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"Book for Receipts" Recipe Book,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-024
Abstract

The collection consists of a recipe book written in England in 1731. At least two authors-names unknown. Recipes focus largely on delicacies, not on staple meals, and home remedies.

Dates: 1731

Cocktail Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-027
Abstract

The Cocktail Ephemera Collection is a collection that was created in 2013. The collection consists of materials in a variety of formats (i.e., postcards, pamphlets, and adverstising ephemera) relating to the history of the cocktails, spirits, and wine, dating from the about the 1870s to the present.

Dates: c.1870s-2000s

Culinary Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-028
Abstract

The Culinary Ephemera Collection was established in 2013. The collection consists of materials in a variety of formats (postcards, menus, children's activities, advertising pamphlets, and more) that relate to food, nutrition, and medicine, dating from the early 19th century to the present.

Dates: c.1900s-2000s

Culinary Pamphlet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-002
Abstract

The collection includes small publications and pamphlets created and distributed by culinary, appliance, and food-related companies from about the 1870s to the 1990s. Most pamphlets contain advertisements, recipes, product information, testimonials, or some combination of all four.

Dates: c. 1870s-1990s

Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil Trade Card

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-064
Abstract

The Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil trade card is an advertisement for a cure-all serum marketed most popularly during the Victorian era. This particular trade card was distributed by James Aumann, M.D.—a druggist and chemist from Wytheville, Virginia.

Dates: [c.1875-1940?]

English Receipt/Home Remedy Book,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-013
Abstract

The collection contains a handwritten book of English recipes and home remedies, with the last few pages devoted to a description of quilting designs and a "list of plate in use" for 1838.

Dates: c.1830s-1840s?

Hertford Receipt Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-027
Abstract

This collection consist of a handwritten book from Hertford, England, containing recipes for home remedies, household items, rat poison, cakes, breads, meats, stews, beverages (ales), and more.

Dates: 1800 - 1833

Home Remedies Manual,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-073
Abstract

This collection is a circa 1921 home remedies manual created by Samuel Hodgkins, a New York farmer. The manual contains recipes for making household items like paint and illness remedies for both humans and horses.

Dates: c. 1921

Household Management Ledger,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-085
Abstract

The collection consists of a daybook containing recipes, household remedies, and household cleaning tips, both handwritten and clipped from newspapers.

Dates: n.d.

Manuscript Receipt/Remedy Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-006
Abstract

The Manuscript Receipt/Remedy Book includes directions for desserts and savory dishes, as well as things like boot black, cast iron stove cleaner, and cures for dysentery and hydrophobia, among others.

Dates: n.d.