sets, travelling cases, and military sets.; The International Silver Co. succeeded Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co.) Wallingford, CT. Metropolitan Museum of Art call no. NK7199 .I61 1920 Q; Winterthur Museum, Delaware, call no. NK 7199 I61 F TC. [A00474-75]

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International Silver Company. (ca. 1920). International sterling dresser silver: artistry, quality, value. [The International Silver Co. succeeded Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co.] 40 pp. “Reprint” in Trade catalogues at Winterthur (microform), (v. 1) (1984). Clearwater Pub. Co.: New York. Yale University call no. Fiche B1101. (See worldcat.org for more locations; make sure location indicates being a holder of the microform in addition to the guide.) Viewed 19 June 2016. [A00518; A00902; A00908] [3]

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International Silver Company. (1920-25). Fontaine Service, wrought from solid silver (brochure). Historic New England organization, Boston, MA, reference code EP001.12.012.006.010. Viewed 24 June 2016. [A00951]

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International Silver Company. (1920-25). Fontaine service (brochure). Historical New England organization, Boston, MA, reference code EP001.12.012.006.008. Viewed 24 June 2016. [A00950]

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International Silver Company. (1920-25). Fontaine Dinner Service, wrought from solid silver (brochure). Historical New England organization, Boston, MA, reference code EP001.12.012.006.009. Viewed 24 June 2016. [A00949]

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International Silver Company. (1920-25). Anniversary Pattern, 1847 Rogers Bros. silverplate (brochure). Historic New England organization, Boston, MA, reference code EP001.12.012.006.013. Viewed 24 June 2016. [A00958]

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International Silver Company. (1925). Fontaine Service in international sterling for the modern American home, wrought from solid silver, International Silver Company, Meriden, Connecticut. 32 pp. Historical New England organization, Boston, MA, reference code EP001.12.012.006.016. Viewed 24 June 2016. [A00948]

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International Silver Company. (1922). 1847 Rogers Bros. silverplate. Meriden, CT. 16 pp. The Henry Ford, Dearborn, MI, call no. X.P.B. 1922. Viewed 28 April 2016. [A00468]

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International Silver Company. (1922). [Revised price list]. Meriden, CT. Number of pages unknown. University of California, Santa Barbara - offline.

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International Silver Company. (1922). The "Anniversary" Pattern, 1847 Rogers Bros. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, call no. 61.504.10. Viewed 28 April 2016. [A00467]

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International Silver Company. (1924). Vest pocket price list and information guide of “the easiest selling merchandise in your store”. 32 pp. Connecticut Historical Society call no. 739.23 I61v - offline. [C00014-40]

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International Silver Company. (c. 1924-29). The mode in modern table decoration. (“Promotional booklet for 1847 Rogers Bros. Silverplate flatware”). 7 unnumbered pages. Harvard Hollis no. 014605452. Viewed 3 May 2016. [A00524]

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International Silver Company. (1925). International sterling hollow ware. Number of pages unknown. New York Public Library call no. 3-MNO+ (International Silver Company, Meriden, Conn. International sterling hollow ware. 1925). Viewed 3 May 2016. [A00524]

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International Silver Company. (1925). Trophies wrought from solid silver, loving cups and silver articles for prizes. 16 pp. Connecticut Historical Society call no Q739.23 I61t - offline. Viewed 21 April 2016. [C00014-78]

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International Silver Company. (c. 1925). International Silver Co. silverplate: 1847 Rogers Bros., Wm. Rogers & Son, Holmes & Edwards. 40 pp. The Strong, Rochester, NY, call no. TS735.I5785 I57856 1925. Viewed 24 June 2016. [A00957]

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International Silver Company. (1927). Silverplate for American homes… 45 pp. Connecticut Historical Society call no. 739.23 I61si – offline. (Copy in the Design Meriden / artdesigncafe library offline.) Viewed 25 June 2016. [A00978; C00014-38]

