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This is your directory to products, services, and fellow food history enthusiasts.

FHN regularly features people, places, and products who serve the needs of food history enthusiasts. Here is an accumulative listing alphabetically, by category. Wherever possible we give website or email address so you can link to them from here. We suggest you bookmark this page. Come back often as we add more, and as others listed go online. And, if you're interested in being listed send an email and tell us about yourself.

Culinary History Groups
Food Products for Food History

Hearth Cooking Classes
Heirloom Seeds and Plants
Learning Opportunities

Reproduction Cooking Equipment
Speakers & Consultants
Worthy Websites

Books and Booksellers

Sponsored by
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Stone-Sheridan Group,
in honor of the Oregon Food Bank and food banks across the country "because no one should be hungry."

Acanthus Books   name/address: Acanthus Books, 830 W. Main, #150, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
   phone: 847-726-9811  fax: 847-726-9811
   email:   web site:

Applewood Books   For a copy of their free catalog write to:
   name/address: Applewood Books, 128 Great Road, Bedford, MA 01730    phone: none fax: none
    web site:

Bee and Thistle Books   name/address: Margaret Ferguson, 811 Sisson Rd., Greene, RI 02827
   phone: 508-867-6748  fax: 508-867-6748
   email:   web site:

Bernard J Shapero Rare Books   
   name/address:32 St George Street, London, W1S 2EA, UK.
   phone: +44 (0) 20 7493 0876    fax: +44 (0) 20 7229 7860
   email:    web site: Other relevant pages can be found in their natural history and    medicine section.

   name/address:Carol A. Greenberg, 34 Myrtle Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301
   phone: 802-254-2198  

Food Heritage Press   name/address: Food Heritage Press, POBox163, Ispwich, MA 01938
   phone: 978-356-8306   fax: none
   email:   web site:

Foodwords   name/address: Johan Mathiesen, Box 42568, Portland, OR 97242-0568
   phone: 503-232-3470 fax: 503-232-3470
   email:   web site:

Gourmet Guides   name/address: Gourmet Guides Cookbooks, 2025 33rd Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144
   phone: 800-413-3327   or 206-726-1958
   email:    web site:
   Gourmet Guides was started in 1973 specializing in cookbooks. New, unusual, & hard-to-find titles for chefs, serious   cooks & collectors - all discounted.

Janet Clarke  Janet bought Simon Gough's mailing list when he retired.
   name/address: Janet Clarke, 3Woodside Cottages, Freshford,Bath, BA2 7WJ, UK
   phone: +44 (0) 1225 723186   fax: +44 (0) 1225 722063
   email:  web site: none

Kitchen Arts and Letters   name/address: Nach Waxman, 1435 Lexington Ave., New York, NY, 10128
   phone: 212-876-5550   fax: 212-876-3584
   email:    web site:

Otento Books and Collector's Old Cookbooks Club
   name/address:Barbara Gelink,4756 Terrace Dr.,San Diego,CA 92116-2514
   phone: 619-281-8962   fax: none
   email: none    web site: none

Owl at the Bridge   name/address: 25 Berwick Lane, Cranston, RI 02905-3708
  phone: 401-467-7362  fax: 401-467-7362
  email:   web site:

Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscript Company David Szewczyk and Cynthia Davis Buffington, Proprietors
   name/address: PO Box 9536, Philadelphia, PA 19124    phone: 215-744-6734   fax: 215-744-6137
   email:  web site:

Poison Pen Press  
   name/address:951 Coney Island Ave, Suite 111, Brooklyn NY 11230
   phone: 800-838-5257   fax: 208-247-1712
   email:    web site:

Prospect Books   name/address: Tom Jaines,Allaleigh House, Blackawton, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 7DL, England
   phone: [+44] (0)1803 712269   fax: [+44] (0)1803 712311
   email: none   web site:

Steven Simpson Books   name/address: Melton Street, Melton Constable, NR24 2DB, England.
   phone: 01-263-862-287   Fax: 01-263-862-287
   email: none   web site: most particularly this page.

