Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Cumberland Bone-Phosphate Co.

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The front cover of the pamphlet features a brown and white drawing of three flowers in a decorative design that encompasses title text reading Cumberland Bone-Phosphate Co., and below that, Portland, 191 Middle St., And Boston, Farlow Building, Works: Boothbay Harbor, Maine. In the upper right corner is the date, 1893. The back cover features the continuation of the drawing on the front cover, in particular adding a stalk of sweet corn. The cover is a fold-over design, with a third section featuring a drawing of the head of a deer or elk, below which is additional text reading For Sale By Northrop Bros., Sheldon, Vt. Eighteen inside pages begin with The Story Of Sweet Corn, followed by a section on Cumberland Fertilizers. Coming after these information pages are blank ones for each month of the year, memoranda, cash-account, and addresses.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Cumberland Fertilizers

Publisher: Cumberland Bone-Phosphate Co. (Portland, Me. ; Boston, Mass.)


18 p.

16.5 x 9.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Cumberland Bone-Phosphate Co.. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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