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Cooking, American--History--20th century

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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Jones-Minsinger gelatin and convenience food ephemera collection

Identifier: MSS 0788

The Jones-Minsinger Gelatin and convenience food ephemera collection contains recipe booklets and advertisements promoting Jell-O and Royal-brand gelatin as well as other convenience foods dating from the 1910s to the 1980s.

Dates: approximately 1910-1990

Manuscript recipe and clippings book

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0162

This small, early- to mid-twentieth-century manuscript contains numerous clippings for desserts, household hints, and other topics related to the home, as well as several handwritten recipes.

Dates: circa 1900-1950s

Manuscript recipe book in English and Swedish

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0188

Hannah Borg, a Swedish immigrant to the United States, kept this English and Swedish recipe book from the 1920s to the 1940s.

Dates: circa 1920-1950

Food Book No. 1

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0143

Nobel Prize-winning chemist Charles J. Pedersen’s “Food Book No. 1” contains thirty-eight pages of gastronomical entries, including lists of food items on hand, comments on recipes, and items in the refrigerator or freezer, all arranged by date.

Dates: 1964-1982

Augusta W. Pinkus household recipes

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0189

This manuscript recipe book was created by Augusta W. Pinkus of Long Island, New York, between 1916 and 1923.

Dates: 1916-1923

F.L. Toppin collection of branded product cookbooks and recipes, 1920s-1950s

Identifier: MSS 0830

This collection consists of cookbooks, recipe booklets, and newspaper clippings with household hints incorporating brand-name products, dating from the 1920s to the 1950s.

Dates: approximately 1920s-1950s