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 or all of these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creator(s) of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of archival collections is such that multiple creators are often applicable and copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. In any case, the user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, obtaining publication rights and copyright infringement. When requesting images from Special Collections & University Archives for publication, we require a signed agreement waiving San Diego State University of any liability in the event of a copyright violation.
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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