University of California Press name/address: 2120 Berkeley Way, Berkeley, CA 94720
  phone: 800-777-4726 fax: 800-999-1958
   email: web site:
Univ. of Illinois Press   name/address: 1325 Oak St.,Champaign, IL 61820-6903
  phone: 217-333-0950 fax: 217-244-8082
   email:   web site:

Univ. of Iowa Press   name/address: Iowa Szathmary Culinary Arts Series, 100 Kulhouse, Iowa City, IA 52242-1000
   phone: 800-621-2736   fax: 319-335-2055
   email:   web site: w

Univ. of South Carolina Press   name/address: 718 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29208
   phone: 800-768-2500    fax: 800-868-0740
   email: none   web site:

Wine and Food Library   name/address: Jan and Dan Longone, 1207 West Madison, Ann Arbor, MI 48103,
   phone: (734) 663-4894   fax:
   email: none   web site: none

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Culinary History Organizations

Culinary Historians of Ann Arbor name/address: Carroll Thomson, 4600 W. Liberty, Ann Arbor, MI    48103;
   phone: 734-662-8661    fax: none
   email:    web site:

Culinary Historians of Boston   name/address: Scott McKay, 16 Lake View, Arlington, MA 02476.
   phone: 617-5645-1170   fax: none
  email:   web

Culinary Historians of Chicago   name/address: Bruce Kraig, 40 W. Washington, Unit 1, Oak Park, IL 60302.
   phone: 708-524-1907  
   email:   web site:

Culinary Historians of New York
   name/address: Stacey Harwood, Membership Chairman, PMB 133 2565 Broadway, New York, NY 10025
   phone: none    fax: none
   email: or   web site:

Culinary Historians of Northern California  
   name/address: Erica Peters, Independent Scholar   
   email:    web site:   Sign up by writing to:

Culinary Historians of Ontario
   name/address: 260 Adelaide St. East, Box 149, Toronto, Ontario, M5A 1N1, Canada
   phone: none   fax: none
   email:    web site:

Culinary Historians of Southern California
   name/address: Susanna Erdos, 2054 Kenilworth Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90039; email:   web site:

Culinary Historians of Washington DC  CHOW meets at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda, MD.
   name/address: Kari Barrett, 5508 Waterway Terrace, Rockville, MD 20853.
   phone:    none   fax: none
   email:    web site:

Culinary History Enthusiasts of Wisconsin (CHEW)  
   name/address: 2018 Chamberlain Ave, Madison WI 53705
   phone: 608-255-0199    fax: none
   email:    web site:

Foodways Group of Austin  
   name/address: Mary Margaret Pack
   phone:    fax: none
   email:    web site:

Genesee Valley Food History Guild  
   name/address: Deanna Berkemeier, GVFHG Secretary, 5481 Raymond Rd, Wyoming, NY 14591.
   phone: 585-343-0466; alternative:Pat Mead 585-538-4396   
   email: [put GVFHG in subject line]   web site:

Historic Foodways Guild of Maryland
   name/address: Joyce White, 126 Locust Lane, Annapolis, MD 21403.
   phone: 410-267-8350   
   email:    web site:

Historic Foodways Society of the Delaware Valley
   name/address: Marybeth Raidy, Membership Secretary, 1015 Saw Mill Way, Lansdale, PA 19446.
   phone: 215-362-1260  
   email:    web site:

New Orleans Culinary History Group  
   phone: none   fax: none
   email:    web site:

Research Centre for the History of Food and Drink  An Australian group, based at the Univ. of Adelaide
   name/address: Director A. Lynn Martin, Dept. of History, The Univ. of Adelaide, Adelaide, So. Australia 5005
   phone: 61-8-8303-5032   fax:  61-8-8303-3443
   email:   web site:

Other Interested Organizations

American Institute of Wine and Food (AIWF)   name/address: 304 West Liberty Street, Suite 201, Louisville, KY 40202
   phone: 800-274-2493   fax: 502-589-3602
   email:   web site:

