A Guide to the Elizabeth Barber Household Book, ca. 1760 Household Book, Elizabeth Barber MS 2004.18

A Guide to the Elizabeth Barber Household Book, ca. 1760

A Collection in the
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation`s
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 2004.18


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript Number
MS 2004.18
Title
Elizabeth Barber Household Book ca. 1760
Physical Characteristics
1 item.
Creator
Barber, Elizabeth
Location
On site.
Language
English
Abstract

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Elizabeth Barber Household Book, Manuscript #MS 2004.18, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 2004


Biographical/Historical Information

Elizabeth Barber was the mother of English scientist/inventor John Barber (1734-1793).

Scope and Content

Manuscript recipe and household book kept by Elizabeth Barber of Nottinghamshire, England; includes medicinal formulas, remedies, recipes, and family birth and death dates.

Arrangement

1 item.


Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Barber, Elizabeth
  • Family Names:

  • Barber Family
  • Subjects:

  • Cookery, English
  • Home economics
  • Geographical Names:

  • Nottinghamshire (England)