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United States House of Representatives Restaurant menu

 Collection
Identifier: C0504

Scope and Content

A bifolium menu from the United States House of Representatives Restaurant, dated May 10, 1935. The cover includes a line drawing of the Capitol Building with a decorative design around the text "House of Representative Restaurant/ Menu/ United States Capitol[.]" The United States seal is in the center. The menu includes many dining options, including daily specials, seafood dishes, sandwiches, salads, dessert, and beverages.

Dates

  • May 10, 1935

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions.

Use Restrictions

The copyright and related rights status of this collection have not been evaluated (See http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/CNE/1.0/)

Historical Note

A version of a dining hall for U.S. Representatives has been in existence in the United States Capitol Building since 1834. The House Restaurant, also known as the Members' Dining Room, has offerred refreshments to elected officials in a variety of forms over the years. Today the Members' Dining Room is located in Room H117 of the Capitol Building.

Extent

.01 Linear Feet (1 item)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

A bifolium menu from the United States House of Representatives Restaurant, dated May 10, 1935.

Acquisition Information

Purchased by Lynn Eaton in April 2019

Related Materials

The Special Collections Research Center holds other materials on Washington, D.C. and the United States Capitol.

Bibliography

"House Restaurant[.]" History, ARt, & Archives. United States House of Representatives. Accessed June 10, 2022. https://history.house.gov/Exhibitions-and-Publications/Capitol/Members-Dining-Room/.

Processing Information

Processing and finding aid completed by Amanda Brent in June 2022.

Title
Guide to United States House of Representatives Restaurant menu
Subtitle
United States House of Representatives Restaurant menu
Status
Completed
Author
Amanda Brent
Date
June 10, 2022
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center Repository

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