Professor Jay Anderson's foodways research items:
theses, books, and articles, correspondence with authors, etc.; most items are
Utah State University. Merrill-Cazier Library.
Special Collections and Archives. Fife Folklore Archives
Merrill-Cazier Library Utah State University 3000 Old Main Hill Logan, UT 84322-3000 Phone: 435 797-2663 Fax: 435 797-2880 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Collection materials are in English.
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant,
Jay Anderson is a professor of History at Utah State University. Professor Anderson
donated his vast cookbook and foodways collection, collected over a lifetime of research
and specialization on foodways, to USU Libraries Fife Folklore Archives for student
research. The collection includes international and domestic books on foodways.
The Jay Anderson foodways follection is comprised of FOLK COLL 17 and FOLK COLL 17b.
FOLK COLL 17 is the Foodways and Historic Cookbook Collection; items in FOLK COLL 17 can
be accessed through USU Libraries online catalog. FOLK COLL 17b comprises Professor
Anderson's foodways research and consists of nine boxes of photocopied thesis, articles,
correspondence with author, etc., date and author noted when known. An inventory of FOLK
COLL 17b follows.
Use of the Collection
Restrictions on Access : Restrictions
Open to public research. To access the collection a patron must have the following
information: collection number, series number, sub-series number, if applicable, box
number and folder number (or image number).
Restrictions on Use : Copyright
It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of
the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her
transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and
hold harmless the Utah State University Libraries, its officers, employees, and agents
from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of
Permission to publish material from the
Jay Anderson foodways research collection must be
obtained from the Curator of the Fife
Folklore Archives and/or the Special Collections Department Head.
Preferred Citation :
Jay Anderson foodways research collection, 1971-1999.(FOLK COLL 17b: box, folder). Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives Department.
Organized in 4 series.
European food research
American food research
Historic foodways books.
Acquisition Information :
Professor Jay Anderson donated his extensive cookbook and foodways collection to the
Fife Folklore Archives in several installments in the 1990s, with the last deposit in
Processing Note :
Originally processed by Rosanna Walker and updated by Randy Williams. Finding aid created by Randy Williams, April 2004; updated by Randy Williams, March 2012.
Detailed Description of the Collection
European Food Research
Rener, H. D. The Origin of
Bibliography of cookery books at Brotherton
Library, Leeds University
Item 1: Blanche Leigh Collection
Item 2: Preston Collection
Smallzried, Kathleen Ann. The Everlasting Pleasure: Influences on America's Kitchens, Cooks and
Cookery, from 1565 to the year 2000
King, Frank A. Beer Has a
Loran J. Sass
Item 1: Sass, Lorna J. "A Medieval Feast" Gourmet
Item 2: Lorna J. Sass business card
Item 3: Postcard
Item 4: Letter
Item 5: Book review for Sass' book: To the King's Taste
Item 6: "Recipes for the Ages (Medieval)", Philadelphia Inquirer
featuring Lorna Sass.
17 March 1976
Fussel, G. E. An
Eighteenth Century Village
Fussel, G. E. The English
Fussel, G. E. "The Elizabethan Countrywoman,"
The English Countrywoman A.D. 1500-2000.
West, John. "Probate Records, Inventories and
Wills," Village Records.
Roeder, Charles. "Notes on Food and Drink in
Lancashire and Other Northern Counties."
Martin, E. W., ed. Preface and chapter "Peasants
and Peasant Life" from Country Life in England
Ashley, Leonard R. N. "Scoff Lore: An
Introduction to British Words for Food and Drink."