A Guide to the "An Ideal Home" Illustrated Scrapbook, c.1940s "An Ideal Home" Illustrated Scrapbook Ms2013-026

"An Ideal Home" Illustrated Scrapbook, c.1940s

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2013-026


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Processed by: Kira A. Dietz, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2013-026
Title
"An Ideal Home" Illustrated Scrapbook, c.1940s?
DIGITAL CONTENT
This collection has been digitized and is available online.
Physical Characteristics
0.2 cu. ft. 1 flat box
Language
English
Abstract
The collection consists of an illustrated scrapbook, detailing the set up for a household, possibly compiled for a new bride or a school assignment.

Adminstrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from "An Ideal Home" Illustrated Scrapbook must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information:"An Ideal Home" Illustrated Scrapbook, Ms2013-026, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The "An Ideal Home" Illustrated Scrapbook was purchased by Special Collections in December 2012.

Alternate Form Available

Letters and any available transcripts have been digitized and are available online.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the "An Ideal Home" Illustrated Scrapbook was completed in June 2013.


Biographicial Information

The item does not include any indication of who may have compiled it or owned it.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of an illustrated scrapbook, detailing the set up for a household, possibly compiled for a new bride or a school assignment. Each room is mapped out and illustrated with magazine pictures and includes a price list of furnishings and housewares. There are also images of food and suggested menus. The last page includes a total cost for the home and suggested utilities, furnishings, appliances, linens, etc. of about $12,500.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Architecture
  • Cocktail History Collection
  • Cocktails--History
  • History of Food and Drink
  • History of Women in Architecture

Contents List

Box 1