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Homer, Austin, 1896-1974

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1896 - 1974

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Austin Homer papers

 Collection
Accession: 1522
Abstract:

Austin Homer (1896-1974) was president of J.E. Caldwell Company, jewelers, silversmiths, and antiquarians in Philadelphia. Homer was a well-known business executive and was recognized as one of the nation's foremost authorities on contemporary and antique silver. He was also involved in designing children's toys. His papers consists of correspondence, speeches, patents, notebooks, and sketches while he was president of J.E. Caldwell Inc., and correspondence, contracts, sketches, and prototypes when he was a toy designer.

Dates: 1933-1962