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Cookbooks -- Southern States -- 19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

1900 Study Club records

Collection number: ahc.MSS406
Scope and Content

This collection is comprised of materials created by and about the 1900 Study Club. The bulk of the collection is club minutes and scrapbooks. Also included in the collections are yearbooks, correspondence, and programs.

Dates: 1903-1990

Coca-Cola Company antique cookbook collection manuscript cookbooks

Collection number: ahc.MSS690f
Scope and Content

This collection contains four booklets containing handwritten recipes. One booklet identifies the owner as Sarah H. Woods from "Medway." One bound manuscript, entitled "Recipe Book," consists of mostly handwritten recipes. The front cover and inside back cover indicate the owner of this recipe book was Elizabeth A. White of Winchester, Virginia, and Baltimore, Maryland. The published cookbooks are cataloged separately in the location "Shillinglaw".

Dates: approximately 1820s-1880, undated

H. J. Rabun cookbooks

Collection number: ahc.MSS881f
Scope and Content

This collection contains a handmade cookbook of family recipes, a pamphlet of recipes made by the Alabama-Georgia Syrup Company, and a page of newspaper clippings of poetry for children. The recipes are mostly for cakes and other pastries. Some of the recipes are a list of ingredients, while others also include baking instructions. Also included in the cookbook are newspaper clippings, mostly containing other recipes and beauty tips for women.

Dates: 1841-1866, undated

Recipe book collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS1125
Scope and Content

This collection contains recipe books and cookbooks. Of particular interest is Rebecca Cherry's book, which contains recipes that she borrowed from friends, acquaintances, and other sources. Additionally, Mary Wadley's recipe book contains a number of newspaper clippings pasted in its pages.

Dates: 1890-1914, undated