All About Glass

All About Glass

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Trials made by Cyril, 1913-1914 & some by myself after
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Carder, Cyril Frederick, 1894-1918. Carder, Frederick. 112170 Important tests 1913-14 Archives finding aid title: Brown notebook "Trials made by Cyril, 1913-1914 & some by myself after 1913-1919. 1 v. (unpaged); 17 x 11 cm. R-1058 Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Small

Anatolian metal trade and lead isotope analysis / K.A. Yener,... [et al.].
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Yener, K. Aslihan. Brill, Robert H. XXXIVème Rencontre assyriologique internationale, pp. 161-163, [547]-564. 113131 [Ankara: Türk Tarih Kurumu Basımevi, 1998] p. 161-163, [547]-564: ill., map; 24 cm. QD181.P3 Article from: XXXIVème Rencontre assyriologique internationale, 1987. Includes

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.

[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

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

Recipes for making flint & colored glass, some old & some new [black square-shaped notebook].
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Carder, Frederick. 112162 Archives finding aid title: Black square-shaped notebook: Frederick Carder 1901, recipes for making flint & colored glass Recipes for making flint & colored glass 1901-[1908] 1 v.; 22 x 19 cm. R-1059 Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Includes

[Black notebook, F. Carder, 1894].
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Carder, Frederick. 112155 F. Carder 1894 First entry: Receipes taken from Patent Journal & English Mechanic, etc. 1894-[1901] 1 v.: ill.; 18 x 12 cm. R-1058 Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Entries dated between 1894-1901. "Receipes [sic] taken from Patent Journal &

Colors [notebook].
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Carder, Frederick. 112158 [1904] 1 v.; 18 x 11 cm. R-1058 Archives. Cover title. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Several pages have been removed from the front of the notebook. All remaining pages are blank except for the next to the last page which has a recipe titled "Flint trial

[Black pocket-sized flip-open notebook].
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Carder, Frederick. 112183 [1913?-1919] 1 v. (unpaged); 14 x 8 cm. R-1058 Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Black notebook with orange lining containing two pads, one of which is dated 1913 and includes the day of the week and the date, but not the month. The second pad has 7 cut

Glassware.
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Gillinder and Sons, Philadelphia, PA, USA. 119596 Philadelphia, Pa: Gillinder & Sons, [n.d., 1881-1889] 64 p.: ill. (some col.); 23 x 31 cm. (Pittsburgh, Pa: Central Lith. Co.) Gillinder and Sons Cover title. Catalog is not dated, suggested date only. By 1881 the company was producing imitation

[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&

[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

[Loose-leaf notebook of notes and recipes].
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Carder, Frederick. 112161 1919-1933. 1 v. R-1058 Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Notebook includes A-Z tabs, although recipes within each letter section are not in alphabetical order. There are only blank pages under F, H, I, J, K, Mc, Q, V, X, Z. Notes and glass recipes. First

[Loose leaf pocket memo book: Frederick Carder, 1926].
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Carder, Frederick. 112159 Frederick Carder, 1926 1926. 1 v.; 18 x 11 cm. R-1058 Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. First page is a key associating numbers from 1 to 96 with various compounds. Other pages are recipes for different glasses. Includes recipes for blue bulbs, dark

[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

[Blue sketchbook] 1900 / F. Carder.
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Carder, Frederick. 119907 Written inside cover: Fredk. Carder, Ivy Villa, Kingswinford, 1900 1900. 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 19 x 11 cm. Carder/Steuben archive Box 29, Folder Blue sketchbook, 1900 Carder sketchbook. Part of the Carder/Steuben archives. Hinge at the top. Sketches in pencil. Label inside

Notes on glassmaking & other subjects as occured [sic] / F. Carder.
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Carder, Frederick. 112178 Notes on glassmaking and other subjects as occurred Archives finding aid title: Dark blue notebook II: notes on glassmaking & other subjects as occurred F. Carder, 1888 1888-1907. 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 18 x 12 cm. R-1058 Caption title. Archives. One of the Notebooks of

