Other organisations and websites with similar or overlapping interests
Clay tobacco pipe makers' marks from London a physical and digital database of clay pipe makers' marks from London excavations established by the Museum of London Archaeology service and focussing on stamps dating to between c1580 and 1710. http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/claypipes/
Pijpelogische Kring Nederland is the principal society for the study and collection of tobacco pipes in the Netherlands. http://www.tabakspijp.nl/
A private collection of mostly dutch claypipes, but also many from other European countries
A very extensive website around probably the largest private collection of Gambier Pipes in the world
The National Pipe Archive is a UK charity based in Liverpool with extensive collections of pipes and tobacco related material. http://www.pipearchive.co.uk
The Pipe Aston Project is dedicated to the study of clay tobacco pipes and kilns in the north Herefordshire region of England. http://www.pipeastonproject.co.uk/
The Society for Clay Pipe Research is a UK based organisation aimed at promotion of academic research into the history and archaeology of clay pipes.
Contact via: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Tobacco Pipe Artistory is a site focusing on the study and celebration of antique tobacco pipes in every medium from around the globe.
Tobaks & Tändsticks Museum, Sweden - Site includes details about the history of tobacco, snuff and cigars as well as information about pipes.
Arbeitskreises zur Erforschung der Tonpfeifen (German Society for Clay-Pipe Research) is devoted to the study of clay pipes and those people who came in contact with them.
The Worshipful Company of Tobacco Pipe Makers and Tobacco Blenders is the successor of the first London Company of Tobacco Pipe makers, granted a charter by James 1 on 5th October 1619.
Comité International of Pipe smokers Clubs - founded in St Claude in 1973 this is an association of national pipe clubs. www.pipeclubs.com
Other bodies whose remit includes the study and publication of pipes:
The Medieval Pottery Research Group
The Society for Historical Archaeology http://www.sha.org/
The Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology http://www.spma.org.uk/index.php/