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Newman Western Canadian Cookbook Collection: Selected digitized BC titles

A Special Collection of culinary titles from the provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia as well as the Yukon and Northwest Territories.

Selected BC Titles

Here are links to selected B.C. titles that have been digitized and are available in HarvestIR, UFV's institutional repository.  Finding for their digitization was provided by the B.C. History Digitization Program, from the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at UBC.

Access to the complete digitized content of the Newman Collection is available here:

The King’s Daughters Cookery Book:

Edith Adams

Church cook book

This book is in the “handwritten” style with some funny little hand-drawn illustrations.  Not sure if she is appropriate to highlight, but this recipe looks like it was submitted by Nellie McClung.

A catchy cover

Typical of the time.  This one has some interesting old ads.

The Real Home Keeper – Vancouver Bride.

Susan made this recipe, called “Fly Cemetery”

The University of the Fraser Valley is situated on the traditional territory of the Stó:lō peoples. The Stó:lō have an intrinsic relationship with what they refer to as S’olh Temexw (Our Sacred Land), therefore we express our gratitude and respect for the honour of living and working in this territory.

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