Collection - Manuscript Cookbook collection

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Collection

Title

Manuscript Cookbook collection

Date(s)

  • 1650–1980 (Creation)

Extent

22.00 Boxes

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Scope and content

The Manuscript Cookbook collection includes 125 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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Conditions governing access

No access restriction:  All materials are open for research.

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Conditions governing reproduction

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

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  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Danish
  • Hebrew

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General note

Preferred Citation: [Item title], [item date], Manuscript Cookbook collection, Box [number], Folder [number or title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.

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Archon Collection ID

220

Description control element

Rules or conventions

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

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Archivist's note

Finding Aid Author: Grace Heidebrecht
Processing Info: This collection was processed by Grace Heidebrecht under the direction of Roger Adams, Rare Books Librarian.

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Physical storage

  • Box: Boxes