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Object ID 002224

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 # CMY002121

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

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords butter,Point Reyes Creamery,boxes,cooking,baking,

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 CMY2121



Date MAY 20,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Overall, exterior is yellowed on edges. Discoloration and staining on edges. On top side of box creases in paper at center and right, lower edge is pushed inward. On front of box photograph image of lighthouse at left is faded. On back side of box staining and discoloration on edges. Dent at top edge at left on bototm of box. On left side of box there is a rectangular white price sticker with writing in ink. On right side of box the top flap is creased and worn at fold. Inner fold are worn.


Date JUN 13,2014

Summary Location change

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