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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:

"Book for Receipts" Recipe Book,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-024
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1731

"Book for Receipts" Recipe Book

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms2008_024_BookForReceipts_RecipeBook

Bridges & Sanders, New River Nursery Receipt,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-051
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1874 - 1874

Burnett's Wheat Fan Instructions,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-078
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1851 - 1851

Janet L. Cameron Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-021
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1931 - 2001

Frank Leslie Campbell Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1980-005
Abstract

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."

Dates: 1953 - 1979

Katherine G. Cary Manuscript Recipe Book,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-005
Abstract

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.

Dates: c.1915?

Cocktail Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-027
Abstract

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.

Dates: c.1870s-2000s

"Cooking Recipes" Recipe Book,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-023
Abstract

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.

Dates: n.d.