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Collection RC0401 - Walter M. Lowney Company of Canada collection

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Walter M. Lowney Company of Canada collection

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RC0401

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  • 1926-1952 (Creation)

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6.5 cm of textual records and graphic material

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Walter M. Lowney Company of Canada (1883-[19--])

Administrative history

The Walter M. Lowney Company, an American candy and chocolate manufacturer, renowned especially for the Cherry Blossom, was founded in 1883 in Boston. The company operated a series of chocolate stores and also published cookbooks. A Canadian branch of the company was in operation sometime in the 1890s. A factory was built in Montreal in 1905, and there were also Canadian offices in Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, and Vancouver. The Canadian branch is now owned by Hershey Canada Inc., a subsidiary of The Hershey Company.

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The collection consists of the following: 12 price lists (1926-1937), 5 dinner programmes primarily for company executives (1928-1952), 1 b&w photograph of company executives (1938), 2 product packages pamphlets, a salesmen’s convention pamphlet (1924), a b&w photograph of a display of company products, 1 letter (1940), and a poster for Lowney’s Husky Brazil chocolate bar.

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The collection (49-2008) was acquired from Morris Norman in August 2008.

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RC0401

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