Guide to the Julia Child Award Winners Collection
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1371
Creators:
Bush, Laura
Pepin, Jacques
Obama, Michelle
Obama, Barack
Jacques Pepin
Bush, Laura
Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946-
Frontera Grill (Restaurant)
Bayless, Rick
Obama, Michelle
Obama, Barack
Dates:
circa 1952-2015
Languages:
English
Some materials are in French.
Physical Description:
0.15 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:
The collection documents the life and career of French chef, author, and television personality Jacques Pepin primarily through correspondence, menus, and photographs.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection documents the life and career of French chef, author, and television personality Jacques Pepin. Included are prints of menus illustrated by Pepin; original menus he illustrated; a print of a drawing done by Pepin; letters from President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush and President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama; a diploma; two certificates; photographs of Pepin throughout his life and career; and autographed photos from President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama and First Lady Laura Bush.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged into one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Jacques Pepin was born on December 18, 1935, in Bourg-en-Bresse, France. He grew up working at his family restaurant, served as a chef in the French navy, and earned acclaim as a chef at many French restaurants. After moving to the United States. He made a name for himself as chef for the Howard Johnson restaurant chain. He met Julia Child and collaborated with her on the daytime Emmy Award winning TV show Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home. He has written over twenty cookbooks and created the artistic design for his menus.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Rebecca Kuske, intern, 2016.
Author
Rebecca Kuske
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated to the Archives Center in 2015 by Jacques Pepin.

Digital Content
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Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Julia Child Award Winners Collection, circa 1952-2015, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Photographs -- 21st century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 1950-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Letters (correspondence) -- 21st century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Menus Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diplomas -- 1970-1980 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Letters (correspondence) -- 20th century. Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cooks Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Child, Julia Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives