Clarke Historical Library
Central Michigan University

Finding aid for
Maureen Hathaway Collection

Finding aid created by
Marian Matyn

Summary Information
Title: Collection,
Creator: Hathaway, Maureen.
Inclusive dates: 1928, 2006, and undated
Extent: 2.5 cubic feet (in 4 boxes, 1 Oversized folder)
Abstract:
The collection consists mainly of handwritten cookbooks, brochures, calendars, catalogs, recipes, recipe cards, menus, dining guides, and other materials related to food, meals, and cooking.

Call number: MSS.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University
250 East Preston Street
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Phone: 989-774-3352
Fax: 989-774-2160
Email: clarke@cmich.edu
Website: http://clarke.cmich.edu


Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Acc#68382

Access Restrictions:

Maureen Hathaway Collection is open for research.

Copyright:

Copyright is unknown.

Preferred Citation:

Maureen Hathaway Collection, Folder # , Box #, Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University


Arrangement

Arrangement is alphabetical by topic.


History

Biography:

Maureen Hathaway loved and collected hundreds of cookbooks and miscellaneous cooking materials. At least in the early 1980s, “Mo” Hathaway worked at WHYT and WJR radio stations in Detroit. In 2005 she participated in the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. Additional information about her is unavailable.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The published cookbooks Hathaway also donated to the Clarke have been individually cataloged. Miscellaneous materials are found in this collection, which consists mainly of Michigan cookbooks, brochures, calendars, food and equipment catalogs, recipes, recipe cards, menus, dining guides, and other materials related to food, meals, and cooking, 1928-2003 (Scattered), and undated. A number of these items are handwritten and more manuscript than publication in nature. Also included in the first folder is a copy of the 2006 Clarke exhibit catalog and website pages about the Maureen Hathaway cookbook collection.

Processing Note: All duplicates and non-Michigan materials were removed from the collection and returned to the donor as per the donor’s request.

Subject Terms

    Subjects:
    • Hathaway, Maureen.
    • Recipes--Michigan.
    • Restaurants--Michigan.
    • Cooking, American--Michigan.
    • Cooking--Michigan.
    Contents List
       Container / Location    Title
     
    Maureen Hathaway Collection. [series]:
    Box   1 F   1
    Michigan Cookbooks: 150 years of mostly good meals (Clarke Historical Library Cookbook exhibit brochure) and website pages, 2006
    Box   1 F   2
    Cherry chats: National Cherry Magazine, Cherry Festival Edition, v.1, no. 1, 1939
    Box   1 F   3
    Michigan Brochures with Recipes, 1930s-2000 (Scattered), and undated
    Box   1 F   4
    Michigan Calendars with Recipes, 1940, 1954
    Box   1 F   5
    Michigan Catalogs, Kalamazoo, 1928, 1931, 1935
    Box   1 F   6
    Michigan Cookbooks, Adrian Daily Telegram, 1932, 1935-1936
    Box   1 F   7
    Michigan Cookbooks, Consumers Power Company, 1960-1970, and undated
    Box   1 F   8
    Michigan Cookbooks, Cooks' Notes, Saugatuck, 1990-1991
    Box   1 F   9
    Michigan Cookbooks, Detroit Edison Company, 1955, 1975, and undated
    Box   1 F   10
    Michigan Cookbooks, Detroit Evening Times, 1937, and undated
    Box   1 F   11
    Michigan Cookbooks, Detroit Free Press, circa 1973, and undated [circa 1930s]
    Box   1 F   12
    Michigan Cookbooks, Detroit News, undated [mostly 1930s]
    Box   1 F   13
    Michigan Cookbooks, [the] Hostess, (Fred Sidmore), 1934-1936
    Box   1 F   14
    Michigan Cookbooks, Kellogg Company, 1932-1934, 1937-1938, and undated
    Box   1 F   15
    Michigan Cookbooks, Michigan Consolidated Gas Company, 1960, 1963, 1974, and undated
    Box   1 F   16
    Michigan Cookbooks, Owosso-Argus Press, 1940s
    Box   1 F   17
    Michigan Cookbooks, Pontiac Daily News, 1937, 1939, 1942
    Box   2 F   1
    Michigan Cookbooks, by Author, A-G, 1942, 1967, and undated
    Box   2 F   2
    Michigan Cookbooks, by Author, H-K, M, 1939, 1979, and undated
    Box   2 F   3
    Michigan Cookbooks, by Author, R-Y, 1928, 1943, 1949, and undated
    Box   2 F   4
    Michigan Diets (Detroit Times), undated; Kellogg Company, 1945, 1945; undated
    Box   2 F   5
    Michigan Dining Guides, Ann Arbor, 2002
    Box   2 F   6
    Michigan Dining Guides, Detroit (-Metro), 1987, 1992, 1996, 2001
    Box   2 F   7
    Michigan Dining Guides, Genesee County, 2002, and undated
    Box   2 F   8
    Michigan Food Catalogs, 1952, 1997-2000, 2003, and undated
    Box   2 F   9
    Michigan Herbs, 1980, and undated
    Box   3 F   1
    Michigan Menus, Restaurants, A-B, undated
    Box   3 F   2
    Michigan Menus, Restaurants, C-D, undated
    Box   3 F   3
    Michigan Menus, Restaurants, E-H, undated
    Box   3 F   4
    Michigan Menus, Restaurants, J-L, undated
    Box   3 F   5
    Michigan Menus, Restaurants, M, P-R, undated
    Box   3 F   6
    Michigan Menus, Restaurants, S-Z, undated
    Box   3 F   7
    Michigan Miniature Recipe Book(lets), By Authors, A-H, undated
    Box   3 F   8
    Michigan Miniature Recipe Book(lets), By Authors, K-M, undated
    Box   3 F   9
    Michigan Miniature Recipe Book(lets), By Authors, P-W, undated
    Box   3 F   10
    Michigan Newsletters with Recipes, A-T, 1956, 1976-1977, 1979-1980, 1987, 1997, 1999
    Box   3 F   11
    Michigan Newspaper Recipes/ Cookbooks, Ann Arbor, Battle Creek, 1983, 1998, 2000
    Box   3 F   12
    Michigan Newspaper Recipes/ Cookbooks, Macomb Daily, 1997; North Kent Leader, 1976, 1976; 1997
    Box   4 F   1
    Michigan Recipe Cards, Grand Rapids Gas Light Company, [1940s]
    Box   4 F   2
    Michigan Recipe Cards, Handwritten, undated
    Box   4 F   3
    Michigan Recipe Cards, Kellogg Company, undated
    Box   4 F   4
    Michigan Recipe Cards, Michigan Consolidated Gas Company, 1956, and undated
    Box   4 F   5
    Michigan Recipe Cards, Miscellaneous, undated
    Box   4 F   6
    Michigan Recipes, Handwritten, Loose, undated
    Box   4 F   7
    Michigan Recipes, Handwritten, Volumes, undated
    Box   4 F   8
    Michigan Recipes, Loose Paper, Detroit Times, [1941-1945]
    Box   4 F   9
    Michigan Recipes, Loose Papers, Miscellaneous, undated
    Box   4 F   10
    Michigan Recipes, Newspaper Clippings (copies), 1931-1988 (Scattered), and undated
    Box   4 F   11
    Michigan Recipes, On Postcards (3), undated
    Box   4 F   12
    Michigan Wines, 1960, 1963, 1974, and undated
    Box   4 F   13
    Pillsbury Flier with Recipes, undated [1930s]
    F   1  
    Oversized Folder, Oversized Michigan Menus, Restaurants, C-S, undated