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Gorham Manufacturing Company records (SP4.0)

Rhode Island School of Design Archives

Fleet Library at RISD
2 College Street
Providence, RI 02903
Tel: 401-709-5922
Fax: 401-709-5932
email: risdarchives@risd.edu

Scope & content

The Collection contains promotional catalogues (Series I) of the Gorham Manufacturing Company. The series includes catalogues that list flatware, silverware, bronze memorial plates, and other silver work done by Gorham Manufacturing. The catalogues date from 1892-1952, 1980. Also in the collection are a variety of books, pamphlets, and scrapbooks originally from the Gorham Design Library (Series II).

The Collection is arranged in two Series:

  • Series I: Catalogues, 1892-1952, 1980
  • Series II: Books, 1910-1937