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Object ID 001409

Object Name Glendora Coffee can

Object Desc Small, metal and paper cylinder with label. Small lid with fits into top of can.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001876a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Coffee/Tea


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 11

Object Date

Start Year Range 1920s

End Year Range 1940s

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords coffee,Glendora Products Company,tins,cans,beverages,promotional items,

Title Glendora Coffee can

Description Small, metal and paper cylinder. A- lid is circular, metal and fits into top of can. B- Can is with cardboard sides, round. Has a paper label around sides. Blue with white and gold accents. Text reads, "Sample / Glendora / Brand" at top. At center in white oval, "Coffee". At bottom, "Roasted and Packed By / Glendora Products Co. / Warren, PA." Back of label has text, instructions on making coffee and description of product.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3.38

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 2

Circumference 6.75

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details includes lid

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Glendora Products Company

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1876a-b



Date FEB 6,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Lid cannot be removed from can. Metal is tarnished and has rust at bottom edge. Label is wrinkled. Brown stain on front by "Coffee". Metal is scrached. Bottom side appears to be a foil coated cardboard. Scratched on bottom.


Date FEB 6,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date FEB 6,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4 from H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date FEB 7,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 11 from Room 4 - automatic entry by admin



Date FEB 6,2014

Notes Glendora Products Co. was based in Warren, PA. They prepared and packaged food from Smith & Horton Company.

Date FEB 6,2014

Notes Product would have been used as a sample, not for resale.