- Collection ID:
Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946-
Collection is in
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- Physical Description:
The collection documents the recipients of the Julia Child Award which is given to an individual (or team) who has made a profound and significant difference in the way America cooks, eats and drinks.
The collection is arranged in one series by name of award recipient.
Created by The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts in 2015, the Julia Child Award is given to an individual (or team!) who has made a profound and significant difference in the way America cooks, eats and drinks.
The Foundation presents the annual award in association with the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History at a gala event held each fall in Washington, D.C.
Each year, the recipient receives a uniquely designed award engraved with his/her name and year of honor. In addition, the Foundation makes a $50,000 grant to the food-related non-profit of the recipient's choosing.
The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts (https://juliachildaward.com/award/ last accessed on April 7, 2021)
Rebecca Kuske, intern; and Alison Oswald Archivist
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated to the Archives Center in 2015 by Jacques Pépin.
Additional materials donated by Rick Bayless (2016); Danny Meyer through the Union Square Hospitality Group (2017); Mary Sue Milliken (2018); and José Andrés (2019).
Series 1 processed by Rebecca Kuske, intern, 2016; Series 2-5 processed by Alison Oswald, archivist, 2021.
Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Some materials reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Social Security numbers are present and have been rendered unreadable and redacted. Researchers may use the photocopies in the collection. The remainder of the collection has no restrictions.
Julia Child Award Winners Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
Business Number: Phone: 202-633-3270
Fax Number: Fax: 202-786-2453