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Bridge Camp Christmas Dinner Menu

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [Coll 451] 1
Identifier: Coll 451

Scope and Contents

Collection is comprised of a menu for the Christmas dinner served at Bridge Camp, Oregon in 1921. The menu includes not only a listing of the foods served at dinner, but the cost per plate (forty cents, paid in advance), and the quantity of each item (e.g. "Promised Turkey, lean, Absent").


  • 1921

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

The menu states that it was cooked at "Bridge Camp, Caves Road, Oregon" on Christmas Day, 1921 by Chef Richard Manning. Caves Road may refer to the road leading to the Oregon Caves (called Caves Highway/Highway 46). Therefore, "Bridge Camp" could refer to any of the bridges along the historic route to the Caves: Grayback Creek Bridge, Lake Creek Bridge, Sucker Creek Bridge, or Kelley Creek Bridge.


0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder

Language of Materials



Collection is comprised of a menu for the Christmas dinner served at Bridge Camp, Oregon in 1921.


Collection contains one item, arranged chronologically.

Bridge Camp Dinner Menu
Preliminary Description
Rachel Lilley.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA