All About Glass

All About Glass

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[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,

[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

Reflecting antiquity: modern glass inspired by ancient Rome / David Whitehouse; with contributions by William Gudenrath... [et al.].
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Whitehouse, David, 1941-2013. Gudenrath, William. Corning Museum of Glass. 9780872901674 (pbk.) 087290167X (pbk.) 100857 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass, c2007. 234 p.: col. ill.; 27 cm. NK5107.6 Catalog of an exhibition of the same title held at the Getty Villa, Malibu, Calif., Oct. 18,

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

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.

The amateur's handbook of practical information for the workshop and the laboratory: containing clear and full directions for bronzing, lacquering, polishing metal, staining and polishing wood, soldering, brazing...
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Phin, John, 1830-1913. 119811 New York: Industrial Publication Co., 1879. 66, [6] p.; 16 cm. 2nd ed., greatly enl. TP859 Advertisements: 6 p. (at end) and end papers. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the Getter Center Library. CMGL has a copy of the digital

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

Chemistry notes.
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Carder, Frederick. 112184 [1886-1887] 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 17 x 10 cm. R-1059 Caption title. Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. 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 another notebook and

[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.

[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. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. 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 on front cover.

'Tis the season.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 100864 Tis the season Corning, N.Y.: Corning Inc., 2007. 40 p.: col. ill.; 20 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Five penguins featured on cover. Includes ornaments for the holiday season. "Vintage Steuben: now available for purchase is a rare

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. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. T.J. & J. Smith's metallic memorandum book with black cover

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,

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

[Black notebook of loose leaf data sheets I].
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Carder, Frederick. 112167 1887-1941. 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 19 x 13 cm. R-1058 Archives. One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder. Black 6-ring Lefax ledger book which includes calendars for the years 1942-1943 but entries dated from 1931-1941. Only first 66 p. have been used. "Property of

Steuben crystal in private collections.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 1082 New York: Steuben Glass, c1985. [64] p.: ill.; 27 cm. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben Archive. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben Archive. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Archives CorningDB D09BFBDE-A1C9-4490-8B93

Fifty years of glass making: 1869-1919.
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Macbeth-Evans Glass Company. 19299 Pittsburgh: Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, c1920 4 p. l., [11]-94 p.: incl. front., ill., ports.; 24 cm. TP853.P4 A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the University of Toronto Library. CMGL has a copy of the digital file on CD

The romance of glass-making: a sketch of the history of ornamental glass / by Walter Gandy.
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Gandy, Walter. 18931 London: S.W. Partridge, 1898. vi,160 p.: ill.; 19 cm. NK5104 A digital copy of this book was made by Google from the original in the collection of New York Public Library. CMGL has a copy of the digital file on CD-ROM (BIB 119644, TP859.I33). Cage CorningDB 26407F94-BAAC-4B08

20th century auction.
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Treadway Gallery, auctioneer. John Toomey Gallery, auctioneer. 13361 Twentieth century auction 112 pages: illustrations, some color; 28 cm Session One: Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau. Session Two: Art Deco, 1950s/Modern, Italian Glass. Estimated prices. November 14, 1993 Auction CorningDB November

Annual report- The Corning Museum of Glass.
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Corning Museum of Glass. 0147-488X 28440 Corning Museum of Glass annual report Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass. v.: ill.; 28 cm. 1976- NK5102.C8 Also available online. Library has 1976-to date. Reports for 1951-1975 were compiled, but not published. Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report

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