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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 72: Pooley, Miss Mary. N/A, 1740-1800Add to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: Norfold, England.

Number of Pages with Recipes: N/A

Additional Information: 3 sections, each in different hand and bound together, inscribed at end of each section, "Mrs. Mary Pooley/ Her book, June ye 18th 1740." Some recipes are attributed to individuals but only a few appear to be published authors. Also includes remedies. Seller information available.

Item 73: Unknown Author. N/A, mid 1600sAdd to your cart.

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Publication Location: Unknown

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Additional Information: Contains English culinary recipes and household remedies. Recipes not ascribed and many likely to be original, unbound sheets in original stitching. Seller information available.

Item 74: Unknown Author. N/A, 18th-19th centuryAdd to your cart.

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Publication Location: Unknown

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Additional Information: Household recipes and remedies. Laid in front is section of household remedies apparently from the late 18th century. Bound section contains culinary recipes and household remedies; also loosely inserted recipes and advertisements at the end which apparently came from someone who had possession of the volume in the early 20th century. Seller information available.

Item 75: Unknown Author. N/A, 18th-19th centuryAdd to your cart.

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Additional Information: Culinary recipes in English. Written in at least 2 hands; first mid to late 18th century; a few recipes in the middle in another hand before changing to a late 18th early 19th century hand. The hand stitched cloth covering includes a pouch in the rear that includes packet of approximately 30 loose sheets with recipes and remedies which appear to be 19th century. Seller information available.

Item 76: Unknown Author. B. Beard her Book, 1740-1797Add to your cart.

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Publication Location: Unknown

Number of Pages with Recipes: N/A

Additional Information: English cullinary recipes. Written in two hands, appears to have been an account book; earlier recipes original, presumably passed from mother to daughter or between friends. Recipe pages numbered through 123 after which pages are loose with pencil doodles, several notes and shopping lists; dates April 1795 and March 1797 appear. Volume handed down to younger family member who continued to add newer recipes through end of 18th century. Seller information available.

Item 77: Young, Mrs. Mrs. Young's Collection of Receipts, 1780Add to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: United States?

Number of Pages with Recipes: 137

Additional Information: 27p of text, 15 leaves of index, three hands, recipe and scrapbook, 137p of recipes, scraps, blanks, plus loosely inserted recipes and a lock of hair.


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