This page is created as a link for further research and study of Early LightingMy list below is by no means complete, and I will add more contacts and links as time allows. There are many great sites created by collectors such as myself to share their knowledge and collections, as well as various Lighting Clubs that focus on specific lighting interests.  
The Rushlight ClubDedicated to the study and preservation of Lighting, and founded in 1932, the Rushlight Club covers all lighting devices from primitive to modern times. The club publishes quarterly journals called The Rushlight that contain lighting related
The Historical Lighting Society of CanadaFocusing on lighting of the kerosene era, and founded in 1981, the HLSC has members from Canada, the US, and around the world. The club publishes quarterly journals called The FONT & flame that contain articles on kerosene lamps, burners, and
The International Guild of Lamp ResearchersA forum for sharing information about lighting, and founded in 1997, the Guild contains an interactive Question & Answer page as well as a searchable database for Lighting Patents linked to the US Patent