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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 M3514 "A" shape 1/2 pint milk bottle, August 18, 1949. DrawingA0501
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3515 half pint modern top milk bottle for Brown Dairy, August 19, 1949. DrawingA0502
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3517 Hudson Dairy milk bottle, February 17, 1950. DrawingA0503
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3600 Universal Store milk bottle, August 6, 1953. DrawingA0504
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3601 "B" 1/2 pint milk bottle, October 15, 1950. DrawingA0505
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3602 "B" 1/2 pint milk bottle, October 13, 1950. DrawingA0506
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3603 1/2 pint "B" shape milk bottle, November 5, 1964. DrawingA0507
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3604 B 1/2 pint milk bottle, October 10, 1950. DrawingA0508
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3605 "B" 1/2 pint milk bottle, October 13, 1950. DrawingA0509
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3606 "B" 1/2 pint milk bottle, October 13, 1950. DrawingA0510
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3607 "B" 1/2 pint milk bottle, October 13, 1950. DrawingA0511
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3609 "B" 1/2 pint milk bottle, October 13, 1950. DrawingA0512
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3612 "B" 1/2 pint milk bottle, October 13, 1950. DrawingA0513
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3613 "B" 1/2 pint milk bottle, October 12, 1956. DrawingA0514
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3700 "EE" 1/2 pint milk bottle, October 13, 1950. DrawingA0515
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3720 Lt. Wt. pint dairy bottle for Vita-Pakt, December 31, 1957. DrawingA0516
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3721 Lt. Wt. quart dairy bottle for Vita-Pakt, January 3, 1958. DrawingA0517
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3750 special half pint 45 MM multicap milk bottle, January 15, 1958. DrawingA0518
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3753 1/2 pt. Florida juice bottle, October 24, 1950. DrawingA0519
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3754 special half pint milk bottle for Penn Dell Dairy, April 25, 1947. DrawingA0520
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3755 imperial half pint milk bottle, August 28, 1944. DrawingA0521
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3756 special 1/2 pint milk bottle for Fred Beers, Inc., August 6, 1947. DrawingA0522
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3757 "EE" 1/2 pint milk bottle, October 16, 1950. DrawingA0523
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3758 Cleveland diamond stipple juice bottle, February 19, 1950. DrawingA0524
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M3759 imperial 1/2 pint milk bottle for Cold Storage Creameries, November 5, 1947. DrawingA0525
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