All About Glass

All About Glass

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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,

[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

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.

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