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Book for Receipts Recipe Book
The collection consists of a recipe book titled
Book for Receipts written in England in 1731 by at least two authors--names unknown. Recipes focus largely on delicacies, not on staple meals, and home remedies.
Culinary Pamphlet Collection
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.
English Receipt/Home Remedy Book,
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.
Hertford Receipt Book
This collection consist of a handwritten book from Hertford, England, containing recipes for home remedies, household items, rat poison, cakes, breads, meats, stews, beverages (ales), and more.
Home Remedies Manual
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.
Household Management Ledger,
The collection consists of a daybook containing recipes, household remedies, and household cleaning tips, both handwritten and clipped from newspapers.
Martha L. Johnson Family Papers
Manuscript Receipt/Remedy Book
The Manuscript Receipt/Remedy Book includes directions for desserts and savory dishes, as well as things like boot black, cast iron stove cleaner, and cures for dysentery and hydrophobia, among others.
Milton A. and Marion Osborn Manuscript Receipt Book and Household Library Catalog,
The collection consists of a hand-written receipt book and catalog of the household library, likely kept in the 1870s and 1880s. In addition, there are a few home remedies, some drawings and signatures (Willie Osborn), and what appear to be short journal entries.
This collection includes a journal of an unidentified overseer - possibly Erastus Bishop of Petersburg, Virginia - with names of enslaved people and amount of crops each person picked, including cotton, peas, corn. It also lists when and which enslaved person was sick each day, money obtained for a crop, home remedies for common illnesses, and the journey itinerary for a cargo ship.
- Subject: Traditional medicine X
- History of Food and Drink 10
- Local/Regional History and Appalachian South 4
- Home economics 3
- Civil War 2
- Cookbooks 2
- Women -- History 2
- Ann Hertzler Children's Cookbooks and Nutrition Literature Collection 1
- Artifacts (object genre) 1
- Correspondence 1
- Culinary pamphlets 1
- Food Technology and Production 1
- Ledgers (account books) 1
- Medicine 1
- Montgomery County (Va.) 1
- Pamphlets 1
- Patent medicines 1
- Photographs 1
- Science and Technology 1
- Scrapbooks 1
- Slavery -- United States 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Desertions 1
- Virginia 1 + ∧ less
- Bishop, Erastus R. , b. ca. 1828 1
- Bralley, John, 1797-1866 1
- Figgat, Nancy Godwin, 1835-1919 1
- Hodgkins, Samuel (New York) 1
- Martha L. Johnson family 1