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Jardine, Winnifred C.

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1919 - 2015

Biographical History

Winnifred C. Jardine (1919-2015) was writer, food editor, and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Winnifred Cannon Jardine was born to Clawson Young Jardine and Winnifred Morrell on November 14, 1919. They moved to Iowa in 1930 where her father worked for Iowa State University. She graduated from that same university in 1941 with a degree in technical journalism and minor in nutrition. After test-marketing new products and working on a radio cook show, she became engaged to Stuart Jardine on August 19, 1945, who was then in the United States Navy. They were married and moved to Salt Lake City, where in 1948 she started working for the Deseret News. She had four children and retired from being the paper’s food editor in 1984. She served as a member of the Utah Nutrition Counsel and president of the Utah Home Economics Association. She and her husband served a mission in Canada around 1982-1984. In May 1999, she was awarded an honorary doctorate of family and consumer food sciences by Utah State University.

Citation:
Mormon country cooking, 1980: t.p. (Winnifred C. Jardine) pref. (Winnifred Cannon Jardine; food editor, Deseret news)

Deseret News, Dec. 7, 2005, via WWW, viewed Oct. 9, 2013 (Winnifred Jardine, resident of Salt Lake City; age 86 in December 2005; retired Deseret news food editor) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/635166744/The-wit-and-wisdom-of-Winnifred-Jardine-retired-Deseret-News-food-editor.html?pg=all

UPB files, May 3, 2013 (born November 14, 1919; father Clawson Young Jardine; mother Winnifred Morrell; moved to Iowa in 1930; father worked for Iowa State University; graduated from Iowa State in 1941; degree in technical journalism with nutrition minor; test-marketing products; worked on radio cooking show; engaged to Stuart Jardine August 19, 1945; fiance in the navy; married Jardine; moved to Salt Lake City; worked for Deseret News starting in 1948; four children; retired from paper in 1984; member of Utah Nutrition Counsel; president of Utah Home Economics Association; served a mission with her husband in Canada, 1982-1984; awarded honorary doctorate of family and consumer food sciences in May 1999 from Utah State University)

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Winnifred C. and Stuart B. Jardine papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 5972
Scope and Contents

Contains primarily the personal papers of Winnifred C. Jardine, including correspondence between family and friends, cookbooks authored by her and others, journals, notes, recipe clippings, and photographs of the Jardine family. Also includes research and history Winnifred collected and wrote about Virginia F. Cutler, a scholar and professor of home economics. Also includes some papers from the military service and career of Winnifred’s husband, Stuart B. Jardine. Dated 1908-2013.

Dates: 1908-2013

Winnifred C. and Stuart B. Jardine personal papers, 1908-2013

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5972 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains several personal papers belonging to Winnifred Jardine. Includes her own personal notes on talks and speeches she has given, copies of Relief Society Magazine, programs, clippings of recipes and menus and other information on cooking, and some material pertaining to her parents. Also includes photographs of the Jardine family. Also includes papers and photographs from Winnifred's early life and Stuart Jardine's time in WWII. Included are certificates and photographs that Stuart had...
Dates: 1908-2013

Winnifred C. Jardine books, 1950-1995

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5972 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains primarily cookbooks, both written by Winnifred Jardine and written by others. Includes copies of Mormon Country Cooking, Pioneer Recipes, and Managing Your Meals. Also includes local Relief Society cookbooks. Dated 1950 to 1995.

Dates: 1950-1995

Winnifred C. journals, 1952-2007

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5972 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains journals kept by Winnifred Jardine, detailing her daily activities and enjoyments. Includes family news, work notes, and church experiences. Dated 1952-2007.

Dates: 1952-2007

Winnifred C. papers on Virginia F. Cutler, 1978-1993

 Series — Carton 25: Series 5; Series 4 [Barcode: 31197239254664], Folder: 11-12
Identifier: MSS 5972 Series 5
Scope and Contents

Papers collected or written by Winnifred Jardine on Virginia F. Cutler, a scholar and professor of home economics. Includes letters, a life history written about her, hall of fame programs, an obituary, and other documents. Dated 1978-1993.

Dates: 1978-1993