All About Glass

All About Glass

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[Chemistry calculations notebook].
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Carder, Frederick. 116470 [n.d., between 1885-1890?] 1 v. (unpaged); 16 x 10 cm. R-1058 Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. Black ledger book with a cover that was originally stuck to other notebooks and shows damage due to the separation of the covers. Blank label

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. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. Cover title. Detached cover.

Catalogue of table glass ware, lamps, &c. / manufactured by National Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA., U.S.A. operating McKee & Bros. Glass Works, Jeannette, Pa.
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National Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, manufacturer. McKee & Brothers, manufacturer. 110922 Catalogue of table ware, lamps, chimneys and general glassware, plain and decorated 142 numbered pages, 6 unnumbered pages: illustrations (some color); 33 x 48 cm National Glass Company Index in

Trade price list on Alford cut glass.
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C.G. Alford & Co., New York, NY, USA. 115837 Price list 1905 New York: C. G. Alford & Co., Inc., 1905. [12] p.: ill.; 20 cm. Cut glass: Alford, C.G., & Co., New York, NY, USA. (F-53C) Factory is located in Honesdale, PA. Clearwater C0002 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July 2010.

Blown, etched, cut, sand blast and handled tumblers.
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Beaver Valley Glass Company, Rochester, PA, USA. 110925 Rochester, Pa.: Beaver Valley Glass Company, [n.d., 1910?] 41 p.: enitrely ill.; 36 x 46 cm. Beaver Valley Glass Co. Trade catalog. Cover title. Catalog is undated, suggested date derived from material within. Etched tumblers on p. 34 include

Propositions concerning optic-glasses, with their natural reasons, drawn from experiments.
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Walker, Obadiah, 1616-1699. Cooper, Robert, 1650-1733. R. H., 1609-1678. 103391 Optic glass Oxford: At the Theater, 1679. 46 p.: ill.; 20 cm. QC353 First edition. Published anonymously. Generally attributed to Odadiah Walker; sometimes also attributed to Abraham Woodhead (R.H.), and Robert Cooper.

Luxfer prism daylighting system.
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American Luxfer Prism Company, Chicago, IL, USA. 110397 Luxfer daylighting Second cover title: Luxfer prisms Chicago, Ill.: American Luxfer Prism Company, c1912. 24 p.: ill.; 26 cm. American Luxfer Prism Company, Chicago, IL, USA. Luxfer prisms used in construction of store fronts, skylights and

Formula used at the Steuben Glass Works from 1903 to 1920 / Fredk. Carder.
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Carder, Frederick. 112172 Archives finding aid title: Notebook: Frederick Carder, 1912 formula glass F. Carder, 1912 formula glass [1920] 1 v. (unpaged); 17 x 11 cm. R-1058 Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. Tan leather-bound notebook with alphabetic tabs. Cover is

Whitall, Tatum & Co. glass manufacturers: druggists', chemists' and perfumers' glassware [and] druggists' sundries.
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Whitall Tatum Company, Philadelphia, PA, USA. 113016 Druggists', chemists' and perfumers' glassware [and] druggists' sundries. 1880 [catalog] Glassware [catalog] Philadelphia, Pa.: New York, N.Y.: Whitall Tatum & Co., 1880. 72 p.: ill.; 23 cm. Whitall Tatum Company Cover

Rapporto della Pubblica esposizione dei prodotti di arti e manifatture Toscane: prescritta col sovrano motuproprio de' 12 luglio 1839, ed eseguita in Firenze nel mese di settembre di detto anno / redatto da una deputazione eletta dalla commissione incaricata dell'esame delle manifatture e dell'aggiudicazione de' premio.
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Pubblica esposizione dei prodotti di arti e manifatture Toscane (1839: Florence, Italy) 117341 Firenze: Nella Stamperia Piatti, 1839. xx, 53 p.; 20 cm. T590 1839 Includes bibliographical references. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. Accompanied by a typescript and carbon copy of a

[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. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. Black double 6-ring Lefax notebook. Although many entries include the month and day, only a

Colors [notebook].
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Carder, Frederick. 112158 [1904] 1 v.; 18 x 11 cm. R-1058 Archives. Cover title. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. 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

[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. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. "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

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. This item is in the

Preliminary scanning electron microscopy study of microbiologically induced deterioration of high alkali low-lime glass / Robert J. Koestler,... [et al.].
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Koestler, Robert J. (Robert John), 1950- Brill, Robert H. Biodeterioration research v. 1, 1986, pp. 295-307. 113132 [New York: Plenum Pub., 1987] p. 295-307: ill.; 26 cm. NK5104.5 Article from: Biodeterioration research, v. 1, 1986. Includes bibliographical references (p. 306). Reference list B:

Chemistry notes.
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Carder, Frederick. 112184 [1886-1887] 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 17 x 10 cm. R-1059 Caption title. Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. Ledger book with black cover worn to dark blue in spots on the front cover. The back cover of this notebook was originally stuck to

Rapport du Jury départemental de la Seine sur les produits de l'industrie admis au concours de l'Exposition publique de 1827 / par M. Payen.
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Jury d'admission des produits de l'industrie à l'Exposition du Louvre. Payen, M. (Anselme), 1795-1871. Exposition publique des produits de l'industrie française (7th: 1827: Paris, France) 117337 [France: s.n.], 1829-1832 (Paris: Crapelet) 2 v.; 23 cm. T799 1827 Errata at end

