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Manuscript Cookbook collection, 1650–1980 | Morse Department of Special Collections

By Grace Heidebrecht

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Title: Manuscript Cookbook collection, 1650–1980Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Morse Department of Special Collections

Extent: 19.0 Boxes

Subjects: Cookery

Languages: English, French, German, Danish, Hebrew

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Manuscript Cookbook collection includes 106 cookbooks with culinary recipes and home remedies dating from the early 16th century to the late 20th century. The cookbooks originate from various countries, such as Austria (1), Denmark (1), England (25), France (1), Germany (7), Ireland (3), Mexico (5), Palestine (1), Slovakia (1), Switzerland (2), and the United States (42). The books vary in size and shape and are almost exclusively handwritten. Although most are written in English, other languages include German (10), French (2), Danish (1), and Hebrew (1).

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Cookery


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Item 60: Hastings, Mary Page. N/A, early 1800sAdd to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: United States

Number of Pages with Recipes: N/A

Additional Information: Believed to have been given to her by her sister, Olivia Page; handwritten in two hands. Included in Page Family Papers.

Item 61: Lutz, Werner. Livre de Recettes, 1930-1947Add to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: Switzerland

Number of Pages with Recipes: 226

Additional Information: 226p of recipes handwritten in French. Lutz was a professional chef and the first page documents his career through 1947. Seller information available.

Item 62: Unknown Author. N/A, 1851Add to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: England (Wiltshire?)

Number of Pages with Recipes: 36

Additional Information: 31p of handwritten recipes, 5 pages of home remedies (at the back), one insert and an index. Many recipes are attributed. Seller information available.

Item 63: Weigel, Clara. N/A, 1859Add to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Number of Pages with Recipes: 58

Additional Information: 58p of handwritten recipes in English and German. Has several ink illustrations. Seller information available.

Item 64: Hoffman, Therese. N/A, 1837Add to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: Vienna, Austria

Number of Pages with Recipes: 69

Additional Information: Title page with name, date, and place written in different hand. 67 recipes neatly handwritten in German. Two page index at back. Seller information available.

Item 65: Ehardt, Sofie. N/A, 1904-Add to your cart.

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Publication Location: Altensteig Neubollingerhof, Germany

Number of Pages with Recipes: 170

Additional Information: Approximately 170p og recipes in English and German. Some clipped English recipes throughout. First 213p are numbered. In numbered pages there are several entries from August 1904 and one dated Ostern 1910. Index at back. Seller information available.


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