History of Food & Drink Collection Manuscripts

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History of Food & Drink Collection Manuscripts

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HFDMss

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While Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil was marketed until the 1940s and 1950s, the particular trade card in this collection most likely dates to the late…
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The collection consists of an advertisement from the Lowenbach Brothers liquor distributors in Alexandria, Virginia, c.1910s. The flyer includes…
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A bound volume of recipes, handwritten or clipped from newspapers. The recipes are in no particular order and include main dishes, sides, and some…
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A recipe book handwritten in German. The book is broken up into sections, but only about one-third contain recipes. Most of the recipes are in the…
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This collection consists of a recipe book bearing the name of Sallie Wilson of Liberty, Virginia. The small book contains more than 100 recipes,…
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The Hertford Receipt Book is a recipe book written in Hertford, England (a county town of Hertfordshire) from 1800 to 1833. The recipes were…
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The materials in the Ivanhoe, Virginia, Moonshine Still Glass Plate Collection include the glass plate and two black and white prints. The plate…
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The collection consists of an illustrated scrapbook, detailing the set up for a household, possibly compiled for a new bride or a school assignment.…
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The Myers Bros. and Co. Trade Card shows a Confederate soldier swapping tobacco with a Union soldier in exchange for a bag of coffee.
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The Virginia Brewing Company letter was written on September 27, 1909 by Louis A. Scholz, President of the company, and Henry Scholz, Secretary and…
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Single-page advertising flyer for J. E. Cooley, merchant, New York, NY, dated 1863. Flyer lists prices for a wide range of grocery items, including…
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The collection contains a single hand-made ribbon-bound manuscript entitled, A Novel Recipe “How to Cook a Husband.” The book’s recipe instructs…
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Recipe book written in England in 1731. At least two authors-names unknown. Recipes focus largely on delicacies, not on staple meals, and home remedies.
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Recipe book containing hand-written recipes for soups, salads, puddings, cookies, cakes, icings, and biscuits. Date, location, and full author name remain unknown.

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