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This silver iced tea spoon was made by the Meriden Britannia Company. The pattern name is "Cromwell," popular with the Fred Harvey Company and many railroads. This spoon is engraved with the "Fred Harvey" name on the handle. It was given to the Museum by Joan George, who worked for Fred Harvey at both the Bisonte Harvey House in Hutchinson and the Topeka Harvey House and lunch counter.
Creator: Meriden Britannia Company
Date: between 1925 and 1940
Item Number: 220969
KSHS Identifier: 1976.40.5
Business and Industry - Railroad - Companies - Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
Business and Industry - Railroad - Rolling stock - Dining cars
Business and Industry - Services - Food and drink - Restaurants - Harvey Houses
Collections - Museum
Date - 1920s
Date - 1930s
Date - 1940s
Objects and Artifacts - Tools & Equipment for Materials - Food Service - Spoon - Iced Tea
People - Notable Kansans - Harvey, Fred
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts