“Adventures in Gastronomy” is the focus of Cambridge’s Sixth Annual Open Archives Tour.
August 12, 2014—The Harvard University Archives and Schlesinger Library opened their doors to a display of food-related items. While recipes abounded, a few items took the cake, including Julia Child’s Emmy award, a sketch of an epic 1818 Harvard dining hall food fight and china used at Harvard in the 19th century.
The Archives’ display was but a sampling of its holdings. “We hope that this will be a little bit of a taste for you and you’ll come back for more,” Robin McElheny told the tour. Robin is the associate university archivist for collections and public services.
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