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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 170 Collections and/or Records:

Household Management Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-085
Abstract

The collection consists of a daybook containing recipes, household remedies, and household cleaning tips, both handwritten and clipped from newspapers.

Dates: n.d.

How to Cook a Husband Manuscript Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-079
Abstract

This collection consists of a book entitled, A Novel Recipe “How to Cook a Husband,” ca. 1880. Intended for newlywed women, the book’s popular recipe contains metaphors that compare treating a husband well to cooking a good meal.

Dates: ca. 1880

Ivanhoe, Virginia, Moonshine Still Glass Plate

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-028
Abstract

This collection contains a glass plate with the image of a moonshine still near Ivanhoe, Virginia, c.1932. There are also two black and white prints from the plate.

Dates: c.1932

J. H. Filbert Inc. Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-061
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-079
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-044
Abstract

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

 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

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-050
Abstract

The collection consists of a recipe book handwritten in German.

Dates: n.d.