American Women's History: A Research Guide
Culinary History
Home Page | Last Update: 4/18/2003 | Suggestion Box


Bibliographies

Culinary History: A Research Guide [online]. New York: Center for the Humanities, New York Public Library, October 1996, rev. January 1998 [cited 25 February 1998]. Available from: http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/grd/resguides/culryla.html.

Wheaton, Barbara Ketcham, and Patricia M. Kelly. A Bibliography for Culinary Historians: Using the Harvard University Libraries and the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America. Cambridge, Mass.: [Radcliffe College], 1985.


Encyclopedias

Gay, Kathlyn, and Martin K. Gay. Encyclopedia of North American Eating and Drinking Traditions, Customs, and Rituals. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, 1996. 289p.


Primary Sources: Archival Collections

See also: Archival Collections - General Tools

Cookbook Collection, Texas Woman's University Libraries [http://www.twu.edu/library/womans/cook.htm]

The Culinary Collection, Newcomb College Center for Research on Women [http://www.tulane.edu/~wc/text/culinary.html]

Culinary Holdings, Schlesinger Library [http://www.radcliffe.edu/schles/libcolls/bksper/culinary/index.htm]



Primary Sources: Digital Collections

Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850-1920 [online]. [Durham, NC] :; Digital Scriptorium, Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University, 2000 [cited 26 June 2001]. Available from: http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/eaa/.
Offers images from 82 cookbooks from 1878-1929; see the Advertising Cookbooks section for an overview of these sources.

Feeding America: The Historic American Cookbook Project [online]. East Lansing: Michigan State University Library and Michigan State University Museum, 2001- [cited 25 February 2002]. Available from: http://digital.lib.msu.edu/cookbooks/.

The Photography Collection [online]. Denver, CO: Denver Public Library, 1995- . Available from: http://gowest.coalliance.org/.
The 80,000 images in this collection document the history of Colorado and the American West. This database includes a number of applicable subject headings (e.g., cookery, kitchens, and picnics).

Visual Resources Database [online]. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society, [1998- ]. Available from: http://www.mnhs.org/library/search/vrdb/bsearch.html.

Talking About Women's History

Diner, Hasia. Foodways of Immigrants [Interview online]. Interviewed by Jim Madison. Talking History, October 2002. Available from: http://talkinghistory.oah.org/arch2002.html.

Haber, Barbara. They Dieted For Their Sins: Food Reformers and the New England Kitchen [Lecture online]. Old South Meeting House, 6 March 2003. Available from: http://streams.wgbh.org/forum/forum.php?lecture_id=1178.




American Women's History: A Research Guide

Ken Middleton
kmiddlet@frank.mtsu.edu
Middle Tennessee State Univ. Library
Murfreesboro, TN 37132