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Colonel William Christian Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Records,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2014-013
Abstract

The Colonel William Christian Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Records contain administrative papers, memorabilia, documents relating to community work, and correspondence from the now disbanded Christiansburg, VA, chapter. Papers date from the mid 1930s to the 1990s.

Dates: 1935-1990s

Elledge Culinary Ephemera Collection

 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

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-068
Abstract

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

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.

The Little Cook Book Featuring Little Recipes for Little Girls and Children's Cooking Set

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-065
Abstract

This collection contains a toy cooking set featured in the 1937 Sears Christmas Wish Book, along with a companion cookbook for young girls, The Little Cook Book Featuring Little Recipes for Little Girls by Leone Ann Heuer, a Sears, Roebuck and Co. cooking expert.

Dates: [ca. 1937]

Macon County, Alabama, Household and Recipe Book,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-088
Abstract

The Macon County, AL household book keeps: a variety of recipes and outline of duties for enslaved people. Entires within the book range from 1858 to 1918. Within the pages of the book, there are also a variety of letters and clipped articles kept in a scrapbook fashion.

Dates: 1842 - 1918

National Agricultural Publications,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-022
Abstract

The collection contains United States Department of Agriculture, War Food Administration, and other national agency publications from the early 20th century to the present day.

Dates: 1917-present

Jean Phillips Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1998-026
Abstract

Papers--including professional correspondence, book promotional materials, and two biographical essays--of Jean Allen Phillips, professor (1969-1985) of human nutrition and foods at Virginia Tech.

Dates: 1966 - 1986

Southwest Virginia Counties Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2000-092
Abstract

The Southwest Virginia Counties Collection includes correspondence, manuscript memoranda and recipe books, and family papers from the Godwin, Young, Trevey, Williams and other families of Botetourt, Rockbridge, and Roanoke Counties.

Dates: 1824 - 1885

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