All About Glass

All About Glass

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Business gifts.
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Steuben Glass LLC, Corning, NY, USA. 127286 The clear choice Corning, N.Y.: Steuben Glass LLC, 2011. 51 p.: col. ill.; 24 cm. Steuben Glass LLC Cover title. Index, p. 50-51. Order information at end. Gift; Corning Inc.; 2013; 1000134680; 1000134679 Digitized by Boston Photo January 2014. SEPT CORP

Catalogue of chemical, philosophical and other glassware for laboratories, colleges, museums, assaying works, institutes of technology, academies, &c., &c.
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Whitall Tatum Company, Philadelphia, PA & New York, NY, USA. 127325 Chemical glassware Philadelphia, Pa.: New York: Whitall, Tatum & Co., 1881. 24 p.: ill., 25 cm. Whitall Tatum Company Trade catalog. Includes bottles, flasks, beakers, test tubes, funnels, plates, chemical jars, acid drop

René Lalique: sculptor in glass.
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Woodward & Lothrop. 80268 Washington: Woodward & Lothrop, [1935] [8] p.: port.; 28 cm. NK5198.L1 Cover title. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Image of portrait included in the exhibition titled Designing for a new century: works on paper by Lalique and his contemporaries, held

[Travel diary, 1902].
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Carder, Frederick. 112164 Archives finding aid title: Flip open notebook:1902 travel diary 1902. 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 17 x 11 cm. R-1058 Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Notebook cover reads "Note book 1d. 100 pages. Cream laid note paper, suitable for pen and pencil."

[Black notebook comprised of 2 notebooks of loose leaf data sheets of batch records].
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Carder, Frederick. 112166 First part title: Flint Second part title: Calcite; Aurene; Alabaster; Misc. 1921-1922. 1 v.; 18 x 11 cm. R-1058 Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Black double 6-ring Lefax notebook. Although many entries include the month and day, only a few pages in the

Resist for sandblasting & etching, 1936 / Fredek. Carder.
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Carder, Frederick. 112179 Resist for sandblasting and etching, 1936 Archives finding aid title: Pocket-sized notebook: resist for sandblasting and etching, 1936 1936. 1 v. (unpaged); 8 x 11 cm. R-1058 Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Cover title. Detached cover. Notebook has a

[Black pocket sized diary, 1918-1919].
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Carder, Frederick. 112180 1918-1919. 1 v. (unpaged); 14 x 7 cm. R-1059 Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. "Compliments of London Guarantee and Accident Company Limited, United States Branch, Head Office Chicago, F.W. Lawson, Gen'l Mgr. 1869-1918, Baxter & Gilbert Gen&

C 1909 [notebook].
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Carder, Frederick. 112163 Archives finding aid title: Notebook: C 1909 1909-1915. 1 v. (unpaged); 17 x 11 cm. R-1058 Title from cover. Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. This notebook contains some notes and formulas, including au green, blue for casing inside flint, light blue

Practical chemistry [laboratory notebook].
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Carder, Frederick. 116460 [1885-1890] 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 17 x 10 cm. R-1058 Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Notebook with black cover. The front and back covers were originally stuck to other notebooks and shows damage due to the separation of the covers. There are several

[Notes on ornament and design].
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Carder, Frederick. 112168 Empire reporting book Archives finding aid title: Flip-open notebook 1889-1893. 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 18 x 12 cm. R-1058 Title from heading on first leaf. Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. "F. Carder, John Street, Wordsley, W. Stourbridge"--P.

New sculpture by Peter Aldridge: Steuben Glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. 71859 [New York: Steuben Glass, 1981] [24] p.: ill. (some col.); 26 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Photography by Robert Moore. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. CMGL c. 4 in Steuben archives is accompanied by Steuben internal memo dated

Steuben: summer 1992.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71404 Summer 1992 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, [1992] 32 p.: ill. (some col.); 15 x 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Same as the Collections 1992 catalog (Bib 71403), except for the cover

Steuben: winter 1989.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71328 [New York: Steuben, 1989] 30 p.: col. ill.; 15 x 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. "New Heart Throb" by Eric Hilton featured on cover. This catalog is similar to "Steuben: early spring 1989" (Bib 73151) catalog. Only

Steuben: Valentine gifts 1992.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. Neiman Marcus. 71406 Valentine gifts 1992 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c1992. 32 p.: col. ill.; 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Order form and return envelope, laid in. Gift; Corning Inc. 2013; 1000135220 Digitized by Boston Photo

Steuben Glass 1986.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Glass Works. 65305 Steuben Glass: 1986-87 [New York: Steuben Glass, 1986] 143 p.: col. ill.; 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Index, p. 142-144. Order form and business reply envelope bound at back. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014

