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Anne Willan papers, 1570-2018

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Willan (Anne) Papers
Series I. General records, 1954-2015, undated 28.6 linear feet (28 boxes. Computer media: 2.52 GB [325 files])
Series I consists of files that were not integrated within the bulk of the records of the École de Varenne or the research files relating to Anne Willan's writings. It includes diplomas and awards received by Anne Willan and Mark Cherniavsky, correspondence with Julia and Paul Child, as well as press coverage relating to Willan's writings and the École La Varenne. The series comprises CDs and DVDs containing image files. Software formats were identified using a DROID (Digital Record Object IDentification) report from information recorded in the PRONOM technical registry. All dates refer to last modified dates of files.
Arrangement
Series I is arranged in four subseries: Series I.A. Personal files; Series I.B. Files relating to Julia and Paul Child; Series I.C. Awards; Series I.D. Press coverage.
Series I.A. Personal files, 1954-2006, undated 0.417 linear feet (1 box. Computer media: 2.52 GB [325 files])
Included in the personal files are diplomas, portraits of Anne Willan and Mark Cherniavsky, family photographs and business cards. For further biographical information on Willan, see the press kit dating from 2006 (box 40, folder 12).
Arrangement
Series I.A. is arranged by type of document.
Diplomas and certificates, 1954-1972
Anne
Box Folder
1 1 LAMDA (The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art), 1954
1 1 Cordon Bleu School of Cookery: Certificate of attendance, 1960 December
1 1 Gastronomische Akademie Deutschlands, Frankfurt-am-Main, 1980 October 9
1 2 Mark: Harvard, 1972 June 15
Degree of Master in Public Administration.
Photographic portraits, 2003-2006
Included are born-digital photographs and photographic prints.
Anne Willan, 2003, 2006
Box Item
66 CM27-CM28 2003 0.56 GB (19 files)
2 computer discs (CD) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. CM27 contains 1 Plain Text file (.txt); 5 Exchangeable Image File Format files (Uncompressed) (.jpg). CM28 contains 1 Plain Text file (.txt); 5 JPG File Interchange Format files (.jpg) Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
66 CM24-CM26 2006 1.7 GB (280 files)
2 computer discs (CD) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.; 1 computer disc (CD-RW) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. CM24 contains 77 JPEG File Interchange Format (.jpg) files. CM25-CM26 which duplicate files in CM24 contain 84 JPEG File Interchange Format (.jpg) files; 24 Tagged Image File Format for Electronic Photography (TIFF/EP) (.nef); 14 Tagged Image File Format files (.tiff). Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
Anne Willan and Mark Cherniavsky, 2003-2006
Box Item
66 CM23 Born-digital photographs, 2005 0.25 GB (26 files)
Includes a portrait of Anne Willan at IGT and a portrait of Mark Cherniavsky. 1 computer disc (CD) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. CM23 contains: 14 JPEG File Interchange Format files (.jpg); 7 Tagged Image File Format files (.tiff). Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
Box Folder
1 3-4 Photographic prints, 2003-2006
Included are portraits of Anne Willan and Mark Cherniavsky, as well as a family portrait.
1 5 Harvey the Horse, [late 1900s]
1 drawing : pencil and crayon on paper. Caption: Harvey the Horse much loved by Mable dressed in red and dined at her table.
1 6 Clipping: Michel Cherniavsky, undated
1 7 Business cards and miscellaneous, undated
Series I.B. Files relating to Julia and Paul Child, 1974-1994 and undated 1.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Julia and Paul Child supported the creation of the École La Varenne in 1975 and were actively involved in its programs for many years. There are documents relating to Child throughout the archive. Series I.B. consists of a binder of correspondence between Willan and Child, letters between Julia Child and students of the École la Varenne and clippings relating to Child.
Arrangement
Series I.B. is arranged into two groupings: correspondence; clippings.
Box
2*, 3 Julia and Paul Child correspondence, 1974-1994 and undated
Box Folder
3 17-19 Press clippings relating to Julia Child, 1974-1994
Series I.C. Awards, 1980-2015 17.69 linear feet (9 boxes)
Anne Willan was awarded the rank of Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur in 2014 for her work on the promotion of French gastronomy and received awards from culinary associations, such as a lifetime achievement award from the IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals) in 1999 and awards from the James Beard Foundation. Series I.C. offers a comprehensive view of the recognition received by Willan from different organizations.
Arrangement
Series I.C. is arranged by chronological order and by institution.
