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Guide to the Andrew F. Smith Collection of Cookery Ephemera MSS.295

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on November 21, 2018
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Record edited by Rachel Searcy to reflect 2017 accretion  , November 2018

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Smith, Andrew F., 1946-
Title: Andrew F. Smith Collection of Cookery Ephemera
Dates [inclusive]: 1798-2009
Dates [bulk]: 1850-1950
Abstract: Andrew F. Smith (born 1946) is a culinary and food consultant, historian, lecturer, and writer. The Andrew F. Smith Collection of Cookery Ephemera, dating from 1798 to 2009 (bulk dates: 1850-1950), was collected to inform and support Smith's scholarship in the food studies field. The collection contains manuscripts and published materials including recipe booklets, food labels, food advertisements, clippings, circulars, and serials that document the promotional practices of early American culinary corporations and the consumer habits of average Americans during the mid-19th and early 20th centuries.
Quantity: 20.75 linear feet in 45 manuscript boxes and 23 folders in 3 shared oversized boxes
Language: The collection is in English with a small number of items in German, Spanish, Dutch, Polish, and French.
Call Phrase: MSS.295
Sponsor: Arrangement and description of this collection was made possible with funding from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.