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Cookery and Foodways Ephemera Collection

Identifier: M156


Margaret Husted of Alexandria, Va. (wife of Walter Husted, the business editor of U.S. News and World Report). After her death in 1980, the Boettcher Foundation purchased the collection and donated it to a Denver area cooking school. When the school closed in 1985, the collection was passed on to the University of Denver. The Husted Culinary Ephemera Collection contains cooking related materials including magazines, newsletters, recipe scrapbooks, pamphlets,and cookware and appliance brochures.


  • 1797-circa 1990


Language of Materials

Materials are mainly in English.


9 Linear Feet ( 7 record boxes, 4 letter document boxes)

Scope and Contents

The collection contains cooking related materials including magazines, newsletters, recipe scrapbooks, pamphlets, cookware and appliance brochures.


The collection is unarranged.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift from the Boettcher Foundation, 1981.


Further accruals are expected.

Related Materials

Related materials may be found in the following collections in this repository: The Husted Culinary Cookbook Collection, Katie Stapleton Papers (M212), Helen Dollaghan Papers and the American Dietetic Association.


There is no accession record for this collection. Deed of gift for entire Husted Collection in donor file.

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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