Moosewood Collective Records, 1973-2010.

Collection Number: 6882

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Moosewood Collective records, 1973-2010.
Collection Number:
6882
Creator:
Moosewood Collective.
Quantity:
4.0 cubic feet.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, Manuscripts, Printed Materials, Publications
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Records of Moosewood, Inc., including menus from the restaurant and special events, work on cookbooks, files on publicity and public recognition, restaurant policies and management, photographs, and correspondence.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

Moosewood Restaurant opened in Ithaca, NY in 1973. Moosewood, Inc. is a collectively owned business whose members share responsibilities and participate in the various jobs necessary to run what has grown from a very small natural foods restaurant to become a larger and more diversified company with a line of salad dressings, soups, and frozen main-dish entrees. With an emphasis on healthful natural foods cuisine, Moosewood has been acclaimed as a driving force in the world of creative vegetarian cooking.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Records of Moosewood, Inc., including menus from the restaurant and special events, work on cookbooks, files on publicity and public recognition, restaurant policies and management, photographs, and correspondence.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Moosewood Collective.

Subjects:
Cookbooks--United States.
Cooperative societies--New York (State)--Ithaca.
Employee ownership.
Vegetarian cooking.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Moosewood Collective records, #6882. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1-3
Simple Suppers: proposal and work files
Box 1 Folder 4
Simple Suppers: publicity and records
Box 1 Folder 5-6
Cookbook design
Box 1 Folder 7
Cookbook publicity, James Beard nomination
Box 1 Folder 8
Correspondence re illustrations
Box 1 Folder 9-13
Graphics
Box 1 Folder 14
Photography slides for Moosewood Restaurant cooks for a crowd cookbook
Box 1 Folder 15
Daily special cover art
Box 1 Folder 16
Cookbook design
Box 1 Folder 17
miami book fair international
Box 1 Folder 18
Original recipe drafts from Sundays at Moosewood
Box 1 Folder 19
Cookbooks: copy and clippings
Box 1 Folder 20
Reviews, misc., new classics
Box 1 Folder 21
Moosewood Celebrates
Box 1 Folder 22
Tours - cookbooks
Box 1 Folder 23
Publicity, James Beard Award
Box 1 Folder 24-25
Reviews: Sundays at Moosewood Restaurant cookbook
Box 1 Folder 26
New cookbook ideas
Box 1 Folder 27
Jeralyn’s press kit
Box 1 Folder 28
Reviews/new recipes from Moosewood Cookbook
Box 1 Folder 29
Article possibility
Box 1 Folder 30
Reviews/Cooks for Crowd
Box 1 Folder 31
Reviews/Low-fat Cookbook
Box 1 Folder 32
Cookbook publicity/[press] releases
Box 1 Folder 33
Moosewood books in catalogs, etc.
Box 1 Folder 34
Moosewood policy notebook, mid-1980s
1980-1989
Box 1 Folder 35
Excerpts, Moosewood dream book
Box 1 Folder 36
Photos - mid-80s-early 90s: Moosewood Collective Restaurant & friends
1980-1994
Box 1 Folder 37
Ads + sponsorships
Box 1 Folder 38
Leaflet and menu (March 16), internal publications (1997), postcard
March 16, 1997
Box 1 Folder 39
How to be a good waitress at the Moosewood Restaurant
Box 1 Folder 40
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 41
Brunch posters, instructions, cartoon, correspondence, information sheets, photographs, time line
Box 2 Folder 1
Clippings, posters
1990-2008
Box 2 Folder 2
Borders/old art/flyers/parties
2003-2004
Box 2 Folder 3
Clipping
2008
Box 2 Folder 4
Art work
Box 2 Folder 5
Misc. musicians’ agreements
Box 2 Folder 6
New signs
Box 2 Folder 7
30th anniversary posters, misc.
2003
Box 2 Folder 8
Misc. moose art and other images
Box 2 Folder 9
Misc. ads, clippings, contest forms, 35 years posters
2008
Box 2 Folder 10
Items for Web site
Box 2 Folder 11
Catering suggestions, employee handbooks, renovation proposal, misc., menus
Box 2 Folder 12
Press kit, bios of members
Box 2 Folder 13
25 and still growing (clipping)
1998
Box 2 Folder 14
Misc. clippings, vendor list, time line, post card, Moosewood Restaurant News, letter, magnet
1995-2001
Box 2 Folder 15-17
Operations and statistics notebook
1998-2004
Box 2 Folder 18
Magazine articles: Why, American Way, Bon Appétit, Vegetarian Times, Food and Wine, People, Better Homes and Gardens
1991-2003
Box 2 Folder 19
Newspaper articles
1985-1998
Box 2 Folder 20
Cooking for Health: reviews
2009
Box 2 Folder 21
Clippings and articles
1983-2008
Box 2 Folder 22
Articles 2001 and later (copies)
2001-
Box 2 Folder 23
Articles with brief mention of Moosewood
2000-2004
Box 2 Folder 24
Fan letters and clippings
1987-1997
Box 2 Folder 25
Articles, reviews, publicity
1988-2005
Box 2 Folder 26
Self’s favorite restaurants
1998
Box 2 Folder 27
Dishing up a delectable reputation
1990
Box 2 Folder 28
Bon Appetit article+
1993
Box 2 Folder 29
25th anniversary article, Asbury Park Press
1998
Box 2 Folder 30
Developed recipes for Bon Appetit magazine
1992
Box 2 Folder 31
Copies of best articles and magazine articles clipped
1990-1997
Box 2 Folder 32-37
Articles, mentions
1988-2000
Box 2 Folder 38-39
Food products
1999-2003
Box 2 Folder 40
Moosewood salad dressings
Box 2 Folder 41
Thanks you letters, acknowledgements for cooking classes (photos included)
Box 2 Folder 42
Wegman’s demo
1999
Box 2 Folder 43-46
Special events
2001-2009
Box 3
Newspaper clippings (oversize)
Box 3
2 sets of 50 recipe cards: "Soups and Stews" and "Farm Fresh Meals"
Box 4 Folder 1
Masters for product labels
Box 4 Folder 1
Publicity posters
Box 4 Folder 2
Calendar masters