Du Rouvenoz et Cie records
Held at: University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6206
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Distillery located in Annecy, Savoie, France.
Collection comprises one book of recipes (35 leaves) for colognes, oils, elixirs, syrups, and cordials and liqueurs such as curacao, vermouth, crème de menthe, and absinthe with entries from 1846 to 1884, as well as papers pasted in associated with Jean Louis du Rouvenoz's participation in the 1860 referendum on the French annexation of Savoie; a booklet of accounts (6 leaves) from 1792 titled "Journal et Grand Livre"; a booklet of chemical preparations (12 leaves) of mercury, chlorine, and sulfur, without dates; a booklet of production records (9 leaves) with entries from 1830 and 1831; and 14 unbound items (16 leaves) including additional recipes, a blank receipt, and a record of the 1842 marriage contract of Françoise Perrard and Pierre Etienne Du Rouvenoz (2 leaves).
Sold by Steve Finer Rare Books, 2004.
- University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
- Finding Aid Author
- Clémence Scouten
- Finding Aid Date
- 2015 May 12
- Access Restrictions
This collection is open 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.