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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 for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2707 baby face square cream top milk bottle, December 15, 1948. DrawingA0403
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2708 Wakefield cream top milk bottle for Wakefield Dairy, December 16, 1948. DrawingA0404
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2710 square cream top milk bottle, October 17, 1949. DrawingA0405
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2711 square cream bulb quart milk bottle, October 5, 1950. DrawingA0406
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2712 Square cream bulb quart milk bottle, April 25, 1949. DrawingA0407
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2713 Modern top quart milk bottle, March 29, 1949. DrawingA0408
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2715 Square cream bulb quart milk bottle, April 25, 1949. DrawingA0409
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2716 modern top milk bottle, June 20, 1949. DrawingA0410
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2718 modern top quart milk bottle, August 23, 1948. DrawingA0411
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2719 square quart cream bulb milk bottle designed for Marshall Dairy Co., September 11, 1949. DrawingA0412
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2720 baby face square cream top milk bottle, September 15, 1949. DrawingA0413
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M 2723 square cop cream top milk bottle, October 1, 1949. DrawingA0414
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2724 modern top milk bottle, October 5, 1949. DrawingA0415
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2725 Sqaure cream bulb quart milk bottle, December 21, 1949. DrawingA0416
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2727 milk bottle designed for Briggs & Sons Dairy, January 16, 1950.DrawingA0417
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2728 square cream bulb quart milk bottle, October 11, 1950. DrawingA0418
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2900 Imperial quart milk bottle, August 28, 1944. DrawingA0419
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2901 Litro milk bottle, August 28, 1944. DrawingA0420
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2903 One liter milk bottle, August 3, 1948. DrawingA0421
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2904 Rect quart milk bottle, February 18, 1949. DrawingA0422
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2905 1/2 gallon milk bottle, March 21, 1949. DrawingA0423
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2906 One litro milk bottle, April 22, 1949. DrawingA0424
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2907 one litro milk bottle, April 22, 1949. DrawingA0425
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2908 milk bottle for Birely's Inc., September 30, 1938. DrawingA0426
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2909 Special "D" style litre milk bottle, August 3, 1949. DrawingA0427
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