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Anne Willan papers, 1570-2018

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Willan (Anne) Papers
Series III. Writings and TV programs, 1961-2015 53.21 linear feet (82 boxes. Computer media: 7.04 GB [29,895 files])
Early in her career, Willan served as food editor for The Washington Star; the newspaper columns written by Willan are represented as drafts and typescripts in the archive. Later, Willan wrote over twenty-five cookbooks and books about gastronomy that have been translated into numerous languages. Her publications include La Varenne pratique, The Cookbook Library, a comprehensive survey on the history of gastronomy, the 17-volume Look and Cook series, and works that have a biographical component such as From My Château Kitchen and One Soufflé at a Time.
Included in the archive are drafts, typescripts, galleys, page proofs for Anne Willan's articles and cookbooks, electronic files, and annotated copies of the publications. For further documentation on recipe writing and booklets issued by La Varenne and on Willan's audiovisual programs, see Series II. For press coverage on Willan's writings and TV programs, also see Series I.D.
Arrangement
Series III is arranged in three subseries: Series III.A. Articles; Series III.B. Books; Series III.C. TV Programs.
Series III.A. Articles, 1971-2013 5.84 linear feet (14 boxes)
Willan served as food editor for The Washington Star, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, Tribune Media Services and contributed articles to numerous other newspapers. The newspaper columns and other articles written by Willan are represented as drafts, typescripts and clippings in the archive. Newspaper articles written by Willan also appear in Series I.D.
Arrangement
Series III.A. is primarily arranged by chronological order.
Box Folder
91 1 1971
"A Guide to Collecting Cookbooks"
91 2-3 1980
91 4-5 1982
91 6-7 1984
1984-1987: Washington Post
Box
87 1984
Box
88 1985
Box
89 1986
Box
90 1987
Box Folder
91 8-9 1985
91 11 1986
91 12-16 1980s
Undated and unfiled articles.
Box Folder
92 1-2 1994
92 3-4 1995
92 5 1996
92 6 1996-1999
Contract with Los Angeles Times Syndicate: copy of 1996-1997 contract; signed copies of 1998 and 1999 contracts. Los Angeles Times Index 1994 - May 2001.
92 7 circa 1998
92 8-9 1990s
Undated, unfiled articles.
Box
93-94 2000-2005: BBC Good Food
Box Folder
92 10-11 2000
92 12-14 2001
Box
95 2003
Box
92, 96 2004
Includes contract with Tribune Media Services relating to the writing of one column per month (Box 92, Folder 15).
Box Folder
92 16 2005-2009
Folder labeled "LAT Ideas."
Box Folder
96 5-10 2005
Box
97 2006
Box Folder
98 1-2 2007
98 3-11 2008
Box
99-100 2009
Box Folder
100 3 2010
100 4-7 2011
On Chef Ferran Adrià.
100 8 2012
100 9 2013
Series III.B. Books, 1989-2015 45.28 linear feet (63 boxes. Computer media: 7.04 GB [29,895 files])
Willan wrote over twenty-five cookbooks and books about gastronomy, including La Varenne pratique, The Cookbook Library, a large survey on the history of gastronomy, the 17-volume Look and Cook series, and works that have a biographical component such as From My Château Kitchen and One Soufflé at a Time. Included in the archive are drafts, typescripts, galleys, page proofs, electronic files, and annotated copies of the publications. Included are also files relating to the press coverage received by Willan for these publications, which complement the clippings in Series I.D. For further documentation on recipe writing and booklets prepared by Willan and La Varenne, see Series II.E. 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 III.B. is arranged by chronological order.
