Download Folder

0 items

1850s and 1860s Hotel and Restaurant Menus

These mid nineteenth century menus located in the Hospitality Industry Archives, at the Hilton College of the University of Houston reveal a treasure trove of historical information. The menus relate not only the regional cuisine of the particular restaurant but also show some of the cultural and social norms of society. The menus are from hotel restaurants, stand-alone restaurants and steamships.

Browse the Collection
Items 1-20 of 80 more items
Related Collections
Travel History
Exotic Impressions, Views of Foreign Lands
Rare Books
Travel History
Scenes from the Middle East
Illustrated and Graphic Materials
Social Life and Leisure
Mrs. Anson Jones Letters
U.S. History
Jagdish Mehra Audio Collection
Audio and Video
From Our Blog