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Collection Creator:
Smith, Hassel, 1915-2007  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1940s-1980s
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Hassel Smith papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Hassel Smith papers, circa 1900-2004, bulk 1930-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Menus

Collection Creator:
Carvel, Tom (Thomas Andreas Carvelas), 1906-  Search this
Carvel Corporation.  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1965-Feb. 1973
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Reproduction of some materials restricted due to copyright or trademark.

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Collection Citation:
Carvel Ice Cream Records, 1934-1989, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Carvel Ice Cream Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Menus

Collection Collector:
Watkins, J. Elfreth (John Elfreth), 1852-1903  Search this
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
White, John H., 1933-  Search this
Container:
Box 64, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
John H. White, Jr. Railroad Reference Collection, ca. 1830-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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John H. White, Jr. Railroad Reference Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0523-ref793

Menus

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Ravnitzky, Michael  Search this
Container:
Box 12, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Possible copyright and/or trademark restrictions on material in collection. Consult repository.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Business Americana Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Archives Center Business Americana Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Social, Miscellaneous Menus

Collection Creator:
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr., 1912-  Search this
Container:
Box 23, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Collection, Acc. 1992.0023, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Invitations, Programs, and Menus

Collection Creator:
Nevelson, Louise, 1899-1988  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 21
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1959-1978
Collection Restrictions:
The bulk of this collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website. Use of material not digitized requires an appointment. Mike Nevelson letters are sealed.
Collection Rights:
The Louise Nevelson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Louise Nevelson papers, circa 1903-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Louise Nevelson papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Menus and recipe books

Collection Creator:
Frito Company  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Frito Company Records, 1892-2009, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Frito Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1263-ref94

Recipes and Menus

Collection Creator:
Dasburg, Andrew, 1887-1979  Search this
Container:
Box 9 (hol), Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1910s, 1919
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Collection Rights:
The Andrew Dasburg and Grace Mott Johnson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Andrew Dasburg and Grace Mott Johnson papers, 1833-1980 (bulk 1900-1980). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Andrew Dasburg and Grace Mott Johnson papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Menu from Dooky Chase's Restaurant

Created by:
Leah Chase, American, 1923 - 2019  Search this
Used by:
Dooky Chase's Restaurant, founded 1941  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product) , plastic , leather , metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12 1/8 × 9 3/8 × 1/8 in. (30.8 × 23.8 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
menus
Place used:
Tremé, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2007-2014
Topic:
African American  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dooky Chase's Restaurant and Chef Leah Chase
Object number:
2015.128.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Cultural Expressions
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.128.2
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Menu

Artist:
Jules Pascin, born Vidin, Bulgaria 1885-died Paris, France 1930  Search this
Medium:
etching on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 9 3/4 x 7 5/8 in. (24.8 x 19.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1917
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Object\written matter\letter  Search this
Object\written matter\menu  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of LaSalle Spier
Object number:
1980.124.35
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1980.124.35

Thanksgiving Menu

Artist:
George Elbert Burr, born Monroe Falls, OH 1859-died Phoenix, AZ 1939  Search this
Medium:
pen and ink and watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 9 3/8 x 7 1/8 in. (23.8 x 18.0 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1905
Topic:
Animal\bird\turkey  Search this
Object\written matter\menu  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Carolann Smurthwaite in memory of her mother, Caroline Atherton Connell Smurthwaite
Object number:
1983.83.284
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.83.284

Menu from the Florida Avenue Grill restaurant

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Used by:
Florida Avenue Grill, founded 1944  Search this
Medium:
printing ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 11 13/16 × 17 in. (30 × 43.2 cm)
Type:
menus
Place used:
1100 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
late 20th-early 21st century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Imar and Tasha Hutchins, Florida Avenue Grill
Object number:
2016.114.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.114.5
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Menu from the Florida Avenue Grill restaurant

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Used by:
Florida Avenue Grill, founded 1944  Search this
Medium:
printing ink on paper, laminates
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 11 5/8 × 8 11/16 × 1/8 in. (29.5 × 22 × 0.3 cm)
H x W (open): 11 3/4 × 17 1/4 in. (29.8 × 43.8 cm)
Type:
menus
Place used:
1100 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
late 20th-early 21st century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Imar and Tasha Hutchins, Florida Avenue Grill
Object number:
2016.114.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.114.4
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Menu from the Florida Avenue Grill restaurant

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Used by:
Florida Avenue Grill, founded 1944  Search this
Medium:
printing ink on paper with laminates
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 9 13/16 × 15 3/8 in. (25 × 39 cm)
Type:
menus
Place used:
1100 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
late 20th-early 21st century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Imar and Tasha Hutchins, Florida Avenue Grill
Object number:
2016.114.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.114.2
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Menu for AGIP restaurant in Rome

Distributed by:
Azienda Generale Italiana Petroli, Italian, founded 1926  Search this
Owned by:
Dick Howard, American, 1935 - 1967  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Closed): 10 3/16 x 4 in. (25.9 x 10.2 cm)
H x W (Open): 10 3/16 x 15 5/8 in. (25.9 x 39.7 cm)
Type:
menus
Place depicted:
Via Del Tritone, 181, Rome, Roma, Italy, Europe
Date:
1960
Topic:
African American  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Howard Family
Object number:
2012.140.6.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.140.6.6

Menu from the Florida Avenue Grill restaurant

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Used by:
Florida Avenue Grill, founded 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Lacey C. Wilson Sr., American, died 1989  Search this
Medium:
printing ink on paper, plastic, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 11 5/8 × 9 3/4 × 5/16 in. (29.5 × 24.8 × 0.8 cm)
H x W x D (open): 11 5/8 × 27 3/4 × 3/4 in. (29.5 × 70.5 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
menus
Place used:
1100 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
after 2009
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Imar and Tasha Hutchins, Florida Avenue Grill
Object number:
2016.114.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.114.1
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Menu insert from the Florida Avenue Grill restaurant

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Used by:
Florida Avenue Grill, founded 1944  Search this
Medium:
printing ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 4 3/16 in. (28 × 10.6 cm)
Type:
menus
Place used:
1100 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
late 20th-early 21st century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Imar and Tasha Hutchins, Florida Avenue Grill
Object number:
2016.114.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.114.3
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El Chico menus and place mats

Collection Creator:
El Chico Restaurants  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1973
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
El Chico Resturants Collection, 1908-1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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El Chico Restaurants Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1246-ref9

Diverses Pieces de Menus Ouvrages de Serrurerie

Designer:
François de Cuvilliés the Elder, Belgian, active Germany, 1695 - 1768  Search this
Engraver:
Karl Albert von Lespilliez, 1723–1796  Search this
Publisher:
Nicolas Jean-Baptiste de Poilly, French, 1712–after 1758  Search this
Medium:
Etching and engraving on off-white laid paper
Type:
metalwork
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
Germany
Date:
1745
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1921-6-285-40
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1921-6-285-40

Self-portrait on back of a menu

Creator:
Philipp, Robert, 1895-1981  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
not after 1960
Topic:
Menus  Search this
Self-portraits  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13874
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Louise Bruner papers, 1945-1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13874
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