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John Clyde Hostetter Collection on the 200" Disk

Identifier: MS-0072
Scope and Contents The collection is mainly photographs documenting the creation of the 200” glass disk, made by Corning Glass Works of Corning, New York. Although Hostetter collected these photographs, they were taken by others, including Ayres A. Stevens of Corning, New York. Some images appear to be duplicates or visually similar to those found in the George V. McCauley Papers. Contents also include personal and other glass-related materials from Hostetter. This collection...
Dates: 1934-1943

George V. McCauley Papers

Identifier: MS-0098
Scope and Contents The papers of George V. McCauley, research physicist at Corning Glass Works accumulated at his workplace and were given to the Rakow Research Library by Corning Incorporated. The papers primarily document his work on the 200" disk and are divided into three series:

(1) Correspondence and Subject Files, 1913-1965

(2) Photographs and Drawings, Circa 1931-1996

(3) Artifacts, Circa 1925
Dates: 1913-1996; Majority of material found within 1930-1965

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