Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Prof. Horsford's Self-Raising Bread Preparation


The front panel features a beige, red, blue, and dark blue frame around the title "Prof. Horsford's Self-Raising Bread Preparation." Below, the phrase "For yeast, cream of tartar & soda or saleratus" is written in brown lettering. The back panel contains a drawn colored illustration of three children and a large container of Horsford's Self-Raising Preparation. At the bottom it states "Manufactured by the Rumford Chemical Works" in brown lettering. The inside panels begin with the heading "Horsford's Bread Preparation" and continues with paragraphs describing the Cream of Tartar product and it's uses. There is also a list of "Eminent Authorities" stated including Baron Liebig and Dr. James C. Blaney. All the lettering on the inside panels is written in blue lettering.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Horsford's Acid Phosphate

Publisher: Rumford Chemical Works (Providence, R.I.)

1891 (ca.)

12.7 x 8.3 cm


Language: English

Key term: Breads

Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Prof. Horsford's Self-Raising Bread Preparation. 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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