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University of Chicago Library

Guide to American Recipes 1855-1905

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

American Recipes

Dates:

1855-1905

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 109

Size:

200 p. (25 cm.)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Manuscript collection of cooking recipes. Includes recipes and home remedies. Also includes newspaper clippings, pasted in, with additional loose recipes in multiple hands, laid in.

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Scope Note

Manuscript collection of cooking recipes, in two volumes. Volume One: Recipes in alphabetical order, with additional loose recipes in multiple hands, laid in. Inscribed: "Recipe Book" inside front board. Embossed back page: "A. Turnbull's Union Square Book Stationery & Music Store, 879 Broadway NY," and inscribed: "Bill W. Niles." Bound in cloth. Volume Two: Miscellaneous manuscript recipes and home remedies, in record book. Includes miscellaneous newspaper clippings, pasted in, with additional loose recipes in multiple hands, laid in. Inscribed front cover: "Recipes." Bound in marbled paper over boards.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Volume 1

Crerar Ms 109

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Volume 2

Crerar Ms 109

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