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St John's College U.43

Album of menus compiled by L. Goodall, 1884-1900.

An album of 223 menus for dinners held at St John's College, at other Cambridge colleges, clubs and societies, and at other venues, between 1884 and 1900. The menus are mostly printed, although some are handwritten, and many bear arms, ribbons, and illustrations. Each page of the album typically carries four menus, but some have up to nine. The menus are not arranged in chronological order. The courses on each menu are mostly given in French, and only occasionally in English.

The contents of the volume are as follows.

p.1
St John's Day, Thursday 27 Dec. 1894.
Cambridge University Musical Club, fourth annual dinner, Vendredi 17 Mai 1893.
Commemoration of benefactors, St John ante portam latinam, 6 May 1891.
Lundi 28 Dec. 1891.

p. 2
St John's College, Tuesday 5 Feb. 1895.
C.U.R.V. [Cambridge University Rifle Volunteers] B Company, Monday 28 Jan. 1895.
Isaac Newton University Masonic Ball, Jeudi 13 Juin 1895.
Cambridge University Carlton Club, Tuesday 30 Jan. 1894.

p.3
St John's Day, Thursday 27 Dec. 1894.
Isaac Newton University Lodge no.859, Mardi 5 Mars 1895.
Isaac Newton University Masonic Hall, Lundi 11 Février 1895.
Cambridge University Carlton Club, Tuesday 12 Feb. 1895.

p.4
Isaac Newton University Masonic Ball, Jeudi 14 Juin 1894.
First Trinity Boat Club Ball, Weds 14 June 1893.
S. John ante Port Latin, Monday 6 May 1895.

p.5
Commemoration S. John ante Port Lat, Lundi 7 Mai 1888.
First Trinity Boat Club, 13 June 1894.
The Cambridge University Carlton Club, Mardi 23 Mai 1893.
S. John ante Port-Latin, Samedi 6 Mai 1893.

p.6
Cambridge Old Uppinghamian Society fourth annual dinner, Wednesday 6 March 1895.
Menu, Mardi 9 Novembre 1886.
Menu, Saturday 25 May 1895.
A.D.C., Thursday 28 Feb. 1889.

p.7
Menu, Samedi 11 Février 1893.
Isaac Newton University Lodge, Guildhall Cambridge, 15 June 1893.
[Trinity College], Wednesday 20 June 1894.
Luncheon given by the Master of St John's College ... on the occasion of the opening of the Perse School for boys, Jeudi 4 Decembre 1890.

p.8
Commemoration St John ante Port Lat, Friday 6 May 1892.
St John's College, Mardi 15 Février 1887.
"F" company, Thursday 9 May 1895.
First Trinity Boat Club, 12 June 1895.

p.9
Luncheon in the Fitzwilliam Museum, to meet T.R.H. the Prince & Princess and Prince Albert Victor of Wales, 9 June 1888.
Guildhall and Building Committee, Wymondham House, 22 Feb. 1895.
St John's College Ball, Mardi 11 Juin 1895.
Menu, Observatoire, 27 Mai 1887.

p.10
[King's College], Mercredi 27 Juin 1894.
[Menu with badge bearing motto 'Unitate fortior'], 22 Février 1894.
[Menu with badge bearing motto 'Unitate fortior'] 26 Juillet 1894.
Thirty-third anniversary of the Isaac Newton University Lodge no. 859 Cambridge, Tuesday 30 Oct. 1894.

p.11
St John's College, Wednesday 15 June 1887.
Isaac Newton University Lodge no. 859, Tuesday 28 May 1895.
[St John's College] Samedi 27 Dec. 1884.
Physiological Society, Samedi 16 Juin 1888.

p.12
St John's Lodge, Samedi 18 Mai 1895.
[Menu with badge bearing motto 'Unitate fortior'] 17 Juin 1894.
Mitford House, 28 Juin 1894.
First Trinity Boat Club, 15 Juin 1888.

p.13
Borough of Bradford Visit of His Imperial Majesty the Shah of Persia, Banquet at the Victoria Hotel, Thursday 25 July 1889.
St John's Lodge, Lundi 20 Juin 1887.
[Menu with yellow and black ribbon], Samedi 8 Juin 1895.
Theatre Royal Cambridge, Mercredi 16 Juin 1886.

p.14
Menu, Tuesday 4 June 1895.
John ante Port Latin, Monday 7 May 1894.
Isaac Newton University Masonic Ball, Jeudi 14 Juin 1894.
The York Lodge of M.M.M. no. 334, installation of Bro. Edwd. Hills, P.G. Asst. D. of C., W.M., Wednesday 18 May 1887.

