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 Collection
Identifier: NJ003

New Jersey Cookbook Collection

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1859-2014 ( 1930-2002)

Abstract

The New Jersey Collection includes a significant body of New Jersey cookbooks written and compiled by various local and regional groups active throughout the state during the twentieth century, with post-World War II publications constituting its most active area of development.

Extent

58 cubic feet (58 records center cartons)

Physical Location

Stored offsite: Advance notice required to consult these records.

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

The items in the finding aid for the New Jersey Cookbooks Collection are arranged by place of publication.

Related Items

Bower, Anne L., ed. Recipes for Reading: Community Cookbooks, Stories, Histories. Amherst: The University of Massachusetts Press, circa 1997.

Brown, Eleanor and Brown, Bob. Culinary Americana: Cookbooks Published in the Cities and Towns of the United States of America During the Years from 1860 through 1960. Forward by Clifton Fadiman. New York: Roving Eye Press, circa 1961.

Cook, Margaret. "New Jersey's Charitable Cooks: A Checklist of Fund-Raising Cook Books Published in New Jersey (1879-1915)." The Journal of The Rutgers University Library, Vol. xxxv, 1 (Dec. 1971): 15-26.

Additional cataloged cookbooks can be searched for in the Rutgers Library Catalog.

Processing Note

Materials received for processing before January 1998 are cataloged as item-level records in the Library Catalog.

Title
Inventory to the New Jersey Cookbook Collection
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
RUL Staff
Date
July 2015
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.
Sponsor
Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University received an operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.