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International Silver Company. (1927). International sterling hollow ware. 403 pp. (“It presents in section L, the products of Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co. ... In section W are shown the ... products of the Wilcox & Evertsen factory ... Section P illustrates ... pieces made by the Watrous Mfg. Co. factory"—Foreword). New York Public Library call no. 3-MNO+ (International Silver Company, Meriden, Conn. International sterling hollow ware. 1927); Oxford University, England Aleph System Number: 013250805. Viewed 3 May 2016. [A0525-26; A00759-61]

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International Silver Company. (1929). International sterling hollowware (Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co.; Wilcox & Evertsen; Watrous Manufacturing Company) (deluxe edition). Approx. 447 pp. Meriden Historical Society. (Copy in Design Meriden / artdesigncafe.com library offline). Viewed 17 September 2016. [AAA00157-61]

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International Silver Company. (1929). International sterling hollow ware. 90 pp. ("Cover features a geometric art deco design.") Victoria & Albert Museum / National Art Library, London ref no. L.754-1988, barcode – 38041988007548. Viewed 3 April 2016. [A00285]

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International Silver Company, Fine Arts Division. (1929). Minuet: A service in International Sterling, with the grace of America’s most graceful period. Meriden, CT; 32 pp. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC call no. q NK7112 .M668 1929. Viewed 22 April 2016. [A00426]

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International Silver Company. (1928 or 1929). Silver plated hollowware / International Silver Co., Factory E (catalog no. 34). Meriden, CT: International Silver Co., 187 pp. [Includes ISC (stamped Meriden Silver Plate Co.), pp. 6-126, with Ile of France Modernist line; ISC (stamped Meriden Britannia), pp. 127-49; and ISC (stamped Forbes Silver Plate Co.), pp. 151-187). Meriden Historical Society; Dallas Museum of Art call no. NK5203 .W55 1994. [DMA has this cat no. 34 dated 1910-35]. (Copy in the Design Meriden / artdesigncafe library offline.) Viewed 18 September 2016. [A00257; AAA00164-165]

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International Silver Company. (1931). International silverplate hollowware [catalogue 37 of Meriden Silverplate Co.] Meriden, CT: International Silver Co, Factory E; 96 pp. Victoria & Albert Museum / National Art Library barcode 38041988008074. [A00295]

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International Silver Company. (c. 1931). Wm. Rogers & Son genuine original Rogers silverplate. ("Successors to Wm. Rogers Mfg. Co.") Meriden, CT. Number of pages unknown. Smithsonian Institution call no. 029586. Viewed 30 April 2016. [A00489]

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Holmes & Edwards Silver Company / International Silver Company. (1931). Holmes & Edwards inlaid: "Something more than plate." 12 pp. Connecticut Historical Society call no. QUARTO 739.2283 I61ho. Viewed 21 May 2016. [A00676]

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International Silver Company / 1847 Rogers Bros.; Wm. Rogers & Son. (undated, maybe c. 1930s). 1847 Rogers Bros., Wm. Rogers & Son hollow ware, approx. 106 pp. [Including Modernist lines: Modern Colonial; Arcadia; Legacy.] Meriden Historical Society. (Copy in Design Meriden / artdesigncafe library - offline). Viewed 24 September 2016. [AAA00202]

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International Silver Company. (1937). [Catalogue no. 193]. Number of pages unknown. Brown University call no. "in process". Viewed 19 July 2016. [A01062]

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International Silver Company. (1940). [Catalogue number 310, August 1st, 1940], Hamilton, ON; 18 pp. Toronto Public Library call no. 739.20294 I56. Viewed 3 April 2016. [A00286]

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International Silver Company. (1940). International Sterling Dresser Silver Price List... Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accession no. 52.530.19. Viewed 28 April 2016. [A00470]

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International Silver Company of Canada. (1941). International prize cups and trophies [catalogue number 243]. 15 pp. Toronto Public Library call no. 739.20294 I56. Viewed 3 April 2016. [A00287]

