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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.
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.
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.
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.
This collection contains a daybook maintained by S. P. Hite Company, a manufacturer and distributor of patent medicines operating in Roanoke, Virginia, during the early 20th century.
This item is a bottle label for
Nye's Genuine Eye Water, prepared by A. H. Nye of Emory, Virginia. The label states directions for proper use and storage of the product. Label also has a depiction of the product bottle on the left side of the paper.
- Subject: Patent medicines X
- History of Food and Drink 4
- Local/Regional History and Appalachian South 3
- Advertisements 2
- Ann Hertzler Children's Cookbooks and Nutrition Literature Collection 2
- Culinary pamphlets 2
- Ephemera 2
- Food Technology and Production 2
- Pamphlets 2
- Postcards 2
- Account books 1
- Advertising cards 1
- Beer 1
- Children -- Nutrition 1
- Cocktail History Collection 1
- Cocktails -- History 1
- Games 1
- Health 1
- Medicine 1
- Menus 1
- Nutrition 1
- Puzzles and games 1
- Science and Technology 1
- Traditional medicine 1
- Wine and wine making 1
- World War, 1939-1945 1 ∧ less
- Nye, A. H. 1
- S. P. Hite Company 1