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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-14302, M-741 Nu-Grip T-Sq. Quart for Foremost, with Product Specifications January 20, 1964.DrawingQ0703
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-17028, M-741 Nu Quart for Babs Dairy with Product Specifications May 22, 1967.DrawingQ0704
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-10663, M-741 Foremost Dairies Nu Quart, with Product Specifications January 20, 1964.DrawingQ0705
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9209, 741 Nu-Quart for Rockview Farms, with Product Specifications January 20, 1964.DrawingQ0706
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8780, 741 Nu-Grip T-Sq. Quart for Golden State, with Product Specifications January 20, 1964.DrawingQ0707
Thatcher Glass Milk Line Nold Order from Saugus factory to R.E. Chapman, March 27, 1964.DocumentQ0708
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. Product Specifications for job no. M-742 Nu-Grip T-Square Quart, fijnish No. 38 mm White Cap Multicap Comb. (BZZ-14) December 18, 1969.DocumentQ0801
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. Product Specifications for job no. M-742 Nu-Grip T-Square Quart, finish no. 38-405 ("Spec. "H"), December 18, 1969.DocumentQ0802
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. Product Specifications for job no.M-742 Nu-Grip T-Square Quart, finish no. 38 mm Multipcap (MF410), December 18, 1969.DocumentQ0803
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. Product Specifications for job no. M-742 Nu-Grip T-Square Quart, finish no. 38 mm CT Milk Finish, December 18, 1969.DocumentQ0804
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8793, M-742 T-Square Quart Nu-Grip, August 18, 1967.DrawingQ0805
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. Spec. Card Log, job no. M-742, Nu-Grip T-Square Quart, August 21, 1969. DocumentQ0806
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-14527, M-742Nu-Grip T-Sq. Quart Milk, January 7, 1962.DrawingQ0807
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9389, Nu-Quart for Edelweiss Dairy, San Jose, Cal., February 22, 1957.DrawingQ0808
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. T-244 Quart Sq. Concave Milk for Edgemar Farms, October 16,1962.DrawingQ0809
Memo from E.A. Bazzett to E.D. Runyan regarding Brighton Place Dairy, with notes, September 30, 1958.MemorandumQ0810
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.Product Specifications for job no. M-743 Nu-Quart,with memos dated February 9, 1962 and November 18, 1957. Specifications dated March 2, 1962.DocumentQ0901
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8805, M743 Nu-Quart, April 16, 1956.DrawingQ0902
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9614, M-744 Half Pint Orange Juice, May 7, 1957.DrawingQ1001
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8248, 745 Rect. 1/2 Gal, with memo from Bob Chapman to F. Liston regarding body size revision. Memo dated May 15, 1956, drawing dated September 7, 1955. DrawingQ1101
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8953, M-746 Rect. 1/2 Gallon Ripple Design dated June 12, 1956, with correspondence dated July 18-20, 1956.DrawingQ1201
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8984, M747 Square Gallon Jug with Product Specifications December 19, 1966.DrawingQ1301
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-8994, M-749 1/4 Litro Sour Cream Jar, June 26, 1956.DrawingQ1401
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. Product Specifications for job no. M-748 Nu-Grip T-Square Quart Milk, finish no. 48 mm White Cap Comb (bag 8), December 15, 1969.DocumentQ1501
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. Product Specifications for job no. M-748 Nu-Grip T-Square Quart Milk, finish no. 48 mm econopor (MF-460), December 18, 1969.DocumentQ1502
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