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COLLECTION Identifier: A/B124

Recipes of Georges Bachmann, 1899-1902


Collection consists of two volumes (1902, undated) of handwritten recipes in French and one volume of printed menus (1899).


  • 1889-1902

Language of Materials

Materials in French.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research. Folder #2 is closed; extremely fragile.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Georges Bachmann, 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.


3 folders

Collection consists of two handwritten cookbooks in French, early 20th century, kept by Georges Bachmann. The cookbooks include recipes for pȃtes, biscuits, puddings, and madeleines. Also included is one volume of printed menus for six and seven course meals at the West and East Room in 1899.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession numbers: 78-M221

The collection was given to the Schlesinger Library by Mrs. George P. Jordan in 1978.

Processing Information

Processed: April 1988

By: Susan von Salis

Updated and additional description added: July 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.

Bachmann, Georges. Recipes of Georges Bachmann, 1889-1902: A Finding Aid
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, Barbara N. Kravitz Fund for the Schlesinger Library, Pforzheimer Fund for the Schlesinger Library, and Sybil Shainwald Fund at the Schlesinger Library.

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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