Edward Miller & Co. design catalogues and historical information (2016)

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MILLER CO., EDWARD
This business was started by Horatio N. Howard in 1844. One year later it was sold to Edward Miller. Edward Miller & Co., a corporation was organize in 1866, with a capital of $200,000 [...] and have since 1885 been the manufacturers of that well known lamp the "Rochester," and now are putting upon the market the crowning effort in the line of great lamps, "The Miller," [...] The factory turns out immense quantities of lamp goods and trimmings of every description, brass kettles and numerous small articles are also made. A Rolling mill is connected with the factory [...] One of the best equipped Brass Foundries in the State forms part of the plant, and altogether the business gives employment to about 700 persons. [...] Its officers at present are, President, Edward Miller; Secretary and Treasurer, Edward Miller, Jr.; Assistant Treasurer, Benj. C. Kennard; Superintendant, R.T. Lattin; Assistant Superintendent, Arthur E. Miller.’

— D.H. Hurd & Co. (1893). "Miller Co., Edward.", (p. 211), also building illustration on another page. In Town and city atlas of the State of Connecticut. Compiled from government surveys, county records and personal investigations. See entry below. (Updated 11 October 2017. A00085-87.)


Edward Miller & Co. design catalogues and historical information (by year)


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1840s

Various newspapers, magazines and other sources

(c. 1844-). Various newspapers, magazines and other sources - search engines. (Updated 18 October 2017.)


1850s

1855-1871 - company records

Edward Miller & Co. records, 1855-1871. (10 linear feet; 41 volumes. Updated 17 April 2017. A00019.)

1856 - missing design catalogue

Meriden Britannia Company. (1856). [Catalogue]. Number of pages unknown. No copy in a public library known to exist. [1]

1856 - design catalogue excerpt

Meriden Britannia Company. (1856). Reprinted page of catalogue (1856). In Scheips, Marguerite T. 1995). The Miller Company: The first 150 years, (p. 20). Miller Company: Meriden, CT. (Updated 19 April 2017. A02239.)


1860s

1860 - patent - device for securing lamp-chimneys

John J. Marcy, assignor to Edward Miller. (4 December 1860). Letters patent no. 30,856: Device for securing lamp-chimneys. (Viewed 14 March 2018. AAA01131).


1862 patents

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1862 - patent - hand lamp and lantern

John J. Marcy, assignor to Edward Miller. (18 March 1962). Design no. 1549: Hand lamp and lantern. (Viewed 14 March 2018. AAA01132).

1862 - patent - improved spring-catch for lamp-chimneys

Merwin Fowler, assignor to Edward Miller. (17 June 1862). Letters patent no. 35,649: Improved spring-catch for lamp-chimneys. (Viewed 14 March 2018. AAA01133).



1863 - patent - improvement in lamp-burners

John J. Marcy, assignor to Edward Miller. (21 July 1863). Letters patent no. 39,320: Improvement in lamp-burners. (Viewed 17 March 2018. AAA01228).


1866 patents

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1866 - patent - improvement in lamp-burners

John J. Marcy, assignor to Edward Miller. (4 December 1866). Reissue no. 2412; original letters patent no. 39,320 (21 July 1863): Improvement in lamp-burners. (Viewed 29 April 2018. AAA02701).

1866 - patent - improvement in lamp burner

J. J. Marcy, assignor to Edward Miller. (4 December 1866). Letters patent no. 60,215: Improvement in lamp burner. (Viewed 17 March 2018. AAA01229).



1867 patents

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1867 - patent - improvement in lamp-shade clasps

John J. Marcy, assignor to E. Miller and Company. (2 July 1867). Letters patent no. 66,366: Improvement in lamp-shade clasps. (Viewed 17 March 2018. AAA01231).

1867 - patent - improvement in lamp-burners

George E. Baldwin, assignor to E. Miller and Company. (10 December 1867). Letters patent no. 71,949: Improvement in lamp-burners. (Viewed 17 March 2018. AAA01230).



1868 - design catalogue

Edward Miller & Co. (August 1, 1868). Price list of Edward Miller & Co. ..., manufacturers of coal oil burners, lamp trimmings, tinmen’s hardware, machine oilers. 24 pp. (Updated 17 April 2017. A00742; A01071.)


1868 patents

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1868 - patent - improvement in oil-cans

J. J. Marcy, assignor to E. Miller & Co. (7 April 1868). Letters patent no. 76,483: Improvement in oil-cans. (Viewed 17 March 2018. AAA01237).

1868 - patent - improvements in lanterns

Thomas Langston, assignor to E. Miller & Company. (26 May 1868). Letters patent no. 78,378: Improvements in lanterns. (Viewed 17 March 2018. AAA01238).

1868 - patent - improvement in tubes for oilers

Frederick J. Seymour, assignor to E. Miller & Company. (29 December 1868). Letters patent no. 85,484: Improvement in tubes for oilers. (Viewed 6 May 2018. AAA02934).



1869 patents

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1869 - patent - improvement in machine for spinning tapering tubes of sheet-metal

Frederick [J.] Seymour, assignor to himself and E. Miller & Co. (26 January 1869). Letter patent no. 86,182: Improvement in machine for spinning tapering tubes of sheet-metal. (Viewed 17 March 2018. AAA01239).

1869 - patent - improvement in machine for spinning-metal

J. J. Marcy, assignor to himself and E. Miller and Company. (27 April 1869). Letters patent no. 89,491: Improvement in machine for spinning-metal. (Viewed 17 March 2018. AAA01240).




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1870s

1870 - historical information

Davis, Charles Henry Stanley. (1870). "Edward Miller & Co." section, (pp. 489-90). In History of Wallingford, Conn. From its settlement in 1670 to the present time: Including Meriden, which was one of its parishes until 1806, and Cheshire, which was incorporated in 1780. (Also see "Manufactures section": pp. 472-495.) (Viewed 17 November 2016. A00793-94.)

1870 - patent - improvement in oil-can vent-spouts

J. J. Marcy, assignor to himself and E. Miller & Co. (18 January 1870). Letters patent no. 98,986: Improvement in oil-can vent-spouts. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01974).


1872 patents

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1872 - patent - improvement in lamps

Orson N. Perkins, assignor to E. Miller & Co. (13 August 1872). Letters patent no. 130,530: Improvement in lamps. (Viewed 17 March 2018. AAA01244).

1872 - patent - improvements in tops for oil-cans

Merwin Fowler, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (1 October 1872). Letters patents no. 131,748: Improvements in tops for oil-cans. (Viewed 17 March 2018. AAA01245).

1872 - patent - improvement in vapor-burners

Orson N. Perkins, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (12 November 1872). Letters patent no. 133,051: Improvement in vapor-burners. (Viewed 17 March 2018. AAA01246).

1872 - patent - improvement in shade-holders for lamps

Orson N. Perkins, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (10 December 1872). Letters patent no. 133,885: Improvement in shade-holders for lamps. (Viewed 17 March 2018. AAA01247).



1873 patents

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1873 - patent - improvement in lamps

Joshua E. Ambrose, assignor to Sarah Ambrose and Edward Miller. (20 May 1873; filed 12 February 1873). Reissue 5412; original letters patent no. 30,381 (16 October 1860): Improvement in lamps. (Viewed 29 April 2018. AAA02704).

1873 - patent - design for lamp-stand

William H. Perkins, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (9 September 1873; filed 4 June 1873). Design no. 6876: Design for lamp-stand. (Viewed 17 March 2018. AAA01234).

1873 - patent - improvement in lamps

Orson N. Perkins, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (28 October 1873; filed 30 April 1873). Letters patent no. 144,132: Improvement in lamps. (Viewed 17 March 2018. AAA01233).



1874 patents

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1874 - patent - improvement in lanterns

Thomas Langston, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (24 March 1874; filed 28 January 1874). Letters patent no. 148,964: Improvement in lanterns. (Viewed 17 March 2018. AAA01232).

1874 - patent - improvements in oil-cans

Orson N. Perkins and Albert S. Perkins, assignors to Edward Miller & Co. (9 June 1874; filed 22 April 1874). Letters patent no. 153,604: Improvements in oil-cans. (Viewed 26 April 2018. AAA02566).

1874 - patent - improvement in lanterns

Thomas Langston, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (29 September 1874; filed 4 September 1874). Letters patent no. 155,527: Improvement in lanterns. (Viewed 17 March 2018. AAA01236).



1875 patents

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1875 - patent - improvement in globe-holders for lamps

Russell B. Perkins, assignor to E. Miller & Co. (9 February 1875; filed 16 December 1874). Letters patent no. 159,608: Improvement in globe-holders for lamps. (Viewed 17 March 2018. AAA01248).

1875 - patent - improvements in oilers

Russell B. Perkins, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (15 June 1875; filed 4 May 1875). Letters patent no. 164,589: Improvements in oilers. (Viewed 17 March 2018. AAA01249).

1875 - patent - improvement in lamp-filling-can tops

Orson N. Perkins, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (14 December 1875; filed 30 November 1875). Letters patent no. 171,165: Improvement in lamp-filling-can tops. (Viewed 17 March 2018. AAA01250).



1876 - design catalogue

Edward Miller & Co. (1876). Price list ... sheet brass, German silver ... [trade catalogue]. 59 pp. (Updated 17 April 2017. A00732.)

1876 - Edward Miller & Co. in Philadelphia exhibition

(1876). List of awards made by the United States Centennial Commission to the American Exhibitors, International Exhibition, 1876, at Philadelphia. [Listed: Edward Miller, (p. 107). The actual award received is not indicated in this text.] 134 pp. S. T. Souder & Company: Philadelphia. (Viewed 16 June 2016. A00841-42.)

1876 - Edward Miller & Co. in Philadelphia exhibition

(1877). Souvenir of the Centennial exhibition [1876]: Connecticut’s representation at Philadelphia. [Core section: pp 99-111; also see exhibits list: pp. 124-27; Exhibitors including Edward Miller & Co. (p. 126) Geo. D. Curtis: Hartford, CT. (Viewed 25 June 2016. A00965-75.)


1876 patents

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1876 - patent - improvement in lamps

Joshua E. Ambrose, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (11 January 1876; filed 9 December 1875). Reissue no. 6844; original letters patent no. 30,381 (16 October 1860): Improvement in lamps. (Viewed 29 April 2018. AAA02702).

1876 - patent - design for cigar-light

George A. Woods, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (1 August 1876; filed 24 July 1876). Design no. 9421: Design for cigar-light. (Viewed 29 April 2018. AAA02703).

1876 - patent - improvement in shade-holders

Orson N. Perkins, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (31 October 1876; filed 14 August 1876). Letters patent no. 183,965: improvement in shade-holders. (Viewed 17 March 2018. AAA01241).



1877 - design catalogue

Edward Miller & Co. (1877). Illustrated catalogue of bronzed parlor ornaments. Number of pages unknown. (Viewed 30 April 2017. A02340.)



"The company continued to flourish through the 1870’s and even more in the 1880’s. New buildings were added, new departments were started, and new stores were opened at 56-58 Park Place and 51-53 Barclay Street in New York City. Stores were opened in Boston (at 38 Pearl Street) and in Chicago, and salesrooms were opened in Philadelphia and San Francisco..."

