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COLLECTION Identifier: A/M899

Moser family cookbook: recipes and memories of a well-fed family, 2001


Cookbook, including family recipes, home remedies, genealogy and biographical information, and photographs of the Moser family of Ohio.


  • 2001

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by the Moser family as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.


1 folder

Collection contains a looseleaf cookbook containing recipes, photographs, and reminiscences of the extended Moser family of Ohio, edited by Joe and Pegger Moser Osburn. Recipes were contributed by members of the Moser and Osburn families. Many of the recipes also include commentary, such as the recipe's origin and occasions on which it was prepared. The cookbook is organized in sections by type of food, followed by a section titled "Memories & History," which provides details about various members of the family, including newspaper obituaries. The cookbook also includes family genealogy.


William and Otillia "Tilly" (Riethmiller) Moser lived in Ohio. They married in 1892 and in 1899 settled on a farm near Dover. They had twelve children.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 2005-M27

The papers of the Moser family were given to the Schlesinger Library by Peggy Osburn in March 2005.

Processing Information

Processed: May 2005

By: Anne Engelhart.

Updated and additional description added: June 2020

By: Susan Earle.

The Schlesinger Library attempts to provide a basic level of preservation and access for all collections, and does more extensive processing of higher priority collections as time and resources permit.  Finding aids may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
Language of description
Processing of this collection was made possible by the Radcliffe Class of 1955 Manuscript Processing Fund.

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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