0.3 cubic feet (1 box).
This collection is arranged alphabetically.
This collection includes 20 cookbooks and other books related to cooking from Miriam Shepherd's Home Economics collection. Publication dates range from 1910-1941.
Miriam and Alistair Shepherd lived in Muncie from 1936 until sometime around 1945. While in Muncie, Alistair worked as a salesman. Miriam Shepherd joined the faculty at Ball State Teachers College as a temporary instructor of Home Economics and Art. She taught Foods and Cookery through the 1943-1944 school years.
Processing information: Collection processing completed 1999/02/10 by R. Garlitz. Finding aid revised 2009/10/27 by Maren L. Read. EAD finding aid created 2011/04/29 by Helen Boyer. EAD finding aid revised 2011/04/29 by Bethany Fiechter.
This collection is open for research.
Miriam Shepherd cookbook collection, Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries.
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Archives and Special Collections.
Electronic finding aid available on the Internet: http://www.bsu.edu/libraries/archives/findingaids/MSS059.pdf.
No further additions are expected.