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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-10463, M-815 725 Gramos Milk, August 9, 1958.DrawingQ2011
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-10477, M814 Rect. Ripple Recessed Panel Half Gallon with Product Specifications, October 4, 1963.DrawingQ2012
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-10442, M-813 200 cc T-Square, with Product Specifications, October 1, 1963.DrawingQ2013
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-10328, M-812 Half Pint Cleveland Diamond Stipple with Product Specifications, October 1, 1963.DrawingQ2014
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-12281, M-828 Thatcher-Grip Half Gallon with memo from A.C. Thomas to J.J. Bober regarding gauge for shoulder area on mold 828, dated September 14, 1961. Specifications dated January 4, 1965.DrawingQ2101
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-12317, M-828 Thatcher-Grip Half Gallon for Foremost with Product Specifications, December 15, 1961.DrawingQ2102
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-12234, M-828 Thatcher-Grip Half Gallon Arden Milk with Product Specifications, November 26, 1962.DrawingQ2103
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-15315, M-828 T-Grip 1/2 Gallon for Roger Jessup Farms with Product Specifications, June 11, 1964.DrawingQ2104
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-12113, M-826 Square Gallon with Product Specifications, January 20, 1964.DrawingQ2201
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-11935, M-827 Half Gallon Milk with Customer Service Reports from Arden Dairy (September 22, 1960) and Wood's Dairy Product (August 22, 1960) and Product Specifications, July 10, 1962.DrawingQ2202
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-M-831 Thatcher Grip Half Gallon with Product Specifications, December 6, 1961.DrawingQ2203
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-12293, M-833 Thatcher Grip Half Gallon with Product Specifications, December 6, 1961.DrawingQ2204
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-12431, M-835 Thatcher Grip Half Gallon with Product Specifications, November 27, 1961.DrawingQ2205
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-12348, M-836 Thatcher Grip Half Gallon with Product Specifications, December 6, 1961.DrawingQ2206
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-12339, M-837 Ripple Design Rectangular Half Gallon with Product Specifications, September 30, 1963.DrawingQ2207
Technical drawing of Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co drawing no. GCD-12336, M-838 Rect. 1/2 Gallon with Product Specifications, August 2, 1961.DrawingQ2208
Ledger #1 contains by-laws, minutes of director's meetings and financial reports from 1913-1922.DocumentR0101
Ledger #2 contains financial reports and minutes of the Board of Director's meetings from 1905 through 1912.DocumentR0202
Ledger #3 contains financial reports and minutes of the Board of Director's meetings 1923 through 1933.DocumentR0303
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