Nebraska Authors

Mary Mason Campbell

Born 1910 Bloomfield, NE (USA)

Died 2007-12-28
Scituate, RI (USA)

Mary Mason Campbell produced New England cookbooks with gorgeous garden illustrations by her good friend and well-known artist, Tasha Tudor.

Places Lived

Bloomfield, NE
Yankton, SD
Minneapolis, MN
Chicago, IL
Washington D.C.
Salisbury, NH
Wickford, RI
Scituate, RI

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Vegetable gardening; Cooking; Cookery; New England


Bachelor's Degree, Yankton College, Yankton, SD
Graduate Studies, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
Graduate Studies, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL


Executive Secretary to the Chairman of Pure Oil Company, Chicago, IL

Places Worked

Pure Oil Company, Chicago, IL


Betty Crocker's Kitchen Gardens. 1971.
The New England Butt'ry Shelf Cookbook: Receipts for Very Special Occasions. 1982.
The New England Butt'ry Shelf Almanac: Being a Collation of Observations on New England People, Birds, Flowers, Herbs, Weather, Customs, and Cookery of Yesterday and Today. 1982.
A Basket of Herbs: A Book of American Sentiments. 1983.

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