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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 M1006 rect. half gallon milk bottle, January 13, 1954. DrawingB0417
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M1010 rect. half gallon milk bottle, January 14, 1954. DrawingB0418
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M1011 rect. half gallon for Bowman Dairy, January 14, 1954. DrawingB0419
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M1011 rect. half gallon milk bottle for Blochowiak Dairy, February 8, 1954. DrawingB0420
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M1012 64-oz. milk bottle for Hawthorn Mellody Farms, October 18, 1954. DrawingB0421
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M1059 T-square 12-oz. sour cream jar, February 19, 1948. DrawingB0422
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M1109 "AS" quart milk bottle, August 11, 1949. DrawingB0423
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M1432 6-oz. t-square container, July 6, 1948. DrawingB0424
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M1463 AS quart milk bottle, October 30, 1950. DrawingB0425
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M1485 T-square 10-oz. milk bottle for Hoop's Dairy, July 21, 1948. DrawingB0426
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M1488 T-square quart milk bottle, September 9, 1966. DrawingB0427
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M1556 12-oz square coffee or soup pac bottle, August 26, 1948. DrawingB0428
Technical drawing and design specs for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M572 Paragon jar, May 10, 1960. DrawingB0501
Technical drawing and design specs for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M612 Olive bottle, July 19, 1949. DrawingB0502
Technical drawing and design specs for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M613 olive jar for Libby McNeill & Libby, February 21, 1944. DrawingB0503
Technical drawing and design specs for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M820 Virginia Dare bottle for Garrett's American Wines, July 14, 1947. DrawingB0504
Technical drawing and design specs for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M833 Virginia Dare bottle for Garrett's American Wines, June 28, 1947. DrawingB0505
Technical drawing and design specs for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M915 square jar, November 18, 1955. DrawingB0506
Technical drawing and design specs for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M1044 1/2 gallon Virginia Dare bottle for Garrett American Wines, April 17, 1950. DrawingB0507
Technical drawing and design specs for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M1064 pyramid bottle, April 13, 1950. DrawingB0508
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M1087 1/2 gallon bottle for Garrett's American Wines, July 3, 1950. DrawingB0509
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. technical drawing #50B-522 showing thread contour and lead for bottles #28-400 and #28-410, October 10, 1963. DrawingB0510
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. technical drawing #50B-551 shwoing 13-425 L-210 Linerless closure, November 30, 1963. DrawingB0511
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. technical drawing #50C-256 showing a Classic 24 MM Jigger, May 20, 1964. DrawingB0512
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. technical drawing #50C-260 showing a rectal nozzel, May 22, 1964. DrawingB0513
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