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History of Food and Drink

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 162 Collections and/or Records:

J. H. Filbert Inc. Collection,

Identifier: Ms-2013-061

This collection includes coupons and promotional materials for the food products of J.H. Filbert Inc., dating from the late 1950s.

Dates: c.1958

Kammerer Family Business Collection

Identifier: Ms-2022-079

This collection consists of the family business papers, primarily of John Kammerer and his son, Joseph Kammerer. In addtion, there is material from George W. Jones (likely a business parter or associate) and genearl corresponse relating to the family businesses. Materials date from 1842 to 1914, thought most items are from before 1900.

Dates: 1842 - 1914

Ralph Keyes Papers

Identifier: Ms-2021-044

This collection contains 5 boxes of research files, subject files, and papers relating to food, appliances (especially toasters), household, and food culture. The bulk of the materials are not clearly dated, but were likely collection between the 1980s and early 2000s.

Dates: likely between the 1980s and early 2000s

Kitchen Equipment Collection

Identifier: Ms-2023-002
Abstract This collection includes five series of kitchen equipment, Housewares, Kitchen Appliances, Kitchen Accessories and Designs, Ranges, Stoves, and Ovens, and Other items. Items range from the Antebellum era to the early 2000s. The majority of items are from the United States, with some pieces from Canada, England, France, Germany, and Spain. Items include sales and promotional materials such as catalogs, product cookbooks, brochures, trade cards, coupons, handbills, broadsides, and billheads....
Dates: 1847 - 2003

"Koch-Recepte" German Recipe Book

Identifier: Ms-2009-050

The collection consists of a recipe book handwritten in German.

Dates: n.d.

LactAid, Inc., Collection

Identifier: Ms-2011-008

The collection contains a promotional folder from LactAid, Inc., including information on products and samples.

Dates: 1984, n.d.

Ladies Monumental Association [Columbus, Mississippi] Receipt,

Identifier: Ms-2013-045

The collection consists of a receipt for the Ladies Monumental Association in Columbus, Mississippi, for the purchase of oysters, ice, and express freight of the order. The purchase totalled $36.40 and is signed by the supplier, Henry Zorn.

Dates: 1873 - 1873

Mrs. W. D. Lake Handwritten Recipe Book

Identifier: Ms-2022-051

This collection includes a handwritten recipe book from around 1910, possibly belonging to Mrs. W. D. Lake of Illinois. The book includes many pages of different types of recipes, such as baked goods, meats, vegetables, desserts, sauces, and more.

Dates: ca. 1910