Association for Living History, Farm, and Agricultural Museums(ALHFAM)
   name/address: Secretary, Judith Sheridan,   8774 Rt. 45 NW, North Bloomfield, OH, 44450
   phone:   none    fax: none
   email:   web site:

Foodways Section of the American Folklore SocietyAlso a digest: An Interdisciplinary Study of Food and Foodways.
   name/address: Department of Popular Culture, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green,OH, 43403
   phone: 419-372-7862   fax: 419-372-2577
   email:   web site:

Kollectors of Old Kitchen Stuff  
   name/address:KOOKS, 354 Rt. 206 N, Chester NJ 07930
   phone: 908-879-7935   fax: none
   email:    web site: none

Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery and Food History  
   phone: none   fax: none
   email:    web site:

Radcliffe Culinary Friends  Also a publication Radcliffe Culinary Times
   name/address: Friends of the Culinary Collection, Schlesinger Library, 10 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138
   phone: none   fax: none
   email: none   web site: none

Slow Food  international group dedicated to preserving traditional foods and eating habits
   name/address:434 Broadway - 7th Floor, New York ,NY 10013
   phone: 212 965 5640   fax: 212 226 0672
   email:    web site:

Southern Foodways Alliance   
   name/address: SFA, Southern Foodways Alliance, Center for the Study of Southern Culture, Barnard Observatory,    University, MS, 38677.
   phone: 662.915.5993    fax:
   email:    web site:

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Food Products for Food History

Adriana's Caravan   Spices and hard to find international ingredients .Catalog available.
   name/address: 78 Grand Central Terminal., New York, NY 10017
   phone: 800-316-0820 or 212-972-8804   fax: none
   email:   web site:

Angel Brand Co.  isinglass and gum arabic
   address: PO Box 191, Media, PA, 19063
   phone: 610.543.6060    fax: none
   email: none    web site: http:///

Anson Mills   artisan quality cold milled, organic grain products from heirloom seed corn, wheat and Carolina Gold rice.
   name/address: 1922-C Gervais St., Columbia, SC, 29201
   phone: (803) 467-4122   fax: (803) 256-2463
   email:    web site:

Deborah's Pantry   hard to find historical ingredients.
   name/address: Deborah Peterson, 327 Sumneytown Pike, Harleysville, PA, 19438-1249    phone:   
   email:   web site:

Forman & Field   fine food mail order company specialising in traditional British produce from small, independent    producers, an arm of H.Forman & Son, purveyors of Scottish smoked salmon.
   name/address: 30a Marshgate Lane, London, E15 2NH, Great Britain.    phone:020 8221 3939   fax:020 8221 3940    web site:

G.H. Bent's Pilot Cracker   Traditional pilot cracker.    name/address: Bent's Cookie Factory,7 Pleasant Street, Milton,
   MA 02186 
   phone: 617-698-5945 or 617-696-7730   fax: none
   email:   web site:

Gray's Grist Mill   Wheat, rye, and good quality, genuine flint corn meal. Custom grinding.
   name/address: PO Box 364, Adamsville, RI, 02801
   phone: 508-636-6075   fax: none
   email: none   web site:

Great Valley Mills   Flours and meals. Catalog available.  name/address: 1774 County Line Rd., Barto, PA 19504
   phone: 800-688-6455   fax: 610-754-6490
   email:   web site:

Hilo Macaroni Company   Early 20th century saloon pilot cracker.  name/address: 639 Kinoole St., Hilo, HI 96720
   phone: 808-935-1817   fax: 808-935-7648
   email: none   web site: none

Hopping John Taylor   Cornmeal, grits. John Taylor has information about his books and fine foods.
   name/address: PO Box 12775, Charleston, SC, 29412
   phone: 800-828-4412 or 843-763-5252   fax: none
  email:   web site:

Indian Harvest Specialty Food Inc.   Beans and grains barley, rice, posole.
   name/address: PO Box 428, Bemidji, MN, 56619-0428
   phone: 800-294-2433   fax: none
   email:   web site:

King Arthur Flour Co.   Various flours. Baker's Catalog. name/address: PO Box 876, Norwich, VT, 05055
   phone: 1-800-777-4434   fax: none
   email:    web site:

Maiden Mills   Alisa Crawford's Stone Ground Products
   name/address:,182 West Ninth St., Holland, MI 49423    phone: 616-393-6313   fax: none
   email:   web site: none.

