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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 drawing no.GCD-2809, 269 T-Sq. 1/2 Pint for Sorder Sons, August 5, 1950.DrawingP1115
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no.GCD-2812, 270 T-Square 1/3 Quart, August 9, 1950.DrawingP 1116
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-2820, 271 670 CC Milk bottle, August 10, 1950.DrawingP1201
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-2844, 273 AS Quart with T-Sq. Quart, September 8, 1950.DrawingP1202
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-2962, 272 "EE" 1/2 Pint bottle, October 17, 1950.DrawingP1203
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-2994, M-275 Square Cop Cream Top, November 9, 1950.DrawingP1204
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-2918, M-276 Square 670 c.c. milk bottle with Product Specifications and Teletype from Streator to J. Bobdr, November 10, 1950.DrawingP1205
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-2986, 277 1/3 Qt. milk bottle with memo from Bud Powers to James Arrandale, November 1, 1950.DrawingP1206
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-278, 278 T-Square 1/2 Pint bottle, December 4, 1948.DrawingP1207
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-279, M279 T-Square Squat 1/2 Pint, July 5, 1962.DrawingP1208
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-280, M-280 T-Sq. Quart bottle, September 29, 1948.DrawingP1209
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-2999, M-281 T-Square Quart GCMI, November 16, 1950.DrawingP1210
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-2985, 283 T-Sq. Litre, November 1, 1950.DrawingP1211
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-4022, 284 Spec. Rd. 1/2 Pint for Buttrickdy, December 12, 1950.DrawingP1212
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-287, 287 T-Sq. Squat 10 oz., October 29, 1946.DrawingP1213
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-288,288 T-Sq. Squat 10 oz, October 29, 1946.DrawingP1214
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-289, M289 T-Sq. 1/3 Quart, September 17, 1946.DrawingP1215
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-4307, 307 Whiting Milk Company Store Bottle, January 16, 1952.DrawingP1301
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-306, T-Square 1/3 Quart, October 23, 1944.DrawingP1302
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7947, M-305 T-Square Squat Half Pint, April 29, 1955.DrawingP1303
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-4134, 305 T-Square Square Half Pint, April 25, 1951.DrawingP1304
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-2465, M-303 Pint, July 3, 1962.DrawingP1305
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-304, M304 T-Square 1/2 Pint milk bottle with Product Specifications, Octobser 18, 1963.DrawingP1306
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-302, M-302 T-Square Quart with Product Specifications, September 9, 1966.DrawingP1307
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-4107, M300 "A" Pint milk bottle with Product Specifications, October 21, 1963.DrawingP1308
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