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COLLECTION Identifier: A/G285

Cookbook of Louise Gallatin Gay, 1910

Overview

Collection contains one volume containing handwritten family recipes copied out for Louise Gallatin Gay by her aunt, Miss Cornelia L. Ewing.

Dates

  • 1910

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the cookbook created by Louise Gallatin Gay is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. 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.

Extent

1 folder

Collection contains one volume containing handwritten family recipes copied out for Louise Gallatin Gay by her aunt, Miss Cornelia L. Ewing. Recipes for stewed beef, chicken, cooking vegetables, sweet bread, sponge cake, and rolled jelly cake are included. The cookbook also contains recipes for homemade caramels, grape jelly, and jellied chicken.

BIOGRAPHY

Louise Gallatin Gay was the daughter of Albert H. Gallatin. She married Charles Merrick Gay in 1909 and lived in Wyckoff, New Jersey.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 95-M51

The cookbook of Louise Gallatin Gay was given to the Schlesinger Library by Elizabeth G. Nichols in 1995.

Processing Information

Processed: May 1995

By: Anne Engelhart

Updated and additional description added: December 2020

By: Amber L. Moore

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.

Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
Language of description
und
Sponsor
Processing of this collection was made possible by Patricia M. King/Schlesinger Library Director's Fund.
EAD ID
sch01765

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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