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  • Recipes and Remedies: an Autumn Almanac


    Inspired by the intriguing collections of hand-written recipes and remedies in the Wellcome Library, we will be asking if food can cure, rooting through the history of culinary medicines and exploring contemporary scientific and cultural responses to food. The series… Continue reading

  • Food, Glorious Food!


    In 2002 and 2009 the Wellcome Library acquired the papers of food policy activist and expert Tim Lang (b.1948). The collection has recently been catalogued in detail (PP/TLA) and is now available for consultation. Tim Lang’s archive provides an important… Continue reading

  • Talking Nutrition


    As previewed on this Blog, ‘Nutrition and History in the Twentieth Century’ was held last week (15 September) at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). This one-day conference, organised by the School’s Centre for History in Public… Continue reading

  • Archives and Manuscripts cataloguing – August 2010


    August saw the completion of several long-running projects, with newly catalogued collections and retroconverted catalogues both entering the online database for the first time. Several thousand new records were made available for searching, chiefly relating to twentieth-century collections. Our first… Continue reading

  • ‘Nutrition and History in the Twentieth Century’


    A one day conference at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), will be held next month on 15th September. The conference – ‘Nutrition and History in the Twentieth Century’ – is jointly organised by the Centre for… Continue reading

  • Frugal Food


    ‘At a time when money worries are front-page news,’ say the publishers of Delia Smith’s Frugal Food, ‘Britain’s most trusted cook is once again on hand with a wide range of tasty recipes that are cheap and easy to prepare.’… Continue reading