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Object ID 000231

Object Name Maxwell House Coffee

Object Desc Round based metal tin. Teal blue, with red lettering, says, "Maxwell House Coffee." Lid is removable. Other writing on tin in black, like instructions.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000100a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Coffee/Tea

Source CMY100

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords coffee,Maxwell House (brand),tins,beverages,cans,

Title Maxwell House Coffee

Description A rich Delicious Blend of grade coffee for. Fresh and stays fresh in this super vacuum can. "Good to the Last Drop" Maxwell House Coffee. High Grade Regular Grind. One Pound Net Weight. Vita-Fresh 1. A matchless blend roaster freshness, A Perfect Grind.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 5

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Round metal tin of consistent diameter.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Maxwell House

Maker Details Maxwell House reg U.S. Pat. Off. Nashville, Tenn. Maxwell House Division of General Foods Corporation. Brooklyn, NY, Houston, Texas, Los Angeles, California, Jackson, Fla.Maxwell House is a brand of coffee manufactured by a like-named division of Kraft Foods. Introduced in 1892, it is named in honor of the Maxwell House Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. For many years until the late 1980s it was the largest-selling coffee in the U.S. In about 2007 it was second behind Folgers.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY000100a-b

Description Coffee tin


Date FEB 8,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes Lid rusty . Scrtatches/exposed metal good condit. brown stains on the back.