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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-589, M589 T-Sq. Squat 1/3 Quart, October 27, 1950.DrawingP2214
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7583, M-586 "B" Shape Pint, November 27, 1954.DrawingP2215
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7569, M584 Round Half Gallon, November 17, 1954.DrawingP2216
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-2879, M616 New York 1/3 Qt., September 29, 1950.DrawingQ0101
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-614, M614 T-Square Half Pint,, with Product Specifications, September 30, 1963.DrawingQ0102
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-4142, M-613T-Square 725 Gramos, May 10, 1951.DrawingQ0103
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-611, 611 T-Sq. Pint, October 1, 1946.DrawingQ0104
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-608, M-608 T-Square Half Pint, November 3, 1948.DrawingQ0106
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7721, M04 Rectangular 1/2 Gal for Beatrice Foods Co., Dayton, Ohio with correspondence regarding revised prints dating November 2-November 8, 1956. Drawing dated February 5, 1955. DrawingQ0107
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7712, M-603 1419 Gramos, January 29, 1955.DrawingQ0108
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8758, M600 1/3 Quart, with Product Specifications, October 21, 1963.DrawingQ0109
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7647, M-598 "B" Pint, February 12, 1957.DrawingQ0111
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-2877, M596 "D" 1/3 Quart, with Product Specifications, January 20, 1964.DrawingQ0113
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7587, M-595 Hood Rect. 1/2 Gallon for Shoulder Pyroglaze, with Product Specifications, January 22, 1969.DrawingQ0114
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-594, 594 Spawn Bottle, September 10, 1946.DrawingQ0115
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7889, M-636 E-Z Grip Square Quart, April 12, 1955.DrawingQ0201
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-644, 644 Sq. Quart Cream Top, Januaray 13, 1947.DrawingQ0202
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7888, M635 Detroit Creamery Co, Detroit, Mich, with correspondence dated November 22, 1955 and November 23, 1960, with Product Specifications, January 30, 1961. DrawingQ0203
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7770, M-633 60 Gramos, February 22, 1955.DrawingQ0204
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7874, M634 Square Gallon Milk with correspondence regarding revised prints October 21, 1963-Novembeer 18, 1963, with Product Specifications September 10, 1963.DrawingQ0205
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9075, M632 "B" Shape Pint, August 10, 1956.DrawingQ0207
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7788, M630 Rectangular Quart, February 2, 1955.DrawingQ0208
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-629, M629 T-Square Pint with Product Specifications September 30, 1963.DrawingQ0209
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-628, 628 T-Sq. Squat 10 oz., November 4, 1946.DrawingQ0210
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-7746, M626 Ripple Design Retangular Half Gallon, February 14, 1955.DrawingQ0211
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