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Product Cookbooks Collection

Creator:
Wells, Ellen B.  Search this
Extent:
18 Cubic feet (20 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Cookbooks
Pamphlets
Date:
1874-2009
Summary:
The collection consists of cookbooks, but many would accurately be described as pamphlets. Also included are some labels from products that contain recipes. The cookbooks were produced by manufacturers of the ingredients of foods; by beverage producers; by the manufacturers of appliances for which certain recipes or ways of cooking were particularly appropriate; by trade associations; and by electric and power companies who produced cookbooks for their customers.
Scope and Contents:
These items are termed cookbooks because they contain recipes, but they would accurately be described as pamphlets. The collection also contains some labels from products that contain recipes. They were produced by manufacturers of the ingredients of foods; by beverage producers; by the manufacturers of appliances for which certain recipes or ways of cooking were particularly appropriate; by trade associations; and by electric and power companies who produced cookbooks for their customers. Many of the cookbooks advertise the products represented, and they reflect how companies wished to be seen throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Many of the companies represented are national in scope.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series and is alphabetical by name of manufacturer. In box 15 there are no folders numbered 36 or 74.
Biographical / Historical:
This is an collection begun by the Archives Center to house examples of what is generally termed product cookboosk. These cookbooks are produced by manufacturers of the ingredients of foods; by beverage producers; by the manufacturers of appliances for which certain recipes or ways of cooking were particularly appropriate; by trade associations; and by electric and power companies who produced cookbooks for their customers and to ecourage use of their particular product.
Related Materials:
Materials held in the Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Frances S. Baker Product Cookbooks, circa 1900-1993 (AC0612)

Pillsbury Company Bake-Off Collection, 1949-1999 (AC0690)

Food Preservation and Home Canning Literature, 1883-1990 (AC1061)
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Ellen Wells on December 21, 1990.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
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.
Topic:
Home economics -- 1870-1990  Search this
Women -- Nutrition -- 1870-1990  Search this
Food -- 1870-1990  Search this
advertising -- Cookbooks -- 1870-1990  Search this
Cookery -- 1870-1990  Search this
Genre/Form:
Cookbooks -- 1870-1990
Pamphlets -- 1870-1990
Citation:
Product Cookbooks Collection, 1874-1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0396
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Product Cookbooks Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0396
Online Media:

Napoleon Crossing the Alps from the series History

Artist:
David Levinthal, born San Francisco, CA 1949  Search this
Sitter:
Napoleon Bonaparte  Search this
Medium:
inkjet print
Dimensions:
17 × 22 in. (43.2 × 55.9 cm)
Type:
Photography
Date:
2013
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Occupation\political  Search this
Dress\uniform\military uniform  Search this
Occupation\military\general  Search this
History\France\Revolution  Search this
Portrait male\full length  Search this
Equestrian  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Donald Standford Rosenfeld, Jr.
Copyright:
© 2013, David Levinthal
Object number:
2017.41.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7193b4445-091a-44f2-aa07-e5a23e7a4cf6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2017.41.15

Empire Revival Table

Artist:
Unidentified (French)  Search this
Sitter:
Napoleon Bonaparte  Search this
Medium:
mahogany, painted porcelain, gilding, metal, bronze
Dimensions:
31 3/4 x 31 1/4 in. (80.7 x 79.4 cm.) diam.
Type:
Decorative Arts-Furniture
Crafts
Date:
ca. 1875-1896
Topic:
Ceremony\coronation  Search this
Occupation\military\marshal  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
History\France\Napoleon  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Office of the Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
1983.50
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Renwick Gallery
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk76b776466-fc83-41c8-834f-299c7943b831
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.50

