All About Glass

All About Glass

This is your resource for exploring various topics in glass: delve deeper  with this collection of articles, multimedia, and virtual books all about glass. Content is frequently added to the area, so check back for new items. If you have a topic you'd like to see covered, send us your suggestion. If you have a specific question, Ask a Librarian at our Rakow Research Library.

Pages

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...
Library

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].
Library

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].
Library

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.
Library

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].
Library

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].
Library

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.
Library

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.
Library

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.
Library

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.
Library

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].
Library

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.
Library

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.
Library

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.
Library

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.
Library

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.
Library

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

Recipes for flint glass making / by a British Glass Master and Mixer. Being leaves from the mixing book of several experts in the flint glass trade, containing up-to-date recipes...
Library

British Glass master and mixer. 29689 London: Scott, Greenwood & Son, 1907. 30 p. (i.e. leaves); 20 cm. 2nd ed. TP857.12 Batch book. Title page Second edition; verso 1st ed., July 1900; reprinted, April 1907. Includes index. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book

Frederick Carder: portrait of a glassmaker / Paul V. Gardner.
Library

Gardner, Paul Vickers, 1908- Corning Museum of Glass. Rockwell Museum. 0872901114 31168 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass; Rockwell Museum, 1985. 120 p.: ill. (chiefly col.); 28 cm. NK5198.C3 Issued in conjunction with a special exhibition at The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, N.Y., April

Reminiscences of glass-making / By Deming Jarves.
Library

Jarves, Deming, 1790-1869. 28631 New York, Hurd and Houghton, 1865. iv, 116 p. fold. pl. 20 cm. 2d ed., enl. TP849 f-530, 3 sheets; hard copy in library TP849.J38.1865*. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the Getty Center Library. CMGL has a copy of the

A primer of glass design.
Library

Steuben Glass, inc. 28588 New York: Steuben Glass, [1946?] [24] p.: ill.; 20 cm. NK5104 Some covers have a gray box with the title in white letters, while others have an uncolored box with gray letters. Some copies issued with a department store's name on the last page (Gump's, Marshall

The Corning flood: museum under water / the Corning Museum of Glass; [editor, John H. Martin, associate editor, Charleen K. Edwards].
Library

Corning Museum of Glass. Martin, John H., 1922-2007. Edwards, Charleen K., 1927- Fischer, David J. 0872900630 28535 Corning, N.Y.: The Museum, c1977. 60, xi p.: ill.; 28 cm. GB1227.S7 Chapter V and VI by David J. Fischer. Bibliography: p. xi. Appendix I, II, and III scanned February 2012 and

Irish glass; an account of glass-making in Ireland from the XVIth century to the present day, by M. S. Dudley Westropp... Illustrated with reproductions of 188 typical pieces of Irish glass and 220 patterns and designs.
Library

Westropp, M. S. Dudley (Michael Seymour Dudley), 1868-1954. 27510 London, Herbert Jenkins ltd. [1920] xvii, 19-206 p. illus., XL pl. (incl. front., port., facsims.) 29 cm. NK5146 f-1301, 6 sheets. Hard copy in library NK5146.W53. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the

A memoir on British resources of sands and rocks used in glass-making, with notes on certain crushed rocks and refractory materials. By P. G. H. Boswell. With chemical analyses by H. F. Harwood and A. A. Eldridge.
Library

Boswell, P. G. H. (Percy George Hamnall), b. 1886. Harwood, Henry Frances, 1886- Great Britain. Ministry of Munitions. 23784 London: New York: Longmans, Green, 1918. 2d ed. complete in one volume. xi, 183 p. ill., x pl. (part fold., incl. col.maps) diagrs. 23 cm. TN939 At head of title: Published

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.
Library

Shenstone, W. A. (William Ashwell), 1850-1908. 25646 London: Longmans, Green and co., 1902. viii, 98 p.: ill.; 17 cm. 5th ed. TP859.2 f-4157, 2 sheets. 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 copy of the

Laboratory manual of glass blowing / by Francis C. Frary.
Library

Frary, Francis C. (Francis Cowles), b. 1884. 28122 New York [etc.] McGraw-Hill book company, inc., 1914. vii, 60 p. illus. 19 1/2 cm. TP859.2 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 file on CD-ROM

Le vitrail, à l'Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs, Paris, 1925, présénte par Jacques Gruber.
Library

Gruber, Jacques, 1871-1936. 28599 Paris,: C.Moreau, [c1926] 2 β., 42 plates (some col.); 34 cm. NK5349 In portfolio. C. 2 and c. 1 plates 1, 3, 9-10, 19, 29, 31, 34 digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Plate 26 sent to photography for inclusion in JOGS article in April 2014 (photography no

Experimental glass blowing for boys / by Carleton J. Lynde; prepared under the direction of Alfred C. Gilbert.
Library

Lynde, Carleton J. A.C. Gilbert Company. 22149 Glass blowing Boy engineering New Haven, CT: A.C. Gilbert Co., 1909. 62 p.: ill.; 18 cm. TP859.2 Running title: Boy engineering: Glass blowing. Cover title: Glass blowing. Includes experiments using glass items. A digital copy of this book was made by

Elements of glass and glass making. A treatise designed for the practical glassmaker, comprising facts, figures, recipes and formulas for the manufacture of glass- plain and colored. Including an appendix containing useful information pertaining to the subject. By Benjamin F. Biser. Chemically rev. by J.A. Koch...
Library

Biser, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1868-1928. Koch, J. A. (Julius Arnold), b. 1864. 27872 Pittsburgh, Pa., Glass and Pottery Publishing Company [c1899] 3 p.β., 174 p. 25 cm. TP857.12 Batch book. Appendix contains notes on silvering of glass, glass to metal mounting and inks for glass. f-1539,

The methods of glass blowing: for the use of physical and chemical students / by W.A. Shenstone.
Library

Shenstone, W. A. (William Ashwell), 1850-1908. 31049 Glass blowing London; New York: Longmans, Green, 1897. x, 86 p.: ill.; 18 cm. 4th ed. TP859.2 Title on spine: Glass blowing. Includes index. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the Reese Library of the

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.
Library

Shenstone, W. A. (William Ashwell), 1850-1908. 25648 London, Longmans, Green, and co., 1916. viii, 98 p. illus., diagrs. 18 cm. 9th impression. TP859.2 For fiche, use f-4157, that of 5. ed., 1902. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the Library of the

Pages