"[Later] Edward Miller and Company not only was selling its products in the United States, but also exporting them to Europe, Asia, Australia and South America. In the 1890’s the company even had an agent, John Hodsall, in Buenos Aires."

—Scheips, Marguerite T. (Research by Allen L. Weathers). (1995). The Miller Company: The first 150 years, (p. 31 & 34). Miller Company: Meriden, CT.




1878 patents

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1878 - patent - design for a statuette

Truman H. Bartlett, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (5 March 1878; filed 12 April 1877). Design no. 10,505; Design for a statuette. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01894).

Patent - improvement in lamp-burners

Russell B. Perkins, assignor to E. Miller & Co. (16 April 1878; filed 18 February 1878). Letters patent no. 202,580: Improvement in lamp-burners. (Viewed 17 March 2018. AAA01242).



1879 - Edward Miller & Co. in Sydney Exhibition

Commission of the United States. (1879). Sydney International Exhibition: United States Court - Official catalogue of exhibits. (For E. Miller & Co., see pp. 10, 19.) (Viewed 2 March 2017. A01524-27.)

Patent - improvement in extension-lamps

Louis Hornberger, assignor to E. Miller & Co. (14 October 1879; filed 19 July 1879). Letter patent no. 220,535: Improvement in extension-lamps. (Viewed 17 March 2018. AAA01243).


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1880s

1880 - Edward Miller & Co. in Melbourne Exhibition

(1880). Melbourne International Exhibition 1880; The official catalogue of the exhibits, with introductory notes of the countries exhibiting, v. II, second edition to the first issue. [American exhibits, including "E. Miller & Co." (Class 25.— Bronzes and various Art Castings and Repousse Work, & Class 27.— Apparatus and Processes for Heating and Lighting) (p. 235).] Viewed 28 June 2016. [A00997-1000]


1880 patents

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1880 - patent - lantern

Thomas Langston, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (17 February 1880; filed 26 August 1879). Letters patent no. 224,703: Lantern. (Viewed 20 March 2018. AAA01336).

1880 - patent - lantern

Russell B. Perkins, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (14 September 1880; filed 6 May 1880). Letters patent no. 232,295: Lantern. (Viewed 20 March 2018. AAA01337).

1880 - patent - lantern

Russell B. Perkins, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (30 November 1880; filed 11 October 1880). Letters patent no. 234,926: Lantern. (Viewed 20 Maech 2018. AAA01338).



1881 - design catalogue

Edward Miller & Co. (1881). Illustrated catalogue of bronzed parlor ornaments. Number of pages unknown. (Updated 17 April 2017. A00733.)

1881 - design catalogue reprint

Edward Miller & Co. (1881). Reprint of Illustrated catalogue: Bronzed, decorated and real bronze lamps and cigar lighters. Fairweather Antiques, Meriden (1976). 100 pp. (Updated 17 April 2017. A01461; A02237.)

1881 - design brochure

Westland Safety Lamp Co. (1881). Distributor brochure featuring products by Bradley & Hubbard Mfg. Co., Meriden Malleable Iron Co., Meriden Flint Glass Co., and E. Miller & Co., Providence, RI. 10 pp. (Viewed 10 March 2016. A00017; A00717.)

1881 - illustrations of buildings

Porter, Wils (lithographer). (1881). Illustrations of Edward Miller & Co. and Edward Miller residence. In Meriden, Conn. 1881 / From Summit Heights. [print (lithograph)]. B. S. Farrow (Publisher). (Object no. 1973.0498.004. Viewed 3 June 2017. A02584-85.)


1882 patents

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1882 - patent - wick-tube

Charles A. Kinney, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (25 April 1882; filed 17 March 1882). Letters patent no. 257,021: Wick-tube. (Viewed 20 March 2018. AAA01347).

1882 - patent - lantern

Charles A. Kinney, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (6 June 1882; filed 30 March 1882). Letters patent no. 259,170: Lantern. (Viewed 20 March 2018. AAA01348).

1882 - patent - design for a lantern

Charles A. Kinney, assignor to Edw. Miller & Co. (27 June 1882; filed 1 May 1882). Design no. 13,008: Design for a lantern. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01972).

1882 - patent - lamp-burner

Charles A. Kinney, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (29 August 1882; filed 31 July 1882). Letters patent no. 263,534: Lamp-burner. (Viewed 20 March 2018. AAA01349).



1883 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (15 February 1883). Advertisement: "Edward Miller & Co., Manufacturers of Fine Lamps, Bronze Ornaments, Burner Goods..." Meriden Daily Republican, p. 1, column 7. (Viewed 9 September 2017. G00258).


1883 patents

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1883 - patent - lantern

Thomas Langston, assignor to Edw. Miller & Co. (12 June 1883; filed 16 March 1883). Letters patent no. 279,403: Lantern. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01973).

1883 - patent - lantern

Thomas Langston, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (14 August 1883; filed 5 July 1883). Letters patent no. 283,258: Lantern. (Viewed 20 March 2018. AAA01352).

1883 - patent - lantern

Thomas Langston, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (4 September 1883; filed 30 June 1883). Letters patent no. 284,442: Lantern. (Viewed 20 March 2018. AAA01353).

1883 - patent - lamp-fixture

Russell B. Perkins, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (11 September 1883; filed 5 July 1883). Letters patent no. 284,889: Lamp-fixture. (Viewed 20 March 2018. AAA01354).

1883 - patent - chandelier

Russell B. Perkins, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (11 September 1883; filed 5 July 1883). Letters patent no. 284,890: chandelier. (Viewed 20 March 2018. AAA01355).

1883 - patent - extension-chandelier

Russell B. Perkins, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (25 September 1883; filed 5 July 1883). Letters patent no. 285,668: extension-chandelier. (Viewed 20 March 2018. AAA01355).

1883 - patent - convertible lamp and gas fixture

Charles A. Holbrook. (2 October 1883; filed 23 June 1883). Letters patent no. 286,007: Convertible lamp and gas fixture. (Viewed 20 March 2018. AAA01356).

1883 - patent - shade-holder

Orson N. Perkins, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (2 October 1883; filed 6 August 1883). Letters patent no. 286,063: Shade-holder. (Viewed 20 March 2018. AAA01357).

1883 - patent - extension lamp-fixture

Russell B. Perkins, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (20 November 1883; filed 20 August 1883). Letters patent no. 288,852: Extension lamp-fixture. (Viewed 20 March 2018. AAA01358).

1883 - patent - extension-chandelier

Henry O. Winslow, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (18 December 1883; filed 8 October 1883). Letters patent no. 290,618: Extension-chandelier. (Viewed 20 March 2018. AAA01359).

1883 - patent - extension-chandelier

Louis Hornberger, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (25 December 1883; filed 10 September 1883). Letters patent no. 290,883: Extension-chandelier. (Viewed 20 March 2018. AAA01360).



1884 - patent - hanging lamp

Russell B. Perkins, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (1 July 1884; filed 14 January 1884). Letters patent no. 301,265: Hanging lamp. (Viewed 20 March 2018. AAA01361).

1884 - map

(1884). Meriden, Connecticut map. (p. 10 showing Centre street and E. Miller & Co. site.). Sanborn Map & Publishing Co. 14 leaves. (Viewed 21 November 2016. A01026; AAA00008.)


1885 patents

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1885 - patent - extension lamp-fixture

Russell B. Perkins, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (3 February 1885; filed 18 August 1884). Letters patent no. 311,779: Extension lamp-fixture. (Viewed 20 March 2018. AAA01350).

1885 - patent - extension chandelier

Roland L. Brewer, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (21 April 1885; filed 9 February 1885). Letters patent no. 316,230: Extension chandelier. (Viewed 20 March 2018. AAA01351).



1886 patents

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1886 - patent - suspension device for lamps

Roland L. Brewer, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (2 February 1886; filed 16 November 1885). Letters patent no. 335,107; serial no. 182,914: Suspension device for lamps. (Viewed 21 March 2018. AAA01392).

1886 - patent - lamp-hanger

Charles A. Kinney, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (16 February 1886; filed 31 August 1885). Letters patent no. 336,326; serial no. 175,694: Lamp-hanger. (Viewed 21 March 2018. AAA01393).

1886 - patent - shade-holder

Russell B. Perkins, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (13 April 1886; filed 8 February 1886). Letters patent no. 339,923; serial no. 191,147: Shade-holder. (Viewed 21 March 2018. AAA01394).

1886 - patent - shade-ring for hanging lamps

Charles A. Kinney, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (11 May 1886; filed 9 March 1886). Letters patent no. 341,661; serial no. 194,610: Shade-ring for hanging lamps. (Viewed 21 March 2018. AAA01395).

1886 - patent - suspension device for lamps

Russell B. Perkins, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (18 May 1886; filed 7 September 1885). Letters patent no. 342,132; serial no. 176,385: Suspension device for lamps. (Viewed 21 March 2018. AAA01396).

1886 - patent - lamp-shade ornament

George L. Cooper, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (30 November 1886; filed 2 August 1886). Letters patent no. 353,480; serial no. 209,730: Lamp-shade ornament. (Viewed 21 March 2018. AAA01397).



1887 patents

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1887 - patent - lamp

Frank Rhind, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (8 February 1887; filed 27 September 1886). Letters patent no. 357,412; serial no. 214,620: Lamp. (Viewed 21 March 2018. AAA01398).

1887 - patent - hanging lamp

Frank Rhind, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (19 April 1887; filed 6 January 1887). Letters patent no. 361,546; serial no. 223,600: Hanging lamp. (Viewed 21 March 2018. AAA01399).

1887 - patent - central-draft lamp

Frank Rhind, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (7 June 1887; filed 24 January 1887). Letters patent no. 364,438; serial no. 225,264: Central-draft lamp. (Viewed 25 March 2018. AAA01507).

1887 - patent - lamp-standard

Charles Maschmeyer, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (5 July 1887; filed 30 March 1887). Letters patent no. 366,014; serial no. 232,961: Lamp-standard. (Viewed 25 March 2018. AAA01508).

1887 - patent - wick-raiser

Frank Rhind, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (1 November 1887; filed 15 April 1887). Letters patent no. 372,639; serial no. 234,875: Wick-raiser. (Viewed 25 March 2018. AAA01509).

1887 - patent - shade-holder

Frank Rhind, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (15 November 1887; filed 2 May 1887). Letters no. 373,154; serial no. 236,828: Shade-holder. (Viewed 25 March 2018. AAA01510).

1887 - patent - hanging lamp

Louis Hornberger and George L. Cooper, assignors to Edward Miller & Company. (27 December 1887; filed 13 January 1887). Letters patent no. 375,536; serial no. 224,173: Hanging lamp. (Viewed 25 March 2018. AAA01511).



1887-1900 - patents

Edward Miller & Co. (1887-1900). [Collection of oil lamp patents, 1887-1900]. [Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent Office, 1887-1900]. (Updated 17 April 2017. A00018.)


