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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-14448, M679 Nu-Grip T-Sq. Qt., with Customer Service Report September 25, 1961 regarding a filling problem in the Grandview Dairy filling plant and Product Specifications September 9, 1966.DrawingQ0403
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8174, M-680 Bbaby Face Sq. Crm Top, August 3, 1955.DrawingQ0404
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8169, M681 Nu-Grip T-Sq. Quart Panels, August 1, 1955.DrawingQ0405
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8177, M-682 T-Square Squat Half Pint for Braley's, August 5, 1955.DrawingQ0406
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8146, N-683 T-Sq. 7 oz., July 23, 1955.DrawingQ0407
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8209, M684 "B" Shape Pint, August 17, 1955.DrawingQ0408
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8213, M-685 1419 Gramos, Augusst 19, 1955.DrawingQ0409
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8224, M686 Nu-Grip Square Qt. with memo from Bob Chapman to Fenn, Liston and Morris regarding revised prints, and Product Specification September 9, 1966.DrawingQ0410
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8202, M-688 T Sq 1/10 Gallon, August 15, 1955.DrawingQ0411
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8225, M687 1/2 Pint Sour Cream, August 23, 1955.DrawingQ0412
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8201, M689 T-Sq. 1/5 Gallon Milk with Product Specifications, January 20, 1964.DrawingQ0413
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8256, M-690 378 Gramos, September 10, 1955.DrawingQ0414
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8246 M-691 "D" Quart, September 6, 1955.DrawingQ0415
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8249, M 692 A S Quart with Customer Service Report dated December 27, 1961 regarding excessive breakage and Product Specifications September 9, 1966.DrawingQ0416
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8292, M693 New York 1/3 Qt., September 30, 1955.DrawingQ0417
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8260, M696 Rect. 1/2 Gallon with Product Specifications October 17, 1962.DrawingQ0501
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8343, M697 Nu-Grip T-Square Quart with Spec. Card Log stating revisions and Product Specifications, December 18, 1969.DrawingQ0502
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8294, M698 Nu-Grip T-Square Quart, September 30, 1955.DrawingQ0503
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-703, 703 T-Square Half Pint, June 18, 1947.DrawingQ0504
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-701, 701 T-Square Squat 1/2 Pt with Product Specifications September 14, 1962.DrawingQ0505
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-3198, M-704 Bowman T-Sq. Pint, June 21, 1950.DrawingQ0506
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8388, 705 Square Cream Bulb with Product Specifications, Januaary 16, 1964.DrawingQ0507
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8398, M706 Nu-Grip Sq. Quart, November 28, 1955.DrawingQ0508
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8426, M707 Nu-Grip T-Square Quart, DEcember 15, 1955.DrawingQ0509
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8428, M708 Nu-Grip Cream Bulb with Prodouct Specifications, September 9, 1966.DrawingQ0510
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