Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

So You're Going To Give A Buffet Party


The front cover has a white rectangle in the upper right corner with the title; below is the stamp of Frederick Loeser & Co., Inc.. The cover is a color drawing of flatware, candlesticks, and other silverware pieces. The back cover is white with a blue trapizoid with pieces of silverware in it. There is a definition of the pieces to the left. Below the blue area is 1847 Rogers Bros., Tea and Dinnerware E 2770 A - Litho in U.S.A. N.L. Co.. The front end page has a blue section with photographs of the original 1847 Rogers Bros. Silverplate with a description on the right on a white background. The back cover has information on using Viande Knives and Forks with photographs of the Sylvia Pattern. The International Silver Co. logo is at the bottom left corner. The outside edge of each page has a blue band with a different pattern of flatware. There colored drawings of various table settings on most pages. Pages 13-14 have Some Questions Answered and discusses what flatware to use in various situations and also how to place the knife and fork when eating depending on if you are a shifter or non-shifter and how to place them at the end of the meal. There a 1935 price list pasted to the back end page.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: N. L. Co. [sl]

Brand Name: International Silver

Publisher: International Silver Co. (Meriden, Conn.)


14 p.

12.7 x 15.9 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: So You're Going To Give A Buffet Party. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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