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Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Manuscript formulae and receipts book
Date(s):1861-1877
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0109
Abstract:This nineteenth-century American manuscript contains approximately eighty-five pages of medicinal formulae and household receipts along with notes and sketches of plants and their medicinal properties. The volume dates from approximately[...] 1861 to 1877 and may have been created by a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, resident with a medical or scientific background.
Subjects:Housekeeping--History--19th century | Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions--History--19th century | Formulas, recipes, etc--History--19th century
Creator:Coode, Thomas
Title:Thomas Coode manuscript recipe book
Date(s):1816-1868
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0098
Abstract:Thomas Coode’s nineteenth-century manuscript recipe book contains instructions for domestic and trade processes ranging from plate cleaning and preserving meat to preparing fireworks and varnishes. The volume also features notes[...] on book-binding and glazing mezzotint prints.
Subjects:Bookbinding--History--19th century | Fireworks--History--19th century | Housekeeping--History--19th century | Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Davis, John L.
Title:John L. Davis medicinal formulae and household recipes
Date(s):1861-1896
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0108
Abstract:Philadelphia chemist John Davis’s manuscript book is filled with medicinal formulae and numerous laid-in receipts and household hints. There are over 135 items as varied as medicinal receipts, graduation announcements,[...] poetry, sketches, and a silhouette.
Subjects:Housekeeping--History--19th century | Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions--History--19th century | Formulas, recipes, etc--History--19th century | Chemists (scientists)
Creator:Upson, Lucy E., 1818-1892
Title:Lucy E. Upson diary
Date(s):1875-1892
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0077
Abstract:These four manuscripts are volumes of Lucy E. Upson’s diary, which describes life in Kosciusko County, Indiana, between 1875 and 1892. Upson remarked on the weather, her chores, visitors, various[...] religious services, and other aspects of rural life.
Subjects:Climatology--Observations--History--19th century | Agriculture | Housekeeping--History--19th century | Women--United States--Diaries | More Subjects
Creator:Potts, Anna M., 1830-1892
Title:Anna M. Potts diary
Date(s):1860-1861
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0105
Abstract:This diary was kept by Anna M. Potts of Chester County, Pennsylvania, between January 1, 1860, and February 20, 1861. Potts recorded information related to the weather, illness and death,[...] social visits, her servants, daily work and domestic details, and her Quaker faith.
Subjects:Housekeeping--History--19th century | Women--United States--Diaries | Nervous system--Diseases--History--19th century | Quaker women | More Subjects