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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 78: Unknown Author. Household: Recipes and Remedies, 1825-1838Add to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: Glasgow

Number of Pages with Recipes: N/A

Additional Information: Sheep skin, front cover rebacked, household recipes and remedies with commonplace entries. Christian pamphlet in front cover.

Item 79: Unknown Author. Household Manuscript, 1830-1850Add to your cart.

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Publication Location: Ireland

Number of Pages with Recipes: 148

Additional Information: Comments on many of the recipes, handwritten in two hands, part of manuscript appears to have been written during the Great Irish Famine, good condition, inscription on back cover.

Item 80: Unknown Author. Receipts, 1780-1820Add to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: Unknown

Number of Pages with Recipes: 187

Additional Information: 187 handwritten recipes, three different hands, original recipes and documented recipes, loose recipes and articles in back.

Item 81: Hutchinson, James. N/A, 1720-19th centuryAdd to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: Wakefield, Yorkshire, England

Number of Pages with Recipes: 116

Additional Information: 92 numbered recipes, one hand, 24 unnumbered recipes and remedies, original vellum binding- cover is loose.

Item 82: Unknown Author. Devonshire Manuscript, 1810Add to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: Devonshire, England

Number of Pages with Recipes: 217

Additional Information: measurement tables on both covers, indexed, pasted in newspaper clippings, compiled recipes from other ladies in town, loss to head and food of spine-wear, reverse quarter calf binding

Item 83: Agg, Mary and Mrs. McAlpine. N/A, 1838Add to your cart.

Publisher: N/A

Publication Location: Unknown

Number of Pages with Recipes: 104

Additional Information: 77 numbered pages of recipes, 21 unnumbered pages of poetry, many loosely inserted recipes. Contains 27 recipes, 122 remedies and poetry. A gift from McAlpine to Agg. Many different hands.


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