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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. model M884 TMC grip 1/2 gallon milk bottle, June 23, 1965. DrawingB0310
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M885 TMC grip 1/2 gallon juice bottle for Vita-Pakt, March 24, 1966. DrawingB0311
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M886 Lt. Wt. Nu quart milk bottle, January 20, 1964. DrawingB0312
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M887 Lt. Wt. NU quart milk bottle, August 3, 1965. DrawingB0313
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M890 1/2 pint t-square tall milk bottle, August 2, 1963. DrawingB0314
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M891 square gallon milk bottle, January 20, 1964. DrawingB0315
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M892 Lt. Wt. 1/2 gallon milk bottle, November 17, 1964. DrawingB0316
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M893 Lt. Wt. 1/2 gallon milk bottle, July 11, 1966. DrawingB0317
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M895 square NU-grip milk bottle for Curles Neck Dairy, March 19, 1964. DrawingB0318
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M897 T-square half pint milk bottle, March 20, 1964. DrawingB0401
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M898 T-square tall half pint milk bottle, February 24, 1964. DrawingB0402
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M900 rect. gallon milk bottle, June 5, 1964. DrawingB0403
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M902 glass bottle animal feeder for Lenderking Metal Products, August 21, 1964. DrawingB0404
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M903 NU-grip T-square quart milk bottle, January 4, 1965. DrawingB0405
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M904 T-grip 1/2 gallon milk bottle, December 3, 1965. DrawingB0406
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M904 mushroom spawn bottle, April 11, 1966. DrawingB0407
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M905 6 1/2-oz. Birely shaped milk bottle for Hoogasian Dairy, January 18, 1966. DrawingB0408
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M906 Mushroom spawn bottle, June 26, 1967.DrawingB0409
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M924 T-square quart milk bottle, December 9, 1947. DrawingB0410
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M966 T-square quart milk bottle, January 7, 1948. DrawingB0411
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M1000 half gallon round milk bottle, August 14, 1947. DrawingB0412
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M1001 half gallon milk bottle, October 6, 1950. DrawingB0413
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M1003 rectangular half gallon milk bottle for Ogden's Dairy, May 18, 1948. DrawingB0414
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M1004 milk bottle for Borden's, December 3, 1948. DrawingB0415
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M1005 rectangular half gallon milk bottle, January 12, 1954. DrawingB0416
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