Guide to the Jane Adams Recipe and Menu Collection

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Guide to the Jane Adams Recipe and Menu Collection 1920/1959

Special Collections & University Archives

Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Jane Adams Recipe and Menu Collection
Dates: 1920-1959
Identification: MS-0012
Creator: Adams Recipe and Menu Collection
Physical Description: 8.52 linear ft
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
URL: http://library.sdsu.edu/scua
Email: scref@rohan.sdsu.edu
Phone: 619-594-6791

Biographical Information:

Jane Adams was wife of SDSU Professor John R. Adams.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Publications

Title:

Recipes -- Specimens

Topical Term:

Cookery
Menus -- Specimens
Recipes

Administrative Information

Accruals:

1989

Conditions Governing Use:

The copyright interests in some of these materials have been transferred to or belong to San Diego State University. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections means that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish.  Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Identification of item, folder title, box number, John and Jane Adams Recipe and Menu Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

Arrangement of Materials:

I. Fliers, Booklets, Cookbooks, and Topical
II. Handwritten Recipes and Cutouts
III. Menus

Scope and Contents

Jane Adams collected recipes and menus from hundreds of food manufacturers and locales. The collection has been separated into three sections, the largest being Fliers, Booklets, Cookbooks, and Topical, which is alphabetically filed, and which includes product/company fliers, topical information, and cookbooks by title.  Handwritten Recipes and Cutouts includes handwritten recipes and clippings.  Menus consists of menus, sorted by location of origin.  Most of the items in the collection were printed with no date; the collection appears to cover approximately 1900 through the 1960s.

Detailed List of Contents

 

Fliers, Booklets, Cookbooks, and Topical

Box 1, Folder 1

Abbot laboratories- Sucary 1

Box 1, Folder 2

The A and P Menu- Women's Day Supplement

Box 1, Folder 3

Accent

Box 1, Folder 4

American Housewife Collection

Box 1, Folder 5

American Legion Auxiliary Cook Book

Box 1, Folder 6

Ancient Quinoa Harvest Recipes

Box 1, Folder 7

Appetizing Left Overs

Box 1, Folder 8

Appliances

Box 1, Folder 9

Argo Corn Starch (SEE Corn Products Refining Co.)

Box 1, Folder 10

Arm and Hammer Baking Soda

Box 1, Folder 11

The Art of Cooking in Coronado

Box 1, Folder 12

Ateco Cookie Maker

Box 1, Folder 13

Aunt Jane's Cook Book

Box 1, Folder 14

Authentic recipe from the Great Kitchens of Europe: Revereware

Box 1, Folder 15

Avon and Perfect Products

Box 1, Folder 16

Baskin-Robbins

Box 1, Folder 17

Beer

Box 1, Folder 18

Best Foods

Box 1, Folder 19

Better Homes and Gardens

Box 1, Folder 20

Better Meals for Less

Box 1, Folder 21

Betty Crocker (SEE General Mills Inc.)

Box 1, Folder 22

Blue Ribbon products (SEE Hellmann's Products)

Box 1, Folder 23

Bisquick "No time to cook" recipes

Box 1, Folder 24

The Bob Wilson Cook Book

Box 1, Folder 25

Bon Appetite

Box 1, Folder 26

Borax Soap (SEE Pacific Coast Borax Company)

Box 1, Folder 27

Borden's Products (SEE Eagle Brand)

Box 1, Folder 28

Bureau of Public Welfare

Box 1, Folder 29

Burnett's Products

Box 1, Folder 30

C & H Cane Sugar

Box 1, Folder 31

Calendar of Desserts/ Calendar of Dinners

Box 1, Folder 32

Cake Mate Products

Box 1, Folder 33

California and Hawaiian Refining Corp., Ltd.

Box 1, Folder 34

California Packing Corp. (SEE Del Monte)

Box 1, Folder 35

Calumet Baking Powder (SEE General Foods)

Box 1, Folder 36

Campbell's

Box 1, Folder 37

Campfire Company

Box 1, Folder 38

Campus Cooking Club Cook Book

Box 1, Folder 39

Canada Dry Ginger Ale, Inc.