1888 patents

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1888 - patent - lamp-burner

Frank Rhind, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (20 March 1888; filed 25 April 1887). Letters patent no. 379,813; serial no. 236,038: Lamp-burner. (Viewed 26 April 2018. AAA02567).

1888 - patent - hanging lamp

Frank Rhind, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (20 March 1888; filed 27 June 1887). Letters patent no. 379,908; serial no. 242,570: Hanging lamp. (Viewed 26 April 2018. AAA02568).

1888 - patent - lantern

Frank Rhind, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (15 May 1888; filed 31 May 1887). Letters patent no. 382,831; serial no. 239,727: Lantern. (Viewed 26 April 2018. AAA02569).

1888 - patent - extension lamp-fixture

Frank Rhind, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (29 May 1888; filed 30 November 1887). Letters patent no. 383,769; serial no. 256,511: Extension lamp-fixture. (Viewed 26 April 2018. AAA02570).

1888 - patent - ornamented metallic surface

Frank Rhind, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (12 June 1888; filed 31 May 1887). Letters patent no. 384,282; serial no. 239,726: Ornamented metallic surface. (Viewed 26 April 2018. AAA02571).

1888 - patent - barometric reservoir.

Frank Rhind, assignor of one-half to Edward Miller & Company. (24 July 1888; filed Letters patent no. 386,657; serial no. 246,096: Barometric reservoir. (Viewed 6 May 2018. AAA02935).

1888 - patent - central-draft lamp

Frank Rhind, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (24 July 1888; filed 19 September 1887). Letters patent no. 386,658; serial no. 250,047: Central-draft lamp. (Viewed 26 April 2018. AAA02572).

1888 - patent - lamp-standard

William E. Hammond and J. Gilbert Merriam, assignors to Edward Miller & Company. (21 August 1888; filed 8 March 1888). Letters patent no. 388,195; serial no. 266,545: Lamp-standard. (Viewed 26 April 2018. AAA02573).

1888 - patent - central-draft lamp

Frank Rhind, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (28 August 1888; filed 23 January 1888). Letters patent no. 388,445; serial no. 261,622: Central-draft lamp. (Viewed 26 April 2018. AAA02574).

1888 - patent - suspension device for lamps

Frank Rhind, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (11 September 1888; filed 26 March 1888). Letters patent no. 389,409; serial no. 268,527: Suspension device for lamps. (Viewed 26 April 2018. AAA02575).

1888 - patent - lamp-extinguisher

Frank Rhind, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (2 October 1888; filed 4 June 1887). Letters patent no. 390,254; serial no. 240,247: Lamp-extinguisher. (Viewed 26 April 2018. AAA02576).

1888 - patent - hanging lamp

Frank Rhind, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (13 November 1888; filed 15 November 1887). Letters patent no. 392,969; serial no. 255,257: Hanging lamp. (Viewed 26 April 2018. AAA02577).

1888 - patent - hanging lamp

Frank Rhind, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (18 December 1888; filed 31 May 1888). Letters patent no. 394,882; serial no. 275,616: Hanging lamp. (Viewed 26 April 2018. AAA02578).



1889 - seven product illustrations

Edward Miller & Co. (1889). Seven illustrations of lighting. [on sales sheet or from unknown trade catalogue]. (Ref. code: EP001.12.013.004.008. Viewed 10 October 2017. G01280.)

1889 - pamphlet

Edward Miller & Co. (1889). Pamphlet: Rochester Lamp. (Ref. code: EP001.01.071.01.01.008. Viewed 10 October 2017. G01279.)

1889 - circular

Edward Miller & Co. (1889). Circular, Edward Miller & Co., 10 and 12 College Place, New York. (Ref. code: EP001.12.013.004.053. Viewed 10 October 2017. G01278.)


1889 patents

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1889 - patent - wick-lifting device

Frank Rhind, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (8 January 1889; filed 13 August 1888). Letters patent no. 395,757; serial no. 282,630: Wick-lifting device. (Viewed 29 April 2018. AAA02705).

1889 - patent - lamp-hanger

Edward Miller, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (8 January 1889; filed 29 June 1888). Letters patent no. 395,845; serial no. 278,528: Lamp-hanger. (Viewed 29 April 2018. AAA02706).

1889 - patent - suspension device for lamps

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (5 February 1889; filed 25 June 1888). Letters patent no. 397,462; serial no. 278,106: Suspension device for lamps. (Viewed 29 April 2018. AAA02707).

1889 - patent - suspension device for lamps, etc.

Frank Rhind and George L. Cooper, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (12 February 1889; filed 24 July 1888). Letters patent no. 397,518; serial no. 280,922: Suspension device for lamps, etc. (Viewed 29 April 2018. AAA02708).

1889 - patent - gas-cock

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (26 February 1889; filed 5 November 1888). Letters patent no. 398,616; serial no. 289,959: Gas-cock. (Viewed 29 April 2018. AAA02709).

1889 - patent - suspension device for lamps

William E. Hammond and Joseph G. Merriam, assignors to Edward Miller & Company. (16 April 1889; filed 15 October 1888). Letters patent no. 401,557; serial no. 288,125: Suspension device for lamps. (Viewed 6 May 2018. AAA02936).

1889 - patent - suspension device

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (23 April 1889; filed 5 December 1888). Letters patent no. 401,781; serial no. 292,716: Suspension device. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02710).

1889 - patent - lamp-standard

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (21 May 1889; filed 4 February 1889). Letters patent no. 403,841; serial no. 298,590: Lamp-standard. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02711).

1889 - patent - extension-chandelier

Charles Maschmeyer, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (25 June 1889; filed 4 February 1889). Letters patent no. 405,899; serial no. 298,572: Extension-chandelier. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02712).

1889 - patent - lamp-standard

Charles Maschmeyer, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (2 July 1889; filed 29 December 1888). Letters patent no. 406,107; serial no. 294,967: Lamp-standard. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02713).

1889 - patent - suspension device for lamps

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (30 July 1889; filed 1 April 1889). Letters patent no. 408,107; serial no. 305,536: Suspension device for lamps. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02714).

1889 - patent - argand lamp

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (6 August 1889; filed 2 March 1889). Letters patent no. 408,306; serial no. 302,545: Argand lamp. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02715).

1889 - patent - suspension device for lamps

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (13 August 1889; filed 25 March 1889). Letters patent no. 408,975; serial no. 304,652: Suspension device for lamps. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02716).

1889 - patent - hanging lamp

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (8 October 1889; filed 24 May 1889). Letters patent no. 412,502; serial no. 311,966: Hanging lamp. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02717).

1889 - patent - argand burner

Frank Rhind, assignor of one-half to Edward Miller & Company. (3 December 1889; filed 28 March 1889). Letters patent no. 416,236; serial no. 305,164: Argand burner. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02718).

1889 - patent - argand lamp

Frank Rhind, assignor of one-half to Edward Miller & Company. (3 December 1889; filed 4 May 1889). Letters patent no. 416,237; serial no. 309,566: Argand lamp. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02719).



1890s

1890 - article

(Sept. 1890). "Edward Miller & Co." (including a table lamp illustration). The Decorator and Furnisher, 16(6), p. 214. (Viewed 9 January 2017. A01462. DM.)


1890 patents

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1890 - patent - lamp-standard

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (1 April 1890; filed 24 December 1889). Letters patent no.424,711; serial no. 334,838: Lamp-standard. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02730).

1890 - patent - hanging lamp

John I. Johnson, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (1 April 1890; filed 6 January 1890). Letters patent no. 424,712; serial no. 336,079: Hanging lamp. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02731).

1890 - patent - wick-adjusting device

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (20 May 1890; filed 9 August 1889). Letters patent no. 428,170; serial no. 320,318: Wick-adjusting device. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02732).

1890 - patent - central-draft lamp

Roland L. Brewer, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (27 May 1890; filed 25 March 1889). Letters patent no. 428,882; serial no. 304,650: Central-draft lamp. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02733).

1890 - patent - wick-adjusting device

Frank Rhind, assignor of one-half to Edward Miller & Company. (10 June 1890; filed 18 December 1889). Letters patent no. 429,743; serial no. 334,235: Wick-adjusting device. (Viewed 6 May 2018. AAA02937).

1890 - patent - extension lamp-support

Charles Maschmeyer, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (17 June 1890; filed 10 March 1890). Letters patent no. 430,392; serial no. 343,283: Extension lamp-support. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02734).

1890 - patent - metal tubing

Charles Maschmeyer, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (15 July 1890; filed 23 May 1890). Letters patent no. 432,059; serial no. 352,954: Metal tubing. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02735).

1890 - patent - extension lamp-support

Charles Maschmeyer, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (15 July 1890; filed 10 March 1890). Letters patent no. 432,278; serial no. 343,282: Extension lamp-support. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02736).

1890 - patent - wick-adjusting device

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (26 August 1890; filed 6 March 1890). Letters patent no. 434,929; serial no. 342,919: Wick-adjusting device. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02737).

1890 - patent - lamp-extinguisher

Frank Rhind, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (18 November 1890; filed 19 May 1890). Letters patent no. 440,748; serial no. 352,410: Lamp-extinguisher. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02738).

1890 - patent - lamp-shade support

George W. Baldwin, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (2 December 1890; filed 5 June 1890). Letters patent no. 441,632; serial no. 354,419: Lamp-shade support. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02739).

1890 - patent - lamp-burner

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (9 December 1890; filed 16 December 1889). Letters patent no. 442,524; serial no. 333,852: Lamp-burner. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02740).

1890 - patent - argand lamp

Frank Rhind, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (30 December 1890; filed 13 September 1889). Letters patent no. 443,868; serial no. 323,887: Argand lamp. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02741).



1891 - historical information

(1891). On "The Celebrated Rochester Lamp" and Edward Miller & Co., (p. 155). In Connecticut of to-day: Its chief business centres. Acme Publishing and Engraving: New York. (Viewed 3 March 2017. A01543; A01558-59.)

1891 - article - patent mention

(2 January 1891). List of patents: "F. L. Rhind, assignor one-half to E. Miller & Co., Meriden, Argand lamp". Meriden Daily Republican, p. 1, column 5. (Viewed 8 September 2017. G00225).


1891 advertisements

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1891 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (1891). Advertisement: "... Manufacturers of ’The Rochester’ Lamps..." Boston Directory, 1891. (Ref. code: EP001.01.071.01.01.003. Viewed 10 October 2017. G01281.)

1891 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (2 January 1891). Advertisement: "Edward Miller & Co., Manufacturers of the celebrated ’Rochester’ Lamp". Meriden Daily Republican, p. 4, column 1. (Viewed 8 September 2017. G00220).



1891 patents

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1891 - patent - lamp-burner

Frank Rhind, assignor of one-half to Edward Miller & Company. (20 January 1891; filed 1 May 1980). Letters patent no. 445,082; serial no. 350,248: Lamp-burner. (Viewed 7 April 2018. AAA01900).

1891 - patent - argand lamp

Frank Rhind, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (23 June 1891; filed 6 December 1890). Letters patent no. 454,528; serial no. 373,835: Argand lamp. (Viewed 7 April 2018. AAA01901).

