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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:

"Cooking Recipes" Recipe Book

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms2008_023_CookingRecipes_RecipeBook

J. E. Cooley [New York] Advertising Broadside,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-007
Abstract

Single-page advertising flyer and price list for J. E. Cooley, grocer, New York, NY, dated 1863.

Dates: 1863

Bettie D. Cramer Manuscript Book,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-062
Abstract

The collection consists of a manuscript receipt book created by/belonging to Bettie D. Cramer of Wheeling, West Virginia, c. 1883. The notebook contains recipes, housekeeping tips, and elocution exercises.

Dates: c. 1883-1884

Culinary Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-028
Abstract

The Culinary Ephemera Collection was established in 2013. The collection consists of materials in a variety of formats (postcards, menus, children's activities, advertising pamphlets, and more) that relate to food, nutrition, and medicine, dating from the early 19th century to the present.

Dates: c.1900s-2000s

Culinary Pamphlet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-002
Abstract

The collection includes small publications and pamphlets created and distributed by culinary, appliance, and food-related companies from about the 1870s to the 1990s. Most pamphlets contain advertisements, recipes, product information, testimonials, or some combination of all four.

Dates: c. 1870s-1990s

De Laval Separator Company Brochures

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-050
Abstract

The collection contains a letter and broadside advertisement for De Laval Cream Separators, addressed to Mr. S. D. Stokes of Roanoke, Virginia, dated February 2, 1925, as well as a pamphlet for "The De Laval Cream Separator 'No. 10'."

Dates: 1925, n.d.

Joseph G. Dill Letter to Daniel C. E. Brady

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-044
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter from Joseph G. Dill to Daniel C. E. Brady, written from Richmond, Virginia, on May 30, 1862. Dill writes Brady on a variety of topics including recent war news, the challenges of sending mail through conflict zones, a recent fishing party, the warther, and the price of goods.

Dates: 1863

Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil Trade Card

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-064
Abstract

The Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil trade card is an advertisement for a cure-all serum marketed most popularly during the Victorian era. This particular trade card was distributed by James Aumann, M.D.—a druggist and chemist from Wytheville, Virginia.

Dates: [c.1875-1940?]

Educational Cookery Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-032
Abstract

The Educational Cookery Collection includes flyers, pamphlets, cooking school catalogs, recipes, menus, cookery lessons, and other ephemera relating to cookery and education, dating from the 1880s to the 1960s.

Dates: 1880-1969, n.d.