Material held in the Harvard University Archives dealing with food and dining beyond Harvard's table:
Records of grants for work among the Indians, 1720-1812 Samuel Kirkland's diary entries describe the food scarcity and consequent famine that were widespread in 1789 and 1790 among the Oneida and surrounding tribes.
Papers of Henry Ware, Sr., 1783-1842 The financial journal, 1797-1804, includes a small number of food recipes.
Recipe file, ca. 1920, kept by Marietta McPherson, first wife of Harvard Dean Chester N. Greenough.
Virginia Wheeler Harrold scrapbook, 1951 Includes descriptions of food served at the 25th reunion of the Harvard College Class of 1951, as well as descriptions of food consumed during travel to and from the reunion. See the Archives' website feature for a transcription of Harrold's travel account.