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Durham Coffee and Spice Company collection

 Collection — Folder: S1969
Identifier: S1969

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a picture and advertising card from Durham Coffee and Spice Company in Lafayette, Indiana.


  • circa 1877-1891

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Administrative History

Durham Coffee and Spice Company of Lafayette, Indiana, was incorporated in March 1887 and manufactured coffee reputed to be known for its "cleanliness, strength and fine flavor." The coffee was never sold ground nor in bulk. It was available through all grocers.

"Durham Coffee & Spice Company". Lafayette, Indiana City Directory, 1891. Retrieved 2014/07/30.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 1998 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid created 2014/07/30 by Edythe Huffman.
Durham Coffee and Spice Company collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.