Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Tappan Owner's Guide

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The front cover text reads Tappan Owner's Guide. At the top is a vignette of a blue woman silhouette admiring a stove. The yellow title is on blue polka dots. Below are photographs of pies, cakes, muffins and napkins on a blue background. The back cover is white stock, with two cartoon drawings of Tappan chefs pointing to Tappan Gas Range, Established 1881, The Tappan Stove Company, Mansfield, Ohio, Form 1040D, Price 25ยข. The front end page has a black and white line drawing of a mother and daughter standing at a Tappan Stove. There is a typed letter of congratulations from Betty Brown, Director of Home Services. There is a machine-punched hole in an upper corner of the pamphlet, plus rounded corners of the page edges. There are five tabbed sections covering Quick Facts, Time and Temperature, Use and Care, Servicing, and Reference. The inside pages include general operating and care instructions for The No. 60 Series and The No. 2 Series of Tappan ranges. Also included are cooking charts, a canning timing and temperature chart, baking and broiling recommendations, plus some recipes.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Tappen Stoves

Publisher: Tappan Stove Co. (Mansfield, Ohio)


48 p.

22.9 x 15.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Tappan Owner's Guide. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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