Jane Adams Recipe and Menu Collection
Scope and Contents
Jane Adams collected recipes and menus from hundreds of food manufacturers and locales. The collection has been separated into three sections, the largest being Fliers, Booklets, Cookbooks, and Topical, which is alphabetically filed, and which includes product/company fliers, topical information, and cookbooks by title. Handwritten Recipes and Cutouts includes handwritten recipes and clippings. Menus consists of menus, sorted by location of origin. Most of the items in the collection were printed with no date; the collection appears to cover approximately 1900 through the 1960s.
- Adams Recipe and Menu Collection (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The copyright interests in some of these materials have been transferred to or belong to San Diego State University. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections means that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.
Jane Adams was wife of SDSU Professor John R. Adams.
8.52 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
I. Fliers, Booklets, Cookbooks, and Topical
II. Handwritten Recipes and Cutouts
Source of Acquisition
John R. Adams
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- Jane Adams Recipe and Menu Collection
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