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Foodways Research Guide: Researching Food Items

Helpful resources for researching the food traditions or customs ...

Reference books

Books are in the Reference Collection, near the Circulation Desk.

Electronic Resources

Need more books?

Here are a few strategies:

1. Search for books in the  catalog

2. Try browsing shelves using the following Dewey numbers MAIN COLLECTION (upstairs,)  the  BLACK COLLECTION (upstairs, near elevator) and the REFERENCE COLLECTION (downstairs)

394.1
Eating, drinking (customs)

394.26
Holidays

641
Food and drink
 
 
641.5
Cooking
 
 
641.59
Cooking characteristic of specific geographic environments, ethnic cooking
 
 
641.592
Ethnic cooking
 
 
641.59205-641.59209
Specific ethnic and national groups with ethnic origins from more than one continent, of European descent
 
 
641.5921-641.5929
Specific ethnic and national groups