Box Folder
101 1-2 La Varenne pratique (1989), 1989-1990
101 3-5 La France gastronomique (1991), 1991
Box Item
66 CM41 Château Cuisine (UK, 1992, US, 1993), 2004 0.009 GB (96 files)
1 computer disc (CD-RW) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. Date (2004) is from DROID report. CM41 contains: 84 Microsoft Word Document 6.0/95 files (.doc); 2 Rich Text Format 1.5-1.6 files (.doc); 1 Microsoft Word for Macintosh Document file (.doc); 2 OLE 2 Compound Document Format files (.doc). Also see CM34. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
Box Folder
101 6 Book proposal: Chefs at the Cutting Edge (1993), 1993
101 7 Book proposal: The Culinary Melting Pot of America (1993), 1993
Box
102 Look & Cook (1992-1995), circa 1992-1997 and undated
Box Folder
101 8 Book proposal: World Encyclopedia of Breads (1995), 1995
In & Out of the Kitchen in 15 Minutes (1995), 2004
See CM34 (Box 66). Date (2004) is from DROID report. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
Box Item
66 CM40 Bistro Cooking (1997), 2007 0.001 GB (28 files)
Labeled Virginia copy and final version. 1 computer disc (CD-RW) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. CM40 includes 23 Microsoft Word Document 6.0/95 files (.doc) and 2 Microsoft Word Document 6.0-2003 files (.doc). Date (2007) is from DROID report. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
Box Folder
101 9-11 Cook it Right (1998), 1998
101 12 Book proposals, [1990s?]
Undated
Cooked to Perfection (2000), 1995-2004
Cooked to Perfection was also published under the title Cook It Right in the US (1998).
Box item
103 CM64-CM73 1995-1997 0.002 linear feet (90 files)
10 computer discs (floppy disks) : 3 1/2 in. CM67-CM73 contains 69 WordPerfect for MS-DOS/Windows Document files (.doc); 5 Plain Text files (.txt). Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
Box Item
67 CM48 2004 0.002 GB (90 files)
1 computer disc (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
Cooking with Wine (2001), 2000-2004
Box Folder
103 2-3 Slides, 2000-2001
Slides. Cold Storage.
Electronic word-processing files, 2004
See CM34 (Box 66). Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
Good Food No Fuss (2003), 2003-2004
See CM34 (Box 66). Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
Box Folder
103 4-6 The Good Cook (2004), circa 2004
Press reviews.
The Country Cooking of France (2007), 2005-2009 and undated
Box
104-105 Notes, 2006-2009
Includes notes, correspondence, proofs, reviews.
Electronic word-processing files, 2005-2006
Box Item
66-67 CM38, CM45-CM46 2005 4.23 GB (27,294 files)
CM38: 1 computer disc (CD-RW) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. CM38 includes: 1081 Microsoft Word Document version 97-2003 files (.doc); 102 Microsoft Owner File files (.doc); 12 Microsoft Excel 97 Workbook version 8 files (.xls). There are duplicate files between CM38 and CM55. CM45-CM46: 2 computer discs (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. CM45 contains 27,225 unavailable files. CM46 (0.04 GB) contains 69 files: 3 DS_store file (MAC) files; 63 Microsoft Word Document version 97-2003 files (.doc); 3 unidentified format files. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
Box Item
66 CM39 2006 0.003 GB (18 files)
Includes acknowledgments, index, glossary. 1 computer disc (CD-RW) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. CM39 includes 13 Microsoft Word Document version 97-2003 files (.doc); 1 Microsoft Excel 97 Workbook file (.xls). Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
Box
106 Book proposal: California Flair (2011), circa 2009-2011
The Cookbook Library (2012)
Box Folder
107 1-2 Title pages: Scans: rare cookbook collection, 1998
107 1 1535-1799
107 2 1801-1902
107 3-8 Correspondence, notes, research, 2007-2011
Box
108-111, 113, 129 Drafts, 2007-2009
Research, 2004-2009 and undated
box
111 15th century
Box
111, 117 16th century
Box
112, 117 17th century
Box
112 18th century
112 Miscellaneous
Box
113 Reference material
Box
113-114 Notes of Kyri Claflin, undated
Box
115 Notes of Angelica, undated
Box
116-117 Research: Germany, undated
Recipes, undated
Includes recipe indexes and testing sheets.