Box 1, Folder 40

Canning guides (SEE ALSO Kerr)

Box 1, Folder 41

Carnation Evaporated Milk

Box 1, Folder 42

Catalogs of Cookbooks

Box 1, Folder 43

Cereal Companies

Box 1, Folder 44

Certo (SEE Sure-Jell)

Box 1, Folder 45

Chambord Special Cocktail: cooking recipes

Box 1, Folder 46

Cheese

Box 1, Folder 47

Champange: How to choose

Box 1, Folder 48

Chinese Recipes/ Products

Box 1, Folder 49

Christian Women's Fellowship Personal Recipes

Box 1, Folder 50

Cigarettes

Box 1, Folder 51

Cocktails (Products are listed)

Box 1, Folder 52

Cocktails- Heublein

Box 1, Folder 53

Cocktails (Products are listed)

Box 1, Folder 54

Cocktails- Misc.

Box 1, Folder 55

Cocktails (Products are listed)

Box 1, Folder 56

Coffees and Teas

Box 1, Folder 57

Continental Baking Company, Inc.

Box 1, Folder 58

Cook-ware

Box 1, Folder 59

Cooking for Profit

Box 1, Folder 60

Cookies

Box 1, Folder 61

Cookies for Rookies

Box 1, Folder 62

Corn Products Refining Company

Box 2, Folder 1

Cream of-

Box 2, Folder 2

Crescent Manufacturing Co.

Box 2, Folder 3

Crosse and Blackwell Products

Box 2, Folder 4

Culinary Art

Box 2, Folder 5

Cupid's Book

Box 2, Folder 6

Dainty Sweets- International Cooking Library

Box 2, Folder 7

Del Monte

Box 2, Folder 8

C. E. Dennis

Box 2, Folder 9

The Dessert Book

Box 2, Folder 10

Detroit Jewel Cook Book

Box 2, Folder 11

Diamond Brand- walnuts

Box 2, Folder 12

The Dining Room

Box 2, Folder 13

Dole (SEE Hawaiian Pineapple Co.)

Box 2, Folder 14

Dromedary Coconut (SEE Hills Brothers Co.)

Box 2, Folder 15

Eagle Brand

Box 2, Folder 16

Eaters Digest

Box 2, Folder 17

Ekenberg Company

Box 2, Folder 18

Emergency Package

Box 2, Folder 19

Epicurean Cooking

Box 2, Folder 20

Evaporated Milk Association

Box 2, Folder 21

Eye Prayers

Box 2, Folder 22

Family Circle Magazine

Box 2, Folder 23

Farm Home Department Favorite Recipes

Box 2, Folder 24

Fleischmann's

Box 2, Folder 25

Fontana Food Products Co.

Box 2, Folder 26

Food Basket Home Economist- Mary Morgan

Box 2, Folder 27

R. T. French Co.

Box 2, Folder 28

500 Delicious Salad Recipes

Box 2, Folder 29

From Kitchen to Kitchen in San Diego

Box 2, Folder 30

Fruits

Box 2, Folder 31

Garden

Box 2, Folder 32

The Gas Appliance Association

Box 2, Folder 33

Gastronomic Bibliography

Box 2, Folder 34

Gebhardt's Eagle Chili Powder

Box 2, Folder 35

General Foods Products (SEE ASLO Jell-O, Min. Tapioca)

Box 2, Folder 36

General Mills Inc.

Box 2, Folder 37

Ghirardelli Co. Recipes

Box 2, Folder 38

C. M. Gifford and Sons- olives

Box 2, Folder 39

Glove A-1 Products

Box 2, Folder 40

Globe Guilders Cook Book

Box 2, Folder 41

A Glossary of Grench Foods and Cookery

Box 2, Folder 42

Gold Medal Products (SEE General Mills Inc.)

