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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. document: Duffy-Mott Company, Inc. Glass Specifications for Ware Other Than Wide Mouth. DocumentA0125
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. memorandum regarding Pabst Brewing Company quality control specifications, April 6, 1951.MemorandumA0126
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. memorandum regarding quality control specifications for beer bottles, April 17, 1951. MemorandumA0127
Brewing Instustry Beer and Ale Bottle Purchase Specifications Adopted June 27, 1951 by the United States Brewers Foundation, Inc. DocumentA0128
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. memorandum regarding Pabst Brewing Company quality control specifications, September 9, 1954.MemorandumA0129
Drawing of design specification for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. J-3842 Diamond Design Lamp Part GCD-13015, April 26, 1961. DrawingA0130
Drawing of design specification for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. J-2327 Porch Globe, October 9, 1958.DrawingA0131
Drawing of design specification for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. J-3724 Diamond Design Lamp Base, March 31, 1961. DrawingA0132
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. memorandum regarding quality control for Schlitz Brewing Company bottles, April 6, 1951. MemorandumA0133
Documents relating to Schlitz Brewing Company's purchase order with Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co., 1946-1951. DocumentsA0134
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. memorandum regarding quality control specifications for beer bottles, April 17, 1951. MemorandumA0135
Illuminating Glassware Guild Standard Specifications for Glass Reflectors for I.E.S. Portable Lamps, May 1935. DocumentA0136
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. memorandum regarding corrections to the McKee Numerical Mould Index, April 22, 1957. MemorandumA0137
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. regarding suppliments to teh Jeannette Numberical Index, May 3, 1957. MemorandumA0138
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. memorandum regarding quality control for cleanser bottles with specification drawings, April 1, 1954. MemorandumA0139
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. memorandum regarding quality control for juice bottles with specification drawings, November 20, 1955. MemorandumA0140
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s Green Spot P/M Juice Bottle, May 25, 1940. DrawingA0201
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3763 "E" 1/2 Pt milk bottle, March 4, 1948.DrawingA0202
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3764 EE 1/2 Pint milk bottle, October 13, 1948. DrawingA0203
Techincal drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3765 Half Pint Orangeade bottle designed for the Pennsylvania Board of Public Education Cafeteria Department, January 27, 1949. DrawingA0204
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3766 Condensed Half Pint milk bottle, April 12, 1949. DrawingA0205
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3767 Meridale 1/2 Pt. milk bottle, October 24, 1950. DrawingA0206
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3768 Johnston Shape 1/2 Pint milk bottle, October 23, 1950. DrawingA0207
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3769 1/2 Pint Creighton Juice bottle, October 23, 1950. DrawingA0208
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3770 Cleveland Diamond Stipple milk bottle, October 16, 1950. DrawingA0209
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