Posting Number 3524 Date: 03/22/21 Return to Posting List
I have been following the discussion of learning more about Carder Steuben glass.
Those wishing to read more may be interested in the bibliographies about Carder and Carder Steuben which The Rakow Research Library (The Corning Museum of Glass) offers.
Steuben and Carder
The following bibliographies on Steuben glass made from 1903-1932 are available from The Rakow Library, The Corning Museum of Glass (firstname.lastname@example.org). Periodical articles, microfiche copies of trade catalogs, and some books are available to borrow through interlibrary loan with your local library. For more information, visit
In the Folder: Ready Reference: Bibliographies: Firms
Steuben 1903-1932: Catalogs not in The Rakow Library
Steuben 1903-1932: Catalogs in the Rakow Library
Steuben 1903-1932: Exhibitions 1934-to 2011
Steuben 1903-1932: Exhibitions, ads, displays 1903-1932
Steuben 1903-1932: Lighting
Steuben 1903-1932: Carder patents (Excel document}
Steuben 1903-1932: Carder photos (Excel document)
Steuben 1903-1932: Intarsia (2012)
Steuben ads 1903-1933
Steuben and Carder articles 1903-1963
Steuben and Carder articles 1964-to 2020
Steuben and Carder bibliographies
Steuben and Carder brief (2 p.)
Steuben and Carder detailed (6 p.) Primarily books
Steuben and Carder line drawings
Steuben and Carder paperweights
Steuben and Carder Steuben shape numbering
Steuben and lamp bases
Steuben and Marshall Fields
Steuben Carder perfume bottles
Folder: Ready Reference: Bibliographies: Glass artists
Carder as author
Carder before 1903
Carder Brooklyn Museum Exhibition
Carder in Corning
Carder and Diatreta
Carder memorial window
Carder on Radio City
The Rakow Library also has the Frederick Carder papers and notebooks.
There is no currently available inventory of the papers (archives).
The notebook collection holds 33 of the personal notebooks of Frederick Carder, including 3 diaries. These notebooks are mainly filled with notes and recipes for making glass. This collection also includes the 1902 travel diary which consists of a collection of diary entries from Carder's visits to various glassmaking centers around Europe. Organized into 4 series: I. Notebooks. II. Diaries. III. Publications and Clippings. IV. Letters. Each item has a separate record in the Rakow Librarys online catalog. The quickest way to find them is through the collection sets. At the top of the online catalog, click on Rakow Collections and select the Frederick Carder Notebook Collection.
As noted above, please contact the Rakow Library for copies of the bibliographies.
Submitted by Gail Bardhan, Retired Research and Reference Librarian, Rakow Library
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