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Anonymous recipe book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-032
Scope and Content note 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...
Dates: 1862

Elizabeth Cadwallader papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-188
Overview

This collection is comprised of the papers of Elizabeth Cadwallader Comfort, and include certificates of removal, clippings, correspondence, diaries, extracts, recipe books, wills, and miscellaneous items from various members of her family.

Dates: 1835-1865

Margaret Hill Morris recipe book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-024
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume recipe book of Margaret Hill Morris. This recipe book includes multiple recipes for pickling, drying, or otherwise preserving meat, eggs, and cream. A large number of recipes in this volume are for various ailments and illnesses, from adults to infants.

Dates: Undated

Scattergood family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-158
Overview

Primarily the letters of the Quaker Scattergood family detailing daily life in the Philadelphia area and touching on issues of dress. There is a also a letter of Joseph Scattergood from Tunesassa, New York, telling of his work with Cornplanter's Native Americans. As well, there is a diary kept by Ann Sellers from 1853 to 1856 and a cookbook, circa 1800.

Dates: circa 1800-1876

Elizabeth Shoemaker recipe book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-031
Scope and Content note

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