Historical information about FPs through ads and other ephemera
- From the Journal of the Society of Arts:Three 'Cantor' lectures given by James.P.Maginnis in early 1905 on 'Reservoir Fountain Pens and Stylographic Pens':(1) Ancient Writing Instruments, (2) Stylographic Pens and Manufacture of Gold Pens (3) Fountain Pens.
- FP ads in The Tech : I: 1881-1899 II: Moore ads 1902-1915 III: 1900-1919 (others) IV The roaring twenties (1920-1929) V: 1930-1941 VI: Parker dominates 1942-1960 VII: 1960-today
- Chilton Ads: By Dr. Seuss ! Long Island Boston
- Prince's Protean, the first commercially successful FP in the US
- New York FP companies in 1925 (since that post a much more complete list of NY FP makers has appeared here).
- Early (pre-1850) fountain pens
- An interesting 1895 document
- Dissolved - Companies were closed