A Guide to the "National Diary" Recipe Book, [1914?] "National Diary" Recipe Book, [1914?] Ms2009-051

A Guide to the "National Diary" Recipe Book, [1914?]

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Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2009-051


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Processed by: Kira A. Dietz Special Collections Staff

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2009-051
Title
"National Diary" Recipe Book, [1914?]
Physical Characteristics
1 folder; 0.1 cu. ft.
Language
English
Abstract
Daily diary containing handwritten and news-clipping recipes, possibly from 1914.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the "National Diary" Recipe Book, [1914?] must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "National Diary" Recipe Book, [1914?], Ms2009-051 - Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

No acquisition information is available on the "National Diary" Recipe Book, [1914?].

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the "National Diary" Recipe Book, [1914?] commenced and was completed in March 2009.


Historical Information

The volume was originally a 1914 daily diary and the pages prior to February 4th have been removed. The diary contains a single entry on Febraury 10th. The entry notes "take notice - we had an earthquake here today at 1:30...shocks felt all over the state so the paper says."

It is likely the recipe book was compiled, or at least begun, in 1914. One of the clipped recipes in the latter part of the book is dated Friday, Febraury 13th, a date which would have occured in 1914.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of a bound volume of recipes, handwritten or clipped from newspapers. The recipes are in no particular order and include main dishes, sides, and some breakfast items. The majority are dessert recipes. Some examples include "Grapenut pudding," "Deviled tomatoes," "Shepherd's Pie," and "Beer." It also includes some household tips.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by type of material.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • History of Food and Drink

Contents List

Folder 1
Recipe book containing handwritten and news-clipping recipes.