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Collection TitleCL 32 Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByRachel Dworkin
Provenance:The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by John L. Korydyll in 1987. 
Historical:The Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Company (1905-1985) manufactured milk bottles and other food containers. It had plants located in Kane, Pennsylvania; Streator, Illinois; Elmira, New York; Wharton, New Jersey; Tampa, Florida; Lawrenceburg, Indiana; Toledo, Ohio; and Saugus, California. In 1966, it became a division of Rexall Drug and Chemical Company, later called Dart Industries, Inc. In 1985, Thatcher was sold to Diamond-Bathurst. The company went bankrupt in 1987.
Scope:

The Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Company Collection contains bottle design material, 1940s-1960s; advertising and promotional materials, 1930s-70s; newsletters, 1920s & 1940s; minutes of the Board of Directors, 1900s-1920s; financial reports, 1970s; annual reports, 1940s-60s; administrative records, 1970s; material related to anti-recycling lobbying, 1970s; James Arrandale papers regarding company history, 1970s; and company histories.

Extent5 linear feet
Date Span1905-1979
Abstract

This collection contains papers from the Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Company including bottle designs, administrative records, newsletters, promotional materials, and company histories.  



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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M863 6-oz T-square milk bottle for Aristocrat, July 27, 1962. DrawingB0107
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M864 TMC grip 1/2 gallon milk bottle, September 10, 1962. DrawingB0108
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M865 TMC grip square 1/2 gallon milk bottle, January 27, 1964.DrawingB0109
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M866 TMC grip 1/2 gallon milk bottle, December 15, 1969.DrawingB0110
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M867 1/2 gallon Vita-Pakt juice bottle, April 7, 1967. DrawingB0111
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M870 TMC grip square 1/2 gallon milk bottle, September 18, 1962. DrawingB0113
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M869 square 1/2 gallon milk bottle, September 19, 1962.DrawingB0113
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M871 TMC 1/2 gallon milk bottle, October 4, 1963. DrawingB0114
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M873 TMC grip 1/2 gallon milk bottle, September 19, 1962.DrawingB0115
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. product specifications for model M847 milk bottle with #38-405 special "H" finish, December 18, 1969. (6 copies)DocumentB0201
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. product specifications for model M847 milk bottle with 38 MM multicap finish, December 18, 1969. (5 copies)DocumentB0202
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. product specifications for model M847 milk bottle with 38 MM Alcoa S1419-9 finish, December 15, 1969. (6 copies)DocumentB0203
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M847 Thatcher grip half gallon milk bottle, May 14, 1962. (7 copies)DrawingB0204
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. spec card log for model M847 milk bottle. DocumentB0205
Technical drawing of the bottle of the Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M847 milk bottle, January 7, 1963. (3 copies)DrawingB0206
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. tentative product specification for model M847 milk bottle, March 22, 1962. DocumentB0207
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M874 Thatcher grip 1/2 gallon milk bottle, August 10, 1962. DrawingB0301
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M875 1/2 gallon milk bottle for Foremost Dairies, January 23, 1964. DrawingB0302
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M876 non-returnable quart milk bottle, January 28, 1963. DrawingB0303
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M877 non-returnable quart milk bottle, February 4, 1963. DrawingB0304
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M878 Anu quart special mold milk bottle, December 15, 1969. DrawingB0305
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M879 T-square pint milk bottle, April 18, 1967. DrawingB0306
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M880 "B" 1/2 pint milk bottle for Garden State Farms, April 12, 1963. DrawingB0307
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M881 Thatcher grip 1/2 gallon milk bottle for S. Wanzer & Sons, Inc., March 7, 1963. DrawingB0308
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M882 Creighton shape milk bottle, October 3, 1950DrawingB0309
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