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Historical References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, hambersburg 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.
  • Hunter Research, Inc. (1999)  The Trenton Potteries Database. On file, NJDOT.
  • 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 Ceramics.Antique 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.  W interthur 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. www.schifferbooks.com/antiques/
  • 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.