R.T. French Tastemaker Award, 1980-1982
Box Folder
4 1 1980
4 2 1981
4 3 1982
4 4 Who's Who in Cooking, 1986
Box
5* Association internationale des maîtres conseils en gastronomie française, 1986
Box Item
10 1 Smithsonian, undated
Obelisk. Restricted due to fragility. Contact the repository for information regarding access.
10 2 The American Cooking School, 1991 November 15
Clock. Restricted due to fragility. Contact the repository for information regarding access.
Box Folder
6 10 The Culinary Institute of America, 1998 August 21
Proclaimed ambassador of the Institute.
10 3 The PNC Bank Award, 1998
Presented to La Varenne École de Cuisine for its magnificent design and execution of the 1998 Phildadelphia Flower Show's Central Feature "La passion du jardin." [Glass object]. Restricted due to fragility. Contact the repository for information regarding access.
10 4 Murdoch Magazines Hall of Fame International Award, 1999
Restricted due to fragility. Contact the repository for information regarding access.
IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals), 1989-2013
Box Folder
4 5 1989
Box Item
10 5 1990
IACP Presidency. Restricted due to fragility. Contact the repository for information regarding access.
Box Folder
4 6 1991
Box Item
12 1 1997
IACP Cookbook Awards Presented by Food & Wine Magazine, April 16, 1997; Lenox Brown-Forman Corporation; Sponsored by Bertolli Olive Oil, Black & Decker, Calphalon, Beaulieu Vineyard, The Food Network. [Plate]. Restricted due to fragility. Contact the repository for information regarding access.
Box Item
11 1-2 1999
IACP Life Time Achievement Award, Anne Willan, CCP, In Recognition of a Commitment to Excellence. Item 1: glass whip, signed F.S.; Item 2: Base for whip. Restricted due to fragility. Contact the repository for information regarding access.
Box Folder
6 1 2001
6 2 2002
Box Item
12 5 2003
IACP Foundation: Anne Willan, Board of Trustees, 1997-2003. Treasurer, 2000-2003. [Portrait within glass frame]. Restricted due to fragility. Contact the repository for information regarding access.
Box Folder
6 3 2005
6 4 2008
6 5 2013
IACP: Jane Grignon Award, 2013
Box Folder
8* 1 Mark Cherniavsky
8* 2 Anne Willan
Box Folder
4 7 AFEA, 2000
Box
7* Gourmand, The Cookbook Library, World Cookbook Award, 2012
James Beard Foundation, 2008-2013
Box Folder
6 6 2008
6 7-8 2013
6 9 Légion d'Honneur, 2014
Box
9* Oxford Symposium of Food & Cookery, 2015
Certificate of Thanks.
Box Item
12 2-4 Others, 1995-1999
La Varenne Cooking School, 1995; Statue of Anne Willan, 1998; Plate, 1999. Restricted due to fragility. Contact the repository for information regarding access.
Series I.D. Press coverage, 1965-2014 8.67 linear feet (16 boxes)
Press clippings on the École La Varenne and on Willan's writings appear throughout the archive. However a distinct group of records consist of systematic coverage of press relating to Willan's professional activities for the years 1965-1998. Included are newspaper articles written by Willan, clippings relating to the École La Varenne, and clippings that appear to have been sent to Willan by publishing houses and that provide extensive press coverage on Willan's publications. For press clippings relating to later years, also see Series II and III.
Arrangement
The bulk of the clippings were gathered in three-ring plastic binders covering specific chronological periods. Later clippings dated 2004-2014 labeled "Interesting articles" are less systematic in their chronological filing.
Chronological files, 1965-1998
Box
13* 1965-1967
Scrapbook. 1 volume. Restricted due to fragility. Contact the repository for information regarding access.
Box
14* 1975-1976
Binder labeled: "Press book."
Box
15 1977-1978
Box
16 1978
Box
17-18 late 1970s-early 1980s
Box
19 late 1970s-late 1980s
Box
20 1980-1981
Box
21 1982
Box
22 1983-1984
Box
23 1985-1987
Box
24 1986-1989
Labeled "1986-1990."
Box
25 1989
Box
26 1989-1990
Labeled "1986-1990."
Box
27 late 1980s-early 1990s
Box
28 1991
Box
29-30 1992
Box Folder
31 1-11 1993
31 12-15 1994
Box Folder
32 1-3 1995
32 4-19 1996
Box Folder
33 1-10 1997
33 11-21 1998
Box Folder
34 1-20 Interesting articles, 2004-2014
Also includes articles labeled "Useful articles."


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