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Recepte der Kochkunst für unsere Tochter Elise zum Weihnachtsfeste des Jahres

Ms. Codex 1955

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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
Title:
Recepte der Kochkunst für unsere Tochter Elise zum Weihnachtsfeste des Jahres
Date [inclusive]:
1825-1848
Call Number:
Ms. Codex 1955
Extent:
1 volume (+ 16 leaves)
Language:
German
Language Note:
In German.
Abstract:
A volume of German culinary recipes spanning the years from 1825 to 1848 written by an unknown person.
Cite as:
Ms. Codex 1955, Recepte der Kochkunst für unsere Tochter Elise zum Weihnachtsfeste des Jahres, 1825-1848, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania
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Scope and Contents

A red leather volume with a gold stamped decorative border comprising German culinary recipes spanning the years from 1825 to 1848. The volume was presented to Elise from her parents in 1825. There are recipes for cakes, casseroles, doughnuts, jellies, macaroni, meat dishes, pies, puddings, sauces, and soups. Sixteen leaves are laid in the volume. Fifteen leaves are recipes and one leaf is an undated letter to Sophie from Louise Keifer. Approximately two-thirds of the volume is blank.

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Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts,  November 2018

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Donna Brandolisio

Access Restrictions

This codex is available for research 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 at auction at Reiss & Sohn (Königstein im Taunus, Germany), 2016, lot 27.

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Controlled Access Headings

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

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Collection Inventory

Volume

Recepte der Kochkunst für unsere Tochter Elise zum Weihnachtsfeste des Jahres, 1825-1848.

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