Dates: 1912 January 14

Collection Number: MS 448

Physical Location: Archive Room File Cabinet

Extent: 1 folder (2 items).

Creators/Collectors: Thurman, Maria Louisa Magruder

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

User Restrictions: No restrictions.

Preferred Citation: Maria Magruder Edgmont Recipe Book, MS 448, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va.

Acquisition Information: Gift of Sarah Minor Smith.

Biographical/Historical Information: Maria Louisa Magruder was born on 3 July 1877. She married James Oscar Thurman on 18 November 1918. Maria lived in Edgmont all her life and died on 8 June 1947.

Scope and Content: This collection contains one original recipe book and a transcription copy of the recipe book. The recipe book includes handwritten baking and cooking recipes; newspaper clippings on various homemaker tips on cleaning clothes, removing stains, and additional published recipes; and notes on family members birthdates at the back of the book.

Persons: Thurman, Maria Louisa Magruder.

Family Names:

  • Magruder family.
  • Thurman family.

Subjects: Cookbooks--Virginia--20th century

Geographical Names: Edgmont.

Record Types: Albums (Books).