Maine Goodies   Crown Pilot Crackers, other traditional New England food products
   name/address:,PO Box 288,Albion ME 04910    phone: 866-385-6238   fax: 207-437-2525
   email:   web site:

Mechanical Baking Co.   19th Century hardtack.   name/address: PO Box 513, Pekin, IL 61555-0513
   phone: 309-353-2414   fax: none   web site:

New England Cheesemaking Supply Co  Rennet, both calf and vegetable, various acids, plus a whole slew of starters, modern molds, presses, etc. Catalog available.
  name/address: PO Box 85, Ashfield, MA, 01330-0085
   phone: 413-628-3808   fax: 413-628-4061
   email:   web site:

Oyster Creek Mushroom Company Mushroom powder.
   name/address: 61 Standpipe Rd, Damariscotta, ME, 04543
   phone: 207-563-1076   fax: none
   email:   web site:

Penzeys, Ltd.   Spices and herbs.   name/address: 19300 W Janacek Ct, Brookfield, WI 53045
   phone: 800-741-7787   fax: 262-785-7678
   email: none   web site:

Speerville Flour Mill   Whole white flour.   name/address: 152 Speerville Rd., Speerville,, New Brunswick, E7N 1S2, Canada
   phone: 506-277-6371   fax: 506-277-1006
   email: none   web site: none

Westport Rivers Vineyard & WinerySupplier's of Verjuice.
   name/address: 417 Hixbridge Rd., Westport, MA 02790
   phone: 800-993-9695   fax: none
   email: none   web site:

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Historic Cooking Classes

Alice Ross Hearth Studios Inc.     name/address: 15 Prospect St., Smithtown, NY 11787
   phone: 631-265-9335   fax: none
   email:   web site:

Heart to Hearth Cookery  Susan McLellan Plaisted, Director Foodways Pennsbury Manor
   name/address:PO Box 1162, Morrisville,PA 19067
   phone: 215-219-9542   fax: none
   email:    web site:

Hermann-Grima/Gallier Historic Houses   Historic Creole Cookery
   name/address: 820 St. Louis St., New Orleans, LA, 70112
   phone: 504.525.5661 none   fax: 504.568.9735
   email:    web site:

Old Sturbridge Village   Early 19th century.   name/address: 1 OSV Rd., Sturbridge, MA 01566
   phone: 1-800-SEE-1830   fax: none
   email: none   web site:

The Open Hearth Cook   Colonial hearth cooking
   name/address: Mercy Ingraham, 2 Water St., Hulmville, PA, 19047.
   phone: 215.757.4397.    fax: same
   email:    web site:

Plimoth Plantation   17th Century style cookery.   name/address: PO Box 1620, Plymouth, MA 02362
   phone: 508-746-1622   fax: 508-746-4978
   email:   web site:< /font>
Spadina Museum      name/address: Spadina Museum, 285 Spadina Rd., Toronto, Ontario, M5R 2V5 Canada
   phone: 416-392-6910   fax: 416-392-0382
   email:   web site:

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Heirloom Seeds and Plants

For a more complete listing go to the web site:

Abundant Life Seed Foundation     name/address: POBox 772, Port Townsend, WA, 98368
   phone: 360-385-5660   fax: 360-385-7455
   email:   web site:

Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Co  
   name/address:2278 Baker Creek Rd, Mansfield MO 65704
   phone: 417-924-8917   fax: none
   email:    web site:

Eastern Native Seed Conservancy  
   name/address:P.O. Box 451,Great Barrington MA 01230
   phone: 413-229-8316   fax: none
   email:    web site:

Heritage Harvest Seed  
   name/address: Tanya Stefanec, Box 40, RR 3, Carman, Manitoba, R0G 0J0, Canada
   phone: (204) 745-6489  
   email:   website:;
  A mailorder seed company specializing in rare and endangered heirloom vegetables. The informative catalog costs $2.00 for Americans, free to Canadians.

