History of Food and Drink
Found in 118 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Burnett's Wheat Fan Instructions was printed in Salem, Virginia in September 1851, and it contains directions on how to use C. M. Burnett's patent beveled wheat fan.
The collection includes biographical information about the life and career of Janet L. Cameron, a food and nutrition specialist with the Virginia Cooperative Extension from 1931-1964. Most of the collection consists of publications written by Cameron and others.
This collection includes wine bottle labels collected by Frank Campbell, an entomologist with the National Academy of Science - National Research Council, and a manuscript draft of his European travel memoir, titled "Better Late."
This collection consists of a recipe book containing printed and handwritten recipes compiled by Katherine G. Cary. Recipes include soups, breads, fish, salad dressing, sauces, pickles, and more.
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.
This collection includes a Recipe book containing hand-written recipes for soups, salads, puddings, cookies, cakes, icings, and biscuits. The date, location, and full author name remain unknown.