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COLLECTION Identifier: A/D294

Cookbook of Mde. De Cireaut, 1780?


Handwritten French cookbook.


  • Creation: 1780

Language of Materials

Materials in French.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.


1 folder

Collection consists of one handwritten cookbook entitled "Cahier des recettes pour faire des liqueurs, maspineries et remèdes pour différentes maladies pour Mde. de Cireaut" (92 pages, includes index), circa 1780. The cookbook was previously owned by French chef Raymond Oliver, and has a small sticker with his name on the title page.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: D-40

The cookbook was deposited at Harvard in April 2012. It forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection.

Processing Information

Processed: June 2017

By: Anne Engelhart.

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.

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