J.L. Hudson, Seedsman  Catalog available.     name/address: Star Route 2, Box 337, La Honda, CA 94020
   phone: none   fax: none
   email:   web site:

Landis Valley Museum Heirloom Seed Project   name/address: 2451 Kissel Hill Rd., Lancaster, PA 17601-4899
   phone: 717-569-0401   fax: 717-560-2147
   email: none   web site: none

Monticello Garden Shop  Catalog/journal available.
   name/address: Twinleaf, PO Box 316, Charlottesville, VA 22902
   phone: 434-984-9821   fax: none
   email:   web site:

The Cook's Garden     name/address: POBox 535, Londonderry, VT 05148
   phone: 800-457-9703   fax: 800-457-9705
   email:   web site:

Victory Seed Company  
   name/address:PO Box 192, Molalla OR 97038
   phone: 503-829-3126   fax: none
   email:    web site:

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Learning Opportunities

Albuquerque TVI Community College       name/address: 525 Buena Vista, Albuquerque, NM 87106
   phone: 505-224-3080   fax: none
   email: none   web site:

Boston University    Gastronomy Program.
   name/address:, Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy, Boston Univ, 808 CommonwealthAve, Boston MA 02215
   phone: 617-353-9852   fax: 617-353-4130
   email:   web site:

Bowling Green State University  food and popular culture courses both undergraduate and post graduate; food can be a primary subject of study for a BA in popular culture/minor in folklore; for a MA in Popular culture; and for a PhD in American Studies.
   name/address:Dr.Lucy Long, Dept. of Popular Culture, Bowling Green OH 43403
   phone: 419-372-7862  
   email:    web site:

Center for the Study of Southern Culture       name/address: Univ. of Mississippi, University, MS 38677
   phone: 662-915-5993   fax: none
   email:   web site:

New School       name/address: 66 W. 12th St., New York, NY 10011
   phone: 212-229-5690   fax: none
   email:   web site:

New York Univ. Department of Nutrition and Food Studies
   name/address: 35 West 4th St., 10th Floor, New York, NY 10012-1172
   phone: 212-998-5588   fax: none
   email: none   web site:

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Please consider hunting down food history sources at any archive or library near you; perhaps you can locate manuscript cookbooks, old menus, account ledgers from a local grocery store, diaries from a "foodie" of the past, housekeeping magazines, provisions lists, or records for a local food producer. On the World Wide Web, visit Repositories of Primary Sources at to find internet sites for archives around the globe or SunSITE of the Berkeley Library at to locate home pages for libraries worldwide. If you are planning to visit any of the places listed below, please remember that academic libraries often reduce their hours during school vacations.


Culinary Institute of America  Conrad Hilton Library
   name/address:1946 Campus Drive, Hyde Park NY 12538-1499
   phone: 845-452-9600   fax: none
   email: none    web site:

Johnson & Wales University  Culinary Archives & Museum
   name/address:315 Harborside Boulevard, Providence RI 02905
   phone: 401-598-2805   fax: none
   email: none    web site:

New York Public Library  General Research Division
   name/address:5th Avenue and 42nd Street, New York 10018-2788
   phone: 212-930-0830   fax: none
   email:    web site:

New York University, Fales Library and Special Collecitons  
   name/address: Bobst Library, New York University, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012
   phone: (212) 998-2596   
   email: E-mail:   web site: Fales Collection

