Object ID 002674
Object Name Whitman's Library Package
Object Desc Book-shaped box by Whitman's Chocolates.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002377
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 4, Shelf 1
Start Year Range 1916
End Year Range 1930
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords Whitman's,Chocolate,Candy Box,Little Leather Library,Boxes,
Title Whitman's Library Package
Description Book-shaped chocolate box by Whitman's, made in cooperation with the Little Leather Library Corporation in 1916. "Whitman's Chocolates embossed on cover with a small image of a dragon embossed just below. When opened, the other side of the cover reads, "Whitman's Library Package" at the top, and has a list of their other packages printed below. Paper cover for the box just to the right has a list of 'contents' which are the different types of chocolates found inside.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Measurements taken of object standing upright.
Place of Origin
Maker Details Whitman's is one of America's largest and oldest brands of boxed chocolates. Whitman's confections have been produced since 1842, originally by Stephen Whitman in Philadelphia and currently by Russell Stover Candies. The Whitman's Sampler, an assortment of boxed chocolates, is still popular.
Date JUL 24,2014
Assessor Ben Locke
Notes Moderate to heavy edgewear throughout. Multiple tears are present as well. Interior has several small water stains.
Date JUL 24,2014
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 1 from Room 4, Shelf 20 - automatic entry by admin