Elliott family papers

Abstract

The Elliot family papers (dated 1894-1899; 0.68 cubic foot; 2 boxes) comprise the handwritten recipes, newspaper clippings, cookery, and cookbooks collected and used by the Elliott family of central Kentucky.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Elliott family papers
Extent
0.68 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Recipes.
Cooking -- Kentucky.
Cooking
Arrangement
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Madeline Alvey
Preferred Citation
2016ms042: Elliott family papers, 1894-1899, undated, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Dr. William Mac Elliott (1873-1935) and Margaret Snoddy Elliott (1874-1949) lived in central Kentucky. They were the parents of Margaret Jewell, nee Elliott (1905-1984) who also spent her life in central Kentucky. Margaret Jewell and Robert Berry Jewell (1896-1986) were the parents of Frances Jewell Hammond (1938-present).
Scope and Content
The Elliot family papers (dated 1894-1899; 0.68 cubic feet; 2 boxes) comprise the handwritten recipes, newspaper clippings, cookery, and cookbooks collected and used by the Elliott family of central Kentucky. Several of the books contain recipes pasted into other books, including a note book and a Central University of Kentucky course catalog from 1896.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

The Favorite Cook Book with handwritten recipes, 1894

  • Box 1, folder 1
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Interleavings, undated

  • Box 1, folder 2
Interleavings from The Favorite Cookbook.
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Cookbook pasted into Central University of Kentucky 1896-1897 Course Catalog, 1896

  • Box 1, folder 3
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What to Cook and How to Cook It recipe book with handwritten and pasted in additions, 1899

  • Box 1, folder 4
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Interleavings - letters, clipped and written recipes, 1899

  • Box 1, folder 5
Interleavings from What to Cook and How to Cook It.
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Cookbook, undated

  • Box 2, folder 1
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Recipe book with recipes pasted over notes and other schoolwork, undated

  • Box 2, folder 2
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Interleavings, handwritten and clipped recipes, undated

  • Box 2, folder 3
Interleavings from recipe book with recipes posted over notes and other schoolwork.
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