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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:

Myrtle Creek, Oregon, Recipe Book,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2016-001
Abstract

The collection includes a book of recipes compiled from the Myrtle Creek, Oregon area sometime in the late 19th Century or early 20th Century.

Dates: late 19th-early 20th century

National Agricultural Publications,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-022
Abstract

The collection contains United States Department of Agriculture, War Food Administration, and other national agency publications from the early 20th century to the present day.

Dates: 1917-present

National Biscuit Company Package Catalog

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-019
Abstract

The collection contains a single package catalog for the National Biscuit Company. Although the catalog is not dated, one item is from June 1931, suggesting the catalog is from about that time. It includes labels for more than forty crackers, cookies, and other snack items, and the back pages include sample display racks for stores.

Dates: c.1930s

National Biscuit Company Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-018
Abstract

The collection consists of a single black and white photograph of a group of National Biscuit Company salesman and delivery drivers posed outside of a factory. Most of the men are carrying cracker display units and the trucks in the background are advertising Uneeda Biscuits. The photograph is not dated.

Dates: n.d.

National Biscuit Company Salesman's Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-017
Abstract

The National Biscuit Company Salesman's Collection consists of materials for the use of National Biscuit Company salesman, including blank order forms, a student’s training guide, and a package catalog. Although none of the materials are dated, they may date from about the 1930s, possibly earlier. The order forms and student record book are empty, but a pasted in newspaper at the back of the packaging catalog suggests this may have been used by a salesman in Maine.

Dates: c.1930s?, n.d.

"National Diary" Recipe Book,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-051
Abstract

The collection includes a daily diary containing handwritten and news-clipping recipes, possibly from 1914.

Dates: [1914?]

Norfolk & Western Railway Menus

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-080
Abstract

The collection contains breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack, and beverage menus from the Norfolk & Western Railway, as well as two unused carbon copy checks for Norfolk & Western Railway's Dining Car Service.

Dates: ca. late 1940s-1960s

William H. Noyes Letter,

 File
Identifier: Ms-2015-049
Abstract

The William H. Noyes Letter includes a description of the climate, food price and availability, the camp set up, and a hand drawn map in correspondence to his family.

Dates: 1861 - 1861

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