Bibliographic References

Historical References

  • Boyd, Andrew and William H. Boyd (1874)  Trenton City Directory.  Syracuse, New York and Pottsville, Pennsylvania.
  • Fitzgerald, Thomas. F. (1880-1883)  Fitzgerald’s Mercer County Directory. Trenton, New Jersey.
  • Harney, William J.  (1929) Trenton’s First Potteries.  In:   Sunday Times Advertiser (7/7/29, 7/14/29, 7/21/29, and 7/28/29), Trenton, NJ.
  • Mains, B. W. and T. F. Fitzgerald (1877)  Mains and Fitzgerald’s Trenton, Chambersburg and Millham Directory. Trenton.
  • Metcalf, Edwin S. (1870)  Trenton Directory. Webb Brothers & Co., Providence, Rhode Island.
  • J.H. Lant & Co. (1868-1869)  The Trenton Directory. Trenton, New Jersey.
  • Slade, Charles H. (1871)  Trenton Directory.  Webb Brothers & Co.
  • Trenton Board of Trade (1900)  Industrial Trenton and Vicinity.  George A. Wolf Publishers, Wilmington, Delaware.
  • Trenton Historical Society (1929)   A History of Trenton, 1679-1929:  Two Hundred and Fifty Years of a Notable Town with Links in Four Centuries.  2 vols. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ.
  • Woodward, E. M. and John F. Hageman (1883)  History of Burlington and Mercer Counties  Everts and Peck, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Wall, J. P. (n. d.)  History of the Potteries of Trenton, NJ. Paper on file, Trenton Public Library, Trenton.
  • Webb & Fitzgerald (1867-1869)   The Trenton Directory. New York.

Trenton References

  • Denker, Ellen  (1989)  Lenox China:  Celebrating a Century of Quality 1889-1989.  Lenox, Inc.  Trenton, NJ.
  • Goldberg, David J. (1983)  Preliminary Notes on the Pioneer Potters and Potteries of Trenton, New Jersey. [Revised 1998]. Trenton Museum Society. Book Review
  • Holmes, George Sanford  (1924)  Lenox China:  The Story of Walter Scott Lenox.  Lenox, Inc., Trenton, New Jersey.
  • Quigley, Mary Alice and Collier, David E.  (1984)   A Capital Place:  The Story of Trenton.  Trenton Historical Society and Windsor Publications, Inc., Woodland Hills, California.
  • Newark Museum Association  (1914)  The Work of The Potteries of New Jersey:  From 1685 to 1876 and Marks of New Jersey Potteries.  Newark Museum Association, Newark, New Jersey.
  • Stern, Marc Jeffrey (1994)  The Pottery Industry of Trenton:  A Skilled Trade in Transition, 1850-1922. Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick.

Ceramic References

  • Atterbury, Paul J. and Ellen P. Denker (1999)  20th Century Ceramics: A Collector’s Guide to British and North American Factory Produced CeramicsAntique Collector’s Club.
  • Frelinghuysen, Alice Cooney (1989)  American Porcelain, 1770-1920.  Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York.
  • Hamer, Frank and Janet Hamer (1986)  The Potter’s Dictionary of Materials and Techniques. Watson-Guptill Publications, New York.
  • Lehner, Lois (1988)  Lehner’s Encyclopedia of U.S. Marks on Pottery, Porcelain & Clay Collector’s Books, Paducah, Kentucky.
  • Maddock, Archibald M.  (1962)  The Polished Earth:  A History of the Pottery Plumbing Fixture Industry in the United States.  Privately published, Trenton, NJ.
  • Mitchell, James  (1972) Ott and Brewer:  Etruria in America.  Winterthur Portfolio 7, edited by Ian M. G. Quimby, pp. 217-228.  University Press of Virgina, Charlottesville.
  • Mitchell, James  (1977) Industrial Pottery of the United States.   Northeast Historical Archaeology 6(1-2):14-20.
  • Nottle, Diane (1997) Beauty, Utility & Paychecks, All Built on a Base of Clay.  In:   The New York Times, 9 November.
  • Schneider, M. (1999)  Majolica. Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. Atglen, Pennsylvania.
  • Snyder, J.B. and L. Bockol (1994)  Majolica American and European Wares.  Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. Atglen, Pennsylvania.
  • Stradling, J. G. (1996) The Southern Porcelain Company of Kaolin South Carolina: A Reassessment.  Journal of Early Southern Decorative Arts 22(2):1-39.
  • Thorn, Jordan C. (1947)  Handbook of Old Pottery and Porcelain Marks.  Tudor Publishing Company, New York, New York.
  • Van Hoesen, W.H. (1973)  Crafts and Craftsmen of New Jersey. Fairleigh Dickenson University Press, Rutherford, New Jersey.
  • Young, Jennie J.  (1879)   The Ceramic Art:  A Compendium of the History and Manufacture of Pottery and Porcelain.  Harper & Bros., New York, New York.

To find out more information about the pottery industry in Trenton, please visit the Trenton City Museum website.