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Elizabeth Shoemaker recipe book


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

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Elizabeth R. Shoemaker (1809-1855) was born March 5, 1809, in Shoemakertown, Pa., the daughter of Charles and Margaret Shoemaker. She married Abraham Taylor on August 20, 1848, and the couple had three children: Margaret Wood Taylor (1849-1857), Charles S. Taylor (1850-1940), and Sarah Merritt Taylor (1853-1947). Elizabeth Shoemaker Taylor died on October 20, 1855.

This collection is comprised of the single volume recipe book of Elizabeth Shoemaker. The majority of recipes are for baked goods, puddings, and preserves, recipes for salves and other remedies, and tips for cleaning.


Processed by Kara Flynn; completed December 2015.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
December 2015
Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Recipe book, circa 1818.
Volume 1

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