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Margaret Wadsworth Papers

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Wadsworth (Margaret) Papers

Margaret Wadsworth papers
MS0279

Summary Information

Repository
J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections, UNC Charlotte
Creator
Wadsworth, Margaret
Title
Margaret Wadsworth papers
ID
MS0279
Date [inclusive]
1930-1949
Extent
3.0 Linear feet
Language
English
Abstract
Papers of a Charlotte widow who wrote, under the byline of "The Carolina Housewife," for The Charlotte Observer during the 1930s and 1940s. Includes typescripts of her columns, recipes, and letters from readers asking for advice and recommending recipes

Preferred Citation note

Margaret Wadsworth Papers. J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists entirely of material relating to Wadsworth's tenure with The Charlotte Observer. Include typescripts of her columns, a few newspaper clippings, recipes, and letters from readers asking for advice or recommending recipes.

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Arrangement note

The Margaret Wadsworth Papers are organized into a single, alphabetical folder title list.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections, UNC Charlotte 1999

9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC, 28223
704-687-1170
spec-coll@uncc.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use note

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Austin Duncan, 1998.

Processing Information note

Processed by Samantha Bonk and Melissa Bloom, 1999

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Charlotte observer (Charlotte, N.C. : 1916)

Geographic Name(s)

  • Charlotte (N.C.)--Social life and customs

Personal Name(s)

  • Wadsworth, Margaret

Subject(s)

  • Cooking, American--Southern style--Sources
  • Menus--North Carolina--Charlotte--Sources
  • Women journalists--North Carolina--Charlotte

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

COLUMNS 1933-1943

1 1-35

COLUMNS undated

2 1-4

COLUMNS--WEEKLY/DAILY MENUS

2 5

CORRESPONDENCE 1936-1940

Scope and Contents note

Primarily letters from readers requesting advice or providing recipes.

3 16-19

RECIPES--APPLE

2 6

RECIPES--BEVERAGE

2 7

RECIPES--BREAKFAST

2 8-10

RECIPES--CAKE

2 11-12

RECIPES--CAKE AND PIE

2 13

RECIPES--CANDY

2 14

RECIPES--CHEESECAKE

2 15

RECIPES--CHOW CHOW

2 16

RECIPES--CHUTNEY

2 17

RECIPES--CITRON

2 18

RECIPES--COOKIE

2 19-20

RECIPES--CORN

2 21

RECIPES--CUSTARD

2 22

RECIPES--DESSERT BAR

2 23

RECIPES--"DINNER IN A DISH"

2 24

RECIPES--FIG

2 25

RECIPES--FRUIT AND VEGETABLE

2 26

RECIPES--FRUIT CAKE

2 27

RECIPES--GRAPE

2 28

RECIPES--JELLY

2 29

RECIPES--MEAT

2 30-33

RECIPES--MEAT LOAF

2 34

RECIPES--PEANUT BUTTER

2 35

RECIPES--PICKLE

2 36-38

RECIPES--PIE

2 39-42

RECIPES--PRESERVE

2 43

RECIPES--PRESERVE AND JELLY

2 44

RECIPES--PRESERVE AND RELISH

2 45

RECIPES--ROLLS AND BREAD

3 1

RECIPES--SALAD

3 2-5

RECIPES--SAUCE AND RELISH

3 6-7

RECIPES--SEAFOOD

3 8-9

RECIPES--SOUP

3 10-11

RECIPES--TART

3 12

RECIPES--TOMATO

3 13

RECIPES--WINE

3 14

RECIPES--PRIZE

3 15