Culinary History Collection


Current Editor: Cynthia D. Bertelsen

Issue 1 Spring 2001

Editor: Caryl Gray

Culinary Heroines & Heroes

Dora Greenleaf Peacock
Laura Jane Harper


Culinary Food History

Culinary Thyme
by Jane Ewing
Old Virginia Receipts

Special Feature

A Possible Framework for Studying
Food in Culture
by Laura Jane Harper
January 2, 1980
Getting to Know Dr. Markham Peacock
Former Professor and English Department Head, Virginia Tech
by Jean Robbins
April 20, 2001


  • Promote Culinary Collection at Virginia Tech
  • Contribute to the growing interest in culinary history and food culture




Honor Roll


Culinary Sources



  • April 24, 2001, Community Hospital, Roanoke
    Peacock-Harper Culinary Collection Advisory Board


  • May 25, 2001
    Hunting Hills Country Club
    Featured speaker: Dianne H. King, Cultural Anthropologist
    Member of the Culinary Historians of Washington, D.C.

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