Digitized Cookbooks on the Getty Research Portal for your Holiday Feasting

The Getty Research Portal’s newest Virtual Collection, Cookbook Collection (Getty Research Institute), is available just in time for the holiday season! Created in collaboration with GRI Associate Digital Media Producer Kirsten Lew, the collection accompanies her exploration of a Renaissance recipe for potato pie, featured in Getty News & Stories.

The Virtual Collection includes more than 100 digitized cookbooks from the Anne Willan and Mark Cherniavsky Gastronomy Collection. Check out the Virtual Collection to find many holiday feasting delights!

Library Winter Break Closure: December 26-January 6

The Library will be closed to all Readers beginning Monday, December 26, and will reopen on Monday, January 9. All Research Services staff (Reference, Circulation, Special Collections Reading Room, Interlibrary Loan) will be unavailable during this time. Requests received during the closure will be processed starting January 9.

Be sure to submit requests for library materials before these deadlines:

Monday, December 19, at 2 p.m. for Special Collections appointments in early January
Tuesday, December 20, at 8 a.m. for General Collections items at the Villa
Thursday, December 22, at 10 a.m. for General Collections items from Storage and Library Annex

The deadline for scheduling New/Renewing Reader Library visits and Special Collections Reading Room appointments for the week beginning January 9 is Tuesday, December 20.

Contact the Reference Desk with any related questions at (310) 440-7390 or reference@getty.edu

Your patience is appreciated in the New Year as we respond to requests in the order received.

We look forward to welcoming you back in 2023!