Box
118 Medieval backdrop
118 16th century
Box
119-120 17th century
Box
121 18th century
Box
122 long 18th-century-19th century
Box
123-124 Galleys, figure captions, proofs, layouts, 2011 and undated
Box
125 Permissions documentation, 2011
Restricted due to fragility. Contact the repository for information regarding access.
Box
126-128 Promotions/Press/Events, 2011-2013
Includes: Saveur (2011), De Gustibus (2012), IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals) (2013).
Keith Cranmer, Tree of Life, ca. 2013
Box Folder
136* 1 Watercolors
4 sheets : watercolor and ink on Arches paper ; sheets 32.5 x 50.5 cm.
136* 2 Prints
The Cookbook Tree of Life. Copyright © Anne Willan, Inc. 2013. Design and letterpress: Norman Clayton. Illustration: Keith Cranmer. "The Cookbook Tree of Life, 1474-1861. His Tree of Life shows the development of cookbooks, branching out from key early manuscripts and the first four printed cookbooks of the 15th century. Emphasis is on Italian, French, German, English and early American books. Cookbooks shown are key texts of the genre; in later centuries, many more books of each type were published."
136* 3-4 Proofs
136* 5 Copy
Laminated copy with reproduced signature in pencil: "Bon appétit / Anne Willan!"
Box Folder
137* 1 Illustration of banquet, ca. 2013
1 sheet ; photomechanical on foam backing board ; 20 3/4 x 17 3/4 inches. Reproduces woodcut in …[?].
Photocopies of rare books, undated
Box
138 Lo scalco prattico / di Vittorio Lancellotti da Camerino. In Roma, 1577.
138 Pratica escalcaria / d'Antonio Frugoli lucchese. In Roma, 1638.
138 L'arte di ben cucinare, et instruire … / di Bartolomeo Stefani. In Mantoua, 1662.
Box
139 The Whole Duty of a Woman … London : Printed for T. Reed …., 1737.
139 The Lady's Complete Guide … / by Mrs. Mary Cole. London.
Box
156-162 Facsimile of leaves from Tacuinum Sanitatis, 1930s
Electronic word-processing files, 2002-2011
Illustrations, 2006-2011
Box Item
66 CM8 2006-2009 1.04 GB (227 files)
1 computer disc (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. CM8 contains: 218 Exchangeable Image File Format files version 2.2.1 (.jpg); 4 Microsoft Excel 97 Workbook files version 8 (xls); 1 Graphics Interchange Format version 89a file (gif). Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
66 CM9 2011 0.06 GB (141 files)
1 computer disc (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. CM9 contains: 140 Exchangeable Image File Format version 2.2 files (.jpg), 1 Exchangeable Image File Format version 2.2.1 files (.jpg). Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
66 CM10 2011 0.07 GB (2 files)
1 computer disc (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. CM10 contains: 1 Tagged Image File Format file (.tif), 1 Hypertext Markup Language file version 4.01 (.HTML). Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
66 CM11-CM14 2007-2008 1.16 GB (476 files)
Includes illustration for chapters 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, listed under the title Eating their Words. 4 computer discs (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. CM11 contains: 85 Exchangeable Image File Format files version 2.2.1 (.jpg); 7 Exchangeable Image File Format files version 2.2.1 (.jpg); 1 JPEG File Interchange Format 1.01 version file (.jpg). CM12 contains: 41 Exchangeable Image File Format files version 2.2.1 (.jpg). CM13 contains: 85 Exchangeable Image File Format files version 2.2.1 (.jpg). CM14 contains: 6 Microsoft Excel 97 Workbook version 8 files (.xls); 219 Exchangeable Image File Format files version 2.2.1 (.jpg); 13 Exchangeable Image File Format files version 2.2 (.jpg); 3 JPEG File Interchange Format 1.01 version file (.jpg). Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
66 CM29 2007-2008 0.2 GB (76 files)
1 computer disc (CD-RW) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. CM29 contains: 72 Exchangeable Image File Format version 2.2.1 files (.jpg). 47 jpgs are duplicates of files in CM11-CM13. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
