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Object ID 001673

Object Name Washburn's Fancy Peas box

Object Desc Unopened and full cardboard box of Washburn's Fancy Peas. Red and Blue with plastic window on front to see peas.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001975

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 15

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range 1959

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Washburn's Fancy Peas,Washburn-Wilson Seed Co.,peas,boxes,food,

Title Washburn's Fancy Peas box

Description Unopened and full cardboard box of 1lb of peas. Blue and red on brown paper. Lid has text, "Washburn's / fancy / Peas / Quick Cooking" Writing in pencil on top. On front text, "Washburn's / fancy / Peas". Below at center at diamond shaped window with plastic covering showing peas inside. On bottom edge of front text, "Quick / Cooking / Washburn - Wilscon Seed Co., Moscow, Idaho." Left side of box has list of other products. Right side of box has ad for free recipe booklet. Back of box has two recipes inside a rectangular shape with "Washburn-Wilson Seed Co. / Moscow, Idaho" written at bottom edge. Bottom lid is the same as the top lid.


Approx Collection Date

Height 6

Length 0

Width 3.5

Depth 2.25

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Washburn-Wilson Seed Co.

Maker Details Located in Moscow, Idaho. Company was purchased by the Dumas Seed Company in 1959 after the company went bankrupt.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1975



Date MAR 6,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Does still have food inside. Box is worn with creases and dents on the edges. On left side at top, paper is pushed in and crinkled. On front side wear along top edge. On right side of box tear in paper at right edge just above center. On back of box, stain at left edge near top. Right corner is crinkled and creased. Top of box is dirty and discolored. Writing in pencil has smudged. Bottom of box is worn and dirty.


Date MAR 6,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 1 from Room 7, Shelf 11 - automatic entry by admin

Date MAY 27,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 24 from Room 4, Shelf 1 - automatic entry by admin

Date JUN 13,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 15 from Room 7, Shelf 24 - automatic entry by admin