The Peacock-Harper Culinary Collection is a collection of cookbooks and related items housed in the Virginia Tech Libary

The latest updates about the collection.

 Culinary Thymes:
Our newsletter provides interesting articles and updates.

 About the Collection:
Learn about the Culinary History Collection and the Peacock Harper Culinary Collection.

 Contact Us:
E-mail, call or write the people responsible for the collection.

Contribute time, money, or books to the collection now or as part of your legacy to Virginia Tech.

 Search for Books:
The online card catalog can be used to search for books in the collection.

 Image Base:
The collection contains hundreds of images relating to the books in the collections and the organization.

 Donor List:
View a recent list of donors.

 Culinary Research:
The collection has been fertile ground for research.

 Culinary Collections:
Other similar collections on the web.

Apply for our two scholarships for VT grad students.

 Hosting and Sponsorship:
The collection is hosted by Special Collections and the Digital Library and Archives at Virginia Tech.

Direct donations to:
Caryl Gray (e-mail) or Joyce Nester (e-mail)
Special Collections
Newman Library,
Virginia Tech,
P.O. Box 90001
Blacksburg, Virginia 24062-9001
United States of America

The 2005 chair of the Culinary History Collection is:
Sandy Bosworth
1515 Harding Avenue
Blacksburg, Virginia 24060

Web design by
Scott Chandler
401 Willard Drive
Blacksburg, Virginia 24060

Seminal donations to the Culinary History Collection
The first two major donations to the collection were the cookbooks of Dora Greenlaw Peacock and Laura Jane Harper.

Peacock-Harper Culinary History Collection Advisory Group 2005
Martha Akers      
Roanoke, VA

Joanne Anderson
Blacksburg, VA

Jo Anne Barton
Blacksburg, VA

Cindy Bertelsen
Blacksburg, VA

Beth Bodnar
Blacksburg, VA

Evan Bohnen
Blacksburg, VA

Sandy Bosworth
Blacksburg, VA

Ellen Coale
Blacksburg, VA

Martha Cobble
Roanoke, VA

Frank Conforti
Blacksburg, VA

Anne Dumper
Broadford, VA

Becky Ellis
Roanoke, VA

JoAnn Emmel
Blacksburg, VA

Suzi Fortenberry      
Roanoke, VA

Maxine Fraade
Roanoke, VA

Gary Giovanni
Blacksburg, VA

Jean Goad
Salem, VA

Deanna Gordon
Salem, VA

Caryl Gray
Blacksburg, VA

Dorothy Hayes
Roanoke, VA

Gloria Henneke
Blacksburg, VA

Dorothy Herndon
Roanoke, VA

Ann Hertzler
Kure Beach, NC

Polly Holloway
Vinton, VA

Agnes Jacoby
Roanoke, VA

Janet Johnson
Blacksburg, VA

Gail McMillan      
Blacksburg, VA

Barbara Morlang
Roanoke, VA

Joyce Nester
Blacksburg, VA

Ida Powell
Lynchburg, VA

Mary Rapoport
Roanoke, VA

Chef Billie Raper
Roanoke, VA

Jean Robbins
Roanoke, VA

Helen Smith
Hot Springs, VA

Daisy Stewart
Blacksburg, VA

Frances Trent
Roanoke, VA

Jennee Tu
Blacksburg, VA