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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 M2703 square cream top milk bottle, August 1, 1949. DrawingA0723
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M2704 rect. qt. cream top milk bottle, March 29, 1948. DrawingA0724
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M4202 pint sour cream jar, October 18, 1950. DrawingA0801
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M4203 pint sour cream jar, October 18, 1950. DrawingA0802
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M4204 pint sour cream jar, October 18, 1950.DrawingA0803
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M4205 pint sour cream jar, October 18, 1950. DrawingA0804
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M4206 pint sour cream jar, October 18, 1950. DrawingA0805
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M4300 Bowman cheese jar, November 25, 1946. DrawingA0806
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M4301 12-oz sour cream jar, October 18, 1950. DrawingA0807
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M4302 special 12-oz jar for Meadow Gold cottage cheese, June 28, 1947. DrawingA0808
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M4303 12-oz sour cream jar, October 18, 1950. DrawingA0809
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M4304 12-oz sour cream jar, September 19, 1947. DrawingA0810
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M4304 12-oz sour cream jar, September 19, 1947. DrawingA0811
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M4305 one trip cottage cheese jar, April 20, 1949. DrawingA0812
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M4400 1/2 pint sour cream jar, October 19, 1950. DrawingA0813
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M4401 1/2 pint sour cream jar, October 19, 1950. DrawingA0814
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M4402 cap seat sour cream jar, March 6, 1948. DrawingA0815
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M4404 1/2 pint sour cream jar, May 4, 1949. DrawingA0816
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M4405 1/2 pint cheese jar, February 26, 1951. DrawingA0817
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M4406 1/2 pint sour cream jar, April 14, 1949. DrawingA0818
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M4408 6 1/2-oz cheese jar for Lacto Milk Products Corp., May 20, 1949. DrawingA0819
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M4409 8-oz. special cheese jar for Elmhurst Cream Co., October 25, 1950. DrawingA0820
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M4500 725 gramos milk bottle, August 29, 1944. DrawingA0821
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M4501 725 gramos milk bottle, January 23, 1948. DrawingA0822
Technical drawing for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Co.'s model M4502 946 gramos milk bottle, December 20, 1946. DrawingA0823
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