Notebook of Bessie Lansing, undated
Notebook on domestic science course taken by Bessie Lansing.
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
Access. Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright. Copyright in the notebook created by Bessie Lansing 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.
Collection consists of a handwritten notebook containing notes on cooking methods, lists of abbreviations, nutritional values of food, methods of food preservation, and rules for good manners and setting the table. Interspersed are many recipes, as well as diagrams of a wood stove and cuts of meat. Recipes include egg dishes, beverages, cakes and pies, sauces, soups, vegetable dishes, and meat dishes.
Bessie Lansing studied domestic science at Michigan Agricultural College domestic science around 1905.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession number: 2015-M171
The Notebook of Bessie Lansing was acquired by the Schlesinger Library from Franklin Gilliam in 2015.
Processed: October 2015
By: Anne Engelhart
Updated and additional description added: December 2020
By: Cat Lea Holbrook
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- Processing of this collection was made possible by the Zetlin Sisters Fund and the Jane Rainie Opel '50 Fund.
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