University of Pennsylvania Aresty Collection of Rare Books on the Culinary Arts  
   name/address:Van Pelt-Dietrich Library, 3420 Walnut Street,Philadelphia, PA 19104-6206
   phone: 215-898-7088   fax: none
   email:    web site:


Indiana University  Lilly Library Collections
   name/address:1200 E. Seventh St,Indiana Univ., Bloomington IN 47405-5500
   phone: 812-855-2452   fax: 812-855-3143
   email:    web site:

Kansas State University Library.    Cookery Collection in the Richard & Marjorie Morse Department of Special    Collections. Be sure to check manuscript collections, too.
   name/address: 506 Hale Library, Manhattan, KS, 66506-1200.
   phone: 785-532-7455.    fax:
   web site:

Longone Center for American Culinary Research  
   name/address:William L. Clements Library, Univeristy of Michigan, 909 University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
   phone: 734-764-2347   fax: 734-647-0716
   email:    web site:

University of Iowa Library  Szathmary Culinary Archives
   name/address:Department of Special Collections Iowa City IA 52242-1420
   phone: 319-335-5921   fax: none
   email:    web site:


Vorhoff Library  
   name/address:Newcomb College Center for Research on Women Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118
   Books can be accessed via Voyager catalog
   phone: 504-865-5762   fax: 504-862-8948
   email: Susan Tucker Curator of Books and Records, Newcomb Center for Research on Women:
   web site:


City College of San Francisco   Alice Statler Library  
   name/address: Room 10, Statler Wing, 50 Phelan Ave., San Francisco CA 94112
   phone: 415-239-3460   fax: 415-239-3026
   email:   web site:

Los Angeles Public Library   Rare Books Department     name/address:630 W. Fifth Street,Los Angeles,CA 90071
   phone: 213-228-7350   fax: 213-228-7239
   email:   web site:

Napa Valley Wine Library       name/address: PO Box 328, St. Helena, CA 94574
   phone: 707-963-5244 or 707-963-5145   fax: none
   email:   web site:

Sonoma County Wine Library     Healdsburg Regional Library
   name/address: Piper and Center Streets, Healdsburg CA 95448
   phone: 707-433-3773   fax: 707-433-7946
   email: none   web site:

Texas Women's University Library  Cookbook Collection
   name/address:P.O. Box 425528, 1200 Frame, Denton, TX, 76201
   phone: 940-898-3701   fax: 940-898-3764
   email:    web site:

University of California at Davis  The Shields Library Special Collections
   address: UCDavis, 100 North West Quad, Davis, CA 95616-5292
   phone: 530 752-1621   fax: none
   email: none   web site:

University of California at San Diego   American Institute of Wine and Food's Culinary Collection andMandeville Special Collections Library
   name/address: UCSD Libraries, 0175S, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0175
   phone:858-534-2533    fax: 858-534-5950
   email:   web site:

University of Houston  Hospitality Industry Archives
   name/address:229 C. N. Hilton Hotel and College, Houston TX 77204-3028
   phone: 713-743-2470   fax: 713-743-3028
   email:    web site:

University of Washington       Manuscripts,Special Collections,University Archives, Pacific Northwest Collection
   name/address:   Allen Library, Box 352900, Seattle, WA 98195-2900
   phone: 206-543-19292   fax: 206-543-1931
   email:   web site:

Libraries Abroad

University of Adelaide Library (Australia)  
   phone: 61 8 8303 5370   fax: none
   email:    web site:

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Eastfield Pottery   Reproductions of English China creamware, mochaware, pearlware, and polychrome from 1760 to 1840     name/address: Don Carpentier, Box 143 RD, East Nassau, NY 12062
   phone: 518-766-2422   fax: none
   email: none   web site: none

Henderson's Redware   Reproductions of pottery from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries available.
   name/address: 2115 Union St., Bangor, ME, 04401
   phone: 866-376-4475   fax: 207-942-9044
   email: none   web site:

Julia Smith, Potter   Excellent 17th &18th century delft, redware
   name/address: PO Box 27599, Providence, RI 02907
   phone: none   fax: none
   email:   web site:

