Collected from the public domain, this reading compilation includes media articles, academic journal entries, show literature, reference lists, copies of historic originals, and complete books. Presented in pdf format, they can be either opened in your browser or downloaded and saved for off-line reading. The collection is diverse but limited. Additions will be made as found in the future. Enjoy.




Style in Furniture 1904, Quaint Furniture (chapter)

Cotswold School Furniture

Inventory of Gustav Stickley’s Craftsman Workshops


Metalwork & Lighting


Gustav Stickley’s Metal Shop: Reform, Design and the Business of Craft

Bringing to Light, Demystifying Van Erp

Shedding Light on Roycroft Lamps


Art Pottery & Everything Else Collectable


When Pottery Became Art 1880-1930

Women , Art and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise

The Story of the Saturday Evening Girls


Events & Places


Objectifying Objects: Omitting Ideology in Gustav Stickley Craftsman Period Rooms

Shedding Light on the Craftsman Interior

Special Summer Number of The Studio A.D. 1901, Modern British Architecture and Decoration

Old English Country Cottages, Special Winter Number of The Studio 1906-7

The Elements of a Creative Environment: Was the Roycroft Campus of 1900 - 1915 a Hothouse?




The Craftsman 1901 no.1

The Craftsman 1901 no.2

The Craftsman 1901 no.3

Index to the Craftsman