Guide to the Food And Recipe Booklets Collection,
1864-1960.

Collection Number: 8006

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

Contact Information:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
2B Carl A. Kroch Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-3530
Fax: (607) 255-9524
rareref@cornell.edu
http://rmc.library.cornell.edu
Compiled by:
Jessica Shon
Date completed:
February 20, 2009
EAD encoding:
Jessica Shon, February 20, 2009; Eileen Keating, January 19, 2012
Date modified:
RMC Staff, September 2013

© 2009 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Food and recipe booklets, 1864-1960.
Collection Number:
8006
Creator:
Quantity:
1.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Printed Materials
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Booklets relating to food and cooking.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Booklets relating to food and cooking.

SUBJECTS

Subjects:
Cooking,American--History.
Formulas, recipes, etc.--United States--History.
World War, 1914-1918--Civilian participation.
Cooking (Gelatin).
Food conservation.

Form and Genre Terms:
Recipes.
Cookbooks.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Food and recipe booklets collection, #8006. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Description
Container
Food and Recipe Booklets ca. 1880s-1950s
Appliances
Box 1
Arrow Publishing
Box 1
Baking Powder
Box 1
Bread
Box 1
Canning
Box 1
Center for Service in Public Interest
Box 1
Cheese
Box 1
Corn
Box 1
Cutlery
Box 1
Desserts
Box 1
Fish and Shellfish
Box 1
Flour
Box 1
Fondue
Box 1
Frozen Foods
Box 1
Gelatin-Jello, Knox, Larkin
Box 2
General Electric
Box 1
General Foods Corporation
Box 1
Grange League Federation (GLF)
Box 1
Great Atlantic Lobster Co.
Box 1
Holiday
Box 2
Home Canning Supplies
Box 2
Home Economics Bulletins
Box 2
Home Economics Recipes
Box 2
Hunger
Box 2
Insurance- Metropolitan Life
Box 2
Jams & Jellies
Box 2
Kitchen Equipment
Box 2
Knudsen
Box 2
Lard
Box 2
Management
Box 2
Margarine
Box 2
Marketing
Box 2
Meat
Box 2
Milk-evaporated and Nestle's
Box 2
Mustard
Box 2
Mustard
Box 2
National Dairy Council
Box 2
Oil-Weson
Box 2
Orange Juice-Sunkist
Box 2
Outdoor
Box 2
Party food and beverages
Box 2
Quaker Oats
Box 2
Quality Bakers of America
Box 2
Recipes/Recipe Cards
Box 2
Recipes/Recipe Card - including Kate Smith's Favorite Recipes (1939)
Box 3
Reynolds Wrap
Box 3
Salads
Box 3
Sandwiches
Box 3
Sauerkraut
Box 3
Soap
Box 3
Soap
Box 3
Stainless Steel
Box 3
Sucaryl-non-caloric sweetner
Box 3
Tobacco
Box 3
USDA
Box 3
Walnuts
Box 3
Yankee Books
Box 3
Commercial recipe booklets-Karo Cook Book by Emma Churchman Hewitt, undated; "Superior Salads," from Duffy's Apple Juice Vinegar, undated; "Just a Cook Book for Economical Gas Cooking," American Stove Company, 1902; and "Directions for Operating 'Lorain' Oven Heat Regulator," American Stove Company, undated; Book of Formulas for Preparing of Syrups, Etc.," Crown Cordial and Extract Co.; "The Celebrated Vienna Pressed Yeast," and "100 Ways to Better Health," Battle Creek Food Company, ca. 1922.
Box 4
19th century recipe booklets
Box 4
Hyde's Practical Miscellaneous Recipe Book, 1855
Box 4
"The Practical Cookbook," by Mrs. H. M. Robinson, New York: Abbey and Barrett, 1864.
Box 4
The American Domestic Cook Book, 1869-1870
Box 4
"Choice Gleanings," Columbus Avenue Church, Boston, MA., 1883
Box 4
"Tompkins County Old Time Recipes and Philosophy of Housekeeping," Cornell University, 1937
Box 4
Money-Saving Main Dishes, USDA, 1948 and Family Fare: Food Management and Recipes, USDA, 1950; "Hot from the Oven," cookie recipes compiled by Elinor Genung Allen
Box 4
Six notebooks with handwritten recipes and folder of loose recipes.
Box 4
Mrs. Winslow's Domestic Receipt Book, 1872, 1875; Ransom's Family Receipt Book, 1876, 1879, 1884; The Ladies Note-Book and Calendar, 1882; Choice Receipts by Maria Parloa, 1893; National Yeast Company, Seneca Falls, undated; and The Housekeeper's Receipt Book, Carter's Compound Extract of Smart Weed, undated;
Box 4
Notebook with clippings of World War I recipes, especially for meatless and wheatless meals
Box 4
Miscellaneous-not recipes
Box 4