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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:

El Mirador Hotel Cocktail Menu

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-040
Abstract

This collection contains an undated cocktail menu for the South Pacific Room of the El Mirador Hotel. The menu's cover depicts South Pacific art and the El Mirador Hotel name. On the inside the menu shows colorful depictions of the cocktails offered by the hotel bar. The name and price of each drink is written below the drink depictions.

Dates: n.d.

English Receipt/Home Remedy Book,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-013
Abstract

The collection contains a handwritten book of English recipes and home remedies, with the last few pages devoted to a description of quilting designs and a "list of plate in use" for 1838.

Dates: c.1830s-1840s?

Evaporated Milk Association Pamphlet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-033
Abstract

The Evaporated Milk Association Pamphlet Collection consists of a binder of pamphlets explaining evaoprated milk and the benefits of its use and consumption. The binder was sent as a group to libraries and includes two introductory letters, 26 pamphlets, and 4 scientific reports, the majority of which date from about the 1920s.

Dates: 1924-c.1929

Timothy Fletcher House Expense Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-080
Abstract

This collection contains three items pertaining to Timothy Fletcher between the years of 1825 and 1833: a home expense ledger filled mostly with foodstuff purchases running from 1825 to 1833 and two papers dating to 1832, selling personal effects such as books, maps, and furniture.

Dates: 1825 - 1833

Food Advertisement Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-020
Abstract

The Food Advertisement Collection consists of single page advertisements for a variety of food products, largely pulled from magazines. Items dates from 1894 to 1962, with the majority from the 1910s-1940s.

Dates: 1894 - 1962

Food and Agricultural Education Information System Reports

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-094
Abstract

The collection contains statistical data compiled by the Food and Agricultural Education Information System regarding college enrollment and degrees in such majors as Agriculture, Family and Consumer Science, Forestry, Home Economics, and Renewable Natural Resources.

Dates: [1981]-2001

Gary Ann Giovanni Culinary Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2006-011
Abstract

This collection includes the papers of Gary Ann Giovanni, a chef, caterer and cooking teacher active in Blacksburg, Virginia. The collection contains records, menus, and recipes from her catering jobs and from the cooking classes she taught for the local YMCA Open University. Also includes material related to the various community organizations for which Gary worked or volunteered, and some material associated with her sister, poet Nikki Giovanni.

Dates: 1997 - 2004

Mrs. C. H. Hales Recipe Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-047
Abstract

The collection contains a recipe book, likely created by Mrs. C. H. Hales, possibly of Portland, Oregon.

Dates: n.d.

Handwritten Recipes on Thompson, De Hart & Co. Letterhead

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-048
Abstract

The collection consists of a sheet of letterhead from Thompson, De Hart & Co. of Portland, Oregon, with several handwritten recipes, likely from about the 1880s.

Dates: c.1880s

Handwritten/Compiled Recipe Book (Portland, Oregon)

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-059
Abstract

The collection consists of a binder with compiled, handwritten and typed recipes, almost all of which are for pickles, relishes, and a few other pickled, canned, or preserved items.

Dates: n.d.