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Culinary Pamphlet Collection

Identifier: Ms-2011-002

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

Identifier: Ms-2013-050

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

Identifier: Ms-2017-044

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

Identifier: Ms-2009-064

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 H. S. Aumann, M.D., a druggist and chemist from Wytheville, Virginia.

Dates: [c.1875-1940?]

Edith Luke Household Ledger

Identifier: Ms-2022-052

This collection includes a household ledger from the estate of Edith Luke(?). A note on the inside cover reads "Geo. Parker my father." The notebook contains multiple ledgers, handwritten and clipped recipes, household accounts, and prayers. The notebook contains a number of different handwritings, so it may have been used by a variety of family members.

Dates: ca. 1890-1899

Educational Cookery Collection

Identifier: Ms-2017-032

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

Identifier: Ms-2015-040

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.

Elledge Culinary Ephemera Collection

Identifier: Ms-2023-009
Abstract This collection includes twenty-four series of culinary ephemera, and they are organized by food and appliance. Items range throughout the twentieth century and into the early twenty-first century, with majority of items undated. Most items are pamphlets that include recipes, health and nutrition guides, short stories, and appliance instructions. Other items include catalogues, newspaper and magazine clippings, stickers, and food pyramid pins. Materials provide insight into consumer culture,...
Dates: 1939 - 2004

S. Maria Elliott Family Collection

Identifier: Ms-2022-068

This collection contains the personal papers of the Elliott and Elliot family of Massachusetts. Materials relate to the professional and personal lives of S. Maria Elliott and her family members, especially Rev. Moses Elliot [sic] and Richard M. Elliott.

Dates: 1826 - 1942

English Receipt and Home Remedy Manuscript Book

Identifier: Ms-2022-073
Abstract This collection contains a leather bound English receipt and home remedy book, dating 1665-1704. The book's contents include food recipes for various wines, desserts, and meals, as well as treatment for agues, pains, and various illnesses. Loose papers within the collection contain more recipes and a love poem. Several names inside the front cover, along with different handwritings, suggest the book may have at least two owners: "Madam White" and Mrs. Ashworth. A typed transcription of the...
Dates: 1665 - 1704

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American Egg Board 1
Atlas Flour Mills (Milwaukee, WI) 1
Aumann, James H. S. 1
Ballard and Ballard Company (1880-1951) (Louisville, KY) 1
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Barton, Mart, 1879-1962 1
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Brown, Alexander W. , 1878-? 1
Brown, J. A. (Deputy tax collector, Martinsville, Va.) 1
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C. E. Sydnor & Co. (Richmond, Va.) 1
Cameron, Janet L., 1904-1986 1
Campbell, Frank Leslie, 1898-1979 1
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Cary, Katherine Roy Gordon, b.1895 1
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Cumberland Packing Corporation 1
Cushen, Helen 1
De Laval Separator Company 1
Dill, Joseph G., 1828-1886 1
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Elliott, S. Maria (Sophronia Maria), 1854-1942 1
Evaporated Milk Association 1
Figgat, Nancy Godwin, 1835-1919 1
Fletcher, Timothy, 1779-1864 1
Food and Agricultural Education Information System (Texas A & M University) 1
Forman, Elvira Jane Hanna, 1837-1905 1
Giovanni, Gary Ann, 1940-2005 1
Giovanni, Nikki 1
Greenbrier (White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.) 1
Hauser Institute of New York City 1
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Hertzler, Ann A., 1935-2014 1
Heuer, Leone Ann 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
Kammerer, Joseph 1
Keyes, Ralph 1
LactAid, Inc 1
Ladies Monumental Association (Columbus, Mississippi) 1
Lake, W. D., Mrs. 1
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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
Luke(?), Edith 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
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Read, Thomas 1
Ross, Alice, 1930- 1
Rule, Joseph 1
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