A Guide to the Handwritten/Compiled Recipe Book (Portland, Oregon), n.d. Handwritten/Compiled Recipe Book (Portland, Oregon) Ms2017-059

A Guide to the Handwritten/Compiled Recipe Book (Portland, Oregon), n.d.

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2017-059


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Processed by: Kira A. Dietz, Archivist Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2017-059
Title
Handwritten/Compiled Recipe Book (Portland, Oregon), n.d.
Physical Characteristics
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Language
English
Abstract
The collection consists of a binder with compiled, handwritten and typed recipes, almost all of which are for pickles, relishes, and a few other pickled, canned, or preserved items.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Handwritten/Compiled Recipe Book (Portland, Oregon) must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Handwritten/Compiled Recipe Book (Portland, Oregon), Ms2017-059, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Handwritten/Compiled Recipe Book (Portland, Oregon) was purchased by Special Collections in April 2015.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Handwritten/Compiled Recipe Book (Portland, Oregon) was completed in October 2017.


Scope and Contents

The collection consists of re-purposed address book with compiled, handwritten and typed recipes, almost all of which are for pickles, relishes, and a few other pickled, canned, or preserved items. In addtion, there are some loose sheets of paper with shopping lists and related notes. Many of the recipes are for large quanities (i.e. 45 gallon barrels) and a few contain notes about costs and overhead, suggesting it may be been kept by someone who was in the pickle-selling business. The book orginates from Portland, Oregon, but no names are included.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • History of Food and Drink

Contents List

Folder 1
Recipe book, n.d.