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Archives and Special Collections

Information about The Culinary Institute of America's Archives and Special Collections housed in the Conrad N. Hilton Library, Hyde Park, New York.


The Culinary Institute of America also collects materials related to culinary and restaurant history.  These special collections, which are rare and often one-of-a-kind, are housed in the Archives & Special Collections in the Conrad N. Hilton Library.  In addition to our world-renowned menu collection, we hold a significant collection of rare books; the Craig Claiborne Collection; a historical recipe pamphlet collection; and manuscripts.

Highlights from these collections include


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