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Katie Stapleton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M212

Katie Stapleton has been a cookbook writer, lecturer, teacher, European food tour leader and radio personality.The collection includes fan mail, correspondence, radio/TV materials, Denver Delicious manuscripts, cook book reviews, information about culinary tours, one set of Who's Who in America 2005, magazines, and audio-visual materials of her TV and radio appearances.

Dates

  • 1975-2005

Creator

Extent

19 Linear Feet (18 record boxes, 1 16" x 20" x 3.5 " flat box)

Scope and Contents

The collection contains materials related to Katie Stapleton's career as a cookbook author and radio and TV personality. Materials include fan mail, correspondence, radio/TV materials, Denver Delicious manuscripts, cook book reviews, information about culinary tours, Who's Who in America 2005, magazines and audio-visual materials of her TV and radio appearances.

Biographical / Historical

Katharine Hall Stapleton was born on October 29, 1919 in Kansas City, Missouri to parents William Mabin and Katharine Foster Hall. She graduated from Vassar College in 1942 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She married Benjamin Franklin Stapleton on June 20, 1942 and has three children. Katie Stapleton has been a contributing writer to many publications related to cooking, lecturer, teacher, European food tour leader and radio personality. Her first cookbook, Denver Delicious, was a best seller. Other cookbooks include: 150 Past and Present Recipes from the Queen City, and High Notes: Favorite Recipes of KOA. She has won several awards including the 1981 Gran Skillet Award, two People-to-People Citations and L'Etoile Noire, awarded by the French Government in 1960. She has also had several radio shows on KOA including ''On the Front Burner'' and ''Cooking with Katie.''

Arrangement

The collection is partially arranged. __120 cookbooks were incorporated into the Husted Culinary Book Collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Katie Stapleton, 1996, 2004, and 2005.

Accruals

Further accruals are expected.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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