Object ID 002305
Object Name Monarch Chili Powder
Object Desc small spice tin, white and gold label with blue font and a lion. no clear front or back, marker writting on one side.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY001775
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 4, Shelf 14
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End Year Range
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords Monarch (brand),chili powder,Reid, Murdoch & Co,spices,tins,cooking,
Title Monarche Chili Powder
Description Small spice tin, white lable with blue lettering and a lion. No clear front or back, gold decoration near the top and bottom.
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Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Reid, Murdoch & Co.
Maker Details Several of the entities that comprised what is now US Foods started in the 19th century. Monarch Foods, for example, traced its roots to Reid-Murdoch Co., a Dubuque, Iowa, company founded in 1853 to provision wagon trains heading west. Reid-Murdoch was a major sponsor of the "The Teenie Weenies" comic strip.
Date MAY 25,2014
Notes Lable is in good condition, minimal discoloration and few tears. legible. pen writting on one side. Slight rusting by the seems at the top and bottom of the container.
Date AUG 29,2014
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 14 from Room 4, Shelf 3 - automatic entry by admin