Monthly Archives: December 2013

Yes, You Really Can Have MORE Fun at Cocktail Time

If you’re New Year’s Eve festivities are lacking this evening, we offer our last post of 2014: More Fun at Cocktail Time. Published in 1935, it includes drink recipes, party games, magic tricks, and even a few canape recipes. Whatever you’re doing to celebrate, Happy New Year and we’ll see you in 2014! Continue reading

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Eudora Welty’s Fruitcake

In 1980, Albondocani Press produced a Christmas card with Eudora Welty’s White Fruitcake recipe. The cover art, by Robert Dunn, was an hand drawn image that actually looks quite appealing!  This fruitcake used bourbon, which would be a nice compliment to the pecan, crystallized cherries and pineapple, and lemon peel. You can find the recipe […] Continue reading

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Rounding Out 2013: News from Collection Management

University Libraries will be acquiring the Cambridge Journals Digital Archive, an archive containing both STEM, and Humanities-Social Sciences journals.  In total, our users will enjoy 255 titles from this package.  A title list can be downloaded from the Cambridge Journals … Continue reading Continue reading

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Parties are for Kids, too!

With the holidays upon us, it’s important not to neglect the kids! So this week, we’re sharing the Children’s Party Book  from 1935. It includes games, decor, recipes, menus, and activities for kids parties. It not only covers major holidays (Valentine’s Day, Halloween, St. Patrick’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, 4th of July, and New Years), but […] Continue reading

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The 1930s Kitchen

We’re a little late posting this week, but better late than never! I (archivist/blogger Kira, that is) am at work on the next three weeks of posts, since I found a few holiday items that needed sharing. But I’m back on track with a great 1936 publication from the New York State College of Home […] Continue reading

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