The methods of glass blowing and of working silica in the oxy-gas flame: for the use of chemical and physical students / by W.A. Shenstone.
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Shenstone, W. A. (William Ashwell), 1850-1908. 119807 London; New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1913. viii, 98 p.: ill.; 17 cm. 8th impression. TP859 Includes index. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the Library of the University of California. CMGL has a

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

[Loose leaf data sheets III].
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Carder, Frederick. 116248 [1921-1931] 1 v. (unpaged); 18 x 10 cm. R-1059 Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Pages from a 6-ring Lefax ledger book with batch record entries dated between 1921-1931. Ingredients for the glass batches are given by numeric code. See Carder's [Black

The art of ornamental and figure modelling in clay, wax, &c / by T. Dewson. Illustrated with 30 lithographic sketches.
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Dewson, T. 112171 Art of ornamental & figure modelling in clay, wax, &c. Birmingham: [s.l.], [1867]: (Frederick Grew, printer) 16 p. [6] leaves of plates: ill.; 18 cm. R-1059 "Containing the principles and practice of modelling, for the use of beginners and artists, in twenty easy

Jeffrey Rush Higgins Collection.
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Higgins, Jeffrey Rush. 127956 Frederick Wilson archive. 2 boxes. Higgins Collection Archive. Materials collected by Jeffrey Rush Higgins relating to Frederick Wilson. Notable Acquisition 2011. Contents include: Scrapbook of images of stained glass windows. Has address label in beginning of Mary C.

Martin Frobenius Ledermüllers, Hochfürstlich- Brandenburg-Culmbachischen Justitz-Raths... Nachleese seiner Mikroskopischen Gemüths- und Augen-Ergötzung, I. Sammlung / bestehend in zehen fein illuminirten Kupfertafeln, sammt deren Erklärung: und einer getreuen Anweisung, wie man alle Arten Mikroskope, geschickt, leicht und nüzlich gebrauchen solle. Verlegt und in Kupfer gebracht, von Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt...
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Ledermüller, Martin Frobenius, 1719-1769. Winterschmidt, Adam Wolfgang, 1733-1796. Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidts, Beobachtung einer Stuben-Müke mit sehr viel kleinen Insekten. 130836 Nachleese seiner Mikroskopischen Gemüths- und Augen-Ergötzung, I. Sammlung Mikroskopischen Gemüths- und Augen

[Decorated beer steins, most with tin fittings].
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Wilhelm Steigerwald (Firm), Regenhütte, Germany. 132343 Regenhütte: Wilhelm Steigerwald, [ca. 1890] 21 double p. (i.e., 40 p.): ill.; 27 cm. Steigerwald, Wilhelm, (Firm) Trade catalog. 21 numbered pages with facing price page of same number. Ware numbers 501-784. The company's name which was

Lalique lights and decorations / designed by Réné Lalique.
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Breves Lalique Galleries, London, England. René Lalique et cie. 132556 Lalique lighting Lalique lights London: Breves Lalique Galleries, [ca. 1930s] (London & Banbury: Henry Stone & Son, Ltd.) 20 p.: ill. (some col.); 25 cm. Breves Lalique Galleries "Light catalogue index" (with

The Coleman system.
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Hydro Carbon Co., Toledo, OH, USA. 133124 Gasoline lighting perfected by the Coleman system. Toledo, Ohio: Hydro Carbon Co., [ca. 1890-1900] 110, [1] p.: ill.; 22 cm. Hydro Carbon Co. Trade catalog. A catalog of gasoline lighting systems, nicely illustrated. Of interest to the consumer, are 20

Lamp goods of every description: colored and fancy shades and globes for gas, kerosene and electric light, electroliers, gas and electric portables, bead covers, bead fringes, prisms, etc.
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William R. Noe (Firm), New York, NY, USA. 133123 Colored and fancy shades and globes for gas, kerosene and electric light, electroliers, gas and electric portables, bead covers, bead finges, prisms, etc. New York: William R. Noe, [ca. 1880-1889] 99 p.: ill.; 26 cm. Nineteenth ed. Noe, William R.,

Algebre.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133960 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] ii plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Algebre Plate descriptions on p. 2. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Algebre et arithmétique [11, AB s.]-- II. Algebre et

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