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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
2 newspaper articles about Franklin B. Pollock and the Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Company.Newspaper ClippingsL0603
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Company memorandum regarding the new employee orientation program with script for the orientation slide show attached, July 18, 1975. MemorandumL0701
Script for a Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Company new employee orientation slide show. ManuscriptL0702
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Company new employee orientation packet: EEO-Affirmative Action and You. DocumentL0703
Notes taken at the Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Company new employee orientation program at the Lawrenceburg plant. NotebookL0704
Essay, "The Early History of the Streator Plant Workers in the Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Company, Inc." by James Arrandale, 1965. ManuscriptL0800
Fragments of miscellaneous, unlabeled bottle drawings. (57 in all)DrawingsL0901
Unbound notebook of sketches of milk bottles. (19 pages)DrawingsL0902
Pyroglaze proof prints for Gammell & Kimble; High Spring Dairy; City Dairy; Grandview Dairy Farms; Kenn Roberts & Sons Dairy; Wavney Farm; and Gates Homestead Farms. DrawingsL0903
Technical Drawing for Thatcher Manufacturing Co. model #473, T-square 473 gramos milk bottle, Ocoober 12, 1944. DrawingL0904
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model M692 AS Quart milk bottle, September 8, 1955. DrawingL0905
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model #2342 Spor Beverage bottle, June 20, 1949. DrawingL0906
Technical drawing for Thatcher Manufacturing Co. model #2378, Franz Beverage bottle, August 20, 1945.DrawingL0907
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model #2492, Wonder Beverage bottle, march 22, 1948. DrawingL0908
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model #2539 Dad's Root Beer bottle, July 26, 1948. DrawingL0909
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model #2650, Mission Dry beverage bottle, May 17, 1949. DrawingL0910
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model #2688, Boller beverage bottle, July 11, 1949. DrawingL0911
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model #2700, 7-oz Campa Beverage bottle, September 23, 1949. DrawingL0912
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model #2936, Pepsi-Cola bottle, May 21, 1952. DrawingL0913
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model #2712, 8-oz Orange Crush De Cuba bottle, September 20, 1949. DrawingL0914
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model #2731, 12-oz Rochelle Club bottle, March 14, 1950. DrawingL0915
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model #2751, SunCrest beverage bottle, April 6, 1950. DrawingL0916
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model #2719, 12-oz Anauco Soda bottle, December 6, 1949. DrawingL0917
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model #2767, Embotelladora Beverage bottle, May 11, 1950. DrawingL0918
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. model #2810, REfrescos Caribe beverage bottle, July 11, 1950. DrawingL0919
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