Manuscript Collections
Brady, Roy. Collection.

Collection Number: D-202

Extent
74.2 linear feet
Biography
Collector of catalogs, lists, and other documents pertaining to wine merchants and antiquarian booksellers. He also collected restaurant menus and wine labels.
Description
Collection includes wine labels, buyers' guides, bibliographies, directories, wine lists, menus, antiquarian booksellers' catalogs. It consists mostly of wine catalogs, some of which date back to 1835, and wine labels (over 50,000) with vintages back to 1790. It also includes notes on wines, and the people and events surrounding the wine industry.
Inclusive Dates
1790-1998.
Subject
Viticulture and Enology
Finding Aid on the Online Archive of California (http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c8xk8hg8/)
Access
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