"An Ideal Home" Illustrated Scrapbook

"An Ideal Home" Illustrated Scrapbook, c.1940s Ms.2013.026


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Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
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Kira A. Dietz, Archivist

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2013.026
Title
"An Ideal Home" Illustrated Scrapbook,c.1940s?
URL:
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=vt/viblbv01164.xml
Quantity
0.2 Cubic Feet 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.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

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

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

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.

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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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

Container List

box 1
Scrapbook