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Account Book Including Recipes and Home Remedies

Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap47
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1858-1869, of an unidentified person which includes recipes and home remedies.

William A. Baker Recipe Book

Identifier: Mss. MsV R1
Scope and Contents

Recipe book, 1806-1815, of William A. Baker, of Winchester, Va., containing recipes for beer, wine, and liquor as well as formulae for varnish, sealing wax, cosmetics, medicinal remedies, ink, and dyes. The volume also includes pen and ink sketches (tinted with watercolor) showing the construction of a piano with detailed notes and genealogical data concerning the Foster and Baker families.

Milton G. Brubaker Diary

Identifier: SC 00822
Scope and Contents Diary of Milton G. Brubaker (b. 1875) for the year 1902. At the time the diary was written, 1902, Brubaker was a Mennonite school teacher in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.Brubaker begins every daily entry with a verse ("Time is the mighty leveler of all things" or "To do is better than to dream of air castles") and finishes each entry with the word "Now!"He writes about school, social activities, occurrences in the community, his courtship with Mary D. Huber and...

Alice Burke Letter to Mrs. Dr. Dinges

Identifier: SC 00212
Scope and Contents

Letter from Alice Burke to Mrs. Dr. Dinges of Mt. Crawford, Virginia requesting her recipe for mince pie.  February 1, 1874.

Carpenter Papers

Identifier: Mss. 65 C22
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1765-1922, of the Carpenter family of Rockingham County, Virginia. Includes papers of John Carpenter, William Carpenter and Thomas W. Carpenter. Includes letters, 1837, from Tennessee; and letters, 1851-1853, from Missouri; Confederate currency; accounts, 1810-1817, of C. T. Jones with Doctor John B. Botts; the will of Godfrey Hoge of Philadelphia; and a manuscript recipe booklet, ca. 1800.

Cookbook (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Identifier: MS 00149
Scope and Contents

Cookbook, circa 1900-1910, of an unknown person from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Includes recipes both cut out of a newspaper and glued into the volume as well as hand written recipes. There are also assorted newspaper clippings unrelated to cooking that have been glued into the volume.

R.B. Cringan Recipe Book

Identifier: Mss. MsV R10
Scope and Contents

Receipt [recipe] book, ca. 1890, of R. B. Cringan, Richmond, Va. which includes home remedies and loose papers.

Richard G. Dunn Papers

Identifier: Mss. 39.2 D93
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1835-1881, of Richard G. Dunn, City Point, Prince George County, Va. including accounts of him and his wife, Sarah A. Dunn but mostly consisting of accounts of Dunn as executor of the estates of Daniel Eppes and Lucretia Thweatt and as assignee of J.E. Hubard. Includes recipes, 1848, for plum cake.

Rebecca Duvall Recipe Book

Identifier: Mss. MsV R8
Scope and Contents

Recipe book, 1856, of Rebecca H. Duvall, Point Jefferson, La.

Elizabeth Hilleary Recipe Book

Identifier: Mss. MsV R4
Scope and Contents

Recipe book of Elizabeth Hilleary.  Per note on the inside of the front cover, she lived in Selma, but the state is not given.  Book contains manuscript notes and newspaper clippings of recipes.  Includes loose handwritten recipes, some written for her cousin Rebecca Duvall and others, and loose newspaper clippings.

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