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Inventory of the Ray Thelen Papers D-470
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Description
The Ray Thelen Papers document the work of American baking technologist Ray Thelen (1918-2005). The papers span the dates 1932 through 2004. The collection includes: commercial recipes and formulas developed by Thelen; commercial and home recipes and formulas gathered from other sources; technical papers by Thelen; and correspondence between Thelen and other bakers. The collection also includes a small set of photographs and one VHS.
Background
Ray Thelen was born on October 26, 1918, in St. Cloud, Minnesota. He began working in bakeries at an early age, beginning as a shop assistant at Sunlight Bakery in St. Cloud, Minnesota at the age of eight. Throughout his youth, Thelen worked at a number of bakeries, including the Cushman Bakery, Dinkel's Bakery, and American Bakeries, all in Chicago, Illinois.
Extent
16.0 linear feet.
Restrictions
Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17 of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publications is given on behalf of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open for research.