Corporate gifts 1999.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 61914 One in a million, one in a millennium Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c1999. 23 p.: col. ill.; 31 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Accompanied by "Corporate gifts price list, January 1999." Gift; Corning Inc.; 2013; 1000134716

The collection of designs in glass by twenty-seven contemporary artists.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 61165 Designs in glass by twenty-seven contemporary artists Half-title: Twenty-seven contemporary artists New York: Steuben Glass, Inc., 1940. 2nd ed., Jan. 15, 1940 [7] p., 27 leaves [i.e. 54 p.]: ill.; 22 cm. Steuben Archives Box 9. Edition statement from p. [56]. Includes

Steuben: aspects of love.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71401 Aspects of love [New York: Steuben Glass, 1991] 34 p.: col. ill.; 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. TC CorningDB 84900C79-123C-461A-B908-ED85AE488D8D.pdf Steuben Glass, inc.

[Anmerkungen über Wirbellose Thiere. I].
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939. 63377 [S.l.: L. Blaschka?, n.d., ca. 1870-1890]. 1 v. (unpaged); 21 cm. Blaschka Archive, Box 24 Front cover is lacking, back cover is blue. Handwritten notes pertaining to sea creatures, copied from books with references to plates.

Exclusive designs of art glassware, deep etched ware of the old Central quality / made by Central Glass Works, Wheeling, W.Va.
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Central Glass Co. (Wheeling, W. Va.) 126674 Exclusive designs in deep etched ware of the old Central quality Wheeling, W.Va. Central Glass Works. [ca. 1905-10] [12] p.: entirely ill.; 24 x 31 cm. Central Glass Co. (Wheeling, W. Va.) Trade catalog. Catalog contains brown cover, title page, and pages

Leop. Blaschka 1849 aus Böhmischaicha.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. 97740 1849. 1 v.: ill.; 18 cm. Blaschka Archives, Box 23 Small handwritten notebook, probably the earliest item in the Blaschka archives. Includes notes on Galvannismus, Versilberung (recipes for using gold and silver); drawings, perhaps of glass eyes and, on the same

[Payments to models].
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Carder, Frederick. 116467 [1885-1887] 1 v. (unpaged); 17 x 10 cm. R-1058 Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Notebook with black cover. The front and back covers were originally stuck to other notebooks and shows damage due to the separation of the covers. Most pages are blank.

Fredk. Carder 1912 [large black 3-ring loose leaf notebook of glass recipes].
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Carder, Frederick. 112160 Archives finding aid title: Large loose leaf notebook: Frederick Carder, 1912 [1912-1919] 1 v.; 21 x 16 cm. R-1059 Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Notebook includes A-Z tabs, although recipes within each letter section are not in alphabetical order.

Steuben sequece collections.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 101743 Sequence collections Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, 1993. 1 folded brochure (4 panels): col. ill.; (folded) 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. "Introducing the Sequence Collections, a new series of sophisticated

[Black pocket sized diary, 1921-1923].
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Carder, Frederick. 112181 1921-1923. 1 v. (unpaged); 15 x 7 cm. R-1059 Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. "Frederick Carder, Corning, N.Y."--Cover. Begins on first January 1921 p.: "What I belong to, 1921, F.C., Art Director, Corning, Glass Works". A list of

Order sheet "weekly" account.
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Carder, Frederick. 112174 Archives finding aid title: Notebook: order sheet "weekly" account 1913-1914. 1 v. (unpaged); 18 x 11 cm. R-1058 Cover title. Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Dark brown ledger with black spine binding. Only first 18 pages are used. Begins with

[Laboratory notebook].
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Carder, Frederick. 116357 [n.d., between 1885-1890?] 1 v. (unpaged); 18 x 12 cm. Carder Notebooks Box 4, Laboratory notebook Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Black ledger book with a loose cover that was originally stuck to other notebooks and shows damage due to the separation

[Red pocket sized notebook: Frederick Carder, 1903-4].
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Carder, Frederick. 112182 1903-1908. 1 v.: ill.; 14 x 6 cm. R-1058 Archives. 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,

[Small black flip-open notebook, mainly on ceramics].
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Carder, Frederick. 112154 1881. 1 v.; 14 x 9 cm. R-1058 Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Notebook opens with the hinge at the head and the cover with the broken elastic on top. Only 11 pages contain writing; the rest are blank. Inside front cover has F. Carder written several

Analysis of different compounds: rules and tables.
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Carder, Cyril Frederick, 1894-1918. 112175 Archives finding aid title: Notebook: analysis of different compounds [n.d., between 1913-1918] 1 v. (unpaged); 18 x 11 cm. R-1058 Cover title. Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Dark brown ledger with tattered black spine binding.

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