66 CM30-CM32 2007-2008 0.15 GB (316 files)
3 computer discs (CD-R): digital ; 4 3/4 in. CM30 contains: 225 JPEG File Interchange Format version 1.01 files (.jpg); one Text Configuration file (.ini). CM31 contains: 65 JPEG File Interchange Format version 1.01 files (.jpg); one Text Configuration file (.ini). CM32 contains: one Microsoft Excel 97 Workbook version 8 (.xls); one Microsoft Word Document version 97-2003 (.doc); 8 Exchangeable Image File Format (Compressed) versions 2.2.1 and 1.01 (.jpg). Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
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67 CM47 Drafts, 2002-2004 0.01 GB (534 files)
Included are: proposals to editor Darra Goldstein; recipes; rejected files and recipes; 1 computer disc (CD-RW) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. CM47 contains: 523 Microsoft Word Document 97-2003; 1 Acrobat PDF 1.3-Portable Document Format version 1.3 file (.pdf); 3 Microsoft Office owner files; 1 Microsoft Excel 97 Workbook version 8 (.xls) file. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
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66 CM1 Final draft, 2012 0.04 GB (4 files)
1 computer disc (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. CM1 contains: 1 Acrobat 1.6 - Portable Document Format (.pdf). Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
Files from Kyri W. Claflin, 2006-2007
Box Item
66 CM19 Chapter: 17th century, 2006-2007 0.01 GB (182 files)
Includes drafts, revisions, notes to editor Darra Goldstein, and additions to chapter. 1 computer disc (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. CM19 contains 177 Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) files. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
66 CM20 General files, 2006-2007 0.01 GB (128 files)
Includes notes, drafts, outline revisions, meeting notes with Kyri W. Claflin, and notes unrelated to publication, such as Le Feÿ agenda. Included are 7 duplicate Word files of recipes for 17th-century chapter in CM19. 1 computer disc (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. CM20 contains 112 Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) files; 1 Text Configuration file (.ini); 14 Raw JPEG Stream files (.jpg). Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
66 CM21 Chapter: 18th century, 2006-2007 0.005 GB (109 files)
Includes reading notes, drafts, revisions and additions to chapter. 1 computer disc (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. CM21 contains 106 Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) files. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
La Varenne pratique (e-book, 2013), 2009-2013
Box
130, 131* 2009-2013
One Soufflé at a Time (2013), undated
Box
132-133 Notes, drafts, proofs, circa 2009-2013 and undated
Box
134 Recipes, undated
Box
135 Promotions/Press/Events, 2013
Secrets from the La Varenne Kitchen (2015), circa 2013
Box Folder
137* 2 circa 2013
1 sheet ; photomechanical on foam backing board ; 24 x 16 inches.
Box Folder
140 1-6 circa 2013
Notes.
The Edible Monument (2015)
Box
140 General articles
Photocopies of rare books
Box
141 Ratta
141 Castlemaine
141 Versailles
Box Item
66 CM34 Miscellaneous, 2004 July 0.04 GB (174 files)
Included are files relating to Bistro Cooking. 1 computer disc (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. CM34 includes 159 Microsoft Word Document version 6.0/95 files (.doc); 4 Microsoft Word Document version 1.5-1.6 files (.doc); 3 Microsoft Word Document version 6.0-2003 files (.doc); 4 Microsoft Word Document version 97-2003 files (.doc). Files in CM34 duplicate files in CM50, CM54, CM55 and CM56, CM58. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
Annotated copies of journals and books, 1961-2015
Included are copies labeled "School office copies."