p.15
Menu, E.B.C. [Emmanuel College Boat Club] Bump Supper, 10 June 1890.
Menu, Mercredi 27 Mai 1885.
[Menu with badge bearing motto 'Unitate fortior'] 15 Juin 1894.
Isaac Newton University Lodge, Tuesday 1 Mar. 1887.

p.16
St John's Coll. Ball, Jeudi 14 Juin 1888.
Cambridge Old Uppinghamian Society fifth annual dinner, Tuesday 25 Feb. 1896.
[St John's College] Mercredi 27 Décembre 1893.
[Menu with badge bearing motto 'Unitate fortior'] 29 Juin 1894.

p.17
Foundress Feast, 1 Janvier 1885.
Menu, 17 Trumpington Street, Vendredi 11 Mai 1888. Inscribed 'Dr Latham'.
The Vicarage Shelford, 10 May 1887.
Isaac University Masonic Ball, 13 June 1895. Menu in form of cracker marked 'Bonne Bouche'.
[St John's College] Menu, Mardi 31 Mai 1887.
Menu, A.H. Moyes, Lion Hotel, undated.

p.18
Physiological Society, St John's College, Saturday 18 May 1895.
[St John's College] Organon Club, 2 May 1896.
C.U.M.C. [Cambridge University Musical Society] dinner on the occasion of the opening of the new club rooms, Thursday 30 Apr. 1896.
S. John ante Port Latin, Wednesday 6 May 1896.

p.19
Visit of the British Association to Cambridge, luncheon in St John's College Hall, Thursday 19 Sep. 1895.
Menu, St John's Lodge, 23 Novembre 1895.
Cambridge University United Hunts, souper de bal at the Guildhall, Friday 7 Feb. 1896.
Isaac Newton Lodge no. 859, Masonic Ball, 5 Feb. 1896.
University Carlton Club, souper de bal at the Guildhall, Thursday 6 Feb. 1896.

p.20
Souper de bal, Masonic Hall Cambridge, 11 June 1896.
Menu, H.T. Barnett, June 1896.
Cambridge and County Liberal Club, house dinner to our old secretaries, Monday 23 Mar. 1896.
[St John's College] Menu, Jeudi 27 Novembre 1884.

p.21
[St John's College], Jeudi 18 Fevrier 1892.
Cambridge University Liberal and Eighty Club dinner at the Masonic Hall, Saturday 6 June 1896.
Isaac Newton University Masonic Ball, Mercredi 17 Juin 1896.
Rose Cottage Stretham, Mardi 16 Avril 1889.

p.22
Isaac Newton University Masonic Ball, Mercredi 24 Fevrier 1897.
University Carlton Club souper de bal, Guildhall Cambridge, Friday 26 Feb. 1897.
Cambridge University United Hunts souper de bal at the Guildhall Cambridge, Thursday 25 Feb. 1897.
4th (Camb. Univ.) V.B., the Suffolk Regiment Inspection, Vendredi 2 Mai 1890.

p.23
[St John's College] Menu, Mercredi 3 Juin 1891.
Menu, St John's Lodge, Saturday 24 Oct. 1896.
[St John's College] Menu, Mercredi 5 Juin 1889.
[St John's College], Vendredi 10 Avril 1885.
The Leys School Cambridge, Menu of Luncheon, Speech Day, 1889.
[St John's College] Commemoration, Mardi 6 Mai 1890.
[St John's College] Jeudi 25 Fevrier 1886.
[St John's College] Mercredi 20 Fevrier 1889.
Argyle Villa, Mercredi 1 Janvier 1896.

p.24
[St John's College] Menu, Jeudi 31 Decembre 1885.
Cambridge University Auxiliary of the London Missionary Society, Wednesday 3 Nov. 1897.
[St John's College] The Minnows, Friday 9 June 1899.
Menu, Lundi 26 Mai 1890.

p.25
[St John's College] Commemoration, Mercredi 6 Mai 1891.
St John's College, P.L. May, Vendredi 14 Mai 1897.
Menu, undated.
Cambridge Philosophical Society, Samedi 2 Mai 1891.

p.26
The High Sheriff's Luncheon to the Grand Jury, Wednesday 18 Jan. 1899.
[St John's College] Menu, Samedi 12 Novembre 1892.
Masonic Charity Ball Morley, 15 Dec. 1899.
Menu, Masonic Hall, Wednesday 15 June 1898.

p.27
Thirty-sixth anniversary of the Isaac Newton University Lodge no. 859 Cambridge, Tuesday 26 Oct. 1897.
Menu, Trinity College, Prof. Dicey, 7 Feb. [no year].
Dublin Castle, 23 Fevrier 1888.
[St John's College] B Company Dinner, Samedi 14 Novembre 1891.

