The Noble Craftsmen We Promote:

The Arts and Crafts Movement in the American Midwest


Additional Resources: Bibliography

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Web Resources

The number of Arts and Crafts related resources available on the World Wide Web is simply awe inspiring. Instead of attempting to catalog them here, this page will simply point to some of the better starting points out there. Enjoy!

Craftsman Perspectives

The Arts and Crafts Society

Roycroft Home Page



Selected Bibliography

Clark, Robert Judson, editor. The Arts and Crafts Movement in America 1876-1916 : An Exhibition Organized by the Art Museum, Princeton University, and The Art Institute of Chicago. Princeton, NJ: distributed by Princeton University Press, [1992].

Cathers, David M. Furniture of the American Arts and Crafts Movement. New York: New American Library, 1981.

Davey, Peter. Arts and Crafts Architecture. Hong Kong: Phaidon Press Ltd., 1995.

Evans, Paul. Art Pottery of the United States: An Encyclopedia of Producers and their Marks, Together with a Directory of Studio Potters Working in the United States through 1960. New York: Feingold & Lewis Pub. Corp., 1987.

Foy, Jessica and Thomas J. Schlereth, eds. American Home Life, 1880-1930: A Social History of Spaces and Services. Knoxville, TN: The University of Tennessee Press, 1992.

Kardon, Janet, ed. The Ideal Home, 1900-1920: The History of Twentieth-Century American Craft. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Incorporated, 1993.

Marek, Don. Arts and Crafts Furniture Design: The Grand Rapids Contribution. Grand Rapids, MI: Grand Rapids Arts Museum, 1987.

Meyer, Marilee Boyd, consulting curator. Inspiring Reform: Boston's Arts and Crafts Movement. Wellesley, MA: Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College; distributed by Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1997.

Nelson, Marion J. Art Pottery of the Midwest: November 10, 1988-January 8, 1989. Minneapolis, MN: University Art Museum, University of Minnesota, 1988.

Peck, Herbert. The Book of Rookwood Pottery. New York: Crown Publishers, 1968.

Purviance, Louise, Evan Purviance and Norris F. Schneider. Zanesville Art Pottery in Color. Leon, IA: Mid-America Book Co., 1968.

Ransom, Will. Private Presses and their Books. New York: Duschnes, 1963.

Royka, Paul A. Mission Furniture: Furniture of the American Arts and Crafts Movement. Atglen, PA: Shiffer Publishing Ltd., 1997.

Schweitzer, Robert and Michael W. R. Davis. America's Favorite Homes: Mail-Order Catalogues as a Guide to Popular Early 20th- Century Houses. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 1990.

Thompson, Susan Otis. American Book Design and William Morris. London: British Library; New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, distributed by Lyon & Burford, 1996.

Via, Marie and Marjorie K. Searl. Head, Heart and Hand: Elbert Hubbard and the Roycrofters. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 1994.

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March 26th-June 30th, 1999.

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