File 6 - Recipes scrapbook

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Recipes scrapbook

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  • c 1880s (Creation)

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1 scrapbook

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This file contains 1 scrapbook:


  • Handwritten recipes, including some on Glasgow School of Cookery stationery from the 1880s
  • Printed recipes from the Manchester School of Cookery
  • Printed recipes from the Liverpool School of Cookery
  • Recipe cuttings from publications

The recipes have been pasted or inserted loose into the pages and were used in teaching cookery classes at the Glasgow School of Cookery. At a later date the Glasgow and West of Scotland College of Domestic Science has added a label to the front cover titled "The Original Glasgow Cookery Book, 1875" and inside the front cover a printed sheet has been pasted titled "History of the Glasgow and West of Scotland College of Domestic Science Cookery Book" by Robert Clow, dated May 1972.

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The scrapbook and some of the loose pages are fragile.

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A printed index to the recipes created in June 2009 is provided with the scrapbook.

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