Recipe book of Josephine Rose Lee Saltonstall, 1871-1918
Handwritten recipe book of Josephine Rose Lee Saltonstall, with some items added by her daughter and others.
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
Access. Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Josephine Rose Lee Saltonstall 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.
The collection consists of a handwritten recipe book with loose items, some added by Josephine Rose Lee Saltonstall's daughter and others. The recipe book includes recipes for fish, chicken, ham, soup, pickles, cakes, fruit desserts, puddings, and gingerbread. Some of the recipes appear to have been collected from friends or acquaintances.
Josephine Rose Lee Saltonstall was born in Salem Massachusetts, in 1843, the daughter of John Clarke Lee and Harriet Rose Lee. She married William Gurdon Saltonstall in 1867; they had four children: Robert, Lucy, John, and Rosamund. Josephine Saltonstall died in 1889.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession number: 96-M136
This recipe book of Josephine Rose Lee Saltsonstall was given to the Schlesinger Library by her great-granddaughter, Josephine Lee Murray, in 1996.
Processed: October 1996
By: Anne Engelhart
Updated and additional description added: September 2020
By: Susan Earle
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- Processing of this collection was made possible by Radcliffe Class of 1955 Manuscript Processing Fund
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