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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
Performance and Replacement Summary for personnel located in Tampa, Thatcher Glass, October 1, 1968.DocumentN1501
"The Three Revolutions in the Glass Container Industry together with Thatcher Involvement in Revolution No. 2." by James Arrandale, Thatcher Glass, November 1973.BookletN1601
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number M-329 T-Square Quart milk bottle, September 23, 1963.DrawingP0101
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-330 T-Square Pint milk bottle, November 13, 1951.DrawingP0102
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number M-331 T-Square 1/2 Pint milk bottle, September 23, 1963.DrawingP0103
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-332, 332 T-Square Squat 1/2 Pint milk bottle, February 7, 1949.DrawingP0104
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-334, 334 T-Square 1/3 Quart milk bottle, September 18, 1950.DrawingP0105
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-610, M610 T-Square Pint, with Product Specifications, March 25, 1965.DrawingP0105
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-338, T-Square Half Pint milk bottle, November 1, 1944.DrawingP0106
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-339, T-Square Squat Half Pint milk bottle, October 31, 1944.DrawingP0107
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-342, 342 T-Square Squat 10 oz. milk bottle, September 18,1950.DrawingP0108
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-4100, M343 T-Square Quart (milk bottle) for Cellophane Hoods, February 26, 1951.DrawingP0109
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-345 T-Square (milk bottle) for Borden's Farm Products, September 1, 1949.DrawingP0110
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-4111, M346 Quart Sour Cream, March 8, 1951.DrawingP0111
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-4106, 347 Square Liter milk bottle, March 6, 1951.DrawingP0112
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-4105, 354 Square 1/2 Liter milk bottle, March 7, 1951.DrawingP0201
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-1636, 355 Yogurt Sour Cream, October 1, 1948.DrawingP0202
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-2855, 359 "C" Quart, September 19, 1950.DrawingP0203
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-2856, 361 "L" Quart, September 19, 1950.DrawingP0204
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-363, 363 Proposed D Style Litro Milk Bottle, November 22, 1944.DrawingP0205
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-2932, 364 "D" Pint, October 16, 1950.DrawingP0206
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-4115, 370 "D" Shape 1/2 Liter, March 19, 1951.DrawingP0207
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-2857, 371 10 oz. milk bottle, September 19, 1950.DrawingP0208
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-2859, 374 Cream Bulb Pint, September 19, 1950.DrawingP0209
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-376, 376 Maris Laboratory Bottle, January 3, 1945.DrawingP0210
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