The Beatrice Starch Manufacturing Company

The NSHS Archives holds a small collection relating to the Beatrice Starch Manufacturing Company of Beatrice, Nebraska. The collection consists of a minute book which records minutes of meetings, by-laws, stockholder information, etc. Also included are photocopies of a corn starch box label.

Beatrice Corn Starch label (RG4568.AM)

Recipes from Beatrice Corn Starch label (RG4568.AM)

 

The label includes various recipes that can be made using Beatrice Corn Starch.

Recipes from Beatrice Corn Starch label (RG4568.AM)

 

The minute book dates from 1895-1896, but the company was first established in 1889.

Beatrice Starch Manufacturing Company minute book (RG4568.AM)

 

The Nebraska History Museum’s collections also include various labels and advertisements for the company.

Label for Beatrice Gloss Starch (NSHS 11257-14)

Advertisement for Beatrice Corn and Gloss Starch (NSHS 9188-41-(119))

 

For more information about the collection, contact the NSHS Library.

Tom Mooney – Curator of Manuscripts

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