Scope and Content
Herrington, Fred S.
Title: Fred S. Herrington Menu Collection
Date (inclusive): circa 1850-1971
2.4 linear feet
Abstract: Fred Herrington (1898-1971) was a California lawyer who collected menus. The collection
contains shipboard and restaurant menus from around the world from circa 1850-1971.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many
are stored offsite.
University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: D-012
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.
Fred Sturtevant Herrington was born on November 25, 1898 in Utah. He was admitted to the bar in California in
August 1925 and practiced law in San Francisco. Herrington passed away in Marin County, California on July 18,
Scope and Content
The collection contains shipboard and restaurant menus from around the world from circa 1850-1971.
Arrangement of the Collection
The menus are arranged by location.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public
Dinners and dining--History
Collection is open for research.
This finding aid was created and encoded by Sara Gunasekara.
Acquired from Dorothy Herrington in 1972.
[Identification of item], Fred S. Herrington Menu Collection, D-012, Department of Special Collections, General
Library, University of California, Davis.
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California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the
copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.