One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder.
Black 6-ring Lefax ledger book which includes calendars for the years 1942-1943 but entries dated from 1931-1941. Only first 66 p. have been used.
"Property of Fredk. Carder, 249 Pine St., Corning, N.Y."
P. 1-2 is a list of elements used in glassmaking that have been assigned a number. Some recipes in this notebook and others list the ingredients by the numeric code only.
Includes notes on correcting glass batch, recipes for flint amethyst ruby, flint amethyst to match Hawks sample, flint ruby, aurene ruby, Flemish blue, mordant for steel plates, opalescent (May 1940, Carr Lowry, Baltimore), light topaz, sp. topaz, soda batch, Hawks dark topaz, extra dark topaz for Hawks, bulb glass, refractory casting composition, trials on powder colors, trials on composition moulds, glue resist for sandblasting, transfer ink for etching, cire perdu wax, gelatine moulds, alkaline sol. for dep copper, white wax for casting in bronze, red stain for bottles, French resist for sandblasting, casting sand, flexible moulding composition (1935-1947), agar composition for moulding, gesso (Webbs, 1887), transfer ink for copper plates, copper depositing, etching paste,
Fragile materials. Use the digital or microform copies of the notebooks.
Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009.
Re-digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013.