Recipes for Disaster? Culinary Recipes and Medical Prescriptions (WYW1352/3/4/7/3)

A deep emerald green embossed with gold, from the outside it’s an impressive book dating from the eighteenth-century. It’s the inside, however, that reveals the subtle intricacies of the early modern household. From Syrup of Saffron to ‘an Excellent Plaster for a Rupture’, this book attests to the significance of recipe collection as both a … Continue reading Recipes for Disaster? Culinary Recipes and Medical Prescriptions (WYW1352/3/4/7/3)

Anne Lister – Diary Transcription Project

West Yorkshire Archive Service is starting an exciting transcription project of Anne Lister’s incredible diaries and are looking for volunteers to get involved. The aim of our transcription project is to provide complete transcriptions of every page of Anne Lister’s diaries which will be made freely available alongside the diary images on our online catalogue. … Continue reading Anne Lister – Diary Transcription Project