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The Hulbert Taft, Jr. Library

History of New York City: Food in the 19th Century: Home


Welcome to your guide for researching topics in the history of food in New York City!


The pages under the tabs above are filled with reliable, trustworthy resources you can access on and off campus.
  • To ensure equitable access, these books may be USED IN THE LIBRARY ONLY.
  • You may scan pages using your smartphone - Remember to scan the title page and back of the title page too!

During class time:

  • These books will be freely available on the book truck.
  • They do not need to be signed out, but must be used in the library.
  • Please return the books you use to the book truck before leaving the library at the end of class.

Outside of class time:

  • The book truck will be behind the Circulation Desk.
  • A library staff member will sign the book(s) out to you for use in the library only.

Books / eBooks on the history of food in New York

Additional Sources

Print / eBook Reference Sources


Print Reference Books may be used in the library only.


Journal Databases

Find Primary Sources in Historical Newspaper Databases

If you have any questions, see
Mr. Padgett, Ms. Taylor, or Mr. Previti
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