Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Suggestions For Making Refreshing Summer Drinks


The front cover begins at the top with a black and white photo framed by a thin black line. Inside the frame, there is a woman sitting on a chair holding a glass of tea. Below the photograph, the title "Suggestions for making refreshing summer drinks" is stated in black lettering. At the bottom, the phrase "Compliments of: Thomas J. Lipton, Inc." is listed. The back cover features a drawn illustration of a waiter serving man in a tuxedo and two well-dressed women. Below the sketch, "The Best Hotels and Restaurants" is stated followed by a few lines about Lipton Tea that is guaranteed and signed by Tea Planter, Ceylon. At the bottom, "Lipton's orange pekoe and pekoe tea are written at an angle in white lettering against a black box. The front end page entails a sketch of Thomas Lipton, Tea Merchant by appointment to: The King of Spain, King George V and The King and Queen of Italy; all shown as crests. The following inside pages contain various recipes for such beverages as tea, punch and frappes. The back end page entails key facts about Lipton's tea in paragraph format followed by the publisher at the bottom and the different locations of chief offices. There are no page numbers.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Lipton's Tea

Publisher: Thomas J. Lipton, Inc. (San Francisco, Calif. ; Hoboken N.J.)

1940 (ca.)

12.7 x 7.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Suggestions For Making Refreshing Summer Drinks. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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