1891 - patent - suspending device

John I. Johnson, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (14 July 1891; filed 16 February 1891). Letters patent no. 455,878; serial no. 381,667: Suspending device. (Viewed 7 April 2018. AAA01902).



1892 patents

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1892 - patent - wick-adjusting device

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (15 March 1892; filed 16 October 1891). Letters patent no. 471,083; serial no. 408,961: Wick-adjusting device. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02742).

1892 - patent - design for a lamp-fount

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (29 March 1892; filed 8 February 1892). Design no. 21,429; serial no. 420,792: Design for a lamp-fount. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02743).

1892 - patent - lamp-suspending device

George W. Baldwin, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (5 April 1892; filed 16 April 1891). Letters patent no. 472,468; serial no. 389,254: Lamp-suspending device. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02744).

1892 - patent - lamp-burner

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (14 June 1892; filed 19 August 1891). Letters patent no. 477,034; serial no. 403,127: Lamp-burner. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02772).

1892 - patent - lamp-burner

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (14 June 1892; filed 2 October 1891). Letters patent no. 477,035; serial no. 407,549: Lamp-burner. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02773).

1892 - patent - wick-raiser for central-draft lamps

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (28 June 1892; filed 19 October 1891). Letters patent no. 477,862; serial no. 409,206: Wick-raiser for central-draft lamps. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02774).

1892 - patent - wick-raiser for central-draft lamps

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (28 June 1892; filed 30 November 1891). Letters patent no. 477,863; serial no. 413,574: Wick-raiser for central-draft lamps. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02775).

1892 - patent - lamp-fount for central-draft lamps

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (28 June 1892; filed 30 November 1891). Letters patent no. 477,864; serial no. 413,575: Lamp-fount for central-draft lamps. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02776).

1892 - patent - central-draft lamp

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (28 June 1892; filed 4 January 1892). Letters patent no. 477,865; serial no. 416,952: Central-draft lamp. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02777).

1892 - patent - wick-adjusting device

Frank Rhind, assignor of one-half to Edward Miller & Company. (5 July 1892; filed 10 March 1892). Letters patent no. 478,288; serial no. 424,385: Wick-adjusting device. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02778).

1892 - patent - argand lamp

Frank Rhind, assignor of one-half to Edward Miller & Company. (12 July 1892; filed 29 November 1890). Letters patent no. 478,639; serial no. 373,061: Argand lamp. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02779).

1892 - patent - argand lamp.

Frank Rhind, assignor of one-half to Edward Miller & Company. (30 August 1892; filed 30 March 1892). Letters patent no. 481,674; serial no. 427,116: Argand lamp. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02780).

1892 - patent - argand lamp

Frank Rhind, assignor of one-half to Edward Miller & Company. (27 September 1892; filed 15 June 1891). Letters patent no. 483,167; serial no. 396,388: Argand lamp. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02781).



1893 - historical information

D. H. Hurd & Co. (1893). "Miller Co., Edward", (p. 211), also building illustration on another page. In Town and city atlas of the State of Connecticut. Compiled from government surveys, county records and personal investigations. Boston, MA; 223 pp. (Updated 11 October 2017. A00085-87.)


1893 patents

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1893 - patent - central-draft lamp

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (4 April 1893; filed 19 October 1891). Letters patent no. 494,862; serial no. 409,207: Central-draft lamp. (Viewed 14 April 2018. AAA02302).

1893 - patent - draft-tube for central-draft lamps

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (4 April 1893; filed 2 November 1891). Letters patent no. 494,863; serial no. 410,594: Draft-tube for central-draft lamps. (Viewed 14 April 2018. AAA02303).

1893 - patent - central-draft lamp

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (2 May 1893; filed 28 November 1892). Letters patent no. 496,657; serial no. 453,338: Central-draft lamp. (Viewed 14 April 2018. AAA02304).

1893 - patent - argand lamp

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (13 June 1893; filed 6 March 1893). Letters patent no. 499,273; serial no. 464,716: Argand lamp. (Viewed 14 April 2018. AAA02305).

1893 - patent - suspension device

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (28 November 1893; filed 4 April 1892). Letters patent no. 509,621; serial no. 427,781: Suspension device. (Viewed 14 April 2018. AAA02306).



1894 - historical information

Moore, William F. (1894). On "Edward Miller", (pp. 152-54 with portrait illustration). In Representative men of Connecticut, 1861-1894. Massachusetts Publishing Co.: Everett, MA. (Viewed 28 May 2017. A02458-61.)


1894 magazine articles

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1894 - news brief

(25 October 1894). News brief: "The Miller Oil Heaters". Hardware, p. 32. (Viewed 21 September 2017. G00553.)

1894 - news mention

(December 1894). Letter to Editor mention: "... Among the Americans who are showing great stocks... The [Edward] Lamp Company, of Meriden, Conn., at 102 Fore street, London, E. C. House Furnishing Review, p. 470. (Viewed 6 October 1895. G01015.)



1894 advertisements

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1894 - five advertisements

Edward Miller & Co. (October-December 1894). Advertisements: "The Miller Oil Heaters... " (with two illustrations of oil heaters). Hardware. (Viewed 21 September 2017. G00557; G00565; G00571; G00579; G00582.)



1894 patents

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1894 - patent - argand lamp

Edward Miller Jr., assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (6 February 1894; filed 30 June 1893). Letters patent no. 514,158; serial no. 479,317: Argand lamp. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01892).

1894 - patent - design for a lamp-burner

Louis Hornberger, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (23 October 1894; filed 19 September 1894). Design no. 23,722; serial no. 523,500: Design for a lamp-burner. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01968).

1894 - patent - lantern

Thomas Langston, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (30 October 1894; filed 11 August 1894). Letters patent no. 528,439; serial no. 520,092: Lantern. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01967).



c. 1894 - design catalogue

Edward Miller & Co. (c. 1894). Celebrated "Miller" and "Juno" lamps: table, banquet, piano, bracket and pendant styles. Parlor tables with onyx tops. ["Supplement to No. 41 catalogue: 1894 No. 45 1895"]. 96 pp. Meriden, CT. (Updated 17 April 2017. A01463.)

c. 1894 - design catalogue reprint

Edward Miller & Co. (c. 1894). “Edward Miller & Co. No. 43 catalogue. c. 1894”. In Four Victorian kerosene lighting catalogs / compiled by David Broughton, Sirlampsalot Publications, c. 2005. (Updated 17 April 2017. A01072.)

1895 - historical information

Gillespie, Charles Bancroft (compiled by). (1895). "Edward Miller & Co. (illustration)". In Art souvenir edition of the Meriden Daily Journal illustrating the city of Meriden, Connecticut in the year 1895, p. 54. The Journal Publishing Company: Meriden, CT. (Viewed 17 November 2016. A00787-88.)

1895 - historical information

Hall, Henry. (1895). "Edward Miller", owner/manufacturer, Edward Miller & Co., (p. 557). In America’s successful men of affairs. An encyclopedia of contemporaneous biography (vol II). New York: The New York Tribune. (Viewed 13 March 2016. A00083; A00084.)

1895 - illustration-based article

(July 1895). Artistic hardware [illustration-focused article showing table, parlor and banquet lamp designs by the Charles Parker Company (2), H. L. Judd & Co. (2), Bradley & Hubbard Mfg. Co. (3), Edward Miller & Co. (2)]. Hardware Dealers’ Magazine, pp. 36-41. (Viewed 30 September 2017. G00963-65.)


1895 advertisements

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1895 - advertisement

(10 April 1895). Advertisement: The Miller Oil Heaters. [Illustrations of no. 327 & no. 328, no. 3 Lift Burners.] [New York: 10 & 12 College Place and 66 Park Place - Boston: 63 Pearl Street - Chicago: Rooms 808 and 809 Masonic Temple.] In (10 April 1895), Hardware v. 11, p. 27. (Viewed 30 April 2017. A02334-35.)

1895 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (1 March 1895). Advertisement: "Edward Miller & Co., Manufacturer of ’The Miller Lamp’..." Meriden Daily Republican, p. 2, column 1. (Viewed 9 September 2017. G00232).



1895 patents

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1895 - patent - lamp

Frederick W. Ives, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (12 March 1895; filed 9 October 1894). Letters patent no. 535,499; serial no. 525,355: Lamp. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01975).

1895 - patent - shade-holder

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (26 March 1895 Letters patent no. 536,207; serial no. 533,201: Shade-holder. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01976).

1895 - patent - wick-adjuster for central-draft lamps

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (23 April 1895; filed 30 October 1893). Letters patent no. 537,890; serial no. 489,477: Wick-adjuster for central-draft lamps. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01977).

1895 - patent - lamp

Charles Maschmeyer, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (30 April 1895; filed 10 January 1895). Letters patent no. 538,427; serial no. 534,468: Lamp. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01978).

1895 - patent - lamp

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (21 May 1895; filed 14 September 1894). Letters patent no. 539,761; serial no. 522,987: Lamp. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01979).



1896 patents

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1896 - patent - design for a vase for lamps

Louis Hornberger, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (4 February 1896; filed Design no. 25,123; serial no. 572,951: Design for a vase for lamps. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01980).

1896 - patent - design for a vase for lamps

Louis Hornberger, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (4 February 1896; filed Design no. 25,124; serial no. 572,952: Design for a vase for lamps. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01981).

1896 - patent - design for a vase for lamps

Louis Hornberger, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (4 February 1896; filed 21 December 1895). Design no. 25,125; serial no. 572,953: Design for a vase for lamps. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02720).

1896 - patent - design for a base for lamps

Louis Hornberger, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (11 February 1896; filed 21 December 1895). Design no. 25,141; serial no. 572,954: Design for a base for lamps. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02721).

1896 - patent - design for a base for lamps

Louis Hornberger, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (11 February 1896; filed 21 December 1895). Design no. 25,142; serial no. 572,955: Design for a base for lamps. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02722).

1896 - patent - design for a base for lamps

Louis Hornberger, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (11 February 1896; filed 21 December 1895). Design no. 25,143; serial no. 572,956: Design for a base for lamps. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02723).

1896 - patent - design for a base for lamps

Louis Hornberger, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (11 February 1896; filed Design no. 25,144; serial no. 572,957: Design for a base for lamps. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01982).

1896 - patent - design for a base for lamps

Louis Hornberger, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (11 February 1896; filed 21 December 1895). Design no. 25,145; serial no. 572,958: Design for a base for lamps. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01983).

1896 - patent - lantern

Thomas Langston, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (17 March 1896; filed 20 July 1895). Letters patent no. 556,423; serial no. 556,648: Lantern. (Viewed 14 April 2018. AAA02308).

1896 - patent - design for a gas-burner

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (21 April 1896; filed 27 January 1896). Design no. 25,418; serial no. 577,082: Design for a gas-burner. (Viewed 14 April 2018. AAA02307).

1896 - patent - air-distributer for central-draft lamps

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (24 March 1896; filed 18 January 1892). Letters patent no. 556,980; serial no. 418,428: Air-distributer for central-draft lamps. (Viewed 14 April 2018. AAA02309).