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International Silver Company, Webster-Wilcox Division. (1947). International holloware [catalogue no 47]. 16 pp. Connecticut Historical Society call no. QUARTO 739.2283 I61ih - offline. (Copy in the Design Meriden / artdesigncafe library - offline). Viewed 21 September 2016. [A00288; AAA00178]

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International Silver Company. (1947). Fine silver plated holloware .. / Webster-Wilcox Division, The International Silver Company. 16 pp. Connecticut Historical Society call no. QUARTO 739.2283 I61c, 1947. Viewed 3 May 2016 [A00527]

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International Silver Company. (1951). Eighteen forty seven Rogers Bros. America’s finest silverplate... Number of pages unknown. Smithsonian Institution call no 029588. Viewed 30 April 2016. [A00490]

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International Silver Company. (1952). Rogers sterling, beauty and craftsmanship in solid silver: Products of the International Silver Company. 44 pp. Connecticut Historical Society call no. QUARTO 739.2283 I61c, 1952. Viewed 30 April 2016. [A00491]

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International Silver Company. (1954). Exquisite International sterling to treasure always. Meriden, CT. Number of pages unknown. Smithsonian / Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Library call no. 031860. Viewed 21 April 2016. [A00420]

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International Silver Company. (1978). Where gracious living begins… 73 pp. No catalogue in a library known to exist. (2 pages from catalogue in Design Meriden / artdesigncafe library offline.) [A01020; AAA00003]



Other trade catalogues without precise years of publication

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International Silver Company. (first half 20th century). Catalogue No. 21 Silver Plated Hollowware. Metropolitan Museum of Art accession no. 61.504.8. Viewed 4 May 2016. [A00590]

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International Silver Company. (first half 20th century). Catalogue No. 25 Silver Plated Hollowware. Metropolitan Museum of Art accession no. 61.504.9. Viewed 4 May 2016. [A00591]

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International Silver Company. (undated). [International hollowware (Catalog No. 39)]. University of California, Santa Barbara - offline.

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International Silver Company. (undated). [Silverplated Hollowware (Catalog No. 40)]. University of California, Santa Barbara - offline.

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International Silver Company. Fine Arts Division. (undated). Pine tree, the spirit of modern America expressed in sterling silver. Meriden, CT. Number of pages unknown. Smithsonian Institution, call no. 029517. Viewed 4 May 2016. [A00592]

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International Silver Company. Sterling Silver Division. (undated). Orchid, a new design in international sterling. Wallingford, CT; Number of pages unknown. Smithsonian Institution call no. 029530. Viewed 4 May 2016. [A00593]

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International Silver Company. (19—?). International silverplate: Barbour products. Meriden, CT: International Silver Company. 240 leaves. (“Each plate is headed by "The Barbour Silver Company, Meriden, Conn." and includes a plate number”.) Harvard Hollis no. 009326608. Viewed 4 May 2016. [A00594]

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International Silver Company. (undated). Catalogue of International Silver Co.: Makers of all grades of silver plated ware [catalogue no. 30-I]. 210 pp. Indianapolis Public Library call no. 739.23 CAT. Viewed 4 May 2016. [A00595]



B. International Silver Company - Other publications

At this juncture, it is not clear to us if some of the following International Silver Company-produced texts are in fact trade catalogues. When that is determined and more specific information is received, those texts will be moved to the trade catalogue listing above.

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Curtis, George M. (1913). Early silver of Connecticut and its makers. 174 pp. Meriden, CT: International Silver Company. Courtesy University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. Viewed 4 May 2016. [A00539-40]

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International Silver Company. (c. 1915). The spoon from earliest times. Meriden, CT. 20 pp. Smithsonian call no. NK7235 .I6X; Oberlin LC no. NK7235 .I6; Library of Congress classification no. NK7235 .I6; Harvard Hollis no. 004549091; Brown University call no. NK7235 .I6 1915. Viewed 27 June 2016. [A00421; A00508; A00513; A00528; A01008]

