Object ID 003078
Object Name Medicated Merit Powder
Object Desc A tin canister of powder.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002771
General Category History
Category Personal Care
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 3, Shelf 4
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords powders,tins,Meritt Chemical Co.,
Title Medicated Meritt Powder
Description A white, blue, and silver canister with the image of a trophy on the front. The front lists active ingredients, and the Good Housekeeping seal of approval. The back of the tin lists manufacturer information, claims, and directions.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Meritt Chemical Co., Inc.
Maker Details Distributed multiple foot powders through Greensboro, North Carolina.
Maker Mark Meritt Chemical Co., Inc.
Date MAR 7,2015
Assessor Christine Jankowski
Notes The tin has tarnished at the top and bottom, and a little bit on the body of the canister. Some smudges on the back.
Date AUG 1,2015
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 4 from Room 3 - automatic entry by admin