Culinary History Collection


Current Editor: Cynthia D. Bertelsen

Issue 1 Spring 2001


To donate materials that may be appropriate for the Culinary History Collection, contact Caryl Gray, VT College Librarian, (540-231-9229) or Joyce Nester, Special Collections, (540-231-6308), or write to them at University Libraries, Virginia Tech, PO Box 90001, 24062-9001. Addison, the library’s online catalog, or the Culinary History Collection web site ( can be used to identify publications that are currently part of the collection.

Donors are responsible for having gifts appraised and will be recognized for a gift-in-kind when an appraisal accompanies the donated materials.

If you would like to make a monetary contribution to support student research or to purchase materials for the Culinary History Collection, contact Charlotte Kidd (CHRE, 260 Wallace Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0426) or contact Jean Robbins, Alumni Board Representative (540-774-7895).

"Receipt books" (the old name for recipe books), photographs, and curriculum materials have been donated by:

Martha G. Akers
Jo Ann Barton
Erna Mae Behrend
Shirley C. Belcher
Mary Margaret Brown
Margaret C. Dean
Mary E. Dooley
Jane Ewing
Anne Frame estate
Caryl E. Gray

Dr. Ann Hertzler
Lois Hinkle
Phyllis Hochman
Agnes Jacoby
Jane Jennings
Alice W. Johnson
Charlotte Kidd
Beverly Lineweaver
Shirleigh Marvin
Gail McMillan
Pansie Murray

Grayson Palmore
Liz Ritchey
Dr.Jean Robbins
Helen W. Smith
Frances Trent
Patricia Carothers Thompson
Carmine Valentino
Ellen Wade
Freeda W. Walker
Virginia Moore Wiley


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