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International Silver Company. (c. 1915). Silver plate as known to the ancients and as used on our tables to-day. Meriden, CT: International Silver Company. 14 pp. Winterthur Museum, Delaware, call no. NK7240 I61 TC; Library of Congress classification no. NK7240 .I6. Viewed 30 April 2016. [A00509-10]

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(1923). Solid silver in the modern American home: Showing the new trends in silver usage as developed by modern decorators. 40 pp. Meriden, CT: International Silver Company. University of California, Santa Barbara sys. no. 001226343; Winterthur Museum, Delaware, call no. NK7199 I61s TC; Smithsonian call no. NK7230 .I6X 1923; Cleveland Public Library call no. 739.1 IN8S; Library of Congress classification no. NK7230 .I6; New York Public Library call no. MNO (International Silver Company, Meriden, Conn. Solid silver in the modern American home). Viewed 4 May 2016. [A00542-47]

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International Silver Company (New Jersey). (11 January 1924). Stockholders protective agreement. 11 pp. Yale University call no. Ndy73 U2 +In8h. Viewed 4 May 2016. [A00541]

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Borg, Sidney Cecil. (1924). “Sidney C. Borg and Myron I. Borg as copartners constituting the firm of Simon Borg & Company suing on behalf of themselves and all holders of common stock of International Silver Company similarly situated, plaintiffs, against International Silver Company, defendant: in equity No. 2.” 29 pp. Yale University call no. Ndy73 U2 +In8h. Viewed 3 May 2016. [A00530]

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International Silver Company. (1926). International Silver Company: Leading manufacturer of silver and silver-plated ware in the United States and Canada. New York, 2 pp. Yale University call no. Ndy73 U2 +In8h. Viewed 3 May 2016. [A00529]

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International Silver Company. (c. 1927). Correct table silver: Its choice and use. Meriden, CT, 37 pp. Winterthur Museum, Delaware, call no. NK7199 I61c* TC; New York Public Library call no. *ZM-3-MAR+ p.v. 126, no. 8 (Microfilm); Syracuse University call no. NK7199.I58 C6 1927 f. Viewed 30 April 2016. [A00417-18; A00511]

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Adams, Ann. (1928). Silver: Its development and correct usage. Bridgeport, CT: International Silver Company, 57 pp. Newark Public Library call no. 739.23 A211; New York Public Library call no. *C p.v. 3079. Viewed 3 May 2016. [A00425; A00531]

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International Silver Company. (c. 1929). Correct table silver: Its choice and use. Meriden, CT; 37 pp. (See 1927 entry above with the same title.) Bowling Green State University call no. Mailordercatalogs OVSZFILE 1929; Yale University call no. TS735 .I6. Viewed 21 April 2016. [A00426; A00512]

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International Silver Company. (192-?). The bride’s book of silver. 11 pp. (Issued in portfolio.) New York Public Library call no. 3-MNO+ (International silver company. Bride’s book of silver). Viewed 3 May 2016. [A00532]

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International Silver Company. (1920-25). What every woman should know about super plate-inlaid (brochure). ("The advantages of Holmes & Edwards Super Plate are described for the customer...") Historic New England organization, Boston, MA, reference code EP001.12.012.006.014. Viewed 24 June 2016). [A00955]

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International Silver Company. (September 1932 - June 1933). International silver standard, [vol 1(1) - 1(6)]. Approx. 75 pp. [Internal corporate newsletters including various kinds of advertising campaigns, marketing and media/communications information.] Meriden Historical Society. (Copy in the Design Meriden / artdesigncafe library - offline). Viewed 17 September 2016. [AAA00162]

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International Silver Company of Canada Limited / Rogers Brothers. (1933). Answering the question: How much silver. 16 pp. University of Toronto call no. lang pam 00371. Viewed 10 May 2016. [A00621]

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International Silver Company. (c. 1933). So you’re going to give a buffet party. Meriden, CT; 14 pp. University of Pittsburgh call no. d TX738.5 .S6 1933. Viewed 21 April 2016. [A00423]

