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Object ID 002223

Object Name Point Reyes Creamery Butter box

Object Desc Rectangular cardboard box for Point Reyes Creamery butter. Light yellow with blue ink. Photograph of lighthouse.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002120

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

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords butter,Point Reyes Creamery,boxes,cooking,baking,Fiberboard Products Inc.,

Title Point Reyes Creamery Butter box

Description Rectangular cardboard box. Light yellow in color with blue ink. Contained 1 pound of butter. Front and back sides have photographic image of the Point Reyes Station lighthouse. At right is text "Point Reyes / Creamery / Pasteurized / Butter". Top and bottom sides are the same but opposite facing "Net Weight One Pound / Manufactured by / Point Reyes Dairymen's Association / Point Reyes Station, Calif.". Left and right sides are identical with a "1" on each side of text "First / Quality / Butter". On right side the lower flap has makers mark for box Fiberboard Products Inc California. Inside is beige in color.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3.13

Length 0

Width 7

Depth 1.5

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0

Material paper


Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Point Reyes Dairymen's Association

Maker Details Point Reyes Station, California Box manufacturer: Fiberboard Products Inc., California

Maker Mark Lower tab on left flap


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Image Caption CMY2120



Date MAY 18,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Edges are worn and creased. Discoloration and staining on edges. On front side, black spots at right edge. On top side of box tear at lower left corner. Crease at upper right corner. On left side of box, wear and fraying of cardboard at lower left corner. On right side of box, loss at upper edge near right corner with creasing in paper. White sticker with ink on it at lower right corner, loose at top corners. Back side of box is creased along top edges about 4" horizontally. Bottom of box is worn and stained along edges. At right large crease in paper and box is pushed inward. On left side of box, interior flap at top is torn about 1/2".


Date MAY 18,2014

Summary Status change

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

Date MAY 18,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 24 from Tobacco Exhibit North 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