Submission of the Mamelukes to Napoleon

Artist:
Henry Wolf, born Eckwersheim, Alsace 1852-died New York City 1916  Search this
Copy after:
Gustave Bourgain, French, born Paris, France 1856-died Paris, France ca. 1918  Search this
Publisher:
Century Magazine  Search this
Medium:
wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
image: 5 x 7 1/2 in. (12.7 x 19.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1895
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
History\France\Napoleon  Search this
Cityscape\Egypt  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
1973.130.108
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7906d9796-7b77-4d72-94ce-14d988332e15
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1973.130.108

1814 Campaign of France

Artist:
Henry Wolf, born Eckwersheim, Alsace 1852-died New York City 1916  Search this
Copy after:
Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier, French, born Lyon, France 1815-died Paris, France 1891  Search this
Publisher:
Century Magazine  Search this
Medium:
wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
image: 4 7/8 x 7 5/8 in. (12.5 x 19.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1895
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape\season\winter  Search this
Dress\uniform\military uniform  Search this
History\France\Napoleon  Search this
Equestrian  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
1973.130.120
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7c4c5b8d7-91e3-47de-9f0f-2bedf9aa0740
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1973.130.120

Marshal Ney Sustaining the Rear Guard

Artist:
Henry Wolf, born Eckwersheim, Alsace 1852-died New York City 1916  Search this
Copy after:
Adolphe Yvon, French, born Escheviller, France 1817-died Paris, France 1893  Search this
Publisher:
Century Magazine  Search this
Medium:
wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
image: 4 7/8 x 7 5/8 in. (12.5 x 19.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1896
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape\season\winter  Search this
State of being\evil\war  Search this
Occupation\military\marshal  Search this
History\France\Napoleon  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
1973.130.125
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk704e7c17a-84e6-435e-965e-87591acfe5e6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1973.130.125

Saviors of France--Jeanne d'Arc, St. Louis, Clovis and the Hands of the Common Soldier

Artist:
Claggett Wilson, born Washington, DC 1887-died New York City 1952  Search this
Medium:
watercolor on paperboard
Dimensions:
image: 19 x 23 7/8 in. (48.3 x 60.6 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1919
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Allegory\civic\liberty  Search this
History\United States\World War I  Search this
Allegory\religion\salvation  Search this
History\France\Clovis  Search this
Religion\saint\St. Joan of Arc  Search this
Religion\saint\St. Louis  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1981.163.13
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk72908f4d3-5b48-45c6-b9f9-06f9be4437d3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1981.163.13

Rustic Dance

Artist:
Unidentified (French)  Search this
Copy after:
Jean-Antoine Watteau, French, born Valenciennes, France 1684-died Nogent-sur-Marne, France 1721  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
33 x 43 in. (83.8 x 109.2 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
18th-19th century
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Monument\statue  Search this
Recreation\courting  Search this
Landscape\garden  Search this
History\France  Search this
Ceremony\dance  Search this
Performing arts\music\flute  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Cassie Mason Myers Julian-James
Object number:
1923.11.2
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ce8c3100-33d1-4ada-94b2-4560ca17ca93
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1923.11.2

Dauphin (Louis Charles de France)

Artist:
Unidentified (French)  Search this
Sitter:
Louis Charles de France  Search this
Medium:
stipple
Dimensions:
3 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. (9.8 x 6.0 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Dress\accessory\hat  Search this
History\France  Search this
Portrait male\profile  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.7.12
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk71e6ccde2-2d90-4f04-9f47-9716d2108ada
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1929.7.12

Elizabeth de France, in Memoria

Artist:
Unidentified (French)  Search this
Sitter:
Queen Elizabeth  Search this
Medium:
line engraving
Dimensions:
4 1/4 x 6 in. (10.8 x 15.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
History\France  Search this
Portrait female\profile  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.7.15
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk768ca7c46-ce8b-48a1-b6ba-dc010e2db43c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1929.7.15

Maria Theresa Charlotte de France, Louis Charles de France

Artist:
Unidentified (French)  Search this
Sitter:
Louis Charles de France  Search this
Maria Theresa Charlotte de France  Search this
Medium:
hand-colored stipple
Dimensions:
3 in. (7.6 cm) diam.
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1810
Topic:
History\France  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.7.18
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7aa4a007d-4cdd-4779-bb62-a586b383fda5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1929.7.18

