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Account book, 1858-1869, of an unidentified person which includes recipes and home remedies.
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.
Letter from Alice Burke to Mrs. Dr. Dinges of Mt. Crawford, Virginia requesting her recipe for mince pie. February 1, 1874.
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, 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.
Receipt [recipe] book, ca. 1890, of R. B. Cringan, Richmond, Va. which includes home remedies and loose papers.
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.
Recipe book, 1856, of Rebecca H. Duvall, Point Jefferson, La.
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.
Recipe book, 1835-1860, of an unidentified person which includes home remedies and cleansers.
Large ledger containing accounts for various customers from an area around Richmond, based on some of the writing within the ledger. Some entries include a section tallying the money owed by the mill to the recorder. There are many areas throughout the ledger where someone has made pencil drawings of soldiers, houses, and horses. Additionally, this ledger has a large section of news clippings listing various recipes, cures for ailments, and farming recommendations.
Papers, circa 1940s-1960s, of Mozelle DeVonne McNeil, includes correspondence, photographs, diaries, educational records, newspaper and magazine clippings, and other ephemera. These papers represent a view of everyday life in mid-twentieth century America from the perspective of a soldier's wife.
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.
Recipe book, ca. 1845-1855, of an unidentified person which includes formulae for ink and home remedies.
Recipe book, ca. 1850-1860, of an unidentified person which includes household hints and home remedies.
Daily pocket diary with majority of pages missing or blank. Contains a recipe for gingerbread, musical notation of key signatures, and a card for Linnie Conant.
Recipe book, ca. 1820-1900, of Harriet P. Sheldon, Williamsburg [Va.] and Mary B. Curtis, Wilson's Creek, Gloucester County, Va. which includes loose papers and newspaper clippings. The volume includes home remedies and a list of household items. The first portion of the book contains recipe of Williamsburg's women.
Recipe book, circa 1800-1830, of Fannie D. Stuart, Staunton, Virginiaa.
Recipe book, circa 1825-1835, of Dr. John B. Wiley, Gerrardstown, West Virginia. The volume includes home remedies, a recipe for cold cream and a household inventory, 1829.