Manuscript Cookbook [Mid-Atlantic Region?],
Scope and Content
The collection consists of a manuscript cookbook that includes a series of recipes dating from approximately 1840-1915. The recipes are characteristic of those found in the Mid-Atlantic region, including recipes for "Johnny Cakes", "Honey Cakes", and "Cruellers." Also included in the cookbook are recipes for wine, syrups, baked goods, and preservation and pickling instructions. Pasted amongst the recipes are newspaper clippings featuring advice columns and published recipes. Additional hand-written recipes have been pasted within the pages.
Collection is open for research.
Permission to publish material from Manuscript Cookbook [Mid-Atlantic region?] must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
The collection consists of a manuscript cookbook that includes a series of recipes dating from approximately 1840-1915.
Manuscript Cookbook [Mid-Atlantic Region?] was purchased by Special Collections in September 2012.
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Manuscript Cookbook [Mid-Atlantic Region?] was completed in October 2012.
- Manuscript Cookbook [Mid-Atlantic Region?], c.1840s-1915?
- Hannah Bochain, Student Assistant, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
- © 2012 Virginia Tech. All rights reserved.
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