Educational Cookery Collection

Educational Cookery Collection 1880-1969, n.d. Ms.2017.032


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Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

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Kira A. Dietz, Archivist

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2017.032
Title
Educational Cookery Collection1880-1969, n.d.
Quantity
1.4 Cubic Feet 1 box
Language
English .
Abstract
The Educational Cookery Collection includes flyers, pamphlets, cooking school catalogs, recipes, menus, cookery lessons, and other ephemera relating to cookery and education, dating from the 1880s to the 1960s.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Educational Cookery Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Educational Cookery Collection, Ms2017-032, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Educational Cookery Collection was purchased by Special Collections in April 2017. Additional materials may be added in the future.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Educational Cookery Collection was completed in Octobter 2017.


Scope and Content

The Educational Cookery Collection includes flyers, pamphlets, cooking school catalogs, recipes, menus, cookery lessons, and other ephemera relating to cookery and education, dating from the 1880s to the 1960s. Materials represent the work of individual authors, corporations, government and extension agencies, cooking schools, and other organizations that sponsored educational cookery events.

Arrangement

Most items have a clear source (author, corporate author, publisher, or other sponsoring organization). This collection is arranged in alphabetical order by creator, with a small group of unattributed items at the end. Each letter of the alphabet represented has its own folder and items within each folder are alphabetical order by creator. Each folder has a bibliography of items with either a title or a brief description (when a clear title was absent).

Separated Material

This collection included a large number of books and publications which were cataloged for the Rare Book Collection. Books are listed below in chronological order with undated materials at the end. Catalog records include a note that indicate they are part of the collection. If a book is connected to a particular educational culinary education organization, it is noted in brackets following the title and date.


Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Ann Hertzler Children's Cookbooks and Nutrition Literature Collection
  • Children -- Nutrition
  • Culinary pamphlets
  • Ephemera (general object genre)
  • Food Technology and Production
  • History of Food and Drink
  • Menus
  • Nutrition
  • Pamphlets

Container List

A
box-folder 1 folder: 11880, 1940, n.d.
B
box-folder 1 folder: 21888, n.d.
C
box-folder 1 folder: 31923
D
box-folder 1 folder: 4n.d.
G
box-folder 1 folder: 51946, 1964, n.d.
H
box-folder 1 folder: 61936, n.d.
J
box-folder 1 folder: 71936, n.d.
M
box-folder 1 folder: 8n.d.
N
box-folder 1 folder: 91914-1969
O
box-folder 1 folder: 101941, n.d.
P
box-folder 1 folder: 111888, 1904, 1928, n.d.
R
box-folder 1 folder: 121899
S
box-folder 1 folder: 131950, n.d.
U
box-folder 1 folder: 141906-1955
W
box-folder 1 folder: 15n.d.
Unknown creator
box-folder 1 folder: 16n.d.