Louis Augustus, Dauphin de France

Artist:
Unidentified (French)  Search this
Sitter:
Louis Auguste  Search this
Medium:
line engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 6 7/8 x 4 1/4 in. (17.5 x 10.8 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
History\France  Search this
Portrait male\full length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.7.26
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7e9550b7f-cf02-420e-bdfa-5a8c6886f890
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1929.7.26

Maria Antoinette

Artist:
Unidentified (British)  Search this
Sitter:
Marie Antoinette  Search this
Medium:
line engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 6 7/8 x 4 1/4 in. (17.5 x 10.8 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
History\France  Search this
Portrait female\full length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.7.27
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7bc27fe81-8c3d-470f-b583-cc83a60d25c7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1929.7.27

Louis Seize

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Sitter:
Louis XVI  Search this
Medium:
stipple
Dimensions:
8 3/8 x 7 in. (21.3 x 17.8 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
History\France  Search this
Object\furniture\chair  Search this
Architecture Interior  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.7.28
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7b120b9c8-9502-40fe-ba06-0316dedeaf42
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1929.7.28

Louis XVI--Roi de France

Artist:
Unidentified (French)  Search this
Sitter:
Louis XVI  Search this
Medium:
stipple
Dimensions:
8 3/4 x 6 3/4 in. (22.2 x 17.1 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
History\France  Search this
Portrait male\bust  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.7.37
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7c364f854-95ea-454a-a522-2efc53fd194a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1929.7.37

Louis Auguste, Dauphin de France

Artist:
Unidentified (French)  Search this
Sitter:
Louis Auguste  Search this
Medium:
line engraving
Dimensions:
7 x 4 1/2 in. (17.8 x 11.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
History\France  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.7.4
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk74fb6f167-443d-441a-b0cd-dd88332dc4cc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1929.7.4

Maria Antonie and Ludwig XVI

Artist:
Unidentified (German)  Search this
Sitter:
Louis XVI  Search this
Marie Antoinette  Search this
Medium:
line engraving
Dimensions:
7 3/4 x 11 7/8 in. (19.7 x 30.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
History\France  Search this
Object\furniture\chair  Search this
Architecture Interior  Search this
Dress\accessory\hair ornament  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.7.71
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ff74238e-7f23-4cf1-9075-2a812e0aa330
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1929.7.71

Last Will and Testament of Louis XVI

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
aquatint
Dimensions:
9 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. (23.5 x 19.1 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Ethnic\French  Search this
Object\written matter\certificate  Search this
History\France\Louis XVI  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.7.98
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk767f894a2-423e-4fc2-a0f4-6778637d64b0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1929.7.98

Napoleon I

Artist:
Launt Thompson, born Abbeyleix, Ireland 1833-died Middletown, NY 1894  Search this
Sitter:
Napoleon Bonaparte  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
73 1/2 x 26 x 23 in. (186.7 x 66.0 x 58.4 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
modeled ca. 1866
Topic:
History\France  Search this
Dress\uniform\military uniform  Search this
Occupation\military\general  Search this
Portrait male\full length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Dr. Gifford B. Pinchot
Object number:
1961.2.27
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7e5eaf0c1-bf80-4fd7-91b4-32898da33c8a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1961.2.27

Marie Josephine Louise de Savoie, Reine de France

Artist:
Luigi Schiavonetti, Italian, born Bassano, Italy 1765-died London, England 1810  Search this
Sitter:
Marie Josephine Louise de Savoie  Search this
Medium:
stipple and line engraving
Dimensions:
7 1/8 x 4 3/8 in. (18.1 x 11.1 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
History\France  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.7.50
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75461e37c-370f-4063-a28f-1cce387802a0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1929.7.50

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