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Object ID 001410

Object Name Augusta's Ground Coffee box

Object Desc Yellow, rectangular cardboard box with red text on all sides. Sealed close.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001877

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Coffee/Tea


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 12

Object Date

Start Year Range 1920s

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords coffee,Augusta Grocery Company,beverages,boxes,

Title Augusta's Ground Coffee box

Description Small, rectangular cardboard box. Red print on all sides. At top and bottom edges "Price 5 Cents". On left and right edges lists instructions. On front and back "Augusta's / Special Blend / Ground Coffee / Cereal and Chicory / Noted For Its Strength, Fine Flavor And Aroma / Packed by / Augusta Grocery Co., / Augusta, GA" Box is sealed, but empty.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3.75

Length 0

Width 2.5

Depth 1.31

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Augusta Grocery Company

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1877



Date FEB 6,2014

Summary very good

Assessor BN

Notes The box is sealed, but empty. Not sure if it was sealed after coffee was used, sold empty, or sealed at a later time. Edges are worn with small creases. On top side there is a stain in the upper left corner. On back side there is a dent near top edge at center. Stain at right edge near corner.


Date FEB 6,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4 from Room 4, Shelf 1 - automatic entry by admin

Date FEB 7,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 12 from Room 4 - automatic entry by admin

Date FEB 27,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 12 from Room 7, Shelf 12 - automatic entry by admin