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Anne Willan papers, 1570-2018

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Willan (Anne) Papers
Series II. École de cuisine La Varenne records, 1935-2018 (bulk 1975-2018) 32.21 linear feet (52 boxes. Computer media: 5.22 GB [2,138 files])
Series II.E. Recipes and menus, 1935-2018 17.01 linear feet (17 boxes)
Series II.E. consists of recipes and menus that were written and prepared by Willan and La Varenne staff, menus gathered in restaurants, as well as recipes and menus gathered as reference sources and used in the context of the educational programs of La Varenne. For menus designed by artists or historical menus dating from the 18th-19th centuries, see Series IV. Anne Willan and Mark Cherniavsky gastronomy collection.
Arrangement
Series II.E. is arranged into two subseries: Series II.E.1. Recipes; Series II.E.2. Menus.
Series II.E.1. Recipes, 1935-2008 4.92 linear feet (7 boxes)
Series II.E.1 consists of recipes written and prepared by Anne Willan and La Varenne staff. They appear in the form of brochures, binders with a reference index, and books. One file labeled "On the Road Index" provides an index of recipes used by event. Included are a recipe book from Willan's mother dating from 1935 and recipes written by Craig Claiborne.
Arrangement
The subseries is arranged by type of document.
Box
70-71 "On the Road Index," 1990-2008
A document labeled "On the road index" lists an index of recipes by events where they were presented from 1990 to 2008. Events include De Gustibus, Copia, Publix, Draeger's. For events from 1995-1999, see Greenbrier Masterbooks, Box 46-Box 56.
La Varenne recipes, 1995-1997
Box
72 BB-CPP
72 CRD-ICE
Box
73 LAM-SHF
73 SVD-YED
Box Folder
74 1 CRD-FSS
Box Folder
75 1 PEF-SUP
75 2-4 Indice, 1997
75 5 La Varenne: Glossary of French Garnishes, 1978
75 5 La Varenne: White Flour: A Tale in Cereal Form, 1978
75 5 La Varenne: Glossary of French Cooking Terms, 1979
Box Folder
74 3 Levy, Faye. La Varenne, 1979
Box Folder
75 5 La Varenne basic recipes, undated
75 5 Willan, Anne. On the Culinary Road, 1999
Reference files, 1935-1984
Box Folder
75 6 Mrs. Willan's cookbook, 1935
Box
76 The Craig Claiborne Journal, 1972-1973
Recipes, menus, wines, restaurants.
Box Folder
75 6 The Garland Recipe Index / Kathryn W. Torgeon and Sylvia J. Weinstein, 1984
Box Folder
74 2 Miscellaneous, undated
Series II.E.2. Menus, 1992-2018 and undated 12.09 linear feet (10 boxes)
Series II.E.2 consists of restaurant menus that were gathered by Willan from about 1992 to 2018. While the menus are from restaurants throughout the world, there is a focus on those from France, Great Britain and the United States.
Arrangement
Series II.E.2. follows Willan's filing of menus which is primarily by geographic location: America; France; Great Britain; Rest of the World; Cutting-edge menus; Other menus.
America, 1997-2004 and undated
Box Folder
77 1 Indice, circa 2005
Index: Menus, sorted by location; Index: Menus, sorted by restaurant name.
Menus, 1997-2004 and undated
Box Folder
77 2-18 1997-2004 and undated
Box Folder
81* 1 undated
France, 1997-2005 and undated
Box Folder
78 1 Indice, circa 2005
Index: Menus, sorted by location; Index: Menus, sorted by restaurant name.
78 2 Notes on restaurant menus, undated
Menus, circa 1997-2005 and undated
Box
78-79 circa 1997-2005
Box 78, Folder 3-18; Box 79, Folder 1-12.
Box
81*-85* undated
Great Britain, 1992-2005 and undated
Box Folder
79 13 Index, circa 2005?
Menus, 1992-1999 and undated
Box Folder
79 14-17 1992-1999 and undated
Box Folder
81* 3 undated
Rest of the world, circa 1998-circa 2005?, undated
Box Folder
80 1 Index, circa 2005?
Index by location with dates: Australia; Italy and Spain.
Australia: Menus, 1992-2003 and undated
Box Folder
80 2-10 1992-2003
Box Folder
81* 2 undated
Box Folder
80 11 Italy and Spain: Menus, circa 1998-2003
80 12 Canada: Menus, undated
80 13 South Africa: Menus, undated
80 14 Unidentified, undated
80 15 Cutting edge menus, 1994
80 16-20 Other menus, circa 2008-2018
Menus possibly gathered after the index dated 2005. One file labeled "Menus, 2008-"
Box
86 Miscellaneous, undated
Maps and postcards with French regional recipes.


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