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History of Food and Drink

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Use this heading for collections that relate to the History of Food and Drink Collection, the Peacock-Harper Collection, the Ann Hertzler Children's Cookbook and Nutritional Literature Collection, the Cocktail History Collection, the Food Technology and Production Collection, and any materials related to social, economic, and domestic aspects of food and drink history.

Found in 118 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Rule Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-011
Abstract

Letter written by Joseph Rule from his camp at Petersburg, Virginia, December 15th, 1864 to his friend Silas. Letter details Rule's Company B, 50th New York Engineers involvement in the December, 1864 raid on the Weldon Railroad which was a major supply line for Robert E. Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.

Dates: 1864

Sallie Wilson Recipe Book, n.d. (Ms2009-002)

 Digital Work
Identifier: Ms2009-002_WilsonSallie_Recipe

Southwest Virginia Counties Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2000-092
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1783 - 1878

Spring Housekeeper's List

 File
Identifier: Ms-2019-025
Abstract

The Spring Housekeeper's List is from a store called Francisco in Danville, VA. It includes a list of food offerings and varieties, some with prices.

Dates: n.d.

St. Francis Hotel (San Francisco, CA) Liquor Store Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-021
Abstract

The collection contains a scrapbook of images from the liquor store window at the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, California. The collection likely dates from about the 1950s, though none of the items are specifically dated.

Dates: c.1950s

Daisy Starbird Manuscript Cookbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-003
Abstract

The collection includes a manuscript cookbook containing recipes, home remedies, and crochet instructions written in several different hands.

Dates: c. 1905

State/Regional Home and Agricultural Publications,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-040
Scope and Content

The collection contains publications on topics including, but not limited to: war-time food use and victory gardens, home planning and organization, food and cooking, home demonstration, and household management. Although the emphasis in on Virginia state and local agencies, materials may also originate from around the United States.

Dates: 1934-present

Stimmel Distilling Company Form,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-028
Abstract

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

Sweet 'N Low and Butter Buds Promotional Materials,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-058
Abstract

The collection includes promotional materials for two Cumberland Packing Corporation Products: Sweet 'N Low and Butter Buds from 1979-1985.

Dates: 1979 - 1985