Mrs. C. H. Hales Recipe Book
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a recipe book, likely created by Mrs. C. H. Hales, possibly of Portland, Oregon. The cookbook is undated and the contents do not provide any hints as to when it may have been created, as most recipes are unattributed. However, the recipes represent a wide variety of foods, and Mrs. Hales created a manual index at the front. There are recipe for candies, soups, fish, poultry, meats, pasta, vegetables, salads, breads, pickles, preservers, desserts, and even a few cocktails.
In addtion to Mrs. Hales' handwritten recipes, the recipe book contains some printed sources and seperate scraps of paper.
The collection is open for research.
Permission to publish material from Mrs. C. H. Hales Recipe Book must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
The collection contains a recipe book, likely created by Mrs. C. H. Hales, possibly of Portland, Oregon.
The Mrs. C. H. Hales Recipe Book was purchased by Special Collections in April 2015.
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Mrs. C. H. Hales Recipe Book was completed in October 2017.
- Mrs. C. H. Hales Recipe Book, n.d.
- Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
- 2017 (CC0 1.0)
- Language of description
- Script of description
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