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Anonymous recipe book


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

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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This collection is comprised of an anonymously written single volume recipe book. The majority of recipes are for baked goods, puddings, and preserves (jams/jellies), and preserving foods like oysters, nuts, tomatoes, cabbage, etc. The volume also includes recipes for dying cloth various colors, household tips like removing ink stains, and recipes for tooth powder, white wash, paint, soap, and treatments for various illnesses. Additionally, this volume includes advertisements and newspaper clippings featuring recipes and household tips.


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, 1862.
Volume 1

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