The glass collection features early nineteenth century free-blown and pattern mold glass from Zanesville, Mantua, and Kent, Ohio. There are large holdings in the collection of pattern glass goblets as well as glass made by Ohio companies like Erickson, and Federal Glass. The majority of the collection was intended for utilitarian use. The manufacturing dates of objects in the glass collection span the history of the state. In addition, the collection includes tools used in manufacturing glass.