Special Collections and University Archives

MANUSCRIPTS ART SUPPLY BOX This art supply box originally belonged to Josephine Crocker Maddrey Alston, a member of the Woman’s College class of 1948. Alston was a Home Economics major while attending WC. WORLD WAR I AMERICAN RED CROSS POSTERS These WWI posters stress the importance of giving to the American Red Cross. The Red […]

RARE BOOKS “Capacity Taste, and Fertile Imagination” We recently purchased a copy of François Menon’s The Art of Modern Cookery Displayed (1767) for our Historical Cookbooks in the Woman’s Collection. This copy is the first edition in English of Menon’s encyclopedic cookbook, translated from the original French Les soupers de la cour (1755). Promoting simple […]