History of Food and Drink
Found in 107 Collections and/or Records:
The Agricultural Ephemera Collection was established in 2015. The collection consists of materials in a variety of formats (advertisements, order forms and blanks, postcards, clippings, and more) that relate to agriculture, farming, livestock, and poultry & fowl, dating from the late 19th century to the present.
William Bradford Alwood was a professor of horticulture, entomology, and mycology at Virginia Tech (1891-1904) and fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. His collection includes research papers, theses, brochures, and notebooks on such subjects as cider, wine making, grapes, and pellagra.
This collection contains a variety of American Egg Board publications, such as recipe cards and information brochures.
The collection consists of an illustrated scrapbook, detailing the set up for a household, possibly compiled for a new bride or a school assignment.
The collection contains a series of cabinet card advertisements for the Altas Flour Mills of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, probably from the early part of the 20th century.
The collection includes a string of cardboard cut-out advertisements for Ballard's Obelisk Flour and a booklet with recipes and cooking tips from the Ballard and Ballard Company. In addition, it has a small pocket mirror with an advertisement on the back.
The Bartender's Cocktail Mixing Notebook [San Francisco, CA] contains typed cocktail recipes with directions for their creation in a small binder. Different sections include lesson plans for specific types of drinks, suggesting this was used in a bartending school or for bartending instruction.
The collection consists of a recipe book written in England in 1731. At least two authors-names unknown. Recipes focus largely on delicacies, not on staple meals, and home remedies.
The collections contains a receipt for D. S. Peirce dated September 18, 1874, for the purchase of apples from the New River Nursery in Jackson's Ferry, Wythe County, Va.