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International Silver Company. (September 1934 - May 1935). International silver standard, [vol 3(1) - 3(6)]. Approx. 124 pp. [Internal corporate newsletters including various kinds of advertising campaigns, marketing and media/communications information. In Jan-Feb. 1935, 3(4), pp. 6-7, article: "At Metropolitan Museum: Silverware executed by International Silver Co. in Contemporary American Industrial Art Exhibit"]. Meriden Historical Society. (Copy in the Design Meriden / artdesigncafe library - offline). Viewed 17 September 2016. [AAA00163]

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Holmes & Edwards Silver Company / International Silver Company. (1937). Sterling inlaid for those who desire the best. 14 pp. The Strong, Rochester, NY, call no. TS735.H6556 S73 1937. Viewed 24 June 2016. [A00956]

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International Silver Company / Handy (Jam) Organization (producer). (1941). “International moves the Browns to Sterling Street” (Motivational film for International Silver Company salespeople). Length: 19:48 min. (Unconfirmed source). Viewed 4 May 2016. [A00558]

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Wilson, Edward Elmer. (1942). International Silver Wilcox and Atlantic silver salmon. 6 leaves. Yale University call no. 2000 5. Viewed 4 May 2016. [A00557]

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International Silver Company. (February 1946). The story of silver plate (no. 144). Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - offline. Viewed 22 July 2016. [A01093]

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International Silver Company. (194-?). The enjoyment of sterling. Meriden, CT; 36 pp. Winterthur Museum, Delaware, call no. NK7240 I61e. Viewed 4 May 2016. [A00556]

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International Silver Company. (1953). Presenting... silver rhythm... styled for contemporary living in... International sterling. Meriden, CT; number of pages unknown. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, call no. 031859. Viewed 21 April 2016. [A00422]

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Adams, Ann. (c. 195?). Setting your table with simple charm or gracious formality. Hamilton, ON: International Silver Company of Canada, pp. 20. Viewed 21 April 2016. Toronto Public Library call no. 739.23802 I56.2. Viewed 21 April 2016. [A00424]

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International Silver Company. (195?). Arranging your table...: and points of etiquette. Meriden, CT; 13 pp. Winterthur Museum, Delaware, call no. NK7199 I61a TC. Viewed 3 May 2016. [A00533]

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International Silver Company. (undated). Trainon: A masterpiece of the classics. Brown University call no. "in process". Viewed 19 July 2016. [A01063]



C. International Silver Company - Other historical documentation

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International Silver Company. (1853-1931). International Silver Company records. [International Silver Company]. [Acquisitions is 1898-1903 — 1898: “Barbour Silver Company (Hartford), * Holmes & Edwards Silver Company (Bridgeport), * Manhattan Silver Plate, ( Lyons, New York), * Meriden Britannia Company (Meriden), * Norwich Cutlery (Norwich), * William Rogers Manufacturing Company (Hartford), Rogers Cutlery (Hartford), Rogers and Brothers (Waterbury), Rogers and Hamilton (Waterbury), Wilcox Silver Plate (Meriden), Watrous Manufacturing Company (Wallingford), Standard Silver Company, Ltd. ( Toronto, Canada)”. 1899: “Derby Silver Company (Derby), Simpson, Hall, Miller & Company (Wallingford), Simpson Nickel Company (Wallingford), Middletown Plate Company (Middletown).” 1903: United States Silver Corporation, including * C. Rogers & Brothers (Meriden). University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT call no. 1980.0008. Viewed 15 May 2016. [A00419]

“*” indicates represented in the UCONN records collection.

