- [1952?]-[197-?] (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.13 m of textual records.
Name of creator
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
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 resides 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
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Many of the menus show signs of foxing and rust from staples.
Item level listing of the menus is available.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
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).