Gourmet Magazine, 1961-1972
Box
142 1961-1964
Box
143 1965-1968
Box
144 1969-1972
Books, 1974-2014
Box
145 1974
145 1977
Box
146 1980
146 1981
Box
148 1992
Box
147 1982
147 1985
147 1987
147 1988
147 1989
Box
148 1991
Box
149-151 1992-1995
Look & Cook.
Box
148 1995
148 1995
Box
152 1996
152 1997
152 1998
Box
152-153 2000
Box
153 2001
153 2003
Box
154 2004
154 2005
154 2014
Box
155 Others, 2000s
Series III.C. TV Programs, 1979-2009 2.09 linear feet (5 boxes)
Following in the footsteps of Julia Child, Willan also demonstrated her culinary expertise on television. Willan appeared on the 26-part PBS series, Look and Cook, which aired in 1992-1995. The archive includes a full run of the VHS of the PBS show as well as of other shows. For further documentation on Willan's broadcast programs, see Series II.
Arrangement
Series III.C. is arranged by chronological order.
Box Item
163 V1 Ann's Pilot, 1979 March 14
1 videocassette (U-matic) : 3/4 in. Director: Russ Fortier; Producer: Russ Morash. Property: Aida Moreno. Edited version. Match No. TSCG. Program Title: Lemons. Series Title: Ann's Pilot. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
163 V2 Anne Willan & Julia Child "Good Morning America," 1984 June 18
1 videocassette (U-matic) : 3/4 in., color. SECAM. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
163 V3 Show, 1988
1 videodisc (DVD) : 4 3/4 in. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
163 V4 Anne Willan: La Varenne, ABC "Home Show," 1992 February 24
1 videocassette (VHS) (8 min.) : 1/2 in. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
163 V5 Home Show, undated
1 videocassette (VHS) (11 min.) : 1/2 in. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
163 V6 Today Show: Restaurant Judge, 1993 September 19
1 videocassette (VHS) : 1/2 in. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
163 V7 CBS: The Early Show, undated
1 videocassette (VHS) : 1/2 in. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
163 V8 Anne Willan, undated
1 videocassette : 1/2 in. Part 1: Good Day; Part 2: Cleveland; Part 3: Julia Child. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
163 V9 Anne Willan, undated
1 videocassette (PAL) : 1/2 in. Ogilvy & Mather Advertising. San Francisco. Duplicated by IAVC (International Audio-Visual Communication, Inc.), Brisbane, CA. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
Box Item
164-165 V10-V31 Look and Cook, [1992-1995]
22 videocassettes (VHS, PAL) : 1/2 in. Includes Episodes 101-119, 121-122, and 1 unnumbered VHS. Broadcast Standards. Marjorie Poore Productions. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
Box Item
166 V32 Anne Willan culinary superstar, undated
1 videocassette (VHS) (6 min. 30 sec.) : 1/2 in. Neal Marshad Productions, New York. Includes 5 parts: 1. Masterchef; 2. GMA; 3. TVfood Network; 4. Mike & Maty; Look & Cook. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
166 V33 Anne Willan: Selected television appearances, 1994-1996
1 videocassette (VHS) : 1/2 in. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
166 V34 GMA, 1995 May 10
1 videocassette (VHS) : 1/2 in. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
166 V35 La Varenne on CNN, undated
1 videocassette : 1/2 in. "La Varenne on CNN, 4196." Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
The Martha Stewart Living Show, 2000-2009
Box Item
166 V36-V42 2000-2002
7 videocassettes (VHS) : 1/2 in. Includes: Show 8081 (12/18/00); Show 8164 (3/26/01); Compilatin reel (2001); Show 9103 (11/17/01); Show 9161; Show 9373 (5/30/02); Looped version (undated). Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
Box Folder
167 1 2001-2009
Correspondence, clippings, notes.
167 2 Mark Gordon Company, 2009
Correspondence, notes.


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