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Food & Drink History Resources @Virginia Tech (and Beyond): Physical Collections

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.

Physical Collections

Many other academic and research institutions include cookery and food/food culture history resource. Not all collections are available online, but if you're not in Blacksburg, there may be a collection near you.

Physical Collections Relating to Culinary & Food History

Wondering what other colleges, universities, and other institutions collect culinary and food history materials? Below is an alphabetical list. Wherever possible, links go directly to pages about the specific collection. Otherwise, links go to the home page for the library/special collections/archives. Some collections are general, others are focused on a region, type of food, or private collection. 

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Kira Dietz
Assistant Director
Special Collections and University Archives
University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061
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