New Salem Pottery   historical reproductions
   name/address:789 New Salem Rd., Randleman, NC, 27317-7828
   phone: 336.498.2178 none   fax: none
   email:    web site:

Pied Potter Hamlin   redware pottery
   name/address:751 Main Street, P.O. Box 1082, Warren, MA 01083-1082.
   phone: 3413-436-7444 voice & fax none  
   email:    web site:

Westmoore Pottery  17th, 18th, and 19th century pottery; replicas redware & stoneware
   name/address: 4622 Busbee Rd., Seagrove, NC 27341
   phone: 910-464-3700   fax: none
   email:   web site:


Carl Giordano Tinsmith  18th & 19th century reproduction tinware
   name/address:PO Box 74, Wadsworth, OH 44282
   phone: none   fax: none
   email:    web site:

Goose Bay Workshops   Excellent copper & brass, 17th & 18th century.
   name/address: 10137 Seashore Hwy, Bridgeville, DE 19933
   phone: 302-337-0229   fax: 302-337-0302
   email: none   web site:

Orpheus, Master Coppersmith   Makes copper tea kettles in many sizes, cooking utensils, fry pans, and stew pans—all tin-lined. Also repairs, re-tins, and refinishes antique copper. Custom copperware upon request.
   name/address: Kurt Strehl, 52 Clematis Rd., Agawam, MA, 01001
   phone: 413-786-0143   fax: none
   email: none   web site: none

Silvex Surface Technology    Metalware replating.
   name/address: 45 Thomas Dr., Westbrook, ME,04092
   phone: 207-761-0392   fax: none
   email: none   web site: www.silvexinc.coml


Dog River Glassworks  19th Century bottles and interior furnishings
   phone: none   fax: none
   email:    web site:

House on the Hill  Replicas of historic cookie molds
   name/address:650 W. Grand Ave., Unit 100, Elmhurst IL 60126
   phone: 630-279-4455   fax: none
   email:    web site:

Maki's Boxes & Mercantile  reproduction food can labels and boxes and containers
   name/address:1521 Franklin Ave., Lexington, MO, 64067
   phone: 660-259-2200   fax: none
   email:    web site: none

Mulberry Impressions   maker of Medieval-style waxed leather bottles
   name/address: Greg Klassen, Mulberry Impressions, 49 Parkindale Rd Pollett River, NB, E4Z 3A7, Canada  
   email:    web site: in the works

Beaver Buckets  wooden buckets, basins, washtubs, barrels, yokes, and butter churns
   name/address:Rt. 1 Box 159, Indianola, NE 69034
   phone: 308-364-2528   fax: none
   email:    web site:

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Speakers & Consultants

Please note: Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement of the individual by Food History News or Sandy Oliver.

Carlin, Joe   18th Century Tavern life and Federal Era foodways; clams.
   name/address: 15 Kimball Ave., Ispwich, MA, 01938-1206
   phone: 617-565-1170    fax: 978-356-8306
   email:    web site:

Dansak, Michele   Open-Hearth Cookery Lessons & Demonstrations.
   name/address: 206 Saxson St., Hillsborough, NJ 08844-3461

Dillon, Clarissa    18th Century hearth cookery and gardening, eastern Pennsylvania; food preservation.
   name/address: 768 Buck Lane, Haverford, PA 19041
   phone: 610-642-4269   fax: none
   email: none   web site: none

Easton, Ellen    tea and tea drinking history; tea menu and presentation consultant to hospitality industry.
   phone:(212) 722-7981   
   best contact by email: with FHN in the subject line.   

