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All About Glass

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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

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

[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."

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. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Tan leather-bound notebook with alphabetic tabs. Cover is tattered.

[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.

[Black notebook of loose leaf data sheets II].
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Carder, Frederick. 112169 [1926-1931] 1 v. (unpaged); 18 x 12 cm. R-1058 Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Black 6-ring Lefax ledger book which includes calendars for the years 1929-1930 but entries dated from 1926-1931. Only the first 19 leaves and last 23 leaves were used. Pages

Notes Paris, Aug. & Sept. 1897 / F. Carder, Ivydene John St., Wordsley.
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Carder, Frederick. 112185 1897. 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 18 x 12 cm. Carder Notebooks Box 4, Notes Paris, Aug. & Sept. 1897 Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Black cover with gold edging and marbled endpapers. Only 23 leaves have been used. Title page includes sketches of 3 heads

F. Carder 1897 [pocket notebook 1897-1899].
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Carder, Frederick. 112188 1897-1899. 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 15 x 9 cm. R-1058 Title from inside front cover. Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. "Ivydene, John St., Wordsley, Staff., England." T.J. Smith, Son & Downes pocket note book with a maroon cover that was

[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

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

Mineralogy.
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Carder, Frederick. 112176 Archives finding aid title: Dark blue notebook I [n.d., between 1880-1910?] 1 v. (unpaged); 18 x 12 cm. R-1058 Caption title. Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Dark blue notebook with gold border lines on cover and spine and marbled endpapers. Only the

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.

Notable acquisitions / The Corning Museum of Glass.
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Corning Museum of Glass. Price, Richard W. 9780872901780 (2009) 115964 Corning Museum of Glass notable acquisitions Corning, NY: Corning Museum of Glass, c2010- v.: col. ill.; 28 cm. Annual 2009- NK5102.C8 Editor: Richard W. Price. Gift; CMOG Admin; 2012; 1000121370; 1000121369; 1000121368 Cage

[Flip-open notebook on various elements and compounds].
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Carder, Frederick. 112157 [n.d., between 1880-1930] 1 v.; 10 x 17 cm. R-1058 Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Dark blue cloth covered notebook with paper spine cover with red cross hatches. Notebook used from both ends: "Good depositing solution" (24 leaves) in pencil

[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

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

Glass manufacture 1902: receipes [sic] & questions.
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Carder, Frederick. 112156 Archives finding aid title: Flip-open notebook: glass manufacture, recipes & questions, 1902 1902-1903. 1 v.; 16 x 11 cm. R-1058 Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Title handwritten on cover. Notebook opens with the hinge at the head. On cover: "

[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

A handbook of laboratory glass-blowing / by Bernard D. Bolas, with numerous diagrams in the text by Naomi Bolas.
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Bolas, Bernard D. 119808 London: Routledge; New York: Dutton, 1921. vi, 106 p.: ill.; 20 cm. TP859 Also issued online. Purchase; Amazon; 2012; 1000120391 A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the University of California Library. CMGL has a copy of the digital

[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,

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