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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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Correspondence between Carl Samuelson and Linda S. Treasure regarding historical information about Thatcher Glass, August 2-August 11, 1977.CorrespondenceN0117
Letter to Lester E. Huntley from Linda A. Treasure regarding historical information about Thatcher Glass, August 11, 1977.LetterN0118
Memo to W. Van Ness from Linda S. Treasure regarding historical informaton about Thatcher Glass, August 12, 1977.MemorandumN0119
Memo to B. L. Fink from Linda S. Treasure regarding historical information about Thatcher Glass, August 12, 1977.MemorandumN0120
Correspondence between Joseph A. Wargo and Linda S. Treasure regarding historical information about Thatcher Glass, August 13-17, 1977.CorrespondenceN0121
Memo to R. S. Arrandale from L. S. Treasure regarding historical items about Thatcher Glass, September 12, 1977.MemorandumN0122
Letter to Milkbottles Only Organization from Linda S. Treasure regarding obtaining a price list for milkbottles, September 12, 1977.LetterN0123
Memo to D. McCluskey from Linda S. Treasure regarding historical information about Thatcher Glass, September 20, 1977.MemorandumN0124
Memoto Ed Hee from L. S. Treasure regarding historical information (Annual Report) about Thatcher Glass, September 27, 1977.MemorandumN0125
Letter to George W. Blew from Linda S. Treasure regarding historical information about Thatcher Glass, September 20, 1977.LetterN0126
Memo to George W. Blew from Linda S. Treasure regarding the historical item (bottle) sent to Thatcher Glass, October 5, 1977.MemorandumN0127
Letter to Joseph A. Wargo from Linda S. Treasure regarding historical item (booklet) sent to Thatcher Glass, October 11, 1977.LetterN0128
Letter to Jose Zayas Bazan from Linda S. Treasure regarding historical items (prints) sent to Thatcher Glass, October 18, 1977.LetterN0129
Memo from C. N. Granoff regarding preliminary history of Thatcher Glass. Distribution List is attached, October 21, 1977.MemorandumN0130
Memo to T. Henson from L. Treasure regarding article sent for historical undertaking at Thatcher Glass. November 15, 1977.MemorandumN0131
Memo to Roger Faught from Linda Treasure regarding contribution (folder of pictures) to Thatcher Glass' historical undertaking, November 15, 1977.MemorandumN0132
Memo to Tom Sweeney from Linda Treasure regarding "History Disbributed at Veteran Dinner", November 16, 1977.MemorandumN0133
Correspondence between LeRoy Weingaertner and Linda S. Treasure regarding the pictures he sent for Thatcher Glass' historical undertaking, December 22, 1977.CorrespondenceN0134
Memo to B. Campbell from L. Treasure regarding booklet sent by B. Campbell for Thatcher Glass' historical undertaking, December 22, 1977.MemorandumN0135
Memo to J. Bobert from L. Treasure regarding the bulletins sent for Thatcher Glass' historical undertaking, December 22, 1977.MemorandumN0136
Memo to R. Faught from L. Treasure regarding information sent in response to Thatcher Glass' historical undertaking, December 22, 1977.MemorandumN0137
Memo to R. Arrandale from Linda S. Treasure regarding a Catalog of Milk Containers sent for Thatcher Glass historical undertaking, January 24, 1978.MemorandumN0138
Letter to Henry Kane from Linda S. Treasure regarding a check sent for bottles contributed for Thatcher Glass' historical undertaking. Copy of check attached, January 24, 1978.LetterN0139
Letter to Carl Samuelson from Linda S. Treasure regarding check in payment for contribution to Thatcher Glass' historical undertaking. Copy of check attached, January 24, 1978. LetterN0140
Letter to Diane Williams from Linda S. Treasure regarding check being sent for contribution to Thatcher Glass' historical undertaking. Copy of check attached, January 24, 1978.LetterN0141
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