Upstairs and downstairs in historic cookbooks

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Anne Bayne cookbook, circa 1700 | Szathmary Culinary Manuscripts and Cookbooks.

While “Downton Abbey” fans tune in to season 4 in record numbers and our Special Collections department celebrates with an exhibition of period cookbooks, volunteers at the Libraries’ DIY History crowdsourcing site continue to transcribe historic recipes handwritten by real-life Mrs. Patmores.

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