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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

De Laval Separator Company Brochures

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-050
Abstract

The collection contains a letter and broadside advertisement for De Laval Cream Separators, addressed to Mr. S. D. Stokes of Roanoke, Virginia, dated February 2, 1925, as well as a pamphlet for "The De Laval Cream Separator 'No. 10'."

Dates: 1925, n.d.

Joseph G. Dill Letter to Daniel C. E. Brady

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-044
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter from Joseph G. Dill to Daniel C. E. Brady, written from Richmond, Virginia, on May 30, 1862. Dill writes Brady on a variety of topics including recent war news, the challenges of sending mail through conflict zones, a recent fishing party, the warther, and the price of goods.

Dates: 1863

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?]

Educational Cookery Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-032
Abstract

The Educational Cookery Collection includes flyers, pamphlets, cooking school catalogs, recipes, menus, cookery lessons, and other ephemera relating to cookery and education, dating from the 1880s to the 1960s.

Dates: 1880-1969, n.d.

El Mirador Hotel Cocktail Menu

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-040
Abstract

This collection contains an undated cocktail menu for the South Pacific Room of the El Mirador Hotel. The menu's cover depicts South Pacific art and the El Mirador Hotel name. On the inside the menu shows colorful depictions of the cocktails offered by the hotel bar. The name and price of each drink is written below the drink depictions.

Dates: n.d.

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?

Evaporated Milk Association Pamphlet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-033
Abstract

The Evaporated Milk Association Pamphlet Collection consists of a binder of pamphlets explaining evaoprated milk and the benefits of its use and consumption. The binder was sent as a group to libraries and includes two introductory letters, 26 pamphlets, and 4 scientific reports, the majority of which date from about the 1920s.

Dates: 1924-c.1929

Timothy Fletcher House Expense Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-080
Abstract

This collection contains three items pertaining to Timothy Fletcher between the years of 1825 and 1833: a home expense ledger filled mostly with foodstuff purchases running from 1825 to 1833 and two papers dating to 1832, selling personal effects such as books, maps, and furniture.

Dates: 1825 - 1833

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Cocktail History Collection 19
Cocktails -- History 19
Food Technology and Production 19
Local/Regional History and Appalachian South 18
Folk, historical, and patent medicine 13
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German 1
 
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Virginia Cooperative Extension (1995-) 4
Virginia Cooperative Extension Service 4
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 3
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 3
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 3
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National Biscuit Company 2
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 2
Alwood, William Bradford, 1859-1946 1
American Egg Board 1
Atlas Flour Mills (Milwaukee, WI) 1
Ballard and Ballard Company (1880-1951) (Louisville, KY) 1
Barton, JoAnn 1
Bernard Food Industries (Evanston, Illinois) 1
Bluthentahl & Bickart (1880-1919) (Georgia) 1
Brady, Daniel C. E. (Daniel Charles Elliott), 1821-1878 1
Bralley, John, 1797-1866 1
Bridges & Sanders. New River Nursery 1
Brown, Alexander W. , 1878-? 1
Burnett, C. M. 1
Cameron, Janet L., 1904-1986 1
Campbell, Frank Leslie, 1898-1979 1
Carter, Zoonomia D. Hoxey, fl.1840s-1850s 1
Cary, Katherine Roy Gordon, b.1895 1
Cramer, Bettie (Elizabeth?) D., b. abt. 1838? 1
Cumberland Packing Corporation 1
Cushen, Helen 1
De Laval Separator Company 1
Dill, Joseph G., 1828-1886 1
Evaporated Milk Association 1
Figgat, Nancy Godwin 1
Fletcher, Timothy, 1779-1864 1
Forman, Elvira Jane Hanna, 1837-1905 1
Giovanni, Gary Ann, 1940-2005 1
Godwin, Ann 1
Greenbrier (White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.) 1
Hertzler, Ann A., 1935-2014 1
Hodgkins, Samuel (New York) 1
Hotel Roanoke 1
Hotel St. Francis (San Francisco, Calif.) 1
J. E. Cooley, General Commission Merchant (New York, (N.Y.)) 1
J. H. Filbert, Inc (1917-1986) 1
Johnson, Alice Webb 1
Jordan, Joseph V. (Los Angeles Modern Bartending School) 1
Keyes, Ralph 1
LactAid, Inc 1
Ladies Monumental Association (Columbus, Mississippi) 1
Litchfield, Elizabeth Pannill Pierce, abt. 1844-1892 1
Litchfield, Mary Louisa, abt. 1828-1906 1
Loomis, Julia 1
Los Angeles Modern Bartending School (before 1965) (Los Angeles, CA) 1
Lowenbach Brothers (Alexandria, Va.) 1
McBryde, Cora Bolton, 1839-1920 1
McCormick & Co. (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Myers Bros. & Co (Richmond, Va.) 1
National Printing & Engraving Company (U.S.) 1
Norfolk and Western Railway Company (1896-1982) 1
Noyes, William H. (William Hazen), b. abt. 1841 1
Old Kentucky Distillery (c.1880-1919) (Louisville, Kentucky) 1
Olver, Lynne, d.2015 1
Osborn, Marion (Shipley), b. abt. 1842 1
Osborn, Milton A. (Milton Ackerman), 1844-1890 1
Peacock Harper Culinary Friends 1
Porter, A. P. 1
Powers, John S., 1844-1864 1
Quality Chemical Company 1
Ross, Alice, 1930- 1
Rule, Joseph 1
Scholz, Henry 1
Scholz, Louis A. 1
Starbird, Daisy B. (Brunswick, Maine) 1
Stimmel Distilling Company (Norfolk, Va) 1
Sykes, Mrs. Turner 1
The Virginia Brewing Company (1889-1916) (Roanoke, Va.) 1
Thomas family (Baltimore, Maryland) 1
Thomas, Alice Whitridge 1
Thompson, Mary L. (Mary Lippard) 1
Tippett, William S. , b. 1836 1
United States. Agricultural Research Service 1
United States. Bureau of Internal Revenue 1
United States. Department of Agriculture 1
United States. Department of Health and Human Services 1
United States. Division of Home Economics 1
United States. War Food Administration 1
W. Atlee Burpee Company 1
Wildasin, Bertha R. 1
Williams, Nellie E., d.1886 1
Wilson, Sallie 1
Windle, Marion 1
Woman’s Christian Temperance Union 1
Woman’s Christian Temperance Union of Virginia 1
Woodward, Junius, b. abt. 1846/1847-1921 1
Zorn, Henry 1
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