1896 - patent - lamp-burner

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (28 April 1896; filed 24 May 1895). Letters patent no. 559,069; serial no. 550,497: Lamp-burner. (Viewed 14 April 2018. AAA02310).

1896 - patent - lamp-burner

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (21 July 1896; filed 4 May 1896). Letters patent no. 564,309; serial no. 590,173: Lamp-burner. (Viewed 14 April 2018. AAA02311).

1896 - patent - lamp-burner

Frank T. Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (17 November 1896; filed 25 November 1895). Letters patent no. 571,631; serial no. 570,085: Lamp-burner. (Viewed 14 April 2018. AAA02312).

1896 - patent - lantern

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (15 December 1896; filed 4 May 1896). Letters patent no. 573,148; serial no. 590,174: Lantern. (Viewed 14 April 2018. AAA02313).



1897 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (6 April 1897). Advertisement: "Miller’s ’97. Best Bicycle Lamp Made..." Meriden Weekly Republican, p. 3, column 7. (Viewed 9 September 2017. G00243.)


1897 patents

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1897 - patent - lamp-bracket

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (26 January 1897; filed 10 December 1896). Letters patent no. 575,717; serial no. 615,089: Lamp-bracket. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02745).

1897 - patent - lamp-bracket

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (26 January 1897; filed 8 December 1896). Letters patent no. 575,779; serial no. 614,872: Lamp-bracket. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02746).

1897 - patent - lamp-bracket

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (9 February 1897; filed 16 December 1896). Letters patent no. 576,769; serial no. 615,895: Lamp-bracket. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02747).

1897 - patent - lamp-bracket

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (23 February 1897; filed 21 December 1896). Letters patent no. 577,429; serial no. 616,410: Lamp-bracket. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02752).

1897 - patent - lamp-bracket

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (2 March 1897; filed 8 December 1896). Letters patent no. 578,014; serial no. 614,871: Lamp-bracket. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02754).

1897 - patent - wick-lifting device

Charles Maschmayer, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (2 March 1897; filed 18 June 1895). Letters patent no. 578,251; serial no. 553,211: Wick-lifting device. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02753).

1897 - patent - lamp

William H. Nankervis, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (13 April 1897; filed 19 October 1894). Letters patent no. 580,623; serial no. 526,346: Lamp. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02755).

1897 - patent - lamp-bracket

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (4 May 1897; filed 27 February 1897). Letters patent no. 581,991; serial no. 625,317: Lamp-bracket. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02756).

1897 - patent - lamp

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (1 June 1897; filed 27 January 1897). Letters patent no. 583,534; serial no. 620,858: Lamp. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02757).

1897 - patent - design for a bicycle-lantern

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (6 July 1897; filed 20 April 1897). Design no. 27,303; serial no. 633,054: Design for a bicycle-lantern. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02758).

1897 - patent - lamp-burner

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (13 July 1897; filed 6 March 1897). Letters patent no. 586,269; serial no. 626,297: Lamp-burner. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02759).

1897 - patent - design for a lantern

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (12 October 1897; filed 18 August 1897). Design no. 27,717; serial no. 648,724: Design for a lantern. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02760).



c. 1897 - historical information

Davis, William T. (Ed.) (c. 1897). On "Edward Miller & Co.", (p. 931). In The New England states, their constitutional, judicial, educational, commercial, professional and industrial history, vol. 2. Boston: D. H. Hurd & Co. (Viewed 9 June 2017. A02626; A02633.)

1898 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (3 March 1898). Advertisement: "Bells In Variety... Cyclometers... Bicycle Lamps..." The Morning Record, p. 2, column 6. (Viewed 10 September 2017. G00270.)


1898 patents

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1898 - patent - lamp-burner

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (8 February 1898; filed 18 August 1897). Letters patent no. 598,688; serial no. 648,673: Lamp-burner. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02725).

1898 - patent - wick-raiser

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (22 November 1898; filed 5 July 1898). Letters patent no. 614,471; serial no. 685,107: Wick-raiser. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02726).

1898 - patent - lamp

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (29 November 1898; filed 26 December 1896). Letters patent no. 614,916; serial no. 616,974: Lamp. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02727).

1898 - patent - lamp

Thomas Langston, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (6 December 1898; filed 31 August 1898). Letters patent no. 615,666; serial no.689,968: Lamp. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02728).

1898 - patent - street-lamp

Thomas Langston, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (20 December 1898; filed 17 June 1898). Letters patent no. 616,193; serial no. 683,723: Street-lamp. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02729).



1899 - design catalogue

Edward Miller & Co. (1899). Catalogue of Miller oil heaters: designs for 1899 [catalogue no. 63]. Meriden, CT, 9 pp. (Viewed 30 May 2016. A00069; A00722; AAA00024; C00003; C00011.)


1899 patents

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1899 - patent - design for a shade-holder

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (31 January 1899; filed 5 January 1899). Design no. 30,100; serial no. 701,266: Design for a shade-holder. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01969).

1899 - patent - lamp-bracket

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (25 April 1899; filed 5 January 1899). Letters patent no. 623,606; serial no. 701,228: Lamp-bracket. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01970).

1899 - patent - lamp-bracket

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (26 December 1899; filed 28 September 1899). Letters patent no. 639,853; serial no. 731,887: Lamp-bracket. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01971).



n. d. - design catalogue

Edward Miller & Co. (undated). List price for no. 71 catalogue… burners for kerosene, lard and light oils, fluid, alcohol, etc. lamps and trimmings, out-door lamps and lanterns, marine lamps, etc. etc.. 8 pp. (Viewed 2 July 2016. C00002-05.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, call no. 644.3 M648m #71.


1900s

1900 - news mention

(January 1900). News mention: "The ’five-minutes washup’ strike which tied up seven hundred hands and stopped the wheels of the Miller lamp factory at Meriden, was settled and business is running smoothly again." House Furnishing Review, p. 50. (Viewed 11 October 2017. G01063.)


1900 patents

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1900 - patent - acetylene-gas lamp

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (9 January 1900; filed 3 June 1899). Letters patent no. 640,912; serial no. 719,184: Acetylene-gas lamp. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02748).

1900 - patent - lamp-burner

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (9 January 1900; filed 19 July 1899). Letters patent no. 640,981; serial no. 724,358: Lamp-burner. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02749).

1900 - patent - acetylene-gas generator

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (6 March 1900; filed 28 September 1899). Letters patent no. 644,601; serial no. 731,886: Acetylene-gas generator. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02750).

1900 - patent - lamp

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (6 March 1900; filed 20 October 1899). Letters patent no. 644,786; serial no. 734,185: Lamp. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02751).

1900 - patent - lamp

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (13 March 1900; filed 27 November 1899). Letters patent no. 645,099; serial no. 738,246: Lamp. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02762).

1900 - patent - acetylene-gas lamp

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company and William P. Crary. (27 March 1900; filed 3 June 1899). Letters patent no. 646,051; serial no. 719,183: Acetylene-gas lamp. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02761).

1900 - patent - acetylene-gas lamp

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (27 March 1900; filed 9 June 1899). Letters patent no. 646,052; serial no. 719,873: Acetylene-gas lamp. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02763).

1900 - patent - heater

Frank T. Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (22 May 1900; filed 21 July 1899). Letters patent no. 650,160; serial no. 724,632: Heater. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02764).

1900 - patent - lamp-burner

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (12 June 1900; filed 12 March 1900). Letters patent no. 651,404; serial no. 8,302: Lamp-burner. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02765).

1900 - patent - lamp-burner

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (21 August 1900; filed 14 June 1900). Letters patent no. 656,235; serial no. 20,291: Lamp-burner. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02766).

1900 - patent - lamp-burner

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (9 October 1900; filed 18 July 1900). Letters patent no. 659,333; serial no. 23,991: Lamp-burner. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02767).

1900 - patent - lamp-burner

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (9 October 1900; filed 19 July 1900). Letters patent no. 659,334; serial no. 24,180: Lamp-burner. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02768).

1900 - patent - lamp-burner

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (27 November 1900; filed 24 September 1900). Letters patent no. 662,582; serial no. 30,895: Lamp-burner. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02769).

1900 - patent - lamp-burner

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (27 November 1900; filed 24 September 1900). Letters patent no. 662,583; serial no. 30,896: Lamp-burner. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02770).

1900 - patent - lamp-burner

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (27 November 1900; filed 24 September 1900). Letters patent no. 662,584; serial no. 30,897: Lamp-burner. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02771).



1901 - Edward Miller & Co. in exposition

(1901). Official catalogue and guide book to the Pan-American Exposition. (190 pp.) Buffalo, NY: Charles Ahrhart. [Exhibitors include Edward Miller & Co. (p. 92)]. (Viewed 3 June 2017. A01052-54.) [2]


1901 patents

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1901 - patent - lamp-burner

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (26 February 1901; filed 18 December 1900). Letters patent no. 668,725; serial no. 40,281: Lamp-burner. (Viewed 7 April 2018. AAA01903).

1901 - patent - oil-lamp burner

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (9 April 1901; filed 15 December 1900). Letters patent no. 671,464; serial no. 40,043: Oil-lamp burner. (Viewed 7 April 2018. AAA01904).

1901 - patent - mantle support

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (5 November 1901; filed 8 August 1901). Letters patent no. 685,763; serial no. 71,303: Mantle support. (Viewed 7 April 2018. AAA01905).

1901 - patent - acetylene-gas generator

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (17 December 1901; filed 4 February 1901). Letters patent no. 688,951; serial no. 45,814: Acetylene-gas generator. (Viewed 7 April 2018. AAA01906).



c. 1901 - design catalogue reprint

Edward Miller & Co. (c. 1901). The Electrolite: A treatise on advanced house lighting [trade catalogue]. 23 pp. [2005 reprint; author: J.W. Courter]. (Updated 17 April 2017. A01070.)

1901-02 - design catalogue

Edward Miller & Co. (1901-02). Sole Manufacturers... Miller-Empress-Juno-Dresden-Astral Center Draught Lamps. [catalogue no. 78, 1901-1902]. (Updated 17 April 2017. A00070.)

1902 - design catalogue

Edward Miller & Co. (1902). Latest model: The improved electrolite [catalogue no. 79]. 16 pp. (Viewed 30 May 2016. A00723; AAA00025.)

1902 - design catalogue

Edward Miller & Co. (1902). Portables, desk or newel standards for gas and electricity [catalogue no. 80, supplement to No. 77 of 1901]. (Updated 17 April 2017. A00071.)

n. d. - design catalogue

Edward Miller & Co. (undated). Incandescent gas burners for artificial gas and natural gas [catalogue no. 89]. Number of pages unknown. (Viewed 18 June 2017. AAA00608-02.)

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1902 patents

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1902 - patent - oil-lamp burner

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (28 January 1902; filed 14 February 1901). Letters patent no. 691,832; serial no. 47,291: Oil-lamp burner. (Viewed 7 April 2018. AAA01895).

1902 - patent - acetylene-gas generator.

Charles W. Beck and William C. Homan, assignors to Edward Miller & Company and the Acetylene Generator Manufacturing Company. (7 October 1902; filed 18 December 1900). Letters patent no. 710,559; serial no. 39,589: Acetylene-gas generator. (Viewed 7 April 2018. AAA01896).



