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   Clara Schauffler Recipe Collection, 1902-1904

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Clara Schauffler Recipe Collection; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

Abstract

Clara Elizabeth Schauffler created a recipe book from the domestic science courses she took at Teachers College from September 1902 to June 1904.

At a Glance

Call No.:UA#0 234
Bib ID:12847360 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Schauffler, Clara Elizabeth 1879-1972
Title:Clara Schauffler Recipe Collection, 1902-1904
Physical description:.25 linear ft. (1 half-sized document box)
Language(s): Material is in English.
Access: This collection is located on-site. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Material is organized in one series: Series I. Recipe Book.

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Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one book with recipes from Schauffler's time as a student in domestic science at Teachers College from September 1902 to June 1904. As student pursuing the then-new two-year curriculum in domestic science, Schauffler took DS 10, Foods and DS 11, Foods, Advanced Course with Professor Helen Kinne and Mrs. Mary Forrest. Schauffler organized the class materials, the typed handouts with her corrections in pencil, and created a recipe book by pasting the recipes onto paper and placing them in a small, three-ring binder.

Series I. Recipe Book

The recipe book is organized by topic and then alphabetically: Beverages; Bread; Cake; Desserts; Candy; Fruit; Jellies and Pickles; Cheese; Eggs; Fish (including shell fish); Meat (including Variety Meats and Chicken); Vegetables; Rice, Macaroni, Cereals; Soup; Sauces (including sweet sauces); Salad Dressings, and Invalid Dishes. After the table of contents, there is an alphabetical recipe title index, from Almond Hardbake to Yeast Breads.

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Using the Collection

Access Restrictions

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Accrual Information

No additions are expected.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Clara Schauffler Recipe Collection; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Archives; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Jocelyn Wilk in Summer 2017. Finding aid written by Joanna Rios in August 2017.

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion September 13, 2017 Finding aid written in English.
    2017-09-13 File created.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Cookbooks.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Columbia University.--Teachers College--Students.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University.--Teachers College.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Home economics--Study and teaching.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Home economics.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Clara Elizabeth Schauffler was born on February 1, 1879 in New York. She graduated with a BA from Smith College in 1901 and she completed the two-year curriculum for the Bachelor's diploma in education for teaching domestic science from Teachers College in 1904. Schauffler became a domestic science or home economics teacher in Bloomfield, New Jersey. She taught for over 35 years in three different schools. In 1960 Schauffler was named ''Woman of the Year" by the Executive Council of Business Women's Clubs of Essex County for her service in many causes, including work with the Red Cross during two World Wars and two terms as president of the Montclair Business and Professional Women's Club. She died February 28, 1972, in Bloomfield, NJ.

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