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Litchfield Family Household Ledger,

Identifier: Ms-2013-008

The collection consists of a handwritten collection of recipes, household accounts, and schoolwork from Litchfield family of Abingdon, Virginia. In addition to recipes for pickles and preserving, cakes, puddings, breads, and meats, there are also directions for home products like furniture polish, and lists of greenhouse plants.

Dates: c.1870s-1890s

Norfolk & Western Railway Menus

Identifier: Ms-2013-080

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

Peacock-Harper Culinary History Friends Records

Identifier: Ms-2007-029

This collection contains materials from Peacock-Harper Culinary History Friends, including meeting notes and materials, ephemera, memorabilia, photos, and artifacts relating to the organization and general culinary history. The collection includes records about events hosted or sponsored by the organization, such as the "Chef's Challenge," Artifacts include a woven vest, tote bags, and a framed quote about home economics.

Dates: 1999-c.2019

Porterfield Family Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1990-077

Materials associated with the William and Florence Mae Wren Porterfield family of Giles County, Virginia, consisting of World War II ration stamps, Office of Price Administration ration point tokens, Selective Service classification notices, and receipts.

Dates: 1942 - 1945

Southwest Virginia Counties Collection

Identifier: Ms-2000-092

The 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. Materials in this collection date from 1835-1878.

Dates: 1835 - 1878

Stimmel Distilling Company Form,

Identifier: Ms-2010-028

The Stimmel Distilling Company Form consists of a single form with a price list on one side and an order blank on the reverse.

Dates: c.1915

The Greenbrier (Resort), West Virginia, Menus,

Identifier: Ms-2015-002

The collection contains 12 menus from lunches and dinners at the Greenbrier Resort (White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia) between 1973 and 1976, as well as one from a dinner in 1986.

Dates: 1973-1976, 1986

Virginia Brewing Company Letter,

Identifier: Ms-2013-075

The Virginia Brewing Company letter was written on September 27, 1909 by Louis A. Scholz, President of the company, and Henry Scholz, Secretary and Treasurer of the company requesting support for anti-Prohibition laws in Virginia.

Dates: 1909 - 1909

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