Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Acorn Stove And Ranges [1881]


The front panel begins at the top with "Acorn Stoves & Ranges" in a brown lettering. In the center of the panel, there is a drawn color illustration of an acorn in the middle of orange and gold flames. Around the flames, there are two oak branches with different colored leaves. At the bottom of the oak branches the manufacturer is listed reading "Rathbone, Sard & Co., Albany, Chicago, Detroit. Below, there is a brown outlined box that contains the phrase "For sale by: Chas F. Bullwinkle, Jefferson, Wis. The back panel starts at the top with the company name and the address at the bottom. Between the name and address, there are calendars for July to December 1881 and January to June 1882. There is the title "Acorn Stoves & Ranges" in the center on a gold band dividing the different calendars. The inside panels begin with the title on the top and then continue with paragraphs describing the product. All the inside text is written in a blue lettering.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Van Benschoten and Countryman, Inc. (Syracuse, N.Y.)

Brand Name: Acorn Stoves & Ranges

Publisher: Rathbone Stove Works (Albany, N.Y. ; Chicago, Ill. ; Detroit, Mich.)


10.8 x 7.9 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Acorn Stove And Ranges [1881]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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