Collection Summary

Title:Graham Hood Papers of Bonnin and Morris Porcelain Manufactory

Date:1965-1976, n.d.

Creator(s):Hood, Graham, 1936-

Extent:1 linear feet


Repository:Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Abstract:This collection consists primarily of correspondence curator and scholar Graham Hood generated during his 1965 to 1970 research of America's first porcelain manufactory, and during and after the publication of his book regarding the same. The work, entitled "Bonnin and Morris of Philadelphia: the first American porcelain factory, 1770-1772," was published in 1972. The collection also contains photographs, which include those used in the book, reports and other writings. The folder-level inventory included with the collection was created in 2002.