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William A. Baker Recipe Book

 Collection
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.

Betsy Woodson V. Morton Recipe Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV R6
Scope and Contents

Recipe book, 1845-1846, of Betsy Woodson V. Morton which includes home remedies, and detailed instructions and diagrams for dyeing and weaving counterpanes, carpets, and dimity.

Carpenter Papers

 Collection
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.

Rebecca Duvall Recipe Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV R8
Scope and Contents

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

Elizabeth Hilleary Recipe Book

 Collection
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.

Virginia G. Gray Cookery Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00131
Scope and Contents Manuscript recipes, mainly nineteenth century, and a recipe manuscript volume, 1830-1845, including recipes for relishes, jellies, puddings, and cakes. Also includes recipes for soap and home remedies. Additions to the collection (1999.32) include correspondence of Sally Gray (daughter of Virginia G. Gray), article, "Holiday Hints,"edited by Virginia G. Gray, handout on "Colonial Cookery," by Virginia G. Gray and her manuscript, "An American Colonial Cookery, 1607-1800," as well as...

Home Remedies and Cleansers Recipe Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV R5
Scope and Contents

Recipe book, 1835-1860, of an unidentified person which includes home remedies and cleansers.

Isabella Stuart Waller Memorandum Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Co2
Scope and Contents

Memorandum book, ca. 1850-1863, which may have been kept in Virginia by several different individuals including [Isabella Stuart Waller, George Mercer, and Mary Morris ?]. The volume contains some diary pages, resolutions for good housekeeeping, recipes, verse, and household inventories.

Maury Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 97 M44
Scope and Contents Papers, 1777-1977, of the Maury Family of Virginia, New York City and Liverpool, Eng. Includes letters and business papers of James Maury (1746-1840), the first American consul to Liverpool, England, and the letters of his second wife, Margaret Rutson Maury (1805-1882), of Liverpool. A significant amount of the collection is comprised of letters, business papers, legal papers, and diaries of  the next two generations of the Maury family, including Ann Maury (1832-1890) of Liverpool and New...

Recipe Book and Newspaper Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV R2
Scope and Contents

Recipe book, circaca. 1850-1900, of an unidentified person. The volume includes newspaper clippings of household hints pasted over Tables of Comparative Etymology and Analogous Formations . . . for Various Languages by John Lewis (Philadelphia, 1838). There are also loose papers.

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