Collection 005 - Brazilian Menu collection

Identity area

Reference code

CA UTSC 005

Title

Brazilian Menu collection

Date(s)

  • [1952?]-[197-?] (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

0.13 m of textual records.

Context area

Name of creator

(unknown)

Biographical history

Archival history

Material was given to Dan Bender for inclusion into UTSC Library holdings from an unknown source.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Daniel Bender donated the material to UTSC Library in 2014.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Collection consists of menus from various regions of Brazil. Restaurants are located in Sobra-Loja, Rio de Janeiro, Londrina, Sao Paulo, Leblon, Bahia, and Sao Lourenco. Bar fare, breakfast menus, steakhouse, hamburger house, and pan-American cuisine are just some types of dishes and restaurant represented.

A portion of the menus are from hotels. Menu types include trifold, booklet, seven-fold, placemat and bookmark style. Several menus are laminated or in vinyl enclosures. A portion of the menus have prices written in by hand in various colours of ink and are stained.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

System of arrangement

Menus are arranged in alphabetical order.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Restrictions may be placed on material for preservation reasons.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copyright reside with the creator of the material. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission to publish any part of the collection.

Language of material

  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • English

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Many of the menus show signs of foxing and rust from staples.

Finding aids

Item level listing of the menus is available.

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Note

Citation of the material should include the following elements:

University of Toronto Scarborough Library, Archives & Special Collections, Fonds/Collection title, Series Name - Box # File # - Item # (if applicable).

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