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Herrington (Fred S.) Menu Collection
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: University of California, Davis General Library, Dept. of Special Collections
    Title: Fred S. Herrington Menu Collection
    Creator: Herrington, Fred S.
    Identifier/Call Number: D-012
    Physical Description: 2.4 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): circa 1850-1971
    Abstract: Fred Herrington (1898-1971) was a California lawyer who collected menus. The collection contains shipboard and restaurant menus from around the world from circa 1850-1971.
    Physical Location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.


    Fred Sturtevant Herrington was born on November 25, 1898 in Utah. He was admitted to the bar in California in August 1925 and practiced law in San Francisco. Herrington passed away in Marin County, California on July 18, 1971.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains shipboard and restaurant menus from around the world from circa 1850-1971.


    The menus are arranged by location.


    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    This finding aid was created and encoded by Sara Gunasekara.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired from Dorothy Herrington in 1972.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Fred S. Herrington Menu Collection, D-012, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Dinners and dining -- History