Food & Drink History Resources @Virginia Tech (and Beyond): A Few Suggested Readings

Special Collections in the University Libraries can help with your food & drink history research, including books, manuscript collections, ephemera & digital items. This LibGuide also includes resources you can find at other institutions.

Suggested Readings and Reference Books

This is not a complete list of books, periodicals, or other materials on American and southern food and foodways, but it does include some suggested publications to consult that are available in Newman Library or Special Collections. We also recommend searching the library's holdings, consulting the library's reference staff, or visiting Special Collections for additional help.

The links below will take you to the catalog record for the item. (Newman Library) indicates the book is part of the circulating collection. (Special Collections) indicates the book is only available for use in the Special Collections reading room and does not circulate.

Cookery, Food, and Foodways: American (General)

Cookery, Food, and Foodways: Appalachian and Southern


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