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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Certification of Subscription
Certificate of Subscription, Owens Bottle-Machine Company
Chemical bottle
Van Scoy Chemical Co., Serial No. 8795, Mt. Gilead, Ohio.
Cherry St. Bridge
A visionary sketch of the Cherry Street bridge. The handwritten notation on the top reads: Cherry St. Bridge - never completed as planned and shown in picture.
Cologne bottle
Shaped like an automobile wheel.
Cologne bottle
M.S.A. or France, made in several colors including opalescent white, very scarce
Cologne bottle
To one I love. Shaped like a hand
Colonial spirits, imported - English
Gardner Collection, 2739.
Commemorative bottle
20th GCD Plant, O-I #24 Mansfield, Mass. 2/24/75. 3 copies in Box 251; 1 copy in Box 266; 3 copies in Box 331. A total of 7,200 were produced.
Commemorative bottle
1969 Convention, San Francisco, 50th Anniversary, National Soft Drink Association. 2 copies in Box 250, one copy in Box 260
Commemorative bottle
1972 NSDA Convention, Chicago, ILL.
Commemorative bottle
1956 ABCB Convention, Cleveland.
Commemorative bottle
1962 ABCB Convention, Atlantic City, NJ.
Commemorative bottle
1974 NSDA Convention, Atlantic City, 25th Anniversary. 4 copies. A 5th copy in Box 265
Commemorative bottle
NSDA 1970 Convention, Philadelphia, PA. 3 copies
Commemorative bottle
NSDA 1968 Convention, Detroit. 3 copies
Commemorative glass
Inauguration de la Nueva Planta, de Owens-Illinois, de Cura, S.A. en San Jose de las Lajas, Junio 15 de 1956.

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