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Inventory of the Fred S. Herrington Menu Collection
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  • Collector: Herrington, Fred S.
    Title: Fred S. Herrington Menu Collection
    Date (inclusive): circa 1850-1971
    Extent: 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.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: D-012
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Biography

    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, 1971.

    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.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Menus
    Dinners and dining--History

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    This finding aid was created and encoded by Sara Gunasekara.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired from Dorothy Herrington in 1972.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Fred S. Herrington Menu Collection, D-012, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of 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.