Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009.
Notebook and loose items digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in August 2010.
Fragile materials. Use the digital or microform copies of the notebooks.
One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder.
Includes recipes for: amethyst, avanturine [aventurine], amber, alabaster, aurora, aurene, Burmese ware, brown, lead crystal, lead batch, lime batch, copper lustre glass, green, pomona green, ivory, opalescent, puce or purple, ruby, ruby from gold, ruby from Sel. & Cd.S., rose du Barry, straw opalescent, silver stain, torquoise [ie turquoise], topaz, volute, and opaque yellow. There are notes under the headings of peacock blue, chrysophase, crackled glass, etching glass, onyx glass, poppy red, printing ink (for cold process), new rose color from selenium, Rockingham, silver leaf, shaded ware, cryolite glass, yellow, and opaque yellow.
The Burmese recipe is attributed to Thos. Webb & Sons from 1889-1891. The topaz and gold recipes are dated 1884 and the ruby from Sel. & Cd.S. is dated March 1908.
Loose clippings on glass and enamels, a letter from Victor P. Martin and a letter from W. Jackson of Holdcroft & Co. have been placed in a separate folder labeled "Items in black square shaped notebook: Frederick Carder 1901..."