Vase, United States, Kelsey Murphy
Pilgrim Glass Company, Ceredo, WV, 1990 (Baker Coll.)

Kelsey Murphy, Pilgrim Glass Co.

We are the NATIONAL AMERICAN GLASS CLUB
To learn about upcoming events, see examples of our publications, use links to members' websites, and much, much more, or write to us at National American Glass Club, P.O. Box 474, Apalachin, NY 13732.
MISSION
The National American Glass Club, Ltd. is an international a non-profit educational organization founded in 1933 for PEOPLE LIKE YOU - glass collectors, scholars, dealers, artists, educators, and students, all those concerned with the study and appreciation of glass, regardless of type, period or origin. Our mission is to bring together people with like interests in glass so we can expand our appreciation for the medium. Explore this web site and you will see the benefits of joining the NAGC. Share with us your passion for glass - reflect on its mystical properties, myriad forms and its ability for artistic expression. Receive our publications, attend our seminars and attend meetings of a local NAGC chapter.
QUALITY PUBLICATIONS
The Glass Club Bulletin, available only through membership, is a scholarly journal published three times each year. Articles present current research not only in American glass, but also glass from ancient times to the work of contemporary artists. Back issues are available. Glass Shards, the NAGC newsletter published quarterly, will keep you up-to-date on glass exhibits, shows, recent publications and club activities. Our Annual Membership Directory
helps you identify members who share your specific interests and provides addresses for individual and institutional members.
NAGC NATIONAL GLASS SEMINARS
Our national seminar is held every spring in various cities across the U.S. Activities include lectures by prominent glass curators, authors, collectors and artists; tours of muŽseums, private collections, glass studios and historic sites; our annual business meeting; plus great food, fun and more! Members receive a discount for early registration.
FOUNDING
The NAGC was founded in Boston, Massachusetts as the National Early American Glass Club in 1933 and is incorporated in the State of Rhode Island as a non-profit educational organization, IRS Code 501 c.(3). Our web site, glassclub.org, was launched in October, 1997.
ADDRESS
National American Glass Club. Ltd., P. O. Box 474 Apalachin, New York 13732
OUR PRESIDENTS
Frank W. Chipman 1933-1935 Sandwich, Massachusetts
Charles H. Watkins 1935-1937 Sturbridge, Massachusetts
Edwin V. Spooner 1937-1939 Exeter, New Hampshire
Philip P. Bradbury 1939-1941 East Brewster, Massachusetts
Frank G. Fitzpatrick 1941-1942 Brookline, Massachusetts
Charles Ayers 1943-1945 Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire
Carolyn F. Cottrell 1945-1947 Roxbury, Massachusetts
Marietta E. Corr 1947-1949 Franklin, Massachusetts
Marion B. Lawson 1949-1951 Lakeport, New Hampshire
Ethel M. Doane 1951-1953 Brockton, Massachusetts
Lula R. Darrow 1953-1954 Sharon, Massachusetts
Edward C. Kerarns 1954-1955 Danvers, Massachusetts
Joseph W. Limric 1957-1959 Medfield, Massachusetts
Perry Locke 1959-1961 Barrington, Rhode Island
Lincoln S. Fifield 1961-1963 Wellesley, Massachusetts
Kenneth W. Wilson 1963-1965 Corning, New York
Dorothy-Lee Jones 1965-1967 Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts
Lea S. Luquer 1967-1969 Chestnut Hills, Massachusetts
Mildred E. Lurvey 1969-1971 Groton, Massachusetts
Edward W. Tinney 1971-1973 Braintree, Massachusetts
Joelle C.Hiebert Jr. 1973-1975 Norway, Maine
Kauko Kahila 1975-1977 East Plymouth, Massachusetts
Nancy O. Merrill 1977-1979 Norfolk, Virginia
Ruth Davis 1979-1981 Osterville, Massachusetts
Blanche E. Robinson 1981-1983 Sandwich, Massachusetts
Miriam Mucha 1983-1985 Langhorne, Pennsylvania
Kenneth Lyon 1986-1989 Fishers Hill, Virginia
duVal Radford 1989-1989 Bedford, Virginia
Francis N. Allen 1989-1995 Hyattsville, Maryland
Ellen Roberts 1994-1999 Butler, Pennsylvania
Kirk J. Nelson 1999-2001 Newton, Massachusetts
Douglas Reed 2001-2005 Millburn, New Jersey
Maynard Steiner 2005-2009 Oradell, New Jersey
Kenneth C. Depew 2009-2013 Fort Myers, Florida
Jane Shadel Spillman 2013-present Corning, New York
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