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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-9004, M-748 Nu-Grip T-Sq. Qt. dated May 8, 1963, with memo from V. Clute to Fenn, Wholeben and Burckert dated April 29, 1966 regarding revised prints.DrawingQ1503
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-14528, M-748 Nu-Grip T-Sq. Quart Milk, January 7, 1962.DrawingQ1504
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co. Change Order from Tampa factory dated August 8, 1969.DocumentQ1505
Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co Spec. Card Log regarding revisions for Nu-Grip T-Square Quart with two finishes dated August 21, 1969.DocumentQ1506
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9457, M-780 Rect. Ripple Recessed Panel Half Gallon, April 2, 1957.DrawingQ1601
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9444, M-779 Square Cream Bulb Quart, 3 oz. Cream Bulb with Product Specifications January 20, 1964 and memo from Bob Chapman to F. Liston regarding revised prints, October 28, 1957.DrawingQ1602
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9449, M-778 Rect. 1/2 Gal., turned sholder, concave style, thru panel with Product Specifications February 9, 1962 and two job history sheets dated February 7, 1962 and memo from Bob Chapman to W. Fenn dated March 30, 1962 and notes.DrawingQ1603
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9453, M-777 Rect. 1/2 Gal Concave Style, Thru Panel with Product Specifications July 25, 1962.DrawingQ1604
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9384, M776 Anu Quart with Product Specifications September 9, 1966.DrawingQ1605
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-14070, M-773 Tropicana Quart with memo from Bob Chapman to W. Fenn regarding the prints,March 2, 1962. Drawing dated March 1, 1962.DrawingQ1606
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9342, m-773 "NU" Quart with Product Specifications June 3, 1966.DrawingQ1607
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9350, M-772 "B" Quart with Product Specifications February 10, 1964.DrawingQ1608
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9345, M771 "B" Quart, February 5, 1957.DrawingQ1609
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9375, M775 Rectangular 1/2 Gallon Ripple Design with Product Specifications, January 23, 1964.DrawingQ1610
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9834, M-796 Qt. Hood Decanter Style Milk Bottle (Mass. Law), October 24, 1957.DrawingQ1701
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9829, M-795 Nu-Quart, October 21, 1957.DrawingQ1702
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9752, M-794 "B" 1/2 Pint Uservo Neck, August 5, 1957.DocumentQ1703
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9746, M-792 Rect. 1/2 Gallon Ripple Design with Uservo Neck, August 2, 1957.DrawingQ1704
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9727, M-789 "AS" Quart, July 19, 1957.DrawingQ1705
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9688, M-788 Rect. Ripple Half Gallon Thru Panel Non Turned Shoulder, June 24, 1957.DrawingQ1706
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9678, M787 Nu-Grip Square Juice with memo from Bob Chapman to W. Fenn regarding revised prints, September 27, 1957. Drawing dated June 20, 1957.DrawingQ1707
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9677, M786 Nu 1;2 Gal., with Product Specifications, October 4, 1963.DrawingQ1708
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-M-785 Rect. Ripple Half GAllon with Product Specifications, July 25, 1962.DrawingQ1709
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9615, M-784 Nu Half Gallon Through Panel with Product Specifications, February 7, 1964.DrawingQ1710
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-9602, M-783 Square Cream Bulb Quart with Product Specifications, September 9, 1966.DrawingQ1711
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