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Object ID 002834

Object Name Old Time- Home Made Fanny Farmer Candies

Object Desc A rectangular white box made of two pieces, base ans lid. There is also a newspaper clipping inside about the origional Fanny Farmer.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002596a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Candy


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 1

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords candy,chocolate,boxes,Fanny Farmer,

Title Old Time- Home Made Fanny Farmer Candies

Description A white box with base, CMY2596a, and lid, CMY2596b. The base is simply white. The lid has a gold border with a woman's portrait on the left side. The box says "Old Time- Home Made Fanny Farmer Candies." The statue of liberty is pictured on the front panel and a homestead on the back. Inside is a newspaper clipping about the origional Fanny Farmer.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.7

Length 9.3

Width 4.6

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Fanny Farmer Candies

Maker Details Fanny Farmer was started in Rochester, New York by Frank O'Connor in 1919 and grew to over 400 stores before being bought and consolidated. In 1992 the Archibald Candy Company acquired the brand[3] and its 200 retail stores in the northeastern United States) as a sister brand to its own Fannie May candies.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2596a-b



Date DEC 17,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Carly Sass

Notes There is some edge wear and freyng to the base of the box.