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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 Quality Control Specifications for 51mm Aleeco, December 7, 1953.DocumentP0401
Thatcher Glass Quality Control Specifications for 51 mm Common Sense (No. 6 Capseat), December 7, 1953.DocumentP0402
Thatcher Glass Quality Control Specifications for 38 mm Dacro "A", December 7, 1953.DocumentP0403
Thatcher Glass Quality Control Specifications for 38 mm Multicap, December 7, 1953.DocumentP0404
Thatcher Glass Quality Control Specifications for 56 mm Syrup - No. 2 Capseat, December 7, 1953.DocumentP0405
Thatcher Glass Quality Control Specifications for 56 mm "G" Style (No. 2 Capseat), December 7, 1953.DocumentP0406
Thatcher Glass Quality Control Specifications for Dairy Products Container, December 7, 1953.DocumentP0406
Thatcher Glass technical drawing for Gal. 2 3/8 Cap Seat Finish for Eyelet Bail, Drawing no. BAM-5, 11 copies, August 19, 1954.DrawingP0501
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, Drawing No. BAJ-20, 56 mm Econopor w/BR for Gallon, 14 copies, December 15, 1953.DrawingP0601
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-459, T-Sq Squat Half Pint bottle, January 20, 1946.DrawingP0605
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-458, 458 T-Square Half Pint bottle with Product Specifications, July 23, 1962.DrawingP0606
Thatcher Glass customer specifications with memo from J.A. Harper to R.E. Haldeman regarding Cloverland Farm Dairy in Baltimore, Md., September 3, 1952.DocumentP0701
Memo from James Arrandale to R.E. Haldeman at Elmira Quality Control regarding revised customer specifications for Cloverland Farm Dairy, September 5, 1952.MemorandumP0702
Thatcher Glass customer specifications for Cloverland Farm Dairy, issued July 8, 1952 and Sept. 3, 1952. Revised Sept. 5, 1952.DocumentP0703
Thatcher Glass customer specifications for Cloverland Farm Dairy, September 3, 1952.DocumentP0704
Thatcher Glass customer specifications for Western Maryland Dairy, issued July 7, 1952 and revised September 3, 1952.DocumentP0705
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, Drawing No. 22107-L, 2107 Uservo T-Sq. Quart, December 23, 1949.DrawingP0801
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. drawing no. GCD 2107, 2107 T-Sq. Quart, June 3, 1949.DrawingP0802
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co, drawing no. GCD-4259, 239 5 1/8 Tall 1/2 pt, November 20, 1951.DrawingP0901
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no.GCD-3207, M-236 1/2 Gallon Refrigerator bottle, September 27, 1963.DrawingP0902
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9769, m-237 sour cream jar, August 22, 1957.DrawingP0903
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-42212, 235 T-Sq. 10 oz. bottle, September 25, 1951.DrawingP0904
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-4205, 234 T-Square One Liter bottle, September 13, 1951.DrawingP0905
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-233, M-233 T-Sq. 1/2 Pint milk bottle, January 20, 1964.DrawingP0906
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-232, M-232 T-Square Pint milk bottle, May 24, 1965.DrawingP0907
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