One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder.
"Fredk. Carder, Corning, N.Y., U.S.A., 1903-4"--Inside front cover. Some recipes have been updated or added in 1905, 1906 and 1908.
Contains 11 leaves of recipes, followed by 9 blank leaves and 19 leaves of trials, etc.
Includes recipes for flint, olive green, blue green to match Hock., olive green for casing, olive green for vases solid color, blue green for casing, ruby, aurora, cinnamon, amethyst, straw opal, blue cobalt, aurene, aurene green, aurene blue, aurene white, white for casing with flint, ivory, red or carnelian, ruby aurene, Burmese, pink, citron yellow, Rockingham, aurene amethyst, aurene brown, turquoise for flint, rose du Barry for flint. Includes trial recipes and notes for flint, cheaper batch, nitre glass (A. Johnson 1905), crystal (as C.D. used, by A. Johnson), yellow silver glass, opalescent glass, bismuth glass, copper luster glass, iradesent [sic], brown for casing, poppy, copper ruby, copper ruby (J. King), amberina (J. King), light green, putty powder, Iod eosin test for alkali, amethyst for flint, topaz opaline, pomona, sel. ruby, black, [baralya] glass. There is also an illustrated entry 3 leaves from the end with the heading "G.C.& C. no. 5", listing an order for cordials, wines, etc. Final leaf is a list of atomic weights of materials.
Loose materials (3 slips of paper) now housed in a separate folder titled: Red pocket sized notebook: Frederick Carder, 1903-4." Includes a recipe for green au. with another on the verso; a clipping listing recently issued patents (1906); and a reference page from a different notebook (Brief business laws on recto, weights and measures on verso).
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.