p.28
The High Sheriff's Luncheon at the University Arms Hotel, Cambridge, to the Grand Jury, 27 Oct. 1897.
C.U.M.C. [Cambridge University Musical Society] sixth annual dinner, 8 June 1897.
C.U.R.V. [Cambridge University Rifle Volunteers] B Pembroke Company dinner in the Masonic Hall, 8 May 1897.
Vice Regal Lodge, 27 Dec. 1888.

p.29
Part of menu, undated.
[St John's College] Menu, Jeudi 31 Decembre 1885.
St John's Lodge, Tuesday 6 Dec. 1898.
The Vicarage, Histon, 26 Mar. 1889.

p.30
[St John's College] Organon Club, Samedi 19 Juillet 1890.
C.U.R.V. [Cambridge University Rifle Volunteers] F Company dinner in the Masonic Hall, Saturday 29 May 1897.
[Cambridge University] Menu, Wednesday 9 Mar. 1887.
St John ante Port Latin, Thursday 6 May 1897.

p.31
Fitzroy Street Cambridge, Thursday 5 July 1888.
The Footlights Club supper, held in the Club rooms after the "New Dean", Monday 14 June 1897.
[St John's College] Menu, Jeudi 25 Fevrier 1886.
Trinity + Company dinner, 6 Feb. 1897.
[St John's College] Commemoration, Mercredi 6 Mai 1885.
Menu, Mardi 23 Novembre 1886.
Physiological Society, St John's College, Saturday 8 May 1897.
Menu, Samedi 8 Juin 1889.

p.32
Vice Regal Lodge diner, 12 Dec. 1888.
Old Citizens' Club dinner, Saturday 27 Nov. 1897.
St John's College Cambridge, Samedi 11 Février 1893.
Menu, Mardi 17 Décembre 1895.

p.33
Cambridge Philosophical Society, Saturday 10 Dec. 1898.
Menu, Masonic Hall Cambridge, Thursday 17 June 1897.
Menu, Samedi 28 Juin 1896.
Cambridge and County Liberal Club, house dinner to R.C. Lehmann, Thursday 24 Feb. 1898.

p.34
Cambridge University Musical Club, seventh annual dinner, Tuesday 10 May 1898.
Menu, Wednesday 5 Jan. 1898.
Commemoration St John ante Port. Lat., Lundi 7 Mai 1888.
Cambridge and County Liberal Club, house dinner to Mr Alderman S.R. Ginn, D.L., Wednesday 7 Dec. 1898.

p.35
54 Bateman Street, 3 Jan. 1899.
C.U.R.V. [Cambridge University Rifle Volunteers], Saturday 27 May 1893.
[King's College], Tuesday 15 June 1897.
Vice Regal Lodge diner, 31 Aout 1887.

p.36
Diamond Jubilee 1837-1897, Trinity College, Saturday 13 Nov. 1897.
Cambridge University Carlton Club, Tuesday 30 Jan. 1894.
[Trinity College] Déjeuner, Lundi 12 Decembre 1898.
Mr Jones, Menu, Samedi 27 Octobre 1888.

p.37
Physiological Society, Samedi 16 Juin 1888.
St John's College Cambridge v. Lincoln College Oxford R.U.F.C. dinner, Thursday 27 Jan. 1898.
Rose Cottage Stretham, Mardi 16 Avril 1889.
[St John's College] Menu, Samedi 27 Decembre 1890.

p.38
The Cambridge Old Marlburians' dinner, Saturday 27 Jan. 1900.
Menu, Samedi 21 Mai 1892.
Pembroke College, Vendredi 18 Juin 1886.
St John's College, Mardi 15 Fevrier 1887.

p.39
[St John's College] Menu, Mercredi 4 Fevrier 1891.
"Eighty" Club and Cambridge University Liberal Club joint dinner, Saturday 7 May 1898.
[Menu], Mercredi 23 Mai 1888.
Menu, Mardi 17 Décembre 1895.

p.40
Cambridge Old Uppingham Society eighth annual dinner, Tuesday 7 Mar. 1899.
[Trinity College], L Whewell's Court, Mardi 23 Janvier 1900.
The Cambridge Old Marlburians' dinner, Saturday 18 Feb. 1899.
Newmarket Steeplechases, 29-30 November 1898.

p.41
Menu, Monday 13 June 1898.
Trinity College R.F.C. Oxford v. Jesus College R.F.C. Cambridge, Wednesday 22 Nov. 1899.
Visit of the Incorporated Association of Headmasters, St John's College Cambridge, 22 June 1900.
Menu, undated.
Isaac Newton University Lodge no. 859, Tuesday 1 Mar. 1898.

p.42
The Leys School Cambridge, menu of luncheon, Speech Day 1889.
St John's College Cambridge v. Lincoln College Oxford R.U.F.C. dinner, Monday 13 Nov. 1899.
Footlights Club Ball, Thursday 24 Nov. 1898.
Menu, Jeudi 27 Mai 1886.
First and Third Trinity Boat Clubs Ball in the Guildhall, 11 June 1900.

