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Fleming / Sayers Culinary Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Wade-A-112

Scope and Contents

The archive begins with the proof copy and advertisements for Gormet’s Book of Food and Drink, then follows with various culinary typescripts and notes by both Mac Fleming and Dorothy L. Sayers.


  • Created: 1933-1940


Conditions Governing Access

Copies or publication of unpublished materials by Dorothy L. Sayers require permissions from the Sayers Literary Executor.

Biographical or Historical Information

The material in this archive was acquired at auction from Sotheby’s in London by the Wade Center in 2000. The original Sotheby’s lot included in this archive is: Lot 300, iii.


1.00 box : 11 folders

0.3 Linear Feet

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This archive contains a proof copy of Atherton (Mac) Fleming's book Gourmet's Book of Food and Drink, and additional recipes and notes relating to culinary topics by both Mac and Dorothy L. Sayers.

Source of Acquisition


Related Materials

Researchers interested in this archive may also wish to consult the following resources in the Wade Center holdings:

“An omelette fit for a nobleman.” Sayers manuscript MS-458.

Fleming, Atherton. Gourmet's Book of Food and Drink. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1935. Wade Center book collection - Call no.: TX635 .F54 1935

Other materials in the Wade Center holdings may relate to the topics in this archive. See the archivist for further research assistance.

Other Descriptive Information

There is an acquisition file for this collection. There is a research copy of this collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Laura Schmidt

Fleming / Sayers Culinary Papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Marion E. Wade Center Repository

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