H. Baldwin Co. - historical information

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"Baldwin H. C. Cut Glass Shop (1911-1918). A glass cutting shop established by Herbert C. Baldwin in Merid[e]n, Connecticut, moving in 1914 to Wallingford, Connecticut" — Shotwell, David J. (2002). Glass A to Z, p. 26.



H. Baldwin Co. - historical information (by year)


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1900s

Various newspapers, magazines and other sources

(1909- ). Various newspapers, magazines and other sources - search engines.

1909 - advertisement

H. Baldwin Co. (14 December 1909). Advertisement: "Bargains in cut glass; A few slightly imperfect pieces less than cost; Our regular goods are second to none in quality and price... Hall-Elton Bldg., Quinnipiac St." [with no illustrations]. Meriden Morning Record (Wallingford section), p. 4, cols. 1-2. (Viewed 27 September 2020. E01574).


1910s

1911 - news mention

(30 December 1911). Wallingford news [with mention: "Don’t forget the cut glass sale at Bullock’s jewelry store, closing out Baldwin’s glass at factory prices... "] Meriden Daily Journal, p. 3, col. 5. (Viewed 25 January 2021. R00506).


1960s

1965 - book mention

Revi, Albert Christian. (1965). H. C. Baldwin Cut Glass mention, (p. 99). In American cut and engraved glass. Nelson. (Viewed 28 September 2020. AAA0613; E01565; L01962).

"H. C. Baldwin Cut Glass Shop; Herbert C. Baldwin had a small cut glass shop in Meriden, Connecticut from 1911 to 1914. The business was located on Veteran Street. After 1914, Baldwin moved to Wallingford, Connecticut, where the business was in operation until at least 1918, for at that time he was listed as a cut glass manufacturer in the American Glass Trade Directory." (See 1909 advertisement above which appears to conflict with information here.)



2000s

2002 - encyclopedia entry

Shotwell, David J. (2002). Entry: "Baldwin H. C. Cut Glass Shop". (See excerpt at the top of this webpage.) Glass A to Z, p. 26. Krause Publications: Iola, Wisconsin. (Viewed 8 October 2020. F01430-31).


2010s

2012 - book mention

Tobin, Diane. (2012). Meriden Glass Companies section, mention: "1911-19; H. C. Baldwin Cut Glass Company." In The Meriden Flint Glass Company: An abundance of glass, (unknown page number). Charleston, SC: The History Press. (Viewed 9 October 2020. F01434-35).



Click the following link to see designs and documentation for other historical companies from the Meriden area, and those that were connected to the International Silver Company; go to the historical Meriden design overview page and scroll down to section D: "ISC, predecessors & divisions" and E: "Other featured companies".