One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder.
Black 6-ring Lefax ledger book which includes calendars for the years 1929-1930 but entries dated from 1926-1931. Only the first 19 leaves and last 23 leaves were used. Pages are not in chronological order.
"Property of Fredk. Carder, Steuben Glass Works, Corning, N.Y."
Ingredients for the glass batches are given by numeric code. See Carder's [Black notebook of loose leaf data sheets I] (BIB 112167) for the ingredient key.
Includes: trials for white, trials with c.r. batch, sp. amber, pale Bristol yellow, royal purple, amber topaz, dark olive green (Schmid), celadon, wisteria, soda batch, special white #1, white #2, light topaz for Hawkes, ivory, burmese, "torquoise" blue for ivory, s. light topaz, alexandrite, Pyrex ruby, cardinal red, flint ruby experiments, cardinal muffle melts, smoke crystal experiments, violet muffle melts, opaque yellow experiments, blue-black for Tiffany, opaque green muffle melts, citron muffle melts, sp. au. black for handles, sp. ivrene for small domes, au. black for ivory, jade blue, dk. blue alab., torq. blue for ivory, pink ivrene, special calcite, and print for sand blasting.
Accompanied by loose sheets now housed in a separate folder titled Black notebook of loose leaf data sheets II: a recipe for cardinal red; Drakenfeld recipe for a yellow; a graph; a letter from Carr-Lowrey Glass Co. of Baltimore asking advice on their opal recipe and Carder's reply.
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.