Springtime pleasures.
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Steuben Glass LLC, Corning, NY, USA. 110576 Rye, N.Y.: Steuben Glass LLC, 2009. 38, [3] p.: ill. (some col.); 20 cm. Steuben Glass LLC Order form bound between p. 20 and 21. "Convex Bowl" and "Concave Bowl" by Ted Muehling on cover. Includes vases, decanters, gifts for baby,

Première exposition publique des produits de l'industrie française: catalogue des produits industriels qui ont été exposés au Champ-de-Mars pendant les trois derniers jours complémentaires de l'an VI: avec les noms, départemens et demeures des artistes et manufacturiers qui ont concouru à l'exposition; suivi du procès-verbal du Jury nommé pour l'examen de ces produits.
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Exposition des produits de l'industrie française (1st: 1798: Paris, France) 117335 Catalogue des produits industriels qui ont été exposés au Champ-de-Mars Exposition publique des produits de l'industrie française: catalogue des produits industriels Grenoble: Chez J. Allier, [an VII,

Sketch book [1888] / F. Carder.
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Carder, Frederick. 119871 Sketchbook [1888] Written inside cover: F. Carder, John St., Wordsley 1888 1888. 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 19 x 13 cm. Carder/Steuben archive Box 29, Folder Sketch book [1888] Cover title. Carder sketchbook. Part of the Carder/Steuben collection. This item is in the Frederick

Catalogue no. 97, Dept. C.
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Edward Miller & Co., Meriden, CT, USA. 112793 Boston, Mass.: Edward Miller & Co., [ca. 1904] 31, [1] p.: ill.; 35 cm. Miller, Edward, & Co. Cover title. Trade catalog. Index at end. Catalog is not dated, however, p. [2] of cover indicates that the company has manufactured kerosene

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

Informe sobre el estado actual de la industria belga con aplicacion a España / presentado al Excmo. Sr. Ministro de la Gobernacion por D. Ramon de la Sagra.
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Sagra, Ramón de la, 1798-1871. 117332 Madrid: Imprenta Nacional, 1842. 310, [2] p.; 21 cm. T465 1841.E2 "Comprende 1o. La exposicion de los productos de dicha industria. 2o. El cuadro de las instituciones que sirven para su desarrollo y para mejorar la suerte de las clases obreras. 3o. La

Moulds pattern shop, Steuben.
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Huffman, Harry E., 1898-1967. 119482 [Corning, N.Y.: H. Huffman, 1932-1933] 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 18 cm. TP853.N6 Cover title. Only 8 pages of the ledger book have been used. Ledger book used by Harry Huffman during his employment at Steuben to record some of the glass molds made between March 24,

The water colour sketchers' pocket book / [F. Carder].
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Carder, Frederick. 115884 1899-1900. 60 leaves: ill.; 10 x 17 cm. Carder/Steuben archive Box 29, Folder Water colour sketchers' pocket book Title from cover. Carder sketchbook. Part of the Carder/Steuben collection. This item is in the Frederick Carder papers. Brown Windsor & Newton

Rapport sur les produits de l'industrie française: présenté, au nom du Jury central, à S.E.M. le comte de Saint-Cricq / rédigé par M. le Vte. Héricart de Thury et par M. Migneron.
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Héricart de Thury, Louis-Etienne-François, vicomte, 1776-1854. Migneron, M. (Pierre-Henri) Exposition des produits de l'industrie française. Jury central (7th: 1827: Paris, France) 119476 Binder's spine title: Exposition de 1827 Paris: De l'Imprimerie royale, 1828. xvi, 573, [1] p

Les styles: 700 gravures classées par époques / notices par Paul Rouaix.
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Rouaix, Paul, b. 1850. 119621 Paris: J. Rouam, [1885] 2 p. l., 335 p.: ill.; 40 cm. NK1175 Title within ornamental border. This item was received as part of the Kenneth Depew research collection. Kenneth Depew research collection. Previously owned by Frederick Carder. Digitized by Boston Photo

[Small brown sketchbook], 1882 / F. Carder.
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Carder, Frederick. 119851 Written inside cover: F. Carder, 1882 1882. [ca. 70 p]: ill.; 14 x 10 cm. Carder/Steuben archive Box 29, Folder Small brown sketchbook, 1882 Hinge is at the top. Carder sketchbook. Part of the Carder/Steuben collection. This item is in the Frederick Carder papers. Sketches

Chemistry class notes, September 23, 1885.
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Carder, Frederick. 112186 Archives finding aid title: Flip-open notebook: chemistry class notes, September 23, 1885 1885. 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 16 x 10 cm. R-1058 Caption title. Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. T.J. & J. Smith's metallic memorandum book

[Perfume manufacturer's sample album].
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L.T. Piver (Firm), [Paris, France]. Museu del Perfum (Barcelona, Spain) 115034 [Paris: L. T. Piver (Firm), n.d., 1886-1890] [35] leaves: col. ill.; 38 cm. Piver, L.T. (Firm) Trade catalog. Bound catalog with card stock pages, mounted on tabs. Presumably a perfume salesman's catalog with images

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