Jell-O – The Perfect Meal! (No, really!)

The Special Collections Research Center recently acquired a unique collection – the Cookbooks and cooking pamphlets collection, which consists of numerous cooking pamphlets and booklets sponsored by a plethora of companies that span the entirety of the 20th century. These pamphlets are a particularly interesting and intersectional research resource, as Continue Reading

The Art of Photo Engraving

SC&A was fortunate enough to recently acquire a copy of Achievement in Photo-Engraving and Letter Press Printing 1927 (sp.col. TR 970 .F6 1927) for our rare book collection. The book, compiled and edited by Louis Flader for the American Photo-Engravers Association, is a wonderful compendium of pre-depression era advertising. It’s Continue Reading