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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
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-377, for customer Sheffield Farms, Inc, New York, NY, January 6, 1945.DrawingP0211
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-390, 390 Cream Bulb Quart Milk bottle, March 13, 1945.DrawingP0212
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-4225, 394 "A" Pint for Brookfield Dairy, October 18, 1951.DrawingP0213
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-4141, 395 Sour Cream, May 9, 1951.DrawingP0214
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-4152, 396 T-Square Half Gallon milk bottle, May 29, 1951.DrawingP0215
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-4151, 397 Condenssed 1/2 Pint milk bottle, May 25, 1951.DrawingP0216
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-4153, 398 T-Square Quart milk bottle, June 4, 1951.DrawingP0217
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-4155, 399 Square Cream Bulb Quart bottle, June 12, 1951.DrawijngP0218
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-2383, 203 Sq. Cream Bulb Quart, March 3, 1950.DrawingP0301
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-2403, 207 "A" Shape Qt. Milk, March 21, 1950.DrawingP0302
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-2370, M-206 T-Square Half Gallon, March 13, 1950 AND GCD-2379, 202 Modern Top 1/2 Pt. N.P., March 6, 1950.DrawingP0303
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-2403, M-207 "A" Shape Qt. Milk, March 21, 1950.DrawingP0304
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-2404, 208 T-Sq. One Trip Half Pint, March 22, 1950.DrawingP0305
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-2414, 209 Square 1/2 Gallon, March 24, 1950.DrawingP0306
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-2418, 210 J.H. Brokhoff, Inc., March 27, 1950.DrawingP0307
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-2431, M-201 Rect. 1/2 Gal,for customer Sidney Wanzer & Sons, Chicago, Ill.DdrawingP0308
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-2446, Job No. 213 for customer Uservo, Inc., April 6, 1950.DrawingP0309
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-2452, M-214 Sq. Crm Bulb, April 13, 1950.DrawingP0310
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-2460, 217 602 Sour Cream, April 17, 1950.DrawingP0311
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-2486, T-Square Squat 1/2 Pt., May 1, 1950.DrawingP0312
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-2492, 220 Bowey Shape Juice, May 4, 1950.DrawingP0313
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-2851, M-216 "B" 1/2 Pt. Milk, October 21, 1963.DrawingP0314
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-2853, M-212 Rect. 1/2 Gal for Pyro, September 15, 1950.DrawingP0315
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-4013, M211 Wendt's Dairy So. Crm. Bulb 3 1/2 oz., November 30, 1950.DrawingP0316
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, model number GCD-4045, M219 10-oz. milk, January 2, 1951.DrawingP0317
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