[Batch/formula book]

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Author/Artist: 
Northwood, Harry, 1860-1919.
Publisher: 
[1894-1917?]
Description: 
352 pages ; 20 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
145191
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Location: 
Secured Stacks - Archives (Non-Active)
Call Number: 
Range 6, Bay 4, Shelf 6, Percy J. Beaumont records, Box 1, B3-B3a
Notes: 
Batch book.
Ledger book with maroon leather cover. Back cover, which has become detached, has a flap and inside pocket with 39 loose inserts. Pages 124-349 are blank.
Begins with "Family record"; lists birth and marriage information for Harry and Clara Northwood, death dates for their parents, and birth dates for their children. Harry's uncle was Tom Dugan (changed name from Duggins); Clara was the daughter of John and Elizabeth Beaumont.
James Measell stated that this is the most comprehensive of Harry Northwood's formula/experiment books, with an emphasis on ruby glass.
Includes references to Fiedler, Dorflinger, John Northwood, Rochester Tumbler Co., Geo. W. Fry, Central Glass Works, Phoenix Glass Co., Ed Kaye, J.W. Collins, H.C. Fry, Eagle Glass & Mfg. Co., John King, Mike Morton, T. Evans Chimney Factory, James Middlehurst, J.C. Wiarda Chemical Co., W.J. Smith, C.H. Thompson, Nick Kopp, Jefferson Glass Co., Adolf Kopp, Tom Charlton, Haskins Glass Co., Fitzroy Webb, Pittsburg Lamp Brass & Glass, and Henry Findl.
This item is part of the Percy J. Beaumont records.
Percy J. Beaumont records
Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging September 2015.
Heat resisting glass recipe from John Northwood, May 1917 (p. 123): "Can be heated to boiling point & plunged into cold water without breaking. Should do for cooking glass."
"This was Ellwood Glass business", 1894-1896, mentions Tom Dugan, Sr.: p. 350.
Series: 
Glass recipe books