Edith Clarke manuscript material : 4 items,

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Edith Clarke manuscript material : 4 items, ca. 1860's-1910.
Author
Clarke, Edith, 1844-1926.

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Additional Authors
Meredith, William Maxse, 1865-1937,
Description
4 items
Uniform Title
Clarke, Edith : manuscript material
Alternative Title
Clarke, Edith : manuscript material
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Edith Clarke, née Nicolls, English promoter of home economics teaching. She was the maternal granddaughter of Thomas Love Peacock, novelist and poet.
Call Number
Pforz MS
Author
Clarke, Edith, 1844-1926.
Title
Edith Clarke manuscript material : 4 items, ca. 1860's-1910.
Summary
· Twenty-seven holograph recipes : [ca. 1860's-1870's?] : (TLP 0041) : 23 pages (within notebook, most pages of which are blank) : [no place] : with her ownership signature on the inside front cover of the notebook; continuing a recipe book begun with the holograph "Athenian Eel" recipe of her grandfather, Thomas Love Peacock, and his cousin, Harriet Love; Clarke's recipes include: raspberry pudding, tomato omelet, ale jelly, raspberry vinegar, "Restorative Food," rice cakes, arrowroot cake, mince meat, lemon jumbles, lemon tarts, chicken tea, potatoes à la creme, potato scallops, fruit ginger bread, coconut pudding, jelly fritters, rice jelly, tapioca blanc mange, beef sago broth, lemon pudding, chocolate tartlets, macaroni pudding, rhubarb soup, veal and sago broth, orange syrup, stewed trout, and stewed eels.
· Autograph note on printed "National Training School of Cookery" envelope : [no date] : (TLP 0040) : along with, and apparently formerly housing, 38 sheets and scraps of various sizes bearing the holograph recipes of Thomas Love Peacock; note reads in full, "Recipes by T. L. Peacock to be used." Filed under "Thomas Love Peacock."
· Autograph note on the steam vessel Proserpine : [no date] : (P'ANA 0093) : 1 ¹/₄ pages (double sheet) : [no place] : accompanying a log of the Proserpine, possibly in the hand of the Second Officer, Clarke's father, Edward Nicolls; explains, " "1840. [Thomas Love] Peacock was engaged this year in testing the Proserpine, a steam vessel which had been built at his suggestion, he salied from Falmouth on 17th Sept 1840 accompanied by Miss Love, Lieutenant Nicolls on duty, afterwards his son in law, his two daughters were also with him ..." Filed under "Edward Nicolls."
· To William Maxse Meredith, son of the novelist and poet George Meredith : 1 autograph letter signed : 13 Nov 1910 : (P'ANA 0067) : begins, "Have you come across any of my grandfather's letters among your fathers papers?"
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Edith Clarke, née Nicolls, English promoter of home economics teaching. She was the maternal granddaughter of Thomas Love Peacock, novelist and poet.
Added Author
Meredith, William Maxse, 1865-1937, recipient.
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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