Guild Gazette Newsletter
The Society produces an outstanding newsletter, the Guild
Gazette. This periodical is distributed to our members and
special supporting repositories.
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Available issues and a brief listing of articles in each:
2005 Jan. Vol . I, Issue 1 ---
Business reports; Searching for Southern Ancestral Trades; Colonial Women in
the Trades, "It Wasn't Just a Man's Job"; A Few Common/Not-So-Commonly Known
2005 May Vol. I, Issue 2 ---
Business reports; First Annual Meeting; Plimouth Plantation Apprenticeship
Program; A Few Common/Not-So-Commonly Known Trades; Tick Tock The Colonial
Clock; Colonial Gunsmith, "It's Never Too Young To Learn".
2005 Oct Vol. I, Issue 3 ---
Business reports; Minor Guilds, "A Part of the Fabric of this Society"; First
Lady of Verse, Anne Dudley Bradstreet, Poetress; St. Crispin, The Patron Saint
of Cobblers; Cordwainers, Shoemakers, Cobblers; Book Review "1`776"; Our Museums
Also Victims of Katrina.
2006 Jan Vol. II, Issue 1 ---
Business reports; Down By The Old Mill Stream (3 page article).
2006 May/Jun Vol. II, Issue 2 ---
Business reports; Pewtersmithing; The Copeland Spoon; Happy Birthday Ben! Ben
Franklin, Printer; If At First You Don't Succeed; New Trade --- Thatcher.
2006 Oct Vol. 11, Issue 3 ---
Business reports; Colonial American Portrait Painters and Their Artisan Subjects;
The Village Blacksmith; Philip Syng, Silversmith, Scientist, etc.; Forefathers
Day; Mayflower Historical Society New Exhibit.
2007 Jan Vol. III, Issue 1 ---
Business reports; Arkansas Member/Guest Luncheon; Jamestown Settlement, Virginia
Company, The Livery Companies of London; beginning of a series of articles
on each of the Twelve Livery Companies of London - "#1 The Mercers' Company", "#2
The Grocers Company".
2007 May/Jun Vol. III, Issue 2 ---
Business reports: New Guild Flag; Ancestral Lineage Book; Historic St. Mary's
City; series "#3 The Drapers'Company", "#4 The Fishmongers' Company"; Photo
page Third Annual Guild Meeting; Book review Virginia Immigrants and Adventurers
1607-1635, A Biographical Dictionary".
2008 Jan Vol. IV, Issue 1 ---
Business reports; Kentucky Member/Guest Luncheon; New York Patriotic & Historical
Society Flag Service; series "#5 The Goldsmiths' Company", "#6 The Merchant
Taylors' Company", "#7 The Skinners' Company"; Have You Heard Of This Name?;
Maine - One of the First Settlements And a Trade Location, Plymouth Pilgrims.
2008 Summer Vol. IV. Issue 2 ---
Business reports; series "#8 The Company of Haberdashers'", "#9 The Company
of Salters"; Citing Your Sources on Hereditary Lineage Papers and Quick Tips;
Ancestor Trades; Pictorial Tree of 2008 Annual Meeting.
2009 Winter Vol. V. Issue 1 ---
Business reports; the Guild's 5th Anniversary Meeting Notice and Proposed Bylaw amendments; series #10 The Company of Ironmongers; #11 The Company of Vintners; #12 The Company of Clothworkers; The Twelve Great Livery Companies of London; The Dewitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum.
2010 Summer Vol. VI. Issue 2 --
Business reports; Old Salem
Museum & Gardens, 2010 Guild Charitable Project; Take a
Look - YouMight Find Those Elusive Guild Ancestors: Thinking
Outside The Box - Resources For FindingWRITERS/ARTS MTG; Trade
Indexes; Early Iron Works - A Trade For All Colonies; Called
to theColonies To Follow His Trade - Giles Driver, Carpenter
In Virginia; 2010 American College of the BuildingArts Graduates.
2011 Winter Vol. VII. Issue 1 --
Business reports: Guild Texas
Member/Guest Luncheon; The Crown and Cushion (upholstery trade);It's
All in the Cards (playing cards); New Jersey Tradesmen
in the News: Extracts From AmericanNewspapers Relating To New
Jersey; Artisans, Please Apply in the Province of Carolina,
1666; Over ABrick Wall To Another Master Guilder Certificate;
2010 Karen Avery Miller Scholarship Awarded; OldSalem Museum & Gardens
2010 Guild Project Update; 2011 Annual Meeting Call.
2011 Summer, Vol. VII, Issue 2 --
Business reports; Guilds 2011 Charitable Project, Museum of
Early Trades and Crafts; Guilds Dictionary of Arts and Trades
and the Minor Trade Guild Lists; Karen Avery Miller Scholarship
Award, American College of the Building Arts; Guild Golden
Rule; Seventh Annual Meeting; Old Salem Museum and Gardens,
Guild plaque wording; Suppose It's Always Been Difficult
To Keep Good Help, Ads Virginia Gazette, 20 Mar 1739.
2012 Winter, Vol. VIII, Issue 1 --
Business Reports; President General's message; Charitable Contributions
from 2005-2011; New Members; New Supplements; New Master
Guilders; Master Guilders with new sets; Number of Master
Guilders to date (42); List of Donations; Speake, 8th Annual
Meeting; Invitation, 8th Annual Meeting.
2012 Summer, Vol.
VIII, Issue 2 --
Business Reports; President General's Message; Treasurer's
Report; American College of the Building Arts in Charleston,
SC; Museums of Old York, Guild's 2012 Charitable Donation;
History of Forks; Bradley Collins, recipient Karen Avery Miller
Scholarship, ACBA; Flowerdew Hundred Post Mill; New Members;
New Supplements; Photo's 8th Annual Meeting.
2013 Winter, Vol. IX, Issue 1 --
Business Reports; Message from the President General; Bylaw
Amendment; New Trades & Definitions; New Members; New
Supplements; New Master Guilders; Announcement of 9th Annual
Meeting, Trades of Mayflower Passengers.
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