Inventory of the Fred S. Herrington Menu Collection

Sara Gunasekara
Department of Special Collections
General Library
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616-5292
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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.

Collection Contents

Box 2

Austria

Box 2

Belgium

Box 2

Canada

Box 2

Cuba

Box 2

Czechoslovakia

Box 2

Denmark

Box 2

England

Box 2

France

Box 2

Germany

Box 2

Holland

Box 2

Italy

Box 2

Indonesia

Box 2

Mexico

Box 2

Norway

Box 2

Peru

Box 2

Portugal

Box 2

Puerto Rico

Box 2

Switzerland

Box 2

Yugoslavia

Box 2

United States, California

Box 2

U.S., California, Los Angeles

Box 2

U.S., California, San Francisco

Box 2

U.S., California, S.F., Bohemian Club

Box 2

U.S., Washington D.C.

Box 2

U.S., New York

Box 2

U.S., Other States

Box 2

U.S., Miscellaneous

Box 3

Airlines

Box 3

Cruise Ships

Box 3

Diners Club

Box 3

Rail Lines

Box 3

Miscellaneous

Box 1

Oversize