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Showing 10 results for collections with a subject of "Cooking/Culinary History"
Adams Flavors, Foods, and Ingredients, LLC
Content Abstract: Adams Flavors, Foods, and Ingredients, LLC is one of the oldest continuously operated companies in Texas and one of oldest spice and extract companies in the United States. Based in Gonzales, Texas, the company is most famous for Adams Vanilla Extract. The records include print materials, product, and photographs.
B. Martinez and Sons, Inc.
Content Abstract: B. Martinez and Sons, Inc., formerly Tamalina Milling Company, was responsible for the first mill in San Antonio for grinding masa. The collection consists of 3 trademark applications for the Tamalina flour brand and one bell used by the company wagon drivers to notify customers of delivery.
Content Abstract: This collection gives insight into the origins, development, commercialization, use, and historical significance of alcoholic spirits in Mexico.Contains photographs and printed ephemera related to the production of Mexican spirits.
Content Abstract: Robin Ellis owned Robin Ellis Collectibles in San Antonio, Texas. He served as Historian for the Society for Preservation of Historic Fort Sam Houston. The Collection is comprised of San Antonio ephemera including postcards, maps, photographs, menus, and other items from San Antonio landmarks, institutions, and businesses spanning the years 1868-2012.
Gebhardt Mexican Foods Company.
Content Abstract: Gebhardt Mexican Foods Company, based in San Antonio, was famous for Eagle Brand Chili Powder. The records include advertisements, publicity photographs, and administrative material.
Kowalski, Rosemary, 1924-
Content Abstract: Rosemary Kowalski is a San Antonio community leader and philanthropist involved in San Antonio's cultural, arts, human service, religious, and educational organizations. She purchased Uncle Ben's Barbecue restaurant with her husband in 1946, which developed into Catering by Rosemary, a successful catering business that eventually grew into a full service event planning company, The RK Group. The papers contain correspondence, photographs, clippings, appointment calendars, awards, audiovisual recordings, and electronic records pertaining to Kowalski's personal life, the history of her catering business, and her involvement in the community.
Content Abstract: William Louis and Emma Frances Solcher Richter opened the first Richter's Bakery in downtown San Antonio, Texas in 1882. In 1912, W.L. Richter expanded business again when he bought the Butter Krust franchise. Eventually, Richter built a modern plant to accommodate increased demand. By 1920, Richter had built another plant across the street, which was able to produce 110,000 to 150,000 loaves a day. The Richter's Bakeries corporation was dissolved in 1997. The Richter's Bakery collection consists of photographs, microfilms, and a written history of the San Antonio bakery and its proprietors, William Louis Richter and Emma Solcher Richter.
Content Abstract: Henry and Julia Riegler (formerly Furtner) owned the Riegler Ice Cream Company, and later, the Riegler Confectionery Company in downtown San Antonio. This business was later maintained in part by Julia's daughter, Lillian Utley. Collection is comprised of family correspondence, business papers, and photographs.
Tom Christal Company
Content Abstract: The Tom Christal Company was a food brokerage company in San Antonio, Texas. Collection contains financial records of the Tom Christal Company, including ledgers, employee payroll records, and reciepts.
University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
Content Abstract: The San Antonio Ephemera Collection is a collection created by UTSA Special Collections. The collection consists of printed materials related to the culture, history, and people of San Antonio.