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Massachusetts Women’s Christian Temperance Union Cuisine Recipe Book

 Item — Folder: SC168-MASS-001
Identifier: SC168-MASS

Scope and Contents

The book is a published manuscript of a collection of recipes compiled by the Massachusetts Women’s Christian Temperance Union. It was published by E.B. Stillings & Co. Printers of Boston, MA in 1878. It contains recipes for the preparation of meats, soups, pies, ect. The manuscript also contains remedies for many illnesses including colds, smallpox and even a process to remove unwanted freckles. The book also contains “Useful Knowledge” such as how to fix broken china and how to properly keep a garden.


  • 1878

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No restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

Materials believed to be under copyright or other restrictions are available for limited noncommercial, educational and personal use only, or for fair use as defined by United States copyright law and with proper citation. Please note that the College of the Holy Cross may not hold the rights to all items in this collection. Users assume responsibility for identifying all copyright holders and for determining whether permission is needed to make any use of the content. For permission under rights held by the College, please contact

Historical Note

The Massachusetts Women’s Christian Temperance Union was incorporated in 1877. The Union was a collection of local organizations with the common goal of combating intemperance in the state of Massachusetts and the country as a whole.


1 Volumes (1 bound volume)

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