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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
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. product specifications for M846 TMC grip 1/2 gallon milk bottle with 48 MM white cap Econ Comb finish, December 18, 1969. (7 copies)DocumentB0701
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. product specifications for M846 TMC grip 1/2 gallon milk bottle with 56 MM econopor finish, December 15, 1969. (5 copies)DocumentB0702
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. product specifications for M846 TMC grip 1/2 gallon milk bottle with 48 MM econopor finish, December 15, 1969. (6 copies)DocumentB0703
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. product specifications for M846 TMC grip 1/2 gallon milk bottle with 51 MM enconopor finish, December 15, 1969. (8 copies)DocumentsB0704
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M846 TMC grip 1/2 gallon milk bottle, October 28, 1966. (8 copies)DrawingB0705
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s technical drawing of the logo for Bab's Dairy, December 14, 1962. DrawingB0706
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s technical drawing of the logo for Thrifty-Lakewood Quality Dairy, December 11, 1963. DrawingB0707
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s technical drawing of the logo for Morning Call Dairy, December 11, 1963. DrawingB0708
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s technical drawing of the bottom plate lettering requirements for the city of Cleveland, Ohio, January 7, 1963. (4 copies)DrawingB0709
Job History for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s M846 T-grip 1/2 gallon milk bottle, 1965-1969. DocumentB0710
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. memorandum regarding model M846 thatcher grip 1/2 gallon milk bottle, December 11, 1961. MemorandumB0711
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. Spec Card Log for model M846 TMC grip 1/2 gallon milk bottle. DocumentB0712
Class Container Manufacturers Institute Inc. memo regarding bottle redemption, July 17, 1970.MemorandumC0101
Thatcher Galss Manufacturing Co. note paper. DocumentC0102
Business card for Gary R. Johnston, the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., Washington D.C.Business cardC0103
Environment Reporter, Vol. 1, no. 22, September 25, 1970. NewsletterC0104
Bureau of National Affairs Inc. booklet advertising the Environment Reporter, 1970. BookletC0105
Bureau of National Affairs Inc. booklet advertising their Collective Bargaining Negotiations & Contracts series, 1970. BookletC0106
Bureau of National Affairs Inc. booklet advertising their Policy and Practice series, 1970. BookletC0107
Notes from the Gemi Public Affairs Conference, April 9, 1970. DocumentC0108
"Environment and the Railraods," sub-council report from the National Industrial Pollution Control Council, August 1973. BookletC0201
Inquiries regarding environmental issues from Elmira students to the Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co., 1973. LettersC0202
Letter from Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. to Ronald E. Lewis regarding environmental compliance, May 18, 1973. LetterC0203
Report on the Oregon Bottle Bill, 1974. BookletC0204
Booklet - Call to Action by Sensible Citizens Against Throwaways, circa 1973. BookletC0205
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