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.

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Memorandum
A memo accompanying the binder with photograph of Seagate four, by Ruth Manges to Mrs. Dorothy Keller. intra-company communication
Downtown Revitalization
A map showing areas of the Downtown Revitalization plan. The date of revision is 4-1-82; the map is part of the Briefing Book on Downtown Revitalization authored by John N. Graham
Owens-Illinois Day (City)
A proclamation of Owens's-Illinois Day (May 22, 1979) signed by Toledo Mayor Doug DeGood. Part of the Briefing Book on Downtown Revitalization authored by John N. Graham
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
Commemorative glass
O-I FPD Tomahawk Wisconsin Mill Expansion dedication, May 1979.
Artist's rendering of One Seagate
Artist's rendering of the new Owens-Illinois headquarters, One Seagate.
Commemorative glass bottle
O-I Forest Production Plant No. 25, Volney, New York, May 23 1977.
Commemorative bottle
1974 NSDA Convention, Atlantic City, 25th Anniversary. 4 copies. A 5th copy in Box 265
Flask
Concentric Ring Eagle, handmade reproduction of historical flask made by New England Glass. O-I 1973
Commemorative glass
O-I Gas City, Indiana 1892-1972, 80th year of Continuous Glassmaking. 2 copies
Commemorative bottle
1972 NSDA Convention, Chicago, ILL.
Commemorative glass
Official Plant Opening, Jasper Plywood Plant-FPD Div. Wood Prod., Dec. 18, 1971. 2 copies
Commemorative glass
O-I FPD Union City, California, Official Opening May 1971.
Commemorative glass
O-I Annual Service Award 1971 Treasures of Time. 2 copies in Box 341
Commemorative glass
Moonshot Apollo 11. O-I Glass to Celebrate Man on the Moon July 20, 1969
Commemorative glass
O-I FPD Corrugated Box Plant, Milan, Michigan, Official Opening June 1969.
Photographs of Bahamas operations
Photographs of the sugar cane operations on Great Abaco Island, Bahamas, 1969. The efforts of O-I to replace its timber operation with a sugar cane factory in the Bahamas was largely unsuccessful, and ultimately cost the company $22 million.
Commemorative bottle
1969 Convention, San Francisco, 50th Anniversary, National Soft Drink Association. 2 copies in Box 250, one copy in Box 260
Photographs of Bahamas operations
Photographs of the sugar cane operations on Great Abaco Island, Bahamas, 1969. The efforts of O-I to replace its timber operation with a sugar cane factory in the Bahamas was largely unsuccessful, and ultimately cost the company $22 million.
Commemorative glass
L.B. Johnson and A.N. Kosygin Summit Meeting, Holly Bush, Glassboro Stat College, Glassboro, NJ, June 23 and 25 1967. 5 copies in box 274

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