Collection - Manuscript Cookbook collection

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Title

Manuscript Cookbook collection

Date(s)

  • 1650–1980 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

22.00 Boxes

Context area

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Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

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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Accruals

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Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

No access restriction:  All materials are open for research.

Conditions governing reproduction

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

Language of material

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Danish
  • Hebrew

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Notes area

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.

Alternative identifier(s)

Archon Collection ID

220

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Rules and/or conventions used

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Status

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Language(s)

  • English

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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