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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 96: Henrietta. Cook Book, c1900Add to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: Unknown

Number of Pages with Recipes: N/A

Additional Information: 51 handwritten recipes, many attributed to neighbors, relatives, and friends. Numerous blank pages. Cloth-backed marbled boards, paper cover label.

Item 97: Unknown Author. N/A, 1875Add to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: Barnstable, MA

Number of Pages with Recipes: 105

Additional Information: 96p of recipes, 9p of rear recipes and advice, wine lists, etc. 3/4 Calf and mottled boards. Entirely culinary recipes. Some recipes taken from cookbook writers like Mrs. Parloa.

Item 98: Guied, E.C. Receipts for Pickles, Preserves and Potted Meats, and Puddings, c1877Add to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: Massachusetts

Number of Pages with Recipes: 24

Additional Information: Miniature. 9p of recipes with blank pages at rear. Small blue wrappers, title written in ink on front cover.

Item 99: Unknown Author. Manuscript Recipe Book: Price of Goods, c1900Add to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: United States

Number of Pages with Recipes: 94

Additional Information: 60p of recipes plus 34p price of goods and labor. Professional operation recipes for large amount of people, possibly US Army. Some offset from mold to a few pages. Period calf.

Item 100: Fisher, Mrs. Frank P. Recipe Book, 1854Add to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: Oswego, NY

Number of Pages with Recipes: 21

Additional Information: Manuscript culinary recipes in neat hand. Period 3/4 calf and Marbled boards. Chipping to spine ends, rubbing to covers. Easily legible pre-Civil War recipes. Owner's name, place, and date on front free endpaper.

Item 101: Rogers, R.L. Manuscript Recipe Book, c1894Add to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: Moorestown, NJ

Number of Pages with Recipes: 60

Additional Information: 60p of manuscript recipes, about half from Mrs. Roer and half "Lessons in Cooking given by Miss Belden at Temple College, commenced Jan. 28, '94" Some illustrations of recipes showing technique or anatomy. 1/4 calf (replaced with electrical tape) and Mottled boards.

Item 102: Looney, Anna M. Manuscript Recipe Book, c1920Add to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: Pennsylvania

Number of Pages with Recipes: 277

Additional Information: Large ledger book filled with hundreds of manuscript recipes, newspaper clippings, measures and kitchen advice. 3/4 leather and cloth with pictpral cover label. Anne Looney was born in Ireland but immigrated to the United States in 1880. Handwritten table of contents in front- accurate. Few loose pages.


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