Box 2, Folder 43

Good Housekeeping Institution

Box 2, Folder 44

Gourmet: The Magazine of Good Living

Box 2, Folder 45

Gourmet Notes II

Box 2, Folder 46

Government Information

Box 2, Folder 47

Grape-nuts Co. (SEE General Foods)

Box 2, Folder 48

Gulden's

Box 2, Folder 49

Hamilton's- House of Fine Foods

Box 2, Folder 50

Haserot Co.

Box 2, Folder 51

Hawaiian Pineapple Co. (and canners)

Box 2, Folder 52

Heinz Recipes

Box 2, Folder 53

Helix Unit of Children's Hospital Auxiliary Recipes

Box 2, Folder 54

Hellmann's Products

Box 2, Folder 55

Helpful Suggestions for the Home

Box 2, Folder 56

Herbs

Box 2, Folder 57

Hershey's

Box 2, Folder 58

Hershey's Recipe Samples

Box 2, Folder 59

Hills Brothers Co.

Box 2, Folder 60

Holsum Bakery

Box 2, Folder 61

Home Cookery and Comforts

Box 2, Folder 62

Home Economics Department Recipe Books

Box 2, Folder 63

Homemakers Cook Book

Box 3, Folder 1

Honey

Box 3, Folder 2

Hordlick's Malted Milk (M & M Co.)

Box 3, Folder 3

Housekeeping

Box 3, Folder 4

How to Buy Food for Less

Box 3, Folder 5

Jaques MFG Co.

Box 3, Folder 6

Jell-Well Dessert Co.

Box 3, Folder 7

Jell-O

Box 3, Folder 8

Karo (SEE Continental Baking Co.)

Box 3, Folder 9

Kelloggs Co.

Box 3, Folder 10

Kerr Glass Manufacturing Corp.

Box 3, Folder 11

Kinks for Candy Cookers

Box 3, Folder 12

Kitchen Kapers

Box 3, Folder 13

Knox Gelatin

Box 3, Folder 14

Knudsen Co.

Box 3, Folder 15

Kornlet (SEE Haserot Co.)

Box 3, Folder 16

Kosher Products

Box 3, Folder 17

Kraft

Box 3, Folder 18

Kroger Food Foundation

Box 3, Folder 19

La Cocina de San Pasqual

Box 3, Folder 20

Langendorf Bread

Box 3, Folder 21

Lard

Box 3, Folder 22

Las Palmas- Ramirez and Feraud Chili Co.

Box 3, Folder 23

Let's Cook

Box 3, Folder 24

Life

Box 3, Folder 25

Linda Vista Methodist Church Cook Book

Box 3, Folder 26

Luer Meat Products

Box 3, Folder 27

Lunds

Box 3, Folder 28

Manischewitz Co. (SEE Kosher Products)

Box 3, Folder 29

Mapleine (SEE Crescent Manufacturing Co.)

Box 3, Folder 30

Margarine

Box 3, Folder 31

Marshmallow Recipes (SEE ALSO Campfire Co.)

Box 3, Folder 32

Mazola (SEE Corn Products Refining Co.)

Box 3, Folder 33

Meat Products

Box 3, Folder 34

Mecca Patrol Cook Book

Box 3, Folder 35

Medicines

Box 3, Folder 36

Melody of Foods

Box 3, Folder 37

Methodist Episcopal Church Favorite Recipes

Box 3, Folder 38

Metropolitan Cook Book

Box 3, Folder 39

Mexican Curios- Exposition

Box 3, Folder 40

Minute Tapioca

Box 3, Folder 41

Misc. Recipes

Box 3, Folder 42

Mission Hills Congretaional Church Favorite Recipes

Box 3, Folder 43

Molasses

Box 3, Folder 44

Modern Woman Magazine

Box 3, Folder 45

Morris Collection Cookbook

Box 3, Folder 46

Nabisco

Box 3, Folder 47

National Biscuit Co. (SEE Nabisco)

Box 3, Folder 48

National Livestock and Meat Board

Box 3, Folder 49

Nestles Chocolate

Box 3, Folder 50

Norge Prize Winning Recipes

Box 3, Folder 51

Northwestern Yeast Co.

