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Collection Number: 02028-z

Collection Title: Miscellaneous Menus, 1842-1935 and undated

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Size About 10 items
Abstract Miscellaneous collection of handwritten menus and menus printed on cards and sheets issued commercially or printed in connection with formal occasions.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Miscellaneous Menus #2028-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Transferred from various collections in the Southern Historical Collection.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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These items are an assortment of menus from dining establishments in New Orleans, Louisiana; Richmond and Roanoke, Virginia; Sweet Springs, West Virginia; Atlantic City, New Jersey; New York City; and Brighton, England. One menu is a facsimile of the "first printed bill of fare in America," from Delmonico's Restaurant in New York City, 1834.

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Contents list

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Processing Information

Processed by: Benjamin H. Trask, April 1985

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

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