1904 advertisements

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1904 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (July 1904). Advertisement: "Lamps that give satisfaction are the only ones to buy..." (with hanging lamp illustration). Hardware Dealers’ Magazine, p. 135. (Viewed 18 September 2017. G00465.)

1904 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (August 1904). Advertisement: "Solid Comfort At Home..." Hardware Dealers’ Magazine, p. 313. (Viewed 18 September 2017. G00473.)

1904 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (September 1904). Advertisement: "Some people think that one center draught lamp is as good as another... Branch Offices: New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago. Foreign Representatives in England, Australia, Buenos Aires, Japan, So. Africa, Chil[e]." (including illustrations of lamp.) Hardware Dealers’ Magazine, p. 495. (Viewed 1 October 2017. G00941.)

1904 - two advertisements

Edward Miller & Co. (October-November 1904). Advertisements: "You, Mr. Dealer, are as much interested as anyone in making your business a success... " Hardware Dealers’ Magazine. (Viewed 30 September 2017. G00947; G00956.)

1904 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (December 1904). Advertisement: "You do no burn oil? ... " Hardware Dealers’ Magazine, p. 1035. (Viewed 30 September 2017. G00955.)



1904 - patent - shade and globe holder

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (16 February 1904; filed 29 October 1903). Letters patent no. 752,225; serial no. 178,985: Shade and globe holder. (Viewed 7 April 2018. AAA01897).

c. 1904 - design catalogue

Edward Miller & Co. (c. 1904). "Catalogue no. 97, Dept. C." Meriden, CT, 31 pp. (Viewed 10 March 2016. A00011.)

n. d. - design booklet

Edward Miller & Co. (undated). Gas, electric and combination fixtures [catalogue/booklet no. 99]. Number of pages unknown. (Viewed 18 June 2017. AAA00608-08.)

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n. d. - design booklet

Edward Miller & Co. (undated). Incandescent gas burners [catalogue/booklet no. 102]. Number of pages unknown. (Viewed 18 June 2017. AAA00608-08.)

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n. d. - design booklet

Edward Miller & Co. (undated). Upright and inverted gas burners: Latest production for incandescent gas lighting [Supplement to Edward Miller & Co.’s no. 102 booklet]. Number of pages unknown. (Viewed 18 June 2017. AAA00608-03.)

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1905 - patent - chimney, globe, and shade holder

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (21 November 1905; filed 29 October 1903). Letters patent no. 804,951; serial no. 178,986: Chimney, globe, and shade holder. (Viewed 7 April 2018. AAA01898).

1905? - design catalogue

Edward Miller & Co. (1905?). Burners, lamps and trimmings. [Reprint of c. 1905 catalog; no. 116.] 68 pp. ("Date does not appear on catalog"). (Updated 10 October 2017. A00735; C00014-68; G01259; G01264-67.)

1905-06 - design catalogue/booklet

Edward Miller & Co. (1905-06). Gas, electric and combination fixtures [catalogue/booklet no. 90]. Number of pages unknown. (Viewed 18 June 2017. AAA00608-03.)

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1906 - historical information

Gillespie, Charles Bancroft & Curtis, George Munson. (1906). "Edward Miller & Co." section including 4 portraits, 4 photos of interiors and illustration of building, (pp. 3-10). In A century of Meriden: A historic record and pictorial description of the town of Meriden, Connecticut and the men who made it, from earliest settlement to close of its first century of incorporation, (Part III). (Viewed 19 November 2016. A00791-92.)

1906 - historical information

Gillespie, Charles Bancroft & Curtis, George Munson. (1906). Biographies of Edward Miller & Co. management: Abiram Chamberlain (director) (pp. 442-44 including portrait); Isaac Chauncey Lewis (director) (pp. 354-58 including portrait). In A century of Meriden: A historic record and pictorial description of the town of Meriden, Connecticut and the men who made it, from earliest settlement to close of its first century of incorporation, (Part II). (Viewed 19 November 2016. A00791-92.)


1906 magazine articles

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1906 - news mention

(1 March 1906). News mention: "Edward Miller & Co. ... have recently brought out a new tubular lantern suitable for [street lighting]" (with illustration). Crockery & Glass Journal, p. 36. (Viewed 9 October 2017. G01167.)

1906 - news mention

(31 May 1906). News mention: "C. A. Holbrook opened last week the first invoice of new lamps and portables from Edward Miller & Co. Of the former there are more than fifty patterns... Crockery & Glass Journal, p. 13-14. (Viewed 9 October 2017. G01168; G01176.)

1906 - magazine article

(7 June 1906). The rise of a great industry [article on Edward Miller & Co.]. Crockery & Glass Journal, p. 16-17. (Viewed 9 October 2017. G01170.)



1906 - patent - gas-burner

William C. Homan and Frank Theo. Williams, assignors to Edward Miller & Company. (30 January 1906; filed 6 January 1905). Letters patent no. 811,399; serial no. 239,695: Gas-burner. (Viewed 7 April 2018. AAA01899).


1907 patents

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1907 - patent - incandescent gas-burner

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (5 February 1907; filed 18 November 1905). Letters patent no. 843,379; serial no. 287,947: Incandescent gas-burner. (Viewed 8 March 2018. AAA001037.)

Patent - gas-burner regulator

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (5 February 1907; filed 15 November 1906). Letters patent no. 842,887; serial no. 343,508: Gas-burner regulator. (Viewed 25 March 2018. AAA01512).



c. 1909 - design catalogue

Edward Miller & Co. (c. 1909). Gas, electric and combination fixtures [catalogue no. 99]. 16 pp. (Viewed 2 June 2016. A00744.)

1908 - news mention

(January 1908). News mention: "Edward Miller & Company have incorporated their business..." House Furnishing Review, p. 55. (Viewed 5 October 1895. G01120.)

1909 - patent - gas-regulator for bunsen burners

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (4 May 1909; filed 8 October 1908). Letters patent no. 920,705; serial no. 456,708: Gas-regulator for bunsen burners. (Viewed 6 April 2018; AAA01890).


1910s


"In 1910... the company installed 1,500 [new tungsten filament lamp fixtures] in the Kaufmann store in Pittsburgh, the largest installation of tungsten lamps up to that time."

—Scheips, Marguerite T. (Research by Allen L. Weathers). (1995). The Miller Company: The first 150 years, (p. 47). Miller Company: Meriden, CT.



n. d. - design catalogue

Edward Miller & Co. (undated). Center draught lamps [catalogue no. 103]. Number of pages unknown. (Is listed as "after 1895" but refer to catalogue number.) (Updated 17 April 2017. A00734.)

1910 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (3 November 1910). Advertisement: "... The Miller Gas and Electric Lighting Fixtures add an artistic touch to every room in the house..." (with eleven illustrations of lighting). Life magazine, p. 787. (Viewed 26 September 2017. G00706.)


1911 advertisements

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1911 - two advertisements

Edward Miller & Co. (16 February 1911). Advertisement: "Miller’s Lighting Fixtures..." Meriden Weekly Republican, p. 3, column 2 and p. 7, column 2. (Viewed 12 September 2017. G00248; G00250.)

1911 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (March 1911). Advertisement: "... The Miller Glass, Electric and Lighting Fixtures..." (with eleven illustrations of lighting.) Suburban Life, p. 197. (Viewed 25 September 2017. G00646.)

1911 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (May 1911). Advertisement: "... The Miller Glass, Electric and Lighting Fixtures..." (with three illustrations of lighting.) Suburban Life, p. 312. (Viewed 25 September 2017. G00649.)

1911 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (June 1911). Advertisement: "... The Miller Glass, Electric and Lighting Fixtures..." (with three illustrations of lighting.) Suburban Life, p. 437. (Viewed 25 September 2017. G00652.)



1912 - patent - globe and shade holder

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (11 June 1912; filed 15 March 1912). Letters patent no. 1,029,298; serial no. 683,976: Globe and shade holder. (Viewed 6 April 2018; AAA01891).


1913 magazine articles

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1913 - news mention

(3 July 1913). News mention: "At Chicago... Al Brunn returned from a successful trip to St. Louis last week for Edward Miller & Co. ..." Crockery & Glass Journal, p. 10. (Viewed 7 October 2017. G01180.)

1913 - news mention

(3 July 1913). News mention: "At Pittsburgh... Mr. Barnes was in the city for a spell showing new creations of Edward Miller & Co." Crockery & Glass Journal, p. 12. (Viewed 7 October 2017. G01181.)

1913 - news mention

(24 July 1913). News mention: "An inquisitive horse on Park Place [New York] has the habit of walking up on the sidewalk to gaze at the display of lamps at Edward Miller & Co.’s." Crockery & Glass Journal, p. 13. (Viewed 7 October 2017. G01187.)

1913 - news mention

(21 August 1913). News mention: "Edward Miller & Co. have sent to Mr. Holbrook, their New York representative, some exquisite desk lamps in brass, gold finish, with the enlongated triangular shade..." Crockery & Glass Journal, p. 11. (Viewed 9 October 2017. G01193.)

1913 - news mention

(2 October 1913). News mention: "Edward Miller & Co. have sent to C. A. Holbrook, their New York agent, several new portables that are the finest they have yet produced..." (with lighting illustration). Crockery & Glass Journal, pp. 13-14. (Viewed 9 October 2017. G01204-05.)

1913 - news mention

(9 October 1913). News mention: "... The late Edward Miller claimed that he was the first to make a practical burner for kerosene oil..." (with illustration of table lamp on p. 13). Crockery & Glass Journal, p. 14. (Viewed 9 October 2017. G01209.)

1913 - news mention

(16 October 1913). News mention: "A. Brunn, Jr., manager of the Chicago office of Edward Miller & Co., has returned from a trip as far as Denver" (also illustration of lamp on p. 13). Crockery & Glass Journal, p. 15. (Viewed 9 October 2017. G01211-12.)

1913 - news mention

(23 October 1913). News mention: "Edward Miller & Co. extend invitations to buyers..." (with illustration of lamp above text). Crockery & Glass Journal, p. 13. (Viewed 9 October 2017. G01214.)

1913 - news mention

(6 November 1913). Two article illustrations of Edward Miller & Co. table lamp and desk lamp. Crockery & Glass Journal, p. 13-14. (Viewed 9 October 2017. G01217-18.)

1913 - news mention

(13 November 1913). News mention: "Edward Miller & Co. are showing an unusually strong line of lighting fixtures in both gas and electric and are currently adding new designs...." Crockery & Glass Journal, p. 13. (Viewed 9 October 2017. G01178.)

1913 - news mention

(20 November 1913). Article illustration of floor lamp by Edward Miller & Co. Crockery & Glass Journal, p. 14. (Viewed 9 October 2017. G01222.)

1913 - news mention

(4 December 1913). News mention: "At Chicago, All of the travelers of the Western department of Edward Miller & Co. have finished their territories for this year..." Crockery & Glass Journal, p. 17. (Viewed 9 October 2017. G01226.)