Box 3, Folder 52

Nutrition

Box 3, Folder 53

Old San Diego Cook Book

Box 3, Folder 54

E & A Opler, Inc.- cocoa

Box 3, Folder 55

Oriental (SEE Chinese)

Box 4, Folder 1

Outdoor and Barbecue

Box 4, Folder 2

Pacific Coast Borax Co.

Box 4, Folder 3

Pacific Ribs: Beef tours the Pacific

Box 4, Folder 4

Palate-Tempting Creations

Box 4, Folder 5

The Pat Nixon Cook Book

Box 4, Folder 6

Peanut Companies

Box 4, Folder 7

Pendleton Pantry

Box 4, Folder 8

Pepsin Syrup Co.

Box 4, Folder 9

Pennsylvania Duth Cooking

Box 4, Folder 10

Pharmacy Calendar

Box 4, Folder 11

Picayune Creole Cookbook

Box 4, Folder 12

Pillsbury

Box 4, Folder 13

Pillsbury 3rd Grand National 100 Prize winning recipes

Box 4, Folder 14

Pillsbury's 100 Grand National Recipes

Box 4, Folder 15

Pompeian Olive Oil

Box 4, Folder 16

Pond's Extract Co.

Box 4, Folder 17

Postum Co. (SEE General Foods)

Box 4, Folder 18

Potluck Cookbook

Box 4, Folder 19

Presto Products

Box 4, Folder 20

Price Baking Powder Co.

Box 4, Folder 21

Procter and Gamble Co.

Box 4, Folder 22

Prudential Cookbook

Box 4, Folder 23

Puritan Meats

Box 4, Folder 24

Qualitee Dairy Products

Box 4, Folder 25

Quasar Microwave Ovens

Box 4, Folder 26

Ralston-Purina co.

Box 4, Folder 27

The Recipe Book

Box 4, Folder 28

Recipe of the Month Magazine

Box 4, Folder 29

Recipe Saver

Box 4, Folder 30

Red Seal (SEE P.C. Tomson & Co.)

Box 4, Folder 31

Rexall

Box 4, Folder 32

Rice

Box 4, Folder 33

Richelieu- Horseradish

Box 4, Folder 34

Roart's- Food Specialties

Box 4, Folder 35

Roasted Red: Red Bell Pepper Recipes

Box 4, Folder 36

Rockwood & Co.

Box 4, Folder 37

Roman Meal Co. (SEE Schulze Baking Co.)

Box 4, Folder 38

Royal Products

Box 4, Folder 39

Rumford Co.

Box 4, Folder 40

Safeway

Box 4, Folder 41

Salads and Salad Dressing

Box 4, Folder 42

San Diego Gas and Electric- Home Service Department.

Box 4, Folder 43

Schrafft's- candies

Box 4, Folder 44

Schulze Baking Co.

Box 4, Folder 45

Seafood

Box 4, Folder 46

Seasonings

Box 4, Folder 47

Sego Brand Milk

Box 4, Folder 48

Seventh-day Adventist- Menus and Recipe Book

Box 4, Folder 49

Shaw- Walker

Box 4, Folder 50

Ship's Cook 3c & 2c

Box 4, Folder 51

Shortening (SEE ALSO Spry)

Box 4, Folder 52

Snowdrift (SEE Wesson Oil)

Box 4, Folder 53

Social Servings

Box 4, Folder 54

Soda Syphon

Box 4, Folder 55

Some "C" Shop Recipes

Box 4, Folder 56

Soups

Box 4, Folder 57

Southern Pacific Cookbook

Box 4, Folder 58

Sperry Flour Co.

