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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. 1977 Financial Planning Model, Second Quarter, July 26, 1977. DocumentI0700
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. 1977 Financial Planning Model, All Quarters, December 14, 1977. DocumentI0800
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. Financial Model 1970-1977, February 23, 1977. DocumentI0900
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. 1975 Container Plant Standards, effective January 24, 1975. DocumentI1000
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. 1975 Container Plant Standards, effective April 24, 1975. DocumentI1100
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. 1975 Container Plant Standards, effective May 1, 1975.DocumentI1200
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. Container Plant Standards, effective October 1, 1976. DocumentI1300
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. Container Plant Standards, effective January 1, 1977. DocumentI1400
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. Container Plant Standards, effective April 1, 1977.DocumentI1500
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. Container Plant Standards, effective July 1, 1977. DocumentI1600
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. Container Plant Standards, effective October 1, 1977. DocumentI1700
The TMC News, 1943-1947. NewsletterJ0100
Thatcher Glass News Views, May 1959. NewsletterJ0200
Thatcher Glass News Views, March 1961. NewsletterJ0300
Information and Knowledge Survey given to Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Comapny employees September 1978. DocumentJ0400
Magazine clipping from The Milk Dealer, June 1938. MagazineJ0509
Magazine clipping from California Milk News, January 1, 1937. MagazineJ0511
He Makes Flame-hot Glass "Hold Its Temper" to Cut Your Bottle Costs: Thatcher Milk Bottles. FlyerJ0517
Where Science Works Its Miracles to Cut Your Bottle Costs: Thatcher Milk Bottles. FlyerJ0518
Thatcher Milk Bottle Finishes and Caps Catalog, compiled by James Arrandale, October 1951. BookletJ0600
Notes and miscellaneous papers, 1968-1973NotesJ0710
Essay, "Bottling the Milky Way." (2 copies)ManuscriptJ0801
Essay: Dr. Hervey D. Thatcher--His Story. (2 copies) ManuscriptJ0802
Letter from Dr. H.D. Thatcher to A.W. Niver of the Thatcher Manufacturing Co. regarding the origins of the glass milk bottle, July 1, 1919. (6 copies)LetterJ0803
Essay "Noted Inventor Born 1835 in New England." ManuscriptJ0804
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