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COLLECTION Identifier: A/K78

Cookbook of Sharon Skott Koenig, 1996


Collection consists of a photocopy of a typed cookbook that includes personal narrative and photographs, 1996.


  • 1996

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the cookbook created by Sharon Skott Koenig, 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.


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Collection consists of a photocopy of a typed cookbook entitled, "Been There, Cooked That," that includes personal narrative and photographs of Sharon Skott Koenig. Koenig's narrative details her childhood memories of being in the kitchen watching her mother cook; her memories of taking Home Economics at Grady High School; and other personal stories intermeshed with the recipes.


Sharon Skott Koenig grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, part of a Jewish family. As a young housewife she lived in Cleveland, Ohio; the family later moved to St. Petersburg, Florida, where Koenig began a catering business called Eppis Essen ("things to eat" in Yiddish).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 2005-M153

The cookbook of Sharon Skott Koenig was given to the Schlesinger Library by Rochelle Ruthchild in 2005.

Processing Information

Processed: November 2005

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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