Abby Langdon Alger Recipes
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[Library Title: Additional papers of the Alger family, ca.1850-1980 (inclusive), 1918-1980 (bulk).]
Manuscript Cookbooks Survey Database ID#306
Place of OriginUnited States ➔ Massachusetts ➔ Boston
Date of Composition1865 or later
DescriptionAbby Langdon Alger (1850-1917) was a daughter of William Rounseville Alger, a prominent Boston Unitarian minister, poet, and author who wrote on religious subjects. She translated works from the German, French, and Norwegian and also wrote several novels. In addition to her recipes, the library's collection of additional Alger family papers includes her commonplace books.