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Elizabeth Shoemaker recipe book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-031
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.

Dates

  • circa 1818

Creator

Use Restrictions

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

Extent

0.08 Linear Feet

Biographical note

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.

Acquistion

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • MC 962 Taylor family papers
  • MC.975.03.035 Margaret Wood Shoemaker & Elizabeth Shoemaker commonplace book
  • MC.975.11.024 Margaret Hill Morris recipe book
  • MC.975.11.032 Anonymous recipe book

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed December 2015.
Title
Elizabeth Shoemaker recipe book, circa 1818
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
December 2015
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

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