Gunderson, Mary  Expert on Lewis and Clark Expedition foodways, early 19th century cooking across North America, prairie foods, pioneer farm cooking; author of several food histories for children and of The Food Journal of Lewis & Clark.
   name/address:PO Box 709, Yankton SD 57078
   phone: 877 581 8422    fax: 605 668 9586
   email:    web site:

Krall-Russo, Judith   New Jersey's food history, including cranberries, blueberries and tomatoes; tea and tea-drinking customs.
   address: PO Box 515, Fords, NJ 08863
   phone: 732-985-2486   fax: 732-984-5138
   email:    web site:

Oliver, Sandra   19th Century New England food history, seafood, and food at sea. 18th Century domestic arts, including cooking, preservation.
   name/address: 1061 Main Rd., Islesboro, ME 04848
   phone: none   fax: none
   email:   web site:

Past Masters in Early American Domestic Arts  Educational group interpreting domestic skills and processes prevalent during the American Revolution
   name/address:768 Buck Lane, Haverford PA 19041
   phone: 610-642-4269   fax: none
   email:    web site:

Plaisted, Susan McLellan  Speaker on: bake oven, Native American foodways, 18th century food history
   name/address:PO Box 1162, Morrisville PA 19067
   phone: 215-219-9542   fax: none
   email:    web site:

Rees, John U.   Revolutionary War British and American soldier foodways and life. The World of the Common Soldier
   name/address: 136 N. Sugan Rd., New Hope, PA 18938
   phone: none   fax: none
   email:   web site: (sample articles)

Rose, Peter G.   Expert on Dutch cookery and on Dutch in Hudson Valley
   name/address: New York. RR3 Indian Lane, South Salem, NY 10590
   phone: 914-763-8898   fax: none
   email:   web site:

Smith, Andrew   Expert on history of tomato, popcorn, peanuts, ketchup and turkey; American culinary history; teaches at the New School
   name/address: 135 Eastern Pkwy 11A, Brooklyn, NY, 11238
   phone: 718-783-0915   fax: 212-624-1412
   email:   web site:

Sorensen, Leni Ashmore     expert on 18th and 19th century African-American foodways.
   name/address: 4692 Browns Gap Tnpk, Crozet, VA 22932-1608
   phone: 434-823-7079   fax: none

Wheaton, Barbara  French culinary history; culinary history methodology.
   name/address:268 Elm St., Concord, MA, 01742
   phone: 978-369-7007   fax: none
   email:    web site: none

Williams, Jackie  Food on the Oregon Trail and in the Pacific Northwest
   name/address:1235 22nd Ave. East, Seattle, WA, 98112
   phone: 206-322-4197   fax: none
   email:    web site: none

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Worthy Websites

Email discussion list for cookbook collectors and forum for the exchange of ideas and information about cookbooks and related subjects
&email:    web site:

Cookery Exhibit  
Kansas State Univeristy's on-line display of early cookery material, with recipes.
web site: and also for manuscript materials
Eleventh Edidtion (1911)Encyclopedia Brittanica  
The whole thing on-line.
web address:

Feeding America: The Historic American Cookbook Project  
Full text reproductions of 76 historic American cookbooks, searchable.
web site:

The FOOD Museum Online  
Co-directors: Meredith and Tom Hughes
mail address: 9908 La Paz, NW Albuquerque, NM 87114   phone: 505 898 0909
web site:

Food Timeline  
A deep site with many links, and an opportunity to ask questions.
web address:

Historic Food  
Ivan Day's richly illustrated site, with recipes, class lists, and more .
web address:
History of Eating Utensils  
On-line exhibit of items from the Rietz Food Technology Collection in Department of Anthropology at the California Academy of Sciences. Address: 875 Howard St., San Francisco, CA, 94103. Phone: (415) 321-8369.
web address:
In the Victorian Kitchen  
On-line exhibit of items from the Rietz Food Technology Collection in Department of Anthropology at the California Academy of Sciences. Address: 875 Howard St., San Francisco, CA, 94103. Phone: (415) 321-8369.
web address:
Longone Center for American Culinary Research  
Janice Bluestein Longone's collection at the University of Michigan is well supported by an interesting website.
web address:
New York Public Library Digital Gallery  
Digitized a menu collection, spanning the 1850s to the 1930s; with most between 1890 and 1910."> web address here.

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