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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.A. Records relating to La Varenne in Paris, 1973-1990 4.97 linear feet (4 boxes)
La Varenne was first located in Paris in the rue Saint-Dominique in the 7th arrondissement near the Hôtel des Invalides beginning in 1975 and until 1990, a period during which it was accredited to deliver professional culinary degrees. After 1990 when the Paris location closed, the school's programs primarily continued in Burgundy and in the United States. The records of La Varenne in Paris consist of accounting and administrative files relating to the school's foundation, films and photographs documenting the school's premises and its staff, and newsletters. For press coverage relating to La Varenne, see Series I.D.
Arrangement
Series II.A. is arranged in four groupings: Accounting and administrative files; Films; Photographs; La Varenne newsletters.
Accounting and administrative files, 1973-1989
Box Folder
35 1 Confidential memorandum concerning a new cooking school, 1973 May
35 2 Confidential proposal for establishment of a cooking school in Paris, 1974 October 31
Includes other documents, letter and brief from 1974.
35 3 Note on share offering by La Varenne, 1975
35 4 Cherwill newsletters, 1975-1979
35 5 Settlement agreement between William P. Kosmas and the CEFC (Centre d'éducation et de formation culinaire), 1977
35 6 Performance and prospects, 1977
35 7 Liquidation of Cherwill and reorganization of the CEFC, [1979?]
35 8 Internal memorandum on publishing agreement, La Varenne French cookery class, 1980
35 9 Correspondence relating to La Varenne with W. H. Willan, solicitor, 1980
35 10 Monthly summary of accounts, 1980
35 11 La Varenne USA Inc. share placements, 1980-1981
35 12 Bilan, 1981
35 13 Newsletter to La Varenne shareholders, [1983?]
35 14 Compte de résultat, 1984-1985
35 15 La Varenne : Private Placement: Executive summary, 1989
35 16 Newspaper clippings filed with financial records, 1970s-1980s
35 17 Photographs and promotional literature, 1975 and undated
35 18 Envelope, undated
35 19 AIWF Simon-Lowenstein Collection, 1989-1990
Films
Reel
1 1976 October
With label: Sam Arnold. La Varenne Cooking School, October 1976. Also included is: 1 videocassette (Mini DV) labeled "Master."
Reel
2 undated
With label: Quad Productions, Inc., Lakewood, Colorado.
Photographs, 1970s-1980s
Box
36 Binder, 1970s-1980s
Included are photographs of the building of the school, the rue Saint-Dominique, Chefs Fernand Chambrette, Maurice Ferré, Albert Jorant, Claude Vauguet, Anne Willan, and Léon Zelechowski.
Box Folder
37* 1 Chef Fernand Chambrette and Anne Willan at La Varenne, Paris, circa 1977
1 poster ; photomechanical on foam backing board ; 24 x 16 inches.
37* 2 Julia Child and Chef Fernand Chambrette, 1970s
1 poster ; photomechanical on foam backing board ; 24 x 16 inches.
37* 3 Chef Claude Vauguet at La Varenne, Paris, 1970s
1 poster ; photomechanical on foam backing board ; 24 x 16 inches.
37* 4 Chef Albert Jorant, Anne Willan, Chef Claude Vauguet, Simone Beck, Chef Maurice Ferré, La Varenne, Paris, 1970s
1 poster ; photomechanical on foam backing board ; 24 x 16 inches.
Box Folder
38* 1 Anne Willan at La Varenne, Paris, 1970s
1 poster ; photomechanical on foam backing board, color ; 24 x 16 inches.
La Varenne newsletters, 1978-1990
Box Folder
35 20 1978
35 21 1979
35 22 1980
35 23 1981
35 24 1982
35 25 1983
35 26 1984
35 27 1985
35 28 1986
35 29 1987
35 30 1988
35 31 1989
35 32 1990


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