1913- news mention

(11 December 1913). News mention: "A. L. Brunn, manager of the Western office of Edward Miller & Co., has returned from a trip to St. Louis..." Crockery & Glass Journal, p. 12. (Viewed 9 October 2017. G01229.)



1913 advertisements

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1913 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (23 January 1913). Advertisement: "Miller Lamps, Gas, Electric, Combination..." Meriden Weekly Republican, p. 8, column 1. (Viewed 9 September 2017. G00253.)

1913 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (3 July 1913). Advertisement: "... Electric & Gas Fixtures, Electric & Gas Portables..." (with illustration of table lamp). Crockery & Glass Journal, p. 32. (Viewed 17 September 2017. G00287.)

1913 - twelve advertisements

Edward Miller & Co. (10 July 1913 - 25 September 1913). Advertisements: "... Our New Line of Electric & Gas Portables..." Crockery & Glass Journal. (Viewed 17 September 2017. G00288; G00449-51; G01190; G01192; G01195-96; G01200-03.)

1913 - twelve advertisements

Edward Miller & Co. (2 October 1913 - 25 December 1913). Advertisements: "... Our New Line of Electric & Gas Portables..." Crockery & Glass Journal. (Viewed 9 October 2017. G01207; G01210; G01213; G01215-16; G01220-21; G01223; G01225; G01228; G01230; G01234.)



1913 - patent - globe and shade holder

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (7 October 1913; filed 11 November 1912). Letters patent no. 1,074,719; serial no. 730,545: Globe and shade holder. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01893).

1915 - historical information

Marquis, Albert Nelson. (1915). "Edward Miller" (p. 746). In Who’s who in New England, (2nd ed.). A. N. Marquis & Company: Chicago. (Viewed 17 June 2016. A00860; A00862.)

1916 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (17 May 1916). Advertisement: "’Miller’ Lighting Fixtures, Furnished to match any interior scheme..." Meriden Morning Record, p. 9, column 2. (Viewed 15 September 2017. G00409; AAA00373.)


1916 patents

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1916 - patent - globe and shade holder

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (26 September 1916; filed 6 June 1914). Letters patent no. 1,199,072; serial no. 843,374: Globe and shade holder. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01888).

1916 - patent - globe and shade holder

William C. Homan, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (26 September 1916; filed 6 June 1914). Letters patent no. 1,199,073; serial no. 843,375: Globe and shade holder. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01889).



1917 - historical information

(1917). Encyclopedia of Connecticut biography, v. 1. [On Abiram Chamberlain: director, Meriden Cutlery Company; director, Edward Miller & Co. (pp. 269-71 and portrait).] The American Historical Society, Inc.: Boston, New York, Chicago. (Viewed 27 November 2016. AAA00519-21.)

1917 - historical information

(1917). Encyclopedia of Connecticut biography, v. 3. [On Edward Miller and Edward Miller (II) (pp. 5-8).] The American Historical Society, Inc.: Boston, New York, Chicago. (Viewed 28 November 2016. AAA00525;AAA00532-34.)

1917 - patent - burner

Frank Theodore Williams, assignor to Edward Miller & Co. (31 July 1917; filed 28 March 1917). Letters patent no. 1,235,268; serial no. 157,936: Burner. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01887).

1918 - map

(1918). Aero view of Meriden, Connecticut. [Including illustration of Edward Miller & Co., 99 Center Street] Hughes & Bailey: Boston. (Viewed 2 July 2016. A01020-21.)


1920s

1920 advertisements

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1920 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (January 1920). Advertisement: "Beautiful Lighting Fixtures..." House & Garden, p. 65. (Viewed 17 September 2017. G00446.)

1920 - advertisements

Edward Miller & Co. (20 January 1920). Advertisement: "Beautifully Lighting Fixtures are no longer prohibitive in cost..." Arts & Decoration, v. 12, no. 3, p. 211. (Advert also run on 20 February 1920.) (Viewed 15 September 2017. G00413-14.)

1920 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (February 1920). Advertisement: "Beautiful Lighting Fixtures..." House & Garden, p. 59. (Viewed 17 September 2017. G00447.)

1920 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (March 1920). Advertisement: "Miller Lighting Fixtures, Artistic Lighting Fixtures..." House & Garden, p. 71. (Viewed 17 September 2017. G00448.)

1920 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (25 March 1920). Advertisement: "Miller Lighting Fixtures. Artistic lighting..." Arts & Decoration, p. 353. (Advert also run on 20 February 1920.) (Viewed 15 September 2017. G00415.)

1920 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (April 1920). Advertisement: "Miller Lighting Fixtures, Let these attractive Miller Lighting Fixtures shed their mellow radiance from the walls of your home..." House & Garden, p. 83. (Viewed 17 September 2017. G00443.)

1920 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (25 April 1920). Advertisement: "Miller Lighting Fixtures. Let these attractive MILLER Lighting Fixtures..." Arts & Decoration, p. 453. (Viewed 15 September 2017. G00416.)

1920 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (May 1920). Advertisement: "Miller Lighting Fixtures, Artistic Lighting Fixtures..." House & Garden, p. 89. (Viewed 17 September 2017. G00444.)

1920 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (25 May 1920). Advertisement: "Miller Lighting Fixtures. Artistic lighting fixtures..." Arts & Decoration, p. 67. (Viewed 15 September 2017. G00417.)

1920 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (June 1920). Advertisement: "Miller Lighting Fixtures, These Miller Fixtures have every quality of distinction..." House & Garden, p. 73. (Viewed 17 September 2017. G00445.)

1920 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (25 June 1920). Advertisement: "Miller Lighting Fixtures..." Arts & Decoration, p. 137. (Viewed 15 September 2017. G00418.)

1920 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (July 1920). Advertisement: "Miller Lighting Fixtures, Artistic lighting fixtures..." House & Garden, p. 73. (Viewed 23 September 2017. G00633.)

1920 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (August 1920). Advertisement: "Miller Lighting Fixtures... Artistic lighting fixtures..." Arts & Decoration, p. 210. (Viewed 15 September 2017. G00421.)

1920 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (September 1920). Advertisement: "Miller Lighting Fixtures..." Arts & Decoration, p. 291. (Viewed 15 September 2017. G00425.)

1920 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (September 1920). Advertisement: "Attractive home lighting..." House & Garden, p. 84. (Viewed 23 September 2017. G00635.)

1920 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (October 1920). Advertisement: "Attractive Home Lighting..." Arts & Decoration, p. 371. (Viewed 15 September 2017. G00427.)

1920 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (October 1920). Advertisement: "Miller Lighting Fixtures, Observe these handsome brackets..." House & Garden, p. 79. (Viewed 23 September 2017. G00636.)

1920 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (November 1920). Advertisement: "Miller Lighting Fixtures, Modernize your home..." Arts & Decoration, p. 79. (Viewed 16 September 2017. G00428.)

1920 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (November 1920). Advertisement: "What an inviting room..." House & Garden, p. 81. (Viewed 23 September 2017. G00637.)

1920 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (December 1920). Advertisement: "Attractive home lighting..." Arts & Decoration, p. 175. (Viewed 16 September 2017. G00430.)

1920 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (December 1920). Advertisement: "Attractive home lighting..." House & Garden, p. 62. (Viewed 23 September 2017. G00638.)



1920 patents

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1920 - patent - design for a lamp

Herman H. Wolter, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (20 July 1920; filed 9 April 1920). Design no. 55,921; serial no. 372,665: Design for a lamp. (Viewed 30 April 2018. AAA02724).

1920 - patent - design for a lamp

Herman H. Wolter, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (20 July 1920; filed 9 April 1920). Design no. 55,922; serial no. 372,667: Design for a lamp. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01963).

1920 - patent - design for a lamp

Herman H. Wolter, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (20 July 1920; filed 9 April 1920). Design no. 55,923; serial no. 372,668: Design for a lamp. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01964).

1920 - patent - design for a lamp

Herman H. Wolter, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (20 July 1920; filed 9 April 1920). Design no. 55,924; serial no. 372,669: Design for a lamp. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01965).

1920 - patent - design for a lamp

Herman H. Wolter, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (20 July 1920; filed 9 April 1920). Design no. 55,925; serial no. 372,670: Design for a support. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01966).



1921 advertisements

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1921 - two advertisements

Edward Miller & Co. (May & June 1921). Advertisements: "Miller Lighting Fixtures..." (with illustration of chandelier of wall lamp fixture). House & Garden. (Viewed 22 September 2017. G00589; G00592.)

1921 - three advertisements

Edward Miller & Co. (July, August & September 1921). Advertisements: "Miller Lighting Fixtures..." (with illustration of chandelier of wall lamp fixture). House & Garden. (Viewed 22 September 2017. G00594-95; G00597.)



1921 patents

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1921 - patent - design for a support for a lamp or similar article

Herman H. Wolter, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (20 September 1921; filed 24 February 1921). Design no. 59,168; serial no. 447,616: Design for a support for a lamp or similar article. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01883).

1921 - patent - design for a lamp

Herman H. Wolter, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (20 September 1921; filed 24 February 1921). Design no. 59,169; serial no. 447,617: Design for a lamp. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01884).

1921 - patent - design for a lamp

Herman H. Wolter, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (20 September 1921; 24 February 1921). Design no. 59,170; serial no. 447,618: Design for a lamp. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01885).

1921 - patent - electric fixture

Arthur B. Allworth, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (6 December 1921; filed 29 October 1920). Letters patent no. 1,398,956; serial no. 420,388: Electric fixture. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01886).



1922 advertisements

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1922 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (May 1922). Advertisement: "Miller Lighting Fixtures, The New Goergian Line..." (with three illustrations). House & Garden, p. 96. (Viewed 22 September 2017. G00602.)

1922 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (September 1922). Advertisement: "Miller Lighting Fixtures... " (with two illustrations). House & Garden, p. 82. (Viewed 22 September 2017. G00607.)

1922 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (October 1922). Advertisement: "Miller Lighting Fixtures... " (with three illustrations). House & Garden, p. 102. (Viewed 22 September 2017. G00609.)

1922 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (November 1922). Advertisement: "Miller Lamps, There is an irresistable charm about all Miller Lamps..." (with four illustrations). House & Garden, p. 105. (Viewed 22 September 2017. G00611.)



1922 patents

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1922 - patent - design for a lamp

Herman H. Wolter, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (26 September 1922; filed 6 February 1922). Design no. 61,526; serial no. 561: Design for a lamp. (Viewed 26 March 2018. AAA01543).

1922 - patent -

Herman H. Wolter, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (26 September 1922; filed 6 February 1922). Design no. 61,527; serial no. 562: Design for a lamp. (Viewed 26 March 2018. AAA01544).



1923 - missing design catalogue

General Electric. (1923). General Electric Lighting Equipment – Edward Miller & Company (catalogue). No copy in a public library known to exist. Viewed 1 August 2016. [3]

1923 - design catalogue reprint excerpt

General Electric. (1923). Reprint of cover of General Electric Lighting Equipment – Edward Miller & Company (catalogue). In Scheips, Marguerite T. (Research by Allen L. Weathers). (1995). The Miller Company: The first 150 years, (p. 48). Miller Company: Meriden, CT. (Updated 19 April 2017. A02239.)


