Culinary History Collection


Current Editor: Cynthia D. Bertelsen

Issue 4 Spring 2003

Virginia Tech's University Libraries continues to receive gifts of cookbooks, photographs, curriculum materials, and more from many generous donors, including:

Roberta Ainsley, Edward P. Milhous in memory of Catherine Ainsley
Martha G. Akers
Connie Anderson
Jo Ann Barton
Kathryn C. Beattie
Erna Mae Behrend
Shirley C. Belcher
Mary Margaret Brown
Mrs. Curtis Clark
Madeline Cooper
Jerry Couick
Margaret C. Dean
Marilyn R. Donato
Elizabeth Donald
Mary E. Dooley
Anne Newton Dumper
Edwin J. Ewing
Jane Ewing
Anne Frame estate
Jayne C. Gardner

Caryl E. Gray
Johanna F. O. Hahn
Nancy Hannah
Dorothy Herndon
Dr. Ann Hertzler
Mary Abbott Hess
Lois Hinkle
Phyllis Hochman
Iva Mary Hopkins
Agnes Jacoby
Jane Jennings
Alice W. Johnson
Beatrice Kalka
Charlotte Kidd
Mary Larimer
Jean Lawhorn
Mary Lee
Barbara R. Taylor Lehmann
Beverly Lineweaver
Lynchburg Daily Bread Board
Shirleigh Marvin
Gail McMillan

Christine L. Medlin
Barbara Morlang
Ray Murley
Pansie Murray
Rubinette Niemann
Grayson Palmore
Deloris J. Pourchot
Liz Ritchey
Dr. Jean Robbins
Inez Roop
Nancy H. Seamans
Helen W. Smith
Julia Thaxton
Patricia Carothers Thompson
Frances Trent
Carmine Valentino
Evelyn Victorine
Ellen Wade
Freeda W. Walker
Jane Wentworth
Virginia Moore Wiley
Betty Williamson
Janice E. Woodard


To donate materials that may be appropriate for the Culinary History Collection, please contact Caryl Gray, VT College Librarian for Human Resources, (540-231-9229) or 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, please contact Charlotte Kidd (CHRE, 260 Wallace Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0426), or Jean Robbins, Alumni Board Representative (540-774-7895).

To find titles in the Culinary History Collection, search the library's online catalog, Addison. Enter keywords "Culinary Collection." To locate images digitized from the Collection, browse the available categories or search the VT ImageBase. Review the collection development policy.



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