Libraries with historic culinary collections

Selective guide to culinary library collections 2006

Library of Congress
Cornell University & 'HEARTH: Home Economics Archive: Research, Tradition and History'
Cornell University & Making of America
Cornell Library 'Not by Bread Alone'
Duke University & 'Advertising Cookbooks'
Duke University. Food in Advertising
Harvard/Radcliff Schlesinger Library. A Taste of History
Indiana University
Kansas State University
Kansas State University. 'The Cookery Exhibit'
Kansas State University. 'Manuscript Cookbooks & Recipes'
LA public library
Michigan State University & 'Feeding America'
New York Academy of Medicine
New York Public Library
New York Public Library. 'American Menu Collection, 1856-1930'
Rutgers University Libraries NJ books 1900-
Stony Brook University NY Dr. Jacqueline M. Newman Chinese Cookbook Collection
Stony Brook University NY 'A Wok through Chinese Culinary History' exhibit
Tulane
University of Adelaide
University of California at Davis
University of California at Santa Barbara
University of Delaware
University of Denver
University of Iowa
University of Michigan & 'MoA Making of America'
University of Pennsylvania. Esther B. Aresty Collection of Rare Books on the Culinary Arts
University of Pennsylvania. 'A Chef & his library'. virtual exhibit
University of Pennsylvania. 'Household words...from and for the kitchen'
University of Washington
Virginia Tech. The Culinary History Collection
Virginia Tech. Peacock-Harper culinary Collection

Archives and Historical Societies

Directory of Historical Societies in the US, Canada and Australia

Repositories of Primary Sources

US National Archives
MD State Archives, County Historical Societies
VA Historical Society
VA Local Historical Societies & The Library of Virginia
PA State Archives, Historical Societies
DE Delaware Public Archives
DE Historical Society of Delaware

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