Answered By: Beth Hylen Last Updated: Feb 06, 2017 Views: 84
Our library has archival materials from the MacBeth-Evans Glass Company. The materials have been microfilmed and may also available on Interlibrary Loan:
MacBeth-Evans Glass Company. [Archival materials]. Charleroi :, [ca. 1888-1969]. 2 boxes : ill. An assortment of letters, articles, advertisments, drawings, blueprints, etc., pertaining to the manufacture of various products at MacBeth-Evans, from 1893-, including lamp chimneys, globes, shades & bowls, glassware for railroads, ships, lens, tumblers, etc. Includes a mold directory of blue prints for MacBeth-Evans products, ca. 1911-1921,1914 blueprints of lighthouse lens for the Panama Canal, etc.
Includes one folder on lighthouse Fresnel lens, with photos and a few blueprints. Access to the actual archives requires advance permission.
I have attached a list of other materials relating to Fresnel that may be of interest to you.
Please let me know if you have additional questions.