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Object ID 003655

Object Name Scotch Brand Oats

Object Desc Cardboard cylindrical container with yellow label. Has picture of a man with bagpipes on the front and reads "Quick Cooking Scotch Brand Oats"

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003275

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date SEP 25,2015


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Scotch brand oats,Quaker Oats Company,oatmeal,food container,

Title Scotch Brand Oats

Description Cardboard cylindrical container with yellow label. Container is unopened and full. On the front side of the label is a picture of a man with bagpipes and the text "Quick Cooking Scotch Brand Oats Made by The Quaker Oats Company". On the back are directions for preparation with a border of flowers. The top has !$ cents stamped on it.


Approx Collection Date

Height 7

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 4

Circumference 12.5

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Quaker Oats Company

Maker Details Founded in Chicago, IL in 1877 by Henry Parsons Cromwell.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3275



Date SEP 25,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Julia Kunas

Notes Container is still unopened and full. Label is slightly faded from age and there are some water stains on the top and bottom.


Date SEP 25,2015

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date SEP 25,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit from H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit - automatic entry by admin