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COLLECTION Identifier: A/F283

Cookbook of Sarah Fayerweather, 1764


Collection consists of an American handwritten cookbook of Sarah Fayerweather.


  • 1764

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Originals closed; fragile. Use digital images.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the cookbook created by Sarah Fayerweather, 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 consists of American cookbook of Sarah Fayerweather, which includes writing in different handwriting styles with recipes for cakes, puddings, meats, jellies, biscuits and home remedies. The cookbook also contains an index.


Sarah Fayerweather was born in Boston, Massachusetts on December 1, 1730, the daughter of Thomas and Mary Hubbard. She married Thomas Fayerweather in 1756 and they lived in Cambridge, Massachusetts. They had four children. Fayerweather died in 1804.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 2007-M134

The cookbook of Sarah Fayerweather was given to the Schlesinger Library by Helen Cutter Maclennan, Radcliffe Class of 1957, in 2007.

Processing Information

Processed: August 2007

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.

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

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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