p.43
Mayor's Dance, 9 May 1900.
Souper de bal, Masonic Hall Cambridge, 11 June 1896.
Visit of the British Association to Cambridge, luncheon in St John's College Hall, Thursday 19 Sep. 1895.
University Carlton Club souper de bal, Guildhall Cambridge, Friday 26 Feb. 1897.

p.44
St John's College Cambridge v. Lincoln College Oxford R.U.F.C. dinner, Monday 13 Nov. 1899.
1st and 3rd Trinity Boat Clubs Ball, Tuesday 13 June 1899.
Luncheon in the Guildhall Cambridge on the occasion of the opening of Westminster College, Tuesday 17 Oct. 1899.
Menu, Mardi 17 Décembre 1895.

p.45
St John's College Ball souper de bal, undated.
Isaac Newton University Lodge no. 859, Tuesday 26 Nov. 1896.
Menu, 7 Decembre [no year].
[St John's College] Menu, Mercredi 1 Juin 1887.

p.46
T.B.C. [Trinity Boat Club] 2nd Lent Boat '99, Vendredi 3 Mars 1899.
[Menu with badge bearing motto 'Unitate fortior'], 14 Avril 1894.
Newmarket Steeplechases, 29-30 Nov. 1898.
Déjeuner à la Fourchette, on the occasion of laying the foundation stone of the new theatre Cambridge, by H. Beerbohm Tree, Wednesday 12 June 1895.

p.47
Isaac Newton University Lodge of M.M.M. no. 112, Tuesday 7 Nov. 1893.
The Tancred Preceptory no. 102 of Knights Templars, Thursday 7 Dec. 1899.
Menu, undated.
[Menu with badge bearing motto 'Unitate fortior'], 20 Avril 1894.

p.48
Commemoration of benefactors, Mercredi 22 Decembre 1897.
To celebrate the approach of peace in South Africa, banquet at the Mansion House York, Thursday 18 Oct. 1900.
C.U.M.C. – O.U.M.U., Vendredi 12 Mars 1897.
[St John's College] Menu, Vendredi 7 Juin 1889.

p.49
Dublin Castle diner, 2 Mars 1888.
At the Footlights Club on the second night of The Sham Duke, 8 Corn Exchange Street Cambridge, 12 June 1896.
Old St Edward's dinner, Clarendon Hotel, Saturday 25 Nov. 1899.
Cambridge and County Liberal Club house dinner to Alderman S.R. Ginn, D.L., Wednesday 7 Dec. 1898.
Menu, 32 Grosvenor Street, Mercredi 4 Mars 1891.

p.50
St John's Day, Thursday 27 Dec. 1894.
Magdalene College Cambridge, Tuesday 22 Dec. 1885.
Menu, undated.
Cambridge and County Liberal Club house dinner to Mr Hugh E. Hoare, Wednesday 6 Dec. 1899.

p.51
Menu, Masonic Hall Cambridge, Thursday 24 May 1900.
First Trinity Boat Club bump supper, Friday 2 Mar. 1900.
Footlights Club Ball, Thursday 24 Nov. 1898.
Luncheon in the Guildhall Cambridge, on the occasion of the opening of Westminster College, Tuesday 17 Oct. 1899.

p.52
25 Lowndes Square diner, 23 Janvier [no year].
Trinity Oxon, Trinity (rest) Camb, 10 Feb. 1899.
[St John's College] Commemoration of benefactors, St John ante portam Latinam, 6 May 1891.
[St John's College] St John ante Port Latin, Monday 7 May 1900.

p.53
[St John's College] Menu, Mercredi 8 Fevrier 1888.
[St John's College] St John ante Port Latin, Monday 7 May 1900.
Menu, Tuesday 4 Feb. 1896.
Wynyard Park, undated.

Supplementary information 

320 x 250 mm, 53 pages. Paper. Half leather (red goatskin) and buckram binding. The inside of the front cover bears the following inscriptions: 'Mr Goodall. Starting his Apprenticeship the first week in Feb. 1895 at St John's College, Cambridge. Given by J.R. Harrison of 11 Well Close Terrace Whitby Yorkshire to Dr R.N.P. Wilson (BA Pembroke 1919) 27 Skinner Street Whitby March 11 1952, and given by Dr Wilson to the Master of Pembroke College Cambridge, and returned by the Master of Pembroke (Sir Sydney Roberts) to its birthplace (April 1958).' In addition, a typescript label bears the note 'L. Goodall was an apprentice in the College kitchens. Mr Charles Gawthrop (aged 84) who began in the College kitchen at the age of 14 and worked all his life in the College, remembered him quite well. Goodall had a strong Yorkshire accent. May 1958.'

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