The Rushlight Club's reason for being is to study and research lighting devices. Over the years it has developed an impressive cumulative body of knowledge:

Rushlight Club publications currently available:

The following publication may be purchased from the Rushlight Club:

Books offering a good start for your lighting research:

Recommended Library for Lighting Enthusiasts

Rushlight Club reference materials are archived at the Spruance Library,
84 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA,     Phone: 215-345-0210

Reference Books Trade Catalogs Misc. Materials  

Spruance Library Website          

Articles from The Rushlight

Here are some articles taken from The Rushlight. All of these articles are copyrighted and may not be reprinted or used without permission from The Rushlight Club.

David Melville And The First American Gas Light Patents

Bradley and Hubbard Manufacturing Company

The Rushlight or Rush Candle of Old England

The Evolution of the Match

Circus Flare Tells of Early Joys

What is a Rushlight?

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