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Kammerer Family Business Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-079
Abstract

This collection consists of the family business papers, primarily of John Kammerer and his son, Joseph Kammerer. In addtion, there is material from George W. Jones (likely a business parter or associate) and genearl corresponse relating to the family businesses. Materials date from 1842 to 1914, thought most items are from before 1900.

Dates: 1842 - 1914

License for the Tankersley Tavern at the Charlotte Court House in Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-003
Abstract

This collection contains a copy of a license for the Tankersley Tavern in Charlotte County, Virginia. The document is dated February 5th, 1799.

Dates: 1799

Thomas Lilley Distilling Account

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-064
Abstract

The Thomas Lilley Distilling Account contains a record of rum distilling kept on a repurposed printed Virginia Militia inventory return.

Dates: 1820 - 1821

Los Angeles Modern Bartending School Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-007
Abstract

The Los Angeles Modern Bartending School Collection includes two bartending guides for students. The untitled “Bartender’s Guide” is likely from the 1930s, around 1935 and is presumed to be the first edition. It contains information on wines & wine service, bar preparation and maintenance, spirits, and cocktail recipes. The "277 Standard/100 Tropical Recipes" is a 1944 revised edition and includes cocktail recipes in two sections.

Dates: c.1930s, 1937/1944

Lowenbach Brothers Price List,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-006
Abstract

The collection consists of an advertisement from the Lowenback Brothers liquor distributors in Alexandria, Virginia, c.1910s.

Dates: c.1910s

Norfolk & Western Railway Menus

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-080
Abstract

The collection contains breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack, and beverage menus from the Norfolk & Western Railway, as well as two unused carbon copy checks for Norfolk & Western Railway's Dining Car Service.

Dates: ca. late 1940s-1960s

Old Kentucky Distillery Warehouse Receipt,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-057
Abstract

The collection includes a receipt from Old Kentucky Distillery for five barrels of Cherokee Springs whiskey deposited by Bluthenthal & Bickart distillery of Georgia in 1901.

Dates: July 13, 1901

Lynne Olver Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-043
Abstract

This collection contains pamphlets separated from the Lynne Olver Cookbook Collection, as well as some email correspondence related to scholarship by Olver and a personal objects. The pamphlets make up the majority of the collection, represent several hundred different companies, and date from about the 1890s-the early 2000s.

Dates: c.1890s-2015

Parker & Co. Grocers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-141
Abstract

The Parker & Co. Grocers Collection was possibly written some time in the late 19th century by Parker & Co. grocers , who were established in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1822. The colelction includes information on the prices of wine, mineral water, and cigars.

Dates: Undated

Shropshire, England, Farm and Household Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-066
Abstract

This collection contains a household and farming ledger owned by a Shropshire, England family, dating 1832-1867. Two articles and a letter report the discovery of coal in Shropshire. The ledger also contains financial records, notes on wine making and farming, instructions for care of cattle and pest control, and various receipes and remedies.

Dates: 1832 - 1867

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Campbell, Frank Leslie, 1898-1979 1