Meriden Cutlery Co. design catalogues and other historical documentation (2016)

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Meriden Cutlery Co. design catalogues and other historical documentation

A. Meriden Cutlery Co. design catalogues

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Meriden Cutlery Company. (1856). [Price list]. Number of pages unknown. Cornell University call no. Archives 1066. Viewed 26 June 2016. [A00995]

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Meriden Cutlery Company. (1858). [Price list]. Number of pages unknown. Cornell University call no. Archives 1066. Viewed 26 June 2016. [A00995]

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Meriden Cutlery Co. (1887). “Table cutlery”. Number of pages unknown. University of Virginia call no. TS199 .A5 H34 no.35. Viewed 21 May 2016. [A00679]

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Meriden Cutlery Co. (1890?). [Catalogue of] Table cutlery. 37 pp. Connecticut Historical Society call no. 974.62 M651mc – offline. Viewed 21 May 2016. [C00014-05]

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Meriden Cutlery Co. (1895). Illustrated catalogue no. 8, of table cutlery in pearl, stag, etc. 39 plates. Brown University call no Box 442 No. 39. Viewed 26 June 2016. [A00994]

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Meriden Cutlery Co. (1919). Anvil brand table cutlery [catalogue 19]. 48 pp. Connecticut Historical Society call no. Q974.62 m651mc 1919? – offline. Viewed 21 May 2016. [C00014-70]



B. Other Meriden Cutlery Co. historical documentation

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Bishop, J. Leander. (1868). "Manufactures in Meriden" (Mentions Meriden Cutlery Company), (pp. 424- 426). A history of American manufactures from 1608-1860 (3rd edition, revised and enlarged). 643 pp. Philadelphia: Edward Young & Co. Courtesy of University of Michigan Viewed 15 June 2016. [A00816-18]

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Connecticut Supreme Court of Errors. (1868?). "Connecticut Supreme court of errors, record of cases on appeal, 1868". New Haven; 150 pp. (includes: “Julius Pratt vs. the Meriden Cutlery Company”). Boston University Law Libraries – no call no. (See worldcat.org for more locations.) Viewed 21 May 2016. [A00678]

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Bloomingdales (New York, Paris, London, Berlin). (1910). Bloomingdales Bros. catalogue and diary 1910 New York City. [Advert: “Meriden Cutlery Co.; Manufacturers of Fine Table Cutlery; Anne Brand Carvers; For Sale by Bloomingdale Brothers” (page 185).] 256 pp. Viewed 22 July 2016. [A01094-95]

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(1918). Aero view of Meriden, Connecticut. [Including illustration of Meriden Cutlery Co., South Meriden.] Hughes & Bailey: Boston. Courtesy Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Viewed 21 July 2016. [A01020-21]. (For more maps, see the historical Meriden maps webpage.)



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This compilation is currently in development. We are compiling scattered resources across North America and beyond with the goal of identifying a complete set. This initiative aims to enable more productive research and facilitate new discoveries. If you know of original documentation not listed below, please contact artdesigncafe.