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(c. 1911). Meriden Illustrated. [Description of companies, p. 4; illustration, p. 7.] William S. Kline & Company: Kinderhook, NY. 30 pp. Courtesy Connecticut State Library, Hartford, CT. Viewed 1 August 2016. [A00781; A01122]

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(1918). Aero view of Meriden, Connecticut. [Including illustration of International Silver Co., 48 State Street.] Hughes & Bailey: Boston. Courtesy Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Viewed 1 August 2016. [A01020-21]

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Burke and Kober, architects / Shulman, Julius, photographer (architectural photographer). (1948). "International Silver Company" (Job 299). (15 items). In “Julius Shulman photography archive, 1936-1997. Series IV. Job numbers, 1934-2009”. Courtesy Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles. Getty I.D. - 2004.R.10(Job 299). Viewed 4 May 2016. [A00589]

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United States Tariff Commission. (1970). “Silver-plated and stainless-steel table holloware: Certain workers of the Factory E Plant, International Silver Company, Meriden, Connecticut: Report to the President on investigation no. TEA-W-29 under section 351(c)(2) of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962.” 14 pp. Courtesy University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Viewed 29 April 2016. [A00485]



D. International Silver Company - Annual reports

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International Silver Company. (1901-1903, 1905-1930, 1932-1940, 1945, 1949-1953, 1955-1956, 1958-1959, 1963). Annual report(s). Yale University call no. Ndy73 U2 +In8B. Viewed 4 May 2016. [A00548]



E. International Silver Company - Key secondary sources

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Snow, William G. (1935). The Cowles family in the Turkey Hills District: The Spoonville factory — its predecessors and successors. 2 leaves. (Subjects include: Meriden Britannia Company, International Silver Company, and William Rogers Mfg Co.) Connecticut State Library call no. HD9537.U64 C69 1935. Viewed 2 May 2016. [A00517]

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May, Earl Chapin. (1947). Century of silver, 1847-1947; Connecticut Yankees and a noble metal. 388 pp. New York: E.M. McBride & Company. Metropolitan Museum of Art call no. 146.5 M45; University of Illinois call no. 671 M452C; Yale University call no. Jke33 C8 947M; Library of Congress classification no. HD9536.U54 I55; New York State Library call no. 739 M46. (See worldcat.org for many more locations.) Viewed 3 May 2016. [A00534-38]

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Hogan, Edmund P. (1977). An American heritage; a book about the International Silver Company. 183 pp. Meriden, CT: International Silver Company, 1977. (Includes: Meriden Flint Glass Co.: p. 172-181. Also, Meriden Britannia.) Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, call no. NK7112 .H71; Metropolitan Museum of Art call no. HD9536.Uf4 I554 1977; Meriden Public Library call no. R 739.2 HO; Winterthur Museum, Delaware, call no. NK7112 I61; University of Illinois call no. HD9536.U54 I61; Connecticut State Library call no. HD9536.U54 I58 1977; Art Institute of Chicago call no. 739.20973 H714a. (See worldcat.org for many more locations.) [A00549-55]

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Stern, Jewel. (2005). Modernism in American silver. 392 pp. ISBN: 0-300-10927-x. Dallas Museum of Art and Yale University Press. (Book accompanied exhibition at 5 American venues.) Multiple locations: see worldcat.org.



Footnote:
[1] For dates, see (a) "A Guide to the International Silver Company Records, 1853-1921". University of Connecticut university libraries website; and (b) Hayes, Thomas C. "Insilco declares bankruptcy", New York Times, 14 January 1991. Viewed 15 May 2016 [A00660-61]

[2] See Thompson, Eleanor McD. (1991). Guide to the microfiche edition of trade catalogues at the Winterthur Museum, part 2, (entry no. 3101). (Also see entry 3102.) 184 pp. Courtesy Winterthur Museum, Delaware. [A00868; A00889] (Please note, sometimes the trade catalogue itself is searchable in a library catalogue, and sometimes one needs to search the microform series as a whole.)

[3] McKinstry, E. Richard / Winterthur Museum. (1984). Trade catalogues at Winterthur: A guide to the literature of merchandising, 1750 to 1980. [Entry no. 1659, p. 289]. Garland Publishing: New York and London. Viewed 19 June 2016. (Please note, sometimes the trade catalogue itself is searchable in a library catalogue, and sometimes one needs to search the microform series as a whole.) Viewed 19 June 2016. [A00518; A00908]



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