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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 103: Blake, Mrs. Frank D. N/A, 1866Add to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: Black Creek, South Carolina

Number of Pages with Recipes: 98

Additional Information: 36p blank pages. Disbound in loose signatures and leaves, small rips and pieces torn away from first leaf, stained throughout from use. "Southern Cooking Immediately After the Civil War."

Item 104: Unknown Author. N/A, c1838Add to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: Unknown

Number of Pages with Recipes: N/A

Additional Information: Cook book was prepared before August 28, 1838 and used in the family until May 1940. Small blue book, no binding.

Item 105: Haren, Jenna C. N/A, 1873Add to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: Rean's County, NY

Number of Pages with Recipes: N/A

Additional Information: Partially used as a receipt book in another hand.

Item 106: Panama Rose. The Hashish Cookbook, 1966Add to your cart.

Publisher: Gnaoua Press

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Number of Pages with Recipes:20

Additional Information: Printed cookbook, along with sketches of illustrations and additional copies of pages in book posted on cardstock.

Item 107: Unknown Author. N/A, c1800sAdd to your cart.

Publisher: Unknown

Publication Location: Unknown

Number of Pages with Recipes: 44

Additional Information: Written in German. Leather backed paste paper boards, front cover ink stained, binding sound, on laid paper; undated ca. early 1800s.140 numbered recipes, approximately 73 unnumbered. Many with recipe source (largely just a few names).

Item 108: Unknown Author. N/A, c1900sAdd to your cart.

Publisher: Unknown

Publication Location: Possibly near Munich

Number of Pages with Recipes: 32

Additional Information: Written in German in one or two hands. Floral pastepaper boards, taking up the first 32 pages of a larger notebook. Recipes on front and back, generally one or two recipes per page. Two recipes and an index laid in- one on the rear of a 1942 magazine page from Munich during World War II.

Item 109: Unknown Author, N/A, c1900sAdd to your cart.

Publisher: Unknown

Publication Location: Unknown

Number of Pages with Recipes: 75

Additional Information: Mexican cookbook written in Spanish in one or two hands, ca. early 20th century. 75 pages of recipes, most recipes taking a page or two, a few with 2 per page. Many chicken recipes along with fritters, desserts, pasta, and a few European recipes.

Item 110: Consuelo Fuentes Barragán, N/A, 1923Add to your cart.

Publisher: Unknown

Publication Location: Unknown

Number of Pages with Recipes: 82

Additional Information: Mexican cookbook written in Spanish, possibly in two hands. Half cloth over marbled boards. Dated 1923 on first page, signed Consuelo Fuentes Barragan and titled "Escuela Gariela Mistral Reposteria," related to cooking classes there. 82 pages of recipes, mostly 1 recipe per page.


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