Andrew Warnes, Stephanie Lambert, et al.

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Reflecting its designated status, the Cookery Collection at the Brotherton Library, University of Leeds, includes many unique or rare documents that have not been digitised but which have significant potential value for international researchers. The collections are: 1. Cookery Printed Books is composed of a range of individual gifts made to the university since 1939. It includes nearly 10,000 printed volumes and over 140 manuscript recipe and household books. Its holdings range from 1487 to the present day. The collection has particular thematic strengths in astronomy, empire, home economics, medicine, confectionery, recipes, menus, and vegetarianism. National traditions, including those of China and Italy among others, are also well represented. 2. Cookery Scrapbooks. The...
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