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Object ID 002222

Object Name Floridale Creamery Butter box

Object Desc Rectangular cardboard box for Floridale Creamery Butter distributed by the Panama Creamery Company. Off-white in color with blue ink on exterior.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002119

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

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Floridale Creamery Butter,butter,boxes,Panama Creamery Company,cooking,baking,Sutherland Paper Co.,

Title Floridale Creamery Butter box

Description Rectangular cardboard box for 1 pound of butter, 4 sticks. Off-white with blue ink. Waxy coating on interior and exterior of paper. On front side of box text "Fancy / Floridale / Creamery Butter". Back is the same, but upside down. Top side of box has text with desciption of how to store butter. On left and right sides there is the same text, but on left is upside down "4 1/4' / Floridale / Fancy / Creamery Butter". Bottom of box has block of text with manufacturer information at bottom "Panama Creamery Company / Distribotrs / Panama City, Florida" On interior flap at left and right sides is the box's manufacturer mark, Sutherland Paper Co. Kalamazoo, Michigan.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.5

Length 0

Width 5

Depth 2.5

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Quantity 0

Material paper


Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Sutherland Paper Co.

Maker Details Kalamazoo, Michigan. Manufacturered the box.

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Image Caption CMY2119



Date MAY 18,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Possible foxing or mold on interior and exterior - reddish dots throughout. Very minor wear on edges of box and corners. Minor scraches on exterior. Blue ink is lightly faded. Box is discolored and yellowed. On left side of box crease just below center running horizontally. On right side of box dent and crease at right edge just above center. Flaps on right side of box are worn and fragile. Top exterior flap is torn at fold through a few layers of paper. Interior of box is discolored with suface scratches.


Date MAY 18,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 24 from Room 7, Shelf 8 - 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