Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1434
Creators:
Katzen, Mollie, 1950-
Dates:
1972-2002
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
5.25 Cubic feet
12 boxes
Repository:
The collection includes Katzen's notes and notebooks compiled during her writing of
The Moosewood Cookbook
and
The Enchanted Broccoli Forest
.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection includes Katzen's notes and notebooks compiled during her writing of
The Moosewood Cookbook
and
The Enchanted Broccoli Forest
, including notes on ingredients, preparation, presentation; copies of various editions of
The Moosewood Cookbook
; a sketchbook; and letters from users of the cookbooks, praising Katzen and asking questions or offering suggestions. Katzen answered the letters but her responses are not included among the materials. Instead there are sticky notes on some of the letters which have been photocopied and discarded. In addition, there are original, hand-written, hand-illustrated "mechanicals," and original designs for the cookbooks' pages.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Series 1: Correspondence, 1980-2002, undated
Series 2: Materials Related to Cookbook Publications, 1972-1980, undated

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Katzen is the author of the influential 1974 vegetarian cookbook
The Moosewood Cookbook
, which was followed by additional vegetarian cookbooks. She also helped to found the Moosewood Restaurant in Ithaca, New York.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Sarah Gediman, intern; Julia Gibson, intern; Savannah Hildre, intern; Lauren Janik, intern; supervised by Vanessa Broussard Simmons, supervisory archivist, 2019
Author
Vanessa Broussard-Simmons
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Mollie Katzen, 2017.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation
Mollie Katzen Papers, 1972-2002, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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.

Related Materials
Materials in the Archives Center
Archives Center Cookbook Collection (AC0510)
Product Cookbook Collection (AC0396)

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Cookery -- 1970-2000 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Notes -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Design drawings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cookbooks -- 1970-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vegetarianism Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Notebooks -- 20th century Type 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