The Ward M. Canaday Center

for Special Collections

The University of Toledo

Finding Aid

L. E. MacDowell Glass Collection, 1946, [1940s]


Size: 1 lin. Ft.

Provenance: L. E. MacDowell, owner of Fremont Glass, Inc., Fremont, Ohio, donated these Libbey-Owens-Ford glass materials to the University of Toledo Libraries in May 1991.


Access: Open

Collection Summary: This collection of Libbey-Owens-Ford glass materials contains 6 samples of Vitrolite, a full set of Vitrolux samples (18 pieces), 3 12" x 16" Ashlars of Vitrolite, and a "Glass" Catalog of LOF Materials.

Subjects: Business and Commerce



Copyright: The literary rights to this collection are assumed to rest with the person(s) responsible for the production of the particular items within the collection, or with their heirs or assigns.  Researchers bear full legal responsibility for the acquisition to publish from any part of said collection per Title 17, United States Code.  The Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections may reserve the right to intervene as intermediary at its own discretion.


Completed by: April S. Dougal, May 1991


Reformatted by: Arjun Sabharwal, January 2010; last updated: June, 2014.


Items in the collection





6 samples of Vitrolite

Full set of Vitrolux samples (18 pieces)


3  - 12” x  16” Ashlars of Vitrolite

“Glass” Catalog of LOF Materials




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