Frederick Carder Papers

Frederick Carder Papers

Frederick Carder working on a design for an engraved goblet, about 1930Frederick Carder (1863-1963) managed Steuben Glass Works in Corning, N.Y., from its founding in 1903 until 1932. An English-born designer whose preferred medium was glass, Carder created designs and developed hundreds of colors and techniques for producing glass over the course of his 80+-year career.

This collection of Carder’s papers came to the Rakow Library in 1969 and includes documents such as drawings for Steuben and Corning Glass Works. The goal of this project is to arrange, describe, and make Carder’s papers available to researchers.

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