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Demuth Glass Works, Inc.



  • Existence: Approvimately 1870 (date of establishment)


Sources provide various founding dates for Demuth Glass Works, Inc., ranging from the 1860s to the 1880s. BY the mid-1880s, the company was operating out of Brooklyn, New York. Demuth Glass Works, Inc. manufactured glass tubing and vials, light bulb and lantern globes, and glass eyes. The company's Parkersburg, West Virginia plant was acquired by Foster-Forbes Glass Co. in 1945 and sold to Brockway Glass Co. in 1952.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Foster Family Business Records

Identifier: MS-0223
Scope and Contents This collection consists of business records from a variety of glass container manufacturing companies and glass jobbing firms owned by members of the Foster family in the Northeast and Midwest. The records are divided into eleven series:(1) George W. and Charles W. Foster Papers, 1866-1902(2) John M. Foster Business Correspondence and Subject Files, 1921-1974(3) John Morrill Foster Personal Correspondence, 1923-1953(4) Dean, Foster & Co....
Dates: 1866-2000; Majority of material found within 1920-1960