The Gorham Manufacturing Company records are currently closed to researchers. An additional portion of the records will be made accessible in January 2023.
Books, journals, and other materials related to the Gorham Manufacturing Company remain available to researchers. Other collection materials include:
Brown Digital Repository (Brown University Library)
Provides online access to digital images representing a small selection of material from the Gorham Company Archive and other sources. Includes materials from the Gorham Company Archive at the John Hay Library, the Fleet Library at RISD and the RISD Museum that were imaged for the IMLS grant project in 2007-2008, along with related images and other materials created by Brown students and faculty.
Fleet Library, Special Collections (Rhode Island School of Design)
RISD Museum (Rhode Island School of Design)
Gorham Bronze Division records, 1905-1978 (Smithsonian Archives of American Art)
Romaine Trade Catalog Collection (University of California at Santa Barbara)
ArtSTOR Digital Library (subscription resource, requires Brown login)
Gorham Suggestions (1898) [FULL TEXT]
Bronze Memorials (1916) [FULL TEXT]
Cooper-Hewitt (National Design Museum)
Compiled by Samuel J. Hough:
Compiled by Giorgio B.:
From the Online Encyclopedia of Silver Marks:
A general discussion of sterling silver issues, sponsored by Georgia Silver in Atlanta, GA
The captioned clip reviews a pair of 1904 Martele vases, but you can search the Roadshow Archive for other Gorham clips
Blog post on the history of steam power at the Gorham Manufacturing Company by Mark McHugh and Spencer Gordon, dealers in and scholars of silver history. The site also includes a link for their Gorham Archive, which includes images of many Gorham pieces handled by Spencer Marks, Ltd.
Produced by the American Cut Glass Association as an annual meeting souvenir.
RI Dept. of Environmental Management
Archival materials documenting the work of the Urban Pond Procession project (now UPP Arts) since 2007 are available to researchers at the Providence Public Library
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