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Recipe book

Ms. Codex 1784

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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
Title:
Recipe book
Date:
approximately 1860-1899
Call Number:
Ms. Codex 1784
Extent:
1 volume
Language:
English
Abstract:
Paper booklet comprise of culinary recipes probably created in the mid- to late-nineteenth century.
Cite as:
Recipe book, approximately 1860 to 1899, Ms. Codex 1784, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania
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Scope and Contents

A slim, ruled paper booklet tied together with a red ribbon probably created in the mid- to late-nineteenth century. A quotation written on the cover of the volume reads: "The turnpike road to peoples' hearts I find lies through their mouths, or I mistake mankind." The volume is comprised of culinary recipes including breads, dressings, desserts, meat dishes, salads, sandwiches, and sauces.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts,  September 2016

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Donna Brandolisio

Access Restrictions

This codex is available for use.

Use Restrictions

Copyright restrictions may exist. For most library holdings, the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania do not hold copyright. It is the responsibility of the requester to seek permission from the holder of the copyright to reproduce material from the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Source of Acquisition

Sold by eyefortreasures67 (eBay), 2016.

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Controlled Access Headings

Form/Genre(s)
  • Codices (bound manuscripts)
  • Cookbooks
  • Manuscripts, American--19th century
  • Recipes
Subject(s)
  • Cooking, American--19th century

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Collection Inventory

Volume

Recipe book, approximately 1860 to 1899.

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