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Colorless crystal glass trout, tail curved, positioned as if being pulled from water by fishing fly
Trout with Fly. James A. Houston, Designer. Steuben, Maker. 1966. CMoG 2004.4.96.

Hello. Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, we are unaware of records that detail how many units of a particular model or style Steuben actually produced.

Steuben Archive

The Rakow Research Library does have the Steuben archive, which is largely unprocessed. Most of this archival collection is open to researchers, though some parts of the collection are restricted.

Other Steuben Materials

The Rakow also holds more than 600 Steuben trade catalogs, other publications and promotional materials by Steuben, and a large collection of published materials about Steuben. You can see catalog search results by clicking the links below:

We would be happy to provide you with a bibliography of materials related to Steuben.

Frederick Carder Papers Online

For those interested in Carder-era Steuben, the Rakow has digitized the Frederick Carder papers and made them available online.

Additional Archival Collections

We have two additional archival collections that may be of interest:

Borrowing Library Materials

If you wish to borrow copies of library items, please contact your local library. The Rakow Research Library will lend designated books from its collection and will send copies of articles requested by other libraries. Your library can request items through the OCLC WorldShare Interlibrary Loan (ILL) system or by direct request through email at For more information, please see our ILL policies and procedures.

Visiting the Rakow

You are welcome to visit the Rakow Research Library and use our collections to research Steuben. Read our Library policies and contact us if you have questions or need help planning your visit.

Please do not hesitate to contact us with your glass-related questions in the future!






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