Culinary Ephemera Collection, c.1900s-present (Ms2013-028)

Title

Culinary Ephemera Collection, c.1900s-present (Ms2013-028)

Subject

History of Food and Drink
Ann Hertzler Children's Cookbooks and Nutrition Literature Collection
Children--Nutrition
Ephemera
Nutrition
World War II
Advertisements
Postcards

Description

The Culinary Ephemera Collection was established in 2013. The collection consists of materials in a variety of formats that relate to food and nutrition, dating from the early 19th century to the present (although many of the materials are undated). Materials include: advertising and promotional materials for food products, games and other children's activities, menus from restaurants and events, pamphlets on nutrition and health topics, notecards inspired by food products and food publications, and postcards.

Date

c.1900-

Identifier

Ms2013-028

Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Culinary Ephemera Collection, Ms2013-028, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Rights Holder

Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Collection Tree

Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_EagleBrand_1885a.jpg

Some companies have a long history. Eagle Brand (now part of Borden, Inc.), was advertising condensed milk for a variety of uses at least as early as…
Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_StoreyBunnell_1.jpg

These two trade cards were advertisements for Storey & Bunnell, who shipped oysters around the east coast of the United States in the early 20th…
Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_Craighills_1897a.jpg

This trade card for a sarsaparilla compound, was produced by a company based in Lynchburg, Va.
Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_Mellins_Anderson_a.jpg

Mellin's Food Company produced baby food, as well as nutritional foods for invalids. These represent a few of the Mellin's trade cards in the Culinary…
Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_QuakerOats_Rockies_1893a.jpg

In the late 19th century, Quaker Oats produced a series of collectible trade cards featuring lithograph landscapes and scenes from America. These two…
Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_ArmHammer_BeautifulBirds_38a.jpg

Arm & Hammer (part of Church & Driwght Co.) produced multiple series of trade cards in the early 20th century, including ones featuring birds,…
Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_LibbyMcNeill_AllsWell.jpg

This is a series of Shakespeare-inspired Libby, McNeill & Libby trade cards in the larger Culinary Ephemera Collection.
Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_HorsfordBaking_a.jpg

These are a few of the Horford Baking & Phosphate trade cards in the larger Culinary Ephemera Collection.
Ms2013-028_LawrencePrinting_a.jpg

J. F. Lawrence Printing Company (Chicago) prospectus
The J. F. Lawrence Printing Company operated at least from about 1890 until at least 1913. This…
Ms2013_028_GarfieldTea.jpg

Garfield Tea (Stillman Remedies Co.) table top advertisement, 1880s, likely c.1885?

At the earliest, this item probably dates to around 1885, four…

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