1923 patents

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1923 - patent - design for a lamp

Herman H. Wolter, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (4 September 1923; filed 15 December 1922). Design no. 63,016; serial no. 4606: Design for a lamp. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01959).

1923 - patent - design for a lamp

Herman H. Wolter, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (4 September 1923; filed 15 December 1922). Design no. 63,017; serial no. 4607: Design for a lamp. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01960).

1923 - patent - design for a lamp

Herman H. Wolter, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (4 September 1923; filed 15 December 1922). Design no. 63,018; serial no. 4608: Design for a lamp. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01961).

1923 - patent - design for a lantern

Herman H. Wolter, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (11 December 1923; filed 5 July 1923). Design no. 63,547; serial no. 6687: Design for a lantern. (Viewed 8 April 2018. AAA01962).




"At a board of directors meeting on February 22, 1924, the assets of Edward Miller and Company, ’property, good will and business as a going concern,’ were formally transferred to ’The Miller Company, a Connecticut corporation..."

—Scheips, Marguerite T. (Research by Allen L. Weathers). (1995). The Miller Company: The first 150 years, (p. 52). Miller Company: Meriden, CT.




1924 - key newspaper article

(3 March 1924). "$5,000,000 combine formed by Ed. Miller Company with its new headquarters here." Meriden Morning Record, pp. 1-2. (Viewed 24 July 2016. A01105-12.)

"... The largest combination of manufacturers of electric lighting fixtures in the history of the industry was effected last week at the first meeting of the newly-incorporated Miller company in the office of the Edward Miller & Company here. The Miller Company as now constituted represents a merger of Edward Miller & Company of this city, the Duplexalite corporation of New York and the Ivanhoe-Regent Works of Cleveland, Ohio, with total assets of $5,000,000..." (Excerpt from above.)


1924 - key newspaper article

(3 March 1924). "New co. heads lighting experts, All have taken leading part in illumination, brief sketches, introduction of men who will conduct business of big new concern". Meriden Morning Record, pp. 1 & 2. (Viewed 12 September 2017. G00364-74).

1924 - advertisement

Edward Miller & Co. (3 March 1924). Advertisement: "Beautiful and Useful— a Miller Desk Lamp..." Meriden Morning Record, p. 7, column 1. (Viewed 12 September 2017. G00280).

1924 - important bond offer announcement via advertisement

Miller Company. (3 March 1924). Important bond offer announcement via advertisement. Meriden Morning Record, p. 7, columns 5-8. (Viewed 12 September 2017. G00281-83).

"New issue, $800,000, The Miller Company... Dated March 1, 1924, Due March 1, 1934.

HISTORY AND BUSINESS: The Miller Company organized under the laws of Connecticut, upon completion of the present financing will own the business and assets of Edward Miller & Company of Meriden, Connecticut. Business founded in 1844, one of the oldest and best known manufacturers of lighting fixtures. Manufactures a large variety of electric fixtures, gas fixtures, kerosene lamps and other products. Will own the patents and control the production of the well known Duplexalite fixture the sales of which were formerly controlled by the General Electric Company. Also manufactures the Miller Daylight Kitchen Unit and Miller Portable Lamps. The large customers include the Western Electric Company, Inc.; Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company; most of the General Electric Company’s distributors; various Standard Oil Companies; Commonwealth Edison Company, Chicago; Consolidated Gas Co. of New York; United Electric Light & Power Co., New York; Union Electric Light & Power, St. Louis; The Philadelphia Electric Co.; Edison Electric Illuminating Company of Boston; Hartford Electric Light Company and many similar companies...." (Excerpt from above.)


1924 patents

See the patents


1924 - patent - design for a shade holder

Herman H. Wolter, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (16 December 1924; filed 9 June 1923). Design no. 66,251; serial no. 6452: Design for a shade holder. (Viewed 31 March 2018. AAA01658).

1924 - patent - design for a canopy for lighting fixtures

Herman H. Wolter, assignor to Edward Miller & Company. (16 December 1924; filed 9 June 1923). Design no. 66,252; serial no. 6453: Design for a canopy for lighting fixtures. (Viewed 31 March 2018. AAA01659).



1930s

1930 - secondary source

(1930). In memorium: Edward Miller (1827-1909); Edward Miller (1851-1927); Arthur Eugene Miller (1863-1914). Number of pages unknown. Publisher unknown. (Viewed 18 June 2017. AAA00608-07.)

  • Offline - Meriden Historical Society.


1950s

1956 - secondary source

Wendover, Sanford H. (1956). On Edward Miller & Co, (pp. 86-7; 199). In 150 years of Meriden. Meriden: Meriden Sesquicentennial Committee. (Published in connection with the observance of the city’s sesquicentennial, June 17-23, 1956). (Updated 2 June 2017. A00789-90.)

"The switchboard used in Meriden, which is the oldest commercial switchboard still in existence (the days-older New Haven switchboard having been destroyed) was built in the Edward Miller [&] Co. in Meriden by Roger D. Blish." (p. 199 from source above.)


1960s

1968 - MA thesis

Pritchard, David. (1968). Edward Miller and Company, from 1844-1923 (MA thesis). 74 pp. (Updated 17 April 2017. A00080.)

1969 - magazine article mention

Hogan, E. P. (September 1969). Victorian silverplate oil lamps. Spinning Wheel, pp. 10-12. (Viewed 11 November 2017. AAA00697.)

Illustrations:
> Six lamps by Meriden Britannia Co. (1882, 1886), plus 10 illustrations of lamps from their c. 1855 catalogue;
> Three lamps by Meriden Silver Plate Co. ( c. 1888, c. 1896);
> One lamp by Rogers, Smith & Co. (1882);
> Three lamps by Wilcox Silver Plate Co., two with Rochester burners (by Edward Miller & Co.) (1886);
> Bradley & Hubbard Mfg. Co. (lamp maker and burner supplier) also mentioned.

  • Offline - "Meriden - Industries - Silver" file, Meriden Public Library, CT.
  • See worldcat.org for other locations.


1980s

1980 - secondary source

Hogan, Edmund P. (1980). "Edward Miller & Co." mentions, [pp. 123 (Rochester lamp)]. In The elegance of old silver plate and some personalities. Schiffer Publishing Limited: Exton, PA. (Updated 17 April 2017. DM.)

1988 - secondary source

Vumbaco, Brenda J. (1988). On Edward Miller & Company, [pp. 33 (reprinted advert), 37]. In Meriden – Connecticut crossroads: An illustrated history. 144 pages. Windsor Publications: Northridge, CA. (Updated 17 April 2017. A00804. DM.)


1990s

1995 - secondary source

Scheips, Marguerite T. (Research by Weathers, Allen L.) (1995). The Miller Company, the first 150 years: The story of a successful American business, 1844-1994. (Updated 19 April 2017. A00093-94; A02239.)

1997 - Edward Miller & Co. in exhibition

LeCleire Taylor, Gay. (1997). Slivers of light: Rich cut oil lamps (exhibition catalogue). Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ. 12 pp. [Including designs by the J. D. Bergen Co.; burners / oil pots included in glass designs by Bradley & Hubbard and Edward Miller & Co.] (Viewed 8 June 2016. A00757-58; A02454. DM.)


2010s

2010 - secondary source

Franco, Jan Leach. (2010). Photo of Edward Miller mansion, (p. 33); Reprinted Edward Miller & Co. advert (stores: 28-30 West Broadway, New York; 63 Pearl Street, Boston, Mass.), (p. 33). In: Meriden. Arcadia Publishing: Charleston, SC. (Viewed 15 December 2016. DM.)


n. d.

Four product illustrations

Edward Miller & Co. (undated). Four illustrations of brackets [on sales sheet or from unknown trade catalogue]. (Ref. code: EP001.01.071.01.01.012. Viewed 10 October 2017. G01274.)

Product illustration

Edward Miller & Co. (undated). No. 0472, Rochester Non-Extension Chandelier illustration [on sales sheet or from unknown trade catalogue]. (Ref. code: EP001.01.071.01.01.011. Viewed 10 October 2017. G01275.)

Product illustration

Edward Miller & Co. (undated). No. 0722, extension chandelier illustration [on sales sheet or from unknown trade catalogue]. (Ref. code: EP001.01.071.01.01.010. Viewed 10 October 2017. G01276.)

Circular

Edward Miller & Co. (undated). Circular, new patent lock extension for Rochester Harps and Founts. (Ref. code: EP001.01.071.01.01.009. Viewed 10 October 2017. G01277.)

Collector’s website

(undated). Collectors website: edwardmillerkeroseneoillamps.com. [Site contains a wide range of photos and information.] (Viewed 10 October 2017. G01256.)

Collector’s website

(undated). Collectors website: edward-miller-petroleumlampen.de. [Site contains a wide range of photos and information.] (Viewed 10 October 2017. G01257-58.)

Design booklet (missing)

Edward Miller & Co. (undated). Booklet No. 5A, Oil Burning Lamps. Number of pages unknown. No copy known to be in a public library. (Viewed 10 October 2017. G01260; G01263.)

Design brochure

Probably Edward Miller and Co. (undated). No. 657 “Miller” electric burner [for converting oil table lamps into electric portables] (brochure). Number of pages unknown.

  • Offline - Meriden Historical Society.

Design catalogue

Edward Miller & Co. (undated). [Miller’s Cecilia piano lamps]. Meriden, CT. Number of pages unknown. (Viewed 7 January 2007.)

  • Offline - University of California, Santa Barbara - Special Collections, Romaine Trade Catalogs.

Design catalogue

Edward Miller & Co. (undated). [A treatise on advanced house lighting]. Meriden, CT. Number of pages unknown. (Viewed 7 January 2007.)

  • Offline - University of California, Santa Barbara - Special Collections, Romaine Trade Catalogs.

Design catalogue

Edward Miller & Co. (undated). … Marine lamps. 20 pp. (Viewed 20 July 2016. C00002-11.)

  • Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT. (Search the library catalogue.)
  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, call no. 974.62 M651mi #2.

Design catalogue

Edward Miller & Co. (undated). Miller-lamps, burners, accessories, oil heaters, etc. [Catalogue X143] 78 pp. (Viewed 20 July 2016. C00014-04.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, call no. 644.3 M648m #143.

Design catalogue

Edward Miller & Co. (undated). Miller gas portables [Catalogue no. 145], 23 pp. (Viewed 20 July 2016. C00002-08.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, call no. 644.3 M648 #145.

Patents

Edward Miller & Company. (undated). 139 patents. (Viewed 10 March 2016. A00016.)


Footnote:
[1] See: Scheips, Marguerite T. (Research by Allen L. Weathers). (1995). The Miller Company: The first 150 years, (p. 20). Miller Company: Meriden, CT. University of Connecticut library, Storrs, CT, barcode no. B2433175 (link to library entry). (See worldcat.org for other locations.) Updated 19 April 2017. [A00093-94; A02239]

[2] Ibid., p. 38. According to Scheips, Marguerite, "The Electrolite [by the company] won an award at the 1901 Pan-American Exposition".

[3] Ibid., p. 48.



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