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Julie A. Burnham choice recipes

Ms. Codex 1877

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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
Creator:
Bradt, Julia A. Burnham, 1845?-1910
Title:
Julie A. Burnham choice recipes
Date [inclusive]:
1860-1867
Call Number:
Ms. Codex 1877
Extent:
1 volume (+ 9 leaves)
Language:
English
Abstract:
Small volume comprising recipes and some poems compiled by Julie A. Burnham spanning the years from 1860 to 1867.
Cite as:
Julie A. Burnham choice recipes, 1860-1867, Ms. Codex 1877, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania
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Biography/History

Julia was one of five children born to Walter Burnham, a surgeon, and Annis Crawford in Windsor County, Vermont. In 1865 she married surgeon James G. Bradt in 1865. Bradt died in 1868.

Scope and Contents

A small ledger book with marbled paper covers comprising recipes and some poems compiled by Burnham spanning the years from 1860 to 1867. One the second end leaf at the front is written: Julie A. Burnham, N. Springfield, Vt., April 24, 1860. A large portion of the volume consists of recipes for cakes including breakfast, clay, cold, eggless, fruit, lemon, measure, silver, and wedding cakes. Recipes for cookies, crullers, frostings, gingerbreads, jams, meats, picklings, puddings, and wines are also included. Some recipes are attributed to neighbors and family members. One section of the volume is dedicated to poems and songs regarding beauty, death, and nature. Some of the poems are attributed to family members such as Jennie E. Henry and Carrie Perkins. Nine leaves are laid in the volume and consist of four leaves of recipes, three leaves of clippings, and one envelope. William H. Perkins, Grosse Isle, Mich. is written at on the last end paper. A few leaves in the volume are detached.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts,  December 2017

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Donna Brandolisio

Access Restrictions

This item is open for research.

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 lizzyoung bookseller (Brooklyn, New York), 2017.

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Controlled Access Headings

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

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Collection Inventory

Volume

Julie A. Burnham choice recipes, 1860-1867.

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