Join Our Mailing List

Please enter your email address below.

Manuscript Library

Welcome to the Booth Library manuscript index. 

The manuscript index contains links to finding aids for the collections of the Booth Library.  Each finding aid has a description of that collection along with a listing of the items within that collection.  The Booth Library staff and volunteers are updating the index daily in order to make your research experience more productive.

The Manuscript Index is arranged alphabetically by collection name.  To access a finding aid, please click on its name.

To search the Manuscript Index for a specific research topic, please enter the term into the Search Library Box below. 


Please keep in mind that many collections have not been inventoried while others are currently in progress.  If you have any questions regarding the Finding Aids or the Index, please contact the archivist at archivist@chemungvalleymuseum.org

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.  



Filter by:
TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-452, T-Sq. Squat Half Pint bottle, January 20, 1946.DrawingP1608
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-451, M451 T-Square 1/2 Pint bottle, September 22, 1950.DrawingP1609
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-2971, 450 T-Sq. Squat 10 oz. bottle, October 23, 1950.DrawingP1610
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-2974, 449 T-Sq. 1/3 Qt. bottle, October 22, 1950.DrawingP1611
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-448, 448 T-Square Pint bottle, September 22, 1952.DrawingP1612
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-447, 447 T-Sware Quart, March 3, 1949.DrawingP1613
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-5045, M441 Quart Sour Cream, June 2, 1952.DrawingP1614
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-5656, M483 T-Square 1/2 Litre, July 16, 1953.DrawingP1701
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-5613, 481 Evansville Milk Dists Assn.--Rect. Ripple, June 17, 1953.DrawingP1702
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-5654, M482 T-Square Litre, July 15, 1953.DrawingP1703
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-5654, 482 T-Square Litre, July 15, 1953.DrawingP1704
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-5563, M479 Chemung Spring Water 1/2 Gallon, with Product Specifications,March 31, 1964.DrawingP1705
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-5562, M478 T-Square 1/2 Gal with Product Specifications, May 24, 1965.DrawingP1706
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-5552, M477 T-Square Squat Half Pint, Uservo Shape, with Product Specifications, October 16, 1961.DrawingP1707
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-5528, M475 Ripple Design Rectangular Half Gallon with Product Specifications, September 30, 1963.DrawingP1709
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-5517, M474 T-Sq Half Pint bottle, April 29, 1953.DrawingP1710
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-5367, M472 Baby Face Sq. Cream Top, November 23, 1953.DrawingP1711
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-5312, M471 Round Gallon Milk bottle, December 11, 1952.DrawingP1712
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-5911, M495 T-Sq. Milk, 725 Gramos, December 14, 1953.DrawingP1801
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-5920, M-494 Rectangular 1/2 Gal for Western United, December 18, 1953.DrawingP1802
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-5914, M493 Ripple Design Rectangular Half Gallon, December 16, 1953.DrawingP1803
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-5857, M492 T-Sq. Quart, November 18, 1953.DrawingP1804
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-5830, M490 Square Gallon Milk bottle with Product Specifications, December 19, 1966.DrawingP1805
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-5857, M489 Round Gallon Milk with Product Specifications, January 21, 1964.DrawingP1806
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-5758, M488 Half Pint Round Baby Face Milk, October 1, 1953.DrawingP1807
<<First  <<Previous  Next>>  Last>>

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52

Gallery Hours

Monday - Saturday 10a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Sundays

Research Room:

Monday - Friday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Research Fee: $5.00 per day for non-members
Free to members of the Society and students

The Museum Shop:

Open during regular gallery hours.

Address:

Chemung County Historical Society
415 E. Water Street
Elmira, NY 14901

Contact Us:

Phone: (607) 734-4167
Email us: cchs@chemungvalleymuseum.org

Connect With Us:

Facebook Our Blog Tumblr History Pin

Admission:

$5.00 - Adults
$3.00 - Senior Citizens (over 55)
$1.00 - Students (6-18)
FREE - Children Under 5
FREE - Members of the CCHS

Group Tours Call For An Appointment

We are wheelchair accessible
©2017 Chemung County Historical Society. All Rights Reserved. Website Design by inCommand Technologies