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Object ID 003209

Object Name Woman's Favorite Cook Book

Object Desc Three books in one volume! By Mrs. Gregory and Friends.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002893

Alternate ID

General Category Printed Material

Category Books


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Hardware Store

Object Date 1902

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords cookbooks,books,recipes,

Title Woman's Favorite Cook Book



Edition 1902

Description / Abstract A cook book with illustrations. Includes recipes, menu plans, and cooking tips Also includes household tips.

Physical Description A white cloth bound, pebbled, hard covered book with red and green inlay. Cover features a woman holding a steaming tureen next to a steaming pot and a lobster. States the title and "Three Books in One Volume." Spine lists the title and "By Mrs. Gregory and Friends." Pages are marbled on the edges. The inside includes multiple colored and black-and-white illustrations and black-and-white photographs.

Author Annie R. Gregory

Author Details Alledgedly accquired many of these recipes and hints n' tips from 1000 women.




Language English

Publisher Not mentioned...

Publisher Details Based on the last page, this must have been part sold by a salesman. Numerous publishers have published this book like the Monarch Book Company and the R. D. Wolfe & Co. both of Chicago, and Canadian publishers like J.M. MacGregor Publishing Co. and World Publishing Co.

Spine / Label


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Image Caption CMY2893



Date APR 11,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Christine Jankowski

Notes Major shelf wear on the edges of the book which has caused fraying. Marks of discoloration all over the cover. Cracks between the cover and the spine. Pages are tanned with multiple spots and marks throughout. Edges are soiled. The front page is stuck to the inner front cover. The page after the front page has been ripped. Some pages are still tight.


Date APR 11,2015

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date APR 11,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date APR 11,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Hardware Store from H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit - automatic entry by admin