Box 4, Folder 59

Spry Shortening

Box 4, Folder 60

Standard Brands of California

Box 4, Folder 61

Star Olive Oil

Box 4, Folder 62

Sugar Companies

Box 4, Folder 63

"Sun" Brand

Box 4, Folder 64

Sunkist

Box 4, Folder 65

Sure-Jell

Box 4, Folder 66

Swans Down Flour (SEE General Foods)

Box 4, Folder 67

Sweetwater Womans Club Favorite Recipes

Box 4, Folder 68

Taylor's Chili

Box 5, Folder 1

Teas (SEE Coffee)

Box 5, Folder 2

Teco Products (SEE Ekenberg Co.)

Box 5, Folder 3

The Thursday Club Delicacies

Box 5, Folder 4

P.C. Tomson & Co.- Red Seal

Box 5, Folder 5

Treasured Recipes Cookbook- Mary Kantor

Box 5, Folder 6

Trinity Episopal Church Cookbook

Box 5, Folder 7

Tupperware

Box 5, Folder 8

Van Camp's

Box 5, Folder 9

Vegetables

Box 5, Folder 10

Walter Bakery & Co., Ltd.

Box 5, Folder 11

WARING: 340 Recipes

Box 5, Folder 12

Water Cress (SEE C.E. Dennis)

Box 5, Folder 13

J. R. Watkings Co.

Box 5, Folder 14

Weber Bread (SEE Schulze Baking Co.)

Box 5, Folder 15

Wesson Oil

Box 5, Folder 16

What-To-Eat Magazine

Box 5, Folder 17

Westminster Presbyterian Church Favorite Recipes

Box 5, Folder 18

The White Ribbon Cookbook

Box 5, Folder 19

The Wilcolator Cook Book

Box 5, Folder 20

The Wilken Family Home Cooking Album

Box 5, Folder 21

Willie-Fudd and Guppie-Goodies

Box 5, Folder 22

Wine Advisory Board

Box 5, Folder 23

Wines- Misc.

Box 5, Folder 24

Wines (Products are listed)

Box 5, Folder 25

Wonder Bread (SEE Continental Baking Co.)

Box 5, Folder 26

Worcester Salt

Box 5, Folder 27

Julia Wright Recipes (SEE Safeway)

Box 5, Folder 28

Wine Advisory Board

Box 5, Folder 29

Wines- Misc.

Box 5, Folder 30

Wines (Products are listed)

Box 5, Folder 31

Wonder Bread (SEE Continental Baking Co.)

Box 5, Folder 32

Worcester Salt

Box 5, Folder 33

Julia Wright Recipes (SEE Safeway)

Box 5, Folder 34

Ye Culinary Art of Colonial Days

 

Handwritten Recipes and Cutouts

Box 5, Folder 35

breads

Box 5, Folder 36

breakfast

Box 5, Folder 37

cakes

Box 5, Folder 38

candy

Box 5, Folder 39

cookies

Box 5, Folder 40

desserts

Box 5, Folder 41

dressings

Box 5, Folder 42

fruits

Box 5, Folder 43

herbs

Box 5, Folder 44

main dishes

Box 5, Folder 45

pies

Box 5, Folder 46

seafood

Box 5, Folder 47

side dishes

Box 5, Folder 48

wine

Box 5, Folder 49

vegetables

 

Menus

Box 5, Folder 50

Alaska- Cruise

Box 5, Folder 51

California- San Diego

Box 6, Folder 1

California- San Diego

Box 6, Folder 2

California- San Francisco

Box 6, Folder 3

California- Misc.

Box 6, Folder 4

California- Yosemite National Park

Box 6, Folder 5

Cruise Ships- Misc. (SEE ALSO Hawaiian, Orient)

Box 6, Folder 6

Hawaiian

Box 6, Folder 7

Illinois

Box 6, Folder 8

Louisiana- New Orleans

Box 6, Folder 9

Maine

Box 6, Folder 10

Michigan-Detroit

Box 6, Folder 11

Missouri- Kansas City

Box 6, Folder 12

New York

Box 6, Folder 13

Oregon

Box 6, Folder 14

Orient- Cruise Ships

Box 6, Folder 15

Philadelphia

Box 6, Folder 16

Railroad- Dining Car

Box 6, Folder 17

Unknown Locations