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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 165 Collections and/or Records:

Obenshain Culinary Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-089
Abstract

The Obenshain Culinary Collection contains a variety of recipes, cooking guides, and nutritional information from the 1930s-1980s. All items reside within two series: Notecards and Clippings and Publications.

Dates: c.1930s-1980s

Old Kentucky Distillery Warehouse Receipt,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-057
Abstract

The collection includes a receipt from Old Kentucky Distillery for five barrels of Cherokee Springs whiskey deposited by Bluthenthal & Bickart distillery of Georgia in 1901.

Dates: July 13, 1901

Lynne Olver Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-043
Abstract

This collection contains pamphlets separated from the Lynne Olver Cookbook Collection, as well as some email correspondence related to scholarship by Olver and a personal objects. The pamphlets make up the majority of the collection, represent several hundred different companies, and date from about the 1890s-the early 2000s.

Dates: c.1890s-2015

Milton A. and Marion Osborn Manuscript Receipt Book and Household Library Catalog,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-056
Abstract

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.

Dates: c.1870s-1880s

Parker & Co. Grocers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-141
Abstract

The Parker & Co. Grocers Collection was possibly written some time in the late 19th century by Parker & Co. grocers , who were established in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1822. The colelction includes information on the prices of wine, mineral water, and cigars.

Dates: Undated

Peacock-Harper Culinary History Friends Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2007-029
Abstract

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

S. S. Pierce Co. Order Forms

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-136
Abstract

The S. S. Pierce Co. Order Forms are from the S. S. Pierce Co. grocers and importers in Boston, Massachusetts around May 1st, 1928. The order forms contain information on the prices of products sold at their store, such as ox tongue, chicken, aparagus, and pears.

Dates: 1928

Lt. Col. A. P. Porter Copybook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2001-001
Abstract

The collection includes a copybook and letters written by Union Lieutenant Colonel A. P. Porter in 1862 and 1863 that document the transportation, inventory, and distribution of supply rations during the American Civil War. The letters are written in chronological order within the copybook with about 22 outstanding letters that have been torn from the book, also arranged in chronological order.

Dates: 1862 - 1863

Porterfield Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-077
Abstract

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

Dates: 1942 - 1945

John S. Powers Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-047
Abstract

The collection includes a letter from John S. Powers to Nellie E. Williams on November 23, 1862 and a sprig from a boxwood tree. Powers letter includes a personal description of conditions in Alexandria, local sites, and news.

Dates: 1862 - 1862