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Object ID 000202

Object Name Richelieu Coffee

Object Desc 3 pounds. Richelieu Coffee Roasted Steel Cut. Our Best grade. roasted and packed by Sprague, Warner & Company Chicago, Illinois U.S.A. Purity Pioneers Quality Food for the Table. How to make good coffee. coffee pot method, percolatodrmethod, etc

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000088

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General Category History

Category Coffee/Tea


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Richelieu (brand),coffee,Sprague, Warner, & Co.,beverages,cans,tins,

Title Richelieu Coffee

Description 3 pounds. Richelieu Coffee. Roasted Steel cut. Our Best Grade. Roasted and Packed by Sprague, Warner & Company. Chicago, Illnois U.S.A. there are metal dots that make out 840. Purity Pioneers Quality for the table. How to Make Good Coffee: Coffee Pot method, Percolator method, Drip Process Coffee: For the Glass Coffee Maker.This enterprise, which started on State Street, was founded during the Civil War by Albert A. Sprague and Ezra J. Warner. famous for house brands such as “Richelieu” and “Batavia.” at first called Sprague Warner-Kenny Corp. after /nathan Cummings acquired the co., After changing its name in 1945 to Consolidated Grocers, Cummings's company became the Consolidated Foods Corp. in 1953. In 1956, the company bought the Kitchens of Sara Lee,In 1985, the company changed its name from Consolidated Foods to the Sara Lee Corp.,


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Height 10

Length 0

Width 5.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Sprague, Warner, & Co.

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY000088



Date FEB 6,2013

Summary Fair/Poor

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes Lid is dusty and there is some left over tape stick and rust spots. On the body of the container there are many brown stains and there are at least 5 pieces of tape. There are also other marks some are pink and others are white and green.


Date FEB 6,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit from Appliance store - automatic entry by admin