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Menu Collection Cuts the Mustard

Manhattan Restaurant's, 1633 Larimer St. (1946)
Little Pepinas Restaurant, 3400 Osage St.
Menu Collection Cuts the Mustard

What research value could a menu possibly have?

We've seen a lot of students in the library lately doing research on food or some variety of, shall we say, "gastro-history."  Thanks to our Archives volunteer, Joe, we've recently reorganized

Exhibit: Culinary Chronicles of Blackness Returns For The Second Year

Exhibit: Culinary Chronicles of Blackness Returns For The Second Year
Exhibit: Culinary Chronicles of Blackness Returns For The Second Year

The Exhibit Culinary Chronicles of Blackness will be available for viewing from July 8 - July 31 in the Cousins Gallery – Level 3.

Manuscript Monday: Menu Collection

Manuscript Monday: Menu Collection
Manuscript Monday: Menu Collection
Manuscript Monday: Menu Collection

Greetings!  This week’s manuscript Monday is all about food, in the form of our Menu Collection (call number C MSS WH1509).  Read on about this great collection, and beware, it may make you hungry...

Western History & Genealogy began avidly collecting menus in 1979 at the encouragement of Sam Arno