One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder.
Entries dated between 1894-1901.
"Receipes [sic] taken from Patent Journal & English Mechanic, etc.", color recipes, a new polishing material for glass, pomade etching paste, recipes from Gibbons, Webb, Gillinder and Brooks ( p.). The rest are blank except for 4 and 6 pages from the end where there are 2 conversion tables (1 incomplete).
Includes a drawing of a new cutting off machine, 1893 (p. ) and a description of a new process for making wine glasses (p. ).
Includes formulas and notes between 1887-1907, on the following: waterproof paint, transferring designs, glass, opal glass, bronze casting, new polishing material for glass, paint for preserving metals, aurora color, new yellow glass, new pink color, new ruby color, small sketch of new cutting off machine, 1893, alterations to modeling, yellow silver glass from the Pottery Gazette, from Binns Ceramic Technology; table of combining weights; examples of analysis & synthesis, analysis of lead glass, composition of putty powder, amber, casting from clay models with wax, solution for coloring plaster casts, and staining plaster casts bronze.
Loose recipes and a partial page in German of gas fittings are now housed separately in a folder titled "Items in Black notebook : F. Carder 1894".
Fragile materials. Use the digital or microform copies of the notebooks.
Notebook digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009.
Loose items digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in August 2010.