Owens-Illinois, Inc., Company Records, MSS-200

This large collection of records encompasses the entire history of Owens-Illinois, Inc. Included is a large historical bottle collection, as well as photos, annual reports, sales, and marketing catalogs for the various brands owned by Owens-Illinois, Inc.; the personal papers of various Owens-Illinois, Inc. executives; illustrations of various Owens-Illinois, Inc. plants; and audio-visual materials. The collection also includes information pertaining to the numerous companies that have either been incorporated into or created from Owens-Illinois, Inc., including the Owens Bottle Company, Owens Bottle Machine Company, National Container, Libbey-Owens-Ford, and Illinois-Pacific Glass.

Collection finding aid

Articles of Incorporation
Articles of Incorporation of Owens Bottle-Machine Company
Chemical bottle
Van Scoy Chemical Co., Serial No. 8795, Mt. Gilead, Ohio.
Owens-Illinois Day (State)
A proclamation of Owens's-Illinois Day (May 22, 1979) signed by Ohio State Governor James A. Rhodes. Part of the Briefing Book on Downtown Revitalization authored by John N. Graham
Seagate Four construction site
A view of completed Seagate Four from the Owen-Illinois building.
Seagate Hotel
Planned hotel. Part of the Briefing Book on Downtown Revitalization authored by John N. Graham