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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-5743, 486 T-Square Quart, September 29, 1953.DrawingP1808
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-5750, M485 Square Gallon Milk with Product Specifications, February 19, 1966.DrawingP1809
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-5702, M-484 Ripple Design Rectangular Half Gallon, August 21, 1953.DrawingP1810
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-2870, M-514 D Pint, September 21, 1952.DrawingP1901
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7098, M511 T-Sq. 1/2 Gallon, March 19, 1954.DrawingP1902
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7083, 508 Walker-Gordon Pint, March 12, 1954.DrawingP1903
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7080, M507 Square Gal Milk with Product Specifications, January, 16, 1964.DrawingP1904
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-506, "G" Style Quart Milk, February 27, 1946.DrawingP1905
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7054, M504 1/2 Pint UservoStyle with Product Specifications, July 23, 1962.DrawingP1906
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7062, M503 Round Gallon with Product Specifications, September 30. 1963.DrawingP1907
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7000, M500 Uservo 1/3 Quart Milk with Product Specifications, October 1, 1963.DrawingP1909
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7001, M-498 Muller's Dairy, January 22, 1954.DrawingP1910
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-5963, M496 Rect. Half Gallon, January 6, 1953.DrawingP1911
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7300, M530 12 oz. Sour Cream, July 2, 1954.DrawingP2001
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7244, 529 "B" 1/3 Quart, June 5, 1954.DrawingP2002
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7248, M528 "D" Pint, June 8, 1954.DrawingP2003
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7184. 527 725 Gramos Square, May 7, 1954.DrawingP2004
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7182, M526 Rect. 1/2 Gal. for Willow Farm, May 6, 1954.DrawingP2005
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7174, M525 725 Gramos, May 4, 1954.DrawingP2006
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7170, M524 Scroll Design Rect. Half Gal, May 3, 1954.DrawingP2007
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7167, M523 Dairy Container Service T-Sq 1/2 Gal, April 30, 1959.DrawingP2008
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7114, M522 AS Quart with T-Square Body Sizes, April 2, 1954.DrawingP2009
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7053, M521 6 1/2 oz. Birely Shape for Hoogasian Dairy, February 24, 1952.DrawingP2010
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7106, M520, Scroll Design Rect. Half Gal, March 23, 1954.DrawingP2011
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-3194, M564 Bowman Half Pint Spec., June 16, 1950.DrawingP2101
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