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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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Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-231, M-231 T-Sq. Quart bottle, March 5, 1962.DrawingP0908
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no.GCD-2498, 221 Sancken's Dairies, May 8, 1950.DrawingP0909
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-2712, M-223 "AS" Quart bottle, May 15, 1950.DrawingP0910
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-2730, 224 T-Square 1/3 Quart bottle, May 29, 1950.DrawingP0911
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-2734, 225 6 oz. Round bottle, May 29, 1950.DrawingP0912
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-2740,M226 Blue Boy Dairy 1/3 Qt. bottle, June 2, 1950.DrawingP0913
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD--2453, M-227 T-Sq. Quart bottle, April 13, 1950.DrawingP0914
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-229, 229 T-Sq. Pint milk bottle, August 29, 1946.DrawingP0915
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-14068, M-847 Thatcher Grip Half Gallon with inter-company memo from Joyce Brescia. Drawing dated May 14, 1962, memo May 3, 1968.DrawingP1001
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co product specifications for job no. M-413 T-Sq Squat 1/2 pint bottle, August 29, 1968. DocumentP1002
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co product specifications for job no. M-819 "B" Round 1/2 Pint bottle, August 27, 1968.DocumentP1003
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no.GCD-2751, M-261 T-Sq. Quart bottle with Product Specifications, August 15, 1966.DrawingP1101
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-2745, M-258 T-Sq. Quart GCMI Std., September 14, 1950.DrawingP1102
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no.GCD-4086, 256 "A" Pint bottle, February 12, 1951.DrawingP1103
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no.GCD-2982, 255 "E" 1/2 Pint bottle, October 26, 1950.DrawingP1104
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no.GCD-4070, M-254 Janssen Sq. Crm. Bulb, January 26, 1951.DrawingP1105
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no.GCD-3306, M-253 Marble Farms Daiary, Syracuse, NY, January 8, 1951.DrawingP1106
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no.GCD-4493, M246 Square Cream Bulb, April 22, 1952.DrawingP1107
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no.GCD-4382, M-245 Darmer's Dairy T-Sq. Tall 1/2 Pint Spec, October 15, 1957.DrawingP1108
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no.GCD-2724, 262 Squat 1/2 pint milk bottle, May 22, 1950.DrawingP1109
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no.GCD-2882, 264 1/2 Pt. Sour Cream, October 2, 1950.DrawingP1110
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no.GCD-2736, 265 Square Half Pint bottle, June 7, 1950.DrawingP1111
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no.GCD-2744, 266 Square Half Pint bottle, May 7, 1950.DrawingP1112
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no.GCD-2254, M-267 Sq. Cream Bulb, December 13, 1949.DrawingP1113
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no.GCD-3159, M-268 Capitol Dairy Co, Chicago, Ill, April 24, 1950.DrawingP1114
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