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Object ID 003766

Object Name Berry's Seed packets

Object Desc 4 green and brown packets for apple, prize collection, red clover lot, and clover seeds.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003372a-d

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Agriculture


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Hardware Store

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords seed packets,Berry's seeds,Iowa,gardening,food,seed,

Title Berry's Seed packets

Description Green and brown seed packet containers. Rectangular shaped. Still has the seeds inside of them. Coupon costs 25 cents. Green curved trim on two of the packets, while another is completely green, and the last is half green, half brown.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.25

Length 3

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Berry Seed Company

Maker Details Located in Clarinda, Iowa. Has been around since at least 1906 (newspaper ads), and was founded in 1885. Only has one retail store open today.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMy3372a-d



Date OCT 15,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes Crinkled paper. Some brown spots on the front. The flaps holding the seeds inside of the packaging are folded over.


Date OCT 15,2015

Summary Status change

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

Date OCT 